Craft Resources

OK… I might be overdoing it with the soapmaking information, but I just got off the phone with a guy who has a great soapmaking resource that I’ve been reviewing. I’m about half way through it, and so far the information has been excellent. And, he’s the guy I’ll be interviewing some time this weekend […]

Over the past few weeks, I’ve become obsessed with making soap. There are just so many creative things you can do with soaps – from the design, to the colors, to the shapes, and the scents – that soapmaking seems like such a great craft to get involved in. And, I can tell you that […]

I’ve created another exclusive video tour of one of the great free craft business resources out there on the Internet. You’ll hae to excuse my stumbling over words in this video – our new puppy, Ginger, kept waking us up last night trying to play with our cat, Cutie Pie. I’m exhausted, but wanted to […]

As of right now, 623 people have signed up for the pre-launch list – amazing! When I decided to start this special list, I had no idea so many people would be interested in starting a craft business. Today, I’ve created a little video tour of one of my favorite free craft web sites. This […]

First off, I want to thank everyone who took the time to answer my question: “What are your top two questions about starting and running a successful craft business?” I received 164 responses to the survey, and received some tremendous questions about starting, running, and marketing a successful craft business. I created that short survey […]

Just a quick update to let you know about a cool site I stumbled upon. It’s called the Fabric Origami Workshop, and it shows you how to do some VERY interesting boxes using fabric. For crafters, this may be a very unique way of packaging your products (if they are small), and would even make […]

One of the hardest things about starting a running a successful crafts business is selling your product. Most likely you wanted to get into a crafts business because you are good at making your crafts, and you are very creative. But, the business end of a crafts business can leave you dazed and confused. And, […]