Winky Designs Iconic Edition

Winky Designs is a fun and quirky new company that has been delighting people with its slap watches and other cool designer products for a good while now. Their latest addition to the Winky family of products is a line of slap watches that feature icon images rather than numbers like you would find on any other boring old clock. They literally have a nag for taking the ordinary and turning it into something fantastic and functional! The new line features three new and “iconic” designs. These designs are the camera, travel, and computer icons. We got our hands on one of the Iconic Camera watches, and the first thing we have to comment on is their superb packaging. The packaging has vibrant orange and white colors and boasts a neat side label that looks like a nutrition facts label that has useful information about the watch printed on it.

The watch itself is clever beyond words. The iconic images printed on the inside compartment of the watch are crisp and clear. The material that the watch is made of is a very soft and comfortable silicon material that is a pure black color. There is also a classy silver ring around the centerpiece of the watch that draws one’s eye to the watch. You are sure to get noticed when you wear a Winky Designs product, and that’s a good thing because this has to be without a doubt one of the coolest watches to ever be made. This watch along with the other two designs in the Iconic Edition collection are most certainly going to be the next big thing in accessory fashion. Be sure to head on over to their Facebook page and like it or follow them on their Twitter for the latest info on their amazing products!

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What A Business Card Says

Perhaps you have just opened your first website? Maybe you own your own business? You could even just want to find a good study partner in school? All of those reasons and more are great ways to use a business card to help aid in those pursuits. A business card can speak for you in many situations. In the digital age in which we live you may think that a business card is unnecessary, but it is quite the opposite. While it is true that some people will ignore your card and possibly even throw it away, you will find that the people who have any remote interest in you and what you are doing would love to have a business card from you. It is a formal way to make sure that a certain person or place has your contact information. It’s just as easy to misplace an email with your contact information as it is to lose a small card containing your details. In fact I think that business cards, if you choose a good and proper design for yours, can prove to be much more useful than an email or phone call.

The main things to remember when choosing a design for your business cards are that it needs to represent you or the business you are trying to promote clearly. When people see the card they need to be able to clearly know what you or your business is about. If you have a design firm you don’t want to choose a design for your card that has dogs and cats on it. Hopefully if you own a design firm you would already know that though. Another important thing is to not overdo the design. Add only the vital information and a simple design to the card for the most effective outcome. Lastly, keep in mind that the whole point in the card is to promote something or be a useful form of contact information for someone to get in touch with you. Don’t give them to just anyone, give them to the people that count, make the cards a special thing and not an overstocked commodity. A business card has been the most effective accessory to a business for years, and that is not going to change anytime soon.

Shop Michelle Rose

It is almost impossible to find cool things that are different and unique anymore, with all of the chaos of industrialized clothing and gifts. Yet, we sought out an amazing artist who creates unique things, and guess what? We found one! This jewelry creator describes the style that she creates as “Retro Futuristic Rock Star Style”.

Michelle Rose is a Los Angelas based entrepreneur who is making quite the impression on those who buy her jewelry. While her main talents consist of jewelry making, she also does her own graphic designing and promoting, and she does it well! We had the opportunity to get the inside scoop on what is behind this amazing artist with jewelry’s self made store.

When asked what got her started with jewelry making, Michelle told us,”I’ve been dabbling in jewelry making since I was a kid but was frustrated by my lack of training in creating components of my own design. Soon I found a way to laser cut plastic, which excited me, but that method has its limitations. I hope to take a metal casting class soon so I can create my own designs in three-dimensional metals, and perhaps other materials.” The fact that she uses different mediums when creating her jewelry is perhaps what makes it so unique.

We were curious if she does it for just a hobby or as a career, so we asked her and she responded with,”I left my job in the garment industry this year to pursue self-employment as a sole source of income. It’s been tough, but I am hoping to see an upswing within the next year as I realign myself and use my time to explore more creative outlets including creating more artistic clothing & jewelry pieces, handbags, paintings, and home decor items.” It’s possible to have a career in a field that you do enjoy working in, and Michelle is living proof of that. She currently only sells on the website called Etsy, but it appears that this business plan is serving her well.

Finally, we were curious as to what her plans are for the future of her business. We assumed that a business this creative has to have plans for expanding. She told us,”You’ve caught me in a major stage of transition! Many new things are coming up. It’s hard to say what exactly they will be, but as I said I want to work in a lot of other mediums. My new goal is to create more unique pieces with plenty of artistic value.” We can’t wait to see what is in store next for this artistic entrepreneur, but we have no doubt that it will be creative and surprise us all! With her unique sense of style and drive to make her brand successful, we know we will be hearing more about her in the future!

If you want to learn more about her business and where it is headed just check out her website at Michelle-Rose.com or to buy some of her uniquely styled jewelry pay a visit to her shop on Etsy by going to ShopMichelleRose.Etsy.com!