TransylvanyArt Secret Compartment Jewelry Boxes Puzzle Box Treasure Chest

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Etsy shop TransylvanyArt  : Handcrafted Jewelry Boxes From Romania

Artists Zsuzsanna and Istvan Bondi,  from Banffyhunyad, Romaniia have opened an Etsy shop that caters to handcrafted wooden jewelry boxes in old world traditions!   Their town is  actually part of Transylvania (Dracula’s country!)  What’s better than a lovely wooden treasure box with a secret compartment that anyone would be privileged to own? The prices are wonderful and shipping is not as bad as you may think, free over $100!  Above, adorable trinket jewelry box above, on sale for around $30, plus shipping charges.   You can order them in different colors, from red to blue and green! However, even some come with carved wording or lettering to give an extra special touch.  These are simply stunning, the moving parts make them one of a kind and unique!

red jewslry box from Translylvania

These are regularly $38 but often on sale, click here to see current pricing.

Custom inscriptions are available.

Check with them for inscriptions.

Puzzle Boxes  by TransylvanyArt

Often called ” puzzle boxes”, these boxes are fun to tinker with and will store your treasure, games, or special stash!  What’s puzzling about this box is it takes seven steps to unlock/access/re-lock as shown in this video here in their Etsy about section. It’s simply stunning, you have to remove secret panels to get to the key and keyhole, and then slide the panels on the box a certain way. This is definitely something from another place, another time and simply cool to own or buy for your loved one. These remind me of something I would see in an ancient movie, the old ways brought back to life thanks to Etsy connecting sellers from all over the world. Simply amazing!

Hungarian Puzzle Box , Secret Compartment Box

The puzzle boxes come in a range of sizes.  Free Shipping over $100.  

Editors’s Pick: The Book Box

 

Secret Handcrafted Book Safe , Book Box , Secret Hiding Box from TransylvanyArt

The Book Box is only $29 TransylvanyArt

The brain teaser book box is my favorite. Great for hiding money or jewelry, you can sneak your secrets inside, and have fun opening it.   It takes a few flips and turns to open it, and it will keep your guests guessing! Only $29 in your choice of colors make a great gift idea!

A puzzle indeed , a book safe (box) from TransylvanyArt

You can also connect with them on: Facebook ,  Twitter, and Instagram

 


Printable Love Art Wall Art Instant Download Decorate

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Downloadable Wall Art by PRINTABLELOVEArt

Downloadable Wall Art by @PRINTABLELOVEArt on Etsy.

Printable Wall Art : Instant Decor 

Want a designer look to your wall for a fraction of the price? Then look no further, we have found downloadable wall art that you can buy, print and frame from Etsy shop PRINTABLELOVEArt . All creations are hand made by Ilanit Shamia. She’s a Tel Aviv based artist who loves prints and paper product.  Above: A collection for the wall only $13.91 for the printable set. Below, a lovely black leaf print print alone runs only $5.01. Once you pay the work is instantly downloaded to your console, for easy printing thanks to the Etsy interface.

Printable Wall Art from Etsy Shop

This great leaf print is only $5.01 and would look great in any room!

Her work is whimsical and some has a simplistic minimalist Mid Century Modern flair.  She started her career by studying Art at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design . Serving three years as a journalist at the Haaretz newspaper, she came up with her own style column.  Her art has been featured in shows including the Amos Schoken art collection.  You can clearly see her  love for drawing and painting in these works.  The inspiration stems from early experiences with her mother sketching still-life compositions together.

Mid Century Modern Wall Art

Mid Century Modern Combination only $8.90

Our favorite designs are the ones that are modernistic, and would look great in a retro home.   The ones above are modern enough for today’s decor, but reminiscent of the 1950’s or 1960’s.    Ilanit finds Etsy’s download system works well for her designs. What a wonderful idea to think she may be enjoying her coffee in Tel Aviv while working on her laptop, creating new designs for anyone anywhere in the world!  New creations are added often,  and prices are so affordable.  The shop has many good reviews and customers are happy with her work!

Mod Flowers Printable Wall Art on etsy

This mod looking flower art is available for instant download from PrintableArtLove on Etsy!

We know this shop will do well, and it’s one of Etsy’s best kept secrets.  See more great offerings and read more about Ilanit Shamia and  her creative processes here:

PRINTABLELOVEArt

You may also enjoy reading:  Pink Wall art by Ilanit Shamia


Swarovski Crystal Gingko Leaf Earrings Catju Handmade Jewelry

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Swarovski Crystal Jet Glacier Blue Gingko Leaf Earrings Etsy

Catju Handmade Jewelry , Catju Designs Gingko Leaf Earrings $30 here

Catju Handmade Jewelry aka Catju Designs has these lovely ginkgo leaf earrings. They are made with high quality German silver earwires!  These are over an inch long (including earwires) and are crystals in cool glacier blue.  Flashy bling is just what you need for the holiday season.

Catju’s shop is curated by jewelry designer Kathy Redding, out of Port Charlotte Florida.  Her creations incorporate Swarovski but as for these earrings she explains, “In 2009, Swarovski partnered with renowned French designer Andree Putman, who created an exclusive collection called Fantastic Flowers, including a gingko leaf, lily, orchid, lotus, zinnia, and dragonfly pendants.  Gingko leaves are thought to signify strength, longevity, hope and peace.  The ginkgo tree is the oldest surviving species of tree known to exist, with a botanical history spanning more than 200 million years.”

Catju Designs Handmade Jewelry Green Earrings

These earrings are $21 and have a gorgeous blue green color, Find them here. 

Above  Emerald green Glacier Swarovski crystals in a silver plated crown setting, with tiny rhinestone silver plated earwires give off a green blue hue.    These would be perfect for holiday events.  Below, you can dress your wedding party bridesmaids in matching earrings. Buy sets of three and save in bulk!

Blue Swarovski Earrings, Sparkly Vintage Strass Octagon Swarovski Bermuda Blue Earrings, Three Pair for Bridesmaids, Bridal, Wedding

Simply lovely, this group for $75 here.

Find out more at
CATJU HANDMADE JEWELRY on Etsy!

 

 


Herb and Bumble Natural Soaps Skin Care Products

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Herb and Bumble Store

Herb and Bumble

Stephanie from Polk City, Iowa is the owner of Herb and Bumble, where you find all the natural skin care products without harsh ingredients or chemicals.  When asked about her reason for creating such great items, here’s what she had to say.

Herb and Bumble Blood Moon Soap

Blood Moon Soap: Avocado Oil, Shea Butter and Sunflower Oil  $6.00 here

Stephanie explains, “I’ve always suffered from dry, irritated and eczema prone skin. I’ve taken numerous medications over the years and even tried expensive soaps and creams. It was a frustrating battle that I just couldn’t seem to win! That all changed when my husband bought me a glycerin melt and pour soap kit and my journey into healthy skin began! ”

 

Pumpkin Bath Fizzies

Adorable Pumpkin Bath Fizzies,  Clever Way for Kids to Enjoy Bathtime. Find them here $2.25.

So why did Stephanie takes her soaps to Etsy?  She says, “After years of making soaps for family and friends, I’m finally ready to share my creations with the world. I am passionate about bringing you beauty products that will truly transform your skin. My products are free of harsh chemicals and synthetic detergents and filled with good for you ingredients. Soap making is a work of art that truly allows my soul to sing. You’ll notice my soaps are often colorful, swirling and twirling with rich oils and butters. I love interpreting the soothing aroma of essential oils into a palette of colors and patterns. ”

Green Tea Ginger Soap

Looks Scrumptious: Green tea Ginger Pear Artisan Soap $5.00 here

jasmine Peach soap

Jasmine, Peach, Cherry Blossom and Orange make for a “Love Spell Soap” $5.75 here

The above soap takes 30 days to cure and soothes your skin with natural Shea Butter.  It’s scented with several natural products and dubbed “Love Spell” since you will surely fall in love with it.  She also creates all these from her small town of Polk City, Iowa (less than 3500 people according to the last census) . What does Stephanie do when not creating these delicious beauty products?

She says, “When I’m not making soap, you’ll find me scrapbooking, reading, cooking, gardening and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. I find peace in nature and enjoy a morning stroll through my garden or in the woods. I’ve shared 21 years of marriage with my amazing husband and we have three sons together.  Our oldest son was married last June so I am happy to say I finally have that daughter to love and cherish! We live in the beautiful state of Iowa and love the vibe and sincerity of the Midwest. My favorite part of living in Iowa is what they call, “Iowa Nice!” The people are giving, loving and always have a smile on their faces.”

Herb and Bumble’s soaps and bath fizzes make for great all natural gift giving ideas or stocking stuffers. Find out more here:

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Southwestern Swag Bracelets from Arizona

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Seed Bead Bracelet

AZ Jewelry by Elizabeth on Etsy $27

Remember the seed bead craze?  It’s baaaacccck !  One shop on Etsy is making them popular again. Designs by  AZJEWELRYBYELIZABETH put the “Swag” style in Southwestern. Colorful, hand crafted designs adorn these creations and are reasonably priced, making these great gift ideas!  Above and below, a brightly colored rainbow wrap bracelet with leather with hand sewn beads of various colors can be yours for $27.00 !

Rainbow Bracelet on Etsy

Back in the day Seed beads were very popular on friendship pins, moccasin embellishments, and necklaces and bracelets. Now they are making a comeback with chic and trendy designs.  Elizabeth hails from Mesa, Arizona where her sisters and her make these gorgeous designs.

Native American Braclet

Gorgeous Beading Technique on this Native Bracelet, $45

This gorgeous bracelet above incorporates very hard to do weaving techniques, all beads are hand sewn to ensure you get a good quality item that will last on your hand or wrist!  It’s no wonder these girls have surpassed five hundred sales !

Simplistic Turquoise Beaded Bracelet

Simplistic Turquoise Beaded Bracelet is stunning at $25

Quality beads, stones and adornments are selected. Find out more here:

Etsy:  AZJEWELRYBYELIZABETH