Friday , 10 July 2020

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Tips for Buying Handmade Wooden Toys

Most of us know what to expect from a toy we buy at a store. Is it cheap and looks flimsy? It won’t last long. Batteries included? Buy more batteries. 25 different sound effects? It will play AT your child and will also drive you crazy! But there are some toys that are more rare and we don’t really know ... Read More »

52 Weeks of Mail

Of course we all love the internet, but there are many among us who just love to send and receive cards and letters. When you think about it, it's amazing to realize how easy it is to send cards, letters, and greetings anywhere in the world. Read More »

5 Reasons to Buy Handmade this Holiday Season

5 Reasons to buy handmade.  OK I’ve been thinking about making this list for a couple of days so here it is 5 reasons that i think people should buy handmade. 1. The economy -living in the UK right now alot of us are struggling to just pay the bills with unemployment at a high and everything costing more in ... Read More »

Are you Afraid of Success?

By: Laura Bray Most of my clients are afraid of being successful. Heck, even I struggle with it. It’s been popping up a lot lately when I’m coaching artists and crafters, so I thought an article was in order. Are you afraid of being a successful artist or craftsperson? Read on to find see the symptoms and get some tips ... Read More »

Why You Should Offer a Subscription

Subscriptions let you plan ahead: since you know how many people you have every cycle, you can obtain the supplies to fill the orders that month without purchasing way more than you need. You can also buy supplies in bulk and negotiate discounts with your suppliers. Read More »

How to Make Homemade Cold Process Lavender Soap with Shea Butter

Here is my own recipe of handmade cold process soap scented with Lavender and Patchouli 100% essential oils, which is especially good for dry skin. how-to by: Arctida’s Creations Equipment: · 2 mixing bowls, preferably stainless steel or tempered glass · A cake mixer or a blender. · A thermometer, scale and a rubber spatula · Several measuring cups and ... Read More »