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Friday, July 31, 2015

Happy Birthday

In honor of my birthday (yep, it's today), I thought I'd see what birthday sorts of things I could find from the team. Obviously, just about anything you can find will make an amazing birthday present depending upon the recipient, but I was looking for birthday-specific items.

What is more birthday-centric than the birthday party invite? There are several out there, although most seem to be for the kiddos. But there are a few invites for parties for those over the age of 21...

Milestone Birthday Invitation for Adults or Teens -- 5x7 Digital File -- Print It Yourself
Milestone Birthday Invitation by bear river photo greetings

And what's a party without a birthday banner...?

Luau Birthday Banner Instant Download
Luau Birthday Banner by M2M Party Designs

If you're throwing the party, you'll want to give out party favors, right? Or these would make great wrapping...

Favor/Candy/Gift Boxes in Bright Topical Colored Prints
Favor/Candy/Gift Boxes by Handy Grams

Sure, these personalized plates are for kids. But I can think of some young-at-heart types that would enjoy this still...

Child Custom Birthday Plate - Ice Cream Cone Illustration - Always room for dessert - Pink, Blue, or Green
Child Custom Birthday Plate by Little Smarty Pantz

While birthday gifts can be just about anything, here's something specific to a birthday. The constellation that your zodiac sign is based on...

Birthday Gift Zodiac Constellation Necklace Personalized Silver Charm with Blue Turquoise Gemstone Jewelry Gift
Zodiac Constellation Necklace by PinKixx

And, of course, the usual birthday card standby, but with a handmade twist...

SALE Fresh Garden Blooms - Birthday Card
Fresh Garden Blooms - Birthday Card by Pretty Petals Paper Shop

And because sometimes we forget, the belated card...

Snail with Birthday Gift (Happy Belated Birthday) 4-Bar Folded Card
Snail with Birthday Gift by Rat Dog Ink

Happy birthday to me. When's your birthday? (Just dates are fine. No need to include years unless you'd like to ;) )

Friday, July 24, 2015

The Core

In an effort to include more team shops on the blog, I find I've neglected some of the shops that form the core of the team. These are the leaders of our team as well as a couple team members who have consistently participated in the team for a good long time.

Let's reacquaint ourselves with them...

If you're looking for cards, there is one place to go...

Choose happiness card handmade stamped ribbon embellished inspirational feminine modern peach aqua white stationery greeting home and living
Choose Happiness Card by QuirkynBerkeleyCards

And for all your wedding invitations, place settings, menus, et al...

Art Deco Invitation Wedding A6 Great Gatsby Retro Historical Custom Flat Bold Graphic twenties forties thirties Save the Date Available
Art Deco Invitation Wedding by ShannaMicheleDesigns

Bobbles By Carol has all sorts of amazing jewelry creations...

Unique Art Statement Clay Jewelry Set, Necklace and Earring Set, Aqua Green and Blue,Cruise Jewelry,Affordable Handmade Polymer Clay Jewelry
Clay Jewelry Set by Bobbles By Carol

As does Nans Glam...

Cherry Jade Dangle Earrings, Raspberry Drop Earrings, Pink Earrings, Bridesmaid Gift
Cherry Jade Dangle Earrings by Nans Glam

And BellaBeadsOriginals...

Geode Druzy Pendant On Quartz And Chain Necklace, Gold Chain, Dusty Rose, Burgundy, Chunky, 24 Inches, Long Necklace
Geode Druzy Pendant On Quartz And Chain Necklace by BellaBeadsOriginals

Pouches as well as tree skirts for Christmas...

Pouch, Zippered,  Spirograph, Lingerie Bag, Cosmetic Bag, Makeup Bag, Circles, Black, White, Cotton,
Zippered, Spirograph, Lingerie Bag by annie k designs

And all sorts of stunning handpainted scarves...

Silk Scarf Hand Painted in Brown, Copper and Blue
Silk Scarf Hand Painted in Brown, Copper and Blue by Ocean Avenue Silks

Fun hats, scarves, and patterns...

Women Wool Whimiscal Cat Hat - Baby and Me Cat Hat
Cat Hat by ohmay
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