selling handmade online

Be Remembered For Your Beautiful Work, Not Your Horrible Picture!
Preemie Black White Front

It’s been said over and over again that photos are SO important in online sales. Hundreds, perhaps THOUSANDS of pieces have been written telling you how to take decent photos, yet the problem persists, and people still wonder why their beautiful work goes unsold. Rather than write on lighting and F-stops, I’ve compiled an array […]

Happy international Picnic Day, June 18th

Every Year June 18-Happy International Picnic Day History: International Picnic Day celebrates the gathering together outdoors to eat and enjoy one another’s company-The Picnic. The true origin of International Picnic Day is unknown, but can be traced back to the end of the French Revolution and the Victorian Era. A nice quilt to sit down […]

I like to introduce MsMartyD and her shop today
handmade eye glass case

Meet MsMartyD, she says of herself, “I am a gramma and I enjoy making things for my grand people”. I would add, that she offers all the same items right here in her shop MsMartyD on Handmadartists for everyone. (smile) So browse around….. Here is a wonderful Tote bag in neutral colors, I love it….. […]

Meet Liz of “LOVEwhatIdo”
Pink Macrame Handmade Bracelet

Liz of LOVEwhatIdo is a wife and mother of 2 wonderful girls and has her shop right here on She has always loved being creative and passed that gene to her Children. Macrame bracelets came across as a fun project with her youngest child and she, Mom, has been hooked ever since! Look at […]

Discover Handmade 1st Anniversary
Love Hand Made

Hi Friends….Welcome to Discover Handmade 1st Anniversary. Hard to believe its been one year since the first ‘Discover Handmade’ was posted…..May 3, 2013 right here on Handmade Artists Blog. It has been a so much fun searching through hundreds of handmade shops looking for products to share each week. Not to mention, I have finally […]

Expanding With Pinterest

Like so many of you small businesses out there, I try to keep my eye out for new ways to promote and connect with potential customers. There are so many new online applications popping up on a regular basis, it is always tough to know which ones are a good use of our time and […]

Discover Handmade September 6

Hello Friends….and Welcome to Discover Handmade! I can hardly believe that September is already upon us, it has been an amazing year. So…lets kick off things of for the month of September with items that are blue in color or better yet Sapphire, which is the birthstone for September! Alaska Basket Custom Basket 03 by […]

Handmade Polymer Clay Pumpkin Tutorial

Handmade Polymer Clay Pumpkin Tutorial by Beverley Start October 2012 I handmade these adorable polymer clay pumpkins today and really loved how they turned out so I thought I’d share the process with a tutorial. 1.Take equal parts of gold, yellow, and red and mix them together leaving them a bit streaky to create a […]

On Fire for Handmade
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On Fire for Handmade On fire for Handmade is a site dedicated to promoting Handmade Artisans Worldwide!I started On Fire for Handmade in 2009 as a means of helping Handmade Artisans promote their creations. It has been a long journey and a winding road, but an exciting one! Now with the help of Andrew and […]

The Handmade Artist
An Evening Out

By Beverley Start August 2012 This is one member’s account of what being part of the Handmade Artists community is like and why I think artists and crafts people should consider membership not only to boost their online presence but to be a part of something great! Let’s begin with the Handmade Artists Blog I’m […]


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