Skip to content

Month: February 2016

Leap Day 2016

It’s Leap Day! Are you ready to “leap” into spring? I know I am. It’s been 60 degrees here the past two days, and I’m loving it! Spring is probably my favorite season – at the end of a long, dreary winter, it’s the perfect season and I love seeing the weather change, and the flowers bloom. I’m hoping to get some seedlings started in the next few weeks for our garden; we’re going small this year, since we don’t want to have to lift heavy, full planter boxes this… Read more Leap Day 2016

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CareysCountryComfort

The shop:  CareysCountryComfort The owner:  Emily from Pittsburgh, PA The products:  Colorful crocheted housewares, accessories and home decor! Make sure to check out Emily’s Facebook page for giveaways, updates and more. Fun facts:  Emily loves crocheting and admits that she’d keep crafting even if she didn’t have an Etsy shop! Reviews & Sales:  95 sales and a 5 star average review rating Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop CareysCountryComfort:   Daisy Crochet Cotton Potholders – Spring Kitchen – Hot pads – Kitchen Accessory – Kitchen Decor –… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CareysCountryComfort

Ranch Veggie Roll-ups

Years ago, my mom had a Pampered Chef party…and one of the recipes that the consultant demonstrated was Cool Veggie Pizza. Buttery crust, ranch cream cheese spread and lots of crisp, fresh vegetables – delicious! It’s been a family favorite over the years and I’m always looking for new ways to try it. After being inspired by various pinwheel recipes I had seen online, I wondered…what if I made Cool Veggie Pizza into a roll-up? (Spoiler: it’s delicious) So, armed with my curiosity and plenty of vegetables, I decided to… Read more Ranch Veggie Roll-ups

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: EmelysPlannerShop

The shop:  EmelysPlannerShop The owner:  Emely from Switzerland The products:  A fun, colorful assortment of stickers, labels, and more to make your personal planner stand out. Use coupon code WELCOME for 15% off your order! Fun facts:  With a passion for graphic design, Emely loves creating a variety of unique stickers, and gladly accepts custom orders. Reviews & Sales:  Opened in January 2016, EmelysPlannerShop has 97 sales and a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop EmelysPlannerShop:   Clear Washing Stickers Household… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: EmelysPlannerShop

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: redrubyrose

The shop:  redrubyrose The owner:  Rowena Dugdale from Gairloch, Scotland The products:  Vibrant, sophisticated clutches, coin purses, and more accessories that ship worldwide. Fun facts:  Rowena offers bridal party discounts; make sure to contact her for more information! Reviews & Sales: Very impressive – 5000+ sales and and a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop redrubyrose:   Peacock clutch bag, customized wedding purse, custom bridesmaid gift, embroidered silk, PEACOCK FEATHERS $85.00    Petite pocket purse, pleated coin pouch, embroidered silk, mini… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: redrubyrose

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Nakkashe

The shop:  Nakkashe The owner:  Anakiz from Turkey The products:  Delicate, beautiful crocheted jewelry – Use coupon code CRAFTY20 for 20% off your purchase between now and June 2016! Fun facts:  Anakiz and her assistant designer Zeynep crochet intricate pieces of jewelry with slim lace thread, making them delicate and lightweight. I think they’d make great gifts and would also be amazing accessories for music festivals! (Coachella, anyone?) Reviews & Sales:  590+ sales and a 5 star average review rating Here’s a very special top 7 picks from Etsy shop… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Nakkashe

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: InfiniteCreationsPa

The shop:  InfiniteCreationsPa The owner: Carey Weber from Baden, PA The products: Handcrafted, all natural cold-process soaps & body scrubs. Carey is having a special Leap Day sale on February 29th from midnight to 11:59pm – use coupon code Leapyear29 for 29% off your order of $25 or more! Fun facts:  InfiniteCreationsPa’s products coming in a variety of scents, including vanilla, sweet apple and toasted coconut. You can get squeaky clean while smelling delicious! Reviews & Sales: 1 sale (so far!) and one glowing, 5 star review 🙂 Here’s my… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: InfiniteCreationsPa

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: KarenGriskaQuilts

The shop:  KarenGriskaQuilts The owner:  Karen Griska from Litchfield, Connecticut The products:  Colorful handmade quilts & original quilt patterns, made thoughtfully to make quilting a low-stress, fun experience. Fun facts:  Karen has been quilting since 1966, and gladly welcomes questions from fellow quilters via the Etsy Contact button 🙂 Reviews & Sales:  A very impressive 4,000+ sales and a 5 star review rating. Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop KarenGriskaQuilts:   Ferris Wheel Quilt Pattern, Fan Quilt, Fun Scrap Quilt, pdf, qtm $5.00    Quilt Knots, Quilt… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: KarenGriskaQuilts

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TolsenAndTimber

The shop:  TolsenAndTimber The owner:  Adam Ellis & his wife The products: Custom engraved gifts and housewares – including some pretty amazing custom cutting boards. Fun facts:  After making custom gifts for friends & family, Adam & his wife decided to branch out and open their shop on Etsy 🙂 Reviews & Sales:  680+ sales and a 5 star average review rating Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop TolsenAndTimber:   I Cook Periodically – Periodic Table Cutting Board – Science Art, Engraved Wood Kitchen Decor, Geekery, I… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: TolsenAndTimber

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ForeverMootsy

The shop:  ForeverMootsy The owner:  Heidy Valdes The products:  Eco-friendly, stylish dog leashes & collars. Use coupon code THANKU10 for 10% off your purchase between 2/20/16 and 3/13/16! Fun facts:  Blending care for the environment and for animals, ForeverMootsy’s products are made with 100% cotton rope & are hand-dyed in Long Beach, CA. Reviews & Sales:  31 sales and a 5 star average review rating! Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop ForeverMootsy:   Natural White Dog Leash – Grey Hemp Twine $34.00+    Teal Ombré Rope Dog… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ForeverMootsy

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: PrunaShop

The shop:  PrunaShop The owner:  Cecilia Erlich from Madrid, Spain The products:  Colorful geometric wall hangings, available in a variety of sizes Fun facts:  PrunaShop just opened this past December; owner Cecilia creates geometric wall hangings with reclaimed wood and acrylic paint. Reviews & Sales:  1 sale and no reviews yet, but I imagine there will be more sales in Cecilia’s future 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite picks from Etsy shop PrunaShop:   Geometric Wall Hanging Colorful Art Object Home Decor $75.03    Geometric Wall Hanging Mobile Colorful Art… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: PrunaShop

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: InTePro

The shop:  InTePro The owner:  Vents The products:  Colorful, patterned camera straps – over 200 styles to choose from! Fun facts:  The camera straps from InTePro are well padded, secure, and can be customized with embroidery for a personal touch 🙂 Reviews & Sales:  1700+ sales and a 5 star average review rating Here’s my top 3 favorite picks from Etsy shop InTePro:   Lucky Elephant camera strap. Ethnic camera strap. DSLR / SLR Padded Camera Strap. Camera strap for Nikon, Canon, Sony, Fuji & other cameras. $33.00    Floral… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: InTePro

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: NataHomeandFashion

The shop:  NataHomeandFashion The owner:  Nataliia Logvinova from Kiev, Ukraine The products:  Chunky knit blankets, pillows & accessories – all currently on sale, no coupon code needed! Fun facts:  All of Nataliia’s products are made with 100% Merino wool, which is hypoallergenic and insulating – keeping you extra toasty 🙂 Reviews & Sales:  100+ sales and a 5 star review rating 🙂 Here’s a very special 7 picks from Etsy shop NataHomeandFashion:   SALE! Chunky Knit blanket, Gifts, Wool blanket, Knitted blanket, Chunky blanket, Knit Throw, super bulky blanket, Bulky… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: NataHomeandFashion

CraftyGirl Creates: LaSpeziafinejewelry

The shop:  LaSpeziafinejewelry The owners:  Yaniv Tiroche & Raphael Adler The products:  High-quality diamond necklaces, rings & more, inspired by Italian designs. Fun facts:  With years of experience in the diamond trade, La Spezia’s owners’ main focus is the customer’s satisfaction – making each sale the best possible experience for every customer. Reviews & Sales:  Recently opened, LaSpeziafinejewelry has 3 sales and 2 glowing reviews 🙂 It’s a bit hard to choose which items are my favorite – they’re all so beautiful! – but here’s 3 of my favorites:  … Read more CraftyGirl Creates: LaSpeziafinejewelry

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SheriDictionaryPrint

The shop:  SheriDictionaryPrint The owner:  Sherri D from Los Angeles, CA The products:  Fun & colorful art prints on vintage dictionary paper Fun facts:  Sherri is a retired teacher who opened her Etsy shop to financially help out a friend’s family member who was fighting cancer. Unfortunately, they lost their battle, but Sherri keeps the shop open to honor their effort to never give up. Reviews & Sales:  100+ sales and a 5 star average review rating! Here’s a very special top 7 picks from Etsy shop SheriDictionaryPrint:   Book… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SheriDictionaryPrint

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RaynBoutiqueApparel

The shop:  RaynBoutiqueApparel The owner:  Rayn from Colorado Springs, CO The products:  Screen printed & heat pressed apparel focusing on dog themed shirts, hoodies & accessories. So cute! Use coupon code CRAFTYGIRLMERCH for 15% off your order until February 10th Fun facts:  There’s t-shirts available for almost every dog breed – I’m sure you’ll find your favorite! Reviews & Sales: 350+ sales and happy customers 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop RaynBoutiqueApparel:   Saint Bernard dog Love Heart Dog Breed Silhouette shirt bag hoodie $15.99+   … Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: RaynBoutiqueApparel

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DOVIESlovingKNITS

The shop:  DOVIESlovingKNITS The owner:  Lindsey Finch-Field The products:  A fun variety of crochet items – accessories, adorable baby items and more. Fun facts:  Inspired by her two young children, Lindsey loves to relax with a ball of yarn to create after her children have gone to sleep for the night. Reviews & Sales:  300+ sales and plenty of happy customers. 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop DOVIESlovingKNITS:   gingerbread hat – Gingerbread girl hat – Gingerbread man hat – Babies to adult sizes – Girls… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DOVIESlovingKNITS

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BohemianApothecarium

The shop:  BohemianApothecarium The owners:  Josh, Beverly, Melissa & Misti The products:  Inspirational, humorous & assorted pin-back buttons, magnets & badges. Use coupon code FREEBUTTON for $1.50 off an order of $3 or more! Fun facts:  A portion of all proceeds from BohemianApothecarium goes to charities – World Vision, for sponsoring children, and Kiva, for making micro-loans more accessible to entrepreneurs all around the world. Reviews & Sales:  2800+ sales and lots of happy customers 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite picks from Etsy shop BohemianApothecarium:   Travel Globe “Let… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BohemianApothecarium

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: GetKumaDesign

The shop: GetKumaDesign The owner:  Mari Ojasaar from Miami, FL The products:  Handcrafted leather butterfly brooches and jewelry accessories. Fun facts:  With 16 colorful leather butterfly items currently in stock, there’s plenty of beautiful items to choose from! My favorite is the Blue Leather Butterfly Brooch. Reviews & Sales:  3 sales and one glowing review 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop GetKumaDesign:   Blue Leather Butterfly Brooch | Perfect for a Bride and/or bridesmaids $19.95    Butterfly Leather Brooch – Butterfly Bow Tie – Turquoise &… Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: GetKumaDesign

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ElyriesEmbers

The shop:  ElyriesEmbers The owner:  Amanda Harras from Fort Collins, CO The products:  Handmade jewelry featuring miniature glass bottles, crystals and steampunk inspired elements. Fun facts:  Amanda is the vocalist for Saphyre Rain, a band dedicated to suicide prevention & awareness – All profits from the shop goes towards this worthy cause! Reviews & Sales: 4 sales and 1 glowing review so far! Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop ElyriesEmbers:   Live Glass Bottle Necklace, with “Live” Thesaurus Paper $10.00    Tumbled Lepidolite Crystal Necklace $22.00   … Read more CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ElyriesEmbers