March 2009

On Friday I sent off my package for the hometown swap in the ‘Knewbie Knit Kit’ swap group on Ravelry.

Today my parcel arrived – from Idaho!




The smell was intoxicating and I soon found out what it was – Huckleberry! The parcel was an explosion of purple with gorgeous yarns, huckleberry sweets, coffee and tea, huckleberry soap and pictures and magnets from Idaho. Thank you so much for a little slice of your hometown Kikipotamus.


This week’s etsy twitter team shop of the week is lampwork glass by Renee Suich 

Here are a couple of my favorites:



to find out more about Renee and her creations read the interview on the EtsyTwitter Team blog.

The Etsy Twitter team have another shop of the week.

This week it is Jewel Craft Designs and here are a couple of my favorites:



You can find out more here.

the etsy twitter team are holding a St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt. Click on the Link to find the participating shops and then hunt for this little guy:



There are 10 hidden within the items of the 27 participating shops – find them all and there are some great prizes to be won.

No purchase necessary – but I dare you not to buy something whilst you are browsing.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day …

Yes it’s that time of week again! This week’s shop of the week is Emmakat. Below are my favorites from the shop:




You can find out more – and links to lots of other shops – on the Twitter Team blog here.

I’ve had computer problems so haven’t been able to upload shops of the week recently but here is the latest one:

Angel Kisses Jewelry are a mother, daughter, daughter team and their creations are beautiful. Below are a couple of my favorites:

angel-kisses-autumn-leaf-necklace angel-kisses-leaf-earings

All sales made this week will help the Good Samaritan Organization in their work with HIV positive women in Ethiopia.

You can find out more on the Etsy Twitter Team blog – please check out the last few Twitter Team shops of the week too.

Today I received a box full of goodies from my secret swap partner. Can you guess the colour that I chose?









And the person who sent me all of these lovely things – well the card says it’s a secret but I think I’ve tracked her down here.  Thank you Bee xx