Barefoot by the Sea: Etsy love

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Etsy love

I can't believe how many talented people are out there.  I often find myself spending way too much time sacked out in front of Etsy, scouring the different shops and just wishing I was that good.

Etsy, for those of you who don't know, is a wonderful place to buy and sell handmade items.  

In honor of all that craftiness, we're running four very special giveaways...just in time for Valentine's Day!  They'll run Wednesday, February 3rd through Sunday, February 7th and the winners will be announced on Monday.  We'll draw the winners at random.
Here are the special shops that will be featured:

This stay at home mom of 3 boys sews, decorates and enjoys working with re purposed wool, cashmere, angora, felt and yarn. She actually felts material and gives life to old sweaters as well.  I love, love, love the baby longies!  She also sells adorable booties, overalls and hand knit toys as well as stylish arm warmers, which could come in mighty handy around these parts!
Visit her blog at and her beautiful Etsy Shop!

  A super cute scrapbooking shop that features vintage and modern inspired papers, ribbons and scrapbook accessories.  Offering a little something for everyone, she specializes in unique papers and quality scrapbook items.  She runs a blog,, where she shares project ideas and offers a monthly newsletter.  Check out her Etsy shop and view the variety of items. You can also get fan only promo codes when you become a fan on

Say YUM to this sweet shop full of goodies!   All ingredients are FRESH, PRESERVATIVE FREE and the shop will fulfill special dietary needs.  The expert pasty chef at this shop will satisfy your sweet tooth.  Some drool worthy selections include the Chocolate Chip Lavender Cookies, French Orange Chocolate Dipped Madalines and their Valentine's Day special, Nutty Chocolate Truffles.  She also offers sweet gluten free items like rum balls and peanut butter cookies.  Check out the gluten free options! What a great and special gift for your sweetie...or yourself! Check out the blog at

The artist specializes in fibers and buttons.  Unique, handcrafted clocks, funky pins and button barrettes.  This shop caught my attention when I was looking for a little something for my girl's Valentine's Day baskets.  Every piece is different and fun!
Visit her shops at:

This makes me want to give a great, big hug to all these incredibly talented and creative crafters!  Check back tomorrow for your chance to win something from each of these great Etsy shops!  I can hardly wait!


  1. Thanks for your visit...this is a real cute blog and i love all these darling items too! Come say hi any time :D

  2. Thanks for spreading the word about Janelle at Scraps with Style on your lovely blog. What an inspiring Etsian she is! I'm off to visit the other featured shops--they look great!


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