by Tamara Summers. (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) This post is to share the journey of my name, to the point where I am now. For a while, my friend and marketer Liana carried the torch for naming me. My birth name was actually Tammy, not Tamara, and if someone asked me as a child if Tammy was short for Tamara, I would reply with an emphatic “No!” But several years ago, … [Read more...] about Pink Pearls by Tamara – My Name, My New Cards
Jewelry Business Cards
Tips for top-notch jewelry business cards that bring repeat sales.
by Char Jorgensen. (Woodinville, WA) Since I set up outdoors in the Pacific Northwest, it can get very damp which can cause my cards to curl. If they get wet, the color runs. That is not good for business so I 'laminate' my cards on both sides to keep them from curling. I didn't buy a fancy laminate machine. I use clear packing tape. Here is how I do it: Lay … [Read more...] about Cheap Lamination!
by Pat Barden. (Chatham, NY) I found these great handmade kraft paper side opening envelopes with stars on Etsy. I wish I could recall where, to give her credit. I like them because they match swell with my recycled material boxes from Nashville wraps. I put one or two of my calling cards in, the backside is blank. Perfect as a gift card though. Next order on the … [Read more...] about Calling Cards and Cool Handmade Envelopes
by Noreen Doll. Everyone needs a way to carry their business cards. This duct tape business card case tutorial is a fun way to do that. It's quick and easy to put together. Duct tape comes in a huge array of colors for you to choose from, and there are great colors for women as well as men. The card case has two pockets - one for your business cards and … [Read more...] about Duct Tape Business Card Case
by Kristie Leong. Business Card for Kristie's Beads Indeed Bead Shop Are you looking for a way to market your handmade jewelry without spending a fortune? Your business card is one of your very best tools for low cost advertising. It's a mini billboard that lets the world know you're a serious jewelry designer. Let's find out how to use it to sell TONS of handmade … [Read more...] about Use Business Cards to Give Your Jewelry Design Business a Power Surge
by Kimberly. (Bakersfield, CA) I had ordered a bunch of business cards from Vista Print, after spending a couple of hours designing my cards front and back. I thought it was such a good deal to get all those cards for free and to only pay shipping, what a deal - right? WRONG! They were printed and shipped to me, and I thought they looked great, only to turn them over … [Read more...] about Vista Print Caution
by Lee-lee. (Petersburg, Va) I designed some new business cards and I wanted to get some feedback on them. So I thought what better place to get some advice than from Rena and friends! Please let me know what you think. Lee-Lee Williams Inspired 4 U Comments: Ideas for your card by: Rena Hi Lee-Lee, I think you're off to a good start, with including … [Read more...] about Trial Inspired 4 U Jewelry Business Cards
by Lee-Lee Williams. (Inspired 4 U) Note from Rena: Thanks to everyone's helpful feedback on Version 1 - Inspired 4 U Jewelry Business Cards, Lee-Lee Williams did some updating and sent in Version 2 of her card (above) for our feedback. Please share your comments for Lee-Lee below! Thanks for helping a fellow jewelry artist. The business card above belongs … [Read more...] about Version 2 – Inspired 4 U Jewelry Business Cards
by Sarah Berman. This is my third business card design. Now I included some pieces of my jewelry and used a "ton-sur-ton" colors. I made my own design using Photoshop, and printed it in my house (inkjet printer). Sarah Berman Creative Art Center Comments: Artistic business card by: Rena I love this card, Sarah! The background is a great color, and the … [Read more...] about Creative Art Center
by Kate. (Montana, USA) Kind of embarrassing to admit this since I've actually got several years of graphic design experience under my belt, but... my existing business card is a premade cheapie from VistaPrint. And I'm torn on whether to redo it. Again. Honestly, I just loved this card layout as it was. It was quick, pretty and simple and I didn't have to spend … [Read more...] about Does My Business Card Really Need to Match My Web Site?
by Patricia C. Vener. (Hamden, CT) My new business card design came about because of two distinct impeti (impetuses just seems wrong). The first of these is that I redesigned my website. My cards were originally designed to reflect my old website design and so clearly they also needed to be redesigned. My new website design is CSS driven and very sleek on a dark … [Read more...] about Patricia C. Vener – New Business Card Design
by Carolina Gonzalez. (Canary Islands, Spain) Since I am opening a new boutique for my jewelry and accessories, the first thing I needed to do was spreading a few dozens of business cards with the new web address to mostly everyone I know :). This card was made (and a Spanish version for my local customers) in Photoshop CS by me. The background is the one I will … [Read more...] about Gypsy Deluxe Business Card