Win a Full Scholarship for F&TA's 2016 Multiply Your Profits Course!

By Tracy Matthews / April 19, 2016

  Are you feeling burned out, overworked, and underpaid?   Is the day-to-day stress of your business making you re-think WHY you got started in this business in the first place?   Then you need Multiply Your Profits,…

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Welcome to Thrive By Design with Tracy Matthews

By Tracy Matthews / October 19, 2015

We are so excited to be launching our podcast! We just know this is going to be the beginning of something great! We will be bringing in the best in the biz – famous designers, sales reps, retail…

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iTunes Reviews

By Tracy Matthews / October 5, 2015

This short video will show you how you can give us a rating and review on iTunes.

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REJECTION: How to Use it For Your Benefit

By Sharon Kwon / June 9, 2015

A common fear amongst jewelry designers and makers is the fear of rejection! Can you relate? Your art and design is a very personal thing and it’s easy to take “no” personally because you feel it in the…

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Happy Birthday to Robin!

By Tracy Matthews / June 1, 2015

It’s Robin’s B’day today and it’s a BIG b’day for her…   For those of you who know my gal, Robin, you KNOW that she is one of the most generous people you will ever meet.   The…

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Happy Birthday to Tracy!

By Tracy Matthews / May 21, 2015

Yes, it’s true…today is my birthday and I can’t wait to celebrate! I love my birthday because I love celebrating! Every year, I take the day off, do something that lights me up and sing karaoke (one of…

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Are you struggling to finish your collection on time? You’re not alone!

By Sharon Kwon / January 27, 2015

Back in the day, when I was traveling to trade shows and needed a full sample line of jewelry to display, I was the worst. Late into the night before my early morning flight, I would be awake…

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Designer Spotlight: Angeli Yara

By Sharon Kwon / December 19, 2014

A brief story of what you do and why you do it: When I was a child I enjoyed making things with my hands. I studied social communication and journalism. I was spending most of my time creating…

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Designer Spotlight: Marlee Cheyanne Watts

By Sharon Kwon / August 8, 2014

A BRIEF STORY OF WHAT YOU DO AND WHY YOU DO IT I have been making a variety of handmade jewellery and wearable art, specializing in metal work and wire wrapping for the past 6 years. I graduated…

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Happy Birthday to Tracy!

By Tracy Matthews / May 21, 2014

Yep, it’s true..today is my birthday (yikes & yay)!! It’s a tradition for me to take the day off from work….and to sing Karaoke on my birthday. So I’ll be spending the day recharging, getting my nails done,…

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