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I'm sure you've asked yourself countless times, "What would it look like if M.C. Escher made cookie cutters?"
I'm sure you've asked yourself countless times, "What would it look like if M.C. Escher made cookie cutters?"
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Overdue update...

Well, it seems that everything takes twice as long as your plan says it will... especially when you're spending a lot of time in completely new territory.

So we're putting in a lot of work, but we have not started shipping yet.

There have been a lot of issues with tweaking the final designs on the cutters and it affects things like the retail packaging and the shipping containers. 

The original size of the Christmas cutter was just a little too big to fit in a standard shipping box, and going up a size increased the cost a lot.

Once we worked through that issue, we could finalize the design of the retail packaging (see attached image) and place the order for the printing and the packaging supplies.

That stuff will start coming in Friday.

I'll be collecting addresses this week so I can start putting together shipping labels.

I appreciate your patience. 

This has turned into a second full time job.  I'm learning a lot about metal grades and thicknesses, manufacturing processes, packaging for retail, and packing and shipping rates...

It's a lot to absorb, and I'm really enjoying it... if only there were a few more hours in the day.  :o)

The next images I'll post will be the first assembled packages ready to ship... can't wait!

Thanks again.

Keith

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Comments

    1. Creator Stacey on October 28, 2011

      You will let us know when you start shipping, correct? I want to warn my coworkers about my package! ;-)

    2. Creator Kimberly Chapman on October 24, 2011

      Capital Confectioners still has nobody to do a demo for our November meeting. Let us know if you want to come show off the cutters. It's the second Tuesday, 7 pm, at Mangia near the domain.

    3. Creator Michelle Colvert on October 12, 2011

      So excited - cant wait to receive your amazing product! So ready to do some easy baking.

    4. Creator Bonnie (deleted) on October 11, 2011

      The packaging looks sweet - pardon the pun. Can't wait to get baking!

    5. Creator Anton on October 11, 2011

      How exciting! I'm looking forward to it. I for one am glad to wait if it means getting it done well. Plus, I need to clean my counters and make space for the baking extravaganza that will surely happen when cutters arrive.