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National Stationery Week picks from UK Etsy sellers!

National Stationery Week 2017 - 10 handpicked stationery finds from EtsyUK shops

10 handpicked stationery finds in pretty pastels from Etsy UK shops

I've curated a collection of gorg stationery items from EtsyUK shops for National Stationery Week!
As an illustrator, I'm seriously excited about stationery. I don't just use any pencils, I use special pencils. My pencil cases are one of a kind, my pencil pot has a cat face on it. There are so many awesome ideas being imagined by small business owners like the ones I've featured below. Click on the images to view the shop listings:

Are you a stationery addict too? Which is your favourite item? Feel free to pin and share items from this post!

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Small Business Spotlight Interviews Round Up

Small Business Spotlight UK

If you're looking for inspiration from small business owners that have set up and are running their own businesses, read the interviews from this selection of lovely hand-picked individuals!

New interviews are added each month and I'm looking to feature a variety of businesses in future, not just creative ones. If you're interested in being featured, hashtag one of your Instagram or Twitter posts with #smallbizbloom which I check regularly!

Shop Small for Back to School Finds from Small Businesses!

Shop small for back to school finds from small businesses

I've curated a collection of unique back to school & university products from small businesses. Pin any items you love, share them, buy them - Let's support small businesses!

GIVEAWAY for Etsy sellers! Enter to win an Etsy Shop Makeover Bundle!

WIN an etsy shop makeover bundle with Digibloom and Diana Stainton Photography

To celebrate the launch of my website and Digibloom packages, I've teamed up with Diana Stainton - indie product photographer extraordinaire to offer one Etsy seller an Etsy shop makeover package AND a photography taster session! If your Etsy shop could do with a tune up and refresh, why not give it a go, in good time for Christmas as well!

The Prize consists of:

  • A four hour Etsy Shop Makeover by Digibloom (Heidi Burton - former Etsy UK admin), worth £120. Think SEO, tags, titles, aesthetics, etc to help you get found in search, and make your shop and listings shiny!
  • A Product Photography Taster Session by professional photographer Diana Stainton who has worked with Etsy before along with many sellers, worth £45. Get yourself some hero shots for magazine features, your shop header, product or About page! You can send your products to her by post so it's mucho convenient.

Giveaway is open worldwide (see T&C at end of post).

Enter using the Rafflecopter app below:

Etsy Shop Makeover conditions:

Etsy Shop Makeover package by Heidi Burton at Digibloom

Please see my Etsy Makeover Package to get a clear idea of what to expect.
Winner must have an active Etsy shop.
Winner must engage in email discussions (to find out what you need) and shop log-in details are needed so it can be optimised.
Time slot for Shop Makeover will be discussed with winner.


Product Photography Taster Session conditions:

Please see Diana's Product Photography Taster Session page to get a clear idea of what to expect.
Winner must have an active Etsy shop.
Postage for products to be sent to be photographed will be free within the UK, and a winner outside of the UK would need to pay for postage.

Time slot for Taster Session will be discussed with winner.

Examples from Diana's product photography portfolio:


Terms and conditions:

The giveaway begins 12pm August 2nd 2016 and ends 12pm (UK) on September 1st 2016. No purchase necessary. Odds of winning will depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
Eligibility. The giveaway is open to individuals who are 18 years of age or older, and residents of all countries worldwide with the exception of residents of countries that prohibit participation in online giveaways. All Entries by Entrants under 18 years of age must be submitted by a parent or legal guardian on behalf of such Entrants.
Winner selection. The winner will be announced by September 4th 2016 and contacted via email.
Official prizes. Two (2) prizes are available to be won by one (1) person (the “Prize”). The Prize consists of:
A four hour Etsy Shop Makeover by Digibloom, worth £120.
A Product Photography Taster Session by Diana Stainton, worth £45.
Winner’s list. The “Winner” of the Sweepstake will be determined via a random drawing, and then checked to meet conditions of entry.