About Myra @ HerbanLuxe

Myra is an Etsian with an MBA. The art of business and technology are her two obsessions. She has been writing EcoEtsy Business Tips since 2010. Myra grew up in Puerto Rico with grandparents who were a head of their time and didn't know it - living what we would call today, "a simple green life." Her love of learning and teaching are the key drivers in almost everything she does.

How to Stencil a Floor

I purchased the Symmetric Mandala Floor Stencil and it arrived within just a few days – super fast. I took a few days to decide where I was going to place the stencil and decided that I would stencil my staircase landing. The process was super easy.

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How to Create a Watermark and Add it to Your Etsy Shop Images

Want to add a watermark to your images? Don’t know how to do it yourself? I’ve created a step-by-step tutorial to help you create your watermark and add it to your images with just a few clicks of a button using Pixlr.com.

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How to Make a One Sheet Paper Purse for Gifting

I’m back with an easy tutorial – it’s the One Sheet Paper Purse for Gifting.  These little bags are super quick to make and look absolutely adorable making them perfect for this holiday season. Let’s start with materials. You’ll need: 1 – 12″ x 12″ or 8.5″ x 11″ Paper or Cardstock 12″ piece of […]

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EtsyGifts Promotion Tool

Hey did you hear that Etsy has come up with a new promotion tool for Etsy Sellers? It’s called #EtsyGifts and you can create neat graphics that you can use to promote your Etsy shop. You can access to tool at http://shareyourshop.etsy.com I created a short video to help you through the process of using […]

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I Used OrangeTwig for 7 days and What Happened Next Was Priceless – Part 2

[CHECKOUT THE VIDEO WALK THROUGH AT THE END OF THIS POST] So in my last post, I shared some really high-level and basic info about OrangeTwig.com.  I’ve just completed my Cyber Weekend Sales setup and am pleased with the results.  My Cyber Weekend Sales started with a Black Friday Sale.  I used OrangeTwig to schedule […]

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I Tried OrangeTwig.com for 7 days. What Happened Next was Priceless.

At the beginning of the month, I was invited to check out Orangetwig.com. I wasn’t sure what to expect. At first glance I thought OrangeTwig offered a service similar to Indiemade – where you create a site separate from Etsy but linked. This was not the case, OrangeTwig turned out to be something different and […]

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How to Post a New Etsy Shop Update

Hey Peeps! It’s Myra and I’m back with an awesome post on a recent Etsy feature – called Shop Updates.  If you look at your Etsy shop, right in the Shop Info section, you will see Shop Updates.  This is a great way to promote your products and I’m here to help you learn how […]

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Etsy’s Success Gives Rise to Problems of Credibility and Scale – NYTimes.com

If you’ve been following Etsy’s journey to IPO and the recent hot topic about Alicia Shaffer of Three Birds Next, then you have to read this article.  Has Etsy lost it’s soul? What do you think? Read more…     8,005 total views, 3 views today

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233 Cool DIY Projects I found on Pinterest

I love DIY, thus I’m also a Pinterest Junkie (checkout my boards). My girls and I have found some pretty neat ideas on Pinterest that we have used to makeover bedrooms and other living space in my home.  Here’s a round up of some very cool DIY Projects I found on Pinterest. Follow Myra’s board […]

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