Christmas Markets Tips and Tricks

A lot of people worry about what to do and what not to do for Christmas markets and other craft fairs. Steph of Perran Yarns has done a number of craft fairs and has a lot of experience to share with you! 🙂 Relevance – It generally takes a few years of trial and error…

How To Write A Good Artist’s Profile

No matter where you go in the online sales world, there will be a specific page for you to fill out. The name of this page varies – “About Me”, “Profile”, or just “Me”. This is a particularly difficult text box to fill for many designers and makers, because we’re not used to talking about…

Branding – Creating Business Cards

Today’s post is written by Dayz of DayzeeLoveDesigns. She has lots of experience as a graphic designer and has created logos, business cards and other branding stationery for loads of people. Planning your design If you are working on the branding for your shop and planning to order business cards here are a few points…

Product Packaging Ă  la Craft Britannia

There is one thing all Etsy sellers have in common, and that we all do differently all at the same time. No, I’m not talking about the way we procrastinate on listings our new products. I mean how we package them once they’ve been sold. From boxes to padded envelopes to neatly packed bags, each…

Craft Party 2015 Paper Weaving Tutorial

One of our Craft Britannia members, the wonderful Glenis Wade, has created a tutorial which shows how to weave two pieces of paper into an exciting new picture. This is an easy paper craft that anyone can do, and the result is a lot better than what you might expect! It makes a real piece…

Making a How To style video

Videos are all the rage these days. You can barely move without encountering moving images – for better or for worse! Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, they’re all filled with little films of varying degrees of quality, humour and cats. However, I’m going to focus on the How To, or Tutorial style video. This kind of video…

How To: Instagram Basics

Instagram is one of those fast-growing, relatively fresh-faced social media, and there are plenty of reasons to join in with the fun! Most of all, Instagram is a visual medium, which means you can show off the best parts of your handmade or vintage items and reach a huge audience. There are 300 million active…