The website CafePress.com is kind of awesome. CafePress delivers an ecofriendly value proposition by allowing local grass roots artisans the ability to print, create, and sell beautiful products on demand. The “on demand” part is truly rad. I felt I would highlight a local CafePress artisan to understand more about why she sells on this site opposed to others. Please say “hello” to Chris Jones. Chris runs a lovely website called Nature Shots by Chris and is one of the most enthusiastic nature photographers I have ever met! She, like many minimalists, wanted freedom from the corporate mentality and turned to nature photography as her creative outlet.
“I wanted a way to share the beauty I see in Nature every day with simple products. CafePress.com was the answer to my wish for a better way to do so,” gushes Ms. Jones. Chris had struggled for years to find the best way to distribute her minimalist products. “I now have a way to sell my photos on Greeting Cards, Note Cards, Framed Prints and Canvas Bags - perfect for that trip to the market, and best of all, my store produces products on an as ordered basis, which is better for our environment!"
CafePress.com touts a motto of “one of a kind every time” and is where the world turns for unique gift ideas. Over two million store fronts like Chris' fill the website selling three million different products from every concept imaginable! With 11 million annual visitors, CafePress is obviously popular around the globe. I am absolutely IN LOVE with any site that connects buyers and sellers without the corporate middlemen. CafePress has proven to me it is minimalist living certified!