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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Buy Handmade for the Holidays - Only 23 shopping days left until Christmas!

Buying Handmade makes for better gift-giving.
The giver of a handmade gift has avoided the parking lots and long lines of the big chain stores in favor of something more meaningful. If the giver has purchased the gift, s/he feels the satisfaction of supporting an artist or crafter directly. The recipient of the handmade gift receives something that is one-of-a-kind, and made with care and attention that can be seen and touched. It is the result of skill and craftsmanship that is absent in the world of large-scale manufacturing.
Buying handmade is better for people, better for the environment, and better for giving truly special and well-crafted gifts.

Five O'Clock Somewhere website

Five O'Clock Somewhere - Etsy Shop

7 comments:

ga.farmwoman said...

I agree! Handmade is so wonderful.
Handcrafts are just more personal. A real live person took time and pride in making something they hope someone else will appreciate.

I just love your jewelry and think you do a great job on it!
Have a good day.
Pam

Silver Canyons said...

Thank you for posting on my blog. It gave me the opportunity to come and see your blog.
Your have fantastic jewelry and I agree with all you said about Handmade items!

BeadedTail said...

Very well said and beautiful featured items too!

I hope your boutique is a success this weekend and hopefully you'll get to meet some fellow Etsyians too! If I was in the area, I'd be there!

moxylyn said...

I agree completely and these pieces are beautiful!

OLLIE MCKAY ~ A Chic Boutique said...

The Silver and Turquoise earrings are fabulous! Your jewelry is so beautiful and I have shared your Etsy shop address with several friends! Happy Holidays!

Nancy said...

But of course! Lovely earrings!

Avenue7 said...

Heya..
Thought you might be interested in this as you have really pretty jewelry creations!
I help to run this fashion website called avenue7.com. Its a fashion community for people to create and rate outfits from real clothes. Just thought it might be a good idea for you to add your products into our product list for more visibility and hopefully increase sales.

You can read more about Avenue7 at blog.avenue7.com too.

Have a nice day!

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