jane joss

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

Category Spotlight: Home Goods

It's official: Etsy Dallas is chock-full of local talent! Take a look at our members in the Home Goods category, and you'll see what I mean:

A new member to Etsy Dallas, David of Ferrochie uses the craft of woodworking to create gorgeous chandeliers, candle holders and accents like large chess pieces. Pawn to queen four!

Weapons of choice: wood lathe, scroll saw

Online: http://www.blogger.com/www.ferrochie.com

And catch David selling his woodwork creations at local Scottish and gaelic festivals in the north Texas area.

Jane Joss
Sisters-in-law Alyssa and Joslyn craft gorgeous fabric leaf bundles and bouquets that put any Michael's silk floral arrangement to shame. Their look is fresh and inviting with a sharp attention to detail in every stitched leaf.

Weapons of choice: sewing machine, pinking shears


laura davis/design lab
Furniture designer by day, embroidery maven by night! Laura uses vintage fabric and objects to create gorgeously fresh home decor like pillows, lamps and cake stands. You're going to want to clear a spot on your couch for this pillow.

Weapons of choice: bandsaw, staple gun, sewing machine

Online: http://www.blogger.com/www.lbd340.etsy.com

Midnight Snack
If embroidered pillows made with vintage linens aren't your thing, how about a big juicy T-bone to rest your head on? If meat's not your thing, how about a huge donut? Yum.

Weapon of choice: upholstery needle + thread

Online: http://www.blogger.com/www.midnightsnack.etsy.com.

One-Up Designs
Spruce up your walls - not with paint, not with paper - with a vinyl decal from One Up! The man behind the scenes, one James Partch, uses modern style to create a solution to boring surfaces everywhere - walls, laptops, even your face. Stick one up!

Weapon of choice: Illustrator

Online: http://www.blogger.com/www.oneupdesigns.etsy.com.

Check out a couple of pottery artists in our group - Both Hands Studio and Rimrock View Studio - who also make some gorgeous home decor. They will be featured in a separate "Pottery" category spotlight next month!

written by Stephanie Hindall, a.k.a. tefi

Valentine Day Gift Guide: For Her

Thinking about everyday chocolate and flowers for that special gal this Valentine's Day? Why not go one step further and give her something lovely and handmade? Here are some girly gifties from the Etsy Dallas Team that are sure to please.

This pretty soap from Where Water Comes Down smells sweet like strawberry and baby powder. The sweetness will linger longer than just Valentine's Day. Be sure to check out her other available soaps as well.

This whimsical 8" x 10" print of an original painting from The Miscellany was inspired by the feeling of the artist's first date with her now husband.

This sweet valentine letterpress card from Color Box Design + Letterpress is tied with a velvet ribbon. Cupid is helping deliver the message "Be Mine" -- who wouldn't be thrilled to receive this?

This cute and fun fabric plant for Jane Joss is perfect and thoughtful gift even for those with a brown thumb. This 5" tall beauty made with Moda's Ambrosia in Rose fabric and is sure to brighten any decor– green thumb not required.

On your mark, get set, go shopping! While you're at it, check out great items from the rest of the Etsy Dallas team.