Big News Announcement!! Build a Better Creative Business Course

Enroll now for the Build a Better Creative Business course with Timothy Adam and Lisa Jacobs!

In case you haven’t heard, my friends Lisa Jacobs and Timothy Adam have an amazing course, Build a Better Creative Business.  It’s FULL of amazing tips and tricks.  These 2 combined have truly rocked the handmade business and have been very successful on Etsy. I’m happy to announce that I will be a part of [Read On]

Build a Better Creative Business Webinar

FREE Build a Better Creative Business webinar

I wanted to share this quickly with you.  For those who are in business for yourselves and want to take it to the next level, my good friend Lisa Jacobs and Timothy Adam are putting on the ‘Build a Better Creative Business Webinar’ Tim writes, “I have been in the creative business since 2007, and [Read On]

Etsy Shop Hook UP Numero Uno – Etsy shop linky party

Weekly Etsy Shop linky party at Taradara Made It

Welcome to Taradara Made It’s  FIRST EVER Etsy Shop linky party!!! If you have an Etsy shop or a handmade online store, come on and link up! We will hook up every Monday. The handmade community is important to me and I love supporting all of us. Holidays are right around the corner! Get your [Read On]

My Martha Stewart’s American Made Award Submission Video

Martha Stewart American Made Award

The Martha Stewart American Made Award contest is in it’s final stages.  The winner will be announced October 8th. There were a large handful of my fellow artisans from The Artisan Group who were in the top 100!  I’m so proud of our group!!!  My fingers are crossed that one of us will be named [Read On]

Selling ONLINE

 I thought I’d do a little post today about selling online. This was a post I did a while ago for Handmadeology {an online resource for “teaching artists how to successfully sell their handmade goods online, and to feature the newest handmade, vintage and supply items found on Etsy.”} and thought you may like to read [Read On]

Blogging Tips – What I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging ~ Lindsey from The Pleated Poppy


hi all! i’m lindsey from the pleated poppy! thank you, tara, for hosting this series! what a brilliant idea! i so wish i had read this series before i started my blog about 4 1/2 years ago. when i began blogging, i started because a few of my friends were doing it and it looked [Read On]

Fabric Feature Friday ~ Handmade Women’s Accessories

kindle cover

It’s Friday!!!!!!! A start to a WONDERFUL weekend!! Let’s see what’s new in the shop, shall we? Do you like Olive? Olive green? For your Kindle? For the full tour of it, click here You might not be going on a trip, but your passport might need to keep warm {cheesy, I know} It’s right [Read On]

Blogging Tips – What I Wished I Knew When I Started Blogging ~ Jessica from Allora Handmade!!!


I’m so excited today to have Jessica from Allora Handmade here! We first met last year at The Creative Connection and I’ve adored her ever since … I might be a bit partial to her ’cause she has two boys as well And she’s super cute and I love her style. photo credit Oh, and [Read On]

Creative Estates … What I learned

Okay, so this IS the last post regarding Creative Estates … I promise. I wanted to go through my notes and share a few things that I learned. Some of the pointers were things I already knew, but it was great to hear it as it gave solidity and reinforcement to my thoughts and ideas. [Read On]

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