Why I Shop on Etsy & Our Everything Etsy Holiday Gift Guide

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Why I shop on Etsy… The shopping frenzy has started and I bet you’ve had your share of busy stores!  Shopping on Etsy has so many advantages over the big stores…and of course it makes you super cool.  When someone loves their gift and asks how you found something so perfect, you can tell them… [read more]

Buttons & Badges Giveaway {$50 Gift Certificate}

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Buttons & Badges sent me this super beautiful supply of buttons and I can’t get over their cuteness! These little pin back buttons would be extra cute added to the top of a gift, or use them as a stocking stuffer this year. You can choose your style of back on your order.  They’re incredibly… [read more]

DIY Thanksgiving Ideas–Free Printables!

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Have you printed any of these amazing Thanksgiving Printables yet???  What’s stopping you??? You can get ready for a fabulous Thanksgiving Day with these free printables to make entertaining a breeze….from cute to classy, you will LOVE these!  It’s so easy to print out exactly what you need right at home. Click here to see… [read more]

7 Halloween Party Printables {free}

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Halloween is such a fun time of the year!  What’s not to love about playing dress up and getting lots of candy??? I’ve gathered some festive party printables for all those school parties and neighborhood get togethers this Halloween.  It’s amazing what you can do with a free printable and a little time. Check these… [read more]

HorseFeathers–Beautiful Handmade Jewelry Giveaway {$100 Gift Certificate}

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When I found HorseFeathers jewelry I knew I had to share this shop with you!  They have an amazing selection of pretty thing.  It’s a fun, colorful shop that rocks! Chelsea and her mom Tammy work together to create beautiful vintage inspired jewelry you will love!  Their style is relaxed and fresh with colorful bracelets,… [read more]

7 Simple Scarf Patterns to Sew

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Fall is here and there’s nothing like a pretty scarf to add something special to your outfit.  Make a few for yourself and some for your friends.  They make fabulous gifts for the person that has everyone…you know someone like that, don’t you? You can upcyle old shirts or use your favorite fabric…just do it! … [read more]

Painted Seashell Accessories– Polka Dot Chair

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Hello! My name is Melissa Mortenson and I’m the girl behind the Polka Dot Chair Blog! My blog, named after a chair in my craft room is in it’s 6th year of sharing creative ideas with readers! I’m so excited to be here today to share with you this fun summer craft idea!    These… [read more]