Everyone can use a little extra money…especially around the holidays. I am often asked by our readers if they can start can selling their crafts. […]
For Americans especially, French style is a classic. We caught up with Kaari Meng, author, founder of French General, and the designer behind the new […]
A lot of you talented crafters are using stamps in the handmade artwork you sell… Did you know that when you use stamps in your […]
Your success at running your own business isn’t magic or even luck…your business future can often be predicted by one question: Do you have a […]
Ever have the feeling that you needed to change direction in your life to follow your passion? I think many of us have woken up […]
Meet Nikki: She is awesome!
Nikki, a one time teacher and now professional Mom to two kids and crafter has an unbelievable talent for making just about anything. For years she would encourage friends to get crafty, saying “You could SO make that” when they would see trendy items in stores or catalogs. Today Nikki spends time teaching people how to make things with her fantastic tutorials and simple craft kits. We talked with Nikki recently to find out about her life, her crafty loves, and what keeps her going when the going gets tough.
You might have noticed last week that Meylah, a site I write for and often post about on Craft Ideas Weekly, launched a brand new […]
We first found Taryn on Dreamers Into Doers, the Martha Stewart Community and decided we love any girl that wears a big, bright flower in her hair! We also love the cute, funky, and easy tutorials she puts together on her blog, Poppy Chic. We wanted to learn more!
Here is our interview with Taryn. ( Don’t miss the Flower Hair Pin Tutorial she shared with us – so adorable and easy to make!
So you have a great idea, beautiful products, and are super excited to get started selling your crafts. You are about ready to welcome your […]
It is easy to see that few things are as important online as good, high-quality, detailed pictures. Whether you are selling your art or crafts on sites like Etsy, Ebay, or Amazon or just showcasing your work for friends on Facebook, there are some secret tricks of the trade I have learned in my professional career that can help you make photographs of your crafts look really professional.
Gear that will help you to photograph like a professional: