Etsy Wednesday: Lover of coffee…

For my mom who is a lover of coffee, cooking, and knits. She also loves to get dolled up for a special occasion and fills her cozy home with love and photos of the grandkids. Can you guess what her favorite color is?! Click on the image to go to the item or Click here to view my ‘Lover of coffee, cooking, and knits’ treasury! Purple,Shawl,Perfect fo… SRdesign $32.00 Aubergine >> Continue reading

Get ready for summer…

with our latest handmade creations! Your little one will be stylin’ and having fun this summer with our newest handmade items! From the cutest baby espadrilles you will ever find to cushy cubes that will entertain baby for hours, we’ve created unique, handmade gifts that you can share with the little ones in your life for just about any occasion. Shop now! PS. Be one of the first to get >> Continue reading

Etsy favorite Wednesday: Baptismal gifts

I have never been successful in buying gifts for religious events in Catholic specialty stores, but I feel I hit the jackpot with this weeks favorites. First row: Personalized Baptism wall hanging, Girl guardian Angel (felt softie), Baby girl embroidered cross blanket Second row: Custom personalized cross/lovie set, I am a child of God print, God loves me growth chart

Send as gift option now available!

Our items make the perfect gift for babies and we want to make it even easier for you to give that special gift. How so? We’ve just added the “send as gift” option to our store! If you choose to send as a gift, we will send the item directly to the recipient with a handmade card with a message from you enclosed. Your gift will be wrapped in tissue paper, tied >> Continue reading

Wrap gifts like a pro!

One summer I worked in the Wrap and Send department of what was then Dayton’s (now Macy’s). It was a fun job because one of my best friends worked there along with a handful of other high school students. What was better then hanging out with friends and wrapping presents in pretty paper? While I already knew how to wrap gifts (my mom use to make my sister and I >> Continue reading

Pretty & Practical

If your child is like mine, he receives many gifts that–I’ll be honest with you–don’t get a lot of mileage. Don’t get me wrong, I appreciate the thought and the gift itself, but at the end of the day, he loses interest in it. And then it takes up space and starts to collect dust. (Hmmm, I hope I didn’t just talk Isaac out of some presents come Christmas time!). When I create things, >> Continue reading

Welcome to embe!

Cathy and I are very excited to unveil embe, our online shop offering unique, handmade gifts for babies and tots! I remember one day back in May when we took the kids on their first official playdate, the idea came up to start something together. At first, I thought “it’s just an idea” but after giving it some thought, I realized that there was something there. During our first meeting, >> Continue reading