Handmade Wooden Cutting Boards

I was recently browsing pictures from our local farmer’s market’s opening day, and I noticed a table with handmade wooden cutting boards in the background. I am FASCINATED with them! I’ve always wanted to be able to make something so precise, so intricate…though if I did make myself one, I don’t think I’d be able to use it because I’d be afraid of messing it … Continue reading Handmade Wooden Cutting Boards

HollyODesigns: Handmade Pearl Jewelry & Gifts

The shop:  HollyODesigns The owner: Holly O’Connor from Madisonville, Louisiana The products:  Handmade pearl jewelry – necklaces, earrings and more! Fun facts:  Holly has a Bachelors of Fine Art degree, with a concentration in jewelry design and metal smithing.  Reviews & Sales:  99 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s 3 of my favorite items from Etsy shop HollyODesigns:   Vintage crystal … Continue reading HollyODesigns: Handmade Pearl Jewelry & Gifts

RestlessRemedy: An Interview with Owner Debra

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 … Continue reading RestlessRemedy: An Interview with Owner Debra

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 … Continue reading WhimsicallyOrdinary: An Interview with Owner Lacie Beverly

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 … Continue reading DinnerWearJewelry: An Interview with Owner Mary-Ann Wood

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 … Continue reading Back to School: Kids’ Clothes

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 … Continue reading CharmMonkey – Handmade Jewelry & Charms

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 … Continue reading AmariesShop – Genuine Gemstone Bracelets

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading DaniOnPurpose – Inspirational Christian T-Shirts

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 702IslandDecals – Pacific Island Style Vinyl Decals

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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading CosmiziAvocado – Avocado Seed Art Jewelry

NamedKeychains – Personalized Metal Key Chains

The shop:  NamedKeychains The owner:  Rowena Tulio from Kuwait The product:  Handcrafted, personalized metal key chains available, with several styles to choose from.  Fun facts:  Each key chain is made from 0.1 inch stainless steel; sanded & polished to a mirror finish 🙂  You can also find more products at Named-Keychains.com Reviews & Sales:  Recently opened, NamedKeychains has no sales on their Etsy shop yet, … Continue reading NamedKeychains – Personalized Metal Key Chains

MinaKindo – African Handmade Jewelry

The shop: MinaKindo The owner:  Aminata Amadou Kindo from Carlisle, Pennsylvania The shops: Colorful handmade African jewelry – necklaces, bracelets and earrings 🙂  Fun facts:  Aminata always begins her jewelry projects by sketching a design, before jumping into creating & assembly. You can find more information on her jewelry, including tutorials, on MinaKindo.com Reviews & Sales: Opened this year, MinaKindo has 7 sales and a … Continue reading MinaKindo – African Handmade Jewelry

SweetBabyJamesShop – Newborn Photo Props & Accessories

The shop:  SweetBabyJamesShop The owner:  Barbara Gaddis from Marietta, Georgia The products: Colorful, adorable and whimsical newborn photo props – including wraps, faux fur, headbands and more! Use coupon code FIRSTTIMEPURCHASE for 10% off your first purchase. Fun facts:  Barbara is a photographer, who also has a passion for crocheting & knitting. A lot of the photo props featured in her shop also make great … Continue reading SweetBabyJamesShop – Newborn Photo Props & Accessories

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CYDesignStudio – Handmade personalized jewelry

The shop:  CYDesignStudio The owner:  Candice from Cary, North Carolina The products:  Gorgeous, personalized handmade jewelry – use coupon code Friday13 for 13% off until May 20th, 2016! Fun facts:  Candice has an impressive 1500+ items in stock – plenty for you to choose from. Jewelry from CYDesignStudio has been seen on Jane The Virgin & The Vampire Diaries, and has been featured in the … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CYDesignStudio – Handmade personalized jewelry

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SugarbirdHollow – Miniature Houses & Village Accessories

The shop: SugarbirdHollow The owner:  Sugarbird Hollow from Thousand Oaks, California The products:  Handmade miniature houses, decorative trees and other adorable village accessories 🙂 Use coupon code spring16 for 30% off until the end of May 2016.  Fun facts:  All trees & houses can be done in custom colors – just message the shop owner for more information!  Reviews & Sales:  290+ sales with a … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SugarbirdHollow – Miniature Houses & Village Accessories

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CollarsBySebastian – Handmade Paracord Dog Collars

The shop:  CollarsBySebastian The owner:  Rebecca from Charleston, South Carolina The products:  Handmade, custom paracord dog collars, as well as a select amount of leashes. Use coupon code CRAFTYGIRL16 for 5% off your order – coupon is good until June 30th, 2016. 🙂 Fun facts:  All of the paracord used in the shop is made in the USA!  Reviews & Sales:  18 sales with a … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CollarsBySebastian – Handmade Paracord Dog Collars

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: HappyPoppyJewelry

The shop:  HappyPoppyJewelry The owner:  Vijaya Bylaiah from Tempe, Arizona The products:  Handcrafted, unique gold & sterling silver jewelry – Use coupon code TENOFF for 10% off your order! Fun facts: Looking for coupon codes or specials? Follow HappyPoppyJewelry on Instagram! You can also find the store on HappyPoppyJewelry.com Reviews & Sales:  4 sales, with a 5 star average review rating 🙂 Here’s my top … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: HappyPoppyJewelry

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: WoodFinds

The shop:  WoodFinds The owner:  Anne Young from Bedford, Canada The products: Rustic wood pallet signs & home decor! Fun facts:  Anne really loves doing custom orders, working with buyers to create the exact design they want. Reviews & Sales:  37 sales with a 5 star average review rating 🙂  Here’s my 3 favorite items from Etsy shop WoodFinds:   Pallet wood sign – Family … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: WoodFinds