September 3, 2009




Coriander in Pink - Maryjane

These sweet little mary janes can be found at GRACIOUS MAY

"Perfect for infants and even toddlers these shoes feature a lightly padded leather sole and are perfect for baby (or toddler) on-the-go!

Pink coriander print (Amy Butler) with a velcro strap closure across the ankle . (also available in green coriander)"

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September 2, 2009

The Keeper

This amazing necklace can be found at OPULENT ODDITIES

"He was the last of his family's line, no children, and at his age, no chance of having one. And he was the keeper. The keeper of the family secrets, that knowledge that will rot and fester within him.

A beautiful art deco pocket watch from the 1940s is the focus of this piece. The watch crystal is a bit yellowed from age, and the pocket watch no longer works, but its still makes a lovely statement across your chest. I've added three Victorian skeleton keys and a 1920s smoky chandelier prism to tell my story. Its on a gun metal chain with a silver lobster clasp.

The pocket watch measures 2.5inches/6.5cms.
The chain measures 19.75inches/50cms"

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September 1, 2009

School Girl doll in green

This sweet little dolly can be found at MIMI KIRCHNER

"This little girl is all ready for school or a day out in Autumn. She has brown eyes, brown hair in braids and peach skin color. She is wearing a fair isle sweater in heathery shades of green and brown and a brown wool skirt. She has a jaunty green cashmere neck scarf to keep out the chill in the fall air. She has light green stockings and brown boots. She is carrying a red shoulder bag for all her important school supplies. She is made of recycled wool sweaters and clothing. She is jointed at the hips and shoulders. The face is hand embroidered and appliqued. She is a little more then 20 inches (52 cm) tall. Original design, one of a kind, little girl doll made from recycled, washed and felted wool. Each doll comes with an attached signature tag.
This doll is an art or display piece and is not intended for rough play. The doll is stuffed with high quality polyester stuffing. Please email me if you need more information about this doll. Thanks!"

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I don't do...laundry

This adorable necklace can be found at THE BLUE DRESS

"I am in loooove with this new piece!! My favorite pieces have always been those with a message, a little bit of attitude or lot to look at. This piece has all three. This is part of my new line of domestic protest pieces, look for more in my shop and more to come.

I don't know about you but there are just some days I feel like boycotting mundane household chores...on those days I usually make jewelry instead. :-) The other day I was pulling apart a hanger to use as a household tool and I was inspired.

This piece was handcrafted from sterling silver and has been oxidized to darken the silver and bring out the details. The "charms" have been soldered in place, I decided to make them look like they were free flowing but to solder them in place to make sure the message was always prominent.

Wouldn't this make a cute gift for a new bride?? a cute little inside joke between friends.

The pendant measures 2 1/2" long and hangs on a 19" sterling silver chain which uses a hand made hook and eye style closure."

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Print -A Natural Born Photographer

This adorable print can be found at HINE

"A DIGITAL PRINT from my original needle felt doll sculpture, printed on heavyweight high-resolution photo matte paper (230 gsm) with a high quality Canon ink jet printer.

Titled and signed in pencil on the back bottom.

Image : about 8 1/4" x 6 1/4" (21 x 15.8 cm), paper size 11" x 8 1/2"

It ships flat in a cardboard envelope and protected by a plastic sleeve."

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August 31, 2009

Limited Edition Print - Ta Dah No. 3/25

This AMAZING mixed media piece can be found at TUMBLE FISH STUDIO

"This is a print of a 5 x 7 collage using a face from, a body from, boots from a catalog, wings from, and handmade wand and hat. The background pieces are from All pieces were slightly altered digitally before printing and then carefully trimmed. The only parts hand-colored in this piece are the skin of the legs, arms, face, star on wand, and hat.

The print is made on premium paper with HP Vivera inks, fade resistant for over 50 years. The print will be signed and numbered on the back. It does not include a mat - print is sent "naked" in a cellophane envelope.

It is sized perfectly to fit in your own mat with a 5 x 7 opening and will fit in the 8 x 10 frame of your choice."

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August 28, 2009

LOVE scrabble tile pillows

These amazing pillows can be found at Pillow Happy

"everyone needs a little love, right? that's what prompted me to make these scrabble tile pillow covers! the cover is a neutral cotton fabric, the letter made from a soft black fleece (handstitched) along with a handstitched number at the bottom (to keep score). there is an envelope back for removal or spot cleaning, or gentle hand wash.

these pillows give any room a hip, modern, clean feel. they would also make such a unique and refreshing gift!

this listing is for the 14x14 pair of covers only. if you would like pillow forms, just let me know and i'll set up a listing for those."

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Trio of small polka dot dishes

These sweet little bowls can be found at Quiet Animals

"Perfect for small spice bowls. Or dipping dishes.

Polka dots are a handmade lino-cut stamp of my own design.

Glazed only on one side. Stamped on the back with my initials. Dots are rose, brown and sage green.

About 3.5" wide."

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August 27, 2009

Little Deer Zippered Pouch

This sweet little pouch can be found at KUNGFU COWGIRL

"Adorable little fawns, flowers, birds, and mushrooms lined up on a cream colored canvas background. Lined in bright blue and white gingham.

Measures approx. 4 1/2" tall x 5 1/4" long. Zips closed to keep your treasures safe. Would make a super cute coin purse, make-up pouch, cell cozy, gift bag, or just an awesome little anything bag!"

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August 25, 2009

personalized, hand stamped, custom sterling silver and copper bad to the bone dog tag

This cute doggie tag can be found at CHRISTINA ASHLEY DESIGN

"Perfect for any furry friend! Sterling silver 30mm x 40mm oval pendant is adorned by a copper dog bone pendant. Hung from an anti-tarnish silver split ring. Sturdy enough to keep the tag on the ring ... even for our bigger furry friends!
Keep in mind when browsing, that you can personalize all item with any names, dates, phrases, etc. you want. All products listed are for the purpose of example only. You can order it exactly as shown, or make it your own by personalizing what it stamped on the jewelry or pet accessory! {A little about our products} ... All Cristina Ashley Designs products are original designs, hand-stamped, oxidized, hammered, polished and assembled by me! This helps ensure that all purchases are mailed in the best condition possible, with attention to all the little details. I use .925% sterling silver and copper materials for all my jewelry and pet tags, with an occasional piece of gold here and there. Cristina Ashley Designs jewelry and pet accessories are made with the best quality products on the market, so you can be sure that any purchase made from me will be the best quality there is."

August 24, 2009

Jester Jar / Handmade Wheel Thrown Pottery

This funky jester jar can be found at STUDIO ELAN

"A jaunty jester jar to hide all your little treasures! Glazed in and out with a shiny white glaze with semi matte aqua glaze on the jester's curl and the little surprise on the inside of the lid. Cobalt blue and aqua speckles melt into the surface for an egg-like finish. The crenellated opening fits together in only one postition, marked by matching points.

Full of personality, this one!

The jar measures 7.5x7.5x7.5" or 18x18x18cm.

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All pottery from StudioÉLAN is created by hand from soft clay using the potter’s wheel or slabroller. The clay used is durable stoneware. The glazes are non-toxic. Pieces can be used in the oven, microwave and dishwasher, although handwashing will prolong their life. Each piece is signed with my business name "Elan" and my location "Fenelon Falls, ON" (if space allows). I hope you enjoy using it as much as I enjoy making it!"

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Bloom Pillow

This adorable pillow can be found at DEDEETSY

"This pillow is fun and bright- just in time for spring! It will be sure to brighten your sofa or bed! Super soft cream twill with two bright pink blooms and 100% wool felt stems and leaves. Stuffed with clump free cluster stuffing. Approx. 13x13 inches."

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Acorn Birthday Candle Holder

This funky candle holder can be found at MAMAROOTS

"Perfect for a fall birthday or a lover of Totoro, a special Acorn Birthday Candle Holder- a wonderful way to incorporate a natural element into your birthday celebration!

Cut from poplar wood, all hand finished with AP certified non-toxic watercolors, with the bottom left all natural and then all sealed up with 100% natural beeswax polish made from local beeswax and organic jojoba oil- nothing else added.

Comes with some birthday candles to get you started! This is a made to order item- it can be customized with a name, number or special saying on the acorn. I can also stamp it with my handcarved Totoro stamps."

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August 23, 2009

New Features added to the blog...

I have added LINK WITHIN and SHARE THIS to the blog can find both at the bottom of each post!

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August 21, 2009

FABULOUS FRIDAY FIND *Personalized Custom Solid Silver Ring*


"Rings are made from fine silver, 99.9% pure. You can request any inscription and any size, smooth or textured, bright or oxidized. Convo me with your request! Depending on size and difficulty prices will range.

The ones pictured are $30-$55 and some are still available so just convo me for the sizes.

Pictured are: Escape Explore Wanderlust Happy Heart Time Flies Enjoy the Journey Adventure Reminisce I have many different fonts and letter sizes.

If you can think it I will try it!
Makes a very thoughtful & meaningful present for birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers, or Mother's Day.

Also an unforgettable bridesmaid's gift, or great way to commemorate any special event in your life
AND if you HEART this item I'll happily email you a special offer and upgrade you to "RUSH My Custom Order" status!"

August 20, 2009

Story Mobile of Organic Cotton

This mobile can be found at MODERN BABY

"Place ferm LIVING's story mobile above the apple of your eye's bed. The little moving figures in the mobile are bound to entertain for hours. ferm LIVING has included a little fairytale about the little figures in the mobile. Each figure is made of 100% organic cotton. Features:
  • 100% organic cotton
  • The story mobile comes in a nice little box
  • It includes a little fairytale about the little figures in the mobile"

Original collage painting, 'Summer Gossip'

This adorable painting can be found at LEILILALOO

"'Summer Gossip' this is an original mixed media painting. Two gossiping girls on a hot sumer day ...Bla Bla BLAH..Bla... Canvas meassurements are; 8" x 8""

Wee Gnome and Bird. Forest Friends

This adorable little gnome can be found at HUMBLE BEA

"Wait for me!" They are the best of friends. All of my wee gnomes and birds are hand-sculpted, painted, aged, and varnished. They range in size from 1 to 4 inches."

August 19, 2009

Custom Sugar Scrub

This yummy sugar scrub can be found at WENDY LOUS NATURAL BATH

"Choose your scent from the list and I will create the perfect Sugar Scrub for your taste. Slough away layers of dry and dead skin while leaving it soft and smooth with this wonderful scrub! **Please Note: This scrub will be made at the time of purchase so please allow an extra day prior to your order shipping. ♦All of my sugar scrubs are natural and have the added benefit of honey powder to give additional moisture, help regenerate, cleanse and heal your skin. These should be used as part of your weekly or twice weekly total body skin care regime (I would not recommend using these on your face). ♦Honey - Helps skin retain its own natural moisture (humectant); wonderfully regenerative properties. Excellent skin conditioner; gently cleanses, soothes, softens and heals skin. ♦I use sweet almond oil in my scrubs, which is a high quality nut oil that's wonderful for softening and conditioning the skin. It is helpful for eczema, psoriasis and itchy, dry and inflamed skin as well as being rich in essential fatty acids and vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and E."

Pretty in Pink

This funky party dress can be found at OUMA

"A charming blend of fancy tulle and comfortable cotton. This design is great for any party, it's super fun to wear and definitely a conversation piece. *Nylon tulle skirt *Cotton top *Fully lined with cotton for comfort"

August 18, 2009

Spun Cotton Vintage Style Halloween Witch Girl with Cat

This cute little witch can be found at VINTAGE BY CRYSTAL

"This spun cotton witch girl figure has got some attitude and is about to cast a spell on the next unsuspecting stranger that crosses her path! She about 4.5" tall. Her body is solid cotton and she was hand spun using techniques similar to those of the early German artisans who created cotton ornaments for Christmas. She wears a black crepe dress with vintage silk ribbon sash, cotton batting collar and an antique bead button. She has a scrap paper face stands holding her straw broom on an orange glittered knoll embellished with vintage storybook paper and tiny millinery flower. With her trusty broom in hand, you'd better be careful...she can cause trouble with those magic spells of hers! :)"

Jelly Monsters

These adorable little guys can be found at JOOJOO

"There is another type of monsters that live in JooJoo Land and they are called Jelly Monsters! They are very grumpy and crabby but they are absolutely harmless :) The worst thing that they can do is to blow some smoke...but no fire for sure!!
These sweetheart monsters are a wonderful gift for Halloween and will sure bring a big smile on anyone's face!! I've made these guys with lots of attention and love from polymer clay and acrylic colors. Each monster is about 7/8” tall."

August 17, 2009

Brown Satchel Leather Handbag

Love this bag! and it can be found at EKAA

"This Satchel has been constructed on very clean sophisticated lines of classic handbag style, yet looks very chic and edgy. I have used natural grain leather for this bag. This functional stylish design features exterior flap and zippered pocket. The satchel has double shoulder strap. The interior is lined with luxurious brocade lining and has a zippered money pocket, plus 3 other multifunctional pockets. It also features internal zippered compartment giving you ample room to carry every thing. This bag is adorned with antique gold toned hardware and ykk zippers."

4 PEAS IN A POD- domed 3/4 inch discs- custom stamped and personalized initials

This gorgeous necklace can be found at ART OF SILVER

"This necklace is handstamped and domed in a 3/4" sterling silver disc.
There are 4 adorable teeny tiny sterling silver discs
stamped with 4 children's initials. These initials are hidden unless open or can be worn to show the initials, just flip the front domed disc to the back.
Necklace is sterling silver 16"-18" ( 16" will be shipped if not requested)
Please leave me detail informations such as names, dates, words, phrases, font, symbols and designs to be stamped. "

Mini Lefantus

This adorable little guy can be found at NINON

"Mini Lefantus is obviously an elephant, eh. he likes to wake up early in the morning and make onion bread. he is a big fan of russian pop muzik. his face is machine embroidered using the free hand technique he is a bit fat... and 10" (26cm)tall"

August 15, 2009



August 13, 2009


Make sure to join our FLICKR Group to be featured on the FRIDAY FLICKR FEATURES!



I will be on the road tomorrow and might not get a chance to do the features or the FRIDAY FLICKR FIND until Saturday!..I am going on Vacation but will still be doing the features!


Reversible Bucket Hat Pattern

This pattern can be found in BETZ WHITES ETSY SHOP

"My Reversible Bucket Hat is simple to make and sized to fit you or your kids! Make it as using my hefty Hemp & Organic Cotton Canvas for a nice firm shape (photo 2). Or line it with a lighter weight solid fabric for a slightly floppier hat (photo 3). You can even make it with a repurposed pair of cargo pants and a dress shirt for the lining! (photo 4) My 5-page printable PDF instructions include full color photographs, pattern templates, and all the assembly directions you'll need to make hats for everyone! Sized as follows: Womens M, Kids, Toddler, and Baby. The PDF will be emailed to your etsy email address within 24 hours of receipt of payment. If you have not received it or if you have any questions about the file, please contact me for assistance. PLEASE NOTE: No hard copy will be mailed to you. Materials you'll need: •Print Canvas for outer hat (see my other listings for my prints on organic canvas! Uses one Fat Quarter) •Solid or print canvas for lining (One Fat Quarter) •Fusible Interfacing (less than 1/4 yd) This pattern is the first in my series called, "Make New or Make Do"™ Sewing Patterns by Betz White. These patterns have instructions showing how to make projects with either new fabrics or repurposed materials."

Happy Birthday Cake Fill In Invite Set

This cute invitation card can be found at PAPER RELICS

"A2 sized flat cards measuring approximately 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" paired with corresponding envelopes. The back room for you to fill in the details of your party."

August 12, 2009

ORIGINAL PAINTING... her wagon kept her very busy

This sweet print can be found at CORID

"she planned on saving the world (or at least to help save the world) with the help of her little red wagon. an original painting measuring 6 x 8 inches on a 3/4" wooden cradle signed with title and signature on the back."

life is like riding a bicycle

This adorable print can be found at VOLUME TWENTY FIVE

"Title: "life is like riding a bicycle- in order to keep your balance, you must keep moving." This quote from Albert Einstein is so true. color choices- This print is available in two colors, biscuit and blueberry. Please be sure to let me know in the "message to seller" box (upon checking out) which color you would like. :) Edition: Open- I believe every one should have the opportunity to collect art. By not numbering my prints it ensures everyone will have the opportunity, and also allows me to sell each print cheaper then if it were numbered and in small quantity. Although you may find a small edition of a certain print in the future, most all of my work will not be numbered. Image Size: 8x10 also available in 11x14. Paper Size: 8.5x11. Each print will arrive signed, dated, in a clear plastic sleeve, and packaged with a thick piece of cardboard. Paper: Each print will be printed on archival natural white canvas. Here are a few of the reasons, as to why I am totally in love with this paper. 1.) It is bendable, so shipping safely is even easier! 2.) The canvas paper is stronger and more durable then other papers. 3.) The depth and color of the finished product is truly amazing, and very crisp."

Escape Art Journal

This super awesome journal can be found at EVALICIOUS

"There’s just something about art journals that make them so appealing to me to offer another one to you! The Escape Art Journal. Record down the details of your big trip or little trips quickly while filling your journal with cute/fun/pretty entries with the items and tips provided in your kit. Journal is packed with 30+ sheets of various sizes from 4”x6” all the way up to slightly larger than 6”x8” and various textures. Cover corrugated board comes unaltered. Pages include vintage papers (from coin collection book and ‘Around the World in 2000 Pictures’ book) , fabric sample piece, homemade transparency pocket, October Afternoon Road Map papers, Hambly metallic paper, Scenic Route papers, cute found stationery papers, Hallmark envelope, wood veneer and other misc papers. Kit also comes with a new specialty set of Evalicious assorted button flowers, various cute post-it notes, 2 October Afternoon journaling cards, full sheet of OA Road Map word stickers (cut in half for shipping reasons), 2-3 OA labels, one OA wild card, 4 Elle’s Studio tags, various office labels/stickers, sheet of travel word and chipboard stickers, various ribbon pieces and 2 binder rings. Kit comes with typed journaling prompts & tips to get you started on your creative journey with your new cute journal! "

August 11, 2009

ELLE Kokeshi Wooden Doll Hand Painted

This super cute hand painted wooden doll can be found at DANDELIONLAND

"Her name is ELLE and she's a hand painted Kokeshi doll made out of wood. She is 3 1/2 inches tall, her head is 1 3/4" inches wide and she has a non toxic gloss protecting her. She wears a dainty painted butterfly in her pink and red hair. She has green eyes and a deep purple dress with pretty little purple and white flowers on it. She also comes with a surprise gift with purchase just let me know your favorite color. She would be happy to find a loving home."


This sweet pincushion can be found at POSH PLUSHIES

"This pincushion is made to order which would normally take 2-3 days prior to dispatch. As these are hand-cut and sewn, there may be slight differences in the one you receive. Button detail may differ to the photo. A red apple, felt and fabric pincushion which can lay flat or stand upright. Fun, novel and minimalistic! Pins not included. *** SIZE OF PINCUSHION APPROX: 3.5 x 3.5 inches (9 x 8.5 cm) *** QUALITY GUARANTEE: I was taught to sew at the age of 7 and have almost 30 years experience with embroidery and decorative sewing. You can rest assured that I only believe in selling items which I would be delighted to receive myself. *** HOW YOUR ITEM IS PACKAGED: Your item is stored from the moment it is made in a cellophane bag to keep it pristine clean. It will be lovingly packaged and sent to you in a box. *** SHIPPING: I ship items out Mon-Fri on a next day basis so you can receive your order in good time. *** CONVO-FRIENDLY: If you have any questions, feel free to contact me via the link to the right. I will email you back as soon as I am able to. MADE IN A SMOKE-FREE HOME AND A PET-FREE ROOM"

Mother Grandmother 2 Names Stacked Flower Swarovski Sterling Name Bracelet

This adorable bracelet can be found at JEWELRY AND BABY BLING BY DARA

"This mother grandmother bracelet is designed with 2 names stacked. I have designed this using sterling silver letter blocks, Swarovski crystals, bali and sterling silver and flower lampwork beads. You may choose from the following flower bead colors: red, blue, aqua, orange, yellow, green, brown, black, purple or white. This sale is for up to 12 letters. Each additional letter is $2.50."

August 10, 2009

White Rabbit charm ring

This funky ring can be found at POETSUMMER

"The neat part about this ring? If you get tired of the white rabbit you can slide any photo into this setting. I put this piece on an adjustable ring form with some fun beads."

Garden Daisy Messenger Bag, Diaper Bag

Super Cool Diaper Bag can be found at GLAM BABY

"Glambaby Designs presents a fun printed messenger bag. This medium sized messenger bag won't weigh you down, but is big enough to hold plenty. The exterior of the purse is made from Heather Bailey's Pop Garden Daisy in green with a strip of cream cotton with orange dots running down the front. The inside is fully lined with a sturdy brown twill. There are also 2 roomy pockets inside made from the green flowered fabric that are perfect for holding cell phones, ipods, keys, bottles, sippy cups, ect. The strap is made from 2" brown webbing and is adjustable so it will always be the perfect length for you. This bag fastens closed with velcro."

Handmade Rabbit Doll- Mostly Marvelous Ms. Rabbit

This adorable little rabbit can be found at BIRD AND LITTLE BIRD

"Handmade from high-quality soft linen and Japanese cotton print fabrics and firmly stuffed with fluffy, natural cotton stuffing. Ms. Rabbit's arms and legs are attached with wooden buttons and are movable, her nose is hand-embroidered with delicate pink embroidery floss. Because of my apparent fondness for small mammals wearing scarves, Ms. Rabbit comes complete with a scarf of her very own, made of 100% wool felt. The flowers on her scarf and belly are also made of wool felt. Mostly Marvelous Ms. Rabbit (who insists on the qualifier in her title in the event that she has an off day) is about 14 inches tall from the top of her head to the bottom of her feet. Because of her affection for buttons, Ms. Rabbit is not intended for smalls below the age of three. However, she is also available as a custom order if you prefer a button-less version for a younger child. Just send me a convo. and this can be easily arranged."