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I want to feature YOU on the C&T Facebook page! Here’s how to be part of it…

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It’s really important to me that Create & Thrive is about something larger than just me and what I can teach you… what I can share with you.

I want this place to be for, and about, YOU.

I want C&T to be a community of people with a common goal – to take the path less travelled and live a life that allows us to make a living doing work we love.

I want to help you and your business grow.

I want to put you centre stage.

I want to help you get your name out there!

So… I’ve come up with a bit of a fun way to do just that 🙂

I want to feature you + your work on the C&T Facebook Page Cover!

Here’s how we’re gonna do it.

  1. Choose a photo to share with us. It needs to feature your product, your workspace, and/or you. Any of the 3 is fine, though obviously if it’s a photo of you, it’s good if you’ve got your product in there too! (Please don’t submit any photos with kids in them unless they’re models in product shots and and you have EXPRESS PERMISSION to share their photo, or they’re your own kids. Ideally, I want photos of the maker – that’s YOU!)

  2. Edit it to the correct facebook cover size – 851px wide by 315px high. You can do this easily online using PicMonkey.

  3. Email the photo to me (jessica AT is the best email to use). In your email, include your name, the name of your business, a link to your website/shop, and a short blurb about what you do (no more than one paragraph). This info will go up with your photo.

  4. Keep an eye out on the C&T Facebook Page for your image to be featured! The timeframe of image rotations will depend on how many submissions I get.

Please make sure you pick an AWESOME photo. If you send me a photo that I don’t think is up to scratch, I’ll email you back and let you know.

Here’s an example of one of my photos that I’ve got up there at the moment.

Now, this is from a professional photo shoot, so I don’t expect yours to be quite as awesomely lit (I know I couldn’t get a photo that good on my own!) but it needs to be bright, beautiful, crisp, and have good contrast.

I plan on making this an ongoing thing if you guys are keen!

Also, please don’t hesitate to send in a few different images – I’ll either choose my favourite, or hold on to them and feature them spread out over time.

If you like this idea, please let me know in the comments below, and share it with your peeps – I’d love to feature as many people as possible!



Van Den has written 320 posts in this blog.

Jess Van Den is the editor of Create & Thrive, and has been a full-time creative entrepreneur since 2010. She makes eco-conscious, contemporary, handmade sterling silver jewellery under the Epheriell label, and blogs about her jewellery and other beautiful things at You can catch her on twitter @JessVanDen.



I think that’s a fantastic idea and I’d love to be part of it 🙂 Going to go work on some photos now!


This is a brilliant idea and awesome concept. Count me in!


Oh that’s a brilliant idea Jess. Love it. What an awesome opportunity.


great idea Jess, now the tricky part getting a decent photo (normally I like being on the other side of the lens)


Thanks Jess, this sounds fabulous! Keep your eye out for an email from Max & Me Designs 🙂


This sounds awesome Jess! Not sure I have an appropriate photo atm, but I hope you keep it going & I’ll send one as soon as I can 🙂

Citlalli S.

This is so awesome!! Thanks for the opportunity! Will get mine ready….getting giddy! :]


I love this idea 🙂 I’m going to send you a photo as soon as I can get someone to take a pic of me at work – I’m looking forward to seeing what other pics you end up using 🙂

Libby Lucas

I think this is a fab idea Jess !! It’s first thing on my list for Monday….or Sunday, so I have someone to take a pic of me 🙂 thanks heaps


Awesome idea! Thank you ! Just have to get some decent shots first!

wana looks

that’s great


I am so emailing you an image, what a fabulous opportunity!


Lovely idea Jess:)

Jo Olive

Brilliant! Must snuggle up with my press “Wilda” for some fab cover photo magic!


Great idea!

Patricia Lee

Awesome! This makes me excited 🙂

What say you?