Tuesday, March 29, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: DetailsOnDemand

The shop:  DetailsOnDemand

The owner:  Carrie Lux from Marcus, IA

The products: Handcrafted favor bags and party accessories for weddings, birthdays and more! Custom orders are gladly accepted. :)

Fun facts:  Carrie loves crafting with vintage, up-cycled and recycled materials; her products are often inspired by lyrics and Bible verses that she loves.

Reviews and Sales:  2800+ sales with a 5 star average review rating. :) 


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop DetailsOnDemand:


Wedding Favor Bags, Candy Buffet Bags, Candy Bar Bags, Favor Bags, Personalized Wedding Favor Bags, Treat Bags, Custom Favor Bags, Pkg of 25 




Wedding Favor Tag - Together Forever-  Bridal Shower Favor Tag, Party Favor, Personalized Tag, Bomboniere - 24 Tags 




Wedding Favor Bags, Elegant Olive Branch Candy Buffet Sacks, Custom Wedding Favors, 25 Cake Bags, Paper Personalized Printed Sack 



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

Monday, March 28, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: AndrewsArtAwakened

The shop:  AndrewsArtAwakened

The owner:  Megan Andrews from Hayden, ID

The products:  Brightly colored original paintings; watercolor, mixed media and more.

Fun facts:  You can help support Megan's art on Patreon!

Reviews & Sales:  30 sales & a 5 star average review rating



Here's my top 3 favorite picks from Etsy shop AndrewsArtAwakened:


Serotonin Original acrylic painting on canvas || Geometric painting 




Law of attraction in modern surrealism || Abstract painting || Geometric Orb painting || Planet  ||  Outer Space  || Galaxy. 




Repetition Modern Surrealism  || Abstract painting || original mixed media painting ||  colorful 



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

Sunday, March 27, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: CoastalCalamity

The shop:  CoastalCalamity

The owner:  Toni Finnimore from Brighton, England

The products:  Delicately designed necklaces, bracelets and more. Customers automatically get a coupon for 20% off their second purchase!

Fun facts:  Toni has a passion for creating jewelry; something that started as a hobby to help her relax.

Reviews & Sales:  Recently opened, CoastalCalamity has just one sale and no reviews as of yet, but I imagine more will come soon :)



Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop CoastalCalamity:


Delicate Disc Necklace, 14K Rose Gold Filled, 14K Gold Filled, Stirling Silver, Copper 




Delicate necklace, Rose Gold Filled 14k, 6mm Disc Necklace, 




Necklace heart , Rose Gold Filled 14k, Gold filled 14k, Stirling Silver 



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

CraftyGirl Weddings: A Night in Paris

The city of Paris has become synonymous with romance. Images of candlelight, good wine and romantic whispers come to mind - which is why it's a popular wedding theme among couples. As usual, there are plenty of wonderful handmade sellers on Etsy who create the perfect Parisian accessories for your wedding.. Here's my top 5 favorites:




Paris Wedding - Ring Bearer Book with Blue, Silver and Ivory details 





Paris Wedding invitation package that can is DIY printable 




10" Metal Eiffel Tower Cake Topper, Paris Wedding, Eiffel Tower Centerpiece, Eiffel Tower Replica, Paris Bridal Shower, Paris Baby Shower 




10 hand stamped glassine favor bags with seam binding ribbon - Paris Wedding - Eiffel Tower - Bridal Shower - treat bags - candy buffet bags 




Wedding Garter, Lace Garter, Bridal Garter,  Ivory Garter, Lace Wedding Garter, Vintage Bridal Garter, Rustic Wedding Garter, Paris Wedding 


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

Saturday, March 26, 2016

CarSoda.com - Girly Car Accessories

As you know, I mostly cover Etsy shops...but every now and then, a shop comes along that catches my eye and I just have to share. CarSoda started in an Etsy shop, but gained popularity quickly; so, CarSoda.com was opened. :)  Cooperating with talented craftsmen and OEM factories, CarSoda aims and delivers on quality steering wheel covers, seat belt covers and more. Most of their products are handmade, and customization is available. Right now, you can use coupon code WELCOME for 10% off your order + FREE shipping until April 15th, 2016! 

Here's my 3 favorite items from CarSoda.com:













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

Thursday, March 24, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: woolWow

The shop:  woolWow

The owner: Alpaca Lover from Murcia, Spain (Though I'm betting that's not their "real" name. :) )

The products:   Chunky knitted blankets & Merino chunky wool. woolWow is currently having a sale from now until the end of March - 30% off your order, no coupon code needed!

Fun facts:  Merino wool is hypoallergenic, light and super soft - making the perfect blanket.

Reviews & Sales:  340+ sales with a 5 star average review rating!


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop woolWow:


Chunky knit Blanket. Merino Wool Blanket. Bulky Blanket. Extreme Knitting by woolWow! Milk color.








Chunky knit Blanket. Merino Wool Blanket. Bulky Blanket. Extreme Knitting by woolWow! Milk color. 


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

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: AfroChicCouture

The shop:  AfroChicCouture

The products:  Colorful, bold handbags (with more products available at their main website, AfroChicCouture.com )

Fun facts:  All of AfroChicCouture's products ship worldwide! 

Reviews & Sales: Having just opened recently, the shop doesn't have any sales yet - something that I'm sure will come soon.


Here's my top 3 favorite items from AfroChicCouture:


Colorful Lila Print Clutch 




Mara 





Aphrodisiac 




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

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: DeepDiveThreads

The shop:  DeepDiveThreads

The products:  Pop culture parody t-shirts & hoodies. Select items are currently on sale - no coupon code needed!

Fun facts: 50% of the proceeds of DeepDiveThread's Fight Cancer t-shirt goes directly to the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.  Also, on April 1st, DeepDiveThreads is launching a onesie line!

Reviews & Sales:  70+ sales with a 4.5 average star review rating


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop DeepDiveThreads:


SALE Agent Carter Inspired Howling Commando's Women's Swoop Neck Tee 




Fight Club Inspired Fight Cancer Tee *50% Goes To Cancer Research* 




SALE Black Widow Inspired Vodka Parody Women's V Neck Tee 



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

CraftyGirl's Tips: Fill Out Your Etsy Policies Section

 



I love featuring Etsy shops - seeing shops from all over the world is almost like traveling from the comfort of your laptop (or phone). I'm also a frequent buyer on Etsy - birthday presents, just because presents, etc. As much as I love an item, there's one thing that can stop me (and most buyers) from purchasing : a blank policies section.


I almost can hear you saying, "Really? That would stop you?"..Well, yes. If there aren't any policies laid out, how do you know what you (as a buyer) are getting into? Information about shipping, returns, defects, etc, are very important as a buyer. It's important to know how you're covered.

So, if you're an Etsy seller, I strongly recommend that you take a look at your Policies section and make sure you have it filled out...not only for your buyers' protection, but for your own.

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

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: dbsteampunk

The shop:  dbsteampunk

The owner: db steampunk from Croatia

The products:  Rock 'n' roll themed jewelry, wall art and more!

Fun facts:  Based in the beautiful Mediterranean town of Rovinj, Croatia, dbsteampunk can also be found on their website here

Reviews & Sales:  6 sales, and no reviews yet


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop dbsteampunk:





 

 
Bob Dylan Wall Art -Vinyl LP Record Clock or Framed -Great Rock'n'Roll Gift 




OWL Steampunk jewelry ring 




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

Monday, March 21, 2016

Sunday, March 20, 2016

FREE Easter Facebook Covers!

Easter is coming soon! I thought now would be a wonderful time to offer a set of FREE Facebook covers to decorate your profile with!








Just right click on the image you'd like, and click "save image as" to download for your use.


Enjoy! :)

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

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: SeairaBrown

The shop:  SeairaBrown

The owner:  Seaira Brown from Kirkland, WA

The products:  Colorful party and event supplies, including confetti and gender reveal balloons that are perfect for baby showers. :)

Fun facts:  A stay-at-home-mom, Seaira has always had a love for crafting. After recently coordinating a DIY wedding, she decided to branch out into colorful party and event supplies.

Reviews and Sales:  44 sales with a 5 star average review rating!


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop SeairaBrown:













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

CraftyGirl Weddings: Shabby Chic

Burlap, lace, distressed wood...these are a few of my favorite things. :) Shabby chic is a popular wedding theme for many couples, simply because there's a wide range of options for everyone. To some people, shabby chic is distressed white paint with glass accents; to others, it's burlap and twine. This theme really can combine the best of all tastes to bring together sophisticated or casual weddings. Here's just a few of my favorite shabby chic themed wedding items that I think you'll enjoy:




Wedding Bubbles Holder Rustic Tray (item P10151) 












Burlap Bouquet - Shabby Chic Wedding - Rustic Wedding - Rustic Burlap Bouquet - Wedding Burlap Bouquet 




Light Ivory Pearl Beaded Lace Wedding Garter Set , Ivory Lace Garter Set, Toss Garter , Keepsake Garter  / GT-44 


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

Saturday, March 19, 2016

CraftyGirl's Featured Shop: Schmucktruhe

The shop:  Schmucktruhe

The owner:  Martina Willms from Aurich, Germany

The products:  Beautiful handmade jewelry and hair accessories.  Use coupon code SPRINGSALE for 10% off your order! Schmucktruhe is also having a sale until April 3rd on select items - see their shop for more information.

Fun facts:  Owner Martina was originally a painter, but decided to expand her hobby of making jewelry & hair accessories into an Etsy shop. 

Reviews & Sales:  With 1,100+ sales, Schmucktruhe has a 5 star average review rating. :) 


Here's my top 3 favorite items from Etsy shop Schmucktruhe:













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