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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 { 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 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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Gift Guide 2007 { Housewares }

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

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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Whether it be for your host, an object design loving friend or for yourself to decorate your space for when eating turkey with the family, handmade housewares always add a special touch to any decor!

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Crocheted coasters by blackgingham.

Procelain snowflake tree ornaments by MSPottery.

Blockprinted birch key or jewelry holder by yellowcanoe.

Pulling the plug toilet vinyl by vital.

Berry bowl by RisingSunEarthworks.

Striped polymer clay magnets by blockpartypress.

Placemats for a seamstress by girlscantell.

Rusted style pottery bottle cluster by cyrusthepotter.

Crocheted baskets made from recycled thread by tinylittlestitches.

Wood coasters by caronruse.

Flora wall vinyl by TabulaRasa.

Fabric soft door stopper by punchanella.

Little lipped bowl by EmmaLitten.

Wooden salad tongs by AprilsFlowers.

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Gift Guide 2007 { Art }

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

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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I have never bought art on Etsy.

Yeah, I’m weird! It’s ’cause I want to move hopefully next summer in my own owned place, so I don’t want to risk having the art pieces in bad shape after the move! Once I do, watch out Etsy, I’m going on a shopping spree!!! lol :)

With that said, here are a few sellers I adore in the art department!
(Some are actually greeting cards, but why not frame them! lol)

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Greeting card by aquietlark.

Decorative organic shaped porcelains by elsita.

Square photograph mounted on maple plywood by Plywerk.

Paper on wood art piece by birdie1973.
Print also available in the shop.

Signed book of 306 polaroid photographs by 1977.

Digital art print by Madelaine.
By the way, she is 16 years old! Amazing!

Nice one of a kind Russian dolls ceramic sculptures by ArtMind.

12x8in print by calobee.

Migration print by traceface.

Breakfast photography print by photobird.

Watercolor, charcoal and ink art print by ObsoleteWorld.

3D ceramic wall tiles by elementclaystudio.

Bluebell print by scarlettcat.

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