How I Bought a House at 24! (Part 1)

One of the things I’m most proud of is the fact that I purchased my first home two years ago shortly after turning 24. Yes, that’s right– 24. Some might consider it a great feat, and perhaps it was in some ways. I consider it to have been just a wise money-saving solution to my rental problem. I’m not going to lie– it was a very time-consuming and frustrating process. Luckily for you, because it […]

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DIY Birthday Cake Lip Scrub Anyone Can Make!

Get ready to have a new favorite lip scrub! This is so easy to make and smells absolutely delicious. When I first started my Etsy shop, this was one of my best sellers. Everyone loved it and I had many repeat customers buying up this lip scrub. I’m thinking it was because of the amazing, cakey-goodness that they would experience every time they opened up their jar and used it! I’m sharing my recipe with […]

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Soy Candles 101: The Complete Guide to DIY

Over the past two years, I have created a successful side business with the Etsy shop portion of my brand, Labrie Designs. I started off selling many different products, one thing led to another, and I ended up landing on soy candles. Through a lot of trial and error, I have come across the best formula for creating soy candles and I am confident that you will also be able to make deliciously scented soy candles […]

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Paying Yourself

So I’m going to assume that one of the reasons you’ve created an Etsy shop has to do with wanting to earn some income. It doesn’t matter if you want to this to become your only source of income or if you’re happy simply receiving a few extra dollars here and there, you need to price your products at a rate that is profitable for you. There’s no point in spending so much time making […]

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How to Start an Etsy Shop

Have you ever thought about wanting to make some extra cash or perhaps change up your main income source altogether and forego the typical 9 to 5? Creating your own shop on Etsy just might be the way to go. It can seem daunting at first, but there are some key things to keep in mind when it comes to making your own shop. I am by no means an expert, but I’ve gathered a […]

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