Winter Sweaters in the Shop It's hard to believe for me, but on November 30th, 2010 I began my foray into the world of Etsy vintage. A lot has changed since then. And I don't mean just in the world. I mean in Etsy itself. When I opened shop a decade ago, there were so few sellers compared to now, and things sold much faster because there was such little competition. But competition is good. It makes us more creative and promotes grit: both of which are necessary for growth and success. And I have to say, this has been THE MOST creative, fun, rewarding, and exciting work I've ever had. I took a hobby and learned to make a little profit from it on the side. Even though this is a business for me now, selling vintage is still my hobby. While it's nice to monetarily benefit from it, it isn't the only reason I do it. The reason I sell vintage is simple: I love vintage. I want to preserve it, research it, wear it, love it, talk about it, and naturally, I want to sell i
You have heard of Etsy, right? They're the online site that hosts thousands of small companies who sell hand made items or vintage items. I sell on Etsy (vintage) and I know how amazing Etsy and all the shops and stores are. There's a lot of hard work and love that go into running one of these stores. So, imagine my joy when I stumbled upon this little shop called Sweet Water Decor. Sweet Water Decor creates hand designed wedding invitations, coffee mugs, stamps and wall art. And when I saw these adorable designs -- ones that fit perfectly in my son's bedroom -- I had to have them. This is what Sweet Water Decor says about their prints. "Our printable art is a great way to have an inexpensive print that is a final touch to a desk, bedroom, kid's room, nursery, or anywhere around the house. It's a constant motivational pick-me-up every time you look at it. What's great about our print art is that you can purchase it today and print it out, add a f
It's that time of year already! Not sure how -- that whole time warp thing is in serious high gear because the last six months have been a blur. Time to start thinking about Spring. This means Spring dresses! And for you vintage lovers, I can't find enough of them. Like this beauty, a sage green sleeveless shift dress : Or this amazing yellow maxi dress : And there's this gorgeous 50s Polka Dot dress. Not yet up in the shop, but will be! Visit the shop ◄ for more dresses, new items every day, and tons of inventory. Plus, right now and for the next ten days, everything is 15% off! Hop on by!