Mina Kindo Red African Necklace $35.50
Ravishing red beaded jewelry, handmade with love from Etsy shop Mina Kindo incorporates intricate beaded designs with African styling! Such lovely jewelry with so much work! Handcrafted by Aminata Amadou Kindo who is the Owner, Designer And Creator Of MinaKindo Jewelry from Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Mina Kindo necklace $23.80 has crystals and hematites
Her mother showed her how to use a needle, and most of her designs start with a sketch and come to reality! By mixing colors, culture and shapes original designs such as the one above emerge!
Mina Kindo Beaded Bracelet $8.80
Prices are inexpensive for this type of work, a simplistic bracelet made with Crystal beads faceted rondelle would be perfect for the lady on your gift list, for best friend, birthday, Mother’s Day or special holiday, for less than $10 you can’t go wrong.
Find out more at : Mina Kindo on Etsy.
Featured Item: Cat Downloadable Paper – 12 Designs $4.90 from Northern Whimsy Design
Who doesn’t need cute cat papers for collage work, scrapbooking, journaling or simply just writing a letter? Northern Whimsy Design offers these adorable cat doodle papers in vibrant colors of reds, black and whites that come in downloadable 12×12 sheets in high resolution. These would be great for wrapping up small presents for the feline lover you know!
Red Doodle Paper by Northern Whimsy Design $4.90
They have great other papers in Red like these above with paisley and chevrons. Once you purchase you get an easy download link. You can print as many as you need! They are hand drawn by shop owners Trevor and Jess, a husband-wife team living in Saskatchewan, Canada on a farm with their goats and alpacas!
They started out by launching a custom fabric design business. After that, they branched out from there into other digital design, including digital papers and printable party supplies.
Find more of their hand drawn items here.
Born and Raised State Art Prints $4.50
As of 5.13.17, Decora Type Designs has since closed up shop, so search Etsy for like items.
This shop on Etsy makes it easy for frameable art in your house, by having a great downloadable “Born and Raised” state template for only $4.50. Choose the state cut out of your choice in bright yellow, and you get a great gift gifting idea or picture to frame for your home!
California Art Print – $4.50
The Chamberlain family in Powells Point, North Carolina enjoys making printable art for your home or office. The idea is to keep it design worthy yet inexpensive for those who wish to DIY.
What a great idea, affordable and cute! Check out this and more great prints on Etsy at DecoraTypeDesigns.
Texas Art Print $4.50
These handmade boots are the cat’s meow, they come from Gipsy Dharma , formerly on Etsy, now having a huge store.
Thigh High Pixie Boots $249.26 Gipsy Dharma Creations
Cast a Spell On Your Feet
Happy Etsy Store: Gipsy Dharma left Etsy. We found out in May 2017 by noticing that they are thriving on their own. Read the original post here:
We just love unique items, and these brown leather Gipsy Dharma boots are a footprint for fashion. Both trendy and hip we love these thigh highs. Unique in style and design these trendy boots are in brown , but come in many colors. Coming out of the UK these unique lace up leather booths would be great for dressing up or down, costumes or fairy festivals, you name it. The sizes are listed in EU as they are made in Europe, but easy conversion to US sizes by using a quick chart. Visit Gipsy Dharma to learn more about these boots.
Various Colors of Browns and Tans are available at Gipsy Dharma
Thigh High Boots at Gipsy Dharma Creations
This post has been updated May 2017 to remove broken links.
Fox Hill Llamas on Etsy
Llama Poo Note Paper? Yes, tis true, this white note paper is made from Our handmade Llama Poo Paper is created by combining sanitized llama manure with recycled paper. The listing says, “This paper is sure to create interesting conversation, especially with children 🙂 The thought of sending Grandma or Grandad some ‘poo’ always creates a giggle.”
Okay, well, we aren’t sure about the poo process but as far as the fact it’s handmade and different, we’re on board. Today you can buy this stack for $26.47 here.
Find that and more at FoxHillLlamas
16×16 Polka dot pillow cover $18
Pillows In the Pink…..
If you’re looking for bright and invigorating pillow covers to snaz up a room, add color to a chair, or use as sunshine on a couch, then you must visit Pillows n More Things on Etsy.
Pink floral pillow cover runs $20 16×16 and stunningly beautiful
We picked out these pink pillows because we thought they were fabulous, yet there are many other things in the shop than just pillows. The shop is run by Fatou in Bellevue, Washington, who learned to sew pretty things at an early age. She enjoys using African fabrics, bold colors and brights, which create a unique mod style.
Pink pillow cover on Etsy, textured, $25
The pillow covers fit different size pillows! The one above is textured and our favorite with bright colors, and an invisible zipper. You can be sure to be ordering something handmade here in the USA !
Find out more at : PillowsNMoreThings on Etsy!
AZ Craze Marketplace for Handmade Vintage Supplies
In 2015 I wrote an article about AZ Craze, they were a newer marketplace for listing handmade, vintage and craft supplies. Much like Etsy they keep their fees low. They offer two different plans, a flat $5/month or 5% commission on sales. Nice! One of the reasons Etsy became so big so fast, is their low fees which attracted sellers who were tired of paying big Ebay fees, etc.
Now this website was acquired by Etsy. WOW. This post has been updated.
Etsy is still where it’s at. NICE.
Previously they told me ” Az Craze started as an idea in the summer of 2010 after the founders got tired of paying high prices and fees to sell crafts and other products online. So we set out to create a company that would be able to offer a fair price to all sellers and that would not favor sellers that may be willing/able to pay more to be a “featured” seller.”
Their motto: “No matter how small, EVERY business matters & should get the opportunity to thrive”.
Find out more here AZCraze.com which is now Etsy.com.
Nice. Maybe I should start a marketplace and sell to Etsy?
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