Posts Tagged ‘Etsy’

In light of the holiday maddness that’s approaching, I’ve decided to feature several eco-conscious, handmade artisans of baby crafts. I hope you’ll consider making this holiday season a handmade and eco-conscious one! Note that if you choose to buy locally, there is an Etsy Shop Local tool to find nearby shops.

Today we’ll look at Tiny Giraffe Shop, maker of the Mod Blocks. Amy, the owner of Tiny Giraffe, is a Crafty Mom of two little girls. Her blocks are unique and adorable! What a perfect gift for a new baby.

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I usually don’t just feature one seller, but this lady’s stuff is so exemplary, I just had to. Mod Mom Furniture, which is an Etsy shop like mine, makes children’s toy boxes by hand… WOW!

Kiersten, the owner of Mod Mom Furniture says she is inspired by mid-century furniture and her children.

Am so impressed. She is clearly amazing and talented and resourceful. I am wishing one of the boxes came with a hinge, but I bet there’s a reason they don’t have them, as even I can attach a hinge. Now you’re impressed, right?


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My daughter is almost ready for her own apartment, but she’s definitely ready for some shoes, as we’re taking our first (aided) steps. There are some awesome shoe options on Etsy, and a few other handmade shoe options I’m excited about.

First, PippyToes has some cute stuff. They have formal boys and girls shoes, and some really funky polka-dots and stripes and all sorts of neat shoes.

On Etsy, you have Bobka Baby (shown above and below), which has amazing vegan, organic, handmade shoes. They’re awesome, and for all occasions.

Also on Etsy are these terrific monster shoes from Handkni Hugs… I think they’re wool!

Also check out these…! Also by Handknit Hugs.

I want them all! Do they come in adult sizes? Just wondering….

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Handmade Hats at Etsy!

Not that she or he needs it, obviously. But in case you’re getting ready for that photo op and all you can find is the Princess Lea hat. Here’s another option.

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There are so many ways… never bathe, wear sweats constantly, go around unknowlingly with peanut butter smeared on your cheek for 24 hours (check, check, check). But today, let’s do this one: a hat. And no, it’s not dog doo hair.

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It’s finished! I literally took these photos hours before going into labor… whew!

Poster by SFGirlbyBay on Etsy, Paper for bins and boxes from PaperSource, art is original by me, shelving from Target, flokati rug from Target. White bins from Container Store, recycled materials bin from Pier One.

The crib is from Giggle, ottoman made from an Amy Butler pattern, and chair was my grandmother’s–recovered with a new slipcover by me. The mobile is by my friend Yvonne, made in felt and ribbons.

All items in this frame are recycled and repainted or recovered!

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