I am an Etsy Virgin!

Sunday, October 11, 2009



Moms, I am seeking your help. I am admittedly an Etsy virgin. Over the years I have heard so many wonderful things about Etsy.com but have not had the honor yet of buying anything. I haven't really had a reason to until now and I would love to hear from you. I have read so many of your blogs and seen all of your adorable babies with their monthly onesies, cute bows, hats and other adorable baby wear. Please recommend your favorite Etsy sellers for baby gear!!! I went on their website just to briefly check things out and right away I was blown away by all of their creative sellers. I have been wanting to get her name spelled out in pink and green letters hanging over her crib with ribbon and these are just so cute. If this is any indication of what this website has to offer, my debit card is in big trouble.



I am just speechless over this baby pink tutu:



My inner organizational freak is loving these:



Beyond cute:



She will be needing one of these for Christmas, I can see it now..."Jillian":



Take care,

16 comments:

  1. gah. LOVE etsy. I am also in trouble. I keep finding the cutest nursery mobiles I want. SO . BAD.

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  2. I've had quite the luck with etsy, and i'd love to share my finds..

    If you love ruffles as much as I do, you need to check out Sherbet baby
    They have monogrammed bloomers, some onesies, and the cutest ruffled bloomers!

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5933776


    As far as hairbows, this lady is awesome to work with! We've ordered some for my little sisters and they have held up so well. Not to mention she is very affordable and a sweetheart to work with!
    To Sweet Pea From Me

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6653041

    As for tutus! If you want a cute tutu and want it custom made I def. recommend DrinaCat. She made us the cutest tutus in very short notice and didn't even charge extra! Plus they are really easy to keep up with a very durable! Try trampolines and 5 year olds!

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5783509

    As far as other designers its up to you and your personal style. I would advise you to look at similar styles and search different designers. You can find good deals if you look hard enough. A lot of designers put sales on a lot of their items and you can often catch them at a steal.

    Good Luck on Etsy Shopping! It's my guilty pleasure!!
    If you have questions, please don't hesitate to email me!
    maa0607@ecu.edu

    Melissa

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  3. Those finds are so cute! I wanted to let you know that I've given you a blog award!
    http://hirondellerustique.blogspot.com/2009/10/free-art-for-your-home.html

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  4. I have a visit over there but its down for maintenance.

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  5. I've never ordered "baby" items from there but I'm constantly browsing for things I will "have to have" when it's my turn! I love everything you posted. Did you decide on the name Jillian? I just LOOOOVE IT!

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  6. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE etsy! Very dangerous, especially having a girl!
    I have gotten my girls bows from bowsbydawn & ellebows. I have also gotten them tutus & shirts from DrinaCat.
    I actually just opened my own etsy shop a couple of weeks ago called MKL Designs. If you need Birth Announcements, Shower Invites or Holiday Photo Cards, check out my new etsy shop: http://mlarson17.etsy.com

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  7. Thank you for following my blog! Congratulations on your upcoming baby!!!!! I wish you so much love and joy during this time and your future as a mommy and daddy. I look forward to seeing your journey. Take care

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  8. I love those hanger organizers!

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  9. ~Precious Karen! I love Etsy for unique home decor' items. A seller of baby monogram stuff is posted on my blog. Her button is towards the bottom on my sidebar. "Memento" and her name is "Terri". I have not ordered from her yet but I'm thinking about it for my upcoming nephew Grayson. My sister is a week away from her due date. Yay!

    Have fun shopping! ~Melissa :)

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  10. i have never checked out esty's before. after hearing everyones recommendations i have to check it out.

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  11. Hi Karen! First of all, you are THE cutest pregnant girl EVER! I was never cute like that when I was pregnant! I love the pink walls for Jillian's nursery. I love her name!!! Oh, and I'm scared to start on Etsy. I'm afraid the damage I might do. All those things are beyond precious!

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  12. Those finds are so cute! I wanted to let you know that I've given you a blog award!

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  13. My friend makes the most beautiful baby blanket, covers, burp cloths, and now purses! You should really check it out! :)

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=6217456

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  14. Some of my faves...
    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5675991

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5043139

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5370010

    http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=5825567

    It's addicting!! Can't wait to go check out everyone else's faves too! Fun post!

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  15. Those are really cute. Keep it up.

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  16. Enjoy your last few weeks! The real fun is just about to begin! Stop on over and say hi sometime! I love decorating our new home as well. Oh and I know personally somebody who makes the best baby bibs and burp cloths ever on Etsy and her own website!;) Adding new items today.

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