12 Shops of Etsy Christmas: Shop Handmade

Photographer: JC Bravo
Photographer: JC Bravo

Hello, fabulouses, and welcome to 12 Shops of Etsy Christmas! Just like baking homemade gingerbread cookies, shopping for handmade gifts always makes me feel warm and fuzzy inside.

Today on the blog, I am going to take y’all on a tour of my favorite Etsy shops and list a few of my favorite things–Santa Baby, pay attention *wink*

1. Art Made By Tammy:

“At Art Made by Tammy, you’ll find Affordable, Unique and One of a Kind (ooak) pieces, all handmade by me. From Wearable Art Jewelry,  Vintage Jewelry,  Modern Earrings and Necklaces, Beaded Bookmarks and more.” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Oval Engraved Floral Locket Necklace in  Antique Brass, Sale, Victorian Style. Click here to view.

Hand stamped "brave" necklace by Lisa Hamilton of Beadsoul.
Hand stamped “brave” necklace by Lisa Hamilton of Beadsoul.

2. Beadsoul

“Wanting to make a personal Christmas gift many, many years ago has evolved into my favorite pastime; creating unique, handcrafted, wearable art. I adore crafting jewelry that is fun, unique and that will become a “conversation piece” for the wearer! I believe that everyone can use a little sparkle in their day.” (cited here)

To learn more about Beadsoul, check out the VIP interview with the designer here.

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: ONE Midi Stacking ring handmade from fine silver knuckle ring skinny stacker ring. Click here to view.

Fabulous earrings by BluKat Design!
Fabulous earrings by BluKat Design!

3. BluKat Design

“Handmade artisan jewelry,  vintage inspired, upcycled jewelry, repurposed jewelry, unique earrings, original necklaces.  I specialize in original, one-of-kind statement necklaces  and unique every day necklaces and earrings that will surely be noticed!” (cited here)

To learn more about BluKat Design, check out the VIP interview with the designer here .

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Mint Green Stud Earrings. Click here to view.

4.  Crystal Heart Factory

“All of my items are handmade by me and 100% lifetime guaranteed. I am set up to ship from home. I usually ship out purchases same/next day and all items come in a beautiful mesh bag that can be presented as is if it a gift for somebody.” (cited here)

To learn more about Crystal Heart Factory, check out the VIP Interview with the designer here.

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Turquoise and Gold bracelet. Click here to view.

Beautiful necklace by Ethereal Energy!
Beautiful necklace by Ethereal Energy!

5. Ethereal Energy

“Inspirational Handcrafted Energy Jewelry, made just for You.  Every piece of jewelry is designed and personally made by yours truly from my small home studio in the Nation’s Capital.” (cited here)

To learn more about Ethereal Energy, check out the VIP Interview with the designer here.

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Tiger Skin Jasper  Turquoise Howlite Energy Bracelet. Click here to view.

6. Everybody’s Buying Vintage (EBV)

“Exceptional vintage clothing from the 1960s-90s for the ladies, guys, and the kiddos too! We carry ALL SIZES from XXS to PLUS. We love fashion and we strive to provide our customers with high quality vintage clothing that is in keeping with current styles & trends.” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Vintage 70s Metallic Gold Halter Maxi Dress. Click here to view.

7. Go Hey Judy

“Hey, Judy!®  “Little Charmers”  along with an ever expanding line of handmade dolls because I simply can’t stop at one.  You may read more about the Hey, Judy! story and how she came to be on my “About Page” which you may find here:  http://www.etsy.com/shop/GoHeyJudy/about” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Fabric Wrist Wrap Beaded Ocean Blue. Click here to view.

Beautiful handmade earrings from Hearts of Stone Jewelry!
Beautiful handmade earrings from Hearts of Stone Jewelry!

8. Hearts of Stone Jewelry

“Stones with souls, maybe; stones with heart, definitely!  Hearts of Stone Jewelry pieces are all handmade using agate, jasper, geode and other natural stones, becoming earrings, necklaces, sets and chokers. Each piece showcases the natural beauty of carefully chosen and meaningful stones. How do you wear your heart?” (cited here)

To learn more about Hearts of Stone Jewelry, check out the VIP Interview with the designer here.

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Geode Druzy Gemstone Heart Necklace. Click here to view.

VIP sporting the Crochet Granny Squares Tan and Blue Bag, purse, handbag with organza flower available in the LaBelle Madeleine store here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/98121469/crochet-granny-squares-tan-and-blue-bag?ref=shop_home_active
VIP sporting the Crochet Granny Squares Tan and Blue Bag, purse, handbag with organza flower available in the LaBelle Madeleine store here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/98121469/crochet-granny-squares-tan-and-blue-bag?ref=shop_home_active

9. La Belle Madeleine

“I love to create things, I have always been busy with something crafty in my hands or ideas in my head. One of my greatest teacher has been my Nonna Isabella, she could make anything and she touched the lives of so many people. Now that I lost her I feel the urge to fill that void and keep creating to make this world a little more beautiful.” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Crochet key-chain/pouch lime green with a ladybug. Click here to view.

10. Lisa Graham Art

“My art is all original and I work in a variety of mediums.  I offer paintings and drawings for those on a budget and also some larger works for the serious art collector. I add new work regularly, so if you don’t see a painting you like today,  you may find one tomorrow.” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Original Mixed Media Painting – Miss Doo Doo Would Rather Wear Plaid – 11×14 inch on canvas panel. Click here to view.

The VIP loves this matching necklace and earrings set from Sparkle Cat Studio!
The VIP loves this matching necklace and earrings set from Sparkle Cat Studio!

11. Sparkle Cat Studio

“Jim and I design and make all the jewelry with natural minerals, Swarovski crystal, Czech glass, and other elements that catch our eye.  We both volunteer with several animal rescue groups in our community: The Biscuit Foundation (of which we donate 25% of our proceeds to) and the Humane Society of Alamance County. We are strong advocates for animal rescue.” (cited here)

To learn more about Sparkle Cat Studio, check out the VIP Interview with the designer here.

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Double Strand Red, Gray, Black, Light Pink, Quartz Crystal, Pink Quartz, Obsidian, and Hambabalud Wood Beaded necklace. Click here to view.

Fabulous upcycled earrings from Wearwolf!
Fabulous upcycled earrings from Wearwolf!

12. Wearwolf

“Saving the Earth One Recycled Can At A Time! Short and sweet… I am a rabid recycler/ artist/ hoarder (ha!) that loves making beautiful objects out of other people’s refuse!  All items are hand made by myself in my little workshop in my treasured early 1950’s ranch style home.” (cited here)

VIP’s Favorite Item At the Moment: Recycled Jewelry Soda Can Charm Bracelet. Click here to view.

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Stay Fabulous,

Abby Hathorn

 

10 thoughts on “12 Shops of Etsy Christmas: Shop Handmade

  1. My thanks and appreciation that you included Hearts of Stone Jewelry in your list! I’m also happy to find some new shops, too! Great list, Abby!

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