Friday, October 29, 2010

New Lines and Personalization on Etsy

Etsy's Guide to Custom Work is a thorough treatise on the tricky art of successfully listing and selling custom handiwork in a venue where people look and click to buy without reading much. Anyone who sells on Etsy can get ideas from the article. I can not recommend it highly enough. Here is my personalized gift guide.

'Personalized Gift Guide' by StudioCherie


Great work everyone. Loving these personalized options.


























8 x 10 print with your vows,...


$35.00

personalized just for you - ...


$17.00

Personalized gift tags shape...


$18.00

Custom Initials Pendant


$50.00

The Poppy Collection - Perso...


$22.00

The Simple Name Double Disc ...


$37.99

Rustic sterling silver patte...


$

Custom Initial Brooch .. Ice...


$22.00

Bible Verse Belt Custom Leat...


$119.00

Make it Personal Monogramme...


$10.00

Pumpkin Spice Pillow Monogra...


$65.00

custom family tree -- brown


$30.00

choose your Destination - B...


$35.00

Slice of the Pie - Address L...


$5.95

House Numbers Sign - Rusted ...


$65.00

PERSONALIZED geography lesso...


$28.00

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Sarahndippity, as I have mentioned before, is a talent to watch and collect. In addition to these initial pendants, she has also started a new line of more affordable stone and filigree pendants in her shop. I predict they will be a big hit. My friend Kim of SentimentalStones has been doing a lot of custom work off Etsy with her stone coasters, creating special designs to commemorate weddings in a stylish way. Kim has discovered this can be her mainstay on Etsy as well.
Megan, another sweet friend from the Eastern Washington Etsy team, found her business really picked up when she added her hand stamped jewelry to the mix at FlowYogaMats. She has a real knack for choosing the words and phrases that people want. I have been kidding around with her about how someone like me needs "um" rather than "om" and "blog, just blog" instead of "breathe, just breathe." Come to think of it, other people might like to choose their own phrases too....Hummm. How to do that personalized thing? (Hint: read the article.)
There are other new lines I want to mention. Maybe I can squeeze in another post before I hit the road and fall off the radar for a while...

2 comments:

elsiee said...

custom work is really the crowning glory of etsy - collaborating with an artist to get exactly what you've been dreaming of is GENIUS!

Rebekah said...

The print with vows is unique and beautiful for a wedding gift! Hmmm...