Top Tips for ETSY SEO Part 1 – Titles and Tags

When people search for your product, you want to make sure they find your item in as few steps as possible.  Ideally you want to be in the first page of listed items that are shown when a search term is entered. So how do you do that? Good old SEO. Where you apply SEO…

What is Etsy SEO? (And Why You Need to Know)

Understanding the complexities of Etsy SEO is so important when it comes to creating a successful Etsy shop.  But what if you don’t even know what SEO stands for let alone how on earth to make it work?  Fear not, this quick post is the first of three on Etsy SEO and in it I…

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…

Inspiration with Blue and Green Felt Flowers

The glory of making flowers with felt is that you can have flowers in any colour you want.  As part of the wedding bouquet order I have, the bride wanted blue and green.  The blue she selected was not just any blue either, my favourite colour, teal blue! I had teal blue flowers in my…

Making a Felt Icelandic Poppy

Even though nature is all around us, it is so easy to miss it.  It’s not until I started making felt flowers that I really started to pay attention to flowers and plants whenever I went outside.  Now all I do is look at the flora and fauna around me, particularly when I go on…

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…

A Change in Direction

  You may have all noticed it has been all quiet on the blog front since my wedding.  Well there is a reason for that.  I am changing direction.  Not literally, apparently if you do that in the wind it’s not a good thing, or so my mother used to tell me.  No.  My blog…