Friday, May 28, 2010

Goulet Shop Expansion May 2010

We started our business in our dining room, then moved it to our guest bedroom. It was a pivotal moment when I had to decide to take over half of my workshop to expand our retail offerings. Of course I laugh now because it was obviously soooo the right decision, but it was a hard transition at the time!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Wax Seal Lighters

I've been hunting around for the best kind of lighter for doing wax seals, as I've been doing a LOT of them lately. I've tried matches, candles, butane camping lighters, cigarette lighters, and in a moment of desperation, even a propane torch. Though they all kiiiiiinda work, the butate lighter was the best. However, after burning through several of my wife's butane candle lighters, I wanted to find something more ideal specifically for the intention of doing wax seals.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Blank Rhodia Webnotebooks

The new Rhodia blank Webbies are finally out there! Though they aren't available yet in the US (they will be VERY soon), I was able to get my hands on one thanks to a loyal customer of mine, Isabel VĂ©lez in Spain. She had access to them before me (crazy right?) and thought it would be neat for me to get one and do a review of it before anyone else, so here it is! Okay, so this isn't a formal review, more of just a preview.