Monday Etsy Madness

by Susan Myers on August 9, 2010

I want to take some time out each week and feature some awesome crafts for sale on Etsy.  Yep, I have an Etsy shop.  But I just want to show you some of my competition.  Because you would be amazed at the things that are out there.  So much talent!  Etsy is a virtual craft show.  Even better than an actual craft show because you don’t have to deal with crowds, whiney kids, the summer heat, long lines and the parking fees.  The only thing you miss out on by going to Etsy is maybe the slaw dogs and funnel cakes.  But some sacrifices are worth it.  Just think about all those extra calories you are saving…

Since we are stuck in the midst of a major heat wave here in Atlanta, I thought I’d go with the theme of the sun.  It seemed fitting.  So check out the links below, stop by and visit and show them some love!

Absoluteglass195- Lemon Tree
This piece is part of a garden series using found objects. They used metal frogs, a lemon tree from a wine bottle and a pressed sun face. I love the movement in this piece and the combination between bright and soft colors. This piece is hung with picture frame wire and comes with a brass cup hook to hang from. The dimensions are: 13″ x 17 1/4″   Wouldn’t this look amazing with the sun shining through it?  I have done stained glass before and I am in awe of this amazing talent – $250.00  http://www.absoluteglass.com/

Raineedawn Sundries Shop
Sun Shower Soap….Smells like summer! Top notes of lily and citrus supported by a clean powdery base. This fragrance oil is infused with natural essential oils, including Geranium.  Creamy Coconut Milk and freshly peeled Aloe Vera make this an awesome soap! Rich, creamy lather. Fresh Aloe lends it’s healing properties to skin issues such as acne, eczema and simple sun burn.   $1.95  This shop, out of Florida, offers a huge variety of soaps and skin care products.  Can’t beat this price for an wonderful gift.  Also- check out their awesome shipping discounts!

LaurenAlexander
Lauren Alexander is a painter/teacher out of Kansas City.  This listing is for an original painting titled Morning, Sunshine. It is painted on 140lb watercolor paper with bright warm colors perfect for your home, nursery, child’s room, whatever room, office, or any mat and frame. This cozy owl will brighten your day! The painting is 3.5″x5″ in size and fits in that size standard frame. It is signed and dated on the back and will ship with extreme care. Feel free to get in touch with any questions.  So cute!!  Wouldn’t this look sweet in a nursery?  $35.00 
http://laurenalexanderart.blogspot.com/
 

Dirt Kicker Pottery- by Cindy Gilliland from Nevada
Sedona Sunshine Dipping Bowl Set- Wheel thrown stoneware. Decorated with “Sunshine” handmade bisque stamp appliques. Finished in Sedona translucent glaze.  Perfect for small deserts, dipping, condiments, ingredients, ring holder, change dish or what ever you choose.   Approximate size: 1.5 inches tall, 4.25 inches wide. Food, microwave and dishwasher safe.  What a great gift!  $25.00  http://dirtkickerpottery.com/

 
Sueandsew- Sue out of Oshkosh, WI- Sun printed Cotton Fabric
This is a one of a kind sun printed 100% cotton fabric cut. The fabric started as a white quilter’s solid fat quarter. This fabric has a soft hand and works well for hand piecing and quilting as well as machine sewing. The paint has been heat set and is washable. The colors in this piece are turquoise, blue, and green. I hope it will inspire you to make something beautiful.  $4.00
 

Country Home Scents Home Scents out of Woodland, WA
Summer Days Melting Tart Sampler…A perfect blend on summertime fragrances that will make your home feel sunny! In your sampler you will receive one of each of these summer inspired scents!  Fun in the Sun…A wonderful summer blend of boysenberries, and strawberries with a touch of soft vanilla! Pool Side…A fusion of sparkling mineral water and fresh ozone. A touch of blue jasmine and amber create a refreshing splash!  Black Cherry Crush…Juicy black cherries mixed with a hint of sun ripened raspberries!  Strawberry Shortcake…The soft scent of fresh strawberries, vanilla cake and whipped cream! An irresistible fragrance that will make you smile! Summer Days…A wonderful blend of peach, orange and cranberry that is sure to delight your senses! Makes you feel like summer! Juicy Watermelon…experience the aroma of a favorite summertime treat! The perfect watermelon scent! Not too sweet but perfectly ripe!  $5.75

Daphnenen- Daphne from New York- Fun with the Yellow Sun- Large Pleated Bag
This cool and hard to miss bag is the perfect solution for a day that you need or want to carry half of your house with you, but still like to do it with style.  Made from high quality 100% cotton fabric.
Handcrafted to be extremely strong and durable, yet lightweight -The interior of the bag is fully-lined with yellow heavy cotton and has three large pockets -two open pockets on one side and one zippered pocket on the other side.  The size of the handbag is: 12.5-18 inches wide, 14 inches high- $69.00

iworkartwork - Irma- out of Florida
Beautiful polymer clay mosaic mirror on wood, “Twist”, measures 8 x 8 x 1/2in. Removable mirror. Peg stand and wall hanger. Backing is painted in acrylic silver and covered with poliuretane for durability.  The mirror has unique features such as distinctive lettering, hand stamped tiles, beads, ceramic tiles and acrylic stones, some tiles are hand painted.  $50.00

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1 Pizza Delivery Bags September 16, 2011 at 8:35 pm

i like this site it is very nice
Pizza Delivery Bags

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2 Anonymous August 9, 2010 at 9:21 pm

Thank you very much for including my mirror.
You have a such a happy blog, so different!

Irma Galindo

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3 Suzy August 9, 2010 at 7:03 pm

I love her bag too! Doesn't is make you want to smile? She is very popular it seems as her bags sell rather quickly.

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4 DirtKicker Pottery August 9, 2010 at 4:44 pm

Lovely Blog! Thanks for including my Sunshine Bowls :)
I'm just in love with the Fun with the Yellow Sun- Large Pleated Bag.
~ Cindy

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5 Froggie August 9, 2010 at 4:18 pm

"Lemon Tree" is gorgeous!

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