Thursday, December 6, 2007

Naming Help!

Calling all creative juices, calling all creative juices!!

I have been trying to keep this under wraps, because if it doesn't happen I didn't want to disappoint anyone, but now that I actually see it coming together, I thought I would ask for help. What am I talking about, you ask? I am starting a business. Okay, probably not what everyone thinks of when they think of a business, but that's what I am calling it. It stemmed from my 'hobby' of using Mod Podge and magazine clippings to cover different surfaces, whether that be a wooden box, wine bottle, old CD, etc.. I decided a few weeks ago that I would start Mod Podging all of the empty glass jars that I have around my apartment (okay, so I go through a big jar of pickles at least once a month, so I had like 16 of those jars and then a couple salsa jars, jam jars, etc). The idea behind my 'business' is not to make money. (I am actually looking into starting a business with the government and seeing if I have to claim it on taxes, etc.) What I plan on doing is making these pieces and then selling them and when someone buys the piece, they will be able to choose from a list of 3 or 4 charities that they would like the funds to go to. Since I doubt all of the orders will be local, I will use some of the money to pay to ship it (especially since it is glass and will need to be packaged correctly so it isn't broken in the process), but other than that I am hoping to put the rest of the funds into charities. Again, I know this isn't a standard business, but it is something that will keep me busy and hopefully something that I can use to help others!

What I need your help in is helping me choose a name! I had a few ideas but after searching the Internet I saw they weren't as original as I thought when I came up with them. Some of the words that come to mind (maybe to help your creative juices flowing) are: Green, Love, Recycled, Heart, Glass, Glue, Hand Crafted. I am hoping to use all materials that are used (such as my pickle jars, which were originally used to house yummy pickles), which is why I was going the 'green' 'recycled' route.

Don't worry, your creative juices will not go unrewarded. If I choose your suggestion YOU WILL GET FIRST PICK OF A PIECE FOR YOUR SERVICE!! I am hoping to have the site up after the first of the year with my first 20 or so pieces listed, so that people can get a sense of what I am trying to do, so I would love to have a name sometime in the next week or two so that I can start brainstorming ideas for logos, website banners, etc.

Thanks and good luck!!

1 comment:

Renee Drew said...

Kind of goofy/dopey, but how about Carlee's Jarlees?