My friend Peter

My friend Peter died this morning. He was about 80, had a form of dementia and doing simple things had been hard for him the last couple of months. I like to think that he went at a time of his choosing. But I want to tell you about how he influenced my life. When…

annelawsonart.com.au !!

Yes! I have my own website, at my own domain name:   annelawsonart.com.au  (Does little dance around the room……) I would love it if you took a look. (I’ll just continue my little dance around the room!!) It’s still a work-in-progress. Some pages are still to be set up, some need tweaking, and I am…

A quick update, and lots of good people

It’s a busy day today ~ shopping, tax time, the day to write my newsletter (in this one I will do the full reveal of the 3 trees I have sewn; don’t miss out, so sign up here), and time to work on my new WEBSITE 😄 ~ so it’s only a short post about things that…

Shopify? Big commerce? Squarespace? Something else?

I am reaching out to you again, my supportive, interested and, dare I say it, opinionated ☺️ Tribe. It is coming near time for me to move away from Etsy. I have had a shop here for many years, morphing from a bag maker to a fine artist. I am grateful to Etsy for teaching me…

Celebratory Giveaway!!!

Originally posted on DawnGillDesigns:
I can’t really believe this happened – I have had my 300th customer on Etsy. Not my 300th sale – 300 people from all over the globe – that I didn’t know – have chosen to pay me for something I made. I hoped I’d be able to make some sales,…

Getting organised

I treasure things, little quirky things, small things that I find on my walks, special gifts from people who know what makes me smile. Then there are the things that might be useful one day. A third group of Things In My Life are things that I never really know what to do with. So…

Blogs and copyright

I am after some information. Can you help me? I am wondering about copyright for blog material. Let me give you a little background. I keep the blog and website for the Beckler’s Botanical Bounty Project. I am administrator and almost sole contributor, but I do it on behalf of the group. We are now…