Designer Spotlight

How this Designer’s Online Sales Skyrocketed 400% in just under 2-Years!

By Tracy Matthews / July 20, 2021

Today I’d like to introduce you to the amazing Erin Heydenreich of Betina Roza. As one of our Momentum students, Erin has grown her online presence and gained control of her business. Before Erin joined Momentum, she felt…

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How one Jewelry Designer Grew her online sales 197% in 1-Year

By Tracy Matthews / July 13, 2021

Today I’d like to introduce you to one of our Momentum rock stars, Meghan Boehm,  of Meghan Bo Designs. Meghan pivoted from selling almost exclusively wholesale to a beautiful balance between direct-to-consumer and wholesale in less than 2-years! …

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BIPOC scholarship program for jewelry designers and artists

Flourish & Thrive Academy Announces The 2021 BIPOC Mentorship Program Winners

By Tracy Matthews / February 1, 2021

In July of 2020, Tracy Matthews committed a $42K mentorship program for Emerging BIPOC Designers and Makers. The program begins February 1, 2021 and runs for one year. Flourish & Thrive Academy was founded with the intention of…

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How a Jewelry Business replaced in-person revenue with online sales

By Tracy Matthews / July 26, 2020

Today I’d like to introduce you to one of our Momentum superstars, Karina Harris of Waffles & Honey. Karina’s an amazing designer from San Francisco––and you won’t believe her story! Karina came to us six years ago when…

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This Designer Finally Niched Down, Smashed Her Sales Goals, And Took Control Of Her Business

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

Today I’d like to introduce you to Wendy Hively of Charliemadison Originals. Wendy designs meaningful bracelets to provide everyday reminders of the military and first responder heroes in your life. Before she joined Momentum, Wendy felt super overwhelmed.…

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How Alex scaled her jewelry business to sell out collections within minutes

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

I’d like to introduce you to one of our superstar jewelry designers, Alex Camacho of Acid Queen Jewelry in Idlewild, CA. Alex specializes in making one-of-a-kind jewelry collections that go live every month, and her business has skyrocketed…

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This Successful Designer Revamped Her Systems, Said Goodbye To Overwhelm, and Hello To An Extra $18K/Month

By Tracy Matthews / July 22, 2020

Meet Jennifer Dawes of Jennifer Dawes Designs. Jennifer creates sustainable, ethically-sourced fine jewelry in rural Sonoma County, California. Jennifer has been designing jewelry for 20 years and her business has been very successful. But when she came to…

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#255 From Burnout to Business Bliss with Jennifer Dawes

By Tracy Matthews / June 2, 2020

What happens when you’re doing the thing you’re supposed to love but the stress of it is taking a toll on your personal life? Business burnout is no joke! Sometimes you may even want to give up. But…

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How This Unstoppable Designer Keeps Her Business Thriving, Even In Tragedy

By Tracy Matthews / October 4, 2019

Today, I’m going to share the story of a resilient designer who transformed her business in just one year and kept her business growing during grief. I’ve made it my mission to help struggling jewelry-preneurs scale their businesses…

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#217 How One Designer Increased Her Sales by 47% After the Tragic Loss of Her Mother with Twyla Dill

By Tracy Matthews / September 17, 2019

I am constantly blown away by the resilience and creativity from the designers in our community. Twyla Dill is one radiant example. While living in Turkey, Twyla learned how to make Oya, a delicate lace crocheted from thread.…

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