What is influencer marketing and how it can help your craft business? Claire Gamble from Unhooked Communications explains why working with influencers can have a big impact for your small creative business.
Google Shopping adverts for Folksy sellers After trialling Google Shopping adverts for individual products on Folksy (also called Product Listing Adverts or PLAs), these…
Craft business tips – how to make more profit If you want to earn a living from your craft, you need to be sure…
Where can you go if you need mentoring or support for your creative business? What help is available and how can you find creative communities willing to guide you on your way? Helen Bottrill from The Creative Business Network signposts places you can go to get extra support
Lia Griffith Giveaway! How would you like to have a whole heap of craft projects at your fingertips and a bundle of gorgeous crepe paper…
If you love paper flowers, here’s a fab free tutorial by Lia Griffith. These Double Daffodils crepe paper flowers would look as gorgeous in a wedding bouquet as they would at home in a vase or as part of a paper posy.
In the second post in our Selling to Shops series, Clare Yuille looks at wholesale catalogues. What should your wholesale brochure look like, what information should you include and what kind of photographs and extras do retailers need?
Paper flower artist Helen Wilde from Paper Bea Company is interviewed by illustrator Amanda Hartley from Hofficraft about her gorgeous paper wedding flowers and wild flower gifts for gardeners, inspired by her cottage garden in Derbyshire
Meet Amanda Hartley from Hofficraft, a Welsh illustrator making hand-painted Easter egg decorations, miniature cacti, shrink plastic badges, cards and lots of other goodies from her home studio in Oxfordshire
Fancy getting your handmade goods in front of an affluent, predominantly female audience? You can do just that by taking a stand at The Handmade Fair – and we’ve got an exclusive discount on stands for Folksy sellers
Folksy seller Emily Clark from Larryware has been on Twitter since it started in 2006. Here she shares her tips and tricks for anyone who feels daunted by the size and speed of it all, so you can learn to love it too!
We talk to textile artist Heidi Meier, who started by making nursery art and now creates original embroidered artworks that capture a moment in time, nature and the changing seasons
Meet potter Sejal Patel from Sejal Ceramics, the part-time pharmacy worker who makes porcelain vases, bottles and planters with dashes of metallic detailing from the pottery in her converted garage
Meet Hannah Marshall from the Beach Shack Project who designs and makes sea glass jewellery from shards of sea glass and sea pottery she finds washed up on the shore
Scottish embroidery artist Nicola McEachran talks about her embroideries and inspiration, and how she feels the desire to design and make is deeply ingrained