Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Etsy Feedback

It always makes me feel good when I check my shop and see that a buyer has left positive feedback.

Today when I logged in, I found that one buyer, who also happens to be a seller herself--Rachel, from Sweet Briar Rose, whose shop can be found here--wrote to thank me for a vintage Columbia scale I sold her (really the best I've found so far--sometimes you have pangs of "why did I sell that?!"):

Friday, August 10, 2012

An Etsy International Friendship Part 2

Last March I wrote about how an Etsy purchase turned into an international friendship--if you click here you can read it.

The short version of the story is that another Etsy seller, who lives in Indonesia, purchased a bunch of wooden spools with thread from me that had belonged to my mother. During the course of  Etsy "convos" back and forth, Henny Augustien--who lives with her family in Semarang, a coastal city on northern Java Island, Indonesia and has an Etsy shop called HennySeashell--shared some of her life and I shared some of mine and we found we had lots in common. That's how our "international friendship" was born.

Recently I saw a beautiful pillow cover in Henny's  shop: