Got Inspiration? Ideas to Help Spark Your Creativity!

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Looking for a little creative inspiration?  Need a little jolt of creativity? It can happen to the most creative people on the planet!  I’ve found that creativity feeds on creativity. Here are a few quick ideas to jump start your creative side in minutes… Get outside!  Cold, hot, rainy…whatever.  Get outside and enjoy a little… [read more]

Packaging Your Crafts–Book Review & More!

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I love a pretty package as much as the next girl.  What about you? If you’re looking for new creative ideas to dress up you’re your next birthday gift or make your Etsy shop packaging rock, you’ll enjoy Packaging Your Crafts.  This lovely book by Viola Sutanto is full of inspiration and tips to wrapping… [read more]

Learn More About What Advertising Can Do {Educational Series}

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We’re working hard behind the scenes around here.  Our updated Everything Etsy Directory will be released soon, and we’ll be sharing photos of our awesome new office once we get all settled in. We’re looking for even more ways to share your creative Etsy shops with new people around the world. One of the most… [read more]

16 Packaging Ideas for Etsy Sellers

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Etsy sellers create some of the prettiest packaging ever!  First impressions make an impact, and everyone loves to open up a box to find something wrapped with a little extra care and love. Awesome packaging can really make your products stand out!  When I’m shopping on Etsy pretty packaging can be that final little nudge… [read more]

7 DIY Business Card Holders

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Creative DIY business card holders are a fun way to express your style as you share your cards with friends.  I have a few that I use because I have a hard time deciding on just one!  You might have the same problem after you see this awesome collection of DIY business card holders that… [read more]

Valentine’s Day Fonts {free}

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I Love Free Fonts! These free Valentine’s Day fonts will make your holiday projects extra sweet! Create Valentine’s Day cards, decorations and Project Life cards…go wild with them!  Finding just the right font can take so much time and it messes up my creative time.  Don’t let that happen to you!  All of these fonts… [read more]

Etsy Shop Goals

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{Print by Cake Print Shop} Creating goals for your Etsy shop is one of the first steps to a successful online business. You need them, so why not spend a little time to get them just right? Planning a bit will lead you down the quickest road to success. What we consider to be successful… [read more]

Holiday Sales on Etsy–It’s That Time of Year!

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Are you new to Etsy? Is this your first holiday season?  Whether you’re a seasoned Etsy seller or new to selling online, these tips can help your sales this year. What I’ve Learned… Holiday sales on Etsy can really make your year!  There are a few things you can do to get your shop ready… [read more]

Instagram–15 Quick Tips to Get You Started

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Are you on Instagram??  I’m growing to seriously love it!  What’s not to love when it involves pretty photos from people all over the world…Instagram rocks! I thought I’d share a few tips I’ve learned along the way to help you get started on Instagram.  You quickly find yourself enjoying this super fast growing form… [read more]

Improve Your Product Photography {5 DIY Tutorials}

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Great lighting can make your products look amazing! It’s no secret that product photos can make or break your Etsy sales.  You can have the coolest handmade product ever, but without an outstanding photo you might not be as happy with your response. Getting beautiful photos is not as hard as you think, but it… [read more]

Craft Show Tips & Display Ideas

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Craft shows can be a profitable way to sell your handmade creations, and displays play a big part in getting a second look from relaxed shoppers strolling by. Get their attention with a well designed booth that shares your work in the best light while giving them easy-to-understand pricing and selections. Here are a few… [read more]

Are You Being Yourself Online?

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{You Are Beautiful by Fresh Words Market} No woman is an island. We may wish we were on an island, but that’s a different story altogether. The point I’m making is that we’re all part of a community, or more accurately a number of communities. We’re friends, daughters, moms, etsy sellers, craftahaulics, vintage freaks, bloggers,… [read more]