Add PIZZAZZ to Your Boring Mom-i-form

posies cluster collection from Nest of Posies

My friends know that I LOVE to accessorize with fancy fabric flowers. I put them in my hair and on my outfits, it’s kind of becoming my signature look.  I recently received some of the cutest Posy Clusters from Nest of Posies.  They dress up my mom-i-form quite nicely! I love how they have a [Read On]

An Etsy Shipping Tip

etsy shipping

I have had a lot of Etsy-ans requesting a critique of their shop and have obliged willingly.  I have noticed a wee little trend that needs to be fixed, or perhaps explained. Shipping costs. Shipping the item listed on it’s own should be how much you would charge for ONLY that item and packaging.  Most [Read On]

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Saniki Creations

etsy shop spotlight

Please welcome another fellow Artisan Group {and a fellow CANADIAN!!  Yay!} to taradara! Penny has some real intricate creations and some great advice as well!!! What do you make/sell?  I specialize in Chainmaille Jewelry (bracelets, earrings, necklaces/pendants, rings), chainmaille charms for accessories (cellphone/bag/zipper pulls), and chainmaille home decor (suncatchers/ wine charms/ornaments)  I do have a [Read On]

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Miss Belle’s {+ a discount code!}

  When did you start doing your craft? I’ve been crafty my whole life, but professionally – about 3 years ago. Who inspired you? My crafty friends and illustration buddies from college. Where do you create?  What surroundings get your creative juices flowing? I recently moved into a townhouse with an extra room just for [Read On]

Guess where I am Today….


Over at A.W.E Jewelry!!!! Read about the SUPER POWER I wished I had …. xo Tara

Upcoming Craft Show – Save the Date!

Craft Fair Logo

Come and stop by the Grandview High School Craft Fair on December 3rd from 9am-3pm!! This is the only Christmas show that I’ll be doing this year. It would be great to meet and chat with you!!! Please stop by and say hello! {farrah jobing photography} xo Tara

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Toaster 4 JC + Discount Code!

etsy shop spotlight

  When did you start doing your craft?   That’s a tricky question.  I started crafting probably as young as 6 years old when I would help my mom with whatever projects she was working on at the time.  I officially started making things for my small business in May of 2011.   Who inspired you? [Read On]

Etsy Shop Spotlight – Lil Noodle Bug {with a discount code}

Etsy Shop Spotlight Lil Noodle Bug When did you start doing your craft? I have actually been a crafty person my whole life, but just in the past year I have developed my niche and opened my shop!   Who inspires you? My babes – they push me to be the best person I can [Read On]

Handmadeology – I’m guest posting!!!


Can I just say …. WOOT!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m over at Handmadeology today sharing my FREE marketing and advertising for ETSY shops {or any online shop, really}!!! There are so many GREAT resources on Tim’s site for Etsy shop owners!  He has a wealth of information!  Please click over and take a look around! This was totally [Read On]

Ben & Jerry’s ~ I have a Cozy for you!!!

Ice Cream Pint Cozy

I’m very excited to announce my new product line!! THE ICE CREAM PINT COZY!!! Pistachio Dazzle How many of you simply pop the lid off, get a spoon, and start pleasing your tastebuds? I know! Then your fingers get cold.  You grab a paper towel or your shirt sleeve. NO MORE! The Pint Cozy solves [Read On]

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