Share The Love
Share The Love

Wow, this last couple of weeks has brought with it a hurricane of change, throwing us all off balance and way out of most of our comfort zones. Although we are having to adapt to not seeing friends and family, we are all coming together, looking out for each other, supporting one another in different

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The Perfect Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts
The Perfect Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

There’s no better time than Mother’s Day to show your appreciation to the woman who’s been there unconditionally. A Mother is like a flower, each one beautiful and unique, and Mum deserves to be treated. So for this Mothering Sunday how about choosing from our range of gorgeous handmade gifts for mum – sure to

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10 Ways To Be More Environmentally Friendly In Your Business
10 Ways To Be More Environmentally Friendly In Your Business

Recycling at home has become the norm, but have you ever thought about ways to be more environmentally friendly in your business? What exactly does Eco-friendly mean? It simply means earth-friendly and not harmful to the environment. You might be asking why is it important to do this as a business owner? Because consumers are

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Yearly Review – Starting The New Year Right
Yearly Review – Starting The New Year Right

It’s a New Year, welcome to 2020! Whether 2019 was a smasher for you or a year you’d rather brush under the carpet and forget about, it’s the time now to work out what we want from the year ahead. From the point of view of both my personal life and running my business, I’ve

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10 Reasons To Buy Handmade
10 Reasons To Buy Handmade

  In theory we all know that there are great benefits to buying handmade. Whether we’re buying from local artisans and crafters, or supporting a handmade artist. Have you ever really thought about exactly what the advantage is of buying handmade, and who gets what out of the transaction? There are of course the benefits

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Top 10 Craft Fair Tips
Top 10 Craft Fair Tips

Do you make handmade products and are thinking about selling at a craft fair soon? It may seem pretty overwhelming knowing what to take with you on the day if you’ve never done it before. How do I prepare for it? What are the essentials I need to remember when selling at a craft fair?

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Crafting Therapy
Crafting Therapy

Over the years I’ve had a rollercoaster ride of ups and downs with both my physical and mental health. A few years ago, I went through a really rough patch with my mental health – I was suffering from depression, as well as severe panic attacks and anxiety that was affecting every aspect of my

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Take Off!
Take Off!

Well, to say it’s been a baptism of fire into the world of business would be an understatement. In the week of launching the website, Made By Rachel also opened up in a local shop in collaboration with another great new start up business, Darn It & Stitch. In that ever talked about five-year plan

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Made By Rachel Website Now Live
Made By Rachel Website Now Live

The day of launching my website has finally come!! If you’ve not heard of Made By Rachel before, I hand craft bespoke jewellery and other crafts. Most of my jewellery and craft products are based on the medium of polymer clay, which I have then shaped, hand-painted or moulded intricate patterns and designs into to

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