Become more successful selling handmade online with The Handmade Sellers Magazine!

If you’re thinking about selling handmade items online, or you’re already a handmade seller, then this post is for you. Selling online can be confusing and stressful – figuring out how to photograph your products, looking for selling tips, and a lot more. How do you stand out from other sellers?
There’s not a magical formula to success; success takes a lot of hard work. But there are resources, tips, and tricks online that can give you a lot of help. There’s a new resource that I am SUPER excited about! Check out The Handmade Sellers Magazine! Created by four former Etsy sellers, The Handmade Seller Magazine launches in October and will feature columns by guest experts, tips & tricks for selling, and much more for many online selling venues.

Covering several topics, like finding the right audience for your items, The Handmade Seller Magazine is offering a special pre-launch price of $1.99 per month! That’s a $1 off the normal monthly subscription price. (You can also subscribe for the pre-launch price of $19.99 a year for the BEST savings!)
I can’t wait to see the tips & tricks that The Handmade Sellers Magazine will offer in the first issue. Make sure to check it out, and get your pre-orders in!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: GipsyDharmaCreations

I really appreciate Etsy shops with amazing pictures…and today’s featured Etsy shop definitely has them! Check out GipsyDharmaCreations, an Etsy shop based in London, England, that specializes in handmade lace up leather boots. With vividly detailed pictures, recently opened shop GipsyDharmaCreations creates comfortable, but very stylish, handmade leather apparel & accessories. Currently, GipsyDharmaCreations only has lace up boots available in their Etsy shop, but offers a wider selection of boots & more at their website, GipsyDharma.com. Here’s my top 3 picks from Etsy shop GipsyDharmaCreations:

Handmade red leather lace up boots for women.




Handmade knee lenght leather boots in brown.




Handmade tan leather lace up boots for women.
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

Handmade Soy Wax Melts by CandlesByCreation

Today, I wanted to give a quick shout out to one of my new favorite Etsy shops, CandlesByCreation!
Orange Clove Scented Wax Cubes 
Offering an assortment of handmade soy wax melts, Etsy shop CandlesByCreation has glowing reviews and over 350 sales!
So, make sure to check out CandlesByCreation on Etsy to see all of the scents they have available 🙂
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: DoodleButton

We’re big Star Wars fans here; if you looked around our house, you’d see movies, video games, posters and apparel featuring Star Wars. So, when I came across today’s featured shop, I geeked out a little. 🙂 Meet Amanda, owner of Etsy shop DoodleButton. Featuring original illustrations, DoodleButton offers home accessories, gifts and more inspired by favorite movies, TV shows and books. From Harry Potter to Doctor Who, DoodleButton has 180+ items in stock and glowing reviews. Since I’m such a fan, here’s a special top 3 Star Wars themed picks from Etsy shop DoodleButton:






Boba Fett Star Wars kitchen flour sack towel 
Star Wars button collection, C3PO, Boba Fett, stormtrooper, 
Star Wars ATAT Reindeer Wrapping Paper 
Make sure to check out DoodleButton’s Etsy shop to see what other fandom-related products Amanda has for sale. 🙂
Until next time, stay crafty (and support handmade artists)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SujiIndigo

I’m a big fan of colors and how adding a pop of color can change your look or home decor. Color is fun! There’s no “wrong” color, and mixing colors is a great way of playing with your style. Today’s featured shop loves playing with colors in tie dye form, creating beautiful apparel and accessories. Check out SujiIndigo, a recently opened Etsy shop from Vidor, Texas. Right now, SujiIndigo is running a grand opening special – use coupon code GRANDOPENING15 for 15% off your order between now and September 7th, 2015! Here’s a very special top 7 picks from Etsy shop SujiIndigo:







Tie Dye Flip Flop Socks Indigo











Tie Dye Shirt Little Girls or Little Boys 18 Month Creations of Grace Tee




Tie Dye Pillowcase Ice Dye Indigo Spiral Pattern




Tie Dye Tank Top Ice Dyed In Purple, Orange, and Green Size Large




Tie Dye Shirt Long Sleeve Tee Flower Front Star Back in Womens XL
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MissPittyPatsJewels

Jewelry is a wonderful way to add color and character to any outfit…and today’s featured shop has both! Meet Megan, owner of Etsy shop MissPittyPatsJewels. Named after Megan’s cat, Miss Pitty Pat, Megan’s shop features an assortment of colorful & affordable jewelry; earrings, necklaces, & more! Combining new and vintage items, Megan creates unique pieces that you’re sure to love. MissPittyPatsJewels is based in Jacksonville, FL, and has 150+ sales, as well as glowing reviews. Here’s  my top 3 picks from Etsy shop MissPittyPatsJewels:
Penguin Stud Earrings





Brilliant Blue and Brass Colored Metal Statement Necklace with White Accents




Blue Bird of Happiness Stud Earrings
Make sure to check out MissPittyPatsJewels on Etsy to see all of the items Megan has in stock!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: UrbanJule

There are a plethora of jewelry designers on Etsy, but I’ve always been partial to designers who create their own signature look. Today’s featured shop, UrbanJule, has embraced a design aesthetic that balances between contemporary and rugged, featuring eye-catching textures and finishes. Owners Martha & Charles, a mother-son team, are based in Washington D.C. and combine their signature look with personalized customer care in order to give you the best purchasing experience possible. With 100+ items in stock, there’s something for every occasion, including handcrafted gold wedding rings. Featuring top quality recycled gold, silver & other metal alloys, each handcrafted piece of jewelry from UrbanJule is not only stylish, but would make a great heirloom to pass down through your family. Here’s a very special top 7 favorite items from Etsy shop UrbanJule:
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - 14K Gold Mens Wedding Band - Mens Gold Wedding Ring 
Stackable Ring Set - Sterling Silver Stack Rings - Stackable Birthstone Rings - Gemstone Stackable Rings for Women 
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - Mens Gold Wedding Band - Mens Gold Wedding Ring - Unique Mens Wedding Band - Custom Wedding Band 
Stack Ring Set - Stacking Rings - Sterling Silver - Ring - Stack Rings - Silver Ring 
Mens Wedding Band - Mens Wedding Ring - Unique Mens Wedding Ring - Rustic Mens Wedding Band 
Gemstone Pink Opal Ring - Sterling Silver Wide Band Gemstone Ring 
His and Hers Wedding Rings - Gold Wedding Ring Set - 14K Hammered Gold Rings - Wedding Band Set 
 Whether you’re in the market for wedding rings, or a set of stacking rings, I’m sure you’ll find something you like at UrbanJule!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Dy Style

Today’s featured shop offers an array of retro inspired rockabilly & pinup clothing, made to order to your exact measurements. Meet C. Diana, owner of Etsy shop DyStyle. Opened in mid-2012, DyStyle offers colorful and fun takes on retro fashion; skirts, dresses, accessories & more. Clothing is a wonderful way to express your personality and your style – you might as well have a little fun with it. 🙂 Here’s a very special top 10 featured items from Etsy shop DyStyle:


Short Stripes and Pink Pin Up dress, Bridesmaid dress, Prom dress




Pastel bridesmaid dress, Pin Up dress, Rockabilly dress, 50s dress, Bridesmaid dress, Prom dress




Pink and Black Pin Up dress, Pink bridesmaid dress, Rockabilly dress, 50s dress, Bridesmaid dress, Prom dress




Stripes Long skirt, Maxi Floor-length pleated skirt with pockets, custom made skirt, prom long skirt, bridesmaid skirt




Pin Up pleated skirt with pockets, custom made mid length skirt,  prom midi skirt, bridesmaid skirt




Short length stripes pleated skirt with pockets, custom made short skirt,  prom midi skirt, bridesmaid skirt




Vintage Wedding lace dress, Pin Up wedding  dress, Retro wedding dress, 50s Wedding dress,1950s tea length wedding dress,beach wedding dress




Long green lace flapper dress, Great Gatsby dress, Bridesmaid dress, 1920s dress, Draped Dress, Charleston dress, New year/Christmas Dress




Black Flapper dress, Great Gatsby dress, 1920s dress, Draped Dress, Charleston dress, New year Dress, Christmas Dress, Bridesmaid dress




Marilyn Monroe inspired red dress, Pin Up red dress, Retro dress,  Bridesmaid dress, Prom dress,  New year Dress, Christmas Party Dress
So, make sure to check out DyStyle and see all of the items currently for sale!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy clothes you love)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FoxHillLlamas

Animals have a special place in my heart, and I’m a huge fan of being able to take care of them and create something beautiful at the same time. Today’s featured shop sure loves their llamas, and I love their creativity! Meet Nichelle Scholz, owner of Etsy shop FoxHillLlamas.  Based in Crossman, WA, Australia, Fox Hill Llamas is pleased to be able to share their lives with their curious & playful llamas, creating handcrafted items from their fibers. I think it’s really admirable that they’ve found a way to integrate animals and production, while taking wonderful care of their llamas. (And I bet their llamas appreciate it, too!)  Here’s my top 5 favorite items from Etsy shop FoxHillLlamas:
Llama Fibre Vessel, Gift Boxed, Grey and White 
Bird Nester, Llama Fibre (Medium). Attract Native Birds to your Garden.




Llama Fibre Note Paper. 100 Sheets Hand-made, Hand Torn Recycled paper with Llama Fibre. Gift Boxed 
6 Llama Fibre Dryer Balls with Drawstring Bag.




Plush llama. Little Llama Decorated with Tassles ...Just like the Llamas of Fox Hill! 
 So, make sure to check out FoxHillLlamas on Etsy to see all of the items they have available for sale! 🙂 
Until next time, stay crafty (and love llamas)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Nakkashe

I love revisiting Etsy shops I’ve previously featured. It’s fun seeing how they’ve grown, what new items they’ve added and how they’re doing! Check out Etsy shop Nakkashe…. Originally featured on CraftyGirl Creates in February 2015 , Nakkashe is based in Turkey and specializes in traditional & modern hand crocheted jewelry designs and fashionable accessories for women of all ages. The intricate detail in Nakkashe’s items is amazing!  Nakkashe has over 500 sales, with 200+ glowing reviews. Here’s a very special top 10 items from Nakkashe:


Crochet Thread Crochet Barefoot Sandals,  American Flag colors , 4th of July, Crochet ankle bracelet , Boho foot jewelry,Yoga sandals 




Red and Black Crocheted Leaves Choker Necklace, Turkish Needlework Lace Oya Jewelry, Statement Knitted Necklace 
Mustard Yellow Silk Scarf with multicolor crochet Oya Flower Edges , Silk Foulard, Womens Scarflette, Summer trend, Summer Scarf




Cotton black Scarf ,  Womens foulard ,  Cowl with crochet oya flowers and wooden beads ,  black scarflette , gift ideas, black foulard 
Black Beaded Elegant Fancy Barefoot Anklet Foot Thong For Women,Anniversary Birthday Wedding ift, Beach Wedding, Bohemian Nude Foot Jewelry




Large Slouchy Beanie , Hand knitted Bordeaux Womens hat with a pompom 
Ombre pink flower crochet earrings, Turkish  oya jewelry, Dangle earrings, Pink tatted lace earrings gift ideas  for her




White crochet beaded slave bracelet, Bridal ring bracelet, Beaded Harem bracelet, crochet wristlet,fingerless glover, Bohemian jewelry 




Multicolor crochet Earrings, Turkish Needlework oya Earrings, Fiber Earrings, Flower bouquet earrings, Gift  Bridesmates, Bohemian Jewelry 
With 400+ items in stock, you’re sure to find something you love at Nakkashe!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade!)
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SummerBrompton

If you’re unable to travel, modern technology has allowed you to be able to visually travel all over the world. Thanks to internet searches, social media sites and loads of pictures, you can look up almost any place you want to go to! Also, with the increase in technology, you can purchase items with international flair from all over the world with the simple click of a button. For example, Turkish pillow cases from Etsy shop SummerBrompton. Recently opened in early May 2015, SummerBrompton is a store where you’ll find brightly colored handmade & vintage items from around the globe that you’re sure to love. Currently, SummerBrompton is offering a special coupon code – SUMMER – for a 10% discount off your purchases until June 30th, 2015. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from Etsy shop SummerBrompton:
Decorative Floral Pillow Case Cover Cushion Throw (Mint Green) (50x50cm) 
Decorative Floral Pillow Case Cover Cushion Throw (Blue) (50x35cm)




Decorative Floral Pillow Case Cover Cushion Throw (Purple) (40x40cm) 
Decorative Floral Pillow Case Cover Cushion Throw (Shiny Blue) (50x35cm)




Decorative Floral Pillow Case Cover Cushion Throw (Red) (40x40cm) 
So, if you’re looking to add some international flair to your home decor, make sure to check out Etsy shop SummerBrompton! 🙂
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MugHugCozy

If you’re looking for a cute, quirky gift for that coffee or tea lover in your life, check out Etsy shop MugHugCozy. Based in Parker, CO, MugHugCozy creates colorful and whimsical mug cozies, & accepts custom orders. Recently opened in March of this year, MugHugCozy’s few reviews are incredibly positive; everyone agrees that the mug cozies are just adorable! Here’s my top 5 favorite items from MugHugCozy:


Dr Who inspired cup cozy. Travel mug cozy. Bow ties are cool Coffee cozy Knitted cup sleeve Beige red bow tie Eco-friendly Cup cozy Tea cozy 
Knit coffee cozy. Travel mug cozy. Starbucks cup sleeve. Mug hug jacket. Hand knit cup sleeve Beige white. Eco-friendly. Christmas jacket.




Four coffee cozies set. Witchcraft Wizardry school alumni. Four houses. Buy four pay for three. Travel mug cozy Starbucks cup holder 
Coffee cozy Hands-free carrying cup sling. Bumble bees Hive honey. Starbucks cup sleeve Travel mug cozy. Hand knitted cup cozy. Yellow brown




Nerdy and Cute Travel mug cozy. Coffee cozy. Knitted cup sweater. Office coffee. Nerdy onesie. Starbucks cup holder 
So, whether you’re drinking coffee, tea or hot chocolate, keep your mug cozy with one of MugHugCozy’s adorable handcrafted items!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LamplightDesignCo

Some days, I am just really blown away by the creativity of some of the wonderful Etsy shops I see…and this shop is one of them! Meet James Brighouse, co-owner of Etsy shop LamplightDesignCo. Based in Uttoxeter, England, UK, LamplightDesignCo’s shop specializes in marquee lighting, perfect for photo shoots, home decor, parties & more. James and his wife Samantha handcraft marquee lighting from their home, sharing a passion for nostalgia and a mission to marry the design of the past with modern craftsmanship. James & Samantha adore filling their shop with handcrafted, perfectly imperfect items with a homespun touch. Here’s 5 favorite items from LamplightDesignCo:



Turquoise Marquee Anchor Light  (Relic // Patina // Fun Fair Sign & Light // Vintage Themed // Wedding // Distressed // Home Lighting) 
Black Heart. (Marquee Relic // Rusted // Patina // Fun Fair Sign & Light // Vintage themed // Wedding // Distressed // Home lighting)




BADLANDS Marquee Arrow Relic (Rusted // Patina // Fun Fair Sign & Light // Vintage themed // Wedding // Distressed // Home lighting) 
Marquee Arrow (Relic // Patina // Fun Fair Sign & Light // Vintage themed // Wedding // Distressed // Home lighting)




LOVE sign (Relic // Patina // Fun Fair Sign & Light // Vintage themed // Wedding // Distressed // Home lighting) 
 
So, if you’re looking for that special, one of a kind piece for a photo shoot – or even home decor – make sure to check out LamplightDesignCo. You can also find LamplightDesignCo on Facebook!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ElenaCollectionUSA

One of the reasons why I love featuring Etsy shops on my blog is that I get to see gorgeous handmade detail; the smallest of details make an item so much better. And the same can be said for the items from today’s featured shop, ElenaCollectionUSA. Based in Los Angeles, CA, owner Elena Pulido offers a wide array of items; wedding accessories, christening gowns, photo props & more. With items made to order, Elena also gladly accepts custom orders and loves working with silk, lace & other luxurious materials. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from ElenaCollectionUSA:
Wedding Ivory  tutu and corset, Prom corset tutu set//Quinceanera//Alba by Elena 












With over 300 items in stock, I’m sure you’ll find something you love at ElenaCollectionUSA!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: JakeandEmmysDad

Today may have been Mother’s Day, but today’s featured shop is all about the father.. Jake and Emmy’s father, to be precise! Meet Phil Pinsky, proud father of Jake & Emmy, and owner of Etsy shop JakeandEmmysDad. Based in Montreal, QC, Canada, Phil decided to open his Etsy shop when he started making things he felt his kids could use – stepstools, garbage cans, etc. Adding bright colors and custom flair to his projects, Phil opened his Etsy shop in April 2015. While Phil is just getting started, he already has a few quality items listed. Without further ado, here’s 5 featured items from JakeandEmmysDad:




Custom personalized 3d waste basket (garbage can) 




iPad/Tablet stand made from reclaimed hard maple 
Make sure to keep an eye on Phil’s shop for new items!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: WhiddensWoodshop

Graduation is fast approaching…whether it’s high school or college, each graduation is special. Are you looking for a graduation gift? Today’s featured shop offers handcrafted wooden pens & gifts perfect for the graduate in your life. Meet John Shatney, owner of WhiddensWoodshop. Based in Brookhaven, PA, WhiddensWoodshop opened in November of 2014 and accepts custom orders. WhiddensWoodshop’s pens are handcrafted from various quality woods & materials – redwood, tiger oak & more. Right now, John is offering a special coupon code – GRAD2015 – for 15% off your purchase of $20 or more. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from WhiddensWoodshop:
Wood Rollerball Pen - Bloodwood with Chrome Fittings - Handcrafted by Whidden's Woodshop 
Wood Secret Compartment Keychain - Padauk with Chrome Plating - Handcrafted by Whidden's Woodshop




Macassar Ebony Wood Fountain Pen with Rhodium and Black Titanium Fittings - Handcrafted by Whidden's Woodshop 
Wood Secret Compartment Keychain - Zebrawood with Gold Plating - Handcrafted by Whidden's Woodshop




Wood Ballpoint Pen with Bloodwood and Copper Plating - Handcrafted by Whidden's Woodshop 
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LaurelNathanson

I think we can all agree that jewelry is a fun way to express yourself..whether it’s through a fun texture, bright colors or intricate patterns. Today’s featured shop has all three! Meet Laurel, owner of Etsy shop LaurelNathanson. Laurel handcrafts fun, unconventional art jewelry from her purple house in Oakland, CA. Laurel is an artist, jeweler, surface designer & all around crafty girl who has had her work featured in American Craft Magazine, Lark Books 500 Necklaces, and 1000 Ideas for Creative Reuse. When she’s not busy creating, teaching or writing how-to articles for Jewelry Artist Magazine, Laurel loves to snuggle with her dogs, Bonnie & Bailey…and is always on the lookout for an 80’s dance party! Laurel’s fun-loving spirit shines through in her creative & colorful works, available for sale at her Etsy shop. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from LaurelNathanson:
Handmade Sterling Silver Boho Necklace with Beads and Leather Cord 
Polymer Clay and Silver Necklace with Vintage Button and Beads










Square Rings, Resin, Origami Paper and Copper Stacking Square Rings in Purple Size 6 

Sterling Silver and Plexiglas Earrings in Transparent Red 
Sterling Silver Rainbow Tassels Earrings with Seed Bead
If you’re interested in learning more about Laurel and her work, make sure to check out her website at LaurelNathanson.com for more information!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: Harmony5

As I mentioned in my last post, Mother’s Day is quickly approaching…and you’ll need an awesome gift to go with the handmade cards I suggested. So, let’s talk jewelry! Jewelry is a great option for many different gift giving occasions – birthdays, Christmas, and especially Mother’s Day. Treat your mom to something a little special with a gift from today’s featured shop, Harmony5! Based in Nashville, TN, owner Jennifer handcrafts an assortment of earrings, hair accessories and more. Harmony5 has an impressive 700+ sales and glowing reviews; plenty of happy customers have nothing but wonderful things to say about Jennifer and her shop! Here’s my top 5 favorite items from Harmony5:  
Gray Druzy Earrings, Gunmetal Earrings, Silver Druzy Gemstone Earrings, Pixie Dust Earrings, Gray Earrings 
Amber Feather Necklace, Copper Necklace, Antique Copper Necklace, Long Boho Necklace, Baltic Amber Necklace




Felt Bow Hair Clip, Red Bow, Bow Hair Clip, Bow Clip, Felt Clip 
Cloisonné Necklace, Copper Colored Necklace, Swarovski Necklace, Green and Blue Necklace, Enamel Necklace




Amazonite Earrings, Antique Copper Earrings, Zircon Swarovski Earrings, Gemstone Earrings 
You can also find Jennifer and an array of exclusive products at her website, HarmonyDesigns5.com– also make sure to check out her Etsy shop to see all of the items Jennifer has in stock!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: PlayaPaper

Mother’s Day is rapidly approaching! For all you mothers out there, I hope that you’re able to take this day to relax and think about all the hard work you’ve done – every mother should be recognized for the hard work she does! (Fathers, too..but that’s next month! 🙂 ) If you’re not the celebrated one this holiday, but you’re looking for a special card for that special mother in your life…check out today’s featured shop, PlayaPaper. Recently opened in March, owner Vikki is based in Redondo Beach, CA, and currently has a small, but wonderful, selection of handmade Mother’s Day cards for sale. Why go with a generic, store bought card when you can get something handmade that really shows the thought that you’ve put into picking out a card? Here’s my top 5 favorite Mother’s Day Cards from PlayaPaper:
Mother’s Day Greeting Card with Lilac Floral Wreath, Matching Colored Envelope, Seal, Postage Stamp, and Personalized for the Recipient 
Mother’s Day Greeting Card with Floral Bouquet, Matching Colored Envelope, Seal, Postage Stamp, and Personalized for the Recipient
Best Cat Mom Ever Mother’s Day Greeting Card from the Cat Personalized with Matching Colored Envelope, Seal, and Postage Stamp 
Mother’s Day Greeting Card with Pink Floral Heart, Matching Colored Envelope, Seal, Postage Stamp, and Personalized for the Recipient
Mother’s Day Greeting Card with Pink Floral Wreath, Matching Colored Envelope, Seal, Postage Stamp, and Personalized for the Recipient 
Make sure to check out PlayaPaper on Etsy to see the rest of Vikki’s creations!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade!)
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: MecheleAnnaJewelry

Shopping for jewelry is fun…but shopping for jewelry that benefits a worthy cause? Even better! Meet Mechele Anna, owner of MecheleAnnaJewelry. Based in Red Bank, NJ, Mechele Anna handcrafts rings & pendants, with a portion of all sales going to local dog rescue groups. Recently opened in February, MecheleAnnaJewelry doesn’t have a lot of shop stock yet, but is constantly working on adding new items & improving the shop. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from MecheleAnnaJewelry:
Sterling Silver Nautical Necklace Abstract Coral Pendant. Fine Silver Abstract Pendant on Sterling Silver Chain 
Beautiful Fine Silver Designer Statement Ring. Show Stopper, Sterling Silver Cocktail Ring. Statement Ring, SIze 7.




Silver Dog Paw Pendant Necklace. Unique Sterling Fine SIlver Charm for Dog Lovers. 
Unique Sterling Silver Fine Cocktail Ring. Make a Statement with Classy, One-of-a-Kind Ring. Size 7




Unique Fine Silver Pendant Necklace With Ruby Red CZ. Sterling Silver Square Abstract Pendant- Sterling Silver Chain 
 Mechele Anna is adding new items frequently, so make sure to check in often to see what new items she has for sale!
Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade!)
-Katie

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: BaliCantik

Jewelry is a wonderful way to accessorize – to add flair to any outfit. Whether you prefer a simple, understated look or something colorful & over the top, there’s a perfect piece of jewelry out there for you…and today’s featured shop just might have it! Meet Ni Luh Anggraeni, owner of BaliCantik. BaliCantik is located in Gianyar, Bali and offers a wide array of jewelry options – from bone carved pendants, to earrings, rings and fake gauge earrings. Opened in March 2013, BaliCantik has an impressive 1100+ sales and glowing reviews. All of the reviews agree – BaliCantik’s products are beautiful & of wonderful quality. Here’s a very special 10 favorite items from today’s featured shop:
Hand Bone carving Ethnic Feather Necklace, Bone Feather Carving Jewelry 
Small Star Bone Dangle Earrings - Bali Handmade Jewelry



Hand Carved Circle Double Swirl Pendant  - Koru Maori Pendant Handmade Bone Jewelry 
Fake Piercing Wooden Tribal Earrings - Fake Gauge Wooden Earring - Fake Piercing Earring



Large Gothic Key Bone Pendant, Bali Bone Carving, unique handmade jewelry from Bali 
Flower Bone Ring, Bali Bone Carving Jewelry



Saba Rose Earrings, Wood earrings, Fake Plug Earring, Bali Unique Handmade Jewelry 
6g Gauge Earrings 4 mm MoP Fish Tail Gauge, Yellow Mother of Pearl Gauge Earrings



6G 4mm Pair of Coconut Wooden Gauges - Double Wing Design - Ethnic Organic Ear Gauge Hand Carved Body Art Jewelry 
One Pair Saba Rose Plug Earrings Wood Plug Earrings
Don’t forget to check out the rest of BaliCantik’s intricately carved items – you never know what gorgeous treasures you’ll find! 🙂 

Until next time…stay crafty (and shop handmade)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: SockOtter

I’m a huge fan of fun, colorful socks. If you took a look in my sock drawer, you’d see explosions of colors & patterns. So, it’s no surprise to me that I absolutely adore this next shop. Meet Kyle, owner of SockOtter. Based in Springville, UT, SockOtter only has a few items in stock, but certain makes up for it in quality. With an impressive 31 sales of the same 4 items, it’s no wonder that SockOtter has over 800 likes on Facebook! SockOtter is offering a special coupon code for CraftyGirl Creates readers – use code CRAFTYGIRL for 10% off! I usually list my top 5 favorites, but SockOtter only has 4 items in stock currently..and they’re all my favorite! So, here they are:
Cool Nautical Striped Socks - Fun, Casual or Dress Socks - Crazy Seagull Design 
Anchor Socks - Nautical - Fun, colorful socks - Dress Socks - casual socks




Polka Dot Socks-Fun, Casual or Dress Socks 
3 pair socks nautical combo pack- anchor, seagull, polka dot.
So, whether you’re a fan of colorful socks or know someone who is, you should check out SockOtter. 🙂 
Until next time…stay crafty (and shop handmade)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: OceanBouey

I don’t send mail or give out cards often, but when I do, I try to put a little extra thought into it. Mass produced cards are fine, but there are some times when you want an extra special card. And that’s where today’s featured shop, OceanBouey, comes in. Located in Honolulu, Hawaii, OceanBouey is locally owned & operated since 2007, and features 5×7 greeting cards from various local artists. OceanBouey’s greeting cards are handmade and perfect for many occasions. Here’s my top 5 favorites:


Beautiful Hula Expression 5x7 Greeting Card (Blank inside) 
5 x 7 Greeting Card by Saku




Hawaiian 5 x 7 Greeting Card 
Doris Duke's @ Cromwell's Beach, 5 x 7 Greeting Card by Bobbie Kennedy




Beautiful Plumeria 5x7 Greeting Card (Blank inside) 
Make sure to check out OceanBouey’s shop to see the rest of the beautiful greeting cards they have for sale. 🙂 
Until next time…stay crafty (and shop handmade)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: CalisherGlass

Today’s featured shop’s stock is brightly colored, one of a kind and handmade. Meet Kay, owner of CalisherGlass on Etsy. Kay has 20+ years of experience in creating one of a kind custom art glass pieces, with high quality materials and high artistic standards. Her creativity shines through in each piece that she makes, whether it’s jewelry, Passover Seder plates or more. Here’s my top 5 favorite items from CalisherGlass:
Glass mezuzah case in green, gold and coral dichroic glass with hand lettered 22K white gold shin 
Pink and gold fused dichroic glass geometric dangle earrings on sterling silver ear wires




Art glass wine and cheese serving set with wine bottle coaster and serving tray in sparkling aventurine green glass 
Dichroic fused glass teal earrings with gold tone ear wires




Passover seder plate in robins egg blue with whimsical pink, green, lavender and yellow glass ribbons, roses, swirls and dots 
CalisherGlass accepts custom orders, so if you don’t see exactly what you want, make sure to send Kay a message to create your own custom piece!

Until next time…stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie
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CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: ReverieDrift

Today’s featured Etsy shop is ReverieDrift, a vintage & handmade boutique that features designer-made leather goods, jewelry and more. Based in Los Angeles, CA, owner Lauren enjoys crafting items that celebrate the playful, dreamy feeling of summertime. You’ll find handcrafted dream catchers, leather pouches and more that effortlessly give off the summertime vibe, and would be the perfect addition to your collection. ReverieDrift accepts custom orders, and can also be found at ReverieDrift.com . Here’s my top 5 favorites from ReverieDrift:
BOHO ENVELOP CLUTCH, fringe, stitch work, handmade, natural cowhide, hippy fun for festival fashion! 
TRBAL MARKS White Leather Pouch Purse, black & white TOTE, braided strap with fringe, leather feather accent, medium size tote-shape




VERY CHIC small midnight blue fringe round-bottom bucket purse, fringe accent with brass chain strap, perfect size for an evening out! 
BUCKET STYLE large striped canvas and leather round-bottom bucket purse, bag, sack, beach bag, nautical style, handstitched and natural




CARMEL & GOLD STUDDED envelope fanny pack with fringe, waist or belt pouch, leather fringe and gold toned studs and conchos, snap closure 
Don’t forget to check out ReverieDrift to see the rest of their shop stock

Until next time…stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie
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