Monday, August 31, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: CSportImages

If you're a sports fan, or you have a sports fan in your family, today's featured shop is perfect for you! Check out CSportImages, based in Toronto, ON, Canada. Opened since late 2012, CSportImages has over 1300 sales and positive, glowing reviews.  CSportImages offers custom sports-themed posters, magnet and more in a variety of sports; CSportImages also does customization for almost any jersey, and does team deals also. Right now, CSportImages is offering a special coupon code - FACEBOOK - for 10% off your order! Here's my top 3 picks for Etsy shop CSportImages:





Wall Art – Baseball Poster – New York Yankees - Personalized Jersey Poster with Name and Number – Custom Poster 5x7 – 8x10 – 16 x 20 




Seattle Seahawks Poster - Jersey Design Print-  Customize for a perfect present - Sizes - 8x10 - 12x18 - 16x20 - 18x24 





Chicago Bulls Themed Print - Jersey Design - Put ANY Name & ANY Number - Sizes - 5x7 - 8x10 - 16x20 




Until next time, stay crafty (and play sports)!
-Katie

Friday, August 28, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: TrudieDavies

Personalized jewelry is a great gift to give to show you care...and also a fun accessory to buy for yourself. :) Today's featured shop has three great options to choose from! Meet Trudie Davies, owner of self titled Etsy shop TrudieDavies. Offering items in sterling silver and 9ct gold, Trudie has an impressive 600+ sales and very positive feedback. While Trudie doesn't have many items in stock currently, she plans on adding more soon. Right now, you can use coupon code namebeads at TrudieDavies for 15% off! Here's three great items from TrudieDavies:


Personalised Solid Sterling Silver Name Beads charms Perfect addition to your pandora charm bracelet or chain. Makes a great gift item 




Name bead in 9ct Gold engraved with the names and dates of your choice 




Gold Filled bangle and engraveable gold filled disc 




Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: DoodleButton

We're big Star Wars fans here; if you looked around our house, you'd see movies, video games, posters and apparel featuring Star Wars. So, when I came across today's featured shop, I geeked out a little. :) Meet Amanda, owner of Etsy shop DoodleButton. Featuring original illustrations, DoodleButton offers home accessories, gifts and more inspired by favorite movies, TV shows and books. From Harry Potter to Doctor Who, DoodleButton has 180+ items in stock and glowing reviews. Since I'm such a fan, here's a special top 3 Star Wars themed picks from Etsy shop DoodleButton:






Boba Fett Star Wars kitchen flour sack towel 




Star Wars button collection, C3PO, Boba Fett, stormtrooper, 




Star Wars ATAT Reindeer Wrapping Paper 


Make sure to check out DoodleButton's Etsy shop to see what other fandom-related products Amanda has for sale. :)

Until next time, stay crafty (and support handmade artists)!
-Katie

Monday, August 24, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: SujiIndigo

I'm a big fan of colors and how adding a pop of color can change your look or home decor. Color is fun! There's no "wrong" color, and mixing colors is a great way of playing with your style. Today's featured shop loves playing with colors in tie dye form, creating beautiful apparel and accessories. Check out SujiIndigo, a recently opened Etsy shop from Vidor, Texas. Right now, SujiIndigo is running a grand opening special - use coupon code GRANDOPENING15 for 15% off your order between now and September 7th, 2015! Here's a very special top 7 picks from Etsy shop SujiIndigo:



Tie Dye Fabric Shibori Linen 54.75"x34" Suji Pleated






Tie Dye Flip Flop Socks Indigo







Tie Dye Fabric Ice Dyed Handkerchief Linen 54"x27"




Tie Dye Shirt Little Girls or Little Boys 18 Month Creations of Grace Tee




Tie Dye Pillowcase Ice Dye Indigo Spiral Pattern




Tie Dye Tank Top Ice Dyed In Purple, Orange, and Green Size Large




Tie Dye Shirt Long Sleeve Tee Flower Front Star Back in Womens XL


Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

Friday, August 14, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: Orcraphics

I have always admired cross stitch patterns and kits when walking through the craft store, but I've never attempted one. Fine needle work isn't my forte...but today's featured shop makes me want to try! Meet Saskia, owner of Etsy shop Orcraphics; based in The Netherlands, Saskia's shop offers an array of cross stitch kits and patterns for any skill level! The kits that Orcraphics offers are detailed with crisp, clear descriptions of everything that is included in the kit - instructions, directions, thread, needle, etc. Saskia's cross stitch kits are highly realistic, and have the clarity and crispness of photos. One of my favorite things about today's featured shop is that each kit comes with a guarantee form, so you can order replacement floss or directions - free of charge! Right now, Orcraphics is offering several coupon codes in their shop description; make sure to check them out. Here's my top 3 picks from Etsy shop Orcraphics:




Tiger Run, Cross Stitch Kit Tiger, Large 





Serenity, Cross Stitch Kit Landscape, forest, park, bridge 




Sweet as Honey, Cross Stitch Kit Bunny Rabbit, Animal, Cute 


With over 60 colorful items to choose from, you're sure to find something you love from Orcraphics. :) 

Until next time, stay crafty (and craft)!
-Katie

Thursday, August 13, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: SouthernHomeSupply

One of the things that continues to amaze me to this day is how quickly I picked up an accent after moving south. We're talking twang, y'all! So, I guess it should come as no surprise that I adore today's featured shop, SouthernHomeSupply. Opened in late 2013, owner Jessica Becker's passion for mason jars led her to create her first product; a mason jar solar lantern. With encouragement from family, Jessica opened SouthernHomeSupply on Etsy and delights in knowing that her creative & useful takes on mason jars are being appreciated all over the world. Customer service is the top priority in this southern-run business, and Jessica listens to feedback, researches trends and studies products in order to be able to bring the best quality items to her customers. With glowing reviews, SouthernHomeSupply is close to breaking 1,000 sales! Right now, Jessica is offering a special coupon code - TAKE5 - for 5% off your order. Here's a very special top 7 picks from Etsy shop SouthernHomeSupply:




Foaming Mason Jar Soap Dispenser with Large Antique Copper Pump, Canning Jar Foam, Green Heritage Pint Jar, Leak and Rust Resistant 




Oil Rubbed Bronze Decorative Glass Storage Jar by Southern Home Supply 




Ball Heritage Mason Jar - Canning Jar, Tumbler, Crafts, Sold Individually, Collectible, Vintage Inspired, Purple, Blue, Green, Turquoise, 




Glass Gems, Floral, Glass Beads, Transparent Blue, Clear, or Green,  5 oz.  Vase Filler, Solar Lantern Accessory 




Rustic Brown Solar Lantern Lid for Mason Jars (Wide Mouth) - Optional Hanger 




Mason Jar Cocktail Shaker, Mason Shaker, Vintage Atlas, Vintage Ball Quart Jar, Strainer, Martini, Mixer, Cap, Stainless Steel, Gift 




3 Piece Antique Gold Mason Jar Bath Accessory Set  (Green Jars) – Dispenser, Toothbrush, and Storage 


Whether you're looking for that perfect wedding gift or decor for your own home, I'm sure that you'll find something you love at SouthernHomeSupply on Etsy. :) 

Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade, y'all)!
-Katie

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: PandaBrewTea

Tea is a great beverage to enjoy at any time of year; hot or iced, there are plenty of health benefits to drinking tea on a regular basis. Loose leaf tea has recently become a favorite of mine; I find it relaxing to steep a cup of my favorite tea on days that I'm particularly stressed. Today's featured Etsy shop loves tea, too - so much that they decided to come up with their own blends and sell it! :) Meet Andrew Dunn, owner of Etsy shop PandaBrewTea. Recently opened, PandaBrewTea is just getting started, and has close to a dozen options available. Here's my top 3 favorite picks from PandaBrewTea:




White Tea Pai Mu Tan




Green Tea Sencha Loose Leaf Tea




Organic Canadian Chaga Loose Tea



Make sure to check out PandaBrewTea on Etsy, and here's a tip: you can also find their delicious tea at their main website, PandaBrewTea.com!

Until next time, stay crafty (and drink tea)!
-Katie

Monday, August 10, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: KylieLamLeather

In today's digital world, cell phones are often held close to our bodies...why not hold them in style? :) Check out Etsy shop KylieLamLeather! Based in Hong Kong, owner Kylie Lam opened her shop in late 2013 and makes all of her designs by hand. Not only can you find Kylie's designs in her Etsy shop, but you can also find them at her website, KylieLam.com. Here's my top 3 picks from Etsy shop KylieLamLeather:



iPhone 6 Plus Crossbody Bag, Brown Shoulder Bag - Stylish iPhone 6 Plus Case 100% Handmade From Italian Leather 




iPhone 6 Sleeve Leather with Magnetic Snap & Concho Button - Secure and Special Blue iPhone 6 Leather Case 100% Handmade with Care 




Leather iPhone 6 wristlet iPhone 6 plus wallet case iPhone 5s sleeve Brown- Clutch Leather Wristlet 


With a wide array of styles and options for many different phones, there's sure to be something you'll like at KylieLamLeather!

Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie

Sunday, August 9, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: RussianSoulVintage

Every item has a story to tell. With new items, you can create your own story...but with vintage items, there's already a story to be discovered. Meet Lucy, owner of Etsy shop RussianSoulVintage; Lucy has curated a wonderful collection for sale of vintage Russian books, postcards and more in her shop. Opened in 2011, RussianSoulVintage has amassed an impressive 6000+ sales with wonderful feedback from customers. Right now, RussianSoulVintage is offering 10% off your order with coupon code SAVE10! Lucy has over 2000 items currently in stock, so picking my top three favorites was rather hard this time! :) I encourage you to visit RussianSoulVintage to see all of the items in stock, because this top 3 is just a small sampling of the items available. Here's my top 3 picks from RussianSoulVintage:




Vintage Photo by Zivert (Still Life) Postcard - 1950




Nature, Soviet Stamps - Set of 97. 1970s-1990s. Postal, Postage Stamp, Collecting, Philately




Vintage "Bulgarian Folk Costumes" Postcard -- 1960s





So, dear readers, make sure to check out RussianSoulVintage on Etsy to see all of the wonderful items that Lucy has for sale. :)

Until next time, stay crafty (and buy vintage)!
-Katie

Friday, August 7, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: BabyBottomsUp

Check out today's featured shop, BabyBottomsUp! Based in Miami, Florida, BabyBottomsUp opened in 2008 and has 800+ sales and glowing reviews. With bright colors and fun belt buckles, BabyBottomsUp's items are not just stylish, but practical as well! The belts are created in such a way that allows you to remove the belt buckle & place it on any BabyBottomsUp's belt strap of your choice, giving you ability to accessorize with many outfits. BabyBottomsUp sells additional straps in their Etsy store, and you can also find them, as well as many other cute accessories, at their main website, BottomsUp4Kids.com! Here's my top 3 picks from BabyBottomsUp's Etsy shop:





Personalized Initial belt 




GIRLS pink metallic Rhinestone heart buckle belt - can come on any color belt strap 




2 Kids BELTS BoYS Girls S Kids BLock Letter INITIAL belt  You Get 2 Straps per a buckle 


So, if you're looking for colorful accessories for your little one - or you're just trying to keep their pants from sagging! :) - make sure to check out Etsy shop BabyBottomsUp!

Until next time, stay crafty (and accessorize)!
-Katie

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: Designs By Daffy

Personalized gifts are a wonderful way to show you care...and today's featured shop has plenty of options! Check out DesignsByDaffy, an Etsy shop specializing in monogrammed apparel, gifts & more. Opened in late 2008, DesignsByDaffy is a well-established Etsy shop with close to 6,000 sales! (You can also find them at DesignsByDaffy.com ) There are over 500 items in stock to choose from; here's a very special top 7 picks from DesignsByDaffy:





Christmas Pajamas- Infant, childrens, & adult With Monogram or Name!




Monogrammed Comfort Color Tank Top - Great for graduation, Beach Cover Ups, spring break, Wedding parties, Greeks, and women of all ages




Monogrammed Rain Jacket - Personalized Adult Sizes




Comfort Color Monogrammed Pocket T-Shirt Short Sleeve - Great for graduation gift, Wedding parties, Greeks, College, Sororities




Monogrammed Christmas Stockings - Burlap Ruffled Personalized




Monogrammed Kavu Rope Bags




Monogrammed Paty Gown Set - Pink, Blue, Purple, or White - Great for Baby Showers


So, whether you need a birthday gift, a wedding gift, or just a special something for yourself, there's something for everyone at DesignsByDaffy!


So, until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade!)
-Katie

Monday, August 3, 2015

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: TheUrbanGypsyShop

Free spirited and colorful, today's featured shop is TheUrbanGypsyShop. Inspired by a DIY article, owner Barbara Koning began crafting gypsy-inspired mason jar gifts & more, as well as selling vintage jewelry she finds.  With a distinct Bohemian vibe, TheUrbanGypsyShop opened earlier this year in April, and has glowing reviews! Here's my top 3 picks from TheUrbanGypsyShop:




Bohemian Gypsy Jar Bejeweled Oil Dispenser




Buddha Gypsy Jar Night Light with LED Solar Panel




Rhinestone Hanging Gypsy Jar Candle Holders - Set of 3





Until next time, stay crafty (and buy handmade)!
-Katie