15 Great Reasons to Start an Etsy Shop

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When I see someone making beautiful things I instantly want to share why they NEED an Etsy shop!  Not in a pushy way…but in a helpful, eye-opening kind of way.  Are you a creative person that likes the idea of selling some of your pretty things?  Etsy is the perfect spot for you to share… [read more]

Spring Etsy Finds in Robin’s Egg Blue

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There’s something about the beginning of spring and Robin’s Egg Blue that makes me feel like the season is full of beautiful possibilities!  I want to decorate my whole house with spring colors, but a touch of this lovely blue in every room will do wonders.  Do you have a favorite spring color? Enjoy this… [read more]

Your Invitation to Join Us on Handmade Tickle!

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This is is one of the biggest and most exciting projects we’ve ever worked on and it has been worth every minute of it! We would like to introduce you to Handmade Tickle, a brand new place for makers to learn, grow, and love the art of blogging. If you’ve ever thought about starting a… [read more]

16 Packaging Ideas for Etsy Sellers

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Etsy sellers create some of the prettiest packaging ever!  First impressions make an impact, and everyone loves to open up a box to find something wrapped with a little extra care and love. Awesome packaging can really make your products stand out!  When I’m shopping on Etsy pretty packaging can be that final little nudge… [read more]

Sweet Hearts on Etsy {Etsy Love}

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You’ll love all the creative Valentine’s Day goodies on Etsy!  Hearts are a symbol of love, and there’s a ton of handmade hearts waiting for you.  In just a few clicks they’ll be sent right to your door…I big puffy heart that!! Enjoy these sweet heart Etsy finds… Crochet Heart Garland – Alice Remembers Glitter… [read more]

7 DIY Business Card Holders

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Creative DIY business card holders are a fun way to express your style as you share your cards with friends.  I have a few that I use because I have a hard time deciding on just one!  You might have the same problem after you see this awesome collection of DIY business card holders that… [read more]

Jane Austen Knits Magazine Featured Our Tote Bag!

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Are you a Jane Austen fan?  Love to Knit?  Well, this magazine is for you! We were thrilled to have our Jane Austen tote bag featured in this issue of Jane Austen Knits! I knew they might feature this bag from our Handmade & Craft Etsy shop but I didn’t know for sure, and I… [read more]

Get Organized–My New Filofax Planner

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My Customized Filofax Planner This year is off to a great start!  My new Filofax planner has taken my organization to new levels…and that’s an awesome thing when you’re trying to balance a family, homeschooling, an Etsy shop and blogging.  I’m sure you have your own list of things you juggle on a daily basis,… [read more]

Felt Ornament Patterns on Sale!

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Homemade Christmas Ornaments are always beautiful!  They make fabulous gifts for friends and a pretty way to top of a package.  This Mimi Mermaid Pattern is one of my Felt Sewing Patterns from my Etsy shop, Handmade and Craft. I’ve always loved felt and felt ornaments make me smile!  I enjoy making them and giving… [read more]

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]

Everything Etsy Holiday Gift Guide–No. 6

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Let the holiday shopping begin! This season be the one with the most unique and personalized gifts under the tree…shop on Etsy!  There’s something for everyone on your list and it’s all delivered right to your door.  That’s my favorite way to shop during this busy time of year.  Handmade and vintage gifts rule! ———-… [read more]

Win a Custom Clock! {Giveaway by Shannybeebo}

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Looking for the perfect clock for your home?  Want a unique gift for a friend?  Shannybeebo has an amazing selection of custom clocks for any style home!  I have this beautiful clock from Shannybeebo and I love, love, love it! Most are created using old records…super cool! Take a look at a few below and… [read more]