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Celebrate the Moon!
By July 19, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Celebrate the Moon!

There is something magical about looking up at the moon!  Dreams and fantasy seem so real.  In celebration of the beauty of the moon, I offer a couple of stunning works of handmade art inspired by the moon! Crescent Moon Pendant From Ashley Marie comes this stunning Crescent Moon Pendant!  Wire wrapped in intricate swirls, […]

Paint Party Printable Digital Invitation

Paint Party Printable Digital Invitation

Watch out for flying paintbrushes! Smocks and paint and birthday cake, what a combination!! The thank you card may be finalized with a photo of your choice, or after the party for a party photo to be included on your card. Can be ordered as invite only, or invite and matching thank you card. This […]

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The Why, What and How of a Standalone Website for Handmade Business Part 2
By April 12, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

The Why, What and How of a Standalone Website for Handmade Business Part 2

By Anna Cragin What Should You Have on Your Website to Make it Worth Having? If you missed Part 1 of this extremely important series….start HERE to catch up! In this next section, I’m going to break down first the pages you definitely want to have, and then the specific elements that are most important.  Please note […]

Top Five Mistakes – Promotion
By March 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Top Five Mistakes – Promotion

I will be the first to admit it, promoting my own work is NOT my favorite pastime but it is a necessity if you are planning on selling your handmade work online.  So, since this sometimes time consuming job must be done, why are people not taking the time to actually make it count?  I’ve […]

Top Ten Tips to Grow an Online Business
By December 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Top Ten Tips to Grow an Online Business

There are so many blogs, articles, videos and information out there on how to really sell your crafts online that it can be too overwhelming to really comprehend…so what do we do?  Shut it off and dive in and then wonder where we went wrong! To help make it a bit easier to digest, I’ve […]

Polymer Clay Adventure Retreat – Win Your Ticket!
By October 5, 2015 Read More →

Polymer Clay Adventure Retreat – Win Your Ticket!

Have you spent hours drooling over the amazing Polymer Clay and Mixed Media art out there but have NO idea where to even begin?  Now is your chance to take classes with over 24 talented artists and connect with other lovers of art from around the world….all from the comfort of your own computer with […]

Baby Shower Invitations! Fall baby shower invitations
By September 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Baby Shower Invitations! Fall baby shower invitations

Thanks for taking a interest in purchasing one of our amazing Invitation Designs! *Digital /Printable Designs Please read everything! This will help us make your ordering process run smooth. Remember all invitations are print ready, 300dpi high resolution jpegs. They come in two sizes: 4×6 or 5×7 When completing a order please send all detail […]

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Are You a Seller With Questions?
By September 8, 2015 1 Comments Read More →

Are You a Seller With Questions?

Have you created something beautiful and all your friends say “You should sell that!” Are you a handmade seller that has hit a wall when it comes to sales despite trying all the old tricks?  What is the most common question from handmade sellers….”Why am I not selling?” There is finally a place to go […]

New Baby Gift, Papercut, Personalized Nursery Art

New Baby Gift, Papercut, Personalized Nursery Art

Looking for a unique gift for a baby shower, new baby gift, baptism, christening or beautiful nursery art? This handcut papercut celebrates a momentous event in anyone’s life – the birth of a baby! This design includes personalised details including babies name, date of birth, time of birth and weight. This specific piece was cut […]

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candisarts auction sheet

candisarts auction sheet

Hi everyone, my name is –Candi Wesaw, I’m happy I found this group and the Heartfelt Homemade Auction group on Facebook,because I have been looking for an online auction just for handmade items. This is my first auction, and I am excited to see how it goes. All of the artwork is mine and all […]

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The Handmade Entrepreneur Book

The Handmade Entrepreneur Book

The Handmade Entrepreneur book has launched! My goal when writing this book was to free you from having to rely on any third-party website for your sales. Yes, you can take advantage of platforms like Etsy, and you should, but websites come and go, and if all your sales come only from that website, you […]

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Can’t You Do It Cheaper?
By March 19, 2015 7 Comments Read More →

Can’t You Do It Cheaper?

If you are an artist or a crafter then I’m sure this has happened to you….a customer inquires about your treasures whether online or in person at a craft fair; you spend time explaining materials and design then the question comes, “Can you do this any cheaper?”  or “I can get this at WalMart/Target/the Dollar […]

But that is Offensive
By March 8, 2015 3 Comments Read More →

But that is Offensive

What is art for? In my humble opinion it is to evoke some sort of emotion and sometimes that emotion is not the happy butterflies and spring flowers feeling but anger or frustration or heartache….so does that mean it isn’t art and should be removed?  Then you must ask yourself, who gets to decide what […]

What Does Your Name Mean?
By March 4, 2015 1 Comments Read More →

What Does Your Name Mean?

Today is the day to discover what your name means!  Try it, Google it, find out if your name really represents what you are.  In honor of the day, check out some handmade treasures from the artists on HandmadeArtists.com that create around your name! Established date sign Personalized name sign Aged pallet wood Family names […]

Ask Not What a Selling Site Can Do For You……
By February 20, 2015 1 Comments Read More →

Ask Not What a Selling Site Can Do For You……

I’ve seen many people around the internet complaining about lack of sales.  Are times tough, um, yes; are people a bit more tight fisted with their money, um, yes; are there people making a living creating handmade goodies, um, YES!  So what are they doing that you are not? One common comment I’ve seen time […]

Your Customers are Watching You
By January 29, 2015 1 Comments Read More →

Your Customers are Watching You

If you will indulge me for a minute to stand on my soapbox and send out a gentle reminder that your past, current and potential customers are watching you so be wise in what you post…. I was recently messaged through the Its Better Handmade Facebook group by a woman that is not an artist […]

Best Advice Ever
By January 13, 2015 19 Comments Read More →

Best Advice Ever

I’m sure you remember your days of hesitantly listing your very first product for sale, or setting up for your first craft show.  You try to remember everything you wanted to say or bring and inevitably forgot something important.  Over the years, those of us that have stuck through the highs and lows of selling […]

Want to start off the New Year with some free promotion?
By January 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

Want to start off the New Year with some free promotion?

Now that the holidays are done it is time to start your business ready for the New Year!  What are your goals and plans?  Do they have anything to do with promoting your handmade work? It is easy….all you have to do is head over the the submission tab http://itsbetterhandmade.com/featured-artist-submission-form/ and answer a few easy questions […]

Oaklie’s Fashions

Oaklie’s Fashions

  Oaklie’s Fashions Knit and Crochet Fashion Accessories Fashions and Accessories made with you in Mind! We Have Moved to a new home! Below is just a taste of what you will find at Oaklie’s Fashions! Take a Peek! We want to provide you with the best shopping experience and we think we have found it! […]

Fun Blue Flower Crochet Summer Flip Flops

Fun Blue Flower Crochet Summer Flip Flops

These cute flip flops are ready to share your child’s tootsies this summer. Variegated blue yarn is crocheted around the straps, and then I added a cute blue flower for fun. Product URL: https://www.thecraftstar.com/product_details/82218/crochet-blue-flower-flip-flops-for-summer/

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Help an Amazing Young Man and Win a Treasure for Yourself
By April 22, 2014 39 Comments Read More →

Help an Amazing Young Man and Win a Treasure for Yourself

In our day to day life, most of us go about our business, vaguely aware that there are those out there with very tough roads ahead of them….but do we stop and really think about them?  I will be the first to stand up and admit that I usually do not, that is until I […]

Candle Keepers from The Whimsical Jar.

Candle Keepers from The Whimsical Jar.

    Candle Keepers new line from The Whimsical Jar….Four ounce Cinnamon Bun scented candle with a Whimsical Jar Creation topping the screw on lid. Perfect gift for your candle lover in your life or for that hard to buy for person. These are original sculptures…no two will ever be the same. Each created one by […]

Glass Cookie Jar Container Polymer Sculpted Lid
By September 23, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Glass Cookie Jar Container Polymer Sculpted Lid

If you see any of the Whimsical Jars your love, now is the time to grab it. I will be doing a show in Eureka Springs Arkansas November 30th-December 1st and all of The Whimsical Jars on ETSY will be going to the show and may not be back on ETSY. Thanks and come to […]

BEER-B-Q Birthday Invitation for someone turning the Dirty Thirty

BEER-B-Q Birthday Invitation for someone turning the Dirty Thirty

This invitation is great for anyone having a backyard BBQ to celebrate turning 30! It’s stylish and simple but with a vintage feel. I designed this invitation, and will customize it to fit the party. Product URL: https://www.etsy.com/listing/159634531/beer-b-q-birthday-invitation-for-30-year

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Mabooshka – An etsy store selling Handmade Jewellery & Knitted items

Mabooshka – An etsy store selling Handmade Jewellery & Knitted items

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DL style Elegant Holy Communion Invitation or Christening Invitation

DL style Elegant Holy Communion Invitation or Christening Invitation

This simple yet ELEGANT handmade invitation will help set the tone for your lovely Communion or Christening celebrations – DL style invitation features metallic pearlescent cardstock and invitation details printed on lovely pearlescent paper, finished off with a shiny cross embellishment – to really make this invitation stand out! (option to change the colour scheme available) […]

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Summer Grey Bolero with Entwined Sandstones
By April 22, 2013 1 Comments Read More →

Summer Grey Bolero with Entwined Sandstones

This Summer Grey Bolero with Entwined Sandstones jewelry clothing is one unique Solandia idea! I may assure you I saw this nowhere before it came out under my hands. This gemmed shrug is part of my seri of gemmed clothing (regretfully I don’t have much time to work on them, but there are brilliant combinatins […]