Setting up an Etsy Shop in 6 easy steps

If you’ve read the previous post, you should now have an etsy shop name, some kind of branding and logo and have done some research by reading the Etsy Sellers Handbook.  You should also be aware of etsy fees and have included those into your pricing structure (I talk more about pricing in an upcoming…

Making A Felt Protea

I saw a tutorial for a protea while I was designing my wedding bouquet, but for various reasons it didn’t speak to me, it looked a bit cumbersome and not particularly attractive. That all changed when I saw the real plant! It is stunning! It’s known as a sugarbush flower as well as a protea…

Starting an Etsy Shop (and How to Get Free Listings Too)

You make lots of lovely crafted items and you have run out of people to gift them to.  Your other half complains about all the craft materials you have lying around.  Or everyone is telling you how good your crafts are and how you really should start selling them! Where do you start? Etsy is…

Chakra Inspired Rainbow Flowers

Rainbow Flowers I have wonderfully creative and open friends.  One of them recently asked me to make 12 rainbow inspired flowers for her window sill. Chakra Energy Centres I thought I would link it to the chakra system (as she’s also wonderfully spiritual like me) and came up with the idea for a bunch of…

I’m back

I’m back! And I’m married! Yay This is not a post about the wedding though, I shall dedicate some time to that when I have the photos to do it justice, as the day really does deserve justice doing to it. But I wanted to pop by and let you all know that I, a…

DIY Felt Flower Crown

More Wedding DIY! This time my felt flower crown, which if I am completely honest I was dreading creating as 1. I have never made one before and 2. What if it looked a total disaster and I had to rethink my entire look for the day? So I overcame the silly thinking (see my…

Happy St Patrick’s Day Shamrock Felt Tutorial

As we celebrate the irish, why not make some shamrock or four leaf clover for luck? I have made these for my wedding bouquets and button holes to add some wedding day luck and thought they were an appropriate felty thing to share on this Irish of Irish days! To make them you need: 4…

Felt Flower Making – An Introduction

I love playing with felt, I always have and when I started planning my wedding I realised it made total sense to make all my flowers out of felt as a way of getting back into my favourite crafting. No-one warned me how crazy I was! Which is lucky really otherwise I would not have…