Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Some Etsy Love

I’ve purchased some things recently that I just love and wanted to share with you.  A couple are from bloggers I follow and I hope you’ll check them out.  I always use Etsy as a resource now when I’m looking for something in particular.

First up, I’d like to share this beautiful fleur de lis tassel that Heather at Butterfly Genes made just for me!  She knows of my love of fleurs and this one is a giant!   Heather has such a wide range of tassels on her Etsy ~ there is definitely something for everyone.  Thanks, Heather!  I love it!


I was getting frustrated looking for a reasonably priced lamp shade for the little lamp I found in my basement that I wanted to redo for my desk in the living room.   Etsy to the rescue!  I found Boopsy Doodle’s Boutique, who has some really great looking and reasonably priced lamp shades.  I found this great black and white damask print shade that was just the right size for my lamp and I ordered it right away.  I got it really fast, too!


Finally, Rhonda at Blue Creek Home has been on a sewing tangent recently!  She made this gorgeous pillow and I just had to have one!  I put this on my new desk chair.  Love it! 



I’ve been keeping the business cards of all my Etsy purchases and I am going to organize them by category.  This way when I need something I know exactly who I can go to.  I love Etsy!

As a “by the way”, if you have an Etsy boutique and you’d like to offer a giveaway on my blog, I’d be more than happy to devote a whole post to your hand-made items.  Please feel free to email me at kathyp{at}creativehomeexpressions{dot}com.


Jeanette said...

Loving that pillow!

Jane said...

Hi Kathy,
Wonderful purchases. I love etsy too!

The Pleasures of Homemaking said...

Heather's tassel is gorgeous! She really has the best prices too. I'll have to check out the lampshade link. Love the pillow!

Isn't etsy great!


Marsha @ Tattered Chick said...

I am so hooked on Etsy! I spend more time there lately than on blogs, LOL

Thank you for stopping by today!


Cathy~Mille Fleur said...

Wonderful purchases...I am off to check them out! Thanks!


One Cheap B*tch said...

OMG I think I bought the same pillow from Rhonda yesterday. Okay now it's getting weird - we are definitely related. HA!

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Such great finds. I will definitely check out the links. Your treasures are gorgeous. Hugs, Marty

Jane B. said...

Oh my goodness, I think I'm the only one on the planet that hasn't bought anything on Etsy! I need to check out Boopsy Doodles Boutique...that looks like fun!

Paula ~ castleandcottagesigns said...

Wonderful finds! Don't you just love etsy? Even if just for the inspiration, I'm addicted!

Sylvia (at) Lily's Pad and Petals said...

Oh that pillow is gorgeous!

Ms. Bake-it said...

Great finds! I really need to spend a little more time on Esty. Love your new pillow!

~ Tracy


The pillow is so beautiful!

Danielle @ Transforming Home said...

I love that lampshade!
Thanks for visiting me and for the nice comment about RMS - never again.


Sarah AKA The Thriftress said...

So many great things on Etsy!

Thanks for visiting my blog & commenting!


Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

What wonderful finds!!! I especially love the pillow that Rhonda made, she is very talented!!
Hope you have a wonderful day!

Sissie's Shabby Cottage said...

Hi Kathy,
I love the tassel, the pillow and the lampshade. Great Etsy sights. I am gonna check them out.


Jennifer Juniper said...

I'm convinced you can find anything on Etsy! Great finds :)

Grace @ Ruby Moon Designs said...

What lovely Etsy finds! I just love that pillow! I think that I will check that store out! Thanks for sharing.

Blessings, Grace

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Oh, I love that pillow. Of course I have a weakness for pillows. A little ocd actually! I will go check out her other items...Kim

Heathahlee said...

I'm so glad you like it, Kathy! Now to go visit those other Etsy shops! I am so proud to say that my sweet husband got almost ALL of my Christmas from Etsy shops! I totally plan on doing that again this year, so finding new shops is great!

Melissa Miller said...

~WOW! Kathy you have some beautiful new items. LOVE the tassel and precious pillow. ~Adorable.

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