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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Vintage Alphabet Party

This months Vintage Alphabet Party is brought to you by the
letters I-J-and K.
 Alright I hear the groans, but this could be easy.
'I' could be your Ink projects that you incorporate vintage accents like cards,journals,and clipboards for example that you use Inking techniques on and embellish with vintage images, buttons, fabrics...you get the idea. Or, how about vintage Indian rugs, Am. Indian beadwork, AM.Indian pottery, AM.Indian Kuchina Dolls, Am. Indian artifacts, Your husbands Indian Mortotcycle collection.
Wellll, it'd get the guys out there lookin too.
'J' of course would be vintage Jewelry, vintage Jadite,
vintage Junk turned treasure.
'K'? Vintage Ken dolls, vintage knitting book collection, Vintage knitted afgans, vintage Kneading bowls, vintage Knick-Knacks.......
You all can probably finds items in your collections with these letters better than I, so I can't wait to see what you post.

Once again, with the help of Linky, visitors to the blog will be directed to participating sites.
The Linky is easy to use. After you have "published" your Vintage Alphabet post on your blog, stop by Etsy Cottage Style and put your name and the permalink to your post into the Mr. Linky's sign up box.
What is a permalink? A permalink is the direct link to your post, as opposed to your general blog address. When someone visits Etsy Cottage Style during the week and clicks on your link, they will be taken directly to your Vintage Alphabet post instead of having to search through your most recent posts to find it.

There are two ways to get your permalink. One way is to click on the title of your Vintage Alphabet post, then right click on the URL address showing in the address field at the top and select Copy. Then paste this link into Linky which will be available here. Click on "Enter" and you are all done! You will see your permalink posted. :-) Or, another way to add your link for Linky is to right click on the title of your Vintage Alphabet post, select "copy shortcut" and then paste this link into the URL box on the Linky sign-up.


Please remember this is a blog get-together to share vintage finds, collections, or how you utilize vintage items in your designs. Selling sites will be removed. Selling sites are welcome every first Monday of the month at Market Mondays.



Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Hi Everyone!

Wow, Esty Cottage Style Market Monday had 74 sellers! This is fantastic. Thanks for the overwhelming participation. I hope you all lots of visitors and buyers too. The next Market Monday is July 5th...mark your calender.
I also wanted to remind our members and visitors that next Monday June 21st is the Vintage Alphabet. Brought to you by the letters 'I-J-K'. Alright I hear the groans, but this could be easy. 'I' could be your Ink projects that you incorporate vintage accents like cards,journals,and clipboards for example that you use Inking techniques on and embellish with vintage images, buttons, fabrics...you get the idea. Or, how about vintage Indian rugs, Am. Indian beadwork, AM.Indian pottery, AM.Indian Kuchina Dolls, Am. Indian artifacts, Your husbands Indian Mortotcycle collection. Wellll, it'd get the guys out there lookin too.
'J' of course would be vintage Jewelry, vintage Jadite, vintage Junk turned treasure.
'K'? Vintage Ken dolls, vintage knitting book collection, Vintage knitted afgans, vintage Kneading bowls.......
You all can probably finds items in your collections with these letters better than I, so I can't wait to see what you post.
Hope to see you next Monday!
Melody

Sunday, June 6, 2010

To Market, To Market

Yes it's the first Monday of June asnd it's off to the Market we go!
Welcome the 3rd Market Monday at the Etsy Cottage Style Blog! This is a forum where participants come to introduce themselves through thier online selling sights. If you have an Etsy. Ebay, selling blog, or traditional website, you're invited to join in...the more the merrier!

This is a virtual flea market.......... vintage and new jewelry, kitchy and dime store finds, prims, vintage textile designs, hand-painted home accents, dolls, supplies, paper creations, fabrics, antiques, smalls......and it runs through the whole week!

Once again, with the help of Mr. Linky, visitors to the blog will be directed to participating sites.

The Mr Linky is easy to use. Just use your selling site URL in the Mr. Linky at the bottom of the page.(no BLOG URLS please)

Also, just a reminder ECS Members from Debbi,
It has been a while since Etsy Cottage Style has hosted a swap. With the roses in full bloom right now (and who of us doesn't love roses) it is time to put our creative juices to work with a handmade Summer Roses Swap.

For more information and to sign up go to this link. a special spin off group has been set up just for this event!
http://etsycottagestyle.ning.com/group/summerrosesswap
Remember, Market Monday is open to all sellers, whether you are a member of Etsy Cottage Style or not. If you would like to become a Member and join in swaps, chats, groups, etc. Check out the Home Page at http://etsycottagestyle.ning.com/   We'd love to see you there.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Let's go Shoppin!

Remember It's the first Monday of the month, so that means It'll be Market Monday. The Linky will be up by tomorrow night so every one will be able to to get a selling spot!