I am loving all the awesome goods by All-Mighty Clothing. I have never owned a Boston Terrier, but I have always admired them. The doggie cupcake tee is fabulous, as is the heart doggie tee. You can purchase a white shirt for yourself so you & your pooch will coordinate! Take a gander at all the fab goods by All-Mighty Clothing.
I recently had to have a ring cut off my finger (long story!) so I am in the market for a replacement. Georgie Designs has many handcrafted rings & other pieces of jewelry that I would love to own. The hand-wrapped wire rings are beautiful. I especially like the blue gemstone ring. You'll find stunning necklaces & earrings, as well, at Georgie Designs. The set of rose quartz & pearl earrings are one of my favorites. Have a look at all of the beautiful pieces in this shop.
Tawnis Moon's wares are nothing if not unique. The boobie bags, handbags fashioned out of bras, are definitely something I have never seen before! I love the beautiful halter top that has been "upcycled" out of a scarf. And don't miss the book purses which are also recycled out of previously used goods.
Dawn and Valerie, quirky 23 year old identical twins, are the creative forces behind Duplicate Daughters. Together this set of twins has designed lots of unique & funky jewelry. The gold pirate skull cameo is a nice blend of punk & vintage. I also love the Japanese flower ring, as well as the Cabochon earrings. Have a look at all the cool products by Duplicate Daughters.
My Favorite Mirror produces pocket mirrors, mousepads and coaster sets featuring artwork by various artists. You can also have these products made with your own logo, photo or designs. The beautiful Jill Bliss coasters would make a wonderful housewarming gift. There's also coasters featuring artwork by Seamripper, one of my favorite illustrators. To spruce up your work space, have a look at all the cool mouse pads, such as the Alice in Wonderland pad by Tenniel Carroll. You can also purchase products featuring artwork by the oh so popular Black Apple.
Monkey Craft has a great collection of unique items to choose from. The cushion covers are a fun way to remember the games of the 80s you loved, such as PacMan & Ms. PacMan. I love the covers that are made out of retro fabric, as well. The fabric bags are fun accessories that would be an interesting aspect of any ensemble. I love the cupcake bag! And for all the little ones there's the most adorable wee monkey wear. The shorts & dresses are fabulous. And I have to give props to this designer's banner. I love the crafty monkey!
If you're anything like me, your pooch is more than just a pet...they are part of your family. What better way to show your doggie some love than to treat them to a beautiful, handmade bed that is personalized by Pika-Peeks. This talented crafter also creates custom doggie collars made of embroidered linen. And don't miss the lavender tea bags that will make any space smell delightful.
How could I not post about the Smart Ass signature thongs? This may not seem like something you'd typically find here, but I got such a kick out of these & just had to share. Party Girl might be a bit obvious, but who would expect Control Freak to show up on thong underwear? I personally would like a pair proclaiming my Drama Queen status. And there's also Something Blue making things easier on the bride!
Busy B Boutique is full of adorable accessories. I adore the cute Perfect Fit Headband™s that are available in a variety of patterns & colors. And they are reversible so you get two for one! I truly need a black & white damask print headband for summer & the skull 'n crossbones band is just enough rebel to give any gal a bit of an edge. You will also love the stylish dish gloves. Who knew something so mundane could be so cute!? June Cleaver would be so envious.
I get so tired of digging around for a matching set of earrings. I desperately need one of the fabulous jewelry stands created by Flourish Jewelry. There's also a rotating earring display that would come in very handy. And don't miss the beautiful pottery shard pendants.
I want to hug all the adorable little critters at Cupcakes for Clara! Curious kitten Rusty has his paws out ready to be loved on. And how precious is the pink piggy? Check out all the little cuties, as well as the adorable finger puppets, today.
Have you been wanting to create a softie of your own but don't know where to begin? Sew Your Own is here to the rescue! You can purchase a pattern to create your own Miss Buttons doll. Also, you have the option of just purchasing the pattern or purchasing the pattern and fabrics. So convenient! Check out the gallery & see others' take on Miss Buttons.
Bonspiel Creation has an ecclectic mix of goods ranging from wallets to apparel. I love the oversized squirrel graphic that appears on tank tops & hoodies. There are several different softies to choose from, my favorite being the Minty Fresh bunny. The And purse & palm print bag are also uniquely funky. Bonspiel Creation is a great source for items that will set you apart from the crowd!
I love Candle Occassions based solely on their fabulously designed packaging. Don't the products look inviting? The simply designed Botika candles would make lovely gifts, as would the luxurious CIR candles. The Er'go Soy Candles, which were voted the Best Candles Ever by "O" Oprah Magazine, look wonderful in their deliciously bright packaging. Have a look at all the wonderful items Candle Occassions has to offer.
Fish Lips Paper Designs is full of hip & modern gift wraps printed on 100% post-Consumer recycled papers. Kimi Rutkin, the talented designer behind this company, shows us that going "green" can be both easy and beautiful. Being a dog lover I adore the One Love gift wrap. I also love the unique Fish Lips design, as well as the fabulous geometric prints that are available. And the cheeky You're Welcome paper is divine! Grab some of the terrific paper Fish Lips has to offer to make your next gift giving experience extra special.
Jean-Baptiste Regnard and Kevin Sherry design & hand print all the products at Squidfire. Their collaboration has yielded many cool designs, such as the seahorse & the adorable cowboy tee. You will also find hoodies & track jackets featuring their graphics. However, the most unique items may very well be the customizable hand-painted shoes. And don't miss the framed prints either!
I've said it before, but I'll say it again...I love octopus designs! And the octopus apparel (yes, you read correctly) by Aorta is too much fun. There's also funky squid ties that come in various colors. Other unique items include the "jessicoozies," the anchor bunny skirt, and the cute hopelessly devoted tee to name just a few. This is an Etsy shop like no other...and that's a good thing!
I love the various appliques used on the small pouches at Ity-Bity Bags. The smiling morning coffee is adorable, and have you ever seen a T-bone looking more stylish? There's also really cool collage cards, such as the hot air balloon card. Take a look at all of the unique goods Ity-Bity Bags has to offer.
I recently had the pleasure of trying out a few products created by Manor Hall Soap Company. The high-quality vegetarian & vegan products are delightful to use without doing harm to the environment, a major concern in this day & age. The organic black peppermint body wash smells heavenly & leaves skin feeling so smooth & refreshed. I also tried two varieties of the natural bar soaps, Butter Me Better and Ruby Moon. Both of these seasonal soaps will certainly whip your dried out winter skin into shape for skin-baring summer. There's tons of fabulous products to choose from. Check out all the great blends, as well as the monthly specials. And don't miss the accessories which would make a terrific gift coupled with a few Manor Hall soaps.
I can't explain why, but I love colorful twine. Do any of you feel the same way? If so, you'll love Little Pink Studio, an Etsy shop stocked with provisions such as red & white striped twine. There's also delicious blueberry twine (and yes, I realize delicious is a strange way to describe twine). I would also like to have a set of the Crowning Glory tickets to use in my scrapbooking, as well as some of the beautiful vintage sequins. And how darling is the glitter that is packaged in these darling little shakers?
Focoloco has something very cool & unique to keep your kids occupied this summer. The "color your own" tees will entertain just about anyone. Each shirt comes with two fabric paint pens, one glitter pen, one metallic pen, and one glow-in-the-dark pen. You'll find lots of cool designs to choose from in the goodies section. There's also plenty of designs to choose from that you do not have to color yourself, such as the adorable Monster's 1st Birthday which comes printed on your choice of apparel.
Jenn Maruska has created the cutest business card wallet ever! I love the poochies. She has also created lots of fabulous sewing books perfect for holding all your sewing accessories. And I love the "taskets," portable little organizers that can hold all your doodads. Take a look at all of Jenn's fab creations.
Andy Pratt's bright, vibrant illustrations are beautifully displayed on a collection of notecards ranging from thank you's to birthdays. I wish I lived in the brilliant cityscapes depicted in Andy's artwork, such as the one on I Miss You Very Much. And don't miss the humorous Spot On collection for a good laugh.
Melissa & Julie are Monkey & Bean, respectively, and they are the creative forces behind the Etsy shop MonkeyBean. This shop has a nice mix of jewelry, paper goods, artwork and more. I especially like the washer pendant which is a very fun and funky piece of jewelry. I also love the bright Flower Paisley print that would brighten up any space. Monkeybean has created many wonderful notecards and gift tags, as well. The Fish Love notecard is fabulous!
Fort Cloudy's tag line is t-shirts, bags, baby & more. That sums it up! The Apple Sue and Ninja Fetus tees are cool for both men and women. And I really want one of the muffin tees. The elephant baby onsie will look adorable on any wee one. There's even a cool throw pillow for your home. Have a look at all the fun products Fort Cloudy has to offer.
Emily Adams is not only a fabulous life artist, she is also a wonderful woman who has a passion for creating. Her passion shows through in everything she does...which includes designing scrapbooking products for Imagination Project, teaching classes & raising a family to name a few. One of Emily's projects is currently being offered for FREE online. You can download instructions & printable word sheets. You can also order all the supplies to create this project that will make a perfect gift for the graduate in your life.
One of my favorite bloggers, Pyglet Whispers, recently opened a Cafe Press shop. This shop showcases this artist's wonderful illustrations & drawings that I've admired for over a year now. So naturally I'm thrilled to see this shop open! I love the piglet which you can order on a cute hoodie, adorable infant onsie, or tote bag. Have a look at all the fabulous items Pylet Whispers has to offer.
Jeanne of Dream, Create, Inspire recently opened a fabulous Etsy shop, Collage Art Studio, showcasing her beautiful paper goods. Jeanne's style has a wonderful shabby chic feel to it, as seen in the best wishes card. I recommend the birthday card set so that you always have a gorgeous card on hand when needed.
BN Design is an Etsy shop full of one-of-a-kind and limited edition jewelry. The candy charm necklace immediately caught my eye, as did the beautiful love brings us together earrings. Other terrific pieces include the Blue de Luxe earrings, the Hanging Dream necklace, and the Love Me Tender earrings. You'll also find fun & funky pieces such as the Reds Allover necklace, as well as unique artwork, at BN Design.
Artstream Studios, one of my favorite "finds," is having a terrific Mother's Day sale on several products. Cards created by Pink Bathtub Designs, Egg Press and Boiled Art Editions are on sale now through Sunday. Take a look at the great deals being offered!
Jmacc has created some of the coolest, most unique handbags I've come across. The Starburst leather pouch is beautiful and the Urban Geometry bag is awesome. The Three Flowers tote and beige suede pouch would be a wonderful combo for any stylish woman. Have a look at all the fabulous bags Jmacc has to offer.
Bonnin Designs creates the yummiest cupcake jewelry. The earrings and rings are so cute you'll want to eat them with a fork! There's lots of other collections that are fabulous, as well, including beach collection that's perfect for summer. Note that you can receive 30% off for Mother's Day using the code MOM30, but hurry. Mother's Day is THIS SUNDAY, May 13!
Frozen Peas Accessories has been featured by many well-known publications, such as Daily Candy & Bust Magazine, for a very good reason...the handmade products rock! My favorite items are the pins. Amber the Squirrel and Brian the Whale are terrific. The necklaces and earrings have a very unique design aspect to them, too. And if you're tired of the same boring wallets you can find anywhere, take a look at the ones by Frozen Peas. They are too much fun!
Head Full of Pixies is a cool shop full of exciting handmade items. I absolutely love the throw pillows, especially mint chip road trip. There's lots of great items for you to wear, including a cool patchwork fabric belt. Other products on my wish list include the elephant notecards, a cool vintage sticker pack, and a stylish candy pendant.
The handmade albums at Freckled Nest are a unique & beautiful way to store your memories. Each album contains coordinating cardstock pages that can hold multiple photos. I especially like the embellishments & detail work on the spines of each album. Don't miss the Momma tote bag that will make a fabulous Mother's Day gift.
Shim + Sons is a brand new Etsy shop that you must know about. I have been coveting the wall pockets since they debut on Sally's blog a while back. The fabulous pin boards would be a great addition to any office or creative space. Stay tuned for new additions.
Posted by Funky Finds at 5/02/2007 02:59:00 PM
Petra Boase offers an eclectic mix of products, from handmade greeting cards to bold printed kitchen textiles. I adore the animal characters on the children's tees, as well as the stylish bibs. You can also purchase artwork & greeting cards featuring the same lovable characters. Take some time to peruse the wide array of offerings at Petra Boase.
Zeichen Press has lots of wonderfully witty letterpress designs to offer. There's several great coasters to choose from, my favorite being the Social Don'ts for the Socially Handicapped. As far as cards go, Zeichen Press has created one of the best apology cards I've seen. There's also fabulous apology and breakup cards, as well. Don't miss the bon voyage card either! And the Mixpaks are a unique way to house your cds & dvd discs, too. Check 'em out!
Creative Relief has a wide array of products to choose from ranging from home decor to homemade doggie treats. One of the many unique items that caught my eye are the charms and charm stands. There are also several collages and wall charms that would brighten up any space. Have a look at all the exciting creations Creative Relief has to offer.