Hi everyone! I’m Shirley Moore, and I’m thrilled to be your guest blogger today.
I’m sure many of you already have a stock of seasonal designs ready to stock in your store. But what if you don’t, what should you create?
Personally, I’m not a fan of ‘themed jewelry’. I adore wearing my jewelry, and it irritates me if I have a piece that I love wearing, but can only wear it at certain times of the year.
|Mummies by DonnaTrull Glass|
|Necklace by For the Cross Jewelry|
But this beautiful pumpkin bead can be worn all throughout the fall.
I try to think outside the box on theme colors as well. Red and Green are the staple colors for Christmas. But you don’t have to stay with the traditional dark red and forest green….
|Bead pair by SueBeads|
Pair these green transparent beauties from Sue with some of these:
|Copper Shard pair by Kristi Bowman|
And, voila! You have a perfect pair of earrings for the Christmas season, that you can also wear throughout the year!
Don’t box yourself in with descriptions either. Diana has these listed as chili peppers, but….
|Chili pepper charms by Diana P|
paired with these cuties from Kristen, you now have Christmas colors with your own style!
Valentine’s Day is a tough one. Hearts and Roses abound! But, what if cutesy just isn’t your bag? I am slowly learning the lesson...don’t create for the market, create what you love. Nothing sucks the creativity out of you faster than to make something because you have to…
You can still create pieces for the season, just do it your way!
|Heart by Aunt Matilda's Jewelry Box|
|Roses are Red by Eridhan Creations|
Thanks for reading!