Shop

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Over this semester I have developed a brand, with a set identity and look which I am maintaining over various sites. I have been focusing on making sure that all I am putting out is up...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I have found through doing the toys that I really enjoy working with crochet to make a 3D version of a 2D image, whilst keeping it looking as close as possible to the original image. This is...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Throughout the making of the different toys, I have developed my own techniques for how to make the toys, which works in a rather flexible set of steps, as each is so different there is an...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I have been enjoying greatly the toys that I have been making for the window display and have found the reaction very encouraging. One that really surprised me was my friend who, when I showed a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Copy for website   Brand USP and philosophy Copy for website Brand USP and philosophy - • ethically made and environmentally sustainable staples • handmade and original pieces • reclaim and upcycle • puts people and planet at the forefront • artist-made one-of-a-kind piece • eco-friendly...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]For photographing I am using a Sony A7 with a 28-70 zoom lens f3.5 to 5.6. The camera is a full-frame, mirrorless digital camera so is lighter for carrying the camera around with me. I chose...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]For all shops in the modern age, an online presence of some form is required. I decided that for my own shop the best option would be to have my own website. I am not a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Safety regulations for Children’s Toys Toys are defined as ‘products that are designed or intended (whether or not exclusively), for use in play for children under 14 years of age.’ Toys must comply with the Toys (Safety) Regulations 2011 in the UK. Even handmade...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Postage As well as the cost of materials and other business expenses, postage charges are a cost I need to consider when setting the price of items. These must be worked into my pricing structure. If I charge...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]I am really interested in the idea of selling the items I make at craft fairs and possibly even vintage fairs. One thing that I always find incredibly important is presentation, and as I have such...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]For my Etsy shop I need to have a logo. I am not particularly great at graphic design and so decided to outsource it. I needed to create a mood board and simple description to give the designer to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text] Advantages [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text] Disadvantages [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/6"][vc_empty_space height="100px"][vc_column_text] Vintage or Craft Fairs [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/6"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_column_text]Face to face interactions Can target relevant events Can present goods to the...

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