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How to use a Chronodex

How to use a Chronodex

Every time I post a picture of my chronodex stamp I am met with cries of 'What is that?!' and 'How does that work?!' and I am reminded that not everyone spends their time looking at obscure planner and time management systems. A chronodex is a visual way of breaking up your day. It can be used as either a planner or as a way of tracking how you spent your time. Each of the segments represents an hour and each small section of that is 15 minutes. You can attach notes, or activities to the segments by writing around...

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When is Free Shipping not Free?

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When is Free Shipping not Free?

Ok. I don't normally write blogposts about how I run my business, there are plenty of people out there who will tell you how to do that and they can probably do a better job of it than me. There are, however, a couple of topics that I do get on my high horse about. One is pricing and people who under price their work and the other is free shipping. When the email landed in my inbox from Etsy this afternoon, I read it and deleted it because I already offer free worldwide shipping on Etsy and on this...

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Last Order Dates for Teacher Stamps

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Last Order Dates for Teacher Stamps

Just a little update on your last dates for getting orders in for the end of term.   If you're in Scotland, I have been informed that most schools break up on 28th June.  So your last order date with will be 24th June.  You could order with next day deliver before 11am on the 27th June but, it's only guaranteed to be delivered before 1pm.  You'll be handing over that gift at school pick up time.  Please don't leave it that late for my sanity and your own! If you're in the UK, most schools seem to be breaking...

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Teacher Gift Guide 2019

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Teacher Gift Guide 2019

Buying teacher gifts for the end of term is always tricky.  Trying to get them something that they will like but you don't know them all that well and you want to avoid the box of chocolates/bottle of wine thing because it feels a bit impersonal and it's the same thing that everyone gets them so here is my round up of unique and useful things that teachers really love. This 'Super Teacher' mug by LittleCherubDesigns means that teachers won't have their mug mixed up in the staff room and they have something a bit nicer than that promotional mug...

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Partner Offer for Graphic Designers

Partner Offer for Graphic Designers

Photo by: Matt Tams For the last twelve months, I've been working with a small wedding invitation design firm making them wax seal stamps that they design, I make and either drop ship them to their customers or send to their printers to be go off to their customers with the invitations.  It's gone so well that when a repeat customer popped up in my Etsy shop with a design for one of her clients I wondered why I wasn't offering this to more people! So, shout out to my graphic designers, I have an offer for you.  You'll get...

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