Thursday, May 7, 2009

Saying Thank You

Selling my jewelry on etsy is very different than selling it in person at a craft show. At a show, I can engage the customer in some conversation, help her try on a necklace or bracelet and hold the mirror (usually at the wrong height because I'm so short!) for her to see how the necklace looks.

That human touch isn't easily translated to online sales. Emails are nice, but it's hard to convey one's true personality via an email. This is why I've decided to include a hand made thank you note in each order that I send. I've combined my love of stamping with my jewelry making!

I purchase these blank note cards and envelopes from Marco's Paper. The size is perfect: 2" x 3 1/2". I line them up (thanks for that time saving hint Diane!) and stamp away. I like to use floral stamps, flourishes or nice shapes -- nothing too complex. I add a simple thank you stamp (I have several different ones) and I'm done. I always write a handwritten thank you on the inside too.

Here's a sampling of the batch I made yesterday.

Sometimes, these little touches can make a big difference.


Pricilla said...

They look good enough to eat!

Merily said...

Those cards are so nice! I completely agree about thank you notes- mine aren't nearly as pretty, though! I just write out a little thank you message on an index card in green marker and usually stick a small Etsy pin on it. :)

Cindy said...

Wow those are gorgeous!! You have alot of talent! I can see you selling these also! What a nice touch too!

msbelle said...

I love these thank you notes!! They're oh so pretty! Very nice! And I agree. You're quite the talented lady!