Category Archives: Gift Guides

Gift Guide 2009 { DIY }

** I know it’s kinda late for the last Gift Guide post, but eh! Was so busy with craft shows & tiredness, couldn’t go faster! For the fun of it, let’s do this anyway :)

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions for the crafty peeps around you that can’t get enough of making things!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Fashionary, by FashionaryOnline.

Bazan knitting pattern, by JaneRichmond.

Dark grey poppies fat quarter, by Repeat.

Good to Know magazine, 6 months subscription, by Pikaland.
* Also available, PDF subscription.

Mozzarella and ricotta DIY cheese kit, by UrbanCheesecraft.

Reclaimed wood business card holder, by MadeInTheHV.

Recycled t-shirt yarn, by EclecticNotions.

Faux bois notebook, by OhSoGood.

Rustic stoneware beads, by MidnightCoiler.

Sheet of brown handmade recycled paper, by WhiteDragonPaper.

Pine needles & walnut DIY basket kit, by PineGardenBaskets.

DIY small terrarium kit, by MudPuppy.

Japanese tree and leaf button set, sold by FelicitySiu.

Pear pincushion PDF sewing pattern, by RetroMama.

TriFolding Display Case, by ArtisanWoodcrafting.

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Gift Guide 2009 { For Her }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions for the wonderful ladies in your life!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Check out more Gift Guides posts!

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Fawn and Flower Wall Wear, by Nea (that’s me!!). :D

Dizziw golden swirly hues headband, by JenniferBirge.

Whale bowl, by CeramicJen.

Black backpack, by Layer X Layer.

Spoke bracelet, by BijouDally.

Cape No3, by ArtLab.

Embroidered maryjane flats, by StopsAndStarts.

Mild and moisturizing facial soap, by DressGreen.

Ivory dress/skirt, by LarimeLoom.

Squid earrings, by Nea (that’s me again!) :D

Gardeners oak dibber, by FuturePrimGarden.

Fern gourmet brownie pops, by ThecCatsMeowFavors.

Mia Capsula bad, by Emma Pardos.

Woven cowl, by Celapiu.

Rustic aqua birdhouse, by BaconSquareFarm.

Corvidae Necklace, by Nea (me!).

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Gift Guide 2009 { For Him }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions for your man, your dad, and all the men in your life!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Check out more Gift Guides posts!

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Men’s 50’s bowling style shirt, by LesAndOscar.

Sketchbook, by Paperama.

Big red double barrel, by RuffeoHeartsLilSnotty.

Wood business card case, by Masakage Tanno.

Archaic copper and silver band, by Tinahdee.

Leather sweet home flask, by MoxieAndOliver.

Sterling guitar pick, by PanicMama.

Acorn mittens (custom size), by TheSittingTree.

Mustaches mug set, by Kimay.

Old school bike hoodie, by BareTree.

Wooden birdhead cup, by NatureDesign.

Blue face copper dial watch, by KapaDesigns.

Urban Mystery 11 screenprinted art, by Fantazerova.

Grey wool felt laptop sleeve, by ByrdAndBelle.

Trompe l’what collared shirt, by RusselTMiller.

USB flash drive stick with reclaimed teak, by TuavusDesign.

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Gift Guide 2009 { Housewares }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions for adorning every room of your home!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Check out more Gift Guides posts!

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2010 giclee calendar, by Joojoo.

*For those wanting more calendar suggestions, I have a post coming up in the next weeks! :)

Poufik pillows, by EvaForeva.

Nest planter, by Fort.

Repurposed Danish vintage chair, by MadsHome

Porcelain Deer Cup, by Miekongo.

Olives and Blooms fabric storage, by SewingMomma.

Revamped vintage plate, by ShopLePetitBoutique.

Recycled T-shirt Rug, by TalkingSquid.

Mosaic clock, by EnjoyMosaic.

Concrete planter with air plant, by TortoiseLovesDonkey.

Pancake lamp, by aWanderingSoul.

Yummy chocolate magnet set, by Jojo2238.

Thrublock wooden coat rack, by Wuda.

Mediterranean fig soy candle, by AJsCountryCottage.
*AJ is my very own candle pusher! Totally addicted to her strong scents!

Handwoven table runner, by Kelgwo.

Red tree porcelain plates, by Yasha Butler.

Crochetted cotton cover for Swiffer Duster, by OlliesBoutique.

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Gift Guide 2009 { Art }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions of wonderful art for your really empty walls and shelves!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Leaf Wall Wear, by Nea (me!) :D

Atmosphere art print, by JKLdesign.

Porcelain Beaver Skull with 18k luster, by PorcelainSkulls.

Lunaria Triptych signed fine art photograph, by AliciaBock.

Butterfly and Roses print, by PeggyWolfDesign.

Winter Wonderland limited edition letterpress print, by 12fifteen.

Kitchen Still Life, by TransparentEyeball.

Oh Dear art sculptures, by ArtMind.

Stepping Off limited edition print, by BetsyWalton.

Urban lichen wall decor, by Bettula.

A Journey of a Thousand Miles print, by PocketStudio.

To Pluck Down Justice From Your Awful Bench, by Raceytay.

White We’re All In This Together wall decor, by Poodlebreath.

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Gift Guide 2009 { Gift Wrap }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2009,
here are some suggestions for wrapping your gifts pretty this season!

Go see my post from 2007 on Gift Wrap for some eco-friendly suggestions that won’t cost you much!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Check out more Gift Guides posts!

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Mini paper wraps, by Kamal.

Lacey letterpress gift tags, by SarahParrott825.

Letterpress Holiday hedgehogs note set, by LuckyBeePress.

Mosaic pillow boxes, by FieldAndSea.

Cocoa/cream daffodils, by TheGildedBee.

Linen hand-printed furoshikis, by Jodii. { How to use }

Rudolf card, by WitAndWhistle.

Hand-stamped poppies on vintage crepe paper, by TackledAndShackled.

Snowflake screenpritned fabric, by ShowPony.

Gift wrap sheet (50% recycled fibers (25% PCW) and soy-based inks), by ErinRuth.

Pine tree card, by Essimar.

RaiDrop Split Pea screenprinted fabric, by SwankySwell.

Hemp/Organic cotton block printed furoshiki, by PersimmonAndPine. { How to use }

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Gift Guide 2008 { DIY Lover }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for the crafty gals and guys who wanna do it all themselves!

Also, go see last year’s DIY Lover selection!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Handprinted Needle Case, by Plainjanetextiles.

Briar Buttons, by UrbanTurn.

Recycled T-Shirt Yarns, by Mklawrie.

Handmade Ring Blank, by PointyPaws.

Handcrafted Knitting Needles, by Baahurrah.

Handmade Urchin Pincushion, by Nadelwerk.

Handmade Polymer Clay Stamps, by Charityelise.

Handmade Clasp, by Angrybunny.

Natural Alpaca Roving, by Vampy.

Large Oxidized Copper Circles, by Metamorph.

Handmade Cherry Niddy Noddy, by TheSpinnersEmporium.

Egg Stoneware Beads, by NKPbeads.

Porcelain Brush Rest, by Sumiko.

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Gift Guide 2008 { For Him }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for the men who deserve handmade, too!

Also, go see last year’s For Him selection!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Reversible Wool Vest, by Desirapesta.

Salvaged Wood Chess Board, by ChristopheRichard.

Steampunk Ring, by Edmdesigns.

Pale Ale Soap, by Krugsecologic.

Black Neck Warmer, by SaraLagace.

Microwave Bowl, by JimAndGina.

Hammered Copper Bookmark, by LeatherwoodDesigns.

Embroidered Plastic Tricycle Tee, by Vital.

Stainless and Oak Belt Buckle, by Solidio.

Recycled Sweater Beanie, by Remade.

Black Chowder Bowls, by Hardypottery.

2009 Calendar, by Bubbo.

Screenprinted Microfiber Necktie, by Cyberoptix.

Pasta Bowls Set, by Heidispottery.

Titanium Sandblasted Ring, by Titanuimknights.

Dead Betty Tee, by Rockmetalcouture.

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Gift Guide 2008 { For Her }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for all the ladies around you!

Also, go see last year’s For Her selection!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Cornelia Necklace, by Neawear (yep, that’s me!)

Custom Kimono Button Top, by Kimenna.

Bunny Vase, by Prettyrandomobjects.

Recycled Fur Earrings, by Tomate D’epingles.

Chai Spice Kit, by Purposedesign.

Tea Towel 2009 Calendar, by Cicadastudio.

Feather and Chain Necklace, by Noemiah.

Keyhole Flats, by HydraHeart.

Little Modern Bird Pillow, by Chakrapennywhistle.

Pomegranate Mango Soap, by ThePigAndThePeacock.

Vintage Frames, sold by VintageEtc.

Soup Bowls, by CambridgePottery.

Ceadar Framed Mirror, by Sierrawoodreflection.

Organic Coffee Shoulder Bag, by Thewren.

Amber Waves Moleskine, by Shoofly.

Not Fake Diamond Ring, by Melaniefavreau.

Angel Wings Tee, by Cloud9designstudio.

Poppies Wall Wear, by Neawear (yep, that’s me!)

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Gift Guide 2008 { Art }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for all art lovers out there!

Also, go see last year’s Art selection!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Object photograph, by Lushbella.

Heart of the Forest print, by Hisss.

Titan/Olympian original drawings, by Restlessthings.

Exchange of ideas, textile art, by Enhabiten.

Don’t Worry B Happy ACEO, by AceoToGo.

Circles print, by Photobird.

Love is Everything print, by Dazeychic.

Burned print, by JeremiSavoie.

Arise print, by Yellena.

Fairies and Wishes print, by ThePhotoZoo.

Pink Sapphire Desert embroidered art, by Fabbiz.

Birdland print, by NancyTobin.

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Gift Guide 2008 { Housewares }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for adorning every room of your home!

Also, go see last year’s Housewares selection!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Wall Wear, by Neawear (ok, me! lol).

Recycled paper Mobile, by Royalbuffet.

Maple cutting board, by Workwoodworking.

Growing leaves wall decal, by Vinylwalldesign.

Doily pillow cover, by Nuka.

Mini vase, by Annaspots.

Ants spoon, by Baileydoesntbark.

Light Sculpture, by Artfusionstudio.

Favela vase planters, by Mudpupppy.

Handwoven napkins, by Plait.

River rock rack, by Peartreefelts.

Glass snowy day platter, by Siriusfnord.

Tea-dust glazed mug, by HeartofIreland.

Mini moss terrariums, by Madebymavis.

Fabric basket, by PiecefulDesign.

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Gift Guide 2008 { Gift Wrap }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2008,
here are some suggestions for wrapping your gifts pretty this season!

Go see my post from 2007 on Gift Wrap for some eco-friendly suggestions that won’t cost you much!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

** Please note that the sellers suggested are NOT sponsors!
These are MY suggestions! **

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Tuli Tuli Card, by Essimar.

12 Gift Wrap ensemble, by Bubbo.

Plantable Seed Bottle Tags, by Porridgepapers.

Gift Wrap Sheet, by SarahMarieDesigns.

Snowflake Gift Tags, by SunshineandRavioli.

Eco-Furoshiki, by Salaryman.

24 Advent Calendar Pouches, by Nuvonova.

Oh Deer! Set of 3 Greeting Cards, by Steppie.

Gocco Snowflake Gift Tags, by Littleglowinglights.

Bloom paper, designed by BlackPearlPress, silkscreened by Rifferaff.

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Gift Guide 2007 { DIY Lover }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2007,
here are some suggestions for DIY related items!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

* Please note that none of the sellers featured are sponsors! These a MY favorites!

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If your recipient is someone who likes to take control and loves DIY (Do It Yourself), handmade supplies are just the thing to make them as happy as fish in water! You can’t give gifts more in sync with the Handmade Pledge with these!

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Handforged chasing tools for jewelers and metalsmiths by Knitsteel.

Aquarelle porcelain palette by VanessaMarie.

Hand spun merino/alpaca yarn by HandSpunandDyedToo.

Hand screen printed linen/cotton fabric by hollabee.

Handmade ball headpins sampler by metamorph.

Handmade needle felted beads by LucysPostcardQuilts.

Handmade lacy ceramic button by veronicabuttons.

Handmade wooden knitting needles by sheepishxlion.

Handmade ceramic beads by panopoly.

Cotton/linen fabric printed with eco-friendly solvent free inks by Kirinco.

Handmade rosey copper hammered rings by E2SSupplies.

Handmade bamboo, alpaca, silk, and corriedale drum carded batts by loop.

Metallic silver bottom whorl spindle by froggyfibers.

Handmade lampwork glass beads by rufusandroxy.

Hand Formed Copper Ring Stitch Markers by spindlecatstudio.

Hand dyed merino wool yarn by yarnchef.

Ozark pine wood crafters caddie by baboxes.

Artist brush or knitting needle case by chickenpox.

Pointy handmade recycled plastic beads by TMBMT.

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Gift Guide 2007 { For Her }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2007,
here are some suggestions for the lady!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

* Please note that none of the sellers featured are sponsors! These a MY favorites!

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There is soooo many handmade items available for her (girlfriend, wife, friend, mom, grandma!), it’s actually hard to choose a limited number of handmade goodness! I did however force myself do it! lol :)

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Goose feather Deploy earrings (9 colors available) by Nea Jewelry
By, well, myself! lol

Linen and canvas wallet by downstairsDesigns.

Looseleaf mocha yerba mate artisan blend by TeaNoir.

Porcelain salt and pepper shakers by gonetopottexas.

Hand printed notebook by tanisalexis.

Fabric cocktail napkins by avrilloreti.

12 good reasons to drink coffee grahic book by Guylaine Couture.
*Aussi disponible en français!

Crocheted grey wrist gloves by NataJane.

Handbound salmon leather journal by MyHandboundBooks.

Mod Cabin clock by nice.

Octagon tiles pillow by plytextiles.

Mother of pearl puffs on sterling silver earrings by Tomate d’épingles.

Custom made jeans by trapperjane.

2 layer Romantika necklace with ribbon pendant by Nea Jewelry
Yeahhh, by myself again! lol

Sweet Deer keyring by inmybackyard.

Creamy caramel by the slice by cravelouisiana.

Crocheted scarf by earlygirl.

Printed notebooks by jengsshop.

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Gift Guide 2007 { For Him }

As part of my Holiday Gift Guide 2007,
here are some suggestions for tha man!

Take the Handmade Pledge this Holiday season!

* Please note that none of the sellers featured are sponsors! These a MY favorites!

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Men like to receive gifts too! And even though handmade items for them on Etsy are less in numbers, great quality items are offered with him in mind! Check out my picks for the men in your life!

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Silkscreen ties by Cyberoptix.

Baseball print by abhayah.

Bullet clock by awelldressedbullet.

Wood wine rack (can be mounted or flat) by anthonydavidoliver.

HugoBoss for men soap by karenssoaps.

Vintage watch parts cufflinks by inhabitstructures.

Arrow head pendant on leather string by Tomate d’épingles.

Wool tartan plaid, leather and rivets wallet by sewlutionsbyamo.

Reclaimed materials lamp by Found.

“Whores Not Wars” screen printed t-shirt by handmade.
*I would totally buy that for myself too! lol! Women sizes available.*

Sterling silver carved ring by Kate Szabone.

Layered plywood clock by Ketchhaus.

Bolt cufflinks by lotusjewelrystudio.

Grass t-shirt by mediumcontrol.

Rust art wall piece by TimothyAdamDesigns.

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