Thursday, March 17, 2011

A New Feature

This has been a pretty casual blog.  When I started it, I wanted it to feel spontaneous and fun, not like homework.  And it has been fun!  But I was thinking a tiny bit of structure, like a recurring feature, would maybe be a good  idea.

So welcome to the Premier Edition of
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It's been really fun developing my little corner of Etsy.  I've enjoyed spending time just poking around there.  And I've discovered what I think are some really amazing artists doing beautiful, creative and unexpected things. I'd like to share some of them with you.

Ever thought, really thought, about what you could do with a zipper? 

How about something like this:

Black and Brown Floral Brooch / Zipper Pin by ZipPinning - 1603
I love this one:
Hot Pink and Red Valentine Rose Floral Brooch / Zipper Pin by ZipPinning 1636
Old Gold and Chartreuse Floral Brooch / Zipper Pin - Approx 3.25 in/ 8.5 cm - by ZipPinning - 1626
I know what you're thinking.  The same thing I'm thinking:  I wish I was that clever.  Well, Elaine at Zippinning is clever enough for all of us, so go check out her shop!  And thanks for reading the first edition of  
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