How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

As you are probably aware, a website is a very important part of showcasing a product and connecting with customers. So, now that my website - www.sarahkayarts.com is a year old - I thought it was time to take a fresh look at it!   I have decided to redesign the homepage, possibly to include [...]

By |2021-01-24T18:38:50+00:00December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How important is an online presence for Sarah Kay Arts homemade business success?

Craft fair weekend!

  It’s been busy few weeks preparing for Shetland’s annual Christmas Craft Fair, which is this weekend! The craft fair is a hugely popular event in Shetland - it attracted over 4,000 visitors last year. It’s also a special event for Sarah Kay Arts, as it was here that I first tried selling my artwork, [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:22:39+00:00November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craft fair weekend!

Grotie Buckies!

  I’m always working on new designs and looking to nature for inspiration, and my latest design uses cowrie shells.   I’ve used small box frames (12.5cm square) to house a painted acrylic landscape, finished off with a cowrie shell.   Cowries - or Jenny Wrens as I knew them growing up (perhaps this is [...]

By |2018-01-03T18:29:55+00:00October 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Grotie Buckies!

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland   It’s been a few weeks since I last posted, I hope you’re all having a lovely summer so far? Summer is traditionally a quiet time for me, art wise, due to being a busy time for the chalets.   However, we’ve been busy nonetheless. In May [...]

By |2017-06-16T19:33:36+01:00June 16th, 2017|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Art in The Old Haa, Burravoe, Yell, Shetland

Shetland Arts and Crafts Association

Shetland Arts & Crafts Association   As of April 2017, Sarah Kay Arts is now a full member of the Shetland Arts & Crafts Association!   To become a member, artwork must be submitted and examined for their quality assurance assessments. I submitted five pieces, which passed with a score of 90%. This is great [...]

By |2017-05-22T16:37:56+01:00May 22nd, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Shetland Arts and Crafts Association

Beachcombing – Evie, Orkney

Beachcombing - Evie, Orkney Beachcombing is one of my favourite pastimes; you never know what you will find. While on a beach combing trip to Orkney recently I decided to go to explore a new spot. I came across the beach of Evie, which is a large sandy beach. It had a corrugated pattern in [...]

By |2017-03-28T11:26:35+01:00March 28th, 2017|Artwork|Comments Off on Beachcombing – Evie, Orkney

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