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10 ways to make money as an artist or creative

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  Last week I shared all about how to jump from your 9-5 into your creative business. You can read all about there here.   Today I’m sharing 10 money making ideas specifically for artists and creatives. I believe the world is a better place when we get to share out gifts with the world…

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from neutrals to colorful – new art options

lime and purple colors

Spine art and yoga art get some more colors! When I created the soulful yoga line a few years back it was neutral and calming intentionally. Deliberate spots of color in the flowers coordinated to the chakras of the poses in each piece of artwork where the main color features. It’s been fun with time…

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Wholesale show recap and the journey to get there and after

Noelle Rollins Art at Mpls Mart

This past April my husband and I were talking here about some goals for our family, my business and what directions I wanted to go in. I’ve been wanting to begin doing wholesale shows for over 5 years.  About 18 months before our conversation we had finally paid off all our personal debt, we spent…

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if you’ve had your eye on anything in my shop…

Exciting changes coming A few years back I used to carry my prints, glassware and other products in a variety of super cute shops.  Over the years a couple closed, then we moved and it didn’t make sense at the time for me to keep those going until I was ready to dive full in.…

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It doesn’t have to be so hard, does it?

My whole life I’ve been taught (or just assumed) that we must force things, head down, grinding it out to make things happen. While that is true at times, what if things don’t have to be hard to mean they are worthwhile? I’ve always had an underlying feeling like fun had to be earned. Especially…

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bridging the time and money gap so you can go for your dreams

As a small business owner I have gone to all sorts of extremes to be able to wake up each day and pursue my dream of being an artist while also being at home raising my kids.  There have been times where money has flowed almost effortlessly (after a bazillion hours behind the scenes sweating…

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how to save yourself from firing everyone

Today I watched a fellow entreprenuer send out a newsletter and post online a message to all of the people on her mailing list to FUC# ‘n buy something or get off her list.  Can you imagine getting an email like that? This is a beautiful, talented and seemingly confident woman.  What made her snap…

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Interview with Pam Dusbabek – Creating an Inspired Life radio

  This week on my True2youradio show: Interview with Pam Dusbabek of Heart of Life documentary photography She’s the one who took this fun fall photo: Entrepreneur and photographer Pam Dusbabek discusses the journey to finding her authentic and inspired path of documentary photography.  This great show is not just for photographers, people of all…

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