For a little mid-week excitement I’m here with a giveaway from one of our sidebar sponsors.
Pickture That! makes fun, custom photo bracelets that are scratch, stain and water resistant — sounds like a perfect match for your favorite Instagram photos ;) Heidi shares more about their business, including a little encouragement for fellow handmade makers, and is offering a $75 gift card to the Maggie Whitley Designs community. Good luck!
PicktureThat! was started 4 years ago after I (photo-obsessed Heidi) had gone to a photo booth with my best friend. I had the photo strip in my hand and just knew I had to do something that would let me do more with it than store it away in a scrapbook. Viola!, photo bracelets. I love jewelry and I love looking at photos all day so I decided to put them together and the rest, as they say, is history.
I think my biggest piece of advice for fellow makers would be to stick to your passions. Sometimes it’s easy to be swayed by trends or pressures from others about what your creations should be, but staying true to yourself and your creativity is ALWAYS number one in my book.
What inspires me? More like “what doesn’t inspire me”. Generally, it’s the small things that bring me joy. I love genuine people, my family, nature, people who live their dreams, travel. I could go on and on…
Nothing gets me down when I get to look at cute pictures all day long! ;) When long days come my way, I truly am just so grateful for all of the love and support I get from my customers. I LOVE hearing from them when they’re so happy with their bracelets, or the bracelet they bought for their loved one was a huge success. It really makes it all worth it!
Balancing work and personal life is really hard for me because it’s difficult to leave work at the door when the door is my home. It never truly leaves my mind and I get so excited about things. But, I am working on finding my balance and am learning it’s actually necessary for me to step back into the world to experience things that keep me inspired.
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To enter the giveaway, please use the Rafflecopter entries below. The first entry is required (leave a blog post comment) but the remaining are not, although we’d love for you to share this giveaway with your social media communities. One winner will be selected at random and notified via email. Please note: this giveaway is open to US residents only. Good luck!