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We are living in unprecedented and stressful times, and the worst thing is that this situation doesn’t have a definite end – this is not business as usual! So if you are having hard times right now, you are not alone.

You are also a part of our iCraft community and we were wondering how we could support our community members more during these tough times.

If you are worried about the impact of the... Read more
Nearly a year ago, I wrote a blog post, “It Takes Time to Build Your Nest – A Lesson Learned in Creating an Online Store” . A year later I am reexamining where I am financially, mentally, and creatively.

Where to begin? It all started with a vision and a desire to create quality handmade products. However, I was clueless as to the type of products I would create, my target market and pricing.... Read more
Spring is almost here! While sometimes it can be hard to believe warmer weather is on its way, it really is coming! We decided to get into the spring spirit and look ahead at some incoming spring crafting trends. Read on below to look at our top 5 crafting trends, to get you inspired to craft for the upcoming spring season!

1. The New Age

The new age is trending in the digital age! The practices the new age... Read more
With Valentine’s Day just over a week away, you should think about ordering your gifts sooner rather than later! We’ve made your job easy by rounding up our favourite iCraft finds that would be perfect for that special someone.

The Gold Fill Heart Earrings with Quartz by Glowfly are a perfect place to start for your sweetheart. These beautiful earrings have 14k gold-filled wire that is... Read more
Yesterday I decided it was time to get a new sewing box. I recently bought a new sewing machine and sewing tools but for some odd reason I could not part ways with my old sewing box. I’m not sure why. Perhaps I am getting sentimental in my old age? Afterall, my little raggedy sewing box has been with me for a little over 30 years. The sewing box was slowly but surely falling apart so badly that its edges... Read more
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



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