Wednesday, August 23, 2017

These are a few of my favorite things.... Etsy Finds

I haven't done this in a while! And NO, please no .... do NOT buy anything on this list for me (husband, you are included in this). I just wanted to showcase some things I love and of course would love to own, but paying the bills gives me a feeling unlike that of accumulating things.

However, if you have a birthday or other special day coming up (like, oh, Thursday), maybe these will inspire you to treat yourself!

This beautiful agate is sooo amazing. My problem -- it's a cabochon, and I haven't the capacity right now to either prong bezel it or seed bead bezel it. But it's gorgeous, isn't it?  Look at the bits of druzy!
 By SemiGemstone.

I love houses -- old houses with lots of potential. We very nearly bought a 120-year old Victorian when we moved to the Eastern Shore until we got a structural engineer in and as the saying goes -- "You don't old an old house -- it owns you." With me seven months pregnant, ripping up floors and sanding and all of that normally fun stuff we would have loved to do had to go to the way side. And I also believe that everything happens for a reason, because that teeny tiny town is 20 minutes from where we live now, and life would have been a LOT different, especially where Zack and school is concerned.

So I can love this polymer clay piece by Ms Place.

It's fish cakes night! Yay!

I just love FishCakesOhBoy!! In fact, I bought a lot of magnets for teachers over the years and received a print as a gift (oh boy!). Zack has two magnets on the fridge -- "I love bowties" and "RAWWWR!" -- which if you know Zack -- well, they're perfect.

I absolutely LOVE this print. MUST put on the Christmas list. After all, who doesn't want to know The Meaning of Life?

Oh my! People think I'm crazy for buying Other People's Jewelry (but I do, or did, a LOT). I wish my things were innovative enough that other jewelry designers bought them (the ultimate compliment!). Anyway, this is an amazing necklace -- anything this style I'm in love with. This is made by MayaHelena.

And one final lovely! I would love to try my hand at making one of these from Heidi Kumli's kits, but she's taking a break from Etsy at the mo and I have no idea if she's gone gone or if she's on a Facebook group, but I'm sad. No idea how much it cost but I waited too long! AGH! But isn't it pretty?

So there, eye-candy day! I hope you enjoy and visit the artists to see more of their beauties!


  1. Happy Birthday August Baby! Lovely Pretties you have shared. August Birthday Bliss...<3 xo

  2. I love when you do this...because you always send me down a fun rabbit hole discovering some new and talented person!

  3. That necklace by MayaHelena is gorgeous!

  4. Such pretty things Lori, I hope you are doing better health wise these days from your Facebook I see it is still rather up and down, think of you often and especially the good times on Yahoo groups and do you remember Rainbows of Light lol.

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