NEW Twigs & Honey online store is LIVE!!!! :: I am thrilled!

Posted on | Tuesday, April 14, 2009 | 16 Comments

Do you know how many hours I have slept in the last 55+ hours? 3. Three hours!
Totally and completely worth it.

The NEW Twigs & Honey online shop is now live! There is a lovely assortment of some of my favorite pieces ever! I admit to not having as much inventory up as I wanted for the grand opening, but I did make it a point to include some gorgeous and truly unique pieces... some of which may be making special appearances in upcoming wedding magazines this summer. ;)

I've started a new bridal/special occasion mini hat line that I will be expanding on, but for now, I've listed a couple in the shop. I've also listed some great headbands and flora/fauna pieces. I had meant to have a bunch of customizable pieces up also, but all the nuts and bolts of getting an online shop going took MUCH more time than expected. I used Zen Cart, which is an open source online store program. It is very powerful, but very time consuming and not user friendly. I think that building the website from scratch was easier than using Zen Cart. All the forums/reviews talk about how cumbersome a program it is and how you really should hire a programmer to make it "pretty" and purposeful. Alas, I figured it out. Mind you, it is not 100% perfect yet and I will continue beta testing it this week to work out any remaining bugs. If any of you clever ones saw it already today, you may have witnessed the "bugs".

I will start listing to the new shop frequently and should have a batch of customizable goodies up soon (hopefully by the end of this week). Check out my labor of love for all the lovely people...

Here is what the default Zen Cart shop looks like (where everyone starts out).. i.e. BEFORE:


shiny and new online shop





Click HERE to go to the new Twigs & Honey shop!

Visit frequently for updates, deals, and special giveaways!


16 Responses to “NEW Twigs & Honey online store is LIVE!!!! :: I am thrilled!”

  1. Amy I.
    April 14, 2009 at 4:12 PM

    Congrats Myra, that's so exciting! I wish you much luck and success with this new step in your business :)

  2. {The Perfect Palette}
    April 14, 2009 at 4:29 PM

    congrats on the shop! We love your blog!

  3. alissa
    April 14, 2009 at 4:32 PM

    thats awesome! sounds like a lot of work but I bet its a great feeling to have it up and running!

  4. m
    April 14, 2009 at 8:24 PM

    Congrats on your new shop! It looks lovely.

  5. marisa
    April 14, 2009 at 10:44 PM

    MYRA!!! Ther are NO words.. except.. I AM SO PROUD OF YOU!!!!!! It's Beautiful!! Congratulations!!
    Miss you tons! (and I promise I am working on gathering up the rest of our wedding photos.. we've got over a thousand to sort through!) All the very, very best!

  6. Mo
    April 14, 2009 at 11:21 PM

    Congratulations Myra! The shop looks wonderful.

  7. Kate
    April 15, 2009 at 5:21 AM

    Myra you should be really proud of yourself, your shop is fantastic!!! I recently made my own shop using Wordpress so I know how hard these things are - you've done an amazing job!! Congrats!

  8. n3lla
    April 15, 2009 at 5:39 AM

    WOW!! The shop looks great and very tempting!! Well done, all the hard work was definitely worth it!!

  9. Noaki Jewelry
    April 15, 2009 at 10:40 AM

    Myra! Congratulations. It's looks fabulous. Love the hats!


  10. glam.spoon
    April 16, 2009 at 9:24 AM

    your work is just breathtaking. love the blue!

  11. Anonymous
    April 16, 2009 at 11:11 AM

    I just discovered your designs. They're great! Perhaps you could do a couple of vegan designs with non-silk/feather accessories? I feel so inspired to put something in my hair!

  12. Yvonne
    April 17, 2009 at 1:13 PM

    Congrats Myra, the website looks amazing! Your products are absolutely stunning!

  13. K @ Blog Goggles
    April 19, 2009 at 8:36 PM

    Wow, it looks amazing. Such a great job!

    Now, get some sleep :)

  14. Paul
    April 22, 2009 at 12:17 PM

    Congrats Myra -- what a great addition!! Keep up the amazing work. :)

  15. beth
    April 26, 2009 at 2:35 PM

    i am going ga ga over that beautiful blue flower.

  16. black
    March 18, 2010 at 7:52 PM

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