excuse our dust

We are currently making some changes to this site, including updating our team name, homepage, and graphics. Our shops are open and all the links to them are working, so please forgive our dust here, and go browse through our shops instead!

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Geminita showing at Pedicab Bar

On Friday May 1st, Pedicab Bar and Grill is opening in Southtown San Antonio! Geminita from the NPL Team is going to be presenting two brand new paintings, Feather & Leaf and Venusian Lobster. Come on out and catch some awesome music and art and celebrate First Friday in style at Pedicab!

Check out Geminita and more of her art at Glue and on Etsy.

Some Changes

The members of our team originally met (and decided to form a team) while we were members of a particular parenting forum, and we had used the name of that forum in the name of our team. However, that forum is the subsidiary of a business, and that business was concerned about use of their name for our team, so we have changed our name. (We are working on changing our Etsy link and graphics to reflect this, but it will take us a few days to get it all done.)
Just to be clear, the members of this street team were and are in no way affiliated with or endorsed by any parenting forum, business or organization. Product postings on this blog are in no way endorsed, tested or vetted by any other member or members of the blog or by any outside organization.

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

I Just Reopened My Etsy Shop

I make crochet toys.
I am working on wool and organic cotton items, as well. I have an organic cotton butterfly in the works, as well as crocheted bean bags. I want to design a mermaid doll and a collection of bugs.
I will also be putting some of my patterns on PDF and selling them.
Come visit me at http://alisaterry.etsy.com.
You can also see my craft projects and works-in-progress on my craft blog, http://yarnovermama.blogspot.com

Friday, April 24, 2009

Special Thank You!

I wanted to take a moment and say thank you to the generous mamas that put in an extra contribution towards mailing out part one of our Spring Fling Give-away (which was stuffed FULL of all sorts of great things!!)! Thanks to your help, I even have a little left over to help with shipping out part two! (Remember to go shopping and leave your comments!!) Please take a moment and check out their shops! You might stumble into something you didn't know you needed until today!

And last, but not at all the least: Circle Natural Goods. I wanted to do a mini gallery of her shop as well, but she appears to be temporarilly on vacation. To get an idea of her lovely products, you can peek into her sold items. Her bath bombs were in our first spring fling give-away and a multi-pack of foot soaks are in our current give-away!

Saturday, April 18, 2009

My Avocado Pendant made it to the Front Page!

This Avocado pendant was featured on the Front Page of Etsy! The pendant was hand painted by Me and was turned into a necklace by Autumn of Bella Lili Designs. Brandy from BLink Designs emailed me to tell me the good news. You can see the Avocado Pendant in the Alamo City Etsy Store and you can see my own artwork in my store, Geminita.

Look What We've Been Making!

Buy Handmade

Friday, April 17, 2009


I know you've been in suspense to know the winner of our awesome Spring Fling Give-away for the first half of April...

The lucky winner is mirthstudios!

She wins the big bundle of mama and kid goodies from our Spring Fling Give-away Part 1.

Congratulations! And thank you so much to everyone who stopped by and commented, blogged or went shopping! (Don't forget to enter in Part 2 if you have babies!!)

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Spring Fling Give-away Part 2: April 15-30

Thank you for the wonderful response to our first drawing! Check back for an announcement of our lucky winner!!

On to phase two...ANOTHER DRAWING! This time the focus is on mothers with babies. To that end, we've gathered useful, beautiful and relaxing things for mamas and some simple, open-ended toys for your little one made of all natural materials. The rules to enter are the same as before: Talk to us, Talk about us and Shop with us! (See below for more details.)

The goodies up for grabs in this give-away include: a small needle-felted ball from Sun Anthem, a white stone nursing and healing necklace from Stones of Healing, a set of Boogie Buddies (eco-friendly, reusable hankies) from Little Peanut Shop, a Jingle Belly Ball (soft knit ball for baby) from Sugar Kane Creations, a jumbo 44"x44" blue playsilk from Lyneya's Toys, a set of hand-crafted nursing pads from Lil Bees, a beautiful large diaper bag from Michael Grace Designs, a bike screen-print patch and organic seeds for your garden from Beans Rice Revolt, a stack of breast-feeding advocacy bumper-stickers (to share!) and other natural decals from Elemental Handcrafts, a small Guatemalan sling from MayaMade, and last, but definitely not least, set of soothing foot soaks to pamper yourself with from Circle Natural Goods.

One very lucky mama will win it all! On to the rules...

There are three easy ways to earn chances to win these collection of great items made by MDC mamas all over the country: Talk to us, talk about us, and shop with us! On April 15th, we'll put all of your chances to win (tickets) in a pool and randomly select one lucky person win it all!!!

How to earn tickets to go into the drawing:

1. Talk to us. Leave a comment here between April 15 and April 30. (Remember we need a way to reach you if you win, so make sure your email or blog is linked in the comment.) One comment entry per person. Comment = one ticket.

2. Talk about us. April 15 - April 30: Blog about our give-away! Leave us a comment linking to your blog. Blogging = two tickets!

3. Shop with us. April 15 - April 30: Turn your shopping habit into more chances to win! Purchase something from one of the participating stores listed and leave a note to seller that you want to be in the giveaway. $1 = one ticket. No limit!!

Participating stores to earn more chances to win are (you can also run a search for MDCSPRINGFLING to find these participating stores on etsy!):
Circle Natural Goods
Creations by Hippie Fairy Lover
Elemental Handcrafts
Imagination Kids
Little Red Appleton
Little Peanut Shop
Lyneya's Toys
Michael Grace Designs
Small Town Toys
Stones of Healing
Sugar Kane Creations
Sun Anthem
Whole Mother Creations
You're Inspired

Thank you! Have fun shopping, good luck and Think Spring!!!

Saturday, April 11, 2009

New boy dolls!

Lyneya's Toys is proud to introduce some new little friends that have just been listed!

Remember, all purchases in April can go towards are great team give-aways. Just let me know you want to enter in the "Notes to Seller". Happy shopping!

Store Closing

Etsy: Your place to buy & sell all things handmade

My life circumstances are changing, and I'm closing down my Etsy Shop as a result.

Right now, everything in my shop is discounted at least 50%.

Anything you purchase, will be entered into the giveaways that we are hosting as a Etsy Street Team. (Just indicate so in the Notes to Seller when checking out)

Friday, April 10, 2009

Check out these new items at Sun Anthem; A place where magical moments are made with beautiful natural playthings.

Spring Playsilk Collection

Land and Waterway Playsilk

Nature Art Blocks

Wood Treasure Box with Mini Silk and
Baltic Amber Necklace

Come sing your Sun Anthem and see what other natural play things are sprouting this spring!
Lovin You!


Monday, April 6, 2009

Grand Opening Sale at Circle Natural Goods

SHOP GRAND OPENING --- 20% OFF EVERYTHING! For my birthday I've decided to hold my shop's Grand Opening Sale. This week only (Monday April 6 - Monday April 13) everything in my shop has been marked down. Please pass on the word!


Saturday, April 4, 2009

Geminita's Earth Print Featured in a new Treasury!

Head on over to my newest treasury! You can find the link here. It is a gorgeous collection put together by EarthGrrrlCrafts.