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by RaShell on 2009-05-06

Etsy Shop Textile Style (aka cricketapollo) owner hails from Chicago where she works as an editor and writer (finance and music–yes, weird combo) and indulges her love of textiles — mostly sewing and embroidering, but also stalking cool and unusual vintage fabrics. These richly textured beauties naturally remind me of doodles! Free flowing lines, creative […]

May 6th, 2009 - 4:19 pm - Comments » 1

by RaShell on 2009-04-30

Hey, I’m back! Well, perhaps not all the way back, since I seem not to be able to get all the way into my usual routine quite yet, but physically, I’m here To compensate for my long silence and lack of Wednesday Etsy finds post, here’s one of my favorite artists, Etsyians and bloggers. I […]

April 30th, 2009 - 9:24 am - Comments » 1

by RaShell on 2009-04-15

You should know by now that I see doodles in all kinds of things, including my finds on Etsy. Today, I decided to treat you to all kinds of swirls, curls and swooshes that look plenty doodly to me, even though they’re for the most part jewelry and made of… metallic wire. Doodlicious wire bookmarks, […]

April 15th, 2009 - 9:18 am - Comments » 1

by RaShell on 2009-04-08

Recycling+art at it’s best. Very talented Kim @ circlesareforever shop on Etsy enjoys hand painting on bottle caps and transforming them into trinkets and jewelry: Besides cute jewelry, Kim’s adorable designs turn junk into very creative and usable Thumb Tucks, Magnets and Buttons: And you have to admit, you can’t stop smiling while looking at […]

April 8th, 2009 - 1:09 pm - Comments » 1

by RaShell on 2009-04-01

I don’t know how she does it, but something tells me, she’s not counting stitches and following patterns. These embroidered accessories by the wonderful Etsy Seller Waterrose are… little stitched doodles on interesting, textured surfaces. I (khm…) used to embroider back in my glory days, and it was just like doodling… I’d just let the […]

April 1st, 2009 - 12:01 pm - Comments » 3

by RaShell on 2009-03-25

Artsyville is a bright, colorful place. Even simple everyday things look exciting in it. Words of wisdom are written in elegant playful letters and everything is colored in fun hues. Meet Mayor of Artsyville, illustrator and mixed media artist Aimee Dolich, who finds her inspiration in little stuff of life. A fleeting thought, an odd […]

March 25th, 2009 - 8:48 am - Comments » 4