March 2012

The Complete Book of Retro Crafts: Collecting, Displaying and Making Crafts of the Past

Retro is making a big comeback in decorating circles and it’s never been an easier time to find classic crafts. Yard sales and second hand shops are filled to the brim with crafts, pottery and decorations from the 50’s on up.

The Complete Book of Retro Crafts: Collecting, Displaying and Making Crafts of the Past is an amazing resource for anyone looking to get that Donna Reed look without spending a fortune. If you are missing the crafts and decorations from your childhood and just want to mimic some of your favorite television shows, this book can help you not only find, but determine what is fake from what is real.

As retro comes back into style, companies are beginning to create new versions of crafts in the old style. People think they are buying the real thing, but instead are buying an artificially aged copy. If you can’t find that perfect 60’s craft of your dreams, then this book will help you make it. If it’s a particular type of frame or purse, then The Complete Book of Retro Crafts: Collecting, Displaying and Making Crafts of the Past can help you. It won’t be vintage, but everyone else doesn’t have to know that.

Craft Inc: The Ultimate Guide To Turning Your Hobby Into A Successful Business

For many people, crafting starts out as a simple hobby. They are bored and need a creative outlet for their energies. They decide to do something they always wanted such as flower arranging, beading, jewelry making, etc.

You don’t know how to do it very good, but over time you become an expert. People begin to treasure your homemade gifts and some even ask you to make some for them or relatives as gifts. They even offer to pay you for them.

This plants the seed of entrepreneurship in your head. You think that maybe, just maybe, you can make a living out of your craft hobby. Craft Inc: The Ultimate Guide To Turning Your Hobby Into A Successful Business if you’re blue print for turning a hobby into a reputable and legal business.

It gives you tips and tricks on how to find the best and least expensive supplies, advertising and getting your name out and how to use online stores and social media to become a crafting sensation. Everything you need to become a success is in this book. Meg Mateo Ilasco is a successful entrepreneur is herself and interviewed several other crafting successes as a way to give you all the tools you need to become a success.