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Most of us experience a post Christmas slump in selling. It is totally normal!

Most customers have done all their spending during the holiday season and are either in a time of earning and saving or have just got everything they need during the holidays and aren’t looking around as much to buy. Not to fear!

The slower sales season can be a blessing in disguise, to take time to reflect on your shop and... Read more
Hosting a small dinner party or large gathering this year? Don’t worry we’ve got you because today we’re looking at our top 5 handmade entertainment essentials, so you are ready to entertain in style for the New Year!

Liquor Rack by iCraft Seller Wood Tree Swings

Liquor Rack:

This liquor rack is a fun way to display alcohol for your guests! Plus it makes for a great decor piece... Read more
As we are entering the first day of the New Year, we look to the future with so much excitement!
Our iCraft community is growing stronger, expanding internationally and adding more and more unique handcrafted items. We are making progress on the new platform development, setting up new marketplaces and working on new pilot projects to help sellers with marketing. (I'll provide more details about that in a... Read more
We're ready to welcome 2020!

We hope you had a wonderful 2019, filled with lots of crafting.

To start off the New Year (and decade!) we decided to look at 2020s forecasted trends, to give you a little inspiration to kick off the New Year!

So if you are planning on adding new products you can take theese trends in to consideration or if you already sell something that falls under them to be sure to... Read more
Christmas is here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year to spend with your family and friends.

We just wanted to send all good wishes your way.
Wishing you lots of love, laughter and health. Warmest thoughts and best wishes for a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Your iCraft Team Read more
Tis the season! There is nothing better than the smell of a Christmas trees in your home! But also nothing worse then all those pine needle shedding or seeing the ugly tree base on a fake tree! When I was planning out my holiday decor this year I realized I didn’t have a tree skirt so I started searching around for design ideas to make my own. Below are some of my favourite tree skirt DIYs!

1. No sew tree... Read more
Although we are heading in to the craziest selling season, the longer nights and colder days have us itching to stay cozy inside and try out some new crafts! We compiled a list of some of our favourite crafting ideas for the Christmas season. Some are quick fun ones you could complete on a free afternoon and a couple are more long term projects to work away at throughout the season!

Felt Advent Calendar:

We... Read more
Tis the season to make sure everything is ready to go for the incoming influx of holiday sales! Here is a couple iCraft specific tips and tricks to encourage sales and make shopping just that much easier for your customers.

Shot from iCraft seller Gould Style Crochet

Collections:

Make holiday shopping easier for your customers by grouping your products in to collections! Collections appear on the left... Read more
Recently, I received a card in the mail from an individual who received one of my knitted products as a gift. The front of the small card, with a plain white background and big bold letters in black simply stated, “A THOUSAND THANKS (Shakespeare).” The card was sent as an appreciation for thinking of making something for someone else who was not expecting a gift. This individual took the time to... Read more
We all have an avid gardener in our lives! The person who you can almost always find in their garden and have the beautiful blooms to show for it. Since the gifting season is coming we decided to compile a list of our top 5 handmade gifts for the gardener in your life, so you can get ready for gifting! Check out our top picks below in this post.

Modern Bird House:

This bird house by iCraft seller Nathan... Read more



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