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Are you opening a new Etsy shop? Step-by-step checklist

As those of you who follow me on Instagram probably know, I’ve recently opened my third Etsy shop! I already have a graphic design shop, an illustration shop and the new one is for printable posters, Wise Magpie Prints. It had been so long since I last opened a new shop on Etsy that I had already forgotten how many details went into the process. Even though I had most of the important aspects figured out, it took me a while to finish the basic configuration and while I was at it, I thought a step-by-step checklist could have really come in handy. So that’s what I’m bringing you today! I’ve created a detailed list of items you need to...

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What is the real cost of opening and running an Etsy shop?

When it comes to starting a small business, especially if it is related to the handmade world, Etsy is one of the first options for selling goods online people find out about. Many business owners start their adventures on this platform and a great number of them keep their shop open way after they have reached a good level of recognition and have their own standalone website. That’s my exact case: I started my graphic design shop 4 years ago and even though most of my sales come from my own website now, I still keep my presence on Etsy because it is where most of my new clients find out about me. Another reason why I like it and...

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Etsy Favorites Vol. 7

    1. Red panda doll superhero softie plushe by PoCatFactory 2. EVIL Eye with Heart Jewelry Holder by McDonaldMixedMedia 3. Concert ukulele case - Candy Pop by cherijame 4. Mushrooms and gnome scene by DecorAsylum 5. Evil Queen and Snow White Brooch by DaddyWool 6. Real Red, Turban Twist headband by RumraisinA 7. Paint pattern neckerchief fleece lined with poppers by MsSpanner 8. Sleeping fennec fox figurine by byrdis 9. Hedgehog Brooch by RockCakes   [Tweet "Etsy Favorites Vol. 7"]  ...

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Etsy Favorites Vol. 6

    1. RAIN DROP/ hand screen printed pencil case by AIYshop 2. Handmade leather eye and lips necklace by BenuMade 3. Peach & Gold Air Plant Planter Pod by ThriftedandMade 4. Felt Pizza Bookmark by InspirationalGecko 5. Blue Wall Clock by PilipArt 6. Black Reindeer Brooch by bugga 7. Black hair mermaid wooden necklace by bottleofclouds 8. Pink Blue Ombre Earrings by MadeByAstrid 9. Tribal fitness headband by JLeeJewels   [Tweet "Etsy Favorites Vol. 6"]  ...

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Etsy Favorites Vol. 5

  Another collection of beautiful, inspiring creations from talented Etsy artisans. Have you ever dreamed about having a deer-shaped leather bag? Or a wooden alpaca USB flash drive? Everything is possible on the Etsy-verse! Enjoy and don't forget to share :)       1. Frayed Bow Headband by FunkyFern 2. Wooden animal flash drive by minkisloveonetsy 3. Leather Sleeping Deer Handbag by krukrustudio 4. Backpack Okunoshima by InThePinesStore 5. Fine Art Print-Autumn Starlight by elisemahanfineart 6. Illustrated Vintage swimmer temporary tattoo by RubitTattoos 7. Tiny Kitty Planter by ponyponypeoplepeople 8. Cloth doll by willowynn 9. Minty Green Post Earrings by HelloHalsted   If you want to be featured on this section, find me on Instagram and tag me on one of your photos. I will consider your product for the next Etsy Favorites collection I publish on the blog.  ...

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Etsy Favorites Vol. 4

  This new Etsy collection is full of very special items such as truly original dolls or a craft kit to build the Ishtar Gate in paper. This big community of talented people has a lot to offer. Click, enjoy and don’t forget to share!     1. KOKESHI DOLL MARIE - Modern Marie Antoinette by SketchInc 2. Miniature greenhouse structure around green trees by 2of2 3. VERDIN. Bag fish-shaped handmade by DonFisherShop 4. Ishtar Gate, craft kit for building ancient Babylon gate from paper by PaperLandmarks 5. Black and gold extravaganza - Ceramic and 24K gold jewelry studs by JasminBlancBoutique 6. Handmade rag doll by lespetitesmainsS 7. Large narwhal -white- soft sculpture by MountRoyalMint 8. Peep toe Shoes in red and pink leather by ADIKILAV 9. Indoor Handmade Concrete Round Planter + Blue and Silver by zinandbert  ...

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Black Friday Sale! Featuring 24 Etsy shops offering great discounts

  Black Friday is here, guys! As you know it is a great opportunity to get some of your Christmas presents at a discounted price. This year, I've been curating discounts and offers from some really talented artisans who sell beautiful and original handmade products on Etsy. You can save up to 40% on some of the shops. This holiday season, shop small and support small business owners! Enjoy, purchase and don't forget to share :)   1.- Spools in Love - 15% off if you spend $50 or more (code: HOLIDAY15), 20% if you spend $100 more (code: HOLIDAY20), and 25% if you spend $200 or more (code: HOLIDAY25 for 25%). Until December 1st. 2.- Mili Pa - 12% discount valid for all orders more than 20€...

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Etsy Favorites Vol. 1

  A new section on the blog! I will be posting some of my Etsy favorites from time to time to help promoting all those wonderful crafters and makers around the community. This one is full of cute and cozy items for this season. You can find the links to the products and shops below the image. Don't forget to share and visit Sombras Blancas Art & Design on Etsy. Enjoy!     1. Cozy knit beanie by greatnorthknit 2. Christmas red Love hearts by sabahnur 3. T8 Stuffed cat doll toy plush by Toyapartment 4. Kawaii cookie plush toy by Plusheez 5. Vegan leather tote / Sand and blu by PittiVintage 6. Hand Embroidered Necklace or Brooch by hummingpea 7. Tattooed Fox Face Necklace by bkandjio 8. Burnt Red Lumber Jack Beanie by theseamdesigns 9. Dragonfly brooch by txelllagresa  ...

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