Monthly Archives: May 2009

Name My Design Studio

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Having trouble coming up with your own name? Throw logic to the wind and simply use this handy dandy site! Apparently I should name my future studio,  Blue Bana Ltd. I like the Ltd. at the end; it gives a feeling of exclusivity haha

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Etsy Finds Vintage: Crafting the Perfect Display

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This weekend I made a pretty big purchase, one I’m very excited about. Yes, I purchased my very own Gocco. Sister’s wedding is coming up and I’ll be designing all the paper goods that will go into the event so the Gocco was the most economical way of doing so. But beyond that I could do sooo many other things with my new Gocco. Like little onesies for all the new babies in my life. Anywho, this sparked many other ideas and then the idea of my own shop and….as you can see my mind really ran away with this whole thing. But. I did come across this handy article on Etsy that I thought was oh so helpful and so I thought sharing would be in order…read on.

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Link Lovin’!

As promised here are some of my faves from this weekend’s Unique LA…

Treebykerrilee.com
I don’t know bout you but lately it seems I’m surrounded by newborns and pregnant women. Lots of cute baby goods found here!

Chocolateandsteel.com
Lovely handmade jewelery by Christine Street.

Amdcustomdesign.etsy.com
Super cute and simple stationary, clothing and accessories. Her lavendar sachets were particularly yummy!

Collisionware.etsy.com
Unique handmade kitchen accessories like her awesome devil and zombie kitchen mit potholders!

Steppie.etsy.com
Original artwork and handmade goodies, I love her floating panda pieces!

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Unique LA

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Happy Monday, folks! This weekend was Unique LA which I attended Saturday afternoon. The show was great, lots of eclectic cool and of course unique goods as far as  the eye can see. A good time was had by all. Alas, I didn’t make any purchases (hey, don’t judge me, we’re in a recession remember?) But I did pick plenty of lovely cards from plenty of lovely vendors whom I plan on making future purchases from…I’ll post a special link love section this week with some of my faves from this weekend.

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