Category: News Affecting Handmade
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Bluprint : What Is It? And Where Did Craftsy Go??

*Damn right these are affiliate links! LOL!! :) , if you click on a link and make a purchase, we may  earn a small commission on that sale. This helps up ...

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The Psychology of Smell by Rebecca of J Mae Handmade

Scent is a powerful tool. Between my interest in psychology and my use of fragrance in my bath & body products, I decided to compose a post about the ...

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When Social Media Goes Down, The top 2 things you can do to ensure business as usual

Widespread news of social media outages are affecting many small shop owners not just in the US but around the world today. USA Today Tech is reporting ...

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Who Made YOUR Clothes? Fast Fashion Facts

Who Was It That Made Your Clothes?. Do You Even Know?! That's Ok, most people don't know who made their clothes. Unfortunately in the world of ...

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Willow and Sage Magazine: Your source for DIY bath and body product inspiration

For the last year and a half I've really enjoyed this magazine I stumbled upon one day. It actually had a small hand in my initial interest in learning about ...

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Black History Facts: An Unlikely Game Changer

I recently ran across an article on Facebook and wanted to share, (I could not find the original poster but tried) .  I found it very inspirational as I ...

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Trending : Handmade and Design Trends, Predictions we’ve got our eye on for 2019 from Gypsy Spoonful’s Blog Team

This blog post is a compilation of fresh trends our blog team is noticing across Gypsy Spoonful and the handmade industry as a whole: what makers are ...

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Dorcas Reilly : Who is she? and Why Are We Thankful For Her This Thanksgiving?

It started with a call from the Associated Press and a question: What’s a good recipe for a vegetable side dish that features common pantry products? It is ...

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Small Business Children’s Artwork Contest Open NOW

The biggest and best day of the year for small business is almost here.. and we're SO excited to announce an opportunity for your child to SHINE! Gypsy ...

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Top 6 Tips To Stretch Your Shopping Dollar This Holiday Season : Tis the Season To Be Smart

Top 6 Tips To Stretch Your Shopping Dollar This Holiday Season This Thursday's Thoughts turn to how to help our awesome customers at GypsySpoonful stretch ...

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Craftivism : Alive and Well At Gypsy Spoonful

Craftivism 'Buying and selling directly from the maker challenges the all pervasive corporate culture that promotes profit over people" Are YOU a craftivist? ...

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Supreme List of Handmade Hashtags : the best hashtags to use for Instagram

Supreme List of Handmade Hashtags for Instagram You've been accepted to Gypsy Spoonful, Set Up Your Shop, Worked on Creating your first 10 product listings, ...

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Have You Heard The News?

  Have you heard the news??? The Gypsy Spoonful Fall Auction is in it's FINAL DAY!! Some items don't have bids yet! Snap up a deal , and snipe those ...

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Models Vs Mannequins, the great debate rages on

Guest Blog Post: Thomas Kragelund is the CEO and founder of Pixelz, a leading product image solutions partner for internet retailers, bloggers, designers, ...

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Being Intentional: Doing the RIGHT thing vs. the EASY thing.

It's an add to cart kind of day! The best way to start your day is to be INTENTIONAL. Yes, kiddies, that's the word of the day.. Intentional... What ...

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Do you know who made the items you bought this week?

Heather AKA Goose, Owner/CEO at GypsySpoonful.com From the desk of the empowered and crafty woman dropping knowledge on the world, lololol What ...

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Facebook Speculation Rumors Swirl: Zuckerberg Suggests There Will Be a PAID Version in Future

Zuckerberg Suggests There Will Be a PAID Version For years, there have been rumors running around on Facebook saying that the social media giant was ...

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Taking Better Product Photos : Guest Blogger Heidi from Stuff N’ Junk By Heidi

Taking Better Product Photos</font color> Hey there! Heidi here from Stuff N Junk by Heidi! I am a long time seamstress, a handmade business Gypsy ...

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Gypsy Spoonful: Supporting the Shop Local Movement #shoplocal

BUYING LOCAL IS SUPPORTING YOURSELF TOO Source: Sustainable Connections Keep money in your community. Several studies have shown that when you ...

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5 Steps To Get Into Brick and Mortar Boutiques

5 Steps To Get Into Brick and Mortar Boutiques</font color> Learn the top 5 tips on how to get your handmade products carried by local boutiques. My ...

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Hustle: Do you have it? What does Hustling Mean To You?

The definition of hustle varies with different individuals. To some, its the art of working extra hard to meet your goals while to others, it’s a lifestyle you ...

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Buy A Domain Name: Where to Buy The Cheapest Domain Registrars Around Reviewed

You’ve got your business up and running, you've opened your Gypsy Spoonful shop and now you are looking to secure your WAHM owned small business with a ...

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Zuckerberg Announces BIG Changes for Business Pages on Facebook. Coming Soon in 2018. Small Business Apocalypse.

Did you hear about the BIG changes coming to Facebook for businesses??!! straight from the horse's mouth: Last Thursday, Zuckerberg stated the company ...

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Starting your small business: Top six tips for new businesses

So to get started, create your own simple, one-page business plan that is a high-level overview of the small business you’re about to start. Preliminary ...

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Why Join The Gypsy Spoonful Creative Community?

On Gypsy Spoonful... ?we are 100% handmade ?nothing is imported ?Everything is hand crafted from real people who operate their own independently ...

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A New Etsy Alternative For 2017 : Where Can I sell my Handmade Products? Best Solution

Etsy Alternative ? Seeking other options to sell your handmade products? Looking for a truly handmade marketplace? We have a great Etsy Alternative for you. ...

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WAHM? Not Blogging? Top Ten Reasons You should be!

Blogging According to a recent U.K. survey, bloggers have ranked as the third most trustworthy source of information, following only friends and family. ...

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101 Reasons To Buy Handmade

In order to support the handmade community, and promote the importance of buying handmade goods, we asked artists, designers and shop keepers to provide ...

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Hobby Lobby, You’re in time out!

Hobby Lobby’s hobby: smuggling artifacts Turns out, there’s a pretty strict return policy on pillaged artifacts. A New York district court has ordered ...

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The New Revolution: Gypsy Spoonful

Back in 1776, our American forefathers gathered and penned the first draft of the Declaration of Independence, notice I didn't say forefather.. nope,..fathers, ...

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