Sunday, August 30, 2009

Lemon and Poppy Seed Soap- Antibacterial, Exfoliating, Moisturizing, Invigorating, and so Refreshing (Chemical Free- Vegan)

Pamper yourself this weekend with a bar of lemon and poppy seed soap.

According to the seller, AerieMountain, "Our Lemon & Poppy Seed soap has the awesome smell of lemons freshly cut. Lemons provide the great smell and the antibacterial quality (which is great for acne prone skin, as is the clay found in all of our soaps). This soap is truly invigorating to your skin and refreshing to your whole being. The poppy seeds will help to exfoliate your skin naturally, and they wash away easily. Poppies are considered the flower of love, and we know you'll love this soap as much as we do!"

Get this deliciously luscious soap at for $4.

Milk Bottle Vase Hand Painted

This stunning vase is made from an old milk bottle found at a consignment shop. The seller, simplyprettyprints, took it home and hand painted it in orange, dark fuschia and aqua blue.

Get this lovely vase at for $58.75.

Watch with Queen Anne Lace on Olive Green

This elegant timepiece is made with real flowers and comes with a black band. The seller, PurplePetalStudio, will substitute a white band if you request it.

This great gift is available at for $39.99.

The cutest little pumpkin pun cushion ever

This fun little pin cushion is handstitched with orange, brown and green felt. It comes with three pins to get you started.

Pick this item up in time for Halloween at for $7.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Big Tree Growth Chart

A wall decal with a purpose. What a great way to keep track of how your little one is growing.

This great decal is made with high quality, self-adhesive vinyl and can be easily removed with no residue.

Get this fun find at for $48.

NEW Organic lime verbena all natural vegan soy votive candle with essential oils

This gorgeous votive candle from Lilsprout is made with 100% soy wax and has a "very fruity tangy sweet scent that has a burst of citrus," according to the seller.

Find this great item at for $1.95.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Repurposed Yoga Strap and Handle in Blues, Greens and White Stripes free shipping

This is the perfect gift for the yoga fanatic in your family.

"What was a soft, woven belt has become a soft, woven strap! Simple stripes in greens, blues and white make this repurposed strap a charming option for your yoga practice. This eco friendly option long enough to double as a handle for your mat," says the seller, YogaSunsations.

Get this great strap at for $10. As an extra bonus, there's free shipping!

Smoky Quartz Pendant Necklace

This simple but elegant necklace is made with a sterling silver chain and a 22x40mm smoky quartz faceted drop gem. Smaller gems are also available, but this size makes a real statement.

Get this striking necklace for $85 at

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Naked Paper Bag Scrapbooks - Set of 6

What a unique way to show off your family photos. Each scrapbook comes with twelve pages and measures 5.5" x 5.5".

Get this set for $4.50 at

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Farmer's Market Granola with dried mixed berries and apricots

Yum, yum. Who doesn't like a delicious granola? And this one is even better because it's allergy free and vegan — anyone can eat it.

The seller, jakebakes, call it, "a delicious blend of certified gluten free oats, organic flax seed, dried cranberries, dried blueberries, dried apricots, dried strawberries, sunflower seeds with the sweet touch of organic brown sugar."

Get this tasty treat at for $6.95.

Squirrel Tree Wristlet Purse Red Khaki Olive Green

This cute clutch is full of whimsical fun! Use it to carry your keys, lipstick or credit cards. It's a great size (6" long, 4" high) to stick in your purse or carry by itself.

Get this fun find at for $10.

Large berry bowl strainer and swampy greens

This delicious piece of pottery is perfect for straining summer berries. It holds about 5 cups and is functional and pretty!

Get this dishwasher-safe, stoneware strainer from for $54.

Handmade Log Cabin Quilt Top

This is a beautiful handmade quilt top — you do the finishing. It's great for quilters who don't have time to do piecework.

It's made of 100% cotton and measures 42-1/2" x 21-1/2" unfinished.

Find this beautiful quilt top at for $50.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Organic Bloom Ring

This adorable ring is made of sterling silver and has a 4 mm band.

Get this cute piece of unique jewelry for $39 at

Back from Alaska

I'm back from my great trip to Alaska with my husband and his family. It was a great trip!

Here I am on top of Mount Roberts in Juneau. We rode a tram 1,800 feet, then hiked to the summit at 3,800 feet.

Here I am shopping at a yarn store in Juneau. I couldn't pass it up. I also visited a yarn shop in Ketchikan.

If anyone is interested in more photos from my Alaska trip, leave comments and I'll put more up.

Check back tomorrow for more Top Etsy Finds.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

I'm on vacation

Top Etsy Finds will be on hold for the next two weeks, because I will be on vacation in Alaska. Check back later for photos from this amazing trip. In the meantime, check out my online store,

Pottery Ikebana Pin Frog Vase

This gorgeous vase is very earthy and natural. Also, each vase is unique because they're hand thrown by the seller, draftyrafters.

Find this great vase at for $23.

Autumn Leaves Necklace - Leaves Pendant in Sterling Silver

This charming sterling silver necklace is great for the upcoming season. They chain can be either 16" or 18" long.

Embrace autumn with this necklace from for $21.

Flower and Bee Etched Print

This dainty print would look beautiful in a black frame. The print is 6" x 9" and the parchment measures 7" x 10".

It's available for $25 at

Coral Rectangle Necklace

This pretty little necklace is available for $36 at It would make a great gift for your mother or your friend and the silver pendant comes on a brown leather cord.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Hand etched bookmark

This beautiful flower and spiral bookmark is hand etched and made of aluminum wire. It's perfect for a one-of-a-kind gift for your favorite bibliophile.

Find this great gift at for just $4.99.

Damsk Cowl Tank- handmade in grey and green

It's summer. It's hot. Why not be cool and comfortable in this cowl tank by Recession?

Get this awesome shirt at for $38.

Cherries and Creme - One Dozen Vegan Soy Tealights

Who doesn't love yummy-smelling candles?

"Our own creation of sweet, luscious black cherry blended with a splash of creamy vanilla bean combine to make this an irresistibly delectable one of a kind delight!" says the seller, gypsydreamcrafters.

Get these tea lights at for$7.25.

2010 CALENDAR - Mini Deer Series (Printable)

Print out this cute mini calendar for a perfect way to keep your dates. It's also a great gift for friends who have trouble keeping appointments.

As a bonus, you will also get the 2009 version for free with an order for 2010.

Find this printable calendar at for $5.

Oval Turquoise Ring

Give this turquoise stone ring to someone you love. The stone is set in sterling silver and available in any ring size.

It's available for $72 at

Indoor/Outdoor and Awesome Concrete Planter

This lovely planter is great for succulents or other small plants. It measures 3.5" in diameter and just under 2" high.

Get this planter at for $20.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Sympathy card

Let your friends know how much you care with this elegant sympathy card. The card front is textured; the inside is white cardstock. The card comes with a white envelope.

This card is available for just $2 at

Floating wine holder

This is truly an amazing feat of woodworking.

"A true conversation piece, this floating wine holder can balance your favorite bottle of wine in mid-air making something that seems impossible a reality," according to the seller, BandGFloatingwine.

Find this beautiful wine holder at for $14.99.

SALE -- The Sophia Wallet in Olive Blossoms -- Last one available

Use this fun wallet to hold all your serious cash. This wallet has six slots for credit cards, a pocket for cash, a pocket for a checkbook and a zippered pocket for change. It measures 7.75" x 4.25" (including the flap).

Get this unique wallet at for $29.

Baby alpaca booties

These beautiful baby booties would make a great gift for a pregnant friend. The soft, natural alpaca booties fit infants from 0-3 months and come in the perfect packaging for gifting.

Find these cute booties at for $20.

Pretty Birdie's Organic Cotton and Bamboo High Waist Pencil Skirt

This skirt is high fashion, made of organic and sustainable materials and can be ordered to specific dimensions.

"This skirt is timeless and will go with everything. The fabric is substantial enough to take well into fall and can be worn in winter with tights," says the seller, stephanieteague.

Get this skirt at for $80.

Scottish River 8x10 photo

Who knew Scotland was so colorful! This gorgeous 8"x10" photograph was taken at Glen Coe in Scotland and is printed on professional-grade paper.

This photo is available for $15 at

Friday, August 7, 2009

Red Matrix Tru-Stone Mach 3 Razor Shaving Handle (handmade)

This beautiful razor handle is a great gift for the man in your life. It is handturned and made from Tru-Stone and chrome.

According to the seller, PCwoodcraftandPens, "Tru-Stone is made from pulverized semi-precious stone and natural pigments, which are then bound by resin. Tru-Stone products are heavier than those made from wood products."

Buy this razor handle for $59.99 at

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Puss in boots - Halloween Cat Costume

Who doesn't love to dress up their cat? They never look happy, but it's just so funny. This hat makes the perfect Halloween costume for the kitty in your family.

It's available for $22 at

Circular shape shrug/bolero

This gorgeous shrug in colors of the sea would be a beautiful addition to any wardrobe. Use this as a way to dress up jeans or wear it over a dress for a more formal occasion.

Find this shrug at for $76. It's on sale, so get it now!

Moroccan Boxwood Honey Spoon Handcrafted in Morocco, North Africa

Buy this one-of-a-kind honey spoon for a good cause. 33% of the sale price will be used for local development projects directly helping the villagers residing in Agouti. The remaining sale price will go to the craftsmen.

A note from the store, AssociationIghrem:

"This honey spoon was carefully handcrafted in a small Amazigh village in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco, North Africa. The craftsmen of this set, Brahim, has been working on wood crafts for over 10 years. Brahim uses Boxwood as one of his favorite woods for its malleability, exceptional grain design and incomparable strength. Products made from Boxwood can withstand years of use and yet is often simply displayed for its beauty.

Brahim first started carving products to sell to locals and tourists. However, he wanted it not only to benefit the user but his entire village. In order to do this, Brahim created and now is the president of Association Ighrem which focuses on the development of his village. Every carved item sold a significant portion is donated to the association Ighrem which allows the association to implement development projects to improve everyone's livelihood in Brahim's village."

Learn more at

Find this spoon at for just $10.

Lemon Sugar Cold Process Olive Oil Soap

According to the seller, SinfulSoapCo, this soap "is sweet and fresh, the perfect fusion of sweet sugar and lemony citrus." Sounds like the perfect scent for hot summer days.

This soap is available at for $5.

Black kitty cat infant costume

How adorable! Make your cute kiddie into a cuddly kitty this Halloween. This knit costume will make your little one into the cutest kitten on the block. It comes in sizes newborn to 18 months and you can specify which color you want.

Find this costume at for $150.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Set of three turtle and fish ceramic mugs

These mugs are perfect for your beach house. They are hand-thrown stoneware mugs adorned with fun fish and turtles and are microwave and dishwasher safe.

Find these mugs at for $20.

Oak Candy Machine

What fun! Fill this handmade candy machine with your favorite sweets and you're sure to be the favorite grandparent.

This great treat dispenser is available at for just $20.

Gorgeous hairpin

What a perfect gift for a little girl in your life. This hairpin would look adorable and comes packaged for gifting.

Find this pretty pin at

SALE Gypsy Handbound Blank Book

This beautiful paisley book would make a great journal or address book. It measures 6 1/4" x 4 3/4" x 1/2".

This book is available for $21.25 at

Two new washcloth sets

Just in case anyone has been wondering what I've been up to, I thought I'd show my most recent listings. These are two sets of washcloths made with 100% cotton that sell for $5 for a set of three. They are handknitted in double strand and are soft enough to use on baby or your face.

You can find these sets of washcloths and many others at my site,

Monday, August 3, 2009

Handwoven Cotton Looper Rug

The beachy colors in this handwoven rug would look great in a light, airy kitchen. This rug measures 31" x 48.5" not including fringe.

According to the seller, sallyrae1, this rug "looks great on slate tile or on light hardwood floors."

Find this rug at for $85.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Plum Stoned small 4" Inked Ceramic Vase

This vase is beautiful even without flowers! Spruce up a boring room with this pop of color.

It's available for $9.50 at

Peasant Dress/Top in Rust Linen

This pretty peasant dress/top is a great way to add a little pop to your wardrobe.

"Enjoy a modern take on an old-fashioned peasant style dress. Make this dress the most versatile piece in her wardrobe! It can be worn as a dress or tunic. It looks adorable layered over jeans, leggings or tights. Wear it in the cooler months with a long sleeve shirt under it and in the spring/summer as is, or with capris. This would make a cute outfit for a photo shoot. Studio photos and outdoor photos, the rust color would look great among the fall leaves! You’ll find so many cute combinations, you won’t be able to choose," according to the seller, jjandjojo.

Get this shirt at for $20.

Provence Garden Bees in My Bonnet Quilt

This 100% cotton quilt is just like grandma used to make. Imagine snuggling up under this beautiful blanket on a cold winter day. The quilt measures approx. 52" x 64" and was designed by the seller, brenniequilts.

Find this quilt at for $550.