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Studio3B – Featured Shop!

Our new featured shop is Studio3B!

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Studio3B is filled with unique, beautiful purses and lip balm holders.  Every item is hand-crafted by Johanna (also known as Jfay), the owner of the shop. Studio3B is located in Houston, Texas.

In the years that I have known Jfay, I’ve found her to be sweet, giving, smart, fun-loving, wildly talented, and funny.  She has such a great way with words and a very unique story to tell.  When I approached her about making this feature, she was ecstatic.  I asked her to tell us about herself, her background, and her hobbies, here’s what she had to say:

“Hello, my name is Johanna Bustamento and I am a nut 😉 Haha! Nope, nope, let’s start over 🙂

I enjoy sewing and crafting of all kinds. I’m always looking forward to new and inspiring projects. I find inspiration everywhere, and have a long family history of artistic creatives, so it seems I may have inherited quite a few loves of different types of creative output. I like to keep it fresh, keep it new and always have fun.

At the present, I’ve been enjoying making lip balm holders. I came across this idea when looking for a project to incorporate using left over fabrics from my purse projects. I found only one “how to” on the subject, and it did not really work for me, so I set about to create my own design. After several experiments I finally got the look down that I wanted and also added a few extra features to make them really cute as well as functional.

So now I set about to find specific fabric just for these little cuties instead of them being the afterthought project. They’ve found their way to my heart, and have now taken center stage. I’m enjoying making cute and fun themed designs with these. My favorite right now is the Wonder Woman themed holders.

The fabulous thing about these holders is that I make them using key rings, and you can clip and carry them anywhere. Even if you’re not carrying a bag. Some have large enough clasps to clip them to your belt loops and you can also clip them to any zipper pull. My new motto now is, “Stay kissable on the go!”

My other new passion is blogging. I began blogging a while back and had an idea of where I wanted it to go, but then kind of let it lag. I’m now back with a clearer vision and much eagerness. My blog is named Yum Factor 10, American Crafted. The main focus of Yum Factor 10 is to celebrate the fabulousness of American artists, artisans and crafters. My family and I appreciate the hard work and dedication that these very talented people put into what they do.

I’ll be blogging about all kinds of fun stuffs. From mouth watering goodness – and probably a shared family recipe or two in the mix, to celebrating those who provide us with beautiful things, and make things that make us look gorgeous, to stylish art, very crafty things, and who knows what all I’ll find! And definitely we’ll be trying some craft beers and IPA’s. That’s one of my (and my family’s) newest hobbies.

There is also a showcase on Yum Factor 10 for local stars in our area, and I plan to be adding an International Friends category soon. So all kinds of fun stuffs going on. I hope you’ll stop by and visit. I’m always on the lookout for fresh talent to showcase, so drop me a line if you know of anyone that I should check out. yumfactor10.com

Also, please stop by and visit my Etsy Shop for some fun fashion accessories. www.etsy.com/shop/studio3b

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You can also find Jfay, Studio3B, and YumFactor10 at:
Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+WickdJfay
Instagram: http://instagram.com/johannabustamento
Studio3B Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/studio3bcreations/
YumFactor10 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yumfactor10/

Studio3B is always adding wonderful new items to their shop, so be sure to check back often!  Jfay welcomes custom orders, so feel free to message her.  There are also new and exciting things being added to the Yum Factor 10 blog all the time!

Written by: Amy Wonderland

Be My Valentine Gift Ideas

So what are you getting your sweetie this year?

We have a few fun ideas for you!

From the Etsy Afternoon Tea, Chat, and Treasuries Team:

From Studio 3B – Let her know that she’s your Wonder Woman with this cute Wonder Woman themed Lip Balm Holder Key Ring featuring a Red Enameled Lip Charm.  Comes with the Lip Balm! $9.50

From SAjolie – Valentine’s Day I Love You Charm Bracelet featuring a charm that says Love and a Heart charm. $9.95+

From AmyWonderland –  Queen of Hearts Mini Top Hat.   It can be worn with formal, as well as everyday attire. It would make a fantastic gift for a loved one or for yourself. $29.00

From TaylorTwoShop –  A Valentine Gift Set featuring a Glitter Hip Flask and a Tarot Inspired Card, The Lovers. Very cute and original! $14.94

From victoriascharms – Love Heart Statement Ring.  This unique ring consists of a big thick silver button with Love spelled out from top to bottom. $16.00

From Alfamarama –  Be My Valentine Card.  Perfect to send to your special one on Valentine’s Day and set the mood for romance! $3.90

From PrettyByrdDesigns –  I Love You Card.  Exquisite details and vintage romance make this card a wonderful way to express your feelings of love. $4.00

From GreenbriarCreations –  Valentine’s Day Handkerchief Hearts and Kisses.  Perfect for that February 14th Wedding!  $14.00

From FlowerPowerOhio –  Valentine’s Day Wreath.  This vibrant Valentine wreath will welcome your guest to your home with beautiful bright red silk flowers, greens, ferns, berries, a twig heart and romantic burlap and lace bow. $99.00

Please stop by and visit our Team Page to see all the Valentine goodies that our Team Shops have available for you!

Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!

Jfay, Studio 3B

Christmas Gifts Under 20 Dollars

Ho Ho Ho!!

And Happy Holiday Shopping from the Afternoon Tea, Chat and Treasuries Etsy Team of Shops!

We have some fabulous Christmas Gift Ideas for you that are all under $20.00.

Fashionista Fox Wool Felt Figurine

Look at Fashionista Fox ready to go holiday shopping!  So cute and only $19.00 from Felt4Soul.

This Fox Fashionista is an eye catching figurine. She is modern, fashionable and has a right attitude. She is wearing a beautiful green necklace and posh designer handbag.
It will make a very special gift for a special lady.  This figurine  is crafted using the art of needle felting.

Red Faux Leather Bow from Amy Wonderland

And speaking of Fashionistas – Wow! What a gorgeous bow from AmyWonderland!  And $5.00! You can stop by and pick from many different colors.

Glossy candy apple red faux leather fabric, stitched into a beautiful bow. Sewn by hand with loving care. The edges of the faux leather are resistant to fraying. Cruelty-free products were used to put your mind at ease. This bow has a lovely, glossy sheen finish.

Gray Cup Cozy

How about a cup cozy?  This will make a fabulous gift for everyone on your list.  $9.99 from socksandmittens.

This cute hand knit gray cup cozy is great to protect your fingers from the heat of a hot cup of tea or coffee. It is designed to fit a 9 oz mug or cup, about 3″ in diameter. It is stretchy and has a loop and a chocolate brown button to fit around your mug and through the handle.

Chapstick Holder Keychain with Jingle Bell

Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells….  And Lip Balm!  Fun and practical gift for the lady on the go.  A Chapstick Holder Keychain – $9.00 from Studio 3B.

This lip balm holder was made using white denim fabric and a red print cotton fabric, and has a key ring so that you can easily carry your keys on this, and features a Jingle Bell (that Jingles!) and a large lobster claw clasp so that you can also clip it and carry.  P.S. Lip Balm is included!

Route 66 Bangle Bracelet

Get your kicks on Route 66!  What a unique gift idea!  $16.95, from SAjolie.

This is such a beautiful charm bracelet which you can personalize by choosing the color of your Swarovski Birthstone charm.  Comes beautifully boxed.

Funny notebook

This is just too fun!  A notebook for you to write your list of things that you were right about!  Only $6.46 from Alfamarama.

Great stocking stuffer idea.  Original MOLESKINE® notebook upcycled with a hand screen printed sentence on the cover.
Individually hand printed with the sentence “my list of things I was right about”!

Multi-Colored Floral Cocktail Ring

Bring on the Bling!!  Very stunning multi- color floral cocktail ring.  $15.00 from victoriascharms.

You may need to gift yourself with this beauty.  This ring consists of a big silver flower button with 2 layers of rich colorful stones.
It measures approximately 1 3/4 inches.
It will fit any finger as it is attached to an adjustable silver plate ring base.

Children's personalized spoons

These are too precious.  Personalized spoons for children.  From RadArtaDesign – $15.00+

You can choose your favorite colors, and it can be personalized with your child’s name, nickname, favorite sports team, or school name.  The spoons are coated with polymer clay and baked at the appropriate temperature for hardness and lacquered with acrylic base for protection. It is safe for use and hand washable.

Bulldog in glasses zipper pouch

I hope you’re not having a sugar overload from all this sweet cuteness.  How about these zipper pouches from handjstarcreations? $12.50

This is such a cool zipper pouch with a cute bulldog in glasses, on a handsome piece of cotton canvas fabric, bright blue, teal blue, red or gold, your choice. So incredible for a piece of fabric!! So much fun! This sweet fabric pouch is so perfect for the dog lover in your life! What a great and unique gift this would make! Or keep for yourself.

This list was so fun to put together, but that’s not all we have to show you – Not by a long shot.

Here is a link to follow to our Team Page where I have requested that my team mate’s list their gift giving ideas that they have in their shops that are under $20.00

VISIT AFTERNOON TEA CHRISTMAS SHOPPING GUIDE LIST

I hope you enjoy looking through all the wonderful items that are listed and enjoy shopping in our Team Shops.

A Very Merry to you all!

Jfay, Studio 3B

3 Gears Glass and Gifts – Featured Shop!

The holiday shopping season is here, and this week’s featured shop is 3GearsGlassAndGifts!

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3GearsGlassAndGifts is filled with functional art glass for everyday life.

3GearsGlassAndGifts is owned and operated in Colorado by Reba. She has been a glass artist for over 20 years. She loves to teach and create. Her home based studio specializes in ready made glass art for every day use and enjoyment. Having a background that started with stained glass, Reba likes to incorporate many different types of techniques into her creations.

3GearsGlassAndGifts has a wide variety of useful housewares, along with one of a kind pieces. A lot of Reba’s ideas come from nature, and stunning sunsets and sunrises that she sees. Her best sellers are her mosaic soap dispensers. Her shop also offers lotion dispensers, stained glass, jewelry, fused glass soap dishes, fused glass bowls, fused spoon rests, fused glass art, mosaic wall art, mosaic tissue box covers, and fused candle screens. Reba adds new pieces all the time and welcomes custom orders!

Stop by 3GearsGlassAndGifts, stock up on gorgeous fused and mosaic glassware, and keep your eyes open for gifts for your loved ones! For promotions and updates, follow 3GearsGlassAndGifts at:
www.facebook.com/RebaAt3Gears
www.twitter.com/ThreeGearsGlass
www.pinterest.com/RebaAt3Gears/
www.instagram.com/ Reba3GearsGlass/

 

Written by: Amy Wonderland

Mickey and Chicken – Featured Shop

The holiday shopping season is here, and this week’s featured shop is MickeyAndChicken!

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MickeyAndChicken has a huge variety of versatile, affordable, accessible styles for busy women.

MickeyAndChicken is owned and operated in Denver by Janet. She is inspired by beautiful fabrics that feel amazing, gorgeous gemstones, and pearls that catch her eye. Her designs are simple and created to let the beauty of each piece of fabric or gemstone take center stage. The shop name “MickeyAndChicken” comes from Janet’s younger daughter; her two favorite accessories are her Mickey Mouse blanket and her “Chicks Rule” blanket. “These two blankets – which she affectionately refers to as ‘Mickey and Chicken’ make her feel happy, confident, cozy,” Janet says, “I hope my designs make you feel the same way.”

Janet’s shop is full of scarves, cardigans, ponchos, kimono shrugs, bags, totes, purses, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces. Each piece Janet creates for MickeyAndChicken is designed to be versatile and affordable so that every woman – no matter how busy she is – has easy access to a stylish, polished look. She works hard making every item unique, beautiful, durable, and fashionable.

Stop by MickeyAndChicken today, browse all the fabulous fashions, and stock up on affordable gifts for your loved ones, and while you’re at it, treat yourself too! For promotions, updates, and other fun stuff, follow MickeyAndChicken at
www.mickeyandchicken.etsy.com
www.twitter.com/JanetLondon
www.facebook.com/MickeyandChicken

Written by: Amy Wonderland

Beautiful Shades of Autumn

One of the spectacular things about Autumn is all the beautiful colors.

The beautiful colors in nature, the colors we love to dress in, the colors we love to decorate in, and surround ourselves in, during this very beautiful season.

And to further inspire you, here is a collection from our fabulous team that will tempt you, in beautiful shades of Autumn.

Fall Shopping Guide from the ATCT Etsy Team

From WellDressedCupcakesThanksgiving Gift Tags.  Perfect for entertaining this season.  They are great to use as hostess gift tags, place cards, and wine glass tags. Set of 6 – $3.00

From 3GearsGlassandGiftsMosaic Soap Dispenser.  This dispenser is like having a little piece of artwork next to your kitchen or bathroom sink or even displayed on a shelf. $25.95+

From handjstarcreationsBird Coin Purse.  This is such a cool pouch, made with Japanese Import cotton fabric which has a bird in brown on a taupe background. $12.50

Fall Shopping Guide from the ATCT Etsy Team

From Studio3BFall Floral Fabric Purse.  Gorgeous Bag in Plum, Burgundy and Amber Floral Print Fabric with White Denim. Comes complete with a key chain bag charm and accessory pouch. $44.00

From insoujewelry Violet Flowers Jewelry Set. This romantic necklace features violet Czech glass beads decorated with violet-lavender flowers(ombre),antique bronze leaves and charm. $60.00

From NancyEllenStudios White Linen Stuffed Pumpkin.  This pumpkin has a real pumpkin stem. It has tendrils of jute string, Spanish moss, and faux leaves that are orange and yellow. $20.00

Fall Shopping Guide from the ATCT Etsy Team

From RuseDreamVintage70’s Dobrila Chunky Knit Cardigan.  Absolutely stunning 70’s era cardigan sweater that is super chunky and warm. $120.00

From PrettyByrdDesignsMini Travel Journal. Here’s a perfect little journal to keep on hand as you experience your next adventure this Autumn! $4.25

From SarahsDesignJewelryMen’s Cufflinks.  Fine Craftmanship in Kyanite and 925 Solid Sterling Silver with a Vintage Filigree Pattern. $59.99

Thank you much for stopping by and we hope that you’ll visit our Etsy Team Page to check out all of the gorgeous Autumn items listed there.  Our Team consists of many wonderful shops owned and operated by very talented artists and artisans as well as vintage shop owners.  There is always something unique to be found!

Fall Shopping Guide – Beautiful Shades of Autumn

by Jfay, Studio 3B

Happy Halloween 2016

It’s so exciting when Halloween is near!

Happy Hauntings and Shopping from the ATCT Etsy Team!

We’ve gathered up some fun ideas for your Halloween this year.

Halloween Shopping from the ATCT Team

From SugarAndPaint –  Halloween Clothespins, Hand Painted and Magnetic – Use them anywhere for Halloween fun! – $30.00

From OfMiceAndElves – Tinkerbell Fairy Costume Apron for Children – $20.00+

From LegendsofDarkness – Candy Corn Leggings, designed and printed from their original photographs – $49.00

Halloween Shopping with the ATCT Etsy Team

From Wildyfraise – Halloween Dangle Earrings that glow in the dark!  Featuring Skulls and Tombstones – $14.95

From GreenbriarCreations – Halloween Fairy Garden Miniature Clothes on a Clothesline – $19.95

From Studio3B – Halloween Spider Necklace with Large Spider Pendant and Toggle Clasp – $15.00

Halloween Shopping from the ATCT Etsy Team

From FranciesFare – Vogue Paris Original Gown Pattern – Great to make your own costume! – $24.45

From zouzoudesign – Sugar Skull, Day of the Dead Ornament – $30.00

From AmyWonderland – Spider Web Fascinator Hat, in Dusty Rose with Black Lace – $25.00

Please be sure to stop by and visit all of our Team Shops for more Halloween Ideas and Goodies!

Jfay, Studio 3B