Art vs. Craft: What is the difference?

Ever wondered where the line between art and craft lies? Spoiler alert: it’s not as clear-cut as you might think! Let’s dive into a colourful discussion that spans centuries and continents, shedding light on this ever-evolving debate. A Tale of Two Definitions Traditionally, “craft” refers to creating functional objects with a high degree of skill. Read More

Choosing the Right Social Media Platform for Your Handmade Business: Facebook vs. Instagram

When it comes to promoting your handmade business, selecting the right social media platform can make all the difference. Certainly, there are a variety of platforms beyond what Meta provides, yet the ones I consistently receive inquiries about are those within the Meta umbrella. So with Facebook and Instagram leading the pack, understanding their unique Read More

The Grinch who was stolen for Christmas: Copyright Infringement in Holiday Crafts

As the festive season draws near, a familiar green face begins to crop up in holiday markets and online stores: The Grinch. This beloved character from Dr. Seuss’s classic has become a staple in Christmas art and craft items. However, beneath the surface of these cheerful creations lies a complex issue of copyright and trademark Read More

The Importance of Watermarking

Defending Your Artistic Creations and Empowering Your Customers In today’s digital age, where the sharing and distribution of creative works has become effortless, artists and creatives face numerous challenges in safeguarding their intellectual property. To protect their creations, one valuable tool they can employ is the use of watermarks on images shared online. Let’s explore Read More