Notes on a Party

Archive for the ‘Etsy Finds’ Category

petit moulin wedge pie box
November 26, 2012 | Etsy Finds, Gifts + Registry

Sweetness in a box.  These brown craft wedges are an ingenious and charming way to package a piece of wedding cake, holiday pie or lunchtime quiche.  Sold in sets of 12, 24 or 48 with lids and without, these boxes are pretty party favors at a bridal shower or birthday…
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June 18, 2012 | Etsy Finds, Gifts + Registry

Look at any fancy shelter magazine or in-the-know interiors blog and you will find that chic homes everywhere use trays to organize their collectables or essentials.  We are particularly fond of lucite trays that add a modern touch to your living space and are indispensable when it comes to entertaining….
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sea urchin

A pale pink sea urchin shell filled with a miniature green airplant is a precious combination.  These planters are perfect for a summer party with a nautical theme. We imagine a cluster of them mixed in with candles decorating a table runner.  They would also make for charming little party…
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twig and thistle
February 7, 2012 | Etsy Finds, Games + Activities

Oh baby!  The next time you need to celebrate a favorite mommy-to-be, think about incorporating some cute baby games in the shower that your guests will actually enjoy playing.  Designed by Twig and Thistle, this game set includes a Crossword, Bingo and Trivia Quiz all with a baby related theme….
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orange washi tape
November 7, 2011 | Etsy Finds, Gifts + Registry

It’s no wonder why Japanese stationery products always have a cult following – they are unique, high quality and inspire DIY creativity!  We have fallen for Washi tape, a multi-purpose adhesive tape that comes in all sorts of colors from pastels to bold neon and patterns that range from delicate…
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September 19, 2011 | Etsy Finds

Whether you to plan to attend an extravagant Halloween party or simply go trick-o-treating with the little ones, you’ll need to find a costume worthy of the occasion.  These handmade masks by Sundries and Plunder could be the finishing touch to your inspired ensemble. Each mask is custom made –…
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Make your mark.  The next time you send out a mailing of party invitations, take a moment to turn a drab envelope into something special. Our latest find on Etsy reinvents one of the oldest forms of printing with original modern designs for your return address or any message you…
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star strand
November 22, 2010 | Etsy Finds, Florals + Decor

Twinkle, twinkle little star. Consider decorating with these brightly hued celestial garlands this holiday season.  Each Star Strand ($15) comes with 15 hand folded paper stars which have been dipped in wax and sprinkled with matching glitter.  The 16 point, three-dimensional stars come in a variety of colors including red,…
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Our latest discovery on Etsy reminds us of vintage textiles and wallpaper.  Neapolitan’s shop sells a collection of  chic notecards and paper boxes that are beyond pretty.  We are crazy for the peach, lilac and gray Chevron patterned folded note cards (so Pucci!) and the Love card printed with the…
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July 7, 2010 | Etsy Finds

The sweltering summer heat calls for cocktails made with shaved ice, freshly pressed juices and premium spirits.  These vintage sterling silver straws with leaf finials are a chic way to enjoy these chilled concoctions.  Originally made popular in the South, sterling silver straws were often used in mint juleps served…
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June 15, 2010 | Etsy Finds, Gifts + Registry

There is something so chic about using a brown paper bag for gift wrapping.  Not only is it the Lazy Hostess way to avoid the tricky and time consuming task of packing up your presents, it’s somehow effortlessly stylish.  On Etsy, we discovered a collection of Japanese design products that…
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Jack Crackin
June 4, 2010 | Etsy Finds, For The Boys

A grown-up version of our beloved Cracker Jack, Maggie May has given a simple caramel corn recipe a kick in the pants.  Jack Crackin’ Bacon Caramel Corn is crunchy popcorn made with buttery brown sugar flavored with a splash of Jack Daniels whiskey and flecks of applewood bacon, chunks of…
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