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Tue Feb 25, 2020 03:15 PM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

Thank you! Looking forward to creating my collection soon..... Blessings ~ Rita Read more...

Tue Feb 25, 2020 09:05 AM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

Hi Rita,
This issue with Collections has been fixed.

Tue Feb 18, 2020 02:10 PM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

Hi Rita,
You are free to add your own products into collections you create, as long as they fit the theme.
We'll fix the issue with the name of "Created By". Thanks! Read more...

Mon Feb 17, 2020 06:24 PM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

Thanks for explaining how "curated" is used here on iCraft by admins. Maybe I'm creating my collections incorrectly. I create a new list in my favorites, add products from various stores to fit the theme of my collection... Read more...

Sun Feb 16, 2020 04:24 PM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

Hi Rita,
It should be your name under "Created By" if you created that collection. I just tried creating one and it worked. Let me know which one has this issue and we'll look into fixing it.
Admins can hide and reorder Public...

Sat Feb 15, 2020 03:40 PM Re: Small Updates on Collections pages

This is a great idea! I've created several collections in the last few days. Question: In the "Created By" field, it lists the 1st store featured in the collection. Would it possible to include the store name of the curator who... Read more...

Tue Feb 11, 2020 03:39 PM Small Updates on Collections pages

Hi guys,
We are making a few small updates to My Favorites / Collections feature.
You can now see a list of all public collections created by members by clicking on the "View all" link under Collections in the "Buy Handmade"... Read more...

Thu Jan 23, 2020 08:09 PM Re: Important update regarding our fees

Hi Rita,
Our current fees are listed here We offer discounts to those who pay upfront. If we switch to a new payment system, we'll apply credits to stores that have paid subscription fees upfront. Before that... Read more...

Thu Jan 23, 2020 06:03 PM Re: Important update regarding our fees

Have you determined yet what the fee will be for existing sellers who pay their fee for one year? My renewal is coming up next month and I'd like to be prepared. Blessings ~ Rita Read more...

Wed Jan 22, 2020 05:15 PM Re: Important update regarding our fees

Hi Fairy Cardmaker,
You've been a great contributor to the iCraft community for many years.
In appreciation of your contributions, I'd like to give you 6 extra months of free unlimited product postings on iCraft. I've applied this... Read more...

Article in Toronto Star. In the News

September 20, 2010 - Online sites let Artisans reach around the world
by The Toronto Star has been mentioned on the front page of the September 20, 2010 Business section of The Toronto Star, as one of the places to sell handmade online.
Read more >

Article on Mashable.comJune 18, 2010 - 10 Great Websites to Buy Handmade Goods

...If you just love homemade and handcrafted treasures, or if you’re a seller looking to get your goods out there, here’s a list of 10 great sites (in alphabetical order) that you might want to take some time to check out. Read more >

Note: they've got our pricing wrong saying that “Starter,” “Professional” and “Elite” packages are then offered from $5 to $150 (Canadian) a month.
Our "Elite" package is actually offered at $12.00 USD/month. See our Pricing Policy for more details.

Be A Locavore of Handmade Goodies!May 29, 2009
- Be A Locavore of Handmade Goodies!

.. So what happens when we combine our love of unique hand made goodies for ourselves and our homes with local shopping?  We get places like iCraft which I've just discovered.  It's Canadian, out of Toronto and is the latest kid on the block in online handcraft venues.  It's a really visually appealing site and I'm hearing good things about it.  

Utilize Help and Information From Your Selling Venues May 20, 2009 - Utilize Help and Information From Your Selling Venues
by GalleriaLinda

One of the ways online sellers can benefit from marketing and selling success strategies is through the selling venues that they use. You can find a lot of selling, promotional, and marketing tips in the venue's documentation that is very valuable!

The forums on each of the venues becomes a treasure trove of shared experiences about everything for selling online. Use it! Even if you just read, you will gain such valuable information that you can use. Read, read, read.

Today, I want to introduce the Sellers' Boot camp going on right now at!

April 13, 2009 - An interview with
by is a Canadian based selling venue for handmade products. Their goal is to connect artists, designers and craftspeople to those who appreciate their work.

January 18, 2009 - Etsy Alternative #7 - iCraft

In this continuing series, we bring you a review of alternative selling venues, website hosting services, shopping carts, and basically anything else that you can use to sell your lovely handcrafted goods. Next up - iCraft. - Tammy's Jewelry Making Blog: Another On-Line Jewelry Selling Outlet.March 10, 2008 - Tammy's Jewelry Making Blog: Another On-Line Jewelry Selling Outlet

In my web wanderings, I happened upon a relatively new site that looks like it is in many ways similar to It's called, and it is yet another outlet that those who sell their hand-crafted jewelry may want to check into.

iCraft Creator Reviews

A collection of websites and personal blog posts from iCraft Creators. Read about their opinions, comments on various articles, thoughts on products, and anything else they have found interesting while being part of the iCraft community.

March 14, 2009 - Know Your Selling Venues: keeps on their toes with new and exciting features on their still young web site.

February 5, 2009 - You Must Go See iCraft's Front Page Feature Header! keeps on their toes with new and exciting features on their still young web site.

December 28, 2008 -
In a previous post, I provided a list of venues for artists, artistans and artisan crafters. This week I’m profiling another of those sites on my blog.

December 13, 2008 - Another look at
Last month I reviewed, a Canada-based handmade commerce site with a clean, professional look.

November 3, 2008 - is the latest international player in the online handmade market. Based in Toronto, it has quite a few features that larger sites still lack...

April 30, 2008 -
I have a new venue for selling my jewelry at I'll be posting more in the days and weeks to come...

April 24, 2008 -
iCraft, the Canadian Etsy
As most of you know, I've been selling my prints on Etsy for a while now, and I'm getting to the stage where I want to expand this endeavour.

April 5, 2008 -
Just have to spread the word on a truly wonderful community of artists, designers and craftspeople. iCraft is an online showcase of all things unique and one-of-a-kind.

April 5, 2008 -
New Canadian Venue for selling handmade unique goods with an international flair.

April 1, 2008 -
...So to convince myself that I'm not lazy, I opened another shop. This time on, an indie sellers, handmade only site.

March 26, 2008 -
A friend from my Hippiesew group mentioned a new site to sell on that she found...I checked it out.

March 17, 2008 -
Last night I found out about! What a great site!! I have opened a shoppe there. You should go take a look at the site.

March 21, 2008 -
Back in January, I joined a new selling venture called iCraft, and just this week, the shopping bag is fully functional! What does this mean?

March 15, 2008 -
Craft? Yes, yes, I do. Art, craft, fashion, decor. They all seem to be on

February 18, 2008 -
You can now find a selection of my jewellery (and artwork will follow) on the brand new, not even been released site icraft!

January 26, 2008 -
New and Canadian!
Finally we got our own Canadian market place to showcase our talents, connect with each other and sell our creations.

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