50 best finds on ETSY !

ETSY !

OH MY GAWD THIS IS SO EXCITING YOU MAY POP YOUR SPANX AND I HAVE DEFINITELY ABANDONED ALL PUNCTUATION

ETSY.  It’s my favourite. My forever favourite. I’m not even exaggerating. Wait. Do you know me?

 

50 best finds on ETSY + $500 giveaway via @lynneknowlton @etsy. Enter to win!! You got this!!   50 best finds on ETSY + $500 giveaway via @lynneknowlton @etsy. Enter to win!! You got this!!   50 best finds on ETSY + $500 giveaway via @lynneknowlton @etsy. Enter to win!! You got this!!

Porcelain gingerbread    |   Wool Blanket   |    Edison Light Fixture


Michael asked me if I was going to be doing my holiday shopping on Etsy again this year.

He said this casually… as though he’d never met me before.

He recalled the time he checked our online bank balance and I not-so-innocently handed him a spiked coffee.   I do all my shopping online.  WHY?! Because shopping in a mall is like swimming in the sea and getting hit in the face with a jelly fish.

Duly noted.  Me no like.

Online shopping is the yin to my yang.



ETSY is my spirit animal.



There are exactly fourteen thousand one hundred sixty three shopping choices slash gift guides out there today, so I’m just going to cut to the chase and show you theeeeee best finds on Etsy.  You’re welcome.

Get ready to SHOP! <–I’m not yelling at you.  Yes I am.  LESGO.

50 best finds on ETSY + $500 giveaway via @lynneknowlton @etsy. Enter to win!! You got this!!

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Theeee best finds on ETSY

1.    I want this *stomps foot*

2.     I’m so obsessed with this ring. I don’t have one, but I’d like one. Hint hint….hint?

3.    I can’t get over this colour. Will you buy me 48493730958 of them?

4.    When I spotted these amazing marble coasters, and ooooh these ones… I believe I may have screamed.

5.    Check out this moroccan rug.  I practically had to breathe into a paper bag.  It’s a splurge for sure.  You’re welcome to gift it to me, if you want. I will NOT be mad at you.

6.    Man, I love white candles. Any candle called aaaaamazing, must be amazing.

7.    Raise your hand if you’ve eaten cheese & crackers (and wine ) for dinner. Let’s be real, you may have found yourself in an elbow-deep cheese situation.  You totally need this cutting board.  It’s also not terrible for you, because hey…cheese and WINE.  Justification all around.

8.     Gimme this stamp. Right now. It’s stampilicious.

9.        It’s holiday time. Good things come in trees.

10.      It’s called a POUF because paradise was taken.

11.      Oh you pretty thing.

12.      I ordered some of this merino wool so expect to see it used in about fifty billion more projects.  It’s in these chunky wool blanket patterns here and here.   Ooooo, and I ordered this one too.  Socks and blankets are my bliss.  Merino wool is my dope.

13.      I don’t own these gold & white pillows. Yet. *Sniff sniff*  A girl can dream.

14.     You can’t EVAR have too many of these.

15.      Hello.  This would make your camera look totally on fleek.

16.      I’m like, next-level obsessed with these washcloths.

17.      Slow down go go gadget.  You’re too cool for school.

18.      The branding on this linen set is sooooooo gorgeous for gift giving.  How’d they do that so fabulously?  Did I mention that I hate them?  Let’s punch them in the face.  PS. I ADORE THEM.

19.      Wash your pits and naughty bits.  SOAK.

20.      Lose yourself in napping heaven.  Please return if found.

21.       I must sound like a doof, but I honestly didn’t know this kind of mural even existed.  LOVE.

22.     I have a secret. I love these. Please don’t punch me in the shins. I just feel like they would make any Christmas tree so very happy.

23.     I’m like… wait a minute…. two of my favourite things… coffee mugs …coffee…kind of combined. I’m dead.  PS.  This mug is HILARE.

24.     I don’t like morning people. Or mornings.  Thankfully, coffee gives me unrealistic expectations of productivity.  I own this mug. I’d marry it if I could.

25.     These concrete thing-a-ma-jingies.  Adorbs.

26.    Whoa.  How are these even REAL?

27.   It would be totally awesome if someone could deliver this cake to my face right now.   Cake stand included.  Please and thank you.

28.    This is quite possibly the most trashed up thing you’ll see this side of Christmas.  But I want it.  Judge me.

29.    I have the street smarts and survival skills of a poodle but somehow I think I could survive if I was wearing this.

30.   I can’t. Even.  See you never.

31.   I kid you not. Best thing ever.

32.   You’re a nutter.

33.  Do you think this will make me look classy and refined in the kitchen?  Don’t answer that.  I just made cookies for dinner so take my words with a grain of salt.

PS.  Didja know that I have the teeniest weeniest polka dot bikiniest Etsy shop?  It’s here.



PS.sss.sss.  Here's a round up of all the featured ETSY faves in one spot.



UPDATE: CONTEST WINNERS

I’m sending out an email to these lucky winners.  Right now.  Alex, Kim, Robyn,  Philippine and Carolyn

Congratulations, you have each won $100 gift card from Etsy!!

Now go buy some presents { for yourself } <– who said that? Me.

I hate presents. Said no one ever.

Lynne

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299 Responses

  1. Austin Denman says:

    I must say, i’ve seen many etsy-related blogs, and this is one of the best i’ve seen so far 😉

  2. Great Blog! I hope I win I could use it for wedding gifts for my bridesmaids!

  3. Svetlana Damiani says:

    i’m in love with this blog! thank you!

  4. Carmen N says:

    Thank you for this wonderful giveaway and for helping to support independent makers!

  5. Linda says:

    I love Etsy! I get most of the gifts I buy for others from Etsy vendors.

  6. Sue says:

    Not an Etsy gal yet but could be convinced! Great blog!

  7. Amanda says:

    ahh I love this blog soo much!! so amazing and inspiring <3

  8. Amanda says:

    ahh I love this blog soo much!!

  9. Jill McHale says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

  10. Casey says:

    Awesome give away! I love those tree lot pillows! Thanks for
    Sharing your etsy finds. Great gift ideas.

  11. Kassy says:

    Great giveaway!

  12. Kandace says:

    Etsy is perfect for Christmas shopping- I just found my dream wedding earrings on Etsy and they were actually reasonably priced!

  13. Karen says:

    Thanks for an awesome giveaway! I’m glad I found your website.
    Thanks,
    Karen

  14. Michelle C says:

    I love ETSY, too! I have had wonderful luck finding unique gifts by shopping on ETSY.

  15. Jackeline says:

    Love your picks….I can spend hours on Etsy. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  16. Caroline says:

    Would love to win! thanks

  17. Stacy says:

    Thank you very,much. I LOVE Etsy!!

  18. stephanie landeros says:

    Hello! Thank you for the great giveaway opportunity!

  19. Janelle says:

    Etsy is my love language!!

  20. Anita Mitchell says:

    So funny! Happy (Late) Thanksgiving.

  21. Melissa S says:

    Love this! Funny and useful!

  22. Jc Loh says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  23. Alyssa says:

    It is so easy to spend hours on Etsy! I am loving all the throws and chunky knit blankets!

  24. Ellen says:

    Lynne,
    That was so much fun! I have new gift ideas and a lot of new fave Etsy shops! You even made me break out in a grin. Oh, and you have awesome taste! Thanks for perusing Etsy for me… now I’m gonna go back for a more in-depth look at those items I favorited!

    P.S. I’m an Etsy seller too!

  25. Kate says:

    I’ve had my eye on some hand lettered Christmas ornaments for weeks – Looove Etsy!

  26. Sandi says:

    Wow! Amazing product selection – a camera upgrade is in the works & a scarf camera strap would be the perfect gift to accompany! And the cutting board ~ so beautiful! Thanks for the taking time to narrow down this amazing selection of products. I’ve not shopped on Etsy before but I’m thinking I should start!

  27. Christina says:

    This would be great!

  28. Debra O says:

    What a fantastic giveaway! I love everything from Etsy. 💕 Thanks for the opportunity!!!

  29. latoya says:

    I love etsy…the jewelry and natural beauty products are my favorite things to buy from them.

  30. Kim Pollock says:

    I love etsy and everything handmade!

  31. Jessica Tecce says:

    Love Etsy and loving your blog!!

  32. Jenny Scheldberg says:

    Oh wow! Look at all those awesome items. I love Etsy.

  33. Heather says:

    So many goodies!! Would love some in my stocking ♡ awesome giveaway! happy holidays 🙂

  34. Cherry Griffin says:

    Lynne could you please tell me, what was the weight of the super chunky yarn , that you purchased from the wool couture company to make your beautiful blanket.

    • Hi Cherry! The weight that I used is 200G weight of the merino wool. Then I doubled the yarn. I believe I used 8-10 skeins.

      Hope that helps!
      Lynne

      PS. If you search the word ‘knit’ in the upper right search bar of my blog, you’ll find a couple of free knitting patterns for a chunky wool blanket and for making tassels too. xx

  35. MartaG says:

    Hi there! I love etsy, there are so many unique things you can buy for presents! I can’t really bake much, but I’d make cookies with my son if wiith rolling pins like these https://www.etsy.com/listing/255374050/4-kids-rolling-pin-set-animals-wooden
    Thanks for your giveaway!
    Marta

  36. MaryJane says:

    I love etsy. I shopped there last year for gifts for the men in the family. I would love to win a gift card. That would make my day.

  37. Suzanne says:

    This is great – thanks for hosting the giveaway!

  38. Meghan says:

    Ooh great contest!

  39. Kimberly Harrison says:

    Thanks for the chance to win, by the way love your blog!

  40. Nadya Patterson says:

    Love etsy family!

  41. Eva says:

    What a great blog and a great contest! thank you for the chance to win!

  42. Although I didn’t understand all of the humor in your list, I enjoyed it and loved your selection. Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

  43. I am so glad to find your blog. Love what I am seeing. Let me hear from you often!

  44. Carolyn says:

    Great finds. Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  45. Julie Barrett says:

    $500 of free etsy money?! Ah-mazing! Thx for the chance to win such an awesome prize!

  46. Wendy says:

    Malls are a form of torture, any time of the year, especially during “th season”. Handmade is like home cooked…always better.

  47. Olivia Fraker says:

    Etsy is like a hobbie. I can look for hours for inspiration & everytime I buy something I get so many compliments.
    It’s my happy place!

  48. Rebecca says:

    Thanks for all the lovely gift suggestions!!

  49. So many things I want for me, but I would share as it’s the holidays.

  50. Karen says:

    Fantastic list! I looove Etsy and those stamps are EVERYTHING. Actually, the whole list is everything but I keep telling myself to calm down after my latest Etsy rampage (it would be WRONG not to have felt ball garlands, right?).

  51. Kathleen says:

    Lynne,

    Etsy is the best shopping experience EVER! I have never been disappointed by anything that I’ve purchased on Etsy.
    Love your blog and Instagram feed!

  52. Qandeel says:

    Man oh man. Love your commentary which is totally the way I would like everyone to talk! Etsy is awesome and your curation was aaamazeballs. I need those 24 carat mugs and the felt ball garlands. Happy time!

  53. Lor says:

    Excellent contest – love me some Etsy!

  54. Julie D says:

    Okay you have so many gorgeous things I must have here (oh sorry — I mean must give. Tis the season for giving) but the The VC Scarf Camera Strap is so, so good!

  55. Jenna says:

    Your are amazingly inspirational and you make knitting seem easy and fun!!!

  56. Jenna says:

    You gave me the inspiration to start knitting and you videos and tutorials were the best I have found. My nan is now so proud of me!!! Thank you 🙂

  57. Donna says:

    awesome more Merino wool whoo – love Etsy 🙂

  58. Nancy Blue Moon says:

    There’s no place like Etsy!!!

  59. Holly says:

    Those Edison lights! Etsy is so dangerous for me.

  60. Meg says:

    I, too, adore Etsy!! This is a FABulous list, Lynne – thank you!
    Love you!

  61. Lorelai says:

    Etsy is the best!!!!

    Thank you for the giveaway and Happy Thanksgiving.

  62. Heather S says:

    Wooo hooo! Such a RAD giveaway! xoxo
    entered on insta too 🙂

  63. Crocetta Sikorski says:

    I’m not even going to wait to throw around hints about wanting the DIY shawl knitting kit for Christmas. I’m going to buy one for myself as soon as I’m done here! The beauty of this gift idea is that you’re challenging yourself to learn something new and once totally immersed in the knitting, it becomes therapeutic, like a kind of meditation. So cool..

  64. Leigh says:

    I love your ideas, your blog and your photographs. MOST of all, your sense of humor. You make everyone feel like your best friend and that you’re “talking” just to them.. Thank you.

  65. MICHELLE SICKELS-WEIDMAN says:

    your blog always makes me smile. thanks for being awesome and for the giveaway.
    i love shopping from etsy, no matter what time of year it is!

  66. Gail says:

    Hi,
    It’s always fun to receive your e-mail!
    Although it’s pretty disappointing to continuously see this one dedicated to “Christmas Gifts”.
    Where is the recognition that gift giving is a diverse act of kindness for all people?
    Peace,

    • Hi Gail,

      I DO believe in gift giving as a diverse act of kindness for all people, and throughout the year. I believe in the gift of presents, presence, the gift of love and kindness, the gift of being good to one another. There are no time limits… just a time limit on the contest announcement 🙂

      Lynne

  67. Melissa Moore says:

    I have three joys and just had a baby girl 3 months ago. I’ve spent snuck money on Etsy since she’s been born. Probably more then my boys put together.

  68. Felecia says:

    I love handmade items. Etsy is so fun to browse, and you have found some treasures. Thanks for doing the giveaway.

  69. SheilaC says:

    Thank you for the great give away. I LOVE shopping on ETSY!

  70. deneen says:

    you just killed my productivity – down the Etsy rabbit hole.

  71. Amy Orvin says:

    I love to shop at Etsy! There are so many adorable things there.

  72. Heather Pitcher says:

    Such a great post! So many ideas to for Christmas shopping!!! Thanks Lynne for Keeping it real, always an inspiration ❤️

  73. Kim Beaulieu says:

    Dude, can I tell you a secret? You sure? Pinkie swear it’s just between me and you….

    I’ve never shopped on Etsy.

    *ducks for cover*

    I know, I know. It’s sad. But I rarely shop, period. So, I’m entering this in the hopes I can shop till I drop. Or shop till my bum hurts from sitting on the couch buying prezzies for people. Oh, who am I kidding, it would all be for ME!!!

    We bought the white ceiling paint you recommended. It goes on the ceiling (hopefully) tomorrow. Yeah for a new blog room. Grey walls, white ceiling, lots of country style furniture and rustic charm. Plus pretty curtains I bought in summer when this was just a possibility.

    • I hope you are ducking hard Kim… hahha…. and I hope that you can shop from the couch like a boss. Etsy will change your life. haha. No really. I do almost all my shopping online now… game changer of a lurve ball.

      PS. Can’t wait to hear more about your new blogging space!!! I bet it will be d’bomb dot com.

      xx

  74. Tracy says:

    It’s like you are my Etsy soul-mate.

  75. Sherry says:

    Hey, Lynne,
    653 thanks for this amazing list! I know, Etsy is my jam, too. My marmalade, even. And I really, really like marmalade. (Got any marmalade in that gift list of yours …?)
    Ciao bella! Comfort and joy to you.

  76. Carla says:

    Etsy=danger.
    Is it wrong to spend my entire gift budget on myself?

  77. Cindy A. says:

    I recently cleaned out my storage building and am planning on reopening my Etsy shop. I have a lot of fun vintage purses to list.

  78. Hannah Mallery says:

    You always post so much drool-worthy gorgeousness. I think with $100 I’d have to probably get some fabrics I’ve had my eye on…

    • Now that is something I haven’t looked at on Etsy, Hannah! Good to know!! I was so busy drooling at stationary, stamps, rugs and pillows I forgot that other wild things could be found too. Woot!

      Lynne xx

  79. Analisa says:

    Lynne, you are hilarious, I love your blog. And your FONT. This is gorgeous! Thank you

    • Thanks Analisa!

      This font is fun huh? It’s called ARCHITECTS DAUGHTER. I’ve been using it on my blog for 4 years, and there isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t love it. You have great taste 🙂 xx

  80. Paige says:

    Etsy is my crack. I have to set a time limit on how long I can be on there… Pinterest too! Adore you Lynne!

  81. Dana Woolliams says:

    I’ve fallen in love with a batter bowl on etsy. I love etsy.

  82. Shannon says:

    I, too, am an Etsy addicted junkie……(in my best loud and proud voice)!
    Thank YOU for the giveaway!

  83. Jennifer says:

    I would love to win this contest! Despite spending an obscene amount of time on Etsy I have yet to pull the trigger and buy anything. Unbelievable I know! I’m afraid once I start I won’t be able to stop!!! That’s a lot of exclamation points…

    • Been there, done that, got the poster Jennifer… and I have to say that it ended well. I shot out of my chair with glee when I received my first Etsy purchases. One of the things I love about Etsy sellers is how much care they take in branding/packaging up their goods.

      Look up PiloSale on Etsy (she’s number 16 in the list) When her goods arrive they are GORGEOUS. I loved her packaging as much as the items. She has stunning linen tea towels, wooden cut out ornaments, linen make up bags, linen heaven. I love it all!

      Lynne xx

  84. Sara C says:

    Got hooked on your site after an awesome afghan knitting pattern. Love it!! Wishing happy holidays and love the giveaway. I’ve always wanted to shop on etsy!

  85. Katie Ringler says:

    When you have but one shopping mall in town, ETSY makes one’s life so much more bearable. When you have but one Lynne Knowlton, it makes one’s life so much happier.

  86. Patricia Leslie says:

    Lynne,
    I adore your Blog and style! Your sense of humour is refeshing and SUPER fun! Many you find great comfort and happiness in the holiday season!

  87. Cathy says:

    Etsy has beautiful things! I’m loving your blog, too!

  88. Dawn says:

    Love this font, your Etsy list, your writing style, your newsletter, and seeing pictures of the bunkie :-). Hope all is well with your family, especially your hubby. Thanks for your generosity in having this contest!

    • Thanks for the LOVE Dawn! SMOOCH. Double smooch for mentioning my Friday newsletter. I decided that since I’m really busy, I should compound the pressure on myself and add a Friday newsletter into my (previously non existent) editorial calendar.

      So it is worffff it? yay!!!!!!!!

      Glad you like it. It may drive me to drink. Who said that? haha.

      Lynne xx

  89. Katt Lewis says:

    I love etsy! Hope to be doing some shopping there this year.

  90. Kerry Phillips says:

    I looooove to shop on Etsy!!! Your style is gorgeous!!! Mahalo for a chance to win such awesome prizes!!!

  91. Liberty says:

    Oh. My heart. All dem snowflakes, tho. I need to round up some non-Canadian wooden snowflakes from Etsy to add to my wishlist. (No offense to Canadian wooden snowflakes, but shipping ’em here might be expensive.)

    Thanks for curating this oh-so-lovely list!

    • Hi Liberty!

      Where do you live? I love love love hearing about where people live // which part of the world // what their home life looks like. WAIT. How cool of a blog post would that be? Hmmmm. Thinking cap on.

      Lynne xx

  92. Tania says:

    Winning this would suck, because HOW? HOW would I decide which of all that deliciousness to partake in?

    I would struggle through, though. For you.

  93. Vicki L says:

    My evening turned into demo day of leftover Halloween chocolate bars – that may or may not have been hidden so the trick or treaters would not get rotten teeth – I’m trying to help here! I got lost in Etsy – a present for my sister and one for me! Never leave yourself out, I say, with my mouth full of ooey-gooey chocolate goodness! Ooh I have discovered a new shopping world through Etsy, from the – I can’t wait for a new entry on Lynn’s blog! Yay!!

  94. Lisa A. says:

    Wow! Awesome! I, too, love Etsy. So many talented folks out there. Great gifting ideas! Love your blog & your personality. Your energy is fantastic! 🙂 Keep doing what you’re doing! Cheers from Nova Scotia!

  95. Eugene Aberdine says:

    You are so danged funny I forgot to laugh

  96. Susan Hayden says:

    Lynne, thanks for the humorous hyperbole scattered throughout your blog! Don’t know how you can keep coming up with it. DId your knitting mother teach you that too? 🙂

  97. Audrey L. says:

    You’re awesome Lynne! But of course you know that already! 😉

  98. Tara Smith says:

    I maybe go on Etsy every day to look at Wonder Woman bracelets. I need these. For fashion, and for crime fighting.

  99. Debo says:

    Must have Edison light fixture! Love your IG pics!

  100. Michele Blair says:

    You remind me of my great friend, Christen. We say and do crazy things when we get together….. .laughing till our cheeks explode. We’re separated by (s)miles. I miss that kind of crazy……….thanks for the reminder. Keep on keepin’ on Miss Lynne. You’re kickin’ it!!

    p.s. been etsy-ing for years. Love. Love. Love.

  101. Janet G says:

    G’day Lynne
    Love your wish list, it made me laugh and smile on a day of blah ness.
    Love and adore (here take all my money) Etsy, I honestly could shop until I dropped on line in my jammies all day and even then I’d crawl back to the screen and do some more.
    My list is full of fabric, threads, beads, and all the embroidery sparkles I can find. As a mad (passionate) stitcher I have a stash that will seriously get me through the zombie apocalypse 😉
    Did you know threads and fabric are soooo easy to stash? Just don’t put them in boots or pockets they get discovered hahaha.
    I’d love to stitch your tree house, it is so inspirational every time I look at the pics. Hugs xx

  102. Etsy gift cards have become my go to “thank you” prezzie. I mean who doesn’t love Etsy?!

  103. sheila prescott says:

    Thanks for the invite! I love your site, learning to knit thanks to you.
    Happy turkey day! Gobble-gobble🦃🎉

  104. Dawn says:

    Thanks for feeding the addiction! Love everything!

  105. farmkiti says:

    OMG, I’m so excited! I entered the contest and I just KNOW I’m gonna win!!!

    I luuuuuv shopping online. I never go to stores anymore, except for groceries. And I hear now you can even buy those online. That’s next.

    The nice thing about shopping online is you can do it without your hubby noticing. If you’re always on the computer, it’s no big deal. My computer even knows my credit card number! No dragging out the wallet.

    And shopping on Etsy is the best. They have anything you want, plus LOTS of stuff you didn’t even know you wanted. Seriously.

    OK,, I’m going back online to shop some more now. Bye!

  106. Tammy says:

    Woohoo! Love love love it.😎

  107. This is a super sweet giveaway! Also fyi…your writing makes me pee my pants EVERY TIME!! Thanks for the giggles!

  108. Jennifer says:

    I am so obsessed with everything Etsy, my friends and co-workers are tiring of my “oh my gioshes”!!

  109. kari chamberlin says:

    Christmas shopping on etsy is the best ever!!

  110. Erika says:

    I even bought an amazing pair of vintage Levi jeans on Etsy!

  111. Dina Kleinman says:

    Meeting you is on my bucket list! You make me smile and giggle.

  112. Auntiepatch says:

    So, are you going to put the Vodka & Tonic Tea Set in the tree house? LOL! Love it!

  113. Auntiepatch says:

    Poop! I don’t have Instagram…………..

  114. Auntiepatch says:

    I love Etsy!!! Everything!

  115. Merryl-Jeanne Mason says:

    Love love love the Vodka tonic tea set.
    The Moroccan rug is gorgeous, I could
    only afford a small one when I was there.

    Love your blog!
    Thanks

  116. Lynn Juhl says:

    I love Etsy, thanks for the opportunity 😊

  117. Marlene says:

    Such a lovely blog – I look forward to visiting more often!

  118. Sandra M. says:

    Thanks Lynn for this awesome giveaway ! Etsy has the most beautiful handmade with love things on this planet!! I have never bought anything off Etsy…this may be my first opportunity! I love linen, just like you, the pinafore is such a cool piece of clothing !!!!!! Hugs Kisses xo

  119. Lindsay says:

    Chunky wool blankets, much needed for this lady during the winter!!

  120. Jeanie Burch says:

    I must have the POUF!

  121. Sharon says:

    Wow, my first look at Etsy online. I’m in Love!

  122. Karen Falzon says:

    Love Etsy, we have a pop up shop Etsy pop up shop today in Sydney, that where I am headed.
    karen

  123. Philippine says:

    I’m sooooo un need of all the nice things now. And so broke. And so far from my family. And in a country where I don’t speak the language. I could really use beautiful handmade stuff
    And I love getting your email every Friday byw !

    • Hi Philippine…

      Oh my heart strings were pulled. I know exactly how you feel. We moved from Canada to France for two years, and although Paris is GORGEOUS, it may have been the loneliest time of my life. I wish I knew about Etsy annnnnnnd blogging back then. Ha. That could have solved a few problems 🙂

      Big love and wishing you beautiful handmade beauty… smiles… love… and virtual hugs across the interwebs.

      Lynne xx

      • Philippine says:

        Hi Lynne!
        Yeah being abroad on your own is really lonely… But as they say everything will je alright
        http://youtu.be/zu3K3Aty4MQ
        It’s also also kind of stressful here, which is something I realised really affected me because I’ve lost 1/3 of my hair since I’ve been in Spain… And Etsy is amazing but on a student’s budget it mostly is making me drool on my screen wishing I was a millionaire!
        Thanks for the hug 🙂
        Lots of love from a lonely French girl in Spain

  124. Grace S says:

    I’m tired of talking to myself anyway. Let’s chin wag

  125. Well that was a fun Etsy vortex I just got sucked into! Problem is now I want to change my decor and make my house all WHITE. Hubby looks a little nervous!

  126. Kathrine Iacofano says:

    Do you know what Etsy rhyme’s with? One stop shopping so you don’t have to cruise the internet or get in your car! Me likey.

  127. Tori says:

    Wow beautiful list!! Thanks for putting it together!

  128. Carol says:

    So many things, I want them all!!!

  129. JudyBB says:

    Happy holidays to you and your family! I love your blog, your writing style, your personality, your hair—haha, I’m a fan!

  130. Kas says:

    I’m overwhelmed by the amount of things I want…. (need)

  131. Deb Rhodes says:

    What a great contest! This nana could sure use a win.

  132. Cathy Watkins says:

    Would it be wrong to spend some of it on myself? No, I think you would say No!
    Thanks for the chance. And sending along lots of positive energy to you and your whole family!

  133. Tammy says:

    Etsy is my spirit animal too! I always think “Oh I can make that” Then I never do…I guess I better shop instead.

  134. Rudi says:

    Yes! Almost done with Christmas shopping thanks to online shopping…but the downside is I also find LOTs of things I want for myself 😀

  135. Cynthia says:

    Awesome picks, as usual. Thanks for spreading the Etsy love. <3

    Thinking of you and your family this holiday season. Do it up!

  136. Ashley says:

    Thanks for spreading some holiday cheer with this fun Etsy contest! Oh, and of course your amazing blog! 🙂

  137. Debra Spaulding says:

    You have amazing style and love for life!! you are an inspiration.

  138. Susanne says:

    Best Etsy contest ever!

  139. Bobbie French says:

    Would love, love, love to win your contest…….

  140. Tamara says:

    Great suggestions! Thank you.

  141. Would love to win and support Etsy shops!!

  142. Diana says:

    I’m so excited for this giveaway!!! Thank you!

  143. Janice Faulk says:

    Etsy is super-duper Devine! It’s like candy for my mouth and all my children and my Aunt Jo and my sister Bev…..I could go on and on. There’s this fantastic antique Mexican serape that would make MY chair just sing, but it’s not in the budget….this would make it happen!! Love getting your stuff…makes me laugh and puts my design mode on “go”, so YES, I’d love to win this great give-away! Have a fabulous Thanksgiving…..don’t eat too much. Oh, what the heck…..eat all you can! Enjoy!

  144. Meagan says:

    I miss you and love etsy too. So much etsy. Especially when you are having a baby bean soon!

  145. Nicole Champagne says:

    Shopping Shopping Shopping! (I’m singing that) and of course some wine, wine and more wine!!
    Love all of your ideas and amazing blog!!

  146. Barbi Brown says:

    Can I just say how much I adore you and look forward to reading your blog. You are a hoot in a handbasket! Happy Holidays to you and yours…and keep up the GREAT work!

    xx,

    Barbi

  147. Marcella Icovino says:

    I love your designs, keep them coming, they happiness

  148. Jean Elliott says:

    I love shopping on Etsy! Would love to win this gift!

  149. Lori says:

    Hey Lynne!
    I’m new to your blog and I LOVE LOVE LOVE it! You have already made me laugh right out loud (awkward, since I was reading it at work when I was supposed to be working!)….. you’ve made me cry (my much-loved brother-in-law is going through chemotherapy and radiation right now)….. you’ve given me that excited jittery feeling you get when you see a photo of something sensational that rocks your world — and you just KNOW will look great in the house you have just completely “demo-dayed” (weeeeee!!)….. and your lovable, quirky randomness has inspired me to let loose and allow my crazy inner voice be heard in the things I write!

    I’ve drooled over ETSY for more hours than I care to admit, and have yet to make a single purchase! Whaaaaat??

    I live in Niagara (ON) and am sooooo planning on checking out your treehouse! I’m secretly thinking it might make a phenomenal place for my S.O. and I to bring my sister and aforementioned brother-in-law for some serious soul-feeding, wine-drinking (no spilling on the white furniture!), laugh-inducing, decor-inspiring, family-bonding wonderfulness. Ahhhhhh…..

    Anyhoo — whew! — all that to say THANK YOU for being you, and for bringing your voice, talent, humour and vulnerability to the blogosphere! xoxo

  150. West Coast Nan says:

    Wow, great choices Lynne, everything I love – all in one place! Thanks for thinking of me when you curated this…

  151. Loretta Chow says:

    I love Esty Home!!! The style is so clean, simple and refreshing – perfect pieces for any home.

  152. Beth Bigelow says:

    So many great Christmas ideas!

  153. Heidi Rae says:

    Loved your rant & rave this morning 😉

  154. Quinn says:

    Love your blog!

  155. Leslie says:

    Love those linen drapes!

  156. Gwen says:

    Too many fabulous things to buy! Love Etsy and love your style. Merry Christmas to you and yours!

  157. Marie says:

    I love Etsy too and your selections are beautiful!

  158. Ronda says:

    so many gorgeous items from so many talented people! makes it SO HARD TO CHOOSE!!!

  159. Lisa C says:

    I’ve sent my husband your link, I expect something ahhhmazing under the tree this year!

  160. Nancy Clark says:

    Thanks for showing me some awesome Etsy finds….love Etsy and love your blog! 😊

  161. I have to win… I already have the $100+ spent on all these great finds! Thanks for doing my shopping for me. I can put my feet up and chill.

  162. Bobbie says:

    This blog entry will keep me busy at work tonight! ❤️

  163. Sarah Senden says:

    I LOVE Etsy too! I have been shopping on it for over a year and I show it to all my friends. Thanks for the cute suggestions and the giveaway!

  164. Audrey says:

    I love Etsy…can’t find this stuff in a real store.

  165. Jen Gillies says:

    Holla holla pop yo colla, I LOVE etsy too!! And yer blog & insta acct….I get such awesome decorating ideas from you mama! Keep being awesome❤️

  166. Beth says:

    Just became a follower yesterday and already am happy I did. So much fun. Thanks for the give aways.

    PS – please check out MY little Etsy shop – crazy fun journals with hidden surprises. =)

  167. Jamie Porras says:

    I am so happy I stumbled upon your blog as I was looking up “how to crochet a blanket.” LUV YOU and all your words, and designs! Love to you and your family Lynne!

  168. MJT says:

    Love Bonus!!
    Also loved your blanket and made one myself! Now my daughter is making one as well!!

  169. Nikki brown says:

    Love this!!! ❤️

  170. Robyn says:

    Hooray! Let’s do this! One day, when I stay at the tree house, we’ll be lounging on something that is most likely white, and I’ll be super worried about spilling what will probably be an inappropriately full glass of red wine, and I’ll be like, “remember that time you made an Etsy list, and I spent all my money, and we became best friends?”, and you’ll give me well earned side eye for sounding like a crazy person, and then we’ll admire my flower ring.

    • I, legit, ROFLing… just reading your words, Robyn! How about this… we can sit on the white hammock, and throw water balloons off the porch to anyone who dares to come up the treehouse steps without knowing the treehouse club password. Girls club only. haha. PS. Should we make the password W.I.N.E. ?

  171. Kathy Ryder says:

    Mall shopping is so last decade! I love shopping on Etsy; it’s the best for finding unique gifts and for supporting talented people.

  172. Jeanne says:

    I’ve just lost 2 hrs this morning to Etsy and I don’t even care. The malls could burn to the ground and I’d be fine. Thank you for this giveaway😉.

  173. Jan says:

    Every year I VOW to get online early and do my Christmas shopping and EVERY year I’m that last minute shopper at the mall. GAH!!!
    THANK YOU for the reminder and excellent sourcing. Yay!!!

  174. I love it!! I’ll take two gift cards pleeeaase 😄😄😄

  175. Kendall Long says:

    Love you, love Etsy, love online shopping, everything is just the best!!! Thanks so much for the amazing blog, you have the BEST style! xxxKendall <3

  176. Kendall Long says:

    I love your blog, its so awesome and pretty! I get all of my great ideas from here! Thank you and have a great day!

  177. Jennie Hoekstra says:

    Ooooh, pick me! Pick me! <3 also, this font makes me feel very stylish.

  178. Elizabeth says:

    What a nice thing to do! I love how you’re supporting all those talented artists ! 😊

  179. Lu W says:

    Awesome sauce!

  180. Love love love all the things. I agree, mall shopping is like self-assigned torture! Of course I want the merino wool the mostest but they’re all divine. Thanks for the giveaway!

  181. Lisa says:

    I need this to help make my home beautiful!!! You are an inspiration.

  182. Carol says:

    I just love waking up on Friday mornings and chill out with my coffee and your email. I don’t know you Lynne but I feel like I do. I’ve never commented to anyone before… your my first…..you wild thaang!!! You always make me smile and I love your style. Your alright Lynne Knowlton your alright. ❤️Carol

  183. KellySchwark says:

    Lynne, I want to crawl through the screen of my computer (or phone or tablet depending upon the moment) every single time you post something! BEA-UUUUUU-TIIIIIII-FULLLLLLL… just like your kick-ass heart! Much love to you and you family!

    • THANKS KELLY !!!

      That means a lot coming from you… my fellow blogger, writer, lover of positivity! How’s your book coming along? I’m so stinking impressed that you are writing a book. I can barely get my hair brushed in the morning. And.You.Think.I.Joke.

      Lynne xx

  184. Melissa says:

    Number 14 is my fave. I could get them for my husband and then borrow them! Kinds like when Fred buys Wilma the bowling ball! Great list. Thanks!

  185. Pam says:

    Love both your blog and Etsy!

  186. Angela says:

    I looooove Etsy! And your blog! I have to say I’m soooo glad I found you on Pinterest, did you know you taught me to how to knit? You are one of those souls that make everyone happy and I’m grateful I found you on the inter webs!

  187. Renee Zentmeyer says:

    Love your blog! Thank you for offering this awesome giveaway!

  188. Marmel says:

    My daughters birthday was coming and my husband asked if I could go to that one website Izzy, you know the one where you get all the cool stuff. He did pick her out a nice tee but jeez Izzy?!

  189. Emma says:

    Love Etsy!

  190. Nancy says:

    Love Love Love!!
    Thank you! I’ve enjoyed looking at all these amazing items with my coffee this morning. I think the funny mugs are my favourite…… “You’ve been poisoned” hilarious!

  191. Karen says:

    So many items to choose from. And so many creative ideas. It’s not fair – my wish list is getting way too long! Thank goodness for Etsy! Love this site❤️❤️

  192. Tara says:

    Love your blog! Love Etsy! Thanks for the opportunity to win this amazing giveaway 🙂

  193. Lisa says:

    Where does thee find zee amazing light fixture? *in love*

    • Hi Lisa!
      Do you mean the light fixture in the one of the three photos at the beginning of the blog post? If you click on the photo, it will take you to the Etsy seller that makes the light. Boom-chicka-wow-wow. xx

  194. Love your blog-a lot!!!
    Love your humour and honesty even more!!!

  195. Pam says:

    one of each please

  196. Nancy Carter says:

    I love your taste and your humor ☺️ I also love to shop online!!!

  197. Cindy Coughlin says:

    Love ETSY soooo much!

  198. Susan says:

    ooooo… you found some really nice things!
    Thanks for this contest, gift guide and your descriptions.
    Gift #5’s : “I practically had to breathe into a paper bag.”
    was my first out-load laugh of the day! : )

  199. gail hall says:

    beautiful day, you and etsy, can’t get much better than that! thankyou for a wonderful blog and great taste!❤️

  200. Mary says:

    Yes! So excited about this blog post.
    Also! I concur about the mall reference. Jellyfish errrryday!

    Thanks!

  201. Teri says:

    Love your blog and Etsy too! Happy holidays to you and yours!

  202. Nicole O'Donnell says:

    Love your blog, love your style, love this list and lastly, super duper love Etsy for their gift ideas and as my #1 go to for gift making supplies! Thx for posting!

  203. Glenda Emmerson says:

    Etsy is the best! Particularly for awesome unique finds – just like you!

  204. Natasha says:

    This is so exciting! I love your blog 🙂

  205. Tara says:

    Lynn!!!!!! I love you…this post rocked my socks! The tea-set!! Where are my heart-eye emojis…emojis all over 😀 Christmas is coming and I am soooooper excited…except its like a million degrees here…coz you know, South Africa 😛 Enjoy looking at the pretty snow and keeping warm. Big squishy hug xx

  206. Jenn says:

    Etsy is fun and your blog posts are hilarious! 🙂

  207. Maya says:

    LOVE me some Etsy. Great finds! Thanks for sharing and making me smile.

  208. maia says:

    etsy is the besty 🙂

  209. Karen Stubbs says:

    The BEST list ever! After I shop, I’m saving it forever! Thanks!

  210. NANCY REILLY says:

    Etsy is my go to gift buying site.

  211. Debbie Bashford says:

    I just love Etsy, I can spend way too much time on it. A shopping spree would be the most fun ever! Thanks for the chance

  212. Lisa Brown says:

    Etsy is such a great place to shop, so many great things; thanks for the chance 🙂

  213. jan says:

    Etsy is my favorite!

  214. Lori says:

    What a lovely collection of things. Online shopping is very dangerous…one for me, one for you. Okay maybe one more for me!! I REALLY want to buy some wool to make your blanket pattern plus a 100,000,000 other things!

    • I hear ya, Lori. It’s a good thing Etsy doesn’t sell candy. I’d be in a candy coma for the rest of my life…. hahahhaa. Phew. One for me, one for me, ooooooh and one more for me 🙂

  215. Janice Murray says:

    Sing it to me.. like Lionel Richie… ( that why I m easy..)

    that’s why I shop. Etsy shopping Etsy on Sunday mornings…
    its so easy… shopping etsy on sunday mornings…

    You know you just sang the whole song… 🙂

  216. You, Lynne Knowlton, have hands down the greatest linguistic artistry I have come across in blog land. Super standout style. Thanks for gracing us with your online presence! And your positivity. And your pretty decorating. 🙂

  217. Debra N says:

    Ha ha I say that every time I do a blog post, which sadly is not often these days. Love your collection of Etsy goodies. xx

    • It’s hard to fit in blog posts with life, isn’t it Debra? LOL. I feel your pain sista. I finally forced myself to do one every Friday and I can’t believe how much I like the torture of blog post pressure. LEGIT.

      PS. I checked out your blog and now I want to go out East and buy a wooly blanket 🙂 xx

  218. Fashionelle says:

    LOVE your finds Lynne and this font! 🙂

  219. Sarah Stoski says:

    Love all of this. And absolutely love your insta. Save me a spot in the treehouse please!

  220. Grace K says:

    I could buy all of the items that you linked!!!

  221. Zanna says:

    Loveeee etsy!

  222. Amber Reesor says:

    That bowl (#1) is amazing!! Actually all of these are amazing. I literally just finished an Etsy browse fest/dream fest!

  223. Melanie says:

    Yay! Love etsy

  224. Courtney says:

    I love all things Etsy, it is such a unique marketplace and I love the stories and care behind each product!

    -Courtney

  225. Sarah Lahrman says:

    Totes ma Goats this is good! 😊

  226. Lesley says:

    Etsy is my second home 🙂

  227. Morgan Cossey says:

    I’ve never been more excited to do Christmas shopping since I’ve fallen in love with etsy! Love your style!

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