Posts Tagged ‘etsy’

PARIS INSPIRED MINIATURE LACE ARCHIVES

PARIS INSPIRED MINIATURE LACE ARCHIVES

Happy Monday to you, I hope you had a beautiful weekend? We had a festive Saturday, a DIY Sunday and unpacked a few more boxes! Every day I open a new box and find more of the things I have made, yesterday I happily stumbled upon this little collection of miniature lace archives that I […]


WIN A £100 ETSY GIFT CARD!

WIN A £100 ETSY GIFT CARD!

Hey happy Thursday! Today I have a lovely treat for you, to help launch Etsy Gift Cards in the UK I have been given a £100 Etsy Gift Card to giveaway to one of my readers. Keep reading and enter below and you could win the Gift Card to spend in your favourite Etsy shops. You can […]


SIX THINGS ETSY – OCTOBER 2013

SIX THINGS ETSY - OCTOBER 2013

I have found six lovely things from Etsy to share with you this morning, hand made and delivered from all over the globe straight to your nest. 1. Stay Wild – limited edition giclee print – Helen Dardik, 2. Bay armchair – winter – Name Design Studio, 3. Blackbird singing - Vintage tin artwork – Hens Teeth, 4. Bohemian […]


FAMILIAR THINGS OUT OF THE ORDINARY

FAMILIAR THINGS OUT OF THE ORDINARY

A glance through recent Etsy Blog posts led me to this article which in turn led me to the beautiful work of New England painter Jeremy Miranda. His green houses are ablaze with a beautiful warmth and tropical heat, but it’s the greys that got me. Paintings of familiar things that somehow seem extraordinary, in all the colours […]


SNAPS FROM THE WEEKEND

SNAPS FROM THE WEEKEND

Bits and pieces from days at home, this lovely hand printed postcard is from a new ice cream parlour that has opened up in Hastings Old Town called Blue Bird. Its the cutest hole in the wall with hand made souvenirs and ice cream for sale. Shrimp nets and pirate eye patches muddle in with […]


BEST OF ETSY-JUNE ROUND UP

BEST OF ETSY-JUNE ROUND UP

Found some lovely shops and things on Etsy lately, here are the ones that make my heart sing! 1-Grey cat with embroidered face-Eszter Dobó. 2-Linen Tote-Linea Carta. 3-Embroidered beaded edge oval necklace-By Lina Studio. 4-Dog art print poster-Aardvark On Sea. 5-Espresso pour quatre/ Espresso for four-Art et Manufacture. 6-Linen flower hairpins – set of 3-Namolio. […]


VINTAGE FASHION CHRISTMAS

VINTAGE FASHION CHRISTMAS

Sparkly, shimmery and snuggled. No sign of snow here, but it will be a white Christmas in my heart with an outfit like this. A modern day snow queen with vintage style. Beads, diamante, fur and silvered brocade all coming together to create a frosted glistening look. 1 70s Winter white Joli Pel Faux Fur- […]


VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

  WHAT? It’s Saturday you say? Well you know me. Way out west, simple 1970′s cotton dress and leather boots dolled up with, colourful accessories. Cotton Crochet Dress – Vacation Vintage, turquoise necklace – Mr Upcycled, Coral Necklace – Zephyr Vintage, Bucket Bag – Thrush, Sequin Purse – Strawberry Koi, Southwestern Belt Squash Blossom Vintage, Grey […]


9 BEAUTIFUL FESTIVE CARDS

 9 BEAUTIFUL FESTIVE CARDS

A small collection of favourite christmas cards I have seen online this year, they are so lovely we should maybe fill them with more than just the usual greetings, combining a letter covering the whole inner card so it will be treasured for longer than just the festive season. 1 Embellished with gold glitter – […]


VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

Is it Sunday already? oops. This weeks Etsy vintage outfit has a twinkle of yellow for dark days and evenings, with Long sleeved warming layers and simple accessories. Mustard Cardigan – Alacloth , Blouse – Decades, Coat – Dear Golden , Lion Necklace – Capri Oui, Belt, Shoes and Bag – Thrush, Skirt – Pretty […]


VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

Make then stare! Wearing jewels on the bus to the department store or tottering from the car to meet with friends for lunch, a sweet little outfit with bright accessories to cheer up Autumn days. Fur Coat-Hollie Point, Gold and Turquoise Bracelet-Rebstuff1, Beaded Earrings and Milk Glass Rhinestone Necklace-Kiamichi7, Lace Slip and Floral Pencil Skirt-Gypsy Plunder, […]


THE ROUGH WITH THE SMOOTH

THE ROUGH WITH THE SMOOTH

Hello, Friday folk, I know, that you know my time keeping is not the best, but I’m here! Todays Vintage fashion Friday is all pulled together from UK based Vintage Etsy shops. Dressing up for daytime, with over the top jewellery and a scruffy edge, lets say Breakfast at Tiffany’s meets Sid and Nancy. I would also […]


ETSY ROUND UP WITH A HINT OF BLUE

ETSY ROUND UP WITH A HINT OF BLUE

Gathering together some Etsy Favourites to share with you. Woodland Creatures Mask Set-kissmego, Goose Feather fringe-Kimonos Feathers, Astral Teepee tank-Bark Decor, Lace Charm Stone Necklace-REBEL by FATE, Ocean green and gold earrings-Roots and Feathers, Whale on a wing-Evan B Harris, Ocean blue stoneware mugs-Di Terra, Wonder cat print-What Katie Does, Trio of chalk board tablets-Peg […]


VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

VINTAGE FASHION FRIDAY

As the seasons change I find my wardrobe wish list goes through the roof! With inspiration everywhere and the high street all looking a little same-y I need to get back into mixing up old and new, so I thought it would be fun to try a new weekly feature, Vintage fashion Fridays. I hope […]


RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR LONDON 2012

RENEGADE CRAFT FAIR LONDON 2012

Just some of the wonderful things that will be for sale at the Renegade Craft Fair in London this September. I have long watched the unfolding of beautiful stalls at these fairs all over America, and for the 2nd time The Renegade Craft Fair will be held in London’s Old Truman Brewery, at 81 Brick […]


LAST TINIEST ART SHOW-DECEMBER 2011

LAST TINIEST ART SHOW-DECEMBER 2011

All things bright and beautiful, the last tiniest art show of 2011. The sun is shining in one half of the sky, the other half is clouding over with a menacing grey. After all the fun and games of Christmas are packed away we still need some colour inspiration to start a new year. With […]


SILK VELVET DIAMANTE VINTAGE

SILK VELVET DIAMANTE VINTAGE

My favourite booth at the country living Christmas fair was that of Rosie’s Armoire, with dustings of powder blue all around, sprinkles of embellished sherbet velvet, vintage cutlery with a delicate patina, pretty charms with vintage roses, hand stitched fairies jostling alongside lavender sachets, old suit cases and wooden crates filled with owner Helen’s signature printed […]


TINIEST ART (AND CRAFT) SHOW NOVEMBER EDITION

TINIEST ART (AND CRAFT) SHOW NOVEMBER EDITION

Remember remember the fifth of November, we had a great outdoor family party on Saturday night, complete with epic bonfire, a basket of hotdogs for the children, huge pots of meatballs and curried chicken (for the people trusted with sauce!), pumpkin pie and fireworks, a few flying too low, but no-one injured, so we live […]


BARK AT THE MOON

BARK AT THE MOON

Over the weekend I gathered together a collection of the Werewolves tame cousins for your etsy shopping delight. Hope this is a fun start to your creepy Halloween morning x Papercut puppets – Isabella’s Art, The Wolf Man – Universal Monsters Series – Adam Rabalais, Raised by wolves Baby Onsie – Wild Rose Herbs, Big […]


AUTUMN TREAT FOR YOU AND ME

AUTUMN TREAT FOR YOU AND ME

Lovely Stefania is offering all L&S readers another discount throughout Fall, 10% of any order from Petra Collection until November 10 (to make sure if it is a gift you get it in time for shhhhh Christmas). I love these Autumn coloured stones and silks in her latest rings and bracelets, influenced by a Greek […]


THE PERFECT LINEN BAG

THE PERFECT LINEN BAG

You really can’t even see the true beauty of this slouchy handprinted linen bag from Bookhou at Home, as it lies on my kitchen table. After this picture I transferred all my daily things straight into it and threw it on my shoulder. It is just the perfect day bag, light, beautiful, handmade, soft leather strap, […]


OCTOBER SURVIVAL GUIDE

OCTOBER SURVIVAL GUIDE

So now the Summer has really gone, the smell of fresh mown grass, roses and candy floss are replaced with rain, fallen leaves and hearty dinners. This is the season when I like to start stock piling scented things for our home, zesty soaps for invigorating showers that wake you up when it’s dark outside […]


ALL GO

ALL GO

Up too early today and it was still dark, so I scurried back to bed with a bowl of hot cinnamon and maple porridge and started to list some lucky charm pendants in my poor neglected little shop, I managed to get some pictures even though it was grey and moody skied all day yesterday, […]


DO SOMETHING NICE TODAY

DO SOMETHING NICE TODAY

I often get lovely things through the post and am, as you can imagine quite forgetful in returning the joy. So today I am putting together a few packages. Making, wrapping, decorating then mailing. If you are also looking for something lovely to send, I fell in love with these super sweet sentiments designed by […]