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How to Find Good Enamel Pin Manufacturers!

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How to Find Good Enamel Pin Manufacturers!

A question I get asked most as someone who runs a business selling their own products is "where do you find your enamel pin manufacturers?" so I thought it'd be easier for me to write a blog post to hopefully help you all out! So, here are the best ways to find manufacturers for your business... 1.) Pin Manufacturers on Alibaba! Fellow business owner, Alibaba is your new bestie. This is a great website to find reliable manufacturers for Enamel Pins. There are thousands of suppliers that are always looking for new customers - and they're always happy to help...

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Running a Business: The Month of May!

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Running a Business: The Month of May!

May was a pretty big month for me and Quinn's Pins. This was the month of focusing on my new products and the big shop update that was launching on June 1st! As well as lots of other bits in between... I started the month with a bit of office painting decor. I've made the painting job very difficult for myself as I've decided I don't want to paint the walls normally like a normal person, oh no, I want to paint lots of cute arches, half walls and circles around the flat (I believe it's called Colourblocking). So me...

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Quinn’s Pins: My Packaging Update!

Quinn’s Pins: My Packaging Update!

The time finally arrived where I decided to update my packaging! Woop woop!! When I started Quinn’s Pins, my packaging wasn’t a huge priority. I obviously wanted the products to get to my customers safely, but I didn’t spend a lot of time making the packaging part of my brand. A good old bubble mailer and a backing card (printed from card and my own printer at the time) was a good enough job. I was a lot more focused on trying to get my first design out the door. Alas, since then I’ve been lucky enough to grow Quinn’s...

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Suffering from Creative Block & Some (Hopefully) Useful Tips!

Suffering from Creative Block & Some (Hopefully) Useful Tips!

Creative block has hit me hard recently. Everyone suffers from creative block from time to time, but it’s not always talked about. Not everyone likes to show their down days, which is completely fine, but I also think it’s important to know that not everyone’s day is perfect and productive, even if that’s what you might see online. I wanted to share my down days with you, so that if you’re sat comparing yourself to others, or just can’t seem to find the motivation to do anything, hopefully you’ll feel less alone!For the past few weeks I’ve really struggled to...

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Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

  Since moving out a couple of weeks ago, I’ve been getting back into baking again- the kitchen is mine to thrive in my bakes!! (minus Dan who pops in every now and then to “taste test”)  These Chocolate Caramel Shortbreads were SO tasty and easy to adapt depending on how much of a sweet tooth you have. I have a huge sweet tooth so made these with a thick Caramel layer, but you can spread it as thin or as thick as you’d like!   For the base, you will need:-115g butter-175g plain flower55g golden caster sugar For the...

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