Friday, May 1, 2009

Some of my favorites - May Edition

So I was sitting here debating whether I should be blogging, or shopping. So I figured, why not do both! I shop A LOT on Etsy, and I want to share some of my favorite shops with you. So here goes!

fivesisters

Since I make so much jewelry, I spend a whole lot of time hunting for great beads. I recently came across fivesisters. I oohed and aahed over the inventory, but I have had enough experience to know that I need to check out the product before getting my hopes up. So I searched through the gorgeous selection and settled on one item to take a test drive with.


I decided to order the assortment of 14mm large, puffy Czech rondelles. Check them out in this picture, and I think that you will see why!



So I placed my order and eagerly awaited my goodies! And when they got here, WOW! They were absolutely gorgeous. Since then I have ordered a few other times from fivesisters, and I have never been disappointed. An amazing inventory and great prices make shopping at fivesisters fun, and I know I will be a long time customer of theirs!



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CountryGirlSpices

To be honest, CountryGirlSpices is not the type of shop I would think to look for online. I am a bit of a spur of the moment spice buyer. But I decided to try out CountryGirlSpices, and now I am hooked! The first thing that caught my eye was her cat nip. I also ordered quite a few other items such as her sea salt, steak seasoning, and cumin. I am totally addicted to her spices now, they really add something special to my recipes. And my cats...lets just say that if I do not keep up with their catnip supply from CountryGirlSpices, I am quite sure they will move up their plans to assassinate me in my sleep lol.

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bagsbytracy

To put it simply, I love this shop! A few months ago I had ordered messenger bag from Tracy. As a matter of fact, the bag that she ended up making was the exact one shown in the Messenger Bag listing. And I love it! I use it all of the time. It has very quickly become my mail bag. I pack orders and put them in the bag until I can get to the post office. It is very roomy, and if you have a custom bag made, Tracy has a huge selection of fabrics to choose from that really make the bag yours.


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Well those are a few of my favorite shops. I will be doing this feature once a month. Stay tuned!

4 comments:

Meekiyu said...

great picks. I've never thought of buying spices on etsy... I've been tempted by all the desserts. I've also been searching fora good sturdy bag too. Wonderful beads. =D

Jacaranda Designs said...

I will definitely be checking out fivesisters! Thanks

GrandmaMarilyns said...

Some pretty cool shops. A little of something for everyone.

Joy White said...

Great picks - I always find the best things on ETSY. It's my favorite place to shop for special gifts!