13 simple habits to nurture your creativity

Keep your creative reserves intact with these 13 tips for nurturing your creativity.

Meet the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2017 shortlist

Introducing the 15 creatives shortlisted for the Mollie Makes Handmade Awards 2017. Meet the nominees and vote for your favourite Product of the Year…

How craft clubs can boost your confidence

One of the biggest draws of craft clubs may be that tackling new challenges – however daunting – is easier with friends. Find out how craft clubs and collectives can boost your creative confidence.

Regional showcase: Creatives in Yorkshire*

Meet four creative designers and makers from Yorkshire…

Look Lane: the new marketplace that’s right up your street*

Come and browse the lanes of this brand new online shopping destination…

Regional showcase: South West creatives*

Meet six creative designers and makers in the South West of England…

Regional showcase: South West creatives*

Meet six creative designers and makers in the South West of England…

5 creative & practical steps to start or grow your handmade business

Have you been dreaming about turning your hobby into a business for ages? Done lots of talking and all the research, but scared to take that first step? Patricia van den Akker, Director of The Design Trust, the online business school for designers & makers has put these 5 practical, strategic and creative goal-setting tips together for your… Continue reading

Branding for beginners

Branding isn’t just for big businesses – creating a look for your fledgling company is all about being yourself.