Recycle Your Envelopes to Make Gift Bags

As a crafter trying to make money from your talent, recycling materials you already have into decorative packaging can help cut the cost of running a small crafting business. Not only will you save money, but you are also doing your part to embrace eco-friendly business practices. Instead of tossing used or damaged envelopes out … Read moreRecycle Your Envelopes to Make Gift Bags

Working with Sea Glass

With alluring shades of green and blue, sea glass creations makes an attractive addition to crafters that sell jewelry on Etsy. Sea glass is formed when it comes in contact with waves, water, and sand, which smooth out the shards (and often creates a frosted appearance). This type of glass is found on beaches, along … Read moreWorking with Sea Glass

Etsy Spotlight: Funky Jewellery UK

***If you’d like to be featured on Craftsyble, please contact our Editor.*** Etsy is filled with many crafters that follow an eco-friendly initiative, and with Funky Jewellery UK – you get planet-friendly creations with loads of color. Using everyday household objects and recycled products, Natalie Mitchell of the United Kingdom, creates eye-catching and multihued jewelry … Read moreEtsy Spotlight: Funky Jewellery UK

Etsy By the Sea

Etsy artisans are often inspired by nature when making their creations. Bodies of water encourage ocean wave designs, seafoam-colored jewelry, and textured pottery. To get an idea of just a few of the sea-related specialties offered on Etsy, consider the following artisans and shops: Message in a Bottle Mystic Messages incorporates a handful of sea-related … Read moreEtsy By the Sea

Repurposed and Upcycled Train Cases on Etsy

Designer: Judy Valencerina Etsy Shop: Remixed Vintage Started: May 2010 Judy Valencerina is a creative jack-of-all-trades, who sings jazz, writes songs, graphic designs, and upcycles vintage items amongst other things. With collage and decoupage techniques, Judy transforms vintage luggage, jewelry boxes, old signs, and other gently used items into one-of-a-kind creations. You can also request … Read moreRepurposed and Upcycled Train Cases on Etsy

Crafts for Kids: Valentine’s Day Boxes

To get your child into the spirit of Valentine’s Day, what better craft project than creating a box for family and friends to leave behind their cards. All you need is a simple box, construction paper, and a few school supplies and you’ll have a lovable critter watching over your son or daughter’s Valentine Day … Read moreCrafts for Kids: Valentine’s Day Boxes

Eco-Friendly Business Ideas for Etsy

An increasing number of consumers are embracing the notion of purchasing goods that take into consideration the planet and environment. Recycling materials, repurposing objects, and choosing sustainable materials are popular methods of making money on Etsy. Why do shoppers go crazy over green products? Because the above-mentioned goods are handcrafted, unique and one-of-a-kind. A couple … Read moreEco-Friendly Business Ideas for Etsy