Tea Time Art Print

In the last few years I have developed an obsession love with everything English, I think the term is Anglophile.  I love watching old, black and white Sherlock Holmes movies, reading Agatha Christie books, collecting English china and linens, and of course drinking tea.  It’s not tea time everyday, but most days it is and thanks to You Tube, I’ve learned how to make a proper cup of tea.  So, you can bet that love is going to show up in my art…

It's tea time with this art journal page - Carmen Whitehead Designs

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Blogging For Your Creative Business

What came first the blog or the creative business?  Well, unlike the egg and chicken question, this one is probably pretty simple.  If you’re like me, it was the creative business.  But, I soon realized that I needed to start blogging for my creative business and share my artwork there.  Many creative business owners (i.e. artists, illustrators, scrapbookers, Etsy sellers, etc.) may still ask, “Why do I need a blog?  How can it help me with my business?”  Here are 5 reasons you should blog for your creative business…

Blogging for Your Creative Business. Here are 5 reasons I think you should. Carmen Whitehead Designs

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5 Photography Tips For Etsy

I’ve had my Etsy shop for about 4 years now and I haven’t been active with it for all of those years.  So, it’s experienced a little bit of neglect.  But, since the beginning of the year I’ve been working on it every day diligently.  But, as much as I search for the perfect keyword or the enticing product description.  If I don’t have good pictures I will, most likely, not be selling much.

5 Photography Tips for Etsy Sellers - Carmen Whitehead Designs

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My Favorite Valentine’s Gifts

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and I’ve been searching for the perfect Valentine’s gifts for my two loves!  I’ve gotten my kids Valentine’s Day gifts since they were little.  I will admit as they got older it became more difficult, their tastes became more expensive and more picky. But, now I think they appreciate the more sentimental gifts as opposed to the more practical. 

My Favorite Valentines' Gifts from Etsy - Carmen Whitehead Designs

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