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Bazaar Hacks for Small Businesses (Part 3)

Get comfortable for the important task ahead
(This is part 3 of a 3-part series outlining strategies that may give your business an advantage at competitive bazaars. Click here to read part 1 and part 2)

The day after your experience at the bazaar is very much like the day after you get back from a long holiday. You're tired, your stuff is still packed in various bags, and you have a little trouble facing reality (What? You mean I have to unpack ALL THESE BAGS?).

Yes, after the high of displaying your stock to hundreds of people, it's time to evaluate what went well on that day, and what didn't.



Bazaar Hacks for Small Businesses (Part 2)

(This is part 2 of a 3-part series that outlines some strategies that may give your business an advantage at competitive bazaars. Click here to read part 1.)

So you’ve done your homework and prepped yourself for weeks. The big day is finally here! You wake up early, grab a healthy breakfast (or nasi lemak tambah lauk) and arrive at your spot nice and early. What do you do next? Read on to find out.


Six Beautiful Quotes To Tell Your Mom How Much You Love Her

If you have watched Cinderella the movie, you will be familiar with the heartfelt scene when Cinderella's mother told her to "Have courage and be kind." Our mothers go by many names: The queen of our hearts, the only best friend when we came into this world, the multi tasker, the supermom/woman, the healer, the teacher, the caretaker, and the list goes on.

Here are six beautifully written quotes to tell your mom how much you love her (and also to add in to your Mother's day card)


8 Young Artists of Melaka Discovered by Art Laboratory Research & Training

Picasso once said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up." That said, Art Laboratory Research and Training (Art Lab), a talent scout company, aim to spot local young talents and groom them into artists. Together with Dasein Academy of Art, the Melaka Young Talent Award 2016 was formed to provide these artists a platform to the next phase in their study and career pathway. See who are the future of our Malaysian art industry:



Bazaar Hacks for Small Businesses (Part 1)

You’ve booked a stall, made heaps of great product, sent out multiple posts on social media — and yet sales didn’t turn out as well as you had hoped. What went wrong? Was it bad feng shui, too many competitors, low foot traffic?

In this 3-part series, we will share what you can do before, during and after a bazaar; to make it count for your business. Follow these tips to improve your performance and minimise that sinking feeling of having wasted time, money and your precious weekend.


April Art Journal Malaysia Tea, Jam and Swaps Party

On April's first, we co-hosted the Art Journal Malaysia tea party with Amy from Craftioneries. It was the group's first tea & jam session organized exclusively for Art Journal Malaysia members, a Facebook community group created specially for art journaling enthusiasts. It wasn't a big party, but it was a cozy weekend for everyone, perfect for journaling together and getting to know each other.

Because it was our first, we didn't quite set on a theme or a specific activity, except a sharing on journaling tips and a gift swap. Here's a quick recap of what we did!

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