I have become addicted to Etsy. Not buying, just window shopping. I love that it’s (mostly) all handmade products and you can choose to shop and support local artists/crafters/makers of stuff. So here are the five things that I must have.
Cupcake Pan and Tiny Measuring Spoons on a Sterling Silver Plated Chain necklace
1. It’s cupcakes. 2. It’s mini. 3. It’s a mini cupcake necklace. I mean, how can you not love this?! A cupcake pan with measuring spoons on a necklace. I’m literally out of any words, just one continual “Aww!” squeal of joy.
Find: Penelope’s Porch
iPhone 4/4s case Keep Calm Pac-Man Design
How ridiculously awesome is this? Geekery at it’s finest. Or, as Nadia G of “Bitchin’ Kitchen” fame would say, “Okay you newrds, check this out.”
Find: Graphic Pals
Snoopy Mac Decal
More geekery. More squealing. How can you not like Snoopy!? This store also has other Peanuts-related decals and a whole bunch of other newrdy goodness. Snow White with a hand placement right by the Apple logo so it looks like she’s holding it? I’m all in.
Find: Sunny Luo
Set of 4 Get Together Periodically Cards
For the science newrd in your life. I don’t know about you, but if I got this in the mail from someone, I’d meet them for lunch. Forget Facebook; this is the perfect way to re-friend someone you lost touch with.
Find: Macey Mac Design & Illustration
Pistachio Knit Bolero/Scarf
The color is perfect for spring, and it’s practical for chilly mornings/nights. This person’s store has many different pictures and colors but this one just spoke to me. I love how versatile the wrap is. Pricey (and from Turkey, so there goes my buying local thing) but very nice.
And I can’t talk about Etsy without plugging a Pittsburgh collective shop, I Heart Pgh! All I’m saying is that I hope that when I get my Etsy site up and running (don’t think I forgot about my button bracelets) I hope IHP will hook a gal up. Plus, I love the people they follow as part of their collective. So cute and hip and perfectly kitsch.