Though there are a few things I wish I had known before starting my Etsy shop, Purple and Lime, I am happy I was able to look at my drawbacks and figure out how to turn them into positive lessons which continue to help me today.
Dandelion Embroidery Hoop - Hand Embroidery on Tulle - Dandelion Wishes - Botanical Embroidery - Minimalist Decor - Best Wishes Wedding Gift
A personal favorite from my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/listing/526590451/dandelion-embroidery-hoop-hand
I used to earn very little from Etsy last year (2014) until I decided to take it seriously. Take a look at my 2014 VS 2015 earnings. Here are some various methods I've tried that tripled my ETSY sales this year.