5 Tips For Starting A Successful Diy And Crafts Blog (2024)

Updated: January 19th, 2023
Start A Diy And Crafts Blog

Want to start your own DIY and crafts blog? Here are some tips you should know:

Learn more about starting a DIY and crafts blog:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a DIY and crafts blog?
-> Pros and cons of a DIY and crafts blog

Need inspiration?

-> Other DIY and crafts blog success stories
-> Examples of established DIY and crafts blog
-> Marketing ideas for a DIY and crafts blog

Other resources

We've interviewed thousands of successful founders at Starter Story and asked what advice they would give to entrepreneurs who are just getting started.

Here's the best advice we discovered for starting a DIY and crafts blog:

#1: Sephora Thelismon, founder of Seph Crafts:

We chatted with with Sephora, founder of Seph Crafts ($200/month). In our interview, Sephora says:

When I launched, I was scared of not reaching my audience and generating sales. But not starting would not have helped me accomplish anything.


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#2: Mike Aspinall, founder of The Crafty Gentleman:

We chatted with with Mike, founder of The Crafty Gentleman ($1.2K/month). In our interview, Mike says:

For a long time, I was hesitant to charge for my work – I was happy to work in exchange for products. But there came a point where I was being offered more work than I could have said yes to – something had to change. So I started to charge for partnerships. And brands agreed, no questions asked!


Make sure you enjoy what you do. If you focus on an industry or niche that you’re passionate about, the journey will be so much easier.


If you run a creative business, it’s also really important to develop a consistent visual identity.


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#3: Margarita Woodley, founder of RedTedArt:

We chatted with with Margarita, founder of RedTedArt ($22K/month). In our interview, Margarita says:

It isn’t only helpful for your own website to collaborate, but also helps ease any potential “isolation” that may come from working for yourself, at home. I talk to other people online daily.


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