Hand Made Items You Can Buy

MARIE ANTIONETTE Beaded Charm Bracelet Handmade Altered Art 'Let Them Eat Cake' French France Royalty Queen
Necklace from Let Them Eat Cake at Etsy.com

Do you have a lot of spare time?  Everyone is busy but there are so many products on the market today to make it very easy for us to have our cake and eat it too.  You truly can make things for your enjoyment, but why not just go ahead and buy them?

My Heart Belongs to Paris - Mix 1 - digital collage sheet
Digital Collage Sheets from Plumrose Lane at Etsy.com

Personalized Twitter Frame
Personalized Twitter Frames from Plumrose Lane

My friends Jo and Brenda make these wonderful hand made children's items and sell them in their consignment children's clothing shop at www.practicallyperfect.us

Above:  Handmake Book/Box Covers (or buy at Pretty  Peacock Paperie at Etsy;  Frame little gems of art (Etsy Polka Dot Magpie); plant an Herb garden or make soy candles (Katiebellecandles); dry some flowers in silica gel...

Above: Handmade shoes and hats by Serenahlove's at Etsy; Lower: Hand felt/fabric cutouts for clips or cards:  Tutu Chic at Etsy

Shane Powers Water Lily Vessel
Water lily vessel to make or buy at West Elm

Up for Canning?  You can buy gourmet canned pies at Let Them Eat Pie at Etsy;  Vanilla-lavendar infused honey at Cupboard Cook at Etsy;  or hang a framed jar from Old New Again at Etsy (reminds me of my Tuscany photo i included above).

Above:  Fabulous Finds journals and recipe cards;  Middle: West Elm Stamps;  Bottom:  West Elm hand-wired lanterns; Handmade cards can be found on Etsy.

Make rich chocolate cookies or buy them from Batter Bakery SanFrancisco; Limoncello from Ventura Limoncello; Mrs. W's Chocolate bark from Etsy and spices bottled in unique glassware at Etsy or Napa Style.


  1. Hi from PRETTY PEACOCK PAPERIE! Thank you for mentioning some of products in your blog post! I really appreciate it!



  2. The pleasure is all mine! Thank you for viewing! Ciao.


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