Shop Local!

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, shopping malls are packed with massive crow, dsand for those who support handmade and local artists, there are also plenty of exciting holiday craft shows and markets coming up and Boston Handmade’s Downtown Crossing Gallery too!   However, for those who want to avoid the crowds and still want to support handmade by shopping from the comforts of their own home – there is still yet another option!   Etsy’s “Shop local” function!

Its very easy to do, just go to Etsy’s homepage, then click on the tab on the left hand side called “shop local” and then you can just enter your town or state and it will find some of the Etsy shops closest to you!  This way you can feel good about supporting local artists and buying unique handmade gifts, and rest at ease that you can get your items sooner in the mail too!

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Boston Handmade Downtown Gallery!

Boston Handmade - Downtown Gallery - Poster

Come shop handmade and support local artists by doing your holiday shopping at Boston Handmade‘s own gallery store in Boston’s Downtown Crossing district!  Here are the details:

~ NOVEMBER 27 – DECEMBER 24, 2009 ~
“Boston Handmade Downtown Gallery”
Wednesdays – Sundays
11am – 7pm
505 Washington St.
Boston, MA
Downtown Crossing

Boston Handmade - Downtown Gallery - store

Come find something for everybody!  Photography, notecards, pottery, baby clothing, children’s toys, fine jewelry, and more!

BH Gallery closeup

MaJenta Designs will also be selling her glass pendants, keychain bottle openers, pocket mirrors, magnets, and portable purse hooks, and more!

purse hooks - variety mix

BH outside

Reminder of Boston Handmade’s show in Somerville on July 11th!

December’s Craft Shows in Massachusetts

JP HOLIDAY FAIR
First Church in Jamaica Plain
12.6.08 (Saturday), 11AM – 5 PM
6 Eliot Street, JP, MA

DESIGN HIVE
Maria Baldwin School, 28 Sacramento St., Cambridge, MA
near Harvard T stop
12.13.08 (Saturday), 10am – 5pm

http://designhivemarket.com/

 

winter wonderland - $17

winter wonderland - $17

RME – Revolutionary Money Exchange

My Etsy Shop is now also accepting Revolutionary Money Exchange (RME) as yet another form of payment. Its similar to Paypal but without all the fees that Paypal charges! If you have a store, you should look into offering this form of payment as well


Refer A Friend using Revolution Money Exchange

So now I take:
-Paypal
-Check
-Money Order
-Google Checkout
-RME

So feel free to drop by and look around and if anything catches your eye, you have a variety of methods of payment options! (Please see the “policies” in my store for more details). www.majentadesigns.etsy.com

Post Holidays Sale!

I am offering 20% off ALL items in my Etsy shop, plus FREE SHIPPING if you spend over $50 (after sale price adjustment)! This sale will run January 1 – 15, 2008. Thats right, all my chiyogami glass pendant necklaces, jewelry, accessories, magnets, and photographics prints, will be 20% off!

INSTRUCTIONS: Basically just “add to cart” all the items you want to purchase, then “check out”, but WAIT to pay. I will then send you an email (the one you list in Etsy), with your revised invoice, and use the link in that email to make the payment. If you dont want to use Paypal or your creditcard through paypal, I also take personal checks, as well as google checkout.
Check out the other New England Street Team’s(NEST)members’ sales too!

 
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My New Jewelry Shop!

Hello there! I recently started my own online shop at http://www.majentadesigns.etsy.com . I have quite the eclectic mix of items in my shop! I have classy as well as fun jewelry, accessories, notecards, and 8×10 photographic prints. I’m always adding new and different items, so check back weekly!

If you are new to Etsy, its very simple, its almost like Ebay but without the bidding, and this site consists of all kinds of items that are handmade – from jewelry to soaps to furniture to anything you can think of! All you have to do is sign up with a login username and password. Then when you want to buy an item, just click “add to cart” then “check out”.

I take many forms of payment as well:

+Paypal,
+Credit Card (you must use paypal to do this, but dont need an acct at paypal to do this)
+Personal Check (it will tell you where to mail the check)
+Google Checkout (you must check “other” and I will use google checkout to send you your invoice to your email box, and you can pay the bill that way).

Please check out my Etsy profile for more details, but if you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact me! Thanks again for checking out my shop!

 
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