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Do You Like my background?

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Inactive Etsy Member 3:24am Jun 12, 2012 EDT
I Opened shop a couple of days ago. I also made first sale a couple of hours ago too, yay! Do you guys like the background I chose to use. I was going to go with the infamous all white but decided on the burlap, should I change or mix both backgrounds? I don't have a lot of listings yet so I can sit and change, so what's your thoughts

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I think your shop looks really good actually! You could always try a few different backgrounds on similar items, and see whether you see any difference in views between them. I would suggest to at least put one additional picture in each listing, either showing a closeup, or of your prints against another background, or in a real life setting. It's always good to have more pictures!

Congrats on getting a sale so early! I don't think many people on here can claim that achievement!
I love the neutral colour of the hemp/burlap but the because the weave is disproportionately big it feels to me like the prints are small. Can you use a bigger scan of the hemp so the weave is closer to actual size?

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Inactive Etsy Member 3:37am Jun 12, 2012 EDT
Thank you Louise for your opinion, really appreciate it, yes I was thinking to put close ups, not all of them zoom in so well. Yes the sale was exciting, I hope more follow!

By the way I love your shop, and the white background brings out your items very well!
I would try different backgrounds., although I like what you have. You really should fill all 5 photo slots anyway.
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Inactive Etsy Member 3:38am Jun 12, 2012 EDT
Janne Perry Yes I see what you mean, I will have to look into improving that, thanks
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Inactive Etsy Member 3:41am Jun 12, 2012 EDT
Thanks Eileen, I am going to work on that tomorrow
I REALLY like the burlap.

There is so much white on Etsy, and usually I like that best, but the burlap creates a very earthy feel against the very bold, contrasting prints.

Nice shop! ~Sarah
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Inactive Etsy Member 3:58am Jun 12, 2012 EDT
Thank you Sarah, yes I thought burlap would give natural calming feel to my shop, just is curious as to what others would think.
I really love how it is neutral and soft, instead of the glaring, shining white backgrounds that seem to be so popular on her. Though, as some have said, the texture might be a bit too small and look like it is "crawling" to people with poorer vision (such as myself).

You definitely are off to an awesome start, congrats on your first sale (and for it being so fast)!

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