Pedro in Custom Inspiration
, For Customers on October 9, 2011
Not quite ready to turn over all the communications for your big day to a wedding website? Keeping the traditional practice of mailing invitations and announcements to your friends and family doesn’t necessarily make you a Luddite. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
Custom wedding invitations add a personal touch to some very important [...]
Pedro in Custom Inspiration
, For Customers on October 8, 2011
Personality. For furniture, walking, talking, and smiling won’t work, but a one-of-a-kind piece of custom furniture designed to your specifications by a CustomMade artisan will have a story all its own. There is another way furniture can acquire a sense of individuality. Over the course of time in a home, furniture can seemingly take on [...]
Pedro in Concepts & Buyer Guides
, For Customers on October 7, 2011
Are you trying to decide between freestanding or built-in custom furniture for your home? A recent article in the Ottawa Citizen by Jennifer Cox, “Custom advantage: Use built-ins to maximize space and storage,” highlights some of the advantages of choosing built-ins for your next home remodeling project.
Custom made built-ins will allow you to utilize [...]
Pedro in For Customers
, Maker Spotlight on October 6, 2011
For artisan Pat Megowan of Pat Megowan Designer/Maker, custom tables are a passion: “Custom dining tables, coffee tables, end tables, hall tables, from simple to stately to Dr. Seussly, I like them all.” Take a close look at the following selections from the Pat Megowan Designer/Maker portfolio on CustomMade.com. These tables (and one stool) embody [...]
Mike in Company News and Info
, For Makers on October 3, 2011
Hello Makers on CustomMade,
Mike Salguero here, CEO of CustomMade, writing to let you know about our latest and upcoming product updates.
Reminder of Features We Added Last Week
You may recall from last week’s email from us that we’ve made some changes to the Job Board to improve it in these three ways:
CustomMade in For Makers
, The Pro Shop on October 3, 2011
Can’t beat your competition? Why not join him or her? It doesn’t make sense for two struggling shops to compete with each other, and everyone else in town. Forming a limited partnership (two businesses working symbiotically) which clearly outlines responsibilities (and lines that shouldn’t be crossed) has many benefits:
One partner may be able to [...]
We have teamed up with the fabulous design blog Design-Milk.com to have a contest. Read more about it below and throw your hat in the ring if you’d like!
CustomMade is the first online marketplace to connect shoppers looking for custom made goods with the skilled artisans who create them. Think of us as match.com [...]