Saturday, June 2, 2012

Favorite Things



I love, love, love, the idea of buying handmade.

It's actually not only a love of mine...
it's a commitment!

I wholeheartedly want to support cottage businesses
and cottage farms.

They are what made this country, 
you know??

AND there is nothing quite like
buying a piece of American heritage.

Oh yes...many of the things we make today
are the collectibles of tomorrow.

So it's also investing in the future,
and insuring that the way of life that
started this great country will be remembered
long after we are gone.

So heartwarming!!

Here are some favorite things of mine
from other Etsy shop owners!





Some big changes will be taking place soon here!
Stay Tuned!

Also a delightful "Summer Breeze" giveaway!!
Can't wait to show you!!

Have a joyful weekend!!
Hugs,





15 comments:

NanaNor's said...

Hi Sweetie, I love all your favorites as well and will go check them out.
Just wish that I could support you and others plus fill my nest with the beauty created so lovingly by other hands.
Sending lots of love to you today.
I'll be calling this next week.
Nor

Shabby chic Sandy said...

I love handmade as well. Thanks for sharing! Is your blog header new? it looks great!

sissie said...

Love your favorites. I think that more people are starting to appreciate handmade and recycled.
I think it's wonderful.

hugs
Sissie

Michele said...

The photo itself is beautiful!

Michele
Pearl 13.1

Elena said...

Well said! My hubby is retiring at the end of this month and we will finally be able to go full swing with our lamps :)

Amy Kinser said...

I love your blog post! I so agree with everything you said.

Love the items you have bought. That purse is beautiful.

You know you were supposed to email me, right. HINT HINT.

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage Designs said...

BEAUTIFUL Becky !! I love handmade too!

Pam@OurAdventuresInHomeImprovement said...

Great items! I have a friend who makes the cotton washcloths. I'd never tried one before she gave me one. Now I'm hooked!

Have a great weekend.
Pam

Debbie said...

Oh I just couldn't agree more..Love your new finds too...looking forward to seeing all your new things. HUGS

Kasia said...

Ohhhh beautiful! I cant help buying handmade either, theres just something special about not getting stuff made this way. So impersonal. :) I share your commitment when I can! :D

Hugs,

French and Sparrow said...

Hi Becky, I love your commitment to supporting the handmade community!

I wholeheartedly agree...there are so many talented people with their own cottage businesses that without support their skills will be lost.
PS Loved catching up with your girls wedding photos...very beautiful congratulations!!
Best wishes, Kerry

Heather @ Post Road said...

Thanks for the shout out!! xoHeather

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The Polka Dot Closet said...

I tried last Christmas to only buy online from blog friends or ETSY, I know the people on my list will get unique gifts that way. Yep, I have you on the calender for Friday, give a call and we'll make plans! Can't wait

Carol

Donna said...

Hi Becky,

I try to do the same. We should buy local, buy USA, buy handmade as much as possible. Supporting each other, or other crafters, growers, in our areas.

Doesn't mean we're going without, but why on earth support China??

Hugs,
Donna

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