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07 April 2016 @ 06:09 pm
[sticky post] My Etsy shop  
Hi, everyone!

I am a lifelong crafter, and I decided to open a shop on Etsy as a way to bring in a little more income and help pay down my student loans.

My shop is called Crafting Heart to Heart. I specialize in making woven heart ornaments, like the one below:

They come in many different colors, and I'm more than happy to take custom orders with specific colors. (Please see my shop for details. :) ) They're perfect gifts for any occasion or holiday, and don't forget to treat yourself too!

Every ornament takes 2 to 3 days to make. Each heart measures approx. 3 and 1/2 inches across at the widest point of the heart, and 2 and 3/4 inches from the bottom tip of the heart to its highest point. They are is 1 and 1/8 inches thick.

I hope that you'll check out my work!

If you want to know more, please feel free to post a comment below, or contact me through Etsy.

Take care and God bless!


metallidean_grlmetallidean_grl on April 11th, 2016 02:43 am (UTC)
These are so cute. I might want to get one for a friends birthday. Have to check finances first.
laughtersmelodylaughtersmelody on April 11th, 2016 10:09 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! I'm glad you like them.

Please don't worry if you can't get one - I completely understand what it's like when finances are tight. Just your interest means a lot. :) (Though if you do decided to get one, let me know it's you and I'll give you a ten percent discount - I'm sorry it can't be more!)
metallidean_grlmetallidean_grl on April 11th, 2016 10:52 pm (UTC)
Thanks, but if I do get one I insist on paying full price. My Con sister's bday is coming up at the end of this months and this would be a lovely thing to get her. I want to get her something special. I just need to figure out color. I'll be in touch.
laughtersmelodylaughtersmelody on April 11th, 2016 11:09 pm (UTC)
Okay, full price it is. I just wanted to make the offer, since if you do get one, you would be my first customer, and I figure that warranted a chance at a special discount, even if that makes me sound like an infomercial. :) (If I start saying things like, "And that's not all!" or "For the low, low price of just $19.95!" please poke me or something, lol.)

Thanks again for your interest!

Edited at 2016-04-11 11:13 pm (UTC)
The Wandering Lurkerlunalotte88 on September 3rd, 2016 02:04 am (UTC)
One of my Facebook friends launched a small crafting business. It's clever, as I too have a lot to pay off lol, but how experienced should one be to get a sizeable profit? Then there's the factor of material costs...

I once tried selling things on Craigslist but all I got were scam replies so that put me off of that place for a while...
laughtersmelodylaughtersmelody on September 7th, 2016 11:47 am (UTC)
I'm sorry it's taken me a few days to answer this! Very cool. What sorts of crafting does your friend do?

Thank you! I have yet to turn any sort of profit, so I can't say much there, lol. :) But, on the bright side, I love to give these ornaments as gifts. If the business doesn't pan out (as it hasn't so far) then I might just use my stock as Christmas presents.

I'm sorry that you had that sort of experience on Craigslist! That's miserable.

The Wandering Lurker: coollunalotte88 on November 13th, 2017 03:37 am (UTC)
I'm baaack!

She makes her own jewelry. Though I'm not sure if she does it anymore because I have barely seen any updates from her line's page. It seems like she is focusing on other things now, anyway.
laughtersmelodylaughtersmelody on November 25th, 2017 07:37 am (UTC)
Welcome back! :)

Oh, it's cool that she makes jewelry. I hope she will get the chance to do it again sometime, even if she has stopped for now.