Yummy Pink Scottie Fleece

Woo Hoo! Looky what I brought home last night! Co-ordinating pink fleece with Scottie dogs on them. Look for new things to pop up in my shop in the future using these two scrumptious designs. Yummy looking....aren't they?

Vanilla Joy Craft Giveaway Spectacular

I ran across this web site a couple days ago and really didn't have time to spend perusing so just popped it into my Google Reader. I'm glad I did. She has such fantastic giveaway contests for crafters! If you do any crafting at all you should check it out! I mean....who wouldn't want to win free stuff!

If you spend a little time as I have this morning you will find some neat links. Vanilla Joy is all about family fun. You can learn about kids face painting, about discipline for children, or obaji skin care and I specially liked this one creative date ideas! Just because I'm married doesn't mean I can't plan a date with hubby! There is even a link to take surveys for money! Interesting way to make a little cash! It's a fun place to go and it really has some interesting things going on. Stop by and check it out.

C is for Cat

I love animals of all kinds so it made sense that my "C" search was the word "Cat". When your done checking out my great choices just try it for yourself!

Look at this cool Cats Meow Evening Bag from the shop of NoDuplicates.

From Fehustoneware we have this raku fired Porcelain Cat / kitty Journal button

TwoZanyZebras brings us a RETRO PUSS Zany Cuddle Blankie

Bastille Blue has this cute set of lamp work beads ... Cinnamon Calico Cat

Could this be a tribute to Halloween? Gum Ghoul aceo by ElenaMary

'til next week!

Etsy Challenge for 8/25 - VOTE!

One of my baby quilts has been entered in an Etsy Challenge that will be running until next Monday. It is entered under the Knitting/Crochet/Needlework category. There are some really nice items in all the categories! Of course I would hope you would vote for me but....it is a personal choice. Jump on over post some votes for your favorites. Vote in every category or in just the ones that you want! To get to the Knitting/Crochet/Needlework vote you need to scroll wayyy down on the right hand side until you find it.
The links below will take you to each individual page so you can check out the awesome entries. Voting for any or all of them can be done on any of the pages as the voting is linked. Each page also has a link to how you can get into a future Challenge! or........
Click here and it will take you to the page!

Tulip's Treasure Box

"I am proud to create and present unique works of art. Thank you for allowing my joy to become yours. ♥ "
This is the statement you find in the announcement on Tulip's Treasure Box shop page. And create she does! like this BUFFALO FEATHERS Necklace and Bracelet Set Turquoise and Blues ColorsVery pretty, and unique, carefully created using hundreds of Swarovski Crystals & Seed Beads, Sterling Silver, Gemstone Moonstone & Sterling Silver matching clasps. Feathers are made of Sterling Silver too. The pendant is handmade too!

then there is this "SEArene" Seahorse Bracelet , handmade OOAK made with hundreds of tiny seed beads, genuine Swarovski crystls, and a polymer clay focal piece created by a talented etsy artisan. One end is left unfinished so she can adjust to fit YOU!

Then....for a current knitting or crocheting project, groceries, combination purse and shopping tote, business, school, work, and so much more she has... Tulips TeeTotes
She has so much more to offer! Stop by and visit her at her shop
Or visit her blog
and see what she has to say!

B is for Ball

Just type in the word "ball" in your Etsy search box. Some awesome items come up. Here are just a few!Here is one of the quilted Christmas ornaments from Kelsey's Korner. It's not to early to start thinking about the holiday's and what a nice gift this would be!
I absolutely love this pendant by Joni Stinson called "Goodness Gracious Great Balls of Fire".
Her designs combine traditional Native American techniques with contemporary elements, colors and materials.

This "Rivers of Silver and Gold Temari" is just one of many you can find at the Lucky Girl Trading Co. She does beautiful work using this ancient art.
Night Sky Jewelry offers these pretty Ruby in Zoisite spheres. Besides these she has other wonderful choices for yourself or as gifts!

Fantasy Creations has this pattern to make a ball for the little one in your life. It also comes with the pattern for an elephant. What a cute shower gift this would make!
I hope you stop by and visit the shops above and also....use your search bar to find interesting and unique items to buy for gifts or yourself!

A is for "Ant"

Theme for the day.....ant! Just type it in the search bar and see the other great offerings on Etsy.com!
The Etsybloggers Team are having their first anniversary sale this week too!
We and the Bean offer this cute print called "Finger Food"

The Birds & Bees sells the pattern for these cute critters. An Ant and an aardvark.

This hat features ants, a bug and a wistful rainbow frog watching the bugs. It can be found at Talking Dog Productions

Scout's ABCs A is for Ants can be found at Stubborn Dog

Etsybloggers 1st Anniversary Sale

We are the official street team for those who love to blog abut their craft, the creative process, and other Etsians! In the EtsyBloggers team you will find a global group of talented artists who offer a wide range of items which are handmade, vintage, and supplies.

Tell you mother, your sister, your brother! Tell all your neighbors and the postman and the clerk at the bank! Tell everyone you meet what a great place Etsy is to buy and especially tell them that the Etsyblogger Team rocks and that we are having a sale!

Coffee Anyone?

I like strolling through the Etsy shops to see what others are doing. I have found that I go into shops I never would have even heard of when I just type one word in the search box. Today's word was "coffee" as I was thinking I needed another cup.
Look at some of the interesting things I found!
How about some "Donuts with Your Coffee" from Rosegardenfae. She makes lovely jewelry.
This cute "Man does not live by coffee alone" note card from BBesigns A red "cup of coffee journal" from the shop of Sue Bleiweiss who creates fantastic journals from all kinds of papers and textiles! A soy, fresh brewed coffee scented candle from Aroma Fields who also sells great bath products.
Long Necked Nellie Recycled assemblage art comes to you from Junkyard Gypsy
Gosh....this is a fun shop!