Introducing new, streamlined shop features!

I love featuring Etsy shops on my blog – it’s such a great way to see items for sale from all around the world. I’m so pleased to be able to introduce new, steamlined shop features – all of the information you need, arranged in the best reader-approved format!Β  The new posts will feature information about the shop, owner, products and fun facts about the … Continue reading Introducing new, streamlined shop features!

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LavaGifts

While creating a team treasury (that you can find here.) the other day on Etsy, I came across LavaGifts, a wonderful Etsy shop that creates custom, handmade wedding cake toppers and baby shower cake toppers. They are SO adorable! If I had known about LavaGifts when Alex and I were getting married, I would’ve loved to have purchased a topper from them (There’s still always … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LavaGifts

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FMMMaterialGirl

Owner Joanna of Etsy shop FMMMaterialGirl loves creating quirky and beautiful items for her shop, including aprons, bibs, badge reels and more. Open since January 2012, FMMMaterialGirl also offers destash items and pet bandanas. Here are a few of her items that caught my eye: Hot Stuff Flames Bandana, $1.89+ Retro Vintage Graphic Print Style Full Bib Apron, $37.85 Reversible Cup Cosy Sleeve in Upcycled … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: FMMMaterialGirl

CraftyGirl’s Featured Pattern: Red Heart Heavenly Lace Knit Wristers!

Red Heart has a LOT of free patterns to choose from, and is one of my go-to destinations when I feel like trying a new project. Here’s a pattern I came across today: The Heavenly Lace Knit Wristers pattern is one I’m sure to try if I ever pick up knitting! I really like the pink/purple color of the yarn they used.. What do you … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Pattern: Red Heart Heavenly Lace Knit Wristers!

Scrap Yarn Crochet : Free Floral Bookmark Pattern

In my browsing today, I came across this super cute Free Crochet Floral Bookmark Pattern, from the blog Scrap Yarn Crochet. Blogger Cherie Durbin, from North Carolina, shares with us a pattern for one of her projects with scrap yarn, the crochet floral bookmark. Here’s a picture of her completed work: Be sure to check out the pattern here. Stay crafty! πŸ™‚ Katie Continue reading Scrap Yarn Crochet : Free Floral Bookmark Pattern

CraftyGirl’s Featured Project: Carrot Carryall Drawstring Pouch

I stumbled across this adorable pattern a few days ago, and I thought I’d share!Β  TheΒ  Free Carrot Carryall Crochet Pouch pattern is adorable, and I’ve already made one and just love it! Here’s the pattern owner’s picture of the finished product: Isn’t it so cute?! I think it would be perfect for little Easter or spring gifts, or even just for a little girl … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Project: Carrot Carryall Drawstring Pouch

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole should be classified as a drug.

I’m only slightly kidding here, folks. I am a BIG fan of chicken and broccoli casserole, and the lack of leftovers prove my point. What’s chicken and broccoli casserole, you may ask? Well, bear with me…when I first heard what was in it, I didn’t think it could possibly be good. But boy, how wrong I was. Chicken and broccoli casserole must be a southern … Continue reading Chicken and Broccoli Casserole should be classified as a drug.

CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LaceWigSeller888

Creativity isn’t always limited to traditional arts and crafts projects. Creativity abounds in many, many different tasks, projects and items, even items that don’t seem to be crafty. Basically, the ability to create, in whatever form, is something that should be celebrated.And when that creativity is channeled, wonderful products can come out of it. Today’s featured shop, LaceWigSeller888, specializes in..you guessed it…lace wigs! What are … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s Featured Shop: LaceWigSeller888