Monday Etsy Madness- More great gift ideas!

It’s another Monday Etsy Madness!  With the holidays right around the corner, I wanted to take this opportunity to promote all the hard working Etsy artisans, who have stocked their amazing shops with even more amazing wares.  Remember to support your local artist and consider buying hand made this year.  You are supporting a real person and not a huge conglamorate!  So come see what I found!

Miniature Wild Horse Terrarium by Doodle Bird Imaginariums #Etsy

Miniature Wild Horse TerrariumDoodle Bird Imaginariums– Patricia from Eagan, MN
Inside a glass teardrop bud vase is a miniature beach scene made up of fresh live moss, mini horse figurine, and soft white sand.  Easy care; no sun/fertilizer required. Choose from black adult, brown adult, or foal. Fun and easy to assemble. Dimensions are 4″ wide by 4″ high.  Comes with a free mini spray bottle for easy watering.  $36.00

Reindeer Christmas Gift Tags by Mari Designs #Etsy
Reindeer Christmas Gift TagsMari Designs
Adorn all of your gifts with these special handmade gift card tags, unique and custom made. Tags measure: 4″ x 2 3/8″. Set of 5  $4.50

Woodland Animals Diaper Cake by Dianna's Diaper Cakes #Etsy

Woodland Animals Diaper Cake- Dianna’s Diaper Cakes– Harker Heights, TX
Baby Diaper Cake in a Woodland Animals theme would be created using 50 Luvs sz. 1 diapers, 3 handmade flannel burpcloths, and 6 die cut card stock woodland animals made by ThePaperCubby (Etsy shop), and a handmade fox rattle by kirstinrowan (an Etsy shop). Attached to a 12″ faux silver scalloped edge cake plate, wrapped with burp cloths, layered with green wired ribbon and the die cuts. Tier tops decorated with mixed paper shred, wrapped in protective cellophane, decorated with mixed curling ribbons (like the picture but of course with the fox on top), and a gift tag. Measures approx. 11″ x 17″ to the top of the fox.  You would receive your baby diaper cake intact, adorable, and ready for gifting!  $63.99

Alan the Christmas Reindeer Necklace by Big Bad Wolf Designs #Etsy

Alan the Christmas Reindeer NecklaceBig Bad Wolf Design– London, England
Alan is back for Christmas 2012, here is with a Tibetan silver snowflake charm on an 18″ chain with a lobster clasp. He would make an unusual and quirky secret santa gift or stocking filler. Alan has a contrasting coloured heart which pops out so you can swap it with a different colour. We include an extra heart with each necklace. Alan measures 44 x 44mm (1.7 x 1.7″). Alan will arrive gift-wrapped in tissue all ready to give this Christmas and he is also available plain and unadorned in a separate listing.  $16.24 USD

Amber Teardrop Earrings by Arizona Wired Elegance #Etsy

Amber Teardrop EarringsArizona Wired Elegance– Ryan and Charlene from Tuscon, AZ
Chosen for their rich amber color, these translucent stones are wrapped in sterling silver.  Their designs are tailored to the individual stones so that their natural beauty is highlighted. Every component of each piece is handmade and securely faceted with sterling silver.  Each Amber Earring measures approximately 1” (1.905 cm) x 0.5” (1.27 cm) and are attached to silver plated, hypoallergenic hooks. Amber is linked with creativity and is also considered helpful when following your dreams.  All pieces are shipped securely in a gift box. $25.00

Wolf iPad Sleeve by Boutique ID #Etsy

Wolf iPad SleeveBoutique ID– Isabelle from Montreal, Canada
This wolf iPad sleeve fits the iPad with Retina display (4th generation), the New iPad (3rd generation), iPad 2 and iPad 1. It is made with 100% wool design felt. The flap is attached with a metal button. Details are made with 100% wool felt. The sparkles in the eyes are added by Swarovski rhinestones. There is a useful pocket at the front of the sleeve to carry your small accessories.  The sleeve is lined with black 100% cotton and two D-rings allow you to transform it into a small messenger bag. The strap is included with the sleeve. Design wool felt is an eco-friendly, sustainable and renewable material and it is perfect to protect your iPad since it is shock absorbent and water repellent. Felt thickness is 3mm or 1/8 inch. $76.00

Crochet Pattern Owl Granny Squares- Aterg Crochet– Greta from Harlingen, Netherlands
These granny squares and owls create a lovely blanket!  The pattern of this owl granny square is a step by step tutorial in US terminology completed with detailed pictures.  The list of used stitches is translated in Dutch, UK English and German crochet terms to make starting easier.  With this tutorial you can decide your own measurements for a blanket/afghan/plaid. Measurements:  granny square = 4.7 x 4.7 inch / 12 x 12 cm, granny owl = 4.7 x 6.7 inch / 12 x 17 cm. $3.85 USD

Feather Butterfly Pendant by Little Amber #Etsy

Feather Pendant Butterfly NecklaceLittle Amber– Cerkno, Slovenia
This butterfly pendant is made of stunning trimmed goose and peacock feathers. The back side of the feathers is strengthened with fabric to make the pendant more durable and pleasent to wear. Dimensions: Total Length: approximately 4cm or 1,57″. The length of the chain is 45cm. Each butterfly pendant comes in an handmade recycled cardboard gift-box. $23.00

Sweet Pea Gourmet Soap by The Abbey James Company #Etsy

Sweet Pea Gourmet SoapThe Abbey James Company– Aurora, OH
Their soaps are all handmade the old-fashioned, cold process way with the best combo of oils and butters and coconut milk to give you smooth creamy lather, tons of bubbles (especially when used on a bath pouf/scrubbie) and ultimate moisturization. You won’t go back to commercial soaps! Listing is for one 4.5-5.25oz bar of Sweet Pea Gourmet Soap.  $6.75

Heart in Hand Friend Pendant by Sentimental Stones #Etsy

Heart in Hand Friend Square PendantSentimental Stones– Kimberly from Spokane, WA
Their tumbled marble pendants are light weight and easy to wear with just about anything. Neutral colors make it elegant and casual at the same time. A one inch square pendant that is handcrafted with natural tumbled marble protected with a layer of semi-gloss sealant.  One 25 inch length ball chain is automatically included.  The length can be shortened with a wire cutter or scissors. $15.00

Olde Red Rooster Sign by Mockingbird Primitive #Etsy

Olde Red Rooster SignMockingbird Primitive– Debbie and Greg from Springfield, MO
This sign measures 10 1/2 ” X 20 1/2″ . It is distressed and finished to give an old look. It would look great in a primitive, country or rustic home decor. A Great look for your kitchen.Your sign arrives ready to hang with a hanger on the back.  $21.95

Screen Printed Peacock Scarf by Michelle Brusgaarde #Etsy
Screen Printed Peacock Scarf- Made by Michelle Brusgaarde– Grand Forks, ND
This is a splashy big jersey scarf made by american apparel. It measures 93″ x 16.” They screen-printed their peacock feathers design in a aqua blue on each end. The jersey is soft and olive green. It’s light weight but can doubled up many times to keep you cozy…the perfect year-round scarf.  $25.00

Nice right?  So please take a few moments and show these shops some love!