Buy or DIY: Wall Hangings

Has anyone else been enamored with woven and tassel wall hangings? (No, just me? whatever).

Like seriously my Pinterest is flooded with them. At Texas Style Council Camp last year we had this as a DIY activity. Let’s talk about time consuming. Granted, most things in life worth doing are. I still want to try my hand at making my own, but luckily there are quite a few on Etsy and I’ve bought one from the Dallas Flea before.

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So whatcha think? Are you into the trend? Would you buy or diy?

Buy or DIY: Wall Hangings

Etsy Faves

I’m gonna keep this short and sweet. I flipping love Etsy. I love finding unique things and its perfect for gifts, home goods, etc.

I could probably write on and on and on about my prolific love, but I’d rather just show you what I’m currently crushing on (despite my wallet’s disapproval).

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I’ll admit, finding good stuff can take time and years of building up your favorites so Etsy knows what to reco for you. It’s worth it. I find such unique stuff and sometimes for a WAY better price.

What are your Etsy faves? Any tips on finding great shops?

Etsy Faves

Etsy: Spring 2015 Edition

I have an Etsy addiction. And to be honest, I have no intention of slowing down any time soon (you can’t judge me).

When you are addicted to Etsy you get really used to forgetting what you ordered because it came from China or Spain or Antarctica or something and arrives a month and half later. It’s like Christmas every damn day.

How rad is this canvas tote? Like for reals. All my farmers market finds can go in it. You know, when I actually go to the farmers market.

Canvas tote

I am a working adult woman and this leather lunch sack is perfect to hold my greek yogurt and luna bars (sorry I’m not sorry for how basic that sounds).

lunch bag

Cacti and succulents are the only plants I’ve never killed. So I have a strange affinity for them and want them included in every portion of my life. This cacti necklace is everything I could dream for and is perfect to wear to in Marfa.

cacti necklace

 

Etsy: Spring 2015 Edition

Etsy Lovers (Not So) Annonymous

I have a confession to make. I have a problem. I am addicted to Etsy.

I have loved Etsy for a long time (see the below of me and Casey attending a local bash), but I think it really skyrocket when i got married.

etsy dallas bash

I got my invitations and save the dates and other items for that big day (I will say not every experience with a seller is positive, especially during such a stressful time. Give yourself plenty of time in case something goes awry – meaning you are crying to a Paper Source employee over the envelopes your seller failed to include. The sunny side is, I now have a friend at Paper Source.)

Anyways, not to be a downer! In fact, that’s the only time I’ve had an issue. I’ve become a devout Etsy shopper – It’s great to support small artists. Below are a few things on my wish list right now!

bison skull

Who doesn’t need a faux gold bison skull?cuckoo clock

This amazing modern cuckoo clock. jewelry box

This adorable mint jewelry box. pencils

These pencils are a nice reminder. rings

And finally to fuel my jewelry obsession, these amazing rings. (Hey, gotta have things to put in that cute jewelry box!)

Etsy Lovers (Not So) Annonymous