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Kate from On The Front Line Etsy store shares her adorable little coin purses and wallets with us. These handmade purses are perfect for splashing a little retro vibe into your daily life. They are perfect for stocking fillers or …

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If you live outside the “usual” box then you are going to love this Shrinemaiden store on etsy. The Christmas decorations are a blend of whimsy, vintage and retro. Their quirkiness will leave you speechless as you try to decide …

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Here is a snapshot from KungFooKids on Etsy. Shannon’s whacky Log cushions are what caught my sleep deprived eyes. The irony of having a Log Pillow on my bed when I ache to “Sleep like a log” for just one …

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Shannon has  an adorable shop called Finnegan’s Market, through which she handcrafts and sells felt food for children’s make-believe play. My children always love playing with felt food that their Grandma has made but let’s face it not everyone …

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Wood Curve Bookshelf

This week’s featured Etsy shop is Wood Curve. Wood Curve features the wood working art of Scott Blackwell, a design engineer with an artistic bent. Blackwell realized there was a lack of unique modern furniture at reasonable prices, so …

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kraken bookends Dellamorteco

This week’s featured Etsy Shop is Dellamorte & Co. Dellamorte & Co. is the creative vision of artist Michael Locascio, an artist trained in classical sculpture, with an aesthetic that is one part classical and one part macabre gothic. Each …

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Skull Planter Brooklyn Global

This week’s featured Etsy shop is Brooklyn Global. Brooklyn Global is the work of artist Brooklyn based artist, Lisa. The shop expresses her love of quirky art and iconic images  through screen printing and hand casting concrete. The works …

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Halloween Mail ShrineMaiden

Halloween is here! And what better way to celebrate than by checking the mail–the Halloween mail that is. ShrineMaiden Robyn Madison has concocted a perfectly spooky mail sorter, full of unique pieces that can be pulled out, looked at, …

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This week’s featured Etsy Shop is 3 Princesses Store. For the past three years, wife and husband team Rachel and Tyson Hardiman have been crafting up fun and functional wooden toys, inspired by their three daughters. The wooden toys …

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Ollibots

Every once in awhile, I like to showcase fun craft kits for sale, especially something you can make with kids. After all, encouraging the next wave of crafters is an important part of keeping crafting traditions alive. Ollibots are both …

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Damask Steering Wheel Turtle Cove Studio

This week’s featured Etsy Shop is Turtle Cove Studio. Turtle Cove Studio features the fun work of maker Laura, a sewer and designer who left the world of retail for the freedom found in owning your own Etsy shop. …

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Paper Squid Inc Halloween Invite

This week’s featured Etsy shop is Paper Squid Inc. Paper Squid is the design endeavor of artist Karyna, a former advertising designer who realized the industry wasn’t for her. Instead, she creates beautiful custom invitations and announcements, adding your …

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icreateflix

Have you heard of iCreateFlix? Its another contender in the online craft teaching world, much like Craftsy, but with some interesting differences. Instead of offering just video tutorials and classes, they also offer PDF tutorials for those who prefer …

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Blue Zipper Heart

This week’s featured Etsy shop is Zippered Heart. Zippered Heart is a shop that utilizes vintage zippers to create new and interesting jewelry and accessories. The artist behind the shop, Toni, posses a love of vintage zippers and has …

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art sculpture pinterest board

If you like my posts on the intersections of modern art and crafting, then you should take a moment and head over to Pinterest to visit one of my favorite boards on that subject “Art, Sculpture“. Curated by …

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