We live in an instant messaging, constant texting, ads everywhere we turn, kind of world, don’t we? So what’s a stained glass artist to do, to get the word out about their glass art? First, START SMALL. Take baby steps. Baby steps are good. 🙂 Decide to spend 10 minutes, or 30 or 60 min./day […]
We are celebrating our first year of blog posts. We’ve talked about stained glass patterns, pricing your stained glass projects, shared our free monthly patterns, and shown photos of some of our etched and stained glass projects. Along the way, we’ve gotten to share some of the great work all of you are doing, too. […]
So we have talked about time and labor costs, materials and overhead costs, and now we get to the pricing: METHODS OF PRICING SQUARE FOOT AND PIECE PRICING: After all is said and done, many studios cost their work simply by the square foot and number of pieces. Before doing this, you must know your […]
OVERHEAD COST CALCULATIONS What the heck is this overhead stuff? Well, it’s a bit of a catch-all and includes the ongoing operating costs of running a business. The term overhead is usually used to group expenses that are necessary to the continued functioning of the business but that do not directly generate profits. Overhead expenses […]
$ PRICING YOUR STAINED GLASS WORK – Part 2 By Martha Hanson / Paned Expressions Stained Glass Studio ©2008 Paned Expressions Studios, Inc. MATERIALS COST CALCULATIONS This part of your costing should be the easiest of the three calculations as the $$ are so evident. Don’t be fooled! Sure, you know the cost of your […]
$ PRICING YOUR STAINED GLASS WORK By Martha Hanson / Paned Expressions Stained Glass Studio ©2008 Paned Expressions Studios, Inc. Undoubtedly, the most frequently asked question by stained glass hobbyists today who are thinking about selling their work is “How do I price my work?” The more accurate question should be “What should I charge […]
Could you all give us your opinions on something? We would like to publish a CD collection of the best of our free monthly stained glass patterns of the past 14 or so years. We would like to price it at $19.95. Does this sound like something that you would enjoy having/using for projects? Appreciate […]
For Stained Glass People & Fellow Craft Lovers: ACC Baltimore 2/22-2/24/2013 – American Craft Council: http://public.craftcouncil.org/baltimore Check out some of the glorious, the stunning, the far-out and the really cool handmade items shown in glass, wood, metal, fabric, and so much more at the ACC Baltimore show coming up in a few days. Just bask […]
Just found out it’s International Animal Rights Day. Hey – It might be a good time to make some stained glass critter ornaments to support our four-legged friends. Anyone working on any animal-themed projects? We’ll have photos soon of one we’re finishing.
Hi Glass Fan-atics, Today is Small Business Saturday, sponsored by American Express. You can support your local Stained Glass Studio (like us! 🙂 ) that accepts American Express. Check out your area for small businesses here: https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/Shop-Small/ Have fun!