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I’ve been doing Poshmark for a little while now, and want to share my discovery of categorizing items from your closet. I hope that this post will help to communicate some ideas on making your closet look a little more appealing. Little touches make all the difference, as I am learning, and if you are in a place for this improvement, here is a suggestion.
Have you ever browsed through Poshmark and found those closets that are so organized with special labels that introduced their items? I have and always wanted to emulate the idea. One night I just had an epiphany and started using Canva to make simple photos that matched my brand. It was not anything really complex, just simple graphic design, using the app or any free apps out there. I had asked Posh support on how to label pantsuits. They really don’t have a category, and when the suits, skirts, etc., party comes, there is nowhere to put them. By making a picture I found that I could do this by labeling one way in the photo and tagging it in a different category.
Here I have made a graphic for Pantsuits but labeled it in the proper category. You can put it in the correct category to your liking as seen here.
By by using the drop-down you can get as creative as needed. It’s sort of like squeezing something into an adaptable category to get the job done.
I liked to look of the branding as well, and this leaves you some room to share more info and get your “look” out there.
After using the method for a week or so, I found an increase in organization. I could share however many pictures I wanted but still end with my graphic for that category. In other words, share a bracelet picture but end it with sharing that category graphic behind it, as Poshmark feed goes in reverse. This way you don’t have to share the entire group if you don’t want to. It is already changing the game, and I love it when creativity strikes. Epiphany!
Anyways, hope this has been of some help. I am thinking ahead of graphic – design related posts now, so please visit my website in the future for more Posh related posts!
Thanks for reading. Visit me on Poshmark as @mcglamorous.
The question has loomed for a few years now while crafting and selling in this medium. Vendor visitors and jewelry makers want to know :
What is the difference in Paua and Abalone?
Well, combined research proved very interesting today. I found out that the word abalone derived from the Spanish word “Abalun” and Paua from the New Zealand Maori word “paua“.
Abalone are sea snails, the marine Gastropoda mollusk. The inner shell of an abalone is made up of nacre or mother of pearl, which comes in a variety of colors. Paua is a member of the haliotidae abalone family which there are around 149 species worldwide. They are unique to the cold blue waters of the New Zealand coastline. Haliotidae Iris is the most common and best known shell, being black interior with colors of blue and green dominating. Other species include Lao silver or Queen and Virgin Paua. They are vegetarians and graze on seaweed.
These little gems live in coastal, rocky areas at depths of between 1 to 15 meters, and in case you have ever wondered, the holes on the outside are for breathing. They are considered treasured meat for the Maori people and essential for a good traditional wedding feast or celebration.
Here comes my favorite part. They are traditionally used to illuminate the eyes of their carvings and artwork, and the reddish colored shells were most prized for depicting the flashing eyes of the warrior.The use of Paua shell in all all manner of jewelry and sculpture true has become a distinctive feature of New Zealand artwork, symbolizing love, life, and flow. This makes it particularly good for those who work in water.
So essentially,they are one and the same, all part of each other. Thus is nice to know now, and maybe it will bring some treasured precision to a piece you have or may purchase in the future.
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I have been wanting to share a few little basics of my classical guitar training here on the blog. Hopefully it will build to a place refer back to them when needed. I will make the posts short and sweet. This knowledge is taken from Christopher Parkening’s book, The Christopher Parkening Guitar Method Book, Volume One. His technique is as close to how mine began as a student of an FSU Graduate many years ago. A recommended book with link here.
In playing the guitar, the fingers of the hand have a designated label for playing purpose. They come from Spanish words, and are labeled with definition as follows :
Thumb – Small letter (p) – For pulgar or thumb.
Index Finger – (i) – For indice or index finger.
Middle Finger – (m) – For media or middle finger.
Ring Finger – (a) – or anular or ring finger.
Please stay tuned for more guitar basics and don’t forget to share.
Battling a cold or allergy? Scratchy throat and sneezes? I have some solutions.
Constant sinus infections have plagued us down here in the South for too long! You can expect mold, mildew and fungus to interfere because of pecan trees, temperature fluctuation, and the seasonal changes. What can be done to help?
Here is my list from experience so far. I will update as it progresses.
ESSENTIAL OILS ::
I am a big fan of many. One here combines clove bud oil, cinnamon bark oil, eucalyptus oil, organic lemon oil, and organic rosemary oil.
Link :: NOW brand’s Nature’s Shield. Protective blend.
It is similar to Young Living’s Thieves mix. This combo was strong enough to prevent infection from plagues!
Apply a couple of drops per tablespoon of carrier oil such as coconut, and rub on sides and back of neck or chest. It does wonders to help relax and prevent the sore throat from getting worse. You can also diffuse If you have a diffuser in your home.
Another good way to detox and treat is with Epsom salts (magnesium) and eucalyptus oil. I just scoop a cup of salts into a used glass candle holder and drop two to three drops of the oil into the mix. You can even add lemon oil for immune support. I find that the oils work way better with the salt than just straight. Eucalyptus is a great cleanser and de-germs to get the job done. Having respiratory issues, this one does wonders for me and just inhaling it has defeated sinus problem on impact. Oils go a long way, so you don’t really need too much.
A great resource for beginners is this book, Aromatherapy for Everyone.
It has been a great starter book for learners no about oils and makes an excellent gift. It is by PJ Pierson and Mary Shipley.
Link :: Aromatherapy for Everyone
(This also makes me want to mention ginger oil, a great oil for getting you over the sickness hump. There are so many that help!)
I absolutely love Throat Coat by Traditional Medicinals. It is like smooth help rescuing your sore throat. Organic herbal ingredients like licorice root, slippery elm bark, and wild cherry bark give a sweet , earthy , silky licorice taste. This can be found at your local grocery like Publix or Wal-Mart, so it a great gem in an emergency if you can not get to the health store.
Last but not least at all. Optional if you are allergic to kitty, but she or he could be a healer. Purring of a cat occurs at frequencies often used in therapies to heal the human body. 25 to 150 HZ to be exact. Music vibrations, especially from stringed instruments can be a substitute, but they are not nearly as warm and fuzzy. 🙂 And of course, they cannot give as much love. There is a great article on this here at Dr. Axe’s site if you want to read more. Includes the pups too!
There are many natural resources out there, not even touched on here, that were created to be used to heal. Learning about them is fun and if you have an open mind and heart to tapping into the source, it is surely available.
Hope this has helped you in some way. Share if you like!
Thanks for reading,