I’m excited to welcome Mary Henderson
from Lombard, Illinois to the blog today! She is the owner of One More Sunshine
etsy shop where she sells adorable, one of a kind, birthday, baby shower and wedding favor clips. Mary created a set of her cute clips to checkout. I was thrilled with their quality and style. In case you missed it here are two fun ways to use her clips: here
Me: Tell us a little bit about yourself…
Mary: I am a mom of two girls who loves crafting and am now using my skills to help fundraise for my little girl. She has a rare genetic condition that gets very little federal funding toward medical research, so I am donating 10% of all my shop proceeds toward the cause.
Me: How long have you been interested in creating crafts?
Mary: Ever since I was a little girl I loved crafting. I have fond memories of setting up ‘stores’ in my house where my mom could shop the handmade brooches, hair clips or bookmarks I made. I think throughout my life I have taken a stab at it all — candles, soaps, jewelry, bookmarks, hair accessories, scrapbooking, you name it.
Me: What do you like about having a shop on Etsy?
Mary: Etsy has given me such a great opportunity to get my shop and cause out there in front of thousands of people. I have a strong marketing and online business background so I have been able to tap into those skills in order to maximize my shop on Etsy. They really provide great tools and make it so easy to run a business.
Me: What advise would you give to someone who wants to start their own Etsy shop or small business?
Mary: Just do it!! You can think about it forever but just take the leap and let it grow. I think it’s all about the marketing — make your products look good both in photos and when shipped.
Me: What makes your shop unique?
Mary: I can’t find anything exactly like my products, particularly the photo clothespins, on Etsy (or anywhere else for that matter!). I love that I have found such a unique niche that no one else is doing!
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