Etsy Shopping: Putting Money Where Your Mouse Is
It’s no surprise that Austin’s trendy elite do most of their commerce online: it’s a natural fit where women are unearthing fashion gems and handmade crafts of all kinds. Especially vintage. That’s where Etsy comes into play.
Etsy, an independent online marketplace for handmade products and vintage goods is getting its fair share. It was founded in 2005 as a way for hobbyists and crafty types to sell their goods and has since blossomed into a thriving e-commerce site.
The site is meant to resemble a funky boutique. Merchants can design the virtual facades of their shops and even stylize them with photos and clever descriptions of their offerings. The folksy appeal of Etsy’s site creates a sort of intimacy between buyers and sellers. So get acquainted with Etsy. You might be there for awhile, shopping and browsing.
Here are a number of items being highlighted for the spring.
Custom Marriage Poster, $20
Designed by: BluLima (Sharon)
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/69643276/customkeep-calm-and-marry-ongiclee-print
Plantable Cowboy Boots, $30
Designed by: Holly Nelson
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/56699685/country-wedding-plantable-cowboy-boot
Damask Earrings, $41
Designed by: Wearthou (Shirley)
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/55888140/damask-earrings
Helena Bridal Headpiece, $65
Designed by: Dana Crowie
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/55353596/handmade-helena-bridal-headpiecehand
Modern White Feather Fascinator, $20
Designed by: www.aeriskfashion.com
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/52577054/modern-white-feather-fascinator-for
Mustache Key Hook, $30
Designed by: Suddenly, it’s real!
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/46647744/the-half-pint-mustache-key-hook-in-black
Natural Trio – set of three hanging terrariums, $75
Designed by: Terradctl (Eliza, June, & Pete)
Etsy Link: www.etsy.com/listing/60523604/natural-trio-set-of-three-hanging