Intrigued about life aboard The Craft Fantastic? Fancy a peek inside the captain’s quarters? Here’s a behind the scenes look at craft HQ! Where do I work? I live in Northampton and work from home, in a studio/workshop/creative space that I set up in my teeny box bedroom. Like all good craft rooms, it’s full […]
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It can be tough to figure out how to do marketing by and for yourself. When you’ve just set up your craft business, you’re most likely to be focused on designing and making. You know you need to get your products out there, but how do you do it? What’s the best approach? How much […]
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll notice my handle is @Guiwenneth – in fact, I’ve used it quite a bit for various things. So where did it come from and what does it have to do with The Craft Fantastic? The name Guiwenneth comes from a book – of course it does! It’s […]
Ahoy there! December 3rd is small business Saturday and I’m running a little pre-Christmas promo: 10% off at thecraftfantastic.etsy.com. Find festive home decor, gift wrap, stocking fillers and more! I’ve been busy with fairs for the past couple of weekends, but now I’m done for the year. My best fair was a small Christmas […]
Your skin is mostly glue. Remember when you were a kid and you used to let PVA dry on your hand then peel it off? This is your life now. Accidentally drinking the paint water is an everyday hazard. ‘Don’t drink the paint water’ mug by Doofery on Etsy. You put down your tools and […]
Hope you all had a good festive season! Yes? No? Get up to anything crafty? New Year resolutions? FAB. It’s all go here at The Craft Fantastic HQ – I’m now officially a full-time crafter! WHOOP! I’m VERY excited, as you can imagine. First things first: this isn’t a decision I made lightly, and […]
World Book Day is nearly here! It’s happening next Thursday, March 5th. Get all the info and resources you need here..
Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about turning our teeny tiny bedroom into a craft room. The hardest thing is coming up with ideas. Where to start? The internet, of course. Just had a quick image search to get some inspiration and thought I’d share my favourites!
Book lovers of the world, rejoice! For today is World Book Day. But what does it actually mean? Surely every day is World Book Day? Well, according to their site “It’s a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and (most importantly) it’s a celebration of reading.” Take a look here to find out the full story. It’s […]
Right about now is the time you may want to think about panicking if you haven’t yet bought all your Christmas presents. It’s 2 weeks to Christmas! Just 2 weeks! Quick! Get the things! Order the stuff! Whatever stress you may or may not be feeling about finishing your Christmas shopping, rest assured there’s still […]