Etsy UK Captain’s Summit 2016 — Graphic Design

I’ve returned from Etsy’s 3rd UK Captain’s Summit bursting with ideas to help our community work more closely together.  Although we’re quite spread out geographically in the Craft Britannia team we are really good friends who spend a lot of time talking together online.  While getting us all together for a meet-up or a selling…

Creating a Post & Packaging Workstation

Do you run out of packaging unexpectedly? Ever had to quickly order envelopes after an increase in sales?  Sarah Beever from Sarah Beever Design gave us some tips on how to prepare for these kind of situations. Sarah created this post & packaging workstation to help her keep track of her postal supplies more easily.  After buying the…

Spring, Sun, Flowers and a bunch of Links!

Spring is upon us. Well, in some parts of the country, anyway! As the light returns and daffodils bloom, we’re happy to see our team flowering as well. Granted, as a team, we missed the standard “Yay, New Years! Let’s do stuff!”, but we’re taking things at a steady pace and we’re really getting going…

Craft Britannia Blog Relaunch

Hello and welcome to our Blog Relaunch, complete with new contributors and new ideas! We are brainstorming as we speak, and will make this blog a gathering point both for members of the team and anyone else who likes arts, crafts and handmade (and vintage!) items. Coming soon will be introduction posts of the main…

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #75, blindcrowcreations

Our final CraftBritannia Shop of the Week of 2013 is blindcrowcreations, and we talk with Rebecca, who creates polymer clay jewellery and fimo beads in gorgeous colours. Describe your “typical” working day or week After the usual email catch up, to see if any of my clients need me, I check-in with Craft Britannia to…

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #74, NanfanJewellery

This week’s CraftBritannia Shop of the Week is NanfanJewellery, where Nana sells her handmade, fairy tale inspired creations. Read on for insight into the woman behind this beautiful shop. Describe your “typical” working day or week I work full time as a freelance game designer, which is fun, but leaves me very little time for…

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #73, FeatherAndSixpence

Meet May, the artist behind FeatherAndSixpence, our current CraftBritannia Shop of the Week. May creates colourful and quirky illustrations. When you are not doing Etsy related things, what are you doing? When I’m not doing Etsy related things I am kept VERY busy by my month old baby daughter and my two year old son….

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #72, Fabrilushus

This week we talk to Jilly, whose shop, Fabrilushus is our current CraftBritannia Shop of the Week , where you will find fabric accessories and home décor. Describe your “typical” working day or week I am a home body, so my days do tend to be pretty much the same. I start the day with…

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #71, angelajsimpson

Artist Angela of angelajsimpson, is our new CraftBritannia Shop of the Week , and tells us more about herself in this week’s interview. She specialises in cards and pet portraits. Describe your “typical” working day or week At the moment I seem to be working from when I get up to when I go to…

Craft Britannia Shop of The Week #70, DyfalDonc

Morgan and Rebecca are the team behind DyfalDonc, this week’s CraftBritannia Shop of the Week, where you can find unique eco friendly cards and jewellery. We hear from Morgan in our interview… Describe your “typical” working day or week Tea, peanut butter, marmite and jam on toast, then a walk upstairs to the studio! BBC…