This Week at the Shop: April 18th

This week I have for you a lovely browse through our new items, Stephanie’s What We’re Loving selection, and Homespun’s upcoming calendar. You’ll want to stay tuned to the blog this week as we have Meet Your Maker coming up on Thursday with Revival Food Co., and then an all new How-To blog that will make your mouth water!

New

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These koozies have come to us just in time, and these really important notebooks are always useful, all from new vendor Jolly Good Designs.

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Lots and lots of new t-shirts! These are just a few. From USI and Hayes and Taylor.

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Lovely bright ceramic rings from Natasha J Collection.

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Um. You guys. This is a real game made by the USI guys and it is kinda like dominos but hilarious and fantastic and I’m assuming extremely fun. If you are going to be part of a recreational gathering of people any time soon, you will not be remiss in bringing this with you!

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I’m totally obsessed with this felt food from Lilla Barn. Look at that delicious sandwich! Also available, delectable sugar cookies and BACON. And eggs.

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Dog soaps not just for the yellow ones by 407 Botanicals, ceramic cuff links and leather flower headbands by Joyful Creations, and buttons of course by USI.

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I might just take this on home and start using it and see if anyone says anything. The perfect gift for your favorite human by USI.

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Love the length on this leather necklace from Joyful Creations, and this wooden phone case is made by new vendor Carved.

What We’re Loving

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Stephanie is new to the Homespun crew, so she’s just learning about how hard it is to actually make money working here while being constantly temped by amazing products. She picked these Woodland Fox booties by Tilly Whistle because “they would make the perfect baby shower gift for my friend with the same aesthetic in mind!” So much to buy for yourself, not to mention all the gifts… Thanks Stephanie!

Coming Up

Candle Maker Pop-Up Bar with The Onyx Exchange: Sunday, May 1st, 11am-6pm: Just in time for Mothers’ Day…! Our next Candle Maker Pop-up Bar with The Onyx Exchange is happening Sunday, May 1st. Stop in and create a perfect, spring-scented 7oz. Lux Candle or 10oz. Wine Bottle Candle for your dear mama (or bring her in to make her own!). Choose from 36 scents or mix multiple.

Workshop: Pinot & Paws: Paint Your Pet: Thursday, May 12th, 6-8pm: Pets. They’re the family we choose. If you’re a dog or cat (or any animal, really) person, you understand the important role pets play in our lives. For many of us, our beloved pets are like our children, loving us unconditionally and loyally. Here’s your chance to immortalize your beloved Fido or Whiskers: instructor Deanna Leonard of Arcadian Design will be hosting a “Paint Your Pet” workshop at our store. Students will create a portrait from a favorite photograph with acrylic paint to cherish for years to come. Plus, we’ll have snacks and wine on hand for a full artist experience.

Workshop: How to Run an Etsy Shop: Saturday, May 28th, 1-4pm: re you a new maker, wondering how to get started in the world of online sales? Or, do you already have an Etsy store that you’re ready to take to the next level? Tamara Hoffbauer of Decorative Design Works will be hosting this Etsy Success workshop on Saturday, February 27th for both beginner and intermediate Etsy sellers, as well as those who do not yet have an Etsy shop. Her goal is to provide Etsy sellers with tools and tips to set them on the path to business success. Topics covered include best practices, pricing, presentation, crafting the ideal listing, SEO explained, research tools, time-saving techniques, and more. A complete workbook is provided with the class along with worksheets and templates. No special materials are required – just bring pen and paper and the desire to take your Etsy business to the next level!

See ya next week, friends!

 

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