Handmade Hive seeks to stimulate the small business community of creative entrepreneurs, designers, artists and makers…JUST LIKE YOU! We feature & promote a variety of home goods, accessories, art, personal care products and so much more! We would love to share your handmade products with our community and help to promote your small business!

We have a variety of affordable feature options and applying only takes a few minutes. Pay only when your application is approved.


About our features...

* We only feature, promote & advertise handmade items.

* No commercial, flea market or products displaying offensive and/or questionable content. Each application is reviewed carefully and we reserve the right to deny your application if it contains any of these.

* In order to give each of our features as much exposure as possible, we only schedule a few (2-3) feature slots per day.

*All features will be posted based on Handmade Hive's availability schedule.

* Social Media Features include being featured Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest.

* Instagram and Social Media Features are ONE-TIME features. If you would like more than one feature, let us know on your application. If your application is approved and you would like more than one feature, your features will be on different days.

* Quarterly Social Media Features will run once a month for 3 consecutive months, based on the date your application is approved. Your shop will also be featured on our Handmade Hive Home Page Slideshow.

* Maker Spotlight Features are for a feature spot on our Handmade Hive blog. We'll do a write-up on your business and your products and share with our followers on Facebook & Instagram. Your shop will also be featured on our Home Page Slideshow.

* Showcase your shop by being featured in our Handmade Hive Online Marketplace. Shop Showcase Features are charged on a monthly basis and you can cancel at anytime. For more details on how our Shop Showcase features work, click HERE. Our showcase options include:

  • Basic Feature: $20 a month for up to 15 products listed
  • Standard Feature: $30 a month for up to 25 products listed. We'll also feature your products on our Home Page
  • Premium Feature: $50 a month for up to 50 products listed plus you'll have your products featured on our Home Page and get featured twice a month on Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest
  • Platinum Feature: $99 a month for an unlimited number of products listed in the online marketplace, plus Home Page product feature and weekly features on Instagram, Facebook & Pinterest.

~ Hit the road with us and get even more exposure for your business and your brand by being in two places at once. You can be selling your goods in one place, while we're selling your goods at another! From May - December, we participate in 1-2 craft shows or pop-up shops a month, as well as a weekly market. This option is only available to Pennsylvania residents who live in or around the Lehigh Valley. For more details, click HERE.

Feature Terms & Conditions...

  • We offer a variety of feature options, so please review them thoroughly before making your selection on the application.
  • Once paid for, all feature fees are non-refundable.
  • We really like finished product photos, so we recommend that those are the types of pictures you submit with your application. If your shop is going to be featured in the Maker Spotlight, then we'll ask for action shots or behind the scenes images to post along with your write-up.
  • Since our goal is to gain more exposure to and interaction with your shop, we encourage you to offer a coupon or discount code that is valid for at least the first 24 - 48 hours starting on the day of your post.
  • We will only contact you if your application has been accepted, which is usually within 3-5 business days of its submission. Please make sure to double-check your application before submitting to avoid delays or denial.
  • We will email you with an invoice that will need to be paid within three business days of its receipt.
  • Once your invoice is paid, your feature will be scheduled at the next available slot and you will be notified of the date by email.
  • On average, the lead time for your post is 5-7 days once you have paid for your feature, sometimes it can be longer around holidays. The current approximate lead time will be included on your invoice.

  • All Maker Spotlight features will receive a preview of the post before it goes live. Any changes or modifications need to be submitted at least 48 hours before the day of the scheduled post. If corrections are not made within that time frame, your post will need to be rescheduled.
  • Things happen! Because of this, we will do our very best to post on the day of your scheduled feature, but we cannot be held responsible for "Acts of God"...including, but not limited to: power outages, Internet outages and any other kind of unforeseeable outages. We'll let you know if this happens and reschedule your post.
  • If you decide to cancel your feature for any reason, it must be done, in writing, at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled post. Please remember though that all feature fees are non-refundable.
  • If you need to reschedule your feature, it must be done, in writing, at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled post and we will do our to fit it into the next available slot.

  • Due to the nature of the Road Show features, we are only accepting applications from artists who live in or around the Lehigh Valley. In order to sell your goods at these events, you agree to loan your products to Handmade Hive on consignment for the duration of the feature. We will return your products back to you in the condition they were received. You also agree to provide a full inventory list of the products you are giving Handmade Hive to sell and the inventory list will be checked and signed by Handmade Hive and the vendor to confirm its accuracy before and after each event.
  • Road Show vendors agree to sign a "Hold Harmless Agreement" for each event you plan on participating in.
  • Handmade Hive will provide a seller’s report for each item sold to each vendor after each event or monthly, depending on which feature you choose.
  • Paychecks for goods sold on the Road Show are issued the Tuesday after each event and will be mailed to the address on the application, unless otherwise notified.
  • If you participate in more than one event per month, checks will be issued on the 2nd of every month for the previous month’s sales and will be mailed to the address listed on the application, unless otherwise notified. If the 2nd of the month falls on a Sunday or Holiday, the checks will be mailed out on the next available business day.
  • If your application is not accepted, feel free to apply again in the future! We only offer a few feature slots each day and we have a limited number of space available in our online marketplace, as well as on our Road Shows. We can only fit what we feel are the very best and highest quality submissions into our schedule.
  • Feature prices are subject to change. We’ll let you know before that happens though!