|Cactus paper cuts by Isobel Barber (Dorset Team member)|
The Etsy Uk Blog has been sharing trend reports for spring / summer 2016 which is useful for planning ahead and preparing stock for next year.
Being aware of trends and incorporating some of the trends into your work can be a great way of getting your shop noticed.
Whether you are interested in colour trends, product trends or fashion trends it is well worth a read.
Interior trends here: https://blog.etsy.com/uk/2015/11/04/interiors-trend-report-spring-summer-2016/
Fashion trends here: https://blog.etsy.com/uk/2015/10/29/fashion-trend-report-spring-summer-2016/)
and the Pantone Spring Report can be seen here: https://www.pantone.com/pages/fcr/?season=spring&year=2016&pid=11.
Have you started planning your 2016 stock yet? Take 5 minutes out of busy Christmas preparations and orders to jot down some things you'd like to make for 2016... be ahead of the game!