genevieve dietz's party dresses →
Summer is all about party dresses, and I’ve been remiss about posting them. Genevieve Dietz’s Partay Partay dress ($95) is one of the most fun I’ve stumbled across; loaded with color and swagger, it’s cheeky and retro.
oryx and crake design's cork coasters →
I heart laser cutting. Especially Oryx and Crake Design’s shapely laser-cut Cork Coasters ($28 for 4). They’re beautiful. I never thought I’d have a crush on coasters, but I honestly do.
tider design jewelry giveaway →
Remember, there’s one more week to sign up for the Etsy Favorites / Tider Design Jewelry Giveaway, so click on the link and follow the instructions today… And then click HERE to recommend us in the Tumblr Designers directory!
sea oats' upcycled bags →
Jersey City, in all of it’s glory, lovingly silkscreened onto recycled fabrics and sewn into perky little purses ($26). Of course there are other images available…but our own JC is the most picturesque. Thanks Sea Oats!
finnfactor arts etchings →
There’s just something special about Finnfactor Art’s sweet, delicate etchings ($24 - $45); a spot of color, an antique feel…so pretty.
bits to atoms rings →
For everyone who loves architecture, check out Bits to Atoms’s bespoke structural rings ($40-120); bridges & scaffolding, geometric and gorgeous.
anzfer's fragment lights →
Hand-fashioned from scavenged driftwood along San Francisco’s coastline, Anzfer’s Fragment Lights ($60) are my favorite kind of juxtapositions; unpolished nature and sleek technology.
the white tape project →
Remember all of those cassette tapes we once pined for, and spent hours rewinding, fast-forwarding and dubbing into mixes for one another, now languishing in basements and attics? The White Tape Project repurposes humble cassettes as canvases for their nifty pen and ink works ($20). Preserve yours today!
**Etsy Favorites & Tider Design Giveaway!** →
In honor of Etsy Favorites’ 5,000+ followers, Tider Design is giving away a signature black starfish necklace - a $44 value - to a lucky follower! TO ENTER TO WIN: 1) You must be a TUMBLR FOLLOWER of this blog, EtsyFavorites. (Tumblr is free!) 2) Visit Tider Design on Etsy and heart your favorite item in the shop. 3) REBLOG this post, then email email@example.com and...
dotty spots design bags →
Simple and always appealing, Dotty Spots Design uses pretty polka dot fabrics for their sweet totes, wallets and make-up cases ($6-$20).
okapi knits' summer shrug →
Wear it frontwards or backwards, either way, Okapi Knit’s Summer Shrug ($45) is feminine and edgy…
mara strayer photo transfers →
From the first time I ever saw it, I’ve been a fan of polaroid emulsion transfers. And some of Etsy’s most beautiful are Mara Strayer’s ($30). Timeless and serene.
vrs design's concert posters →
A great way to put some upstart art and pop culture onto your walls? Screenprinted concert posters like VRS Design’s version for Tori Amos ($18). I love her.
pyxus passion project's kimono tops →
Lightweight and plaful, but buttoned-up enough for the office, Pyxus Passion Project’s Kimono Tops ($90-$98) make great day-to-night outfits. And the importance of a crossover work outfit is not to be underestimated.
*tider design on etsy's main page* →
I hit the main page on Etsy today. I love it when that happens.
bonder girl's upcycled sundress →
Fun and flirty, BonderGirl’s picnic sundress ($55) is upcycled from a men’s buttondown shirt. So much better the second time around…
yuan 123's wool coat →
Already planning your fall wardrobe updates? Give Yuan123’s Wool Coat ($131) a look; it’s chic and simple in front, with a touch of the hipster in back.
konane's neon reflective suspenders →
Dazzle everyone - literally - in a pair of Konane’s neon yellow reflective suspenders ($27). You can’t help but get noticed with these on.
hats by cressida's fascinator hat →
Feeling a little Gaga this summer? Knock their socks off with Hats By Cressida’s shot-silk Fascinator Bow ($120), available in cream or black (and a similar style in Fuchsia).
pollman greta's pleated pencil dress →
On sultry summer days like these, Pollman Greta’s Pleated Cotton Pencil Dress ($70) almost makes me want to rush through summer and head straight into autumn…
megan mary mackenzie's piano key rings →
Hand-carved from the keys of an old piano, Megan Mary MacKenzie’s white and wood rings ($105) are like snowflakes - each one beautiful, geometric and unique. I think these are gorgeous.
russell t miller's pullover coat →
Not unlike a unicorn walking down 7th Avenue, Russell T Miller’s sassy pullover coat ($180) was the rarest of Etsy sightings - smart, edgy menswear from an up-and-comer. Great fabric, hidden pockets, a mock cummerbund…We want to see more!
**fashion week on etsy favorites** →
In honor of my jump to the tumblr fashion directory, I’m hosting my first ever Fashion Week on Etsy Favorites…hope you enjoy, and please - keep sending me your favorite underdiscovered Etsy designers!!
metamorphosi's recycled glass →
Using organically shaped circles of recycled glass, Metamorphosi fashions wind chimes, chandeliers, and jewelry (from $26). They’ve gone fantastic recycled textile beanbag chairs, too.
watercolor studio paintings →
Oh Maine. How I wish I were there. But at least I can dream, with Watercolor Studio’s serene landscapes ($50-100).
cardamom press's letterpress landmarks →
Who knew Pittsburgh was so fashionable? Cardamom Press knew! They’ve recently launched a line of gorgeous, architectural letterpress notecards depicting Pittsburgh landmarks ($4.50 each), and wow, it is ever an endorsement! And although they don’t strike quite the same chord as say, a postcard from the tropics, they’ve definitely put Pittsburgh back on my map…