Saturday , 25 October 2014

Spot Light Feature

Spotlight Feature – GueGue

GueGue is a childhood nickname that holds a special place in my heart.  I tapped into  my love for the arts at a very young age.  This led me to The Fashion Institute of Technology where I learned that working with my hands and heart was the only way for me. Handcrafting jewelry is my passion and a form of ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – DeBoop Shop

For 30+ years, we have crafted together. What started with a young girl begging her mother to teach her how to make whatever she was currently making has now become a shop where we work together on a regular basis. Our crafting addiction is larger than our living spaces, so we wanted to share the things we love with our ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Locotrends

Locotrends is a small business which offers handmade scarves and headbands. The whole idea has evolved from a hobby and took a while before it was formed into an online shop.  Now all the scarves created over the time are available for shoppers looking for something special for their beloved ones during the Christmas holiday season. Behind the scenes is ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Digital Work

Leska Hamaty, owner of Etsy shop Digital Work is a freelance surface pattern designer and illustrator based out of Miami, Florida. Digital Work provides original designer made scrapbooking papers, frames, borders and clipart available for immediate download.  Also extending custom design work. “The designs you find in my shop are made in the spirit of celebrating everyday miracles.  Whether you ... Read More »

Discover how to make watercolor painting easy at The Inspiration Place!

  Due to popular demand, New York Artist Miriam Schulman is now sharing her watercolor secrets in online classes. If you have always wanted to learn how to paint with watercolors but haven’t found the time, these online classes are the best way to fit a little artistic inspiration into your daily life.  All the lessons have been pre-taped and you can watch ... Read More »

Help Your Handmade Business Stand Out From the Crowd

Help Your Handmade Business Stand Out From the Crowd If people love handmade items then they are usually drawn to websites that are visually appealing. That’s why I wanted to create an arts and crafts directory with a difference, one that people would enjoy browsing and where handmade business owners could even include images of what they sell. Thus the ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature | Phonechay’s Creations

  Phonechay started her etsy shop in Feb of 2011 as a way to help fund her wedding. The response of the handmade community in helping her reach her goals was amazing. After the wedding in June of 2012, she decided to continue to sell her handmade accessories. Phonechay’s Creations specializes in fun, colorful, and whimsical items ranging from apparel ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature | Mostly Sweet Jewelry

Why Mostly Sweet? Can you really trust anything that claims to be entirely sweet?  Mostly Sweet Jewelry designs are inspired by the character of the place I call home, Yosemite. Each piece is handmade for those who will adore it too much to take off.  Mostly Sweet.  Nothing more, nothing less. As a self-taught metalsmith with a background in science, ... Read More »

Featured Spotlight – AnnyMay Craft Supplies

AnnyMay Eco friendly, natural and colorful craft supplies for your crafts. I love living and crafting in a green way!  I’m always searching for great eco friendly finds.I know how much is difficult to find eco friendly supplies because I’m also a fashion designer and I love crafting in an Eco-conscious way. You will find in my shop beads, buttons, ... Read More »

Featured Spotlight | ByElsieB

  ByElsieB is a boutique offering beautiful hand-sewn home décor, and some garments, for children. By far the most popular product has been the personalized name pillows. They are a beautiful and practical gift solution for many people, having been bought by mothers for their new babies, in pillow-case form by grandmothers to send inexpensively to grandchildren in foreign countries ... Read More »

Featured Spotlight | Tuscan Road Designs

Welcome to Tuscan Road Designs, where you will find unique, quality, handcrafted and one of a kind jewelry. My aim is to create unique collectable pieces that are timeless and can be worn for years.  Inspiration comes from nature, architecture, Old World icons…..and especially the world around me as I have seen it through numerous foreign travels. I am consistently ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature : Jewelry Created for You

When it comes to the absolute best in vintage, Jewelry Created for You – Past & Present has a veritable treasure trove of gorgeous finds to offer. There is a heavy emphasis on jewelry for both men and women in my shop. I strive to find quality pieces that are in excellent vintage condition. I love to offer items that ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Bright LifeToys

Bright Life Toys It all started with a bolt of fabric, a sewing machine, and a dream. I started Bright Life Toys due to the absolute need for a creative outlet when I left the workforce to stay home with my son. I began researching Waldorf and Montessori education and natural living, and knew that was something I wanted to ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature | The Spacer Shop

  Hello! My name is Michelle Bryant. I’m the owner/artist of The Spacer Shop, your one-stop shop for lampwork glass spacer beads! I am a Wisconsin-based lampworker, which means that I create beads from glass melted over a very hot torch. All of my beads are handmade by myself in my home studio using Italian, American, Chinese, German, New Zealander, ... Read More »

Increase Your Etsy Sales With a Customer Referral Program

[iframe src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/37321325" width="100%" height="480"] If you are looking to build your Etsy  customer base and increase your sales, Referral Candy’s Etsy referral program can help! We’ve added coupon code creation/deletion functionality into the app (we do this through the Etsy API). The app will delete coupon codes when the expiry date (that is set through the ReferralCandy dashboard) is reached. ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – For Goodness Grape

ForGoodnessGrape.com Hi, I’m Lisa, the owner/artisan of ForGoodnessGrape. I have always loved lip balm and perfume. As a matter of fact, my mother told me I was wearing both when I was born J   oops…back to being serious. I’ve always been an entrepreneur at heart and I’ve always loved making things.  I decided I wanted to make excellent products with ... Read More »

Spotlight Feature – Krafty Lady Kreations

  KraftyLadyKreations offers quality hand crochet baby booties, hats and blankets. I am Kathy, the “Lady” in KraftyLadyKreations. I have enjoyed crafting all of my life mostly making gifts for family and friends. I learned to knit and crochet as a young girl which means that I have been doing it for 40+ years! I read about Etsy in my ... Read More »