Polymer Clay: The Chameleon of the Craft World

Polymer clay is an art material that’s relatively easy and inexpensive to get into. Often overlooked as being a material meant for children, polymer artists have struggled to be taken seriously in the art and craft world.

How I Got That Gig: Collaboration with Allbirds

Collaborations with like-minded brands can bring your creativity to new heights. Alyson Jon shares what it was like to create a custom embroidery piece for fashion brand Allbirds.

How Offering Gift Cards Can Grow Your Sales This Holiday Season

Selling gift cards can help you boost your holiday sales. They’re the ideal last-minute gift and shoppers with a gift card tend to spend more than they would have otherwise. Read these tips to add gift cards to your product mix this year.

Winners of the Etsy Design Awards Announced

The Etsy Design Awards winners have been revealed, after judges reviewed 160 finalists’ submissions. Sian Zeng, a London-based wallpaper designer, won the $15,000 grand prize.

How to Source Products on Alibaba

Sourcing on Alibaba allows you to get customized products for you to sell at a fraction of the cost, but be aware of this advice before you begin.

How I Got Featured in the Press 250 Times

Laura Zander, founder of Jimmy Beans Wool, has been incredibly successful at getting press for her business. She says the most important thing is to understand what your story is really about and to reach out and tell it.

Fall Reading List for Craft Business Owners

We’re excited to have Erin Dollar back today offering her picks for Fall 2019’s best craft books, creative business titles, and self-help books. Learn something new and build your business with these new titles.

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