Craft Party 2016 Early Bird Tickets – Available Now!!!!

Amidst the organised chaos of tables loaded with crafty goodness, piles of bright paper, fresh sticks of glue, scissors ready for action and glittery confetti, the air is filled with happy crafty chatter and excited maker giggles. There is a rainbow of helium balloons bobbing overhead and you’ve got the feeling that the summer is finally…

Call for Casting for Etsy’s first TV ad in UK!

Have you heard Etsy are going to launch their first UK TV ad this year!? How exciting! If you didn’t get the email through, here are the details and link to the etsy blog for how to apply! “Susannah here from the London office with big news. We are doing our first TV ad in…

February Meet Up Minutes

If you came to the meetings this month, THANK YOU! It was great to see everybody and have a catch up. If you didn’t then you can catch up with the minutes below. The most important thing you need to know is that March is “Craftivist Month” we will be holding an event, check the…

Introducing Etsy School! Week 1!

As lots of you are hopefully aware Etsy School has now begun! We’ve had a huge amount of you interested in the school which is great! All of you who signed up for the school via the Brighton Etsy team forum have been paired up by Team Captain Karli & have been Etsy messaged by…

Introducing BTN Etsy Talks

February 2014 will see us kick off our brand new programme of BtnEtsy Talks! These events will be taking place regularly throughout the year at The Old Market in Hove, and will feature a special guest speaker who will be offering helpful tips and advice for the Brighton Etsy Team and any other local Creatives…

The Fairy Tale Fair at Christmas

We wanted to let you all know about The Fairy Tale Fair- a whimsical craft fair which is this Saturday featuring several members and team leaders of our Etsy team. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet them in person! Find out why this whimsical craft fair is causing a buzz across Sussex. Launched in Summer…

Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 6- Marketing to bring on the Buyers

Today Claire of Cat-a-Cake Creations shares the latest Etsy holiday bootcamp with you, which is about the all important marketing of your products… Like a hostess who wants a good turnout at her party, it’s up to you to get the word out about your items this holiday season. Help shoppers discover the amazing holiday…

Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 4: Refresh Your Brand

The 4th Etsy Holiday boot camp lesson focuses on refreshing your brand- and photography in particular. Think about what holiday message do your product photos send? For your Etsy shop, holiday photography is your strongest tool to appeal to holiday shoppers. You can craft imagery to communicate at a glance what your shop has to…

Setting a Goal- Holiday Bootcamp Lesson 1

Holiday Boot Camp Holiday Boot Camp has begun and we as the Brighton Sellers’ Team want to support and guide you through it! Firstly we hope that you are all signed up to this unique newsletter, if you aren’t you can sign up here: www.etsy.com/emails/seminars Setting a Goal Whether you are a new Etsy Seller or…

Introducing Claire of Cat-a-Cake Creations

Hello! I’m Claire, and I make cute and quirky laser cut jewellery, illustrate greetings cards and other bits and bobs. I have been into design and crafts since a young age, so it has always been my goal to make a career out of it. In 2011 I graduated with a 1st class degree in…

Introducing…Toby of I Like CATS!

Hello! My name is Toby and my shop is called I like CATS. I sell a big range of items including hand painted jewellery, illustrated greetings cards and items made using custom printed fabrics. I started selling on Etsy over a year ago but it wasn’t until I joined the Brighton Etsy Seller’s team at…