Saturday, September 06, 2008
I'm Finally Jumping In
Ok, I'm finally going to do it. Travis has been encouraging me to open an Etsy shop for quite some time and with a bit of nudging from some other people, I've finally decided to do it. I signed up with a username last night, not realizing that I would be stuck with that name. I picked Amy Button Designs *but* there is also an artist designer named Amy Burton and I saw her stuff in a shop in downtown Franklin but I'm having trouble finding her now so maybe it's not a big deal. I have to say that I'm a little freaked out and when I get this way, it's much easier to just forget about it and keep doing what I'm doing. But an Etsy shop is still somewhat anonymous so it's not like I'm dragging my work to art galleries in hopes of becoming "known". Thankfully it's not a huge investment like real estate or other kooky ventures I've been in on. But I need your input to help me choose a name. Should I stick with Amy Button Designs so that people will know my name or should I go with Lemons and Roses Art to link back to my blog or start over and think of something else? I should probably add that I don't want to limit myself just to art because I'd like to have the freedom to do other things...T-Shirts eventually and I might possibly put up some of the embroidery stuff I've done but I'm not sure about that because the embroidering I do is usually pretty detailed and it takes a *long* time and would probably be prohibitively expensive for a buyer...but you get the idea.