Every so often, I’ll make it a point to get to know an artist who inspires me. Last month, I organized an interview swap for the San Francisco Etsy Team. Interested members would randomly be teamed with another Etsy seller on the team and they were given the task to interview each other within one month’s time. Since I organized […]

When you’re truly passionate about an idea. How easy is it to get off the sofa and make somethin’ happen? What I’m tired of: are the leaders who talk talk talk about all the things they will be doing…or all the ideas they have… and expect that to be the way they lead a group of people. One of my […]

It’s a new year! You have a giant list of new things you’re going to do – maybe a new job, a new business or new craft you’ve decided was your new thing. And you’re a beginner – you’re scared that it shows. You’re not sure people will take you seriously. As a beginner – does that mean you’re not […]

“I know that things can really get rough, When you go in alone. Don’t go thinking you gotta be tough, And bleed like a stone.” – The Shins Well, here we are…it’s 2013. We made it through the Mayan apocalypse. I was drinking wine right about the time we were meant to parish…felt pretty happy about that. I just love […]

SF ETSY HOLIDAY SHOW IS HERE!

Here’s my Gift Guide for this year’s Holiday Show – featuring ALL SF ETSY Team Members! Mark your calendars now, for the Vagabond Indie Craft Fair on Saturday, December 8th & Sunday December 9th from 12:30-6pm! In the lovely backyard garden of Urban Bazaar, 1371 9th Ave (between Irving and Judah), San Francisco. www.UrbanBazaarSF.com This show is perfect for those […]

SFEtsy Bazaar Bizarre Gift Guide

SF ETSY AT BAZAAR BIZARRE SAN FRANCISCO Holiday Faire December 1st & 2nd 2012 ALL DAY! AND FREE! It’s been a wild start to the holiday season to say the least. I’ve been scrambling myself to fill orders and keep up with all the craft shows coming up. But I’m also SUPER SUPER excited because with craft shows coming up […]

The Newy-est NEWS

The newest of news: Katy is now the Co-Captain of the SFEtsy Team! LEARN MORE HERE Two of Katy\'s drawings will be featured in this upcoming show at Studio Gallery SF: Delicious Show Photo by J. Astra Brinkmann

Meet Kristin of SmithAndDaphne

Every so often I do an interview with a new Etsy member in the Bay Area and here's my next interview with the very talented and kind Kristen at Smith and Dephne She's new to Etsy...and over the next year you'll see more and more in her Etsy shop as it grows!

Ever wondered what type of person has the passion to create jewelry out of healing crystals? I did an interview with the talented and inspiring artist – Sheila Satin. Lear more about her and her company Satin Crystals!! 1.) When did you have your first “ah HA!” idea moment for your work? Or was this something that gradually came into […]

Art Happens

Wow! These last couple weeks have ART ART ART! I think I have a new found appreciation for how much art happens in SF on a nightly basis. What I’m up to: I’ve been working really hard to get my Etsy store up and running. I have a personal goal to get 30 items in my store by the end […]