Etsy Resolution: Trinket Store

Etsy Resolution: Trinket Store

The Trinket Store sells beautiful simple jewellery. Medallion shaped necklaces with textured images and earrings that complement these. Clare sells through markets and Big Cartel. She is in the process of opening up an Etsy store, but has trouble finding time with small children. This a lot of us can understand, I definitely can. What I … Continue reading

Sketchbooking: Tissue Paper

Sketchbooking: Tissue Paper

I try to give my daughters the opportunity to experience all kinds of different techniques to make a picture. I thought tearing beautiful coloured tissue paper would inspire the girls. Showing that when you overlap them you create another colour and that with odd shapes you can still make a picture. I didn’t expect a … Continue reading

Mama Creates 2: Ikea Hacks

Mama Creates 2: Ikea Hacks

Through all the promotion on the web for Etsy Resolution stores and my own, it seems I haven’t been printing for myself. This is not true. I have actually had a chance to make some things for the house, that had been lying around. Three of these you can call Ikea hacks, as I have … Continue reading

Etsy Resolution: Beyond the Picket Fence

Etsy Resolution: Beyond the Picket Fence

Who is up for Christmas in July. Visit Beyond the Picket Fences facebook page and you will be well on your way. Other things you will find there have a distinct country feel. Connie has decided after her stint with the Etsy Resolution, that a store on facebook, her own website, through create a shoppe … Continue reading

Sketchbooking: Treasure Map

Sketchbooking: Treasure Map

Sketchbooking was all about x marks the spot. Ellen has been asking about pirate day and her younger sister wants to draw maps all the time. Our assignment a treasure map with an x for the treasure. I get out a big box of pencils in all the different colours of the rainbow and of … Continue reading

Etsy Resolution: Mia View

Etsy Resolution: Mia View

Just in time for Mother’s Day, we get to look at Mia View. NeNi makes jewelry from Perspex, that is reminiscent of Alice in Wonderland. What I like? I love the happy whimsical designs, even though as a mum they might not always be practical. NeNi definitely found her own style. What I think could … Continue reading

Etsy Resolution: Me and Zebedee

Etsy Resolution: Me and Zebedee

Karen from Me and Zebedee screen prints just like me. It is scary to promote a competitor, but her style is different from mine and she makes cushions and pillows. Nice simple designs that compliment any dĂ©cor. What I like? She chose Big Cartel as her shop platform as opposed to Etsy. I still have … Continue reading

Etsy Resolution: Samelle Candles

Etsy Resolution: Samelle Candles

The fun of looking at all these different shops is that you learn a lot of new things. I for example was unaware that there are candles that have wooden wicks, until I looked at Samelle Candles. Sam’s scented candles give you the added feeling of a crackling noise of a campfire. And that would … Continue reading