Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Meet Earmark Invitations!

Meet Bridgett, the designer and owner of Earmark Invitations. You can find stationery, journals invitations, announcements, gifts in her shop! She was designing her own invitations, and voila! The world of stationary became her love!

Bridgette's biggest inspiration comes from her husband and her family! She has had endless support and love from the very beginning. She says, "It has been awesome!" She has been working hard at creating new clean, colorful pieces with a pretty touch for nearly 5 years. She has been selling on Etsy now for almost 4 months.

Bridgette works very hard to provide items of the highest quality and she uses recycled papers for her stationery. What she loves about Etsy is the shops and people she has met! She said, "definitely, i have found so many amazing companies on here! it is inspiring in itself!"

Featured Products in order:

Zoet Personalized Note Cards-Set of 10

Simple Pleasures 10 Pack

Coffee Anyone

You can find these stunning products and much more in her Etsy Shop!

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Cutie Pies!

The Littlest Seahawks Fans!

Go Seahawks!

Tori and Trista love to watch football with Daddy! As a matter of fact, they love to do anything with Daddy! When he is gone at work they will stand and point out the window yelling "Daddy"! How do you explain to a 16 month old that Daddy is at work and will not be home for 2 days?

They are by far the joys of our lives! Many evenings we just sit and laugh at them because they are doing yet another cute thing!

God has blessed our lives with the best daughters I could ever ask for!

Saturday, October 27, 2007

ANNE DUNDAS... Handcrafted Jewellery and Lampwork Beads

Fit for a Princess! Meet AnneDudas' from Sydney, Australia! Jewelery making has become a passion of hers since early 2004. She uses this passion to fill the time while she is carrying for her mum, who has MS.
Pink Ladies
Lusterous white fresh water pearls complimented beautifully by Swarovski crystals in several shades of pink.
While making jewelery, she has learned to use lampwork beads. She says, "It's such a thrill to play with molten glass watching it flow and form beautiful objects."


This beautiful bracelet features Nephrite Jade gemstone beads, as well as Swarovski crystals and Bali sterling silver.

Not only does she make jewelery, but she designs business cards for other jewely designers. You can find her designs at


You will feel like a princess wearing this necklace. A stunning sterling silver pendant, featuring the gemstone amethyst is the focal piece of this necklace.

Be sure to check out more of AnneDudas' beautiful work in her Etsy Shop!

Simple Joys in Life!

Oh, to be a child again! To play and have no fears, worries, or troubles! To be honest I wouldn't change being "Mommy" to these two beautiful girls! They bring such joy to my life!

The simple thing such as their laughter brings a smile to my face! They play well together and I know they definately love each other!

They remind me that each day is a gift, not a chore! Or something to be dreaded! We make the choice each day as to how we will react to circumstances around us! I choose to be joyful and full of love! Children teach us so much about ourselves and just life in general!

Take some time to spend just an hour or two with a little one in your life! I guarantee they will change your outlook on life!

Friday, October 26, 2007

A Few of My Favorites

I just wanted to share with you a few of my creations! As you may have noticed these items are not listed in my Etsy shop! That is because they have already been sold! But if you like what you see, I would be happy to make you one as well!
Happy Butterfly
Lined with Purple Flannel

Alligators 'n Wrench
Lined with Yellow Stripped Flannel

Ice Blue Plaid
Lined with Blue Gingham Flannel

Chocolate Brown 'n Blue Polka Dots

Lined with Blue Stripped Flannel

You can find many more warm Kuddly Baby Gifts in my Etsy shop at

Receive 10% off your first order! Just mention First Time!


And if you have a special request, please ask! I am able to do custom orders as well!

Happy Baby Shopping!!

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Becki's Designs

Thats a Wrap Red Tigers Eye

Becki Rasmussen, owner of Becki’s Designs specializes in costume and genuine stone/metal jewelry as well as finish Jewelry boxes, card making and other paper crafts and coming soon she will be doing clothing as well!

Although her shop name is Becki’s Designs, since she is the designer, her shop url is Entyqua. She wrote a story when she was younger and Entyqua was the main character.

Becki’s Designs in influenced by everything natural, vintage, or colorful! She is also inspired from things like her aquarium, a chandelier, or a simple pattern.

Becki takes great pride in using quality materials for all her designs. The time and love she puts into each new item is reflected in her craftsmanship! You will not be disappointed in her work for you or for a gift for someone special!

You can find Becki’s Designs at

Flowering Violet

The Delicate Lilac

Sunday, October 21, 2007

Interview with the Featured Artist!!! CoconutPalmDesigns

This Welcome sign is hand painted blue. All the details are carved out using a dremel and the zig zag border is painted back in in green, carmel and red.
1.Your name:


2.Your shop name


3. If your shop name isn't your name, is there a little story about how you got that name?

I wasn't really sure what to pick for my shop name but I wanted something to signify that I lived in a tropical country but something that didn't relate specifically to one type of craft or another. Also, on my land, here in Belize, we planted over 500 coconut trees last year so I think I had the idea of coconuts in my head.

4. Where can we find you?

Joanne says, "Sign making has turned into a great outlet for my creative energies and finally I am using my graphic design training for something exciting."

This Welcome sign is hand painted in purple. The words, butterflies and fish on the main part are carved out using a dremel and then the butterflies and fish are painted back in.

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Interview with the Featured Artist

Soft Branches- Fused Glass Art Pendant

This is a scenic focal pendant with a lovely tree top view, beautiful soft etch sage green with brown painted branch.

1. What is your shop name?
2. What is your name?
3. Is there a story behind your shop name?
Shoozles is a nick name I got from my cousin when I was 10 and I was wrestling my brother in the front yard so it is now my Business name- Thought it made a much better jewelry business name then a wrestling name LOL
4. What are the major influences in your style?
I like nature and color that is what I think influences my style more than any thing but more than any thing I love response, I am a response junkie- What does that mean? It means I listen to people talk about what they like and it means anything that makes me feel an emotion gets me motivated to make glass.
5. What do you want the reader to notice about your work?
I would like readers to notice that I have added my own hand to my work and notice the artful pieces, I want them to notice I have done more than stack glass together
6. Where can we find you? or

Michelle is also a proud member of WWAO (Worldwide Women Artists Online), an international collective of women artists showing and selling our workonline. To see more quality art by prominent women artists, searchWWAO.

A Heart Flies- Hand Painted Fused Glass Pendant
Freedom is the symbol of the flying heart. This is a deep mottled purple base with a lilac heart with white wings.

Painted Middle- Painted Fused Glass Art Pendant

Great Autumn colors.

Monday, October 15, 2007

Favorite Memory of Fall

My favoite memory as a little girl was raking up the leaves only to jump into them. Still to this day I love to play in the leaves and take in the fall smells! Oh and don't forget the baking of pumpkin breads! This is such a cozy time of year!