Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Today's Top 5-Destash!

Today's Top 5 List focuses on something I didn't know existed until I joined Etsy: the Destash! I'm not sure if this word exists outside the Etsy realm, but within the community it basically means this-I bought something (or was given something, or found something) that I have decided I am not going to use, so I am going to sell it to you-usually at a really awesome price. Here are some of my favorites:

1.) This yarn destash from AllAboutTheButtons: http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=22007128

Super cute yarn, nice price! This is perfect for some granny squares or another tiny project.

2.) This listing for buttons from Kellwood. http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=20293812 I have found that pretty purple and orange buttons can be hard to find, but these are great!

3.) Okay how cool is this? You could do anything with this set of 50 pinback buttons from Beccabags. I'm so sorry I couldn't get the link to work for this one, but here is the shop address http://www.etsy.com/shop.php?user_id=493
so check it out!

4.) Sometimes I search the Etsy Destashes just for inspiration. I found one such listing today here at DestaSHOP http://www.etsy.com/view_%20listing.php?listing_id=22052916. The turquoise and red along with the silver accents really gets my color wheel spinnin'!

5.) And of course one thing you are always guaranteed to find in the Etsy Destash are delightfully odd little mixes that can be used for all sorts of things, like this one from ProdigalProgeny at http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=22056891
This is the sort of listing that has you thinking, "What on Earth is all that stuff?" But the pic just brightens my day!

Have fun in you Etsy hunting and don't forget to dive into the Destash pile!

1 comment:

lauren carney said...

oh my my your blog is a bit on the lovely side of things!
i enjoy your gazing at the pretty pictures ever so much x