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WhimsicallyOrdinary: An Interview with Owner Lacie Beverly

One of the things I’ve enjoyed the most about featuring Etsy shops on my blog is getting to know the owners; what inspires them to design? What brought them to open their shop? I’ve started a new series of blog posts specifically for this occasion – owner interviews. I hope you’ll enjoy learning more about these unique artists’ process and inspiration!   A lot of Etsy shops start out of necessity; dissatisfied with current products, Etsy shop owners create to fill a need in their life…and then the product takes… Read more WhimsicallyOrdinary: An Interview with Owner Lacie Beverly

StarShineVintage: Vintage Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories

The shop: StarShineVintage The owner: Krista Morrison from Seattle, WA The products: A carefully curated collection of vintage clothing, jewelry and accessories. Use coupon code 15OFF for 15% off your purchase! Fun facts: Krista’s motto is “Live in style, wear vintage”. Vintage pieces are a great way to add flair to your wardrobe, and timeless pieces never go out of style. Reviews & Sales:  1300+ sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s a very special 7 items from Etsy shop StarShineVintage:   Me & Ro Graduated Shell… Read more StarShineVintage: Vintage Clothing, Jewelry and Accessories

Back to School: College Edition

In just a a week, our local schools will start their fall semester. In the spirit of the season, I’ve decided to publish a series on affordable back to school items for kids of all ages. Most of the items I’m including are handmade, but there are some great deals from non-handmade sources that I’ll be including as well. Today’s blog post is… college supplies! Whether it’s clothes, bedding or office supplies, these options are sure to please. I’ve picked three handcrafted options from Etsy, as well as two great… Read more Back to School: College Edition

DinnerWearJewelry: An Interview with Owner Mary-Ann Wood

One of the things I’ve enjoyed the most about featuring Etsy shops on my blog is getting to know the owners; what inspires them to design? What brought them to open their shop? I’ve started a new series of blog posts specifically for this occasion – owner interviews. I hope you’ll enjoy learning more about these unique artists’ process and inspiration! When asked about how crafting became a part of her life, DinnerWear Jewelry owner Mary-Ann Wood muses, “Crafting has always been a part of my life, for as long… Read more DinnerWearJewelry: An Interview with Owner Mary-Ann Wood

Back to School: School Supplies

In just a a week or two, our local schools will start their fall semester. In the spirit of the season, I’ve decided to publish a series on cute & affordable back to school items for kids. Most of the items I’m including are handmade, but there are some great deals from non-handmade sources that I’ll be including as well. Today’s blog post is… school supplies! I’ve picked three handcrafted options from Etsy, as well as two great deals from Wal-Mart (affiliate links, please see my disclosure policy for more… Read more Back to School: School Supplies

SmartSeeds: Rare Flower & Vegetable Seeds

 Next year, I’m planning on having a huge garden at our new house – plenty of fruits and vegetables. While browsing online for seeds, I came across SmartSeeds on Etsy – I already have several of their seeds bookmarked to purchase for planting 🙂 I think my favorite are the rainbow heirloom carrots! The shop:  SmartSeeds The owner:  Mia from Claremont, CA The products:  Rare flower seeds, heirloom vegetable seeds and more – from all over the world!  Fun facts:  SmartSeeds offers 300+ items to choose from; rare seeds, that… Read more SmartSeeds: Rare Flower & Vegetable Seeds

Back to School: Kids’ Clothes

In just a few short weeks, our local schools will start their fall semester. Some kids I’ve talked to are, understandably, displeased that summer is almost over…while two of my favorite munchkins are super excited to go back to school. (I think it might have something to do with the fact that they’re both straight A students, and love learning.) So, in the spirit of the season, I’ve decided to publish a series on cute & affordable back to school items for kids. Most of the items I’m including are… Read more Back to School: Kids’ Clothes

Chicken Coop Ideas from Country Living Magazine

One of the exciting things happening this year in the life of CraftyGirl is that my husband and I are purchasing our first home. 🙂 I am so excited! It’s on about an acre of land, which is perfect for what we want, and I *might* just already have chickens lined up…(okay, fine, I do). There’s already a chicken coop on the farm that I’ll want to fix up a little bit (paint, etc), but I can’t stop looking up chicken coops online…if you could see my web history, you’d… Read more Chicken Coop Ideas from Country Living Magazine

CharmMonkey – Handmade Jewelry & Charms

The shop:  CharmMonkey The owner:  CharmMonkey from Rapid City, South Dakota The products:  Handmade polymer clay charms and jewelry in an assortment of cute shapes – donuts, muffins and more! Look for the NEW Back to School line to launch later this summer. Fun facts:  If you sign up for the Charmers Club (CharmMonkey’s newsletter), you receive a 30% off coupon code! You can sign up by clicking here. Reviews & Sales: Recently opened, CharmMonkey has 4 sales, with one 5 star review rating 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite… Read more CharmMonkey – Handmade Jewelry & Charms

NilitArt – Digital papers, stamps, and graphic art

The shop:  NilitArt The owner:  Nilit Gever from Ramla, Israel The products:  High quality digital paper, graphics, digital stamps and more – Use coupon code JUNE50P for 50% off (wow!) your order! Fun facts:  New items are added every week! Currently, NilitArt has 170+ items in stock. Reviews & Sales:  14 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s a very special 7 favorite items from Etsy shop NilitArt:   50% OFF SALE Butterflies Digital Paper pack, scrapbook Digital Paper, Butterflies background DP008 $1.00     50% OFF… Read more NilitArt – Digital papers, stamps, and graphic art

TeeDino – Printed T-Shirts

The shop:  TeeDino The owner:  TeeDino The products:  Over 1,200 screen printed t-shirts for you to choose from! Use coupon code SG65FD67 for 10% off your order. Fun facts:  With all of the options in stock, there’s a t-shirt perfect for every member of your family. Reviews & Sales:  800+ sales with a 4.5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s a very special 7 favorite items from Etsy shop TeeDino:   Crochet t-shirt. Crochet t shirt for him or her. Crochet top as a Crochet gift idea. A great Crochet… Read more TeeDino – Printed T-Shirts

AmariesShop – Genuine Gemstone Bracelets

The shop:  AmariesShop The owner:  Alicia Marie from North Fork, California The products: Colorful, genuine gemstone bracelets – check out Alicia’s available coupon codes:   Fun facts:  Supporting small businesses is important – Alicia purchases most of her semi-precious beads from other Etsy sellers!   Reviews & Sales:  1800+ sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s a very special 7 favorite items from Etsy shop AmariesShop:   8mm Howlite Turquoise Bracelet Set, Bead Bracelet Set, Gemstone Bracelet Set, Womens Mens Bracelet Set, Stretch Yoga Bracelet Set, Gift $40.00… Read more AmariesShop – Genuine Gemstone Bracelets

CutiedokiCrafts – Washi Tape & Crafting Supplies

The shop:  CutiedokiCrafts The owner:  Maricar Malati Molisak from Gainesville, Florida The products:  Colorful washi tape, perfect for organizing your planner or crafting with! Use coupon code MOMMY15 for 15% off your order of $10 or more Fun facts:  Each of CutiedokiCraft’s washi tape samples are made from traditional Japanese washi paper! Reviews & Sales:  61 sales, with a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop CutiedokiCrafts:   Japanese Paper Washi Sample $3.00     Ancient Night Scenery Washi $7.50    … Read more CutiedokiCrafts – Washi Tape & Crafting Supplies

BeTheOriginal – Handmade Home Decor

The shop:  BeTheOriginal The owner:  Dina from Russia The products:  Fun, modern home decor & colorful pillows for kids – use coupon code JUSTFORYOU for 20% off your order!  Fun facts:  Dina has always loved to craft, and the birth of her nephews inspired her to create children’s decor & accessories. Reviews & Sales: 111 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop BeTheOriginal:   Pillows for kids, pillows for boys, designer decorative pillows, kids decorative pillows, designer pillows for… Read more BeTheOriginal – Handmade Home Decor

LovelyWreathDecor: Handmade Wreaths & Wreath Supplies

The shop:  LovelyWreathDecor The owner: Renate J from Atlanta, Georgia The products:  Handcrafted wreaths, as well as supplies for making your own wreaths. Fun facts:  Renate ships orders in 1-2 business days, and uses USPS for shipping Reviews & Sales: 113 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop LovelyWreathDecor:   Home Decor Spring wreath , Summer Yellow wreath, Home Decor , Wreath & door Hanger berry wreath , berry wreath ,Forysthia wreath $59.95     3 Cotton branches ,Cotton… Read more LovelyWreathDecor: Handmade Wreaths & Wreath Supplies

DaniOnPurpose – Inspirational Christian T-Shirts

The shop:  DaniOnPurpose The owner:  Dani Washington from Pflugerville, Texas The products:  Handcrafted t-shirts with inspirational messages & designs! Fun facts:  Dani wanted me to share a special verse with you today – one that actually happens to be one of my favorite verses. “But I have spared you for a purpose—to show you my power and to spread my fame throughout the earth.” Exodus‬ ‭9:16‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Reviews & Sales: Opened in 2016, DaniOnPurpose has 8 sales, but no reviews yet. Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop… Read more DaniOnPurpose – Inspirational Christian T-Shirts

WilsonGraphics – Vinyl Wall Decals

The shop:  WilsonGraphics The owner:  Paul David Wilson from Ocala, Florida The products:  Vinyl wall decals to decorate your home with – over 2600 items available! Use coupon code SECRETSALE35 for 35% off your order. Fun facts:  WilsonGraphics is the largest vinyl decal seller on Etsy, opening their shop in 2006. Reviews & Sales:  Over 42,000 (!!!) sales on Etsy, with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop WilsonGraphics:   The Three Rules of Mining Wall Decal Set $30.00    … Read more WilsonGraphics – Vinyl Wall Decals

FunkyFleurDesigns: Czech Glass Earrings

The shop:  FunkyFleurDesigns The owner:  Tracy Farley from Saint Paul, Minnesota  The products:  Colorful, handcrafted Czech glass earrings – use coupon code FREESHIP for free domestic shipping on your purchase of $20 or more. Fun facts:  Tracy makes sure to purchase authentic Czech beads for her creations, buying them directing from sellers in Slovakia & Prague. (And her earring findings are purchased from fellow Etsy sellers!) Reviews & Sales:  31 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop FunkyFleurDesigns:  … Read more FunkyFleurDesigns: Czech Glass Earrings

PineTreeArt: Original Watercolor Paintings & Prints

The shop:  PineTreeArt The owner:  Jim Lagasse from Bangor, Maine The products:  Beautiful original watercolor paintings & prints – use coupon code THANKYOU for 25% off your purchase!  Fun facts:  Jim’s favorite thing to paint are birch trees – there are several gorgeous birch tree paintings in his shop. You can find them here. Reviews & Sales: 760+ sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop PineTreeArt:   Original Watercolor painting,landscape print, RED barn, Watercolor painting, painting,watercolor, Jim Lagasse,LANDSCAPE WATERCOLOR,… Read more PineTreeArt: Original Watercolor Paintings & Prints

702IslandDecals – Pacific Island Style Vinyl Decals

The shop:  702IslandDecals The owner:  Dan Merrill from Las Vegas, Nevada The products:  Pacific island themed vinyl decals, with over 200 items to choose from! Use coupon code 702ID2OFF10 for $2 off any $10 or more purchase. Fun facts:  702IslandDecals definitely has authenticity; though they live in Nevada, Dan & his wife both hail from the Pacific Islands! Dan is from Hawaii, and his wife is from Guam.  Reviews & Sales:  569 sales, with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop… Read more 702IslandDecals – Pacific Island Style Vinyl Decals

TheGoodieBagBoutique – Personalized Father’s Day Gifts

The shop: TheGoodieBagBoutique The owners: Yolanda & Jerrell The products:  Great gifts for everyone – personalized wine glasses, gift sets and more! Use coupon code CRAFTY for 15% off Fun facts: TheGoodieBagBoutique is using an Etsy pattern site as their storefront; offering a clean, crisp layout, perfect for browsing their items. Father’s Day is coming up! Here’s my top 3 favorite Father’s Day gifts from Etsy shop TheGoodieBagBoutique:   Personalized Grill Master Set-with 3 Gift Set Options. Great for Father’s Day, Birthdays and House Warmings! $25.00+   Men Personalized Flask,… Read more TheGoodieBagBoutique – Personalized Father’s Day Gifts

ElliesDigitals – Printable Planners

The shop:  ElliesDigitals The owner:  ElliesDigitals The products: Instant download, printable monthly, weekly & daily planners – perfect for keeping your schedule on track! Buy 2, get 1 free with coupon code 1FREE Fun facts:  All of Ellie’s planners are undated – meaning that you can put in your own date – so you’re always staying current Reviews & Sales: Recently opened, ElliesDigitals hasn’t made a sale yet…but with such a great coupon code, who could resist her colorful planners? 🙂 Here’s my 3 favorite items from Etsy shop ElliesDigitals:… Read more ElliesDigitals – Printable Planners

IKnowAGirlBoutique – Handmade Designer Clothing Made in the USA

The shop: IKNOWAGIRLBOUTIQUE The owner:  Annette Bertin from Lawrenceville, Georgia The products: Custom-made designer clothing & accessories – bright colors, flowing fabrics and a fun-loving spirit. Use coupon code IKAG15 for 15% off your purchases of $25.00 or more from now until June 30th. Fun facts:  Annette’s pieces aren’t designed to be mass-produced; in fact, many of her items currently for sale are one-of-a-kind. Reviews & Sales: Recently opened, Annette’s shop only has one sale, but I imagine more will come soon 🙂 Here’s a very special top 7 favorite… Read more IKnowAGirlBoutique – Handmade Designer Clothing Made in the USA

CosmiziAvocado – Avocado Seed Art Jewelry

The shop:  CosmiziAvocado The owner:  Dimitrios Nikolaidis from Athens, Greece The products: All natural, vegan jewelry art pieces, expertly hand-carved from avocado seeds. Prior to placing your order, send Dimitrios a message about this blog post, and you’ll receive free shipping! 🙂 Customers also receive a 10% off coupon code after their first purchase, to use on a future purchase. Fun facts:  Dimitrios loves working with natural substances; he combines the avocado seeds with other organic materials (precious stones, Swarovski crystals and more) to create one-of-a-kind pieces you just won’t… Read more CosmiziAvocado – Avocado Seed Art Jewelry

StarShineVintage – Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories

The shop:  StarShineVintage The owner:  Krista Morrison from Seattle, Washington The products:  A great assortment of vintage clothing, jewelry, accessories and decor – with items dating from the 1800’s all the way to the 1990’s. Use coupon code 15OFF for 15% off your order. 🙂  Fun facts:  Krista has always had a passion for design; Drawn to vintage and antique items, she loves coming across pieces that are timeless & designed to last. Reviews & Sales:  1200+ sales with a 5 star average review rating! Here’s a very special 7… Read more StarShineVintage – Vintage Clothing, Jewelry & Accessories