Monday, July 30, 2012


Since opening my shop I have constantly been working on improving my pictures. They are getting better all the time, but they are still not to the point that I want them to be. Today I found a blog with wonderful tips. I'm hoping to try them out later today or tomorrow and see how it goes.  Here is her picture (also a link to her blog):

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Message in a Bottle-Invitation

So my almost 11 year old daughter wants a Fairy Party. I struggled for a little while wondering how I would accomplish this without making it seem like it was a 5 year old party.  Came up with a cute idea for the invitations. Similar to a message in a bottle.  Here is our invitation which I decided to sell in my shop:

We have come up with many other cute ideas for her party since. I will be sharing them soon :)

Friday, July 27, 2012

Helpful Stovetop Cleaning Tip...

This is shared from another blog. Love the idea for cleaning a flat stove top.  Using Baking Soda. Here you go! (The picture is the link :)

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Locks of Love

This week my almost 6 year old daughter got a haircut. She has had the longest thickest hair since she was born so we are excited about this change for her. She donated her hair (about 11 inches) to Locks of Love. She was almost excited about donating it as she was cutting it :)

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

So excited!

Do you ever buy something for someone and you know they will LOVE it so you are so excited to give it to them? I bought this nightgown for my daughter for her birthday. I love it and I know she will to. I just have to wait until August 7th to give it to her.

I bought it on Etsy, only the one we got is in purple. It really is so pretty!  She shipped the same day I ordered it and it came within 2 days. 

Monday, July 16, 2012

Monday Morning Mermaid Jars

This morning I woke up at 6:30 (before my kids were up ) and did just over 70 Mermaid jars.  Wow, that was more orders than I realized I had. I've been so blessed! My shop has been so busy. I love making everything in my shop.  I told my husband that I have the best jobs in the world. Being a mom, and filling Fairy dust jars :)

Thursday, July 12, 2012


Enter to win this entire treasury giveaway simply by commenting on the treasury (on Etsy not on my blog)  The picture is the link to take you to the place to comment. The flower crown was made by me and is included as part of the giveaway. Good luck! There are 3 more items included that are not shown.

Thursday, July 5, 2012

Sea/Beach Glass

Sea glass or beach glass is glass found on beaches along bodies of salt and fresh water. This is glass that has fallen into the water and through time tumbled over rocks and the ocean or water floor until it finds its destination along a beach.This process creates a small glass that is frosted and used in jewelry, collecting or crafts.

I've just added some sea glass to my shop in one of my jars!  This beach or sea glass is so fun! 

Recently I had a shop make this necklace for my daughter with beach glass:

Some colors are much more rare than others.  Orange is apparently one of the most rare colors. Such as this:

Sunday, July 1, 2012

Just learned about this site: This is a site that Etsy shop owners can go to view if they are on the Etsy front page, or to view tags and get ideas for better tags for their items.