Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Sac Etsy Treasury


Curated by PurePalette: http://www.etsy.com/treasury_list.php?room_id=122839

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Craftopolis & Craft Cult

Check us OUT!  Woohoo!  For this week, you can see us on Craftopolis and Craft Cult.  AWESOME!

We're promoting the idea to support handmade and buy local, in addition to getting the word out about our team.  We're excited about it!  So pop on over and tell us what you think!


Saturday, March 27, 2010

Craftastic Sale

Thank you to everyone who stopped by to say hi!  Whether you supported us in spirit or in payment, we really appreciate it!

We had a blast getting to know the other sellers better. :)

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Monday, March 22, 2010

Sac Etsy to be in Craftastic Sale

CRAFTASTIC SALE

Date: Saturday March 27th
Sale Times: 9am til 2 pm
Address: 5912 Beech Ave., Orangevale near Hazel and Greenback
Contact: OddArtist


There will be a dozen Sacramento vendors in attendance, both from SacEtsy and SactoMetro!  We're super stoked to have our team together!  While we've been together at craft fairs before, this is a first for so many of us to be together as once. :)

Please help us promote this event by FB'ing it, blogging, and Tweeting.  Please Tweet:



#SacEtsy Craftastic Sale in Orangevale, CA. 9 AM-2 PM March 27th featuring some awesome products. http://sac-etsy.blogspot.com for more info


Want to know which vendors are attending so you can scope out what they might be selling?  Please stop by and say hello to the following members:


prairieprimitives
BKD Signature
mchristo
Oh My Posh
Bailoutabarista
oddartist



Your support of this team is much appreciated!  We hope to see you there!


To get there:
From Hwy 50 go north on Hazel past Madison and make a left at the light on Pershing. When you get to Beech turn right.

From Folsom go down Greenback to the first light past Hazel and turn left there onto Beech.

From Hwy 80 get on Greenback going east until you have passed Illinois. Start looking for the light at Beech and turn right.

The house has a tall cedar out front along the road near the top of the hill, a large deep concrete driveway and a black mailbox with grapes painted on it. OddArtist will be there early and will have put signs up so you can't miss it!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Feature Friday - Featuring Penny's Lane



Business Name: Penny's Lane Polymer Clay Creations

Shop Link: https: www.pennyslane.etsy.com

What do you create/sell? I make polymer clay beads, pendants, jewelry, magnets, wine charms, and the list goes on and on.....

How did you get started and why?  I started making jewelry and eventually became frustrated with the variety of shapes, sizes, and colors of beads available at local craft and bead shops.  When I found beads that I really liked and thought were original, they were usually out of my price range.  One day I found a book about making beads from polymer clay and mixed media, bought a few bars of Fimo and Sculpey, and set out to create my own affordable beads.  Now I'm completely hooked on polymer clay and the possibilities are infinite! It is such a fun medium to work with:)


What do you love most about owning your own business? I love that feeling of accomplishment when I have tried something new and gotten surprising results.  I like to be pleasantly surprised by color combos.  that I thought would never really work together, but somehow end up blending perfectly.  Having gifts for friends and family always at the ready is definitely an added bonus!

What are some interesting/fun facts about yourself? I am a high school teacher, mother of two lovely girls (currently taking a bubble bath as I type), wife, friend, daughter, sister, pet owner (dog, cat, and hamster), world traveler, and Dance Dance Revolution enthusiast.  Life is FULL and FUN!

Please list any of your other links you would like us to check out:
Twitter Name: PolymerPenny

Sac Etsy Treasury



Friday, March 12, 2010

Sac Etsy Favorites

Hi everyone, I'm Jess. I am fairly new to the Sac Etsy Team and I'm excited to start contributing to this blog. My etsy shop is sushipie where you'll find hand knits and the occasional miscellaneous jewelry and sewing projects. I was born to "make stuff" and have developed a passion for knitting and designing patterns. I'm proud to be among the company of so many talented Sacramento artists. Aside from this very brief introduction I wanted to share some of my favorite Sac Etsy things. I chose this collection as a reflection of my personal style.


Demeter Earrings by arcoirishandcrafted
 These gorgeous earrings are made of 100% beautiful Copper. The dangling chains are made of hand hammered vintage Copper and hung on a Copper Ear Wire. I would love to wear these hot earrings with a pair of jeans and black leather sandals. 


Monet Headband by ohmyposh
The Monet headband is the perfect addition to any spring outfit. A beautiful light yellow flower puff is securely attached to a 1/4" headband that is wrapped with cream grosgrain ribbon with white dots. I think this really is the perfect headband. Neutrals mixed with brights work very well together.


This one of a kind, hand crocheted scarf is made with yarn from recycled plastic bottles and is accented with diamond cut glass beads. Peach and coral are my favorite colors for spring and I have a soft spot for recycled yarn.


Making Contact Bracelet by beadskinz
This original design is done in odd-count flat peyote with delicas in grays and blues. I love the tribal feel of this bracelet and the awesome colors would go with everything, even a beautiful floral dress.

I hope you love my Sac Etsy Favorites as much as I do!

Second Saturday - Park Your Art


McMartin Realty is hosting Park Your Art this Second Saturday, March 13th, 6-10pm. Please be sure to stop by  tomorrow and support some of our very own Sac Etsy Gals! Rhonda, Penny, and Francesca will all be there. McMartin Realty is located at 2031 K St. See you there!


If you don't get the chance to stop by and meet these ladies you can visit their shops:

Odd Artist
Penny's Lane
Virtue Knits

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Sac Etsy Has A Logo!

Sac Etsy is excited to debut its new logo!  Thank you to WishBlissStudio for creating it for us!  We're looking forward to putting it on all of our promotional materials - look for the logo to spot a Sac Etsy member!

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Exciting News!

Sac Etsy is excited to announce their approval of an Etsy Grant!  We are so ecstatic about this wonderful news and cannot wait to use it to promote our wonderful team!  We are gearing up to become more of a presence in Sac and we are so thankful that this will help us get there.

As a result, we got an announcement in the Etsy Storque: http://community.etsy.com/uncategorized/etsy-team-grants-february-winners-announced

Thank you so much Etsy!  We're truly grateful!