This week and next, I'll be adding items to the Sale and Clearance section of my shop. Save now on your stocking stuffers. To save even more, stop back for my Black Friday / Cyber Monday Sale, starting Thanksgiving Day.
Start your Christmas shopping with special savings just for my blog readers. Use coupon code BLOG5OFF to get $5.00 off your purchase of any Christmas item. See this section of my shop for a big selection of ornaments and gift items included in this sale:
Effective dates: November 8 thru 15
Here it is September & I realized that I haven't been visiting my blog. My shop has kept me busy, the cats have kept me entertained, and family and friends keep me happy.
I just finished another batch of fused glass Christmas ornaments and a new two tiered server, and now I'm looking forward to some more new items. I've bought some new glass and new molds that I'm eager to try. I plan on some napkin holders, more spoon rests and new coasters. Come have a look!
Just one more day of my Thanksgiving Sale. All the ornaments and other décor items in my Christmas Fused Glass section are 20% off, now through Cyber Monday, December 2nd. Save now!
My Thanksgiving Sale starts bright and early Thanksgiving morning. All the items in my "Christmas Fused Glass" section will be 20% off from Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday.
You'll find lots of fused glass Christmas ornaments, candle holders, and other Holiday goodies. Also check out my "On Sale" section for fused glass jewelry and kumihimo jewelry 20% to 50% off.
If Black Friday wiped out your desire to get anywhere near a shopping mall, sit back and finish your Christmas shopping from the comfort of home.
The online shopping answer to Black Friday is December 2, Cyber Monday. Look for big discounts on all your favorite sites. Etsy's handmade artists will offer their best prices of the year. Visit my shop on Cyber Monday to do your Christmas shopping the easy way.
Small Business Saturday, introduced by American Express in 2010, will be celebrated again on November 30. Start your Christmas shopping & support a small business in your neighborhood. Etsy's handmade artists will be participating too. Visit my shop for special deals on November 30.
We've all heard the story - it's called Black Friday because it's reputed to be the day that retailers go "into the black", that is, make a profit. But when Philadelphia police coined the term in the 60's, profit was not what they had in mind. According to the ABC News blog, to the police, the Monday after Thanksgiving meant traffic jams, shoplifters, crowded streets, and pick pockets. A black day for them. They called it Black Friday in an attempt to keep people at home.
Retailers are a resourceful lot. They quickly seized on the term and changed its meaning to draw even more shoppers to town, becoming the biggest sale day of the year.
Etsy is no exception. The online retailer of handmade gifts will be brimming with bargains on November 29. Check back here next week for a peek at the B
Even the most devoted shoppers complain. "I can't find gifts for men!" It can be a challenge. They don't give hints. When asked, they say, "I don't need anything".
If your guy has hobbies, you have a head start.
Fashion jewelry is associated with women, but don't rule it out of your search. Braided bracelets, anklets and necklaces are happily worn by men too. Look for ones associated with his hobby - a fish hook bracelet, a carabiner bracelet, a gear bracelet. A silver fox necklace is the current favorite. Consider using the colors of his favorite team. I've kept the guys in mind when designing my jewelry.
Even some household things may be the ticket. How about a cigar ashtray or coasters for his desk? Come browse my shop for more ideas. Happy shopping!