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Who do you want to sell too and where will you find them?

Who do you want to sell too and where will you find them?

So you’ve got a product aligned with your values… now you need to get savvy with selling. Dealing with customers directly & receiving feedback directly is really important in my opinion, especially in the early days. Hearing how customers respond to your product, questions asked […]

What’s branding & why it’s important for a small artisanal business

What’s branding & why it’s important for a small artisanal business

There’s so much more to a brand than name, logo & packaging. We all have a personal brand which we demonstrate through how we present ourselves, what we choose to do with our life, what we stand for & how we want to be perceived. […]

Want your own artisanal business but don’t know where to begin?

Want your own artisanal business but don’t know where to begin?

HOW TO DECIDE WHERE TO START? There are many good reasons for starting your own business venture, even if it’s just on the side. After our recent election, here in Australia, many are uncertain they’ll have a job once their contract expires.  Uncertainty about job […]

Customers Journey

Customers Journey

Are you new to creating what you love to earn an income? Do you wonder if there are really customers out there who’d want to buy what you create, and would like you to make more? Then let this clip below inspire you to believe […]

Brands

Brands

Creators Nest retail store endeavours to bring you high quality locally crafted or Australian designed unique wares. A lot of the brands represented here are have been sourced via relationships I’ve formed over many years trading along side artisans and designers at markets, festivals & […]

Are you a creative mum wishing to pursue your professional dreams?

Are you a creative mum wishing to pursue your professional dreams?

Today’s International Women’s Day and this years theme is #PressforProgress and gender parity… but I’d like to take a moment to speak directly to women who’ve become mothers and still wish to pursue professional endeavours while being available for their family… Creators Nest was inspired by […]

We’re moving!

We’re moving!

Can you believe Creators Nest is almost a year old! And the by marie-nicole artisanal brand is almost TEN years old!!! Time certainly flies when you’re living your passion. Moving my workshop into town, to share with other creatives, opening Creators Nest, has been the most fulfilling […]

Child’s Perspective – son of an artisan.

Child’s Perspective – son of an artisan.

After my last post & video on Lisa’s story (current nest member) people made mention of the how sad it was to hear her say her children’s response to the question “what does your mum do?” is; “the washing”. And that she’s really looking forward to what they’ll say in […]

Lisa – Curious by Nature

Lisa – Curious by Nature

A Creators Nest Story. Lisa’s been a stay a home mum for the past 10 years, with her talents tucked away waiting for a time she felt able to expand her ideas and delve into her personal passions… that time is now! We’ve been friends […]

Time to Pitch your idea!

Time to Pitch your idea!

First of all let me share with you how exciting it’s been to have opened our doors at Creators Nest in Yass. For the last 4 weeks we’ve been busily feathering our nest, welcoming visitors, encouraging potential nesters to follow their hearts and realise their […]