Creative Entrepreneur

You can find creative inspiration just about anywhere if you look closely enough. Sometimes, staying inspired can seem difficult when when you're running an indie business, even though you love what you do. When you feel the well running dry, check out our creative inspiration resources for artist communities, handmade blogs, and online eye candy.

Sci fi con art show display. Photo courtesy of Deb Kosiba

Selling at Sci Fi Conventions: An Interview with Veteran Sci Fi Con Vendor Deb Kosiba

Sci fi conventions can be a great place to sell your art or handmade crafts if your style leans at all toward the alternative or geeky. Veteran sci fi con vendor Deb Kosiba shares her experiences from selling at these unique events over the past 20 years, and offers tips on how to start showing your work at sci fi conventions.

Eclectic, Bohemian Up-cycling of Furniture and Fashion - Interview with Jeanne Connolly of Vintage Renewal

Jeanne Connolly is a masterful, indie furniture and fashion designer.  Her work starts with taking something that exists (vintage furniture and fashion) and recreating it into a new thing of beauty.  She uses a clever combination of color and fabric in each of her one of a kind (OOAK) designs.  Take some time to check out her store and her "sold" galleries.  Her work is inpirational.  I was thrilled when I discovered her on IndieMade!


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