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! The new posts will feature information about the shop, owner, products and fun facts about the … Continue reading Introducing new, streamlined shop features!
Just a quick note… This weekend, or early next week, I’ll be adding new items! I have some wonderful handmade crochet washcloths to list, and I also have several skeins of discontinued Red Heart yarn to list! Here’s a quick list of what I’ve got… 1 Red Heart Hokey Pokey yarn in Spearmint3 Red Heart Bright & Lofty yarn in Snowcone6 Red Heart Light & … Continue reading New Items Coming Soon….
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
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
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!
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! 🙂 Katie Continue reading Scrap Yarn Crochet : Free Floral Bookmark Pattern
I stumbled across this adorable pattern a few days ago, and I thought I’d share! The 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
So, tomorrow is my 26th birthday. Woohoo! 🙂 My ultimate birthday wish would be to sell out the contents of my shop..yes, you heard me. All of it! So, in hopes of doing that AND in honor of my birthday, I wanted to offer ya’ll a special deal. Use coupon code BIRTHDAYSALE14 at CraftyGirl Merchandise for 26% off your order of $2 or more! … Continue reading Happy Birthday Eve to Me!
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.
I’ve recently listed a few lots of supplies for sale (more to come in the future, I’m sure!) and I thought I would share them with you. =) Assorted Plastic Canvas Circles – Mixed Lot Plastic Canvas – $9 Assorted Lot of Metallic Cord – Pink, Green, Purple – Darice Brand – Mixed Lot Cord – $6 Until next time…stay crafty!-Katie Continue reading Supplies for sale!
Recently, I decided to branch out into supplies…namely, supplies I wasn’t using! I have (admittedly) way too much yarn, and since I’m spring cleaning, it made sense to me to post it for sale. =) Here are some of the items I’ve listed: Red Heart Rambling Rose Acrylic Yarn – 2 Skeins – $6 Berella Sportspun Acrylic Yarn in Rosebud – 4 skeins – $8 … Continue reading Yarn for sale!
With warmer weather coming, I decided to expand my product line. Meet my newest project: Crocheted baby sandals! These adorable sandals are white and taupe, with a green heart shaped button on each. They were adapted from several patterns I saw online; notably, the top part of the sandal was adapted from a pattern on Jay’s Boutique Blog, and the soles of the sandals are … Continue reading Coming soon….
I thought I would take a break from all of the website and Etsy reviews to show ya’ll what a typical day in my life is like. This week is a little bit different than the norm, since I’m on a twice daily antibiotic at the moment. So, there is a LOT of sleeping going on. 🙂 But other than that, things are about the … Continue reading A Day in the Life of CraftyGirl
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
The other day, I was playing around with a photo editing software, coming up with a new background for my computer desktop. (I know, I’m a nerd). And I had a wonderful idea! Printable wall art! Now, Etsy is saturated with a lot of different printables, but I thought I would give it a try. 🙂 So far I have three designs, and I’m working … Continue reading CraftyGirl’s New Product Line!