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5 Reasons NOT to Shop Independent [A Fresh Perspective]

Regularly, we read the reasons why we should shop independent. There are even campaigns to promote buying from independent makers, designers, artists, galleries and shops, such as the  ‘Just A Card’ campaign. In the name of impartial blogging, I’ve decided to jump off the bandwagon and look at reasons you SHOULDN’T buy from us. Reasons NOT to Shop Independent   1. …

Floral Workshop: The Brighton Etsy & Etsy UK Blogger Sleepover

On Wednesday I was as pleased as punch to run another floral workshop for the Brighton Etsy Team and Etsy UK for their #etsybloggersleepover. Eight stylish fashion bloggers turned up at the Lick Warehouse (as in delicious frozen yogourt) to watch our Brighton Team leaders in action. Creative action. The lineup included Toby ‘I Like Cats’, Kate ‘Oh Someday Jewellery’, Sarah …

Falling Petals as Paint by Georgie St Clair

Work in Progress: Etsy Shop Goals & Blog Hop

Brighton Etsy are right on the ball when it comes to promoting it’s makers and sellers. Regular meet-ups and talks are held throughout the year and there’s always loads of discussion and advice on the forums.  Now, the Brighton Etsy team are encouraging their team members to perfect their online presence beyond their shops. Naturally I was very happy when ‘blog hopping’ …

Quick Etsy Shop Updates: Downloadable Fashion Illustration Prints

Just a quick update to say that I’ve introduced Downloadable artwork into my shop. Specifically my fashion quote illustrations. I have these as cards and notecards also, I just haven’t gotten around to listing them yet! In the meantime you can download these fashion quote illustrations directly to your inbox for the bargain price of only £3! My latest Limited Edition …

Integrate WordPress and Etsy

Integrate WordPress and Etsy: A Tutorial using the Etsy Plugin So last night I went to another informative talk, organised by the lovely Brighton Etsy team. Speakers were photography king Lomokev (aka Kevin Meredith) and Etsy Queen Rockcake (aka Sarah Meredith). An awesome duo who really know their respective SEO stuff. The question was raised about integrating wordpress and etsy. Well, of course my …