Everything Etsy Link Party

Pssssst . . . Its time to link up your handmade goods at Pinwheel Pretties . . .  Come join in and add your link! 

(Your links will be featured all weekend until 02/04/13, and I’ll pick a few from the links to feature on my blog on Monday!)

On February 1st, I was featured as a guest over on
Be sure to visit her blog to find out more about me and meet some of her followers! 
 For this week’s link party on
Pinwheel Pretties
So feel free to link up one great project, DIY, tutorial, and yes. . . Etsy sellers may even feature one item from your Etsy shop here. Be sure to subscribe by email so you will receive an email reminder to link up EVERY Friday and be featured on my blog 

 Let’s get this party started 
EARLY this week,
 be an early bird and come join us and share your creative goodness and add your link below. 

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Strawberry Shortcake Party

Its not too early to be thinking of a party theme for this coming summer birthday!  
How about a 
Strawberry Shortcake Party
 for your sweet girl!  

 Start planning now and have the perfect party complete with all the details ready to go.  Planning early for a special celebration is the best way to pull off a stress free event.
Need a set of 
Strawberry Favor Boxes . . . 
These are perfect for
 Valentine’s Day Favors
 as well!
 Get them with candy inside or 
with suckers for a unique little 
extra summery sweet!

I am also offering these as DIY Kits so you can get them and enjoy putting them together yourself for your guests and for much less shipping cost.

Available at the

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Ever notice how a single handmade item, be it a pillow, a card, an elaborate quilt, or painted wall art – always makes a person SMILE?  If you are reading this blog, chances are you’ve created something special for someone and you probably have the DIY Midas Touch!  

Handmade is so personal.  It extends a shining piece or ourselves to those we care about and each time the recipient looks at your gift, it reminds them of you.  While the things we buy from a store or catalog help keep the big retailers in business, the things we make tell others who we are.  

While we can’t all be DIY Diva’s and Artisans, buying a little something handmade conveys your intelligent and creative style and your ability to think outside the big retail box.  

This Black Friday, I urge others to visit some shops that specialize in handmade goods and when shopping for a Christmas gift for loved ones this season, consider some of the alternatives.

These are some of my favorite artists, but feel free to share your favorites in the comments below. 

And I saved the BEST for last – one of my most favorite artists on Etsy. Yes, I have one of these crane mobiles from Spare Bedroom Studio and I adore it!

Wishing everyone a 
Happy Thanksgiving!

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