Need help tweaking the way my page sounds and looks

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I'm an artist and I sell e-pattern instructions online. I've been doing this through etsy for a long time, and since etsy is a handmade community I need to STAY on etsy although I am building a website and getting my own shop.

The new shop will allow customers to download files after checkout. Through etsy, they have to wait for me to email them.

I'm trying to present the shops on my website and not confident about how it looks. Would LOVE some help.
Please know that my ecwid shop isn't ready yet... I'm focusing on the website page and then I'll go back and fix the images and so on.

Here is the page address:
http://dollmakersmuse.com/shop

Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!

Rivkah
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Hi Rivkah,

I think your website is stunning, and I adore your work. If you are looking for general feedback, all I can say is keep doing what you're doing! If you're looking for specific design suggestions or changes, please can you reply with more information about what you are unsure of?

We would love to feature your website on our blog once you have your shop up and running, I think it will be an amazing addition!
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Also, if you have a specific addition in mind, you may want to head here for help
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Hi Laura,
THANK YOU for writing back!
For now, I am working on my resources page. (I just started it)
I can't figure out how to make it functional.
Here is what I was thinking:

I'm an amazon associate so I want to show people where they can buy products to make the dolls from my patterns. I don't sell supplies myself (although I plan to do that in the future), but I am an amazon associate so if I send people to amazon, I can get a little kickback. On my blog, I have set up a few links to books and some products. I want to remove that from my blog and add it to my resources page somehow. But I don;t know how to do it properly.

I also want to direct people to some of my favorite websites (where people can buy things that are not available on amazon)

Can you help me figure out how to present this information nicely on my resources page?
Thank you so much!
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How can I make the image on my home page into a "slideshow?"
I want to put a couple of different images there, instead of the one, but they are not the same size. I would like to make them the same size (as what I've got) AND make them into a slideshow.
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Hi Rivkah,

Lots of options there.

Do you want a one by one slide show or for example a carousel whereby the non-front and centre images swivel to the visible background. Your call. the image size is not a real issue as many of these slideshows have a "mouseover" or "onclick" which will display the image at another size.
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Rivkah Mizrahi

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Gop I just want to make the front of my website look a little nicer, I'm not sure what would look better
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OK. Will be in touch with displayed options
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Thanks!!!! :-)
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Sent.
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Hello Rivkah

If you're not afraid of working with code, you can also check out our Yola code site. Click through the examples under "Slideshows", "Scrolling Marquees", and "Image Galleries", there may be something that you like.

If you click on "Rules" in the navigation, you will learn how to get the code for the add-ons featured.
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I noticed that if I click on the items in my shop, it opens up to a larger page and the second column (etsy) gets shoved off to the side.
It looks really weird.
How do I fix this?

Thanks!!
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Hello there
I think your website is just wonderful! The layout looks so gentle and elegant, I actually think there's no need to add anything else or change the design. It's perfect. I'm now working on my website on internet radio receiver http://internet-radio-player.com/ and I wish it looks as nice as yours!
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Oh thank you so much consuelo! Sometimes I feel like giving up, because I find this designing thing very challenging. But your comments make me feel like I can keep going!!!
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I noticed that if I click on the items in my shop, it opens up to a larger page and the second column (etsy) gets shoved off to the side.
It looks really weird.
How do I fix this?

Thanks!!