Tag: etsy

Only a Month to Go

Anyone who follows what is going on in the Etsy world has probably heard of the Last Friday Trunk Shows. Etsy Labs invites different street teams to have shows at their place in Brooklyn on the last Friday of the month. I’ve heard mixed things about it but then again that happens with anything that is new and working out the kinks. Anyway, the Texas street team is invited for the last Friday and Saturday in September and I decided to go in person. Can’t really afford it but I love New York and have never tromped around Brooklyn so I’m excited. If I sell some stuff great, if not, well, I’m in New York 🙂 I haven’t traveled outside the state in awhile so I’m looking forward to it. I’m trying to compile a list of places to visit, both for myself and to see if I can get my stuff in some shops up there. I’m taking suggestions. I know I still have a few weeks but I’m getting excited. So take a look at the poster I designed. Hopefully you’ll see it around 🙂

Belty Bling

So, I’ve been too busy to make my own stuff lately, but not too busy to browse around Etsy. I’m on a belt buckle kick so I thought I’d share some of my favorites with you.

We’ll start with a fellow Austinite.

Glass belt buckle with woodgrain silkscreen.
Love it.

Steel buckles no one else will have on their belts.

Yes, we’ve seen them before but this one is 18k gold!

Amazing Dia Des Los Muertos Belt Buckle
at headzortailz.etsy.com

Rock n Roll

In honor of my shoulder feeling better then acquiring a fabulously crispy sun burn that makes wearing clothes feel like a million little needles, I am going to post a few of my favorite etsy artists. Actually, the real inspiration for the artists I chose are all the river rocks I collected after I burned myself floating down the river at a family reunion this weekend. After the bad choice in non-waterproof sunblock, I decided it was best to play babysitter and amused myself with finding interesting stones while the kids hunted for fish with these awesome $2 toy nets. I love it when kids find more amusement in the cheapy stuff. Anyway, here are some very talented people who work with stones and pebbles (or at least imitate it well.)

Ashleyjewelry‘s fabulous rock pieces

Beth Cyr Fine Art Jewelry

Ad libitum– as you like it

Created by Abbe Ciulla of The Offbeat Artisans

Hardflower Studios

Kim Westad Ceramics