Tag: art

Whats so great about handcrafted cold processed soap?????

Until the early 1980s almost every bathroom had a few bars of soap… commercially made, bought in bulk from the grocery store.  TV commercials advocated virtues to using these bars of soap, and fed us a myth that if we used that soap we would develop special qualities…. beyond clean and fresh.  It was the heyday of brands like Irish Spring, Dial, and Dove.  Bar soap dominated the market, and we all used them. Then it happened – the advent of the liquid soap movement, and the antibacterial soap movement saw the ever expanding shelf displays of bottled liquid soap, of antibacterial soap.  The media whipped a frenzy of thoughts about how much bacteria was out there, and how we need to sanitize, to bomb our skin with antibacterial soaps.  And we did.

Meet the makers

March is meet the makers month, and we wanted to kick off the month with a brief intro of who we are, what we are about, and why we are in business. We are Steve and Barb Bloom, married for almost 41 years, and until 

Color Theory & Our Brand

Color evokes emotions and color should be a central consideration of your business brand. We are continuing the #Marchmeetthemaker series with a chat about color, and our use of sunflowers as part of our brand.

Ok, Can Artists Make Money?

We have all been duped to believe the romantic lie that all artists are starving, suffering for their passion to create beautiful things.  Is that true?  Can it be a lie? Recently I spotted a new book by a favorite author, Jeff Goins, titled “Real