Entrepreneurship

Why our Bead Shop means so much to me…

 

Before pom poms, before tie dye, before crochet… for me, there were beads. Jewelry making was my childhood craft of choice. It was so ingrained in my being that I didn’t even realize that my love of making jewelry defined me a crafter. It was just something that made me, me — like loving mint chip ice cream and having sleepovers with my friends. My love for jewelry making originated…

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Testing Business Models Before Committing

 

Guess what today is?!! It’s TNTP’s 3rd birthday!!! The Neon Tea Party launched on October 10, 2016 as a lifestyle blog focused on what I then called “playful eclectic lifestyle.” There were outfit posts, home decor inspo, and of course, DIY projects—all with the same colorful, globally-inspired aesthetic that still guides TNTP today. I had NO idea how I was going to make money with the little brand I was…

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Neontrepreneur: Vilasinee Bunnag, Craft Tool Inventor & Founder of Loome

 
Neontrepreneur Vilasinee Bunnag the Loome

You guyssssss! Our Neontrepreneur series is BACK and we’re kicking things off with a super duper special guest, someone who has been hugely influential to me as my build my own crafty brand: Vilasinee Bunnag, inventor and founder of Loome craft tools!! It’s been almost one whole year since our last Neontrepreneur interview while TNTP went through a rebrand and website redesign (and as I contemplated turning the series into…

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