Sunday, July 31, 2005

Simply Stated it's a bargain

The Simply Stated necklaces have been marked down. Get them before they are gone. Look for all new Simply Stated necklaces shortly.

Back to Business

In Sharma related business...I finished the bridesmaid necklaces last week.
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I love these necklaces. I have done a very similar style before. The fact of the matter is that no matter how hard you try you will probably not get bridesmaid dresses that the girls will wear again. So you might as well get them a necklace they can wear all the time right?

I have a ton of new stuff to add to the site. I have bracelets, earrings, and lots of necklaces. I will post a sneak preview of the new jewelry tomorrow and I should have it up by the end of the week.

Babies and Race Cars

Today we had a momentary loss of sanity and took baby girl to the San Jose Grand Prix with us. Loud cars + sensitive ears = mom and baby girl sitting in the shade nowhere near the race track. Oh well. It was fun for her dad. I told him next year we can be among the smart people who watched from the Hyatt.

Here is our driver in training:
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Friday, July 22, 2005

Earn Free Jewelry

I have been wanting to make E-parties available for a long time. I have a lot of customers in many different states. It didn't seem fair that they couldn't host a party. Well, I finally got around to getting all the details together.

How does it work?
You send me a e-mail to let me know you are interested in hosting a party
We decide on the week you will host your party
We supply you with an invitation you can e-mail to all your friends
Your friends will be given a code to use that will give them free shipping and let me know they are from your party
At the end of the time I will add up all your sales and send you your commission that can be used at Sharma Designs

Benefits for the Host
You earn 10% commission of every sale to be used towards your free jewelry
You earn $10 commission for every party booked from your party
No need to cook, clean or decorate!

Benefits for your guests
Your guests will enjoy free shipping on their purchases
Their purchase will come wrapped and ready to give as a gift for themselves or others
They can shop in the convenience of their own home on their time schedule
They won't need to hire a babysitter to attend your party

If any details are not clear please feel free to let me know.

Sunday, July 17, 2005

Free Stuff!!

Want to get free stuff from Sharma Designs? Sign up for the mailing list. Each month we will be giving away a cool prize to one lucky mailing list subscriber.

This month the lucky girl (or guy) will receive a free $50 gift certificate. What's the catch? No catch. You simply need to be on the mailing list. Easy enough right?

So if you are already on the mailing list you are set. You just have to wait until the end of the month to see if you win.

If you aren't on the mailing list then what are you waiting for? Get to the site and sign up! Now, don't worry about getting an e-mail every day from us. The e-mail goes out once or twice a month and is basically used to inform customers of new products or exclusive sales. Your personal information is safe with us. We will never give it to anyone.

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Good luck to everyone. I can't wait to see who wins!

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

New Necklaces Now Up

I have added 11 new necklaces. Here is a preview:

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Whew! I have to go to bed now. Morning comes way too soon.

Sunday, July 10, 2005

We Love Summer!!

This week I will be a busy bee.

I will begin a custom wedding project. I am making 6 bridesmaid necklaces. I love being part of the big day. I can't wait to start. I will post pics when I have them.

I have made about 10 new bracelets to test out on the site. I have to get them photographed this week.

I also have about 15-20 new necklaces to photograph and add to the site. Look for new flirty florals, dainty divas, and fabulous and funky. I got a new tripod for my birthday so I am excited to try it out.

This weekend we spent a lot of time at the beach. Baby girl put her feet in the ocean for the first time. We had so much fun. I am envious of anyone who lives near the beach.

Hope your weekend was great too!
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Thursday, July 07, 2005

New Markdowns

Check out the Sale page for a bunch of new markdowns.

Monday, July 04, 2005

Happy 4th of July!!

We had such a great weekend. We went to my brother and sister in law's house this weekend for their big 4th of July Extravaganza.

Here is my idea of a good weekend:
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and here is the cutest patriotic baby ever:
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Hope you guys had a great weekend too!

Saturday, July 02, 2005

Necklaces, Earrings AND Bracelets?

A good friend of mine does my taxes for me. We swap necklaces for tax services and it works out great. She likes to have the necklace, earrings and a bracelet. So tonight I finished making the bracelets to coordinate with the rest and it occurred to me that other people might like this too?

I have had many requests for bracelets from my customers. Oddly enough I started my jewelry making adventure by designing bracelets. I just don't usually wear them anymore so I don't think to make them. They are actually a lot of fun to make. They are quick and I can move on to the next one faster (I get distracted easily).

So what do you think? Should I add bracelets to the Sharma Designs line? Or should I offer the option to buy a matching bracelet? Or both?