Friday, June 8, 2012

Friday Five --- DADS!

I'm so happy to be back to my most favorite weekly post the FRIDAY FIVE post!!

Father's Day is coming up this month.  On Sunday, June 17, 2012.

Here are some great gift ideas for all those courageous, selfless, hardworking, DADS....ENJOY!


Lion Dad and Baby Cub Greeting Card
California-based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas from 
WildBabies on Etsy 
spends nine months of the year shooting a wide variety of wildlife in the field.
Her photographs have been published in books, magazines and newspapers all over the world, including many front covers.
Interested in finding more information about Suzi?
Yes! Well then visit her Esty shop, follow her on Facebook, and visit her Website.

Courage Sterling Silver Word Charm

Bloom Charms opened shop earlier this year in February.  Located in Portland, Oregon.  The shop is full of 'charming' charms.  There is something for everyone is this shop! Check 'em out...

Quote Mirror
Over at Hearty Design in St. Louis, owner Paul, is creating mirror quotes about
Love, Inspiration, and Life. 
Paul believes: (& I fully agree)
"That our surroundings reflect and affect us. Enrich your life by surrounding yourself with meaning!" If you are looking for a unique gift you have found the right shop!
Follow him on Facebook...I did! To share your favorite quotes with him.

Rustic Wood Cooler

Cold Creek Brewing is a husband & wife team.
Residing in Missouri with four kids - offering 'super awesome' wood items.

Bay Clove Soap for Men

Anna in Portland, Oregon is the hands and heart behind Roots Soap Co. 
She set up shop in November 2010. 
She has been making soaps and salves since she was a little girl helping her mom's company.
All cold process soap is handmade from natural ingredients and rainwater and is eco friendly!

I hope you found the perfect gift for your dad.  His special day is right around the corner!!
Wishing you a creative weekend!

Thursday, June 7, 2012


Boy did I find some treasures this week!
Please take a peek, and click, click, click, on the treasuries I created this week! 

Beautiful collection of things from the heart, featuring Blogging Business Artisans Team!

A Etsy Kids Team collection inspired by robin egg blues.

A Busy Moms Team collection in pales yellows and greens.

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Work in Progress -- Monkeys!!

This week I am working on custom order monkeys!  I was most excited to work on the ornament monkey! My goal is to offer a variety of animal ornaments in the shop by the end of the year. 

The fabulous Mrs. Jillian Reiter, (and mama to three) who ordered these monkeys is a consultant for Pink Papaya!
Have you heard of Pink Papaya?
If not, you are missing out! You can find out all about her and her wonderful products on her website.
Or follow her on her Facebook fan page, where she posts sneek peeks, discounts, and giveaways.  I highly recomend that you do so you don't miss out!

Brand new 4" hanging monkey ornament available in the store soon!

I hope you all are having a wonderful week so far! Tonight I will be working on these darling monkeys and starting on another 10 owl party favor order that was just placed as I was writing this post! Yipeee!

Monday, June 4, 2012

My Table Monday---More Party Favors.

Happy Monday Everyone!
These "oh so cute" party favors are proving to be a huge hit!! 
I continue to get lots of orders for them, and I couldn't be happier. 
I love making them...
and I love to hear what color combinations my customers come up with when placing their order. 
I'm curious what colors would you choose?

20 party favors in route to Ingrid in Philly

Stay tuned for a Work in Progress Monkey post coming up this Wednesday!  I also have plans to design an "Under the Sea" themed plushie this month courtesy of the
a plushie that just might turn into a mobile, ornament, or maybe even a party many possibilites...oh my! 
Suggestions are gladly, whale, starfish....what do you think!? 
You won't want to miss the big reveal...
Anyone have a fun custom order they worked on over the weekend? 
Please share. I would love to hear about it!