{Thoughts on Shops} – Fianaturals – African Eco Friendly Jewelry With Natural Beads

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This month we take a peek at the amazing Fianaturals. Fianaturals is the gorgeous African eco-friendly jewelry shop of the amazing Fia of Brooklyn. Fia is a mum, jewelry designer, painter, teacher & organic gardener. She makes beautiful, natural jewelry from sources around the world! Fia’s banner is perfect! It evokes the exotic continent of Africa […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} A Little Rewrite for Writesy – novelist, poet and student of the world

Writesy's Banner on Etsy

This month’s Thoughts on Shops takes a look at the amazing little corner of Etsy that writer and maker Jenn Flynn-Shon of Phoenix, Arizona calls Writesy. Jenn writes blogs, articles, zines, novels and prose and is finishing up her first full-length fiction book to be released this spring. YAY for Jenn! Writesy’s banner totally works! […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} Tinkan Designs – unique, recycled ring pull jewelry and more!

Tinkan Designs Shop Banner

Tinkan Designs is the amazing upcycled shop of metalworker, blacksmith and artist Annabel from the UK.  Annabel is a self-taught jewelry maker and general maker of ‘things’! She has used a variety of recycled materials over the years, mainly because she hates waste (a true eco-etsy girl) and she finds it hard to throw anything away if it still has some life in […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} Magpie Tree – the ultimate jewelry and accessory upcycler!

Magpie Tree Banner on Etsy

Magpie Tree is the wonderful shop of Indianapolis artist and repurposer of all things repurposable Nichole Hall-Permell. Nikki is drawn to the beauty of the old and its potential to be created into something new (we love that!).   Her banner is adorable (and I read something new is in the works). Naming her shop after one […]

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{Thoughts on Shops} – Juani1 – Crocheting Plastic Bags & More

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Juani1 is the wonderful plastic bag recycling shop of Juanita Rivas-Raymer of Los Angeles. Juanita is not only an artist- she also teaches prenatal and Hatha yoga and is a Birth Doula. Her amazing  La Bolsa Chica includes some adorable crocheted fish and an octopus (recycled from plastic bags!), crocheted plastic shopping bags (recycled from plastic bags!) and some […]

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