1. Tell us about yourself...
My name is Samantha, I'm almost 22 and I run Indie & Chic from my dorm room. I also maintain a blog that has lots of guest posts and features artists of all kinds. I also do a lot of daily posts about my life and my inspirations.
2. What is your fav. item in your shop?
My favorite item in the shop right now is the daffodil earring posts, they are so cute and tiny. I also love the custom headbands listing, right now I'm doing some custom college gameday headbands for some sorority girls :) so fun! You can find them here.
3. What inspires you from day to day?
Probably online browsing of design blogs and then playing around with new designs. I also get really inspired by new supplies, so usually when I'm in a rut I order new things.
4. Do you have any helpful tips for beginning Etsy sellers or anyone trying to open their own business?
Don't give up or get discouraged. Some months are slow and you may not have many sales, use those times to invest in your business. Take new photos, try new prices, reach out to blogs you follow, just don't sit there and sulk. I also would recommend following and participating sincerly in a few blogs. I sponsored the blog of a girl I had been following for a few months and her readers then approached me about being featured on their blog's. So be sincere and patient.
Most importantly, have fun. If you aren't enjoying what you are doing and selling, your business won't last. It will take you patience and passion to build your business.
Some blogs that I go to daily:
Now for the GIVEAWAY!!!
To win a pair of any earrings of your choice, leave a comment on this post with your favorite memory of this summer. Winner will be picked this Sunday, August 15th :)