Blog — Christmas

Follow Friday - Love it. Craft it.

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As a part of the new Follow Friday series, LanaBetty is very excited to present artists, businesses, and a variety of talented makers and share you, the reader, a little insight into why we all do the things we do. What inspires us, what drives us, and a few tid-bits of advice from the business owners themselves. Do you know of an awesome business?! Is your business totally radical awesome? LanaBetty is always looking for fun and exciting businesses to blog about. Complete this form for consideration. Wait a second - where did fall go? It's nearly the holidays! As...

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Hasta La Vista, Etsy? - Facebook Strengthens Bid for eCommerce

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As we are getting closer to the holidays, we at LanaBetty have been exploring all of our options to stay at the top of our customers feeds, without being obtrusive. We love social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram to engage and remain relevant. Additionally, this year marks what we project to be our biggest year for online sales. To say that online shopping has evolved into a global phenomenon would be an understatement, as millions of brands have gone online to sell their products to a global market, contributing to an industry which, according to Statista, makes $1.47 billion...

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Got Craft - Holiday Market - Contest

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Well, it's that time of year again. Our last show. We have had SO MUCH FUN. Oh my gosh, did you know, we flew to Edmonton for a show? It was bonkers and we had such a fun time sharing our jewelry and process with our new customers. This weekend, our last show, is #GotCraft. But first, we want to celebrate you. That's right, YOU. Our loyal readers, customers, friends, and family. We want to show you how grateful we are for such an amazing year of growth, experimentation, success, and lessons. We have come so far; now offering LanaBetty...

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Rejuvenate & Recharge for the New Year

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The holidays are over and it's time to get down to business (almost). With 2012 quickly becoming a thing of the past, I cannot help thinking about the amazing and wonderful things that are in store for the New Year! I'm getting married! There's so much to do! [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="342"] Keep Calm by Keep Calm Shop[/caption] Eeep! Alright. There is an ever growing to-do list about the wedding and LanaBetty (there are some grand surprises in store) - but before we get to that, let's take a minute and just.. Relax. That's right. Breathe. The holidays were a...

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Christmas Cozy

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Well, we're in the thick of it now - two holiday craft shows/markets down, two to go. The first began with Make It! A Handmade Revolution, where LanaBetty: Fun with Paints made its design debut. A smashing success; I cannot wait for 2013, there are going to be some amazing changes/improvements taking LanaBetty to better and more awesome places than ever before! The second show was Portobello West Christmas Market, which is always a good time. I feel like I am a part of a great big family with PBW, they have been so amazing and supportive of my brand!...

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