Friday, December 7, 2007

More candles to make!

Well, just got another call today and got an additional order for candles. I guess I better get on the ball and make them tomorrow. They are needed by Monday - only 3 days away! Wow, maybe I should focus more on my candles. They are, after all, a lot less expensive than the jewelry making for sure. Of course, less money means less profit unless I look at it from the volume versus profit point of view.

I need to really get better organized. I have over 20 gifts I have to ship out to 20 different people and I haven't even gotten them together. Time is going by so fast and I need to get them ready no later than this weekend as I will have to ship them early next week. I do, after all, want them to reach their respective destinations BEFORE Christmas.

I feel as though I am being pulled in every direction. Kind of like that old, blue, stuffed bunny my little princess got several years ago. The one that has had its ears, head and arms ripped off from being pulled on and fought over so many times. The one that has been so lovingly hand-sewn countless times and now honorably sits in our living room couch. A silent reminder of my little princess' wild antics.

One good thing that I've decided with the candles is that I will only be making a handful of scents so as not to have so many that I will get overwhelmed. Also, I will only be doing two or three different jar candles. Lately, I've come to the conclusion that it might be good that I also make votives for those that want to get a small gift under five dollars. I will, of course, have it in a cello bag with a bow to make it look tasteful and with a higher perceived value. I will post pics on here once I take one I'm happy with.

1 comment:

Chic Girl said...

Diane, congrats on the candle business. You must be thrilled with the orders!