daily discoveries

Delightful Discoveries: Best Mom Ever

Show mom a little love this Mother's Day with one of the lovely handmade finds from our Spring Bash artists. Bonus: You can browse the works in person today at The Shops at Park Lane!

Got a grad you need to buy for? We have you covered there too. And why not do a little shopping for yourself while you're browsing? Come on over and say hello. 


Dots Mug by Blue Flame Studios

Purple Iolite Teardrop Ring in Silver from EstieMade

Abstract Art Print by Liz Wiley

Sweet Citrus and Lavender Pure Soy Wax Candle from The Pig and The Peacock

Turkish Fig Glycerin Soap from The Pig and The Peacock

Daily Discoveries: tribal trends

We are in the middle of a major tribal craze and everyone wants in on the action.  With fun geometric prints, arrows, and teepees, who wouldn't? Check out these awesome tribal items available from Etsy Dallas Spring Bash vendors!

(from left to right)
bottom row: feather tee // feather bobby pin // teepees //
(Discoveries by Meredith of childHOODS.) 

Daily Discoveries: Reminders of Nature

The weather is finally perfect for gardening and making that patio space your safe haven. Or, if you're an apartment dweller, it's the perfect time to bring the outdoors inside. Our Etsy Dallas Spring Bash artists have some great items to bring you a daily dose of nature and remind you of the great outdoors (even if it comes in the form of a blue grizzly bear).

1. Lizard Air Plant Pocket by Both Hands Studio 
2. Green Baby Goddess by Two Clay Hands
3. Garden Torches by Cockrell Iron and Paint 
4. Aqua Blue Bear by Fuzzy Hippo 
(Discoveries by Emily of Fuzzy Muffins.)

Daily Discoveries: for baby

At the Etsy Dallas Spring Bash, you will find items for people of all ages. Being a mom myself, I am a little biased toward the mini people. Here are some of my favorite items from Bash vendors all for the babies! 
(from left to right)

(Discoveries by Meredith of childHOODS.)

Daily Discoveries: accessorize with handmade

Spring has sprung! It's about time to pull out the skirts and bermuda shorts, so get ready to spruce up your outfits with these super tempting jewelry picks from our Etsy Dallas Spring Bash artists!

1. Anodized Aluminum Bracelet by Creative Input by Liz
2. Foxy Fox Pendant by Maggie May I
3. Ring by ElizaEpstein  
4. Fused Glass Bracelet by Kessler Craftsman  
5. Geometric Chevron Cuff by Susan Renee Designs  
6. Blossom Bracelet by Black Moth Studio
7. Brambling Vines Necklace by Jennie Claire  
8. Woodgrain Ring by f. is for frank  
9. Gears Necklace by Freeforged Jewelry  

(Discoveries by Emily of Fuzzy Muffins.)  

Daily Discoveries: blue and orange

Some of the areas coolest artists will be at the 5th annual Etsy Dallas Spring Bash on April 27. Looking to spruce up your life with a fun new color combination? May I suggest a refreshing dash of Etsy classic: blue and orange. Click the photo to browse further...

Daily Discoveries: Mainly for the Men

At this year's Spring Bash, we will have plenty of fun for the men folk too. Gordon Biersch will be on hand selling tasty food and freshly brewed beer, and there will be loads of cool goods for the guys too. Here are a few of my favorite picks mainly for the men.

Drink Local T-shirt from Dowdy Studio

BBQ Sign Photograph by Squint Photography

Mountains Pin by Freeforged Jewelry

Valvoline Oil Can Art by Napkin Art Studios

Daily Discovery: Gift Ideas for Mom

Hello everyone! I'm Kelly from Local Honey. I blog over here. I'm excited to share with you today some wonderful gift ideas for your mama!

Don't forget Mother's Day (May 13th) will be here before you know it. Don't get Mom that same scented candle and picture frame set you buy her every year. If you want to get her something really special then look no further because these items are all handmade... and what's more unique than a handmade gift?!

If you want to see these awesome items in person, you're in luck! All of these artists (and more!) will be at the Handmade Bash on May 5th selling their goods! If you can't make it to the Bash, be sure to stop by their shops in the links below!

1 // "Mother" Periodic Table Apron by Yellow Bug Boutique - $27
2 // Napkin Set (made from vintage fabric!) by BUTTER Design Lab - $14
3 // Clutches by K8 Made - $40
4 // Lace Embossed Ceramics by Both Hands Studio
5 // Handmade Soap by The Pig and The Peacock - $5
6 // Pair of Orange & Purple Mugs by Two Clay Hands - $45
7 // "Double Vision" Owl Print by Dowdy Studio
8 // Earrings by The Mossy Fox
9 // Capri Blue Teardrop Necklace by Northern Roots
10 // Soap Dish by Christie Cone Ceramics

Daily Discovery: Sunshine Inspired Happiness

The 4th Annual Etsy Dallas Spring Bash is just a few weeks away! We're beyond excited to share a few of our members' products that have us in the mood for some springy sunshine. Be sure to join us on May 5th to see these sellers and many many more!

1. Small Bicycle Necklace, by Maggie May I 
2. Hand Carved Poster - Good Day, by Honeycomb Print Shop 
3. Cherry Dot Bloomers, by Three Yellow Starfish 
6. Hello Day - 8.5x11 print, by Dowdy Studio 
7. Handmade Shea Butter Soap - Lavendar Mint, by The Pig and the Peacock 
8. E is for Egg Alphabet Art Print, by Paperfingers 
9. Red Iridescent Dragonfly Pendant, by Kessler Craftsman 

This sunshine inspired happiness brought to you today by Christina from Paperfingers.

Daily Discovery: Unique gift ideas!

One of the many awesome things about buying handmade is that you are buying something totally unique... which makes for an awesome gift! This Saturday at the Jingle Bash you can stock up on gifts for everyone on your list (plus a few for you!) Here are some highlights from a few of our bash artists:

Handmade Glycerin Soap Guns by The Pig and The Peacock - $4.50/set of 3

Tin Man Keychain by Maggie May I - $15

Knit Wrist Warmers by Sheepish Knit Crochet - $27

Crocheted Award Ribbon Badge by Modest Ambition - $6

Oilcloth Passport Cover by Jenni20 - $12

Oven Roasted Turkey Plush by Midnight Snack - $25

See you Saturday at the Jingle Bash!

Daily Discovery: Stocking Stuffers!

Stockings are one of my favorite holiday traditions... a bunch of little gifts all in one package! I've found lots of items from Jingle Bash artists that I would love to get in my stocking this year! (hint, hint... )

F is for Frank - Gold Jefferson Necklace

Silla Soup - Feather Bloom Clip

butter design lab - Eco Zipper Pouch

Revisionist Designs - Camera Lens Cuff

ReGeared - Star Keychain

KarmaCrochet - Texas Magnets

Haute Hardware - Feather and Tusk Necklace

Bee Things - Monkey Snack Sacks

Only a week left until the Jingle Bash - get ready to fill your stockings!

Daily Discovery: Who's on your shopping list this year?

It's November already? C'mon, really? As sad as I am that summer is over, now is the time to get excited about holiday shopping time! And of course, you already know that the best place to do all that shopping is at the Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash. Here are some ideas for everyone on your list...

For your sister, who just got a fancy new job:

For the special someone in your life:

For your little brother who is about to apply to art school:

For your niece (who will grow up loving good design, you are determined!):

For your mother, who will spend most of the holiday season in the kitchen making her famous caramel fudge:

For your longhorn-lovin' father:

And a little something for yourself, of course:

Whew... so much to choose from - check out all the Jingle Bash vendors right here!

Daily Discoveries: For Your Jewelry Box

Spring Bash is a handmade jewelry lover's dream! Just look at these lovely choices from a few of our Spring Bash artists. Try your best not to drool on the keyboard!

Clockwise from top left: Clip on Necklace from estieMade, Large Alligator Earrings from F is for Frank, Electron Ring from Freeforged Jewelry, Painted Metal Filigree Necklace from Gleeful Peacock, Disc Earrings from Maria Day Jewelry, and Citrine and Antiqued Gold Necklace from Haute Hardware.

Daily Discoveries: Night Out on the Town

We looked through our Spring Bash artists and found some hot picks for your night out on the town. What's hotter than a Texas summer night? Black vinyl and a little black handbag...
Eye of the Tiger tote by Bolsa Bonita $68, Infinite Horizon Cuff by RevisionistDesigns $68, Crazy Little Thing Called Love Vinyl Charm Necklace by HiFiJewelry $50,
Clutch Purse by K8Made $40

Daily Discoveries: For the Stylish Girl

If you need to pick something up for your new girlfriend, your best friend's birthday, or each of your bridesmaids before your summer wedding, our Spring Bash artists have you covered!

Connections short-sleeve hoodie from Harrilu, Modern Marie from SunshineAndCarousels - $18.00, feather wood panel from 75 Apparel - $35.00, Owl and Vintage Moon Necklace from Ornamental Things - $48.00,

Daily Discoveries: Homeward Bound

So you've finally gotten through spring cleaning... now it's time to spruce up the place! Check out these picks from Etsy Dallas Spring Bash artists, and start making some room in your house!

Clockwise from top left: Wave Candleholder by Ferrochie, Vintage Salvaged Wood Shelf by Good Time Junkin, Josie Side Chair by BUTTER, New Belgium Meets Bike Magnet by ReGeared, Joy Tumblers by Christie Cone Ceramics.

Daily Discoveries: What's Black, White + Read All Over?

These awesome picks from our Spring Bash vendor lineup!

Clockwise from top left: Texting Cards from the Paper Nest Co., Fabric Leaves Venice Script Branches from Jane Joss, Latitude Earrings from Ornamental Things, Keyboard Shortcuts No. 2 Pencils from One Up Designs, and Morning News - Japanese Linen Brooch from Tefi

Daily Discoveries: Birds of a Feather...

Flock together at the Etsy Dallas Spring Bash! These Dallas artists certainly know how to "put a bird on it". (Portlandia, anyone?)

Welcome the warm Texas weather and take flight with these beautiful pieces.

Clockwise from top left:

I heart you a latte by Dowdy Studio, Falling Feathers Handbag in Purple Linen

by cut out and collect, Owl Mah Jong Tile Pendant by maggie may i, Modern

Chairs Quilted Pillow Cover by childsPLAYdesign

This Daily Discovery was brought to you today by Meredith of SheepishKnitCrochet.