I have a deep love for books. While I love the Kindle app I have on my tablet, nothing beats the original: a good, old fashioned book. Sadly, a lot of books fall into disrepair and end up being trashed. Determined to show the character of older books, and bring them into a second life, owner Cassandra created paper wreaths, flowers, and more from the … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LucyBirdy
When I was initially searching for shops to feature on my blog, I posted in the Etsy forums asking if anyone was interested. The reply was overwhelming! (Though, who would turn down free advertising anyhow? 🙂 ) One of the replies that really caught my attention was from C.M. Cameron, father of two little girls and owner of the shop FeltLikeSweets. C.M. mentioned that he … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FeltLikeSweets
Based in Hawaii, SaltyAndSandy was featured in Ladies’ Home Journal in the fall of 2013, and for very good reasons…Gorgeous products. Having grown up near the beach, I’m a big fan of her beach-inspired hair accessories, signs and decor. Here are a few of SaltyAndSandy‘s products that caught my eye. Available in different colors and patterns, these Wood Magnet Clips are perfect for holding that … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SaltyAndSandy
I’ve been absent for a few days now, so I just wanted to update on what I’ve been working on. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so..here goes! Continue reading Sneak Peek
I’m one of those people who goes nuts in Bath & Body Works. Must. Smell. EVERYTHING! I love lip balms, body washes, bath bombs..you name it, I adore it. And that’s why today’s featured shop is making me wish I could smell their products through the computer screen! Meet Amanda, the proud owner of FairyBubbles, a great Etsy shop with literally thousands of sales. Originally … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FairyBubbles!
Today’s featured shop is Aprons2Tie4, a wonderful Etsy shop that makes vintage inspired reversible aprons in all shapes and sizes…and colors 🙂 While some people prefer the white, starched aprons so popular among line cooks and professional chefs, I’m of the opinion that if you’re going to wear it, you might as well enjoy it 🙂 Here are a few of Apron2Tie4’s products that caught … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Aprons2Tie4
Just a quick post to show off..errr..display..some of my newest creations available for purchase. 🙂 I have a blast, doing what I do, and I can’t imagine it any other way. So…here we go! 0 to 3 Months Sized Newborn Yellow Hat with Flower, $12.00. 6 to 9 Months Sized Crochet Turquoise Baby Hat with Flower, $15.00 3 to 6 Months Sized Crochet Turquoise Baby … Continue reading New Items!
Today’s featured shop, DerBayzVintage, features vintage art decor, Native American jewelry and a treasure trove of other items. Based out of Montclair, Virginia, owner Adele Boese enjoys going to estate sales and auctions with her children, and restoring vintage pieces to their original glory. Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: Ornate and colorful, this Vintage Avon Filigree Cross Necklace is … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop of the Day: DerBayzVintage!
I hadn’t planned on coming back from my break until tomorrow, but with the giant snow drifts outside…yeah, it’s time 🙂 Here in Southwestern VA, we got a whopping 10 inches of snow, with snowdrifts up to (or exceeding) 2 feet. Wow! Hubby and I went out with the intention of sledding, but came to the conclusion: We’re too tired for this! 🙂 While we … Continue reading Snow, snow, snow..and new items!
Everyone needs a break now and then, and this CraftyGirl definitely does. I’ll be back later this week with new Featured Shops, new project updates and more of the same sweet, southern charm. Stay crafty! Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Break
Kids are adorable. Kids in crocheted hats? Even more adorable 🙂 Or at least, that’s the thought that first came to mind when I came across TORYmakes, an Etsy shop that features fun, vibrant and colorful crocheted accessories and more. Words can’t describe how awesome her products are, so I’m going to let the pictures do the talking! This adorable Crochet Cupcake Hat is bright … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop of the Day: TORYmakes
Whoever said scrunchies were out of style has obviously never seen the work of Tameria Payne, owner of JustScrunchies.Available in various sizes and colors, Tameria brings new creativity and style to the world of Scrunchies. No longer just a hair accessory, her choices of colors and textures evoke a more modern style evolution for the Scrunchie. Here are some of my favorites: This brightly colored … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop of the Day: JustScrunchies
CraftyGirl here! I’ve had a lot of fun these past few days, featuring various shops on my blog…and today’s shop is full of fun! Meet TimelessToyBox, a shop run by husband and wife team from Sherman Oaks, CA. TimelessToyBox is full of fun, because they sell vintage toys! Their products are so cute, I’m pretty sure they speak for themselves. Here are a few of … Continue reading Featured Shop of the Day: TimelessToyBox
Today’s featured shop is JewelryArtByDawn, an online Etsy shop that recently opened in December of 2013. As suggested by the title, JewelryArtByDawn makes…jewelry! 🙂 Now, as any woman knows, jewelry can be the key from taking an outfit from so-so to WOW. Here are some of the pieces that caught my eye today… As any good Irish girl, I love anything Celtic inspired. This Celtic … Continue reading Featured Shop of the Day: JewelryArtByDawn
The perfect accessory can make or break any outfit. Myself? I’m an earrings girl. I got out of the habit of wearing them when I was completing my Culinary Arts degree (big earrings are a kitchen no-no) but the habit is back full force. Today’s Featured Shop has adorable fabric button earrings, and she’s just getting started! Meet ThreeForty, the creations of Audrey Walker. Recently … Continue reading Featured Shop of the Day: ThreeForty
When I think of the word “vintage”, I think of class. Simplicity. Elegance. Having been raised by two parents who frequented auctions, estate sales and antique shops, I’ve grown to have a great fondness for vintage. Some days I think I was born in the wrong era! So, when I came upon EarthsTrove Vintage Emporium, I sighed happily. Greeted by a discount code in the … Continue reading Featured Shop of the Day: EarthsTrove Vintage Emporium
My poor husband..haha. The things I put him through. Most recently, I was working on a custom ordered crochet beard hat, and I needed him to try it on to make sure I had the correct size. He paused in his book, put the hat on and went back to reading. “Smile!”, I shouted, as I snapped a picture. “What? You never told me you … Continue reading The Reluctant Model