As you may know by now I love Thirsty Thursdays! I guess it's a throwback to long gone college days or perhaps it's just to signal and celebrate the coming weekend. The older I get, the more particular I am about my Thursday imbibe. Usually wine is the drink of choice - a nice … Continue reading Thirsty Thursday – Etsy Edition
Lately I've had crafting fever. I keep finding blog after blog after blog of yummy and delicious projects I really want to make. I've also been working on the wardrobe for my hubby's indie feature they're filming here in Wilmington. (The funny part about that is I don't sew!) It seems I'm being drawn towards … Continue reading Oh The Places You’ll Go
Today for my Etsy picks, I decided to visit some folks I discovered months and months and months ago - way back when my Etsy journey began. First, Times and Chimes is such a cute shop! They specialize in bird houses decorated with vintage and antique treasures - some are even made of reclaimed wood. … Continue reading Terrific Tuesday – Etsy Faves and Finds
Hello there - this is a feature that I started a ways back and am just now getting back into my blogging routine. Wednesday is that day of the week where things start looking up - the end of the week is in sight! For me as a 9-5'er it signifies almost being ME TIME. … Continue reading Adventures in Blogging
Hello everyone and please excuse my prolonged absence - I've been a bit under the weather and it has greatly inhibited my creativity. So here it is Thursday and I'm back with a bang! I've come up with an idea that I think is pretty cool and I hope you do too!! I'm calling it … Continue reading Etsy Buyer Seller Challenge
Over the past few months I have sort of immersed myself in the whole handmade movement. Here I was this whole time (years and years) creating handmade goods and never realizing just how many others like me were out there. Now, through the magic of the internet, I have found places like Etsy, Art Fire, … Continue reading My latest venture – Handmade North Carolina!
One of my favorite handmade artisans I've come across so far is my lady DeShawn Marie. Her handmade soaps are out of this world. Fresh and exciting combinations with wholesome and natural ingredients. I bought my first bar of the Sugar Lime and can't wait to try lots of others! She also has a super cool … Continue reading A Lovely Handmade Gift Idea
Hello there! With Mondays being reserved for my Art Fire Faves, it's only fair that I pay homage to Etsy as well. There are so many talented folks out there, these are just a few (in random order) I have found and love. I really love these adorable handmade, lampwork beads at Maybeads. Who wouldn't love … Continue reading Terrific Tuesday – Etsy Faves!
I've decided to make Monday my new Favorite day for findings on Art Fire. These are in no particular order, just some things I have found that I love and want to share. Enjoy! Mini Mushrooms for your planters! OMG, these are so adorable. From Mudpuppy. Pear and Leaf Handcarved Stamp I really want these for … Continue reading Monday Art Fire Faves!
This is my first tutorial but I think it's a good one. There are plenty of places (jewelry supplies) on the web where you can go to purchase pre-made earring and necklace cards. What fun is that? If you're making handmade jewelry, why not extend it to include your display? Here is a very simple … Continue reading Tutorial – How to Make Earring Cards to Display Your Work