DIY Foldable Lamp Shades

by Alicia on February 28, 2013

Such a fun idea, and less than $50 in most cases. If this landed at DWR you’d have to mortgage your house! What a steal. Tons of other designs (like owls + penguins!) at the mostlikelyshop. via


Alicia Curates Etsy Gifts That She Likes

by Alicia on December 13, 2012

Etsy has been running a series of posts this holiday where they have invited contributes to curate a collection of holiday gifts that they like. So far they have featured Real Simple, West Elm, Thrillist, A Cup of Jo, Modcloth, You Are My Fave, Poppytalk and a bunch of others. I think my invite must […]


Etsy Love: Laurel Hill

by Alicia on October 4, 2012

Loving these bracelets by Etsian Laurel Hill. The sunburst cuff (left) is $30 and the torc bracelets (right) are $24 each. They’ve got a certain timelessness to them, don’t you think? (via)

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Etsy Love: Clavado

by Alicia on September 10, 2012

My friend Wes send along his friend Maggie’s new Etsy shop Clavado last week. Reclaimed wood, brightly colored string, geometric shapes? Right up my alley! I’m partial to the Chicago-themed one but you can custom order any place you like. Plus they are crazy affordable, everything in the shop is under $50.


Yay, Jewelry Findings!

by Alicia on August 16, 2012

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the Etsy shop Geometric Land, so I thought I’d show you my order. One of the tricky things about buying jewelry components online is that it’s often hard to really understand the scale. I’m often looking back and forth between my screen and a tape measure and […]