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Another year has gone by! Come share the walk down memory lane with us as we reflect on the 2021 year with all sorts of behind-the-scenes photos. It's hard to believe all of these special milestones were packed into ONE YEAR!
Looking to jumpstart your small shop content for the holiday season? Trust us - we get the struggle to come up with content.
We're breaking down 25 quick and easy algorithm-friendly ideas to get those creative wheels turning! Even more? How to work through creative block when you get there!
Wood is good, but color is.......well, COLOR!!! Don't get us wrong - the chic elegance of natural wood is a forever-favourite of ours, but when we began experimenting with dyeing techniques for our wood beads, we. were. hooked! It was so much fun we had to write a post about it!
Read on to learn how to dye your beads using a variety of methods!
Tell us! Have you ever tried dyeing beads?? Any suggestions or tips you learned?
You only get one chance to make a first impression, which is why it's super important that your packaging game be on point. Today's blog is filled with a few more tips, tricks and fresh ideas to help you showcase your products as the beautiful, high-quality pieces they are!
Did you love the first Packaging Hacks blogpost? Did you ever use any of the ideas in your own packaging?? Send us a pic! We'd LOVE to see!
Suede leather is a favourite craft supply here at Cara & Co and we love how it transforms into such a beautiful pacifier clip!
On today's blog, we're showing you how to make a super simple Four Strand design we know you'll love, so grab your supplies and let's get crafty!
BACK TO SCHOOL - in Style!!
In today's blog post, we're dishing up some seriously cute back to school gear! Personalize your kids zipper pulls, backpacks and pencil cases with washable and non fading silicone beads! Looking for something a little extra? Learn how to add a little bling to your kids' shoes!
We love every single one of the shops that purchase supplies from us! It can be tricky being a small shop operating from home. Space is limited and sometimes you just don't have the option to have a 'studio' or dedicated work space.
Cue today's blog post, where we dive into some of the creative ways you can keep your crafting business organized and efficient - even when space is limited!
This summer we can't WAIT to get out and do some camping! We've gathered up a few of our tried and true camping hacks in today's blog: everything from life jacket safety tags, rainy weather games, even some step by step instructions on making your own shower lanyards! If you have any camping hacks you can't live without, be sure to drop them in the comments!
Today's ShopTalk features the lovely Tara from Fibre + Knots!! Tara is an amazing local Fibre Artist who creates the most beautiful wall hangings and macrame products! We're so thrilled to feature her shop today! Settle in with a hot coffee and be inspired by her small business journey!
We are SO pumped to supply you with another crafting option --- MACRAME! This launch has been a long time in the making and we couldn't love this product and the gorgeous color options more!
Our blog post today includes a sweet tutorial for an easy, first time macrame project - let's get crafting!
As we start thinking about the end of the school year, we wanted to give you an early heads up to start planning your thank-you gifts!
We’ve got three adorable ideas to get you started!
You know we're all about showing LOVE to our fellow mompreneurs, and today we're delighted to showcase the amazing Danniella from Olive Eve & Co., a fabulous shop that specializes in colourful chewelry and super fun sensory play items!
She's chatting to us about her experience of running a growing small business, so settle in with your morning (hot?) coffee and be inspired by her passion, resourcefulness and wit! ;)
April is Autism Awareness month, so we wanted to share Cara's personal experience of how autism has impacted their family. Find out how acceptance and support from family, friends and local children's centres have helped them immensely - let's settle in and hear their story!