Buckle up, buttercup.

Octopus Pendant
Octopus Pendant

I’ve been with Etsy for a long time. I should have opened my shop when I first heard about them back in ’08. Hindsight and all that.

At the time I was still working a “day job” (40+ hours a week in retail…ooof) and I wasn’t really sold on the fact that someone might just pay me to make art for them.

My view on it was “Why would they pay me when they can make it themselves?” After years I have figured out that most people won’t make it for themselves either because of time, knowledge, or they just plain like the way you do it better. My friend JT says that “they pay for your eye and expertise.”

As I said, I’ve been with Etsy a long time. I’ve never really been able to generate much traffic and after nearly three years solid, I’ve only made 30 sales, and my traffic isn’t much more than 30 views a day. I think that running my own site, being able to make things how I want them to look, have things organized the way I want them to be, being able to showcase what I want to showcase, and I’d really like to not be charged for every listing. I will still keep some items on my Etsy shop, but the bulk of my art work for sale will live here.

So, we are officially building a shop here at weegonza.com. Not a link to another marketplace, but an honest to goodness shop, where I WILL RULE OVER ALL!! MUHAHAHAHA!! *cough*

Seriously though, It starts today.

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What’s on Thursday?

New Etsy listings and new events, that’s what!

My cute Wee Owl Pins are going live this morning!

We also have Phoenix Fan Fest this weekend! We’ll be set up in Artist Alley booth 318. Come by and see us! Sign up for our mailing list and receive 15% off your purchase of $25 or more!

We’re debuting our slider-top boxes this weekend! Here’s a little preview of one:

They will hold a full set of polyhedron dice, pens, jewelry, or whatever else you might want to store. The dimensions are 7″ L X 1.25 W X 1.25″ D.

We’ve got a busy season coming up! This is where we’ll be:

 

 

It’s New Art Thursday!

Busy as a one armed paper hanger over here! Working feverishly on new boxes, tins, and jewelry for our upcoming shows!

This is the new box going up on Etsy today:

It’s a MANTICORE, baby! YEAH!

A couple of different views, just so:

manticore side view
hasp view

You can check out this box and other rad new pieces in person, this Saturday at the Thieves Market in Tempe! Come and see us!

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