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Wednesday, February 3, 2010

New Items In My Etsy Store!

Hey Guys! I hope you are all having a wonderful week! I've been busy playing in the snow and making new items for my Etsy store. Ok...maybe not playing in the snow...too cold! We got almost 7 inches on Friday...it was beautiful!! Sad to see all of those snowmen melt:( Have you ever tried snow ice cream? It's really yummy and easy, it's just milk, vanilla, sugar and cocoa mix if you want to make it chocolate. I'm really hoping for more snow...I just love it! But I'm also ready for spring, we've got at least another month and a half so it might as well snow! Back to my items...speaking of spring...I know we will all be wanting to spruce up our homes and maybe wardrobes for the warmer weather, so I thought I would make some tassels and jewelry. I have made Christmas tassels before, but wanted to make some for spring and everyday. Everything you see here is listed in my Etsy store on the left hand side of my blog.

I found these cute metal birds and just had to make them into tassels. These are pretty big, so they would look good hanging on a piece of furniture, large candle holder or lamp, even a doorknob or bed post...just about anywhere!


The cross and Fleur De Lis are both very elegant.

I will be making more frames too...just wanted to try some new things. Here are some of my necklaces... When I was at market, I noticed that this is the style right now... lots of different beads mixed with crystals. These really sparkle, they just don't show up well in the pictures. They are not sterling silver, but still very good quality. I only made items that I would wear...just in case! lol...


Here is an idea of what one looks like on...Ha! Do not enlarge this pic, it's already close enough...lol!
I like these necklaces because they have so many different colors and can be worn with just about anything. Now that sounded like a real sales pitch! hehe!
I will also have bracelets and earrings in my store soon. I am really getting back in a creative mood! I lost it a little bit after Christmas...it seems to come and go! I think we all have times like that...Have a great rest of the week!


33 comments:

Amy Kinser said...

Beautiful things!!

Jenna said...

Your Etsy Items are drool worthy! Especially with the Ribbon, Love it! Im going to have to break down and purchase a frame, they are just gorgeous!!!

ANASHD said...

I really like your style of tassel..very unique. I have noticed every "tassel maker" on Etsy has a different version of a tassel...all beautiful, of course.***BEWARE*** Tassel making can become addictive Check out my tutorial on how I make mine!(blue chips will be given out on a 'as needed' basis)

http://imahodgepodge.blogspot.com/2010/01/make-my-tassel-wrap-up.html


Blessings,
Ana

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love your tassels, Kristen! We are supposed to get snow Friday night into Saturday here. I'm pretty done with it, though, and looking forward to Spring!

Kim said...

Wow Kristen, those tassels are amazing! I will be ordering one for sure! And the jewelry is so pretty! How do you do it? You are one talented lady!

Tammy@InStitches said...

Your tassels are beautiful, they are addictive aren't they.....

Designs on 47th Street said...

Kristen! You have been busy and what beautiful things you are creating! I love those tassels. I have not ever tried those but would like to someday. Beautiful, beautiful jewelry too and beautiful, beautiful YOU!

Donna

~Kristen~ said...

Hi Kristen!!!

I just went to your Etsy chop and purchased the cross tassel!!! I looooove it!!! Can't wait to receive it. You make such beautiful items!!! :-)

~Kristen~ said...

Ooops! That should say Etsy SHOP, not chop!!! :-)

"Blossom" said...

So lovely, the items with the birds are so pretty. Real eye
candy jewelry

Melissa Miller said...

Everything is so pretty Kristen! I'll be purchasing quite a few things very soon.

Thanks for making such lovely items! :)

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

Wow...you've been busy and everything is so gorgeous. The jewelry is beautiful.

Sue

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, you are just so creative! Beautiful tassels and beautiful jewelry! And that photo of you is not too close up-you are so pretty. laurie

squawmama said...

Hey Kristen... GREAT jewelry my daughter would love it... We have moved on to Texas... I couldn't stand the snow any longer. It just isn't as cozy in a metal motorhome...LOL LOL Sorry we never hooked up maybe next time. Have a great day my friend.
(((HUGS)))
Donna

Tracy said...

Hi Kristen! I love the new jewelry!
Enjoy the snow!
Tracy

Becca said...

Wow(!), Kristen ... I love everything. Girl, you got "skeelz" when it comes to creativity. Love the tassles and your necklaces are gorgeous !! Be prepared to be flooded with orders !! Hugs, Becca

Courtney said...

I adore all the new stuff you are making!

Anonymous said...

Well, I did enlarge the picture ;) and your skin is absolutely beautiful! What is your secret? Please share!!

Leigh in Houston
mltamez@gmail.com

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

Love all the new things....You do wonderful work....

Suzanne said...

Wow! All your new things are so cute! I especially love the cross tassel... I might just have to have that one!
Have a great weekend,
Suzanne :)

Lynette said...

Hi Kristen - Everything is beautiful! Love your tassels - I'm doing another show in April and hope to have a few made and see how they sell.

Stop by my blog if you get a chance - I have a fun, quick post up - come check it out!

Anonymous said...

What a great job on the tassels....love them and your jewelry is so pretty !!!

You are such a cutie....you have to do a post on skin care, yours is awesome :)

I heard DC is getting something like 30 inches of snow...can't believe it...hope it stays south !!!

All the best,
Kathy :)

Jerri said...

Your new Etsy things are beautiful! I especially like the Cross Tassel. I noticed that it has been sold. Will you be making more? I would love to have one.

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

Just beautiful girl...You do the best work my friend...Loved your tassels...I just got some bunnies to make up for easter/spring time that maybe if I can I will do next week...Hope you have a great weekend my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Pamela said...

Loving the bird tassels Kristin! Hate that I missed um in your shop!

Pat said...

All of these new items are gorgeous! Deciding...now that is difficult. You are beautiful! The close up pic is a keeper. Thanks for sharing all the new goodies!

Kim said...

Hey Kristen, thanks for your "warm" wishes. I will def be showing pictures of the beautiful snow tomorrow. Btw, I'd like to do a post about your new Etsy merchandise if it's okay with you. Let me know!
Thanks, Kim

Tardevil said...

Your tassels are gorgeous! Can't wait to see the new frames. The one I wanted at Christmas got sold right out from under me! If you snooze, you lose, right? Have a good weekend.

Melissa Miller said...

Kristen I have my eyes peeled and keep checking your store for new stuff. I LOVE all of your pretty new tassels. I do want some new things I'm just not sure exactly what I want. I always get inspired when I see everything pictured.

Thanks for coming by and your kindness! :)

ANASHD said...

visit my blog I have an award for you

http://imahodgepodge.blogspot.com/

laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Kristen, my tassle arrived, and it is beautiful! I have it hanging on the secretary in our bedroom. You are so talented. Thanks for getting it to me so quickly. laurie

Barbara said...

Kristen.....Absolutley beautiful tassels and jewelry. How talented you are.

Barbara

Ldy ~~ Dy said...

So pretty! I would love to order a frame from you! I will email you with a question!

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