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As seen on etsy..

Yes ladies and gents, its Etsy Tuesday. You know, I really do love the creativity of the crafters on etsy – they find the most wondrous vintagewares and turn the ordinary everyday objects into something extraordinary. Which takes me to today’s round up. What’s more ordinary than a tea-towel? We don’t give them much love – just wipe things dry and toss them aside..We work so hard to create nice homes, shouldn’t our textiles reflect that too? I give you the etsy round up..

Set of 2 Bear Tea Towels

Set of 2 Bear Tea Towels
These outlined bears are so adorable. The last few years we have seen a greater appreciation for illustrative design and this is a nice application of it. Simple, creative and interesting – oh and in a variety of colours: raspberry, tangerine, fern, aquamarine and stone gray (which i’m lovin’). Priced at $18 for two – it’s a steal. Check it out at Humble Collections etsy store.

Borrowed Spoons tea towel in stone

Borrowed Spoons tea towel in stone
The artist called this design “Borrowed Spoons” because it’s inspired by her own spoon collection, as well as by photos of spoons taken by her blog friends Lena Corwin, Kelly Cooper-Kordylewski and Lisa Congdon.
Screenprinted on a natural hopsack teatowel using waterbased ink. This colourway is a cool stone grey. If that wasn’t enough, she is donating $1 from each purchase to a charity called the Peninsula Schools Feeding Association (www.psfa.org.za)…
Available at skinnylaminx.

TAPE RECORDER Natural flour sack towels

TAPE RECORDER Natural flour sack towels
Hot off the screenPress!!!! This towel kicks it old skool with a tape deck design. Made with waterbased inks these are more than just tea towels, check this out directly from the crafters mouth..err…listing “They make superb dusting cloths and have many culinary uses. You can use them for dehydrating, straining cloths for stocks and sauces, poaching, cheese making, pastry, proofing bread and microwave cooking, and they keep salads fresh for hours. You get two of these lovlies for $23 from Slow Shirts.

Tea Towel - Asparagus on Natural Linen

Tea Towel – Asparagus on Natural Linen
I like Asparagus’ – very yum in a veggie medley and on a tea-towel? Very illustrative-chic. I love that these are not your typical white tea towels, rather the crafter has opted for 100% natural linen. Nice – and hand sewn to boot Pawling is selling this gem for a mere $20 a pop.

Mr. Darcy Proposal Dish Towel

Mr. Darcy Proposal Dish Towel
The girl in me wouldn’t forgive me for not showing you the “Mr. Darcy Proposal Dish Towel”. Silk screened onto flour sacks by the crafters hubby (awwww), these are only $11…so why not treat yourself? You will smile every time you do the dishes and think of Matthew McFadyen, (my favourite Darcy..swoon) – now there’s a first! Available at Brookish’ store.

images courtesy of the respective etsy stores mentioned


2 Responses

  1. Oh dear me! I think I need a set of those Mr. Darcy tea towels stat! LOL. Very cute items. All these pots and things make me wish I had my own place again so I can decorate too! 😀 You find the neatest stuff!

    • Hey you! What are you doing up so late!! No work in the am? When u get a new place i will gift u something neat!!


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