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Etsy Take Five Tuesday

It’s time to get back on track again with Etsy Take Five Tuesday, which was seriously delayed due to my move and then the recent retreat in Marrakesh. I was a tad bit upside down without knowing which end was up but now I can get back to the regularly schedule program again with my Etsy column. Next year I’m definitely going to change it up a bit but for now, Etsy Take Five Tuesday remains until the end of December 2010. I can’t believe I’ve been writing this column for so long — and that you all love it so much — it’s very energizing for me but also quite time consuming to produce as I don’t like to just throw anything up on the blog without careful consideration first. I can’t wait to show you how I plan to update the column in January. With that said, here are my picks for this week. I’m sure you will find a few things to love. :)

Etsy Take Five Tuesday

First up this week is and O design in Melbourne, Australia which is run by Japanese artist Yumi Ando. All of her lovely ceramic pieces are inspired by both Australian and Japanese culture and produced in limited run batches and made by hand using slab techniques.

Etsy Take Five Tuesday

Macha Jewelry in London has some amazing pieces — their rings are my favorite. “New techniques are introduced on a seasonal basis, producing an eclectic and constantly re-invented line which fuses British heritage, and rock ‘n roll androgyny.” Love it!

Etsy Take Five Tuesday

Based in San Francisco, The Utilitarian Franchise makes pillows using vintage illustrations and hand screen printing them in custom colors (your choice!) making them a unique addition to your home.

Etsy Take Five Tuesday

Eva Ricci is a Fine Art Photographer with ethereal, beautiful work that explores a variety of subjects and techniques as her work is quite organic since she enjoys letting the camera and her heart show her the way. Eva just started advertising on decor8 yesterday, I have to mention this because I have a strong policy against paid editorial coverage (I have not and will never do it) but in this case, I had Eva down to feature her in this column weeks ago and I didn’t want to dodge her now that she has an ad on my site. However, she has not paid for this coverage — it is simply from my heart without strings. :)

Etsy Take Five Tuesday

Neapolitan paper + home is a collection of stationery and objects with both vintage and modern sensibilities – from book jackets to cards, there is something for everyone (I just so happen to love them all!).

Spot any new must-haves to add to your list?

(images: linked to their sources above)

Posted by decor8 in Etsy Faves on October 26, 2010

Your comments...

  1. Rebecca Newport commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 11:56am

    Love Eva’s photography! Very very pretty!
    Rebecca Newport´s last blog post ..Beautiful Brighton Patisserie

  2. Paola Zakimi commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 12:13pm

    great choices Holly!

  3. Stephanie commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 12:50pm

    Gorgeous selection of shops. I particularly like Macha Jewellery and The Utalitarian Franchise

  4. Andreia commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 12:51pm

    Great finds here, as usual! Thanks Holly for all the care behind each post and for sharing with as such beautiful things!

  5. Tina commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 1:12pm

    Oh my goodness – I NEED those wonderful pillows – every one of them! :-) Totallt made me smile here in fron of the computer screen, thanks for finding them! :-)
    Tina´s last blog post ..New yarn – wohoo!

  6. christine {bijouandboheme} commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 1:58pm

    I’m loving the jewelery designer and Neapolitin paper. I’ve seen NP’s work before and really want one of those snakeskin book covers. Thanks for the finds- love Etsy like candy.

  7. novelista barista commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 3:36pm

    love these pictures, theyre really nice
    novelista barista´s last blog post ..babies and weddings and babies

  8. Kate commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 3:41pm

    I LOVE the heart lasso necklace! How lovely :)

    Kate´s last blog post ..If I Could Trade Lives w-Anyone

  9. Melissa de la Fuente commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 3:57pm

    Beautiful picks Holly! I do love this feature and can’t wait to see your update in January. So fun and hope you have a fantastic week hun!
    Melissa de la Fuente´s last blog post ..Monday inspiration

  10. Anna commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 3:57pm

    What great picks!

    Have a wonderful day!
    Anna´s last blog post ..Featured in Rainy Day Treasury!

  11. visualingual commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 5:17pm

    The pillows are fabulous, and I love the jewelry, too!
    visualingual´s last blog post ..Pirate Ship Upcycled Make-Ready Print with FREE SHIPPING

  12. Charla Anne commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 5:40pm

    Oh Eva’s work is so gorgeous! Thanks for sharing!
    Charla Anne´s last blog post ..a few of my favorite things

  13. Elise commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 6:37pm

    Umm I seriously can’t decide which thing I like best!! These are all so lovely… but those rings?! Unreal… I’m in love.
    Elise´s last blog post ..What Im Wearing- Flea Market

  14. Ryan commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 7:21pm

    Thought everyone might like this visual Etsy browser:

  15. hena tayeb commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 7:31pm

    oh i love Macha Jewelry.. lovely finds
    hena tayeb´s last blog post ..Its been 122 days and counting

  16. Eva Ricci commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 8:09pm

    What a lovely surprise Holly. thank you so much for this, it really means a lot to me.
    I do love these picks especially those pillows.
    Eva Ricci´s last blog post ..Peony Dreams

  17. Victoria commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 9:23pm

    I LOVE Etsy. I just shopped for a whole bunch of things (visit and I am always so amazed by all the creativity, smart design and lovely vintage finds.
    Your pics are fabulous, I love the pillows and the cards.

  18. Lizzie [Ten Thou Bride] commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 10:01pm

    Beautiful selection of shops!
    Lizzie [Ten Thou Bride]´s last blog post ..Did the Darn Thing: Krissy amp Danny

  19. Genevieve commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 10:39pm

    Beautiful items, I especially love Macha Jewelry.
    Genevieve´s last blog post ..Giveaway amp shop update

  20. emeeme commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 11:14pm

    I love Macha Jewelry!!
    The rings are wonderful
    emeeme´s last blog post ..Pendientes Earrings

  21. Elizabeth commented
    October 26th, 2010 at 11:20pm

    The pillows are amazing!! Thanks for sharing!

  22. Adrienne Audrey commented
    October 27th, 2010 at 12:08am

    Great shops and some lovely items!
    Adrienne Audrey´s last blog post ..Top 10 Ways to save Water

  23. EmmmyLizzzy commented
    October 27th, 2010 at 1:54am

    I love and have missed Take Five Tuesday! Glad it’s back with some wonderful things!
    EmmmyLizzzy´s last blog post ..Pumpkin Pop Tarts

  24. yael commented
    October 27th, 2010 at 2:28pm

    aw!!! loved so much and O design!!!!!!
    yael´s last blog post ..HE / SHE

  25. Heather commented
    October 27th, 2010 at 7:34pm

    I am in love with this week’s picks especially Eva Ricci’s artwork. Then again, I am a sucker for turquoise and pink. :P

  26. Stephanie Ryan commented
    October 27th, 2010 at 7:50pm

    Love your picks for this week. Eva Ricci’s photography is dreamy! Welcome back!!!!
    Stephanie Ryan´s last blog post ..Sorry No News Today

  27. Lily @ Birch + Bird commented
    October 28th, 2010 at 5:50am

    Those are all fabulous finds! I especially love Macha Jewelry and The Utilitarian Franchise…just added them to our own Etsy favourites! I can imagine how much time this column must take…we often make treasuries and it’s so easy to get distracted while browsing through so many creative souls, let alone narrowing choices down to a select few! Looking forward to what you have up your sleeve for January :)
    Lily @ Birch + Bird´s last blog post ..For the Love of Funghi

  28. Catherine Gordon commented
    October 28th, 2010 at 6:44am

    I love the flirty jewelry selections shown in Macha jewelry – talk about some big rocks! They are such showy yet subtle show stoppers. I think that I have to have one!

  29. Judith of Felicity Crew commented
    October 28th, 2010 at 8:35am

    Beautiful picks and definitely some new favorites, too!
    Judith of Felicity Crew´s last blog post ..Winter Wonderland. 5×5 fine art photograph

  30. Caisee commented
    October 29th, 2010 at 5:48am

    Love it! Macha jewelry is a new favorite of mine!!!

  31. Laura_NEAPOLITAN commented
    November 29th, 2010 at 4:23am

    Holly, thank you so much for this post! I am thrilled to be included in such lovely company. xx Laura

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