• Current Projects,  Paper Crafts

    Efficiency meets serendipity

    I’ve mentioned previously that the handcrafted books I make involve a time-and-labor intensive process. While this fact hasn’t changed, one of my goals this year is to find ways in the creative process to become more efficient. Obviously, that increases my overall profit, as a pricing formula is supposed to include not only a value for the cost of materials used, but also a value for your time. Some of the obvious steps anyone who creates and sells can take include: Spend fewer dollars on materials by buying items on sale or at wholesale prices. Use fewer materials. Use materials you have on hand (which assumes you have organized your…