I have decided to move my blog into a more proper, blog-like location: Not much of a move, but rather given a room of its own, thereby freeing my web domain for other things if need be. Other exciting things such as… a web store some day? Ha ha. Better get this move done sooner while the blog is still young, I thought.

For now, a hit to my main domain “” is automatically redirected to my blog address, but I expect to change it at some point. More importantly, your blog feed might have stopped working due to the address change. Please update your blog feed with my new blog address!

**UPDATE (07/04)** The blog address has been moved again. Please see this post!

Apparently, my html code for the Mailing List Page was screwed up, and it was displaying a “you have unsubscribed” message while people were in fact signing up. (The notoriously screwy wysiwyg editor of wordpress stripped out some crucial tags before I disabled it. #$%%#@$%!! Sorry.)

No wonder I was getting multiple subscription requests from puzzled folks. But don’t worry — I got you all signed up! The mailing list page has all been patched. You are welcome to try again if you wish to. :-) And thanks to Ellen for alerting me. :-)

Rae’s Creations Square ButtonMy Etsy shop is closing (for now)
After a year of Etsy bliss, I am closing my shop in order to take a break from selling activities and channel my energy into the creative process, and also to give due attention to my (other) career. The plan is to re-launch my shop around October for everyone’s holiday shopping needs. Current listings in my store are still available for sale, but no new items will be posted.

Maybe on Etsy, maybe not…
The new Rae’s Creations store might or might not be on Etsy. Judging from the speed with which Etsy evolves, there is a possibility that it will have a completely different landscape as a marketplace by then. I very much hope to continue on Etsy, but I will need to weigh my options for various selling venues for the re-launch.

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Be the first one to hear about my shop’s new launch, special deals and sneak peaks on exciting new designs! Please sign up on this page.

Stay tuned by visiting my blog
While my shop is off, you can catch updates and news on my latest projects on my personal web site: Please visit often — I would love to be able to share my new designs and works-in-progress in the meantime!

My Etsy shop is 1-year old as of 05/08 2007. What a year it has been! I am having a sale to celebrate it. The scoop:
  • sale ends on 05/15
  • 20-15% off on select items
  • A FREE surprise GIFT for all orders over $25 (after discount, excluding shipping charges)
I thank my super customers and wonderful Etsy friends. You know who you are! ^^

P.S. Missed this one? Don’t miss out on my next sale — sign up for my newsletter here.

P.P.S. My jewelry is going fast! Inventory has shrunken half down to 37 items.

P.P.P.S I am closing my shop indefinitely at the end of this sale. Please see my other post here.

Rae’s Creations now has a mailing list! It’s a fantastic way to keep up-to-date on what I am up to. Please join by visiting my Mailing List page.
After much procrastination, I have launched my new blog.

I thought about opening up an account on blogspot, but it seemed like a simpler scheme to run my own from my own domain. After checking out wordpress, I thought I would give it a go. And voila — it was a breeze!

I hope to update this blog with latest news on my creations as well as random blurbs on jewelry making and crafting in general. Please visit back often!

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