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Dunstable Artisans 21st Annual Art Show and Sale

Earlier this year I was honored to become a member of the Dunstable Artisans, a local group of extremely talented and diverse artisans. This past weekend was the annual art show. I was honored to be a participant in this show, however, I have to be honest and tell you that I was more than a bit nervous. I have ... Read More »

Etsy News – Listing Pages Are Going Wide -Update

{ Update}  The wide listing pages is now live for all to see! Check your shop!    Original post 9-29-10 Along with the wider shop view, Etsy just announced that each listing page will soon have a new wider look!    You can check out a preview HERE.  I think it looks awesome… more focus on the product! sean11 from Etsy ... Read More »

Recycled Earbud Jewelry

Years before I became more eco conscious with my everyday living and eventually crafting ideas, I wanted to create something new and funky with recycled iPod and Stereo headphone earbuds. I would see discarded ones in the streets all the time, not to mention I hated when one of the speakers always died out! I was also concerned if it ... Read More »

Ying and Yang Crocheted Fingerless Gloves

These gloves are perfect if you want to look different this winter. Made from a very soft acrylic yarn, they are crocheted with a tight stitch so they will be especially warm. One glove is chocolate with pale gray trim, the other is pale gray with a chocolate trim. Visit The Empty Nest to find out more about these gorgeous ... Read More »

The Great Handcar Regatta 2010 One big Thank You

By now countless blogs and Facebook posts have been floating across the internet. Newspapers have written their stories, and flickr is overflowing with pictures from the three extremely successful and wonderful events fondly known as the Great Handcar Regatta. I have enjoyed all the ‘posts’ and have loved the pictures, stories and videos that have been so generously shared by the ... Read More »

Crafty Connections- October 22th

Hello hello!!! I’d like to welcome to this week’s Crafty Connections! Each and every week I scour the interwebs and gather the best tutorials, tips, other helpful links to help with your handmade craft business. In addition, I’ll post links to cool crafts I’ve seen, and blogs I think are worth following. Enjoy! Natural Craft- Natural Felt Acorns These felt ... Read More »

Wood & wool in greige

‘Wood & wool in greige ~ ~ ~’ by newivystyle ~ for the love of natural materials like wood & wool~ for the love of a natural colour palette,~ rich in beiges and greys & off whites. Enjoy happy cocooning times & keep warm Custom Guest Book Puzzle, 17… BellaPuzzlesTo… $510.00 Balls of Twine TheOldRedHen $7.50 Wrist Cuff Wallet – ... Read More »

Honda Features Etsy On Their Facebook Fan Page

As part of their Kicking Out the Ladder week, Honda featured Etsy today on their Facebook Fan page!  Check out the wall post… be sure to like the post and leave a comment!!! Help spread the word… give this post a Tweet, like it on Facebook, bookmark it, or even write a blog post about it!  If you tweet be ... Read More »

Fresh Mint

‘Fresh mint’ by onor Light Seafoam Green Textured… mojospastyle $65.00 Vanilla and cream dress with… MyLolaFashion $75.00 new mint green dahlia vintag… snapcrafty $2.95 lucy, original drawing artfields $50.00 Double D – Leather Belt AyeletShachar $35.00 50s Mint Green Day Dress- La… exquisitebones $38.00 6 BAGS FLAVORED Organic Coff… katherynmd $78.00 Miniature Kokeshi Doll ,Morn… efiwarsh $40.00 Balls Bowl sevilyadesign ... Read More »

Thursdays Inspiration – Spooky

Halloween is just around the corner (only 10 days away!) Have you decided what you’re going to be yet? (I haven’t yet…) To help get you in the Halloween spirit, here’s some spooky inspiration! 1. Bernard, Halloween Ghostie, Happy Halloween needle felted Ghost 2. Grackle No. 1 – fine art black and white bird photography print 3. Twinkle, twinkle little ... Read More »

Crafty in the Kitchen

‘Crafty in the Kitchen’ by zinniapea Unique designs to spice up your kitchen 2 Recycled Glass Spout Bottl… BreadandBadger $48.00 Puzzle Two Spoons Set GoodWoodDogs $48.00 Green Dessert Recipe Album npate $35.00 Charcuterie Cutting Board in… grayworksdesig… $52.00 how bout cookin farouche $30.00 Mangolicious Delight Tapas C… atelierBB $49.00 bluish green salt pig – hand… Dovecotedesign $28.00 Spice Rack with ... Read More »

NOVEMBER Sunset

‘NOVEMBER Sunset’ by katherynmd enjoy these AWESOME artists/sellers items, please visit their shops for great gift ideas for the holidays!”Time To Make Your List & Buy” SNOW AND SUNSET (20X16 INCHE… serdomania $500.00 Hand Embroidery. Jack o Lant… merriweatherco… $25.00 REAL RUDDY DAGGER WING BUTTE… REALBUTTERFLYG… $29.99 Vintage Marx Toy Typewriter,… calloohcallay $55.00 Mom’s AMBER and Silver … Momsvintagetre… $18.00 ... Read More »

Reusable and Washable Lunch Bag – A Green Project

Paper bags are costly to the environment, and reusable bags can help us all be better stewards.  This little lunch bag is an easy skill builder and practical, too.  It makes a great gift and allows you to use your imagination as well as your leftover scraps.  I made this one for my daughter’s birthday.  It is 10” x 6” ... Read More »

50 Questions For Etsy Sellers

So you sell on Etsy? How well do you know Etsy.. and yourself as a seller? I created 50 Questions for Etsy Sellers to pick your brain, make you think, and even help you with your Etsy shop! It is packed full of the latest up to date info, and there are even places to promote your shop, Blog, Twiiter, ... Read More »

Falling for Fall

‘falling for fall’ by Simag The falling leaves and changing colors are finally here,my favorite time of the year.. from hot apple cider.. pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin spice latte .Enjoy Baby and Toddler Autumn Fire… baby2bnashvill… $26.00 Mixed Metal Fall Leaf Neckla… LittleGreenRoo… $60.00 6 Felted Orange Yellow And G… NewMoonCrochet $12.00 CUSTOM bearded beanie RESERV… taraduff $ SET of ... Read More »

Winter Tree

‘Winter Tree’ by urbanwanderer Vinyl Wall Decal Sticker Art… NouWall $80.00 On Sale Living Steel Jewelry… TimothyAdamDes… $76.00 Skeleton Tree Moleskine . Po… shoofly $12.00 Winter Wine Glasses and Matc… marywibis $75.00 HANDPAINTED WINTER TREE WITH… UrbanAccentHom… $179.00 Winter Tree Photo Pendant – … pinglebell $6.99 Grey TREES Tshirt FOREST Gra… CritterJitters $18.00 Glass Rectangle Candle Holde… daydreemdesign… $26.50 Forest ... Read More »