Creating a Wood-Burning Sampler

Creating a wood-burning sampler is a great resource to help you familiarize yourself with the individual tips and what their purpose is and how they can help you with your pyrographic projects. In this tutorial, I am using a piece of clear pine craft wood that I had available. The key here is that it’s […] Read more…

10 Reasons to work for yourself

Being self-employed amazing, challenging and over the last few years, I discovered 10 reasons to work for yourself. I think a lot of people may become overwhelmed and literally are afraid. Afraid to not make enough money and all the other responsibilities that come with being a business owner. This means of course that the […] Read more…

Start Selling Handmade Items Online

Start Selling Handmade Items Online

For years it didn’t dawn on me to start selling handmade items online. Instead, I would give them away during special occasions such as birthdays and Christmas. It started off as to supplement the family income, to support my family, to creating financial independence. And now I couldn’t imagine working for someone else. I won’t […] Read more…

Develop Habits for better Work-Life Balance

Developing habits for better work-life balance can help you manage your flow of the day is not just about getting things done. It could include finding better ways to eat healthier, adding a workout or write every single day. As a multi-passionate and multipotentialite, finding a work-life balance has perhaps been one of the most […] Read more…

Guide for using Wood-Burning Tips

Most Pyrography Burners come with multiple tips like the Colwood Wood-Burner this is going to be your guide for using wood-burning tips. Of course, there are other wood-burners out there, but since I use this one exclusively, I am going to cover what their purpose and which ones I use. One of the main things […] Read more…

What material is safe for pyrography

When you’re just getting started with wood-burning, you’ll see possibilities everywhere, but I want to talk about what material is safe for pyrography and which ones you may want to stay away from. Wood, paper, leather, gourds, and tagua nuts – but some wood is toxics when you are burning on it and it’s imperative that you […] Read more…

How a bullet journal can help you

A bullet journal can help you if you, like me have tried a lot of different ways to map out content for the month. Confession: I am a journal junkie, and I like it! And trying to find the right planner for goal setting and content development can feel overwhelming. I have used Evernote and […] Read more…

Finding inspiration for your Mosaic

You discovered mosaic and now you are trying to find inspiration for your own mosaic creations! And now you are looking for inexpensive resources to help you get started! Go out and get yourself a coloring book! You might laugh at this but some simple designs actually come from coloring books. Why use the images […] Read more…

The tools for pyrography

So you discovered wood-burning but you aren’t quite sure what tools for pyrography you need? I’m going to go over some of the tools that I started with and upgraded to over the years! This wood-burning tool from Walnut Hollow is great for beginners. The pen is supplied with a tool stand and 4 screw-in […] Read more…

I think I want to start a business

So, you’ve been working for someone else but you really want to start a business!  It frustrates you that you are tied down to a job to survive. The problem? You have no idea what your business is going to be about, or what it will do (for you and the people!) and you worry […] Read more…

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