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The Ripple Effect of Customer Reviews in the Handmade Marketplace
March 28, 2024

The Ripple Effect of Customer Reviews in the Handmade Marketplace

In the cozy corners of the internet, where creativity flourishes and the warmth of human touch is felt through every product, small businesses like ours at Forged Flare® thrive. We pour our hearts into creating each Mother’s Angels® ornament, ensuring every piece carries a piece of our spirit and the timeless beauty of handcraftsmanship. Imagine the delicate dance of sunlight through the vibrant colors of a Mother’s Angels® ornament - that’s the magic we aim to share.

But here’s the thing about sharing our magic online: it’s a bit like whispering in a bustling market. Unless folks around start to echo your story, it’s hard to get heard. That’s where reviews come in, not just as feedback but as the lifelines that tether our dreams to the vast digital expanse.

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  • Marking our emails as spam hurts us.
    February 16, 2023

    Marking our emails as spam hurts us.

    We love that so many people have chosen to sign up to receive our newsletter! I still remember our first subscriber. Granted, it was my mom, but still. So, you've signed up for our newsletter. Perhaps you've seen one of our ads, came...

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  • The "Before" People
    December 23, 2022

    The "Before" People

    The "Before" People is a term I coined for an interesting phenomenon I have noticed during my years in business. Not just as the owner of Forged Flare® — but also previously as a freelance artist and designer. So who are the "Before"...

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  • What in the world is acrylic?
    December 5, 2022

    What in the world is acrylic?

    One of the most fun materials to work with is acrylic. However, many people aren't quite sure what exactly acrylic is. Our product descriptions lists acrylic as being one of the materials used in our ornaments, and I frequently get...

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  • "You're too expensive!"
    November 18, 2022

    "You're too expensive!"

    Compared to what? If we had a dollar for every time we've heard that comment, we'd be rich and there wouldn't even be Mother’s Angels® or their pricing to voice an opinion about. 😉 But seriously, this is a comment we've heard repeatedly over our years...

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  • A Winter Cardinal Mother’s Angels® ornament displayed in the center of a miniature holiday wreath.
    October 26, 2022

    How to display your Mother's Angels ornament.

    Most people associate the word "ornament" with "Christmas tree" — and while Mother's Angels® are not exempt from this assumption — we have taken every opportunity to distance ourselves from being put into this creative box. When we first conceptualized Mother's Angels®, it was personally important...

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