I am trying to buy handmade this holiday. I took the pledge and I’m really trying to give it a go. This means lots of shopping on Etsy (thank god for Etsy!) and hopefully even more at the Boston Bizarre Bazaar on December 9, and perhaps even a visit to Magpie.
It also means lots of crafting and sewing on my part. I have finished nine pocket tissue holders and ordered nine lovely mirrors to give to all of Roxanne’s nursery school teachers as well as her physical and occupational therapists. And I have a giant list of things to make for family and friends.
I think all of this is what got me into production mode this morning and thus, I have made a little shop update today. I added some new snails and a sweet little bear as well as
some of the sculptural pieces. I hope you’ll find something that appeals to you.
Also, I have the information now about the Pocket Utopia show in Brooklyn. Here it is:
Pocket Utopia presents Etsy!: December 2- 23, Opening Dec. 2nd 4:00 – 6:00 pm
A selection of artists from the hand-made artworld from the online site by the same name (http://www.etsy.com):
December 2 – December 23, 2007
OPENING, Sunday December 2 4:00 – 6:00 pm
1037 Flushing Avenue
(L Train to Morgan Ave., Bushwick)
Open Saturdays and Sundays 12-6 and by appointment
Pocket Utopia is pleased to present a selection of artists from Etsy, an online marketplace for buying and selling all things handmade. Etsy was launched in 2005 with the vision of building a new economy and presenting a better choice:
Buy, Sell, and Live Handmade.