Hashtags to help your make a sale

@_jujujust_ for #makersgonnamake

Standing out from the crowd and getting noticed by potential customers can be tricky. However, by using focused hashtags everyone from crafters to small shop owners can increase their online presence leading to those all-important sales. We’ve rounded up the top ten hashtags to get the pennies rolling in… “Hashtags help Etsy sellers to connect to… Continue reading

Mollie Makes issue 63

Mollie Makes issue 63 with free papercut book - Easter 2016

Mollie Makes 63, our first spring issue of the year with tiny hands on the cover and two FREE gifts. Make the springtime bunny plush, crochet character jars and stitch a pair of baby booties. Lots more (pastel pretties) inside…

You Are So Very Beautiful: A craftivism affirmation project

You Are So Very Beautiful Craftivism Project

Have you ever needed a pick-me-up in the middle of the day? Craved a little reminder that you are amazing? Wanted to tell that awkward person at the bus stop that they are beautiful? Craftisvism is collecting signs and organising drops of handmade affirmations, and would love your help! Betsy Greer started the You Are… Continue reading

February wallpaper & desktop background

iPad wallpaper by Steph Baxter Mollie Makes

Spread Valentine’s and Gal-entine’s sentiments with our illustrated wallpapers by Steph Baxter.

Mollie Makes issue 63 templates

Mollie Makes issue 63 - Easter 2016

Your project templates for Mollie Makes issue 63 are ready to download.

How to make a time capsule list

timecapsule

If you’ve always got a set of creative goals on the go, you might find it fun to put together a yearly ‘time capsule’ list. It can help you reflect on the previous 12 months as well as focus on what you’d like to achieve over the next. When January 2017 comes around, you can… Continue reading

Lessons to apply to your photography today

Indi Maverick

Want to improve your photography but don’t know where to start? Even the best shots can be tweaked by applying some simple photographic secrets. Here are seven tips that are guaranteed to get your snaps up to scratch. 1. Pair big and small blooms together When it comes to flowers we’re spoilt for choice. In… Continue reading

Hashtags to help you make connections

@xantheb for Mollie Makes #handmadeawards

Collaborate, make sales, build your blog audience or just make new like-minded friends – using the right hashtags can help you achieve more online. See our top hashtags for bloggers, sellers and makers to help you grow your online community in 2016… @lottsandlots for #CreateMakeShare Hashtags for bloggers #createmakeshare A collaborative project between bloggers ZingZingTree, Kids Craft Room and Growing Spaces,… Continue reading

How to organise an Instameet

@porthjess for #igersbristol

There’s no better way to get new ideas and inspiration flowing than by attending a creative event – or organising one yourself. Getting out of your comfort zone and around a bunch of new people can work wonders when you’re stuck in a rut. Jess (aka @PorthJess) organises Bristol’s Instameets, which have gained a reputation… Continue reading

Stylists’ secrets: Photography tips for styling the seasons

Candy Pop Instagram

Get the scoop on simple styling from pro photographers/stylists, Caroline South, Candy Pop and Rachael Smith, and find new ways to keep your photography fresh and relevant. See you on the prop hunt! Photo © Caroline South Caroline South is the master of styling minimal, striking flatlays using bits and bobs picked up on the… Continue reading