Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!

The first-ever Etsy Design Awards celebrate the work of extraordinary creatives from around the world. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists spotlights a few favorite makers and the inspiring fruits of their labors!

Handmade flower press by Studio Karamelo on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Studio KARAMELO…certainly inspiring indeed. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Discover creative handcrafted gifts to give and receive as well as inspiration for your own DIYs!

While the award winners will be chosen from an international expert panel of judges and announced next month, I’m thinking we can put our own curation skills to the test with these lovely favorites.

Are you in???? Meet me at the finish line to let me know your favs!

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Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: A Few Favorites

Earth-Friendly & Oh So Lovely

Fall in love with Pepita Calabaza’s handmade organic stuffed doll with the most darling clothing and demeanor!

Darling stuffed bunny doll is handmade and organic by Pepita Calabaza on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
PepitaCalabaza on Etsy…certainly charming indeed.

Slumbering bunnies are hard to beat, but awakened joyful monkeys sewn with love and a smiley face mouth…oh, goodness…you are winning my vote, Pepita Calabaza!!!!

Whimsical and delightful organic stuffed handmade monkey doll by Pepita Calabaza on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Handmade organic cotton monkey doll, PepitaCalabaza on Etsy…certainly whimsical indeed. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Discover creative handcrafted gifts to give and receive as well as inspiration for your own DIYs!

UK finalist TWOMEshop on Etsy creates these beautiful, cross-back, linen Japanese aprons by first hand-dying the fabric in Hampshire England.

Beautiful and useful, this hand-dyed linen Japanese apron with cross back is handmade in the UK by TWOMEshop. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
TWOMEshop on Etsy…certainly practical and beautiful indeed.

This finalist also offers her hand-dyed fabrics to photographers and stylists, longing for naturally made textiles to elevate their vignettes and flatlays.

Inspiring Styling With TWOMEshop Creations

Stylish flatlay with pink berries by HappyVerde.
HappyVerde and TWOMEshop…certainly a charming collaboration indeed.
Stylish layer cake by SalviaLimone.
SalviaLimone and TWOMEshop….certainly unique styling indeed.
Stylish flatlay with rhubarb by Twigg Studios.
Twiggstudios and TWOMEshop…certainly dramatic indeed.

Creative Collaborations: So Much Eye Candy!

Etsy Award finalist AnimalAristocrats creates handmade digital Renaissance pet portraits to royally thrill their pet loving following even as they preserve precious memories.

Whimsical and humorous, formal dog painting by Etsy Awards Finalist Animal Aristocrats Renaissance Pet Portrait. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Renaissance Pet Portrait, AnimalAristocrats on Etsy…certainly whimsical indeed. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Discover creative handcrafted gifts to give and receive as well as inspiration for your own DIYs!

How does the process of commissioning a portrait of your pet work? Before going to work in photoshop, Animal Aristocrats asks you to send high resolution photos of your pet to decide on the best shot for the final portrait.

Whimsical and humorous, formal dog painting by Etsy Awards Finalist Animal Aristocrats Renaissance Pet Portrait. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Renaissance Pet Portrait, AnimalAristocrats on Etsy…certainly heartwarming indeed.

You’ll also work together in determining your pet’s specific quirks and personality details to capture an authentic furry fantasy to honor their belovedness!

Whimsical and humorous, formal dog painting by Etsy Awards Finalist Animal Aristocrats Renaissance Pet Portrait. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Renaissance Pet Portrait, AnimalAristocrats on Etsy…certainly charming indeed. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Discover creative handcrafted gifts to give and receive as well as inspiration for your own DIYs!

Personality Plus Pet Portraits

How handsome!

Whimsical and humorous, formal dog painting by Etsy Awards Finalist Animal Aristocrats Renaissance Pet Portrait. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Renaissance Pet Portrait, AnimalAristocrats on Etsy…certainly regal indeed!
Whimsical and humorous, formal dog painting by Etsy Awards Finalist Animal Aristocrats Renaissance Pet Portrait. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Renaissance Pet Portrait, AnimalAristocrats on Etsy…certainly darling indeed. Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Discover creative handcrafted gifts to give and receive as well as inspiration for your own DIYs!

Personalized Messages Inside

Unique, personalized, and a treasured keepsake, these handmade clutches printed with a message inside FROM YOU is a heartwarming gift for a 50th birthday, an anniversary, a bride, or just because.

Lovely personalized message printed on the lining of a handcrafted Italian leather clutch bag by Fontem. Come discover Handmade Decor and Unique Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Fontem on Etsy…certainly unique indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Etsy Award finalist Fontem creates these beauties from fine Italian leather.

Beautiful handcrafted leather cluth with personalized message inside on the lining, Fontem. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
Fontem on Etsy…certainly beautiful indeed.

Inventive Decor Creators Shine

How sweet and nostalgic are these wee clay handpainted houses from finalist Maisie Parks Designs?

Petite handpainted house by Maisie Parkes Design on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
MaisieParkesDesign on Etsy..certainly darling indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Imagine a collection from Maisie Parkes Design on a window sill or in a child’s room.

Sweet little handpainted clay cottages by Maisie Parkes Design on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
MaisieParkesDesign on Etsy…certainly enchanting indeed.
Adorable little handpainted clay houses by Maisie Parkes Design on Etsy. Come discover Handmade Decor & One of a Kind Finds from Etsy Award Finalists: Hello, Lovely Makers!
MaisieParkesDesign on Etsy…certainly lovely indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Swing Into Stylish Storage

It’s easy to see how the trapeze-like ceiling mounted hanging clothes rack by Kroft Studio caught the judges’ attention.

What a breezy and minimal alternative storage solution.

Hanging Clothes Rack  Ceiling Mounted Hanging Clothes Rack by Kroft Studio on Etsy. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
KroftStudio on Etsy…certainly inventive indeed.

Inspired by nature, rustic black pottery from Wurzel Welt Raum brings an organic edginess to modern tablescapes, and this maker brings us a taste of cozy autumn wonder to come.

Organic, edgy, and inspired by nature handmade pottery in black for a striking fall and winter tablescape. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
WurzelWeltRaum on Etsy..certainly unique indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

I love the Crafts Manhattan concrete side table with its rugged statement with feminine curves, and I am betting this inventive piece woos the judges as well.

Handmade concrete side table Crafts Manhattan on Etsy. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
CraftsManhattan on Etsy…certainly chic indeed.
Crafts Manhattan on Etsy. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
CraftsManhattan on Etsy…certainly unusual indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Signature Style Standouts

Linen lovers rejoice with Lauren Winter Co’s timeless and stunning collection on Etsy

Stunning blue linen dress by Lauren Winter. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
LaurenWinterCo on Etsy…certainly stylish indeed.

Ooh, la la, I would wear every single piece from this award nominee!

Classic wrap style top by with long sleeves by Lauren Winter. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
LaurenWinterCo on Etsy..certainly timeless indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

The natural linen is calling my name!

Breezy and beautiful linen jumper by Lauren Winter. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
LaurenWinterCo on Etsy…certainly lovely indeed.

Find more lovely Etsy sources for beautiful finds to wear in this fashion over 50 story.

Charming & French

Handmade pouches for your makeup, meds, and mini bits, anyone?

Beautiful handmade pouch with stripes and star by Madame Gustave Couture on Etsy. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
MadameGustaveCouture on Etsy..certainly a perfect gift indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

These pretty pouch cuties from award finalist, Madame Gustave Couture caught my eye!

A stunning design for a handmade fabric pouch with artful style by Madame Gustave Couture. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
MadameGustaveCouture on Etsy…certainly darling indeed.

Modern Chic

Awards finalist illo Leather creates well-made stylish bags, clutches, and accessories that may be customized in a color to your liking.

Minimal leather handmade cluth by illo Leather. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
illoLeather on Etsy..certainly well-made indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

So sophisticated, simple, and chic.

Handmade leather bag by illo Leather. A few favorite Finalists for the Etsy Awards are spotlighted in this story with inspiring photos on Hello Lovely.
illoLeather on Etsy…certainly chic indeed.

Festive Celebrations: Rocking Romance!

Handmade leather ballet flats from The White Ribbon may be designed for brides to be, but blogging fairies and followers can be smitten by The White Ribbon too!

Only the prettiest blush pink nude shade of lovely on these handmade leather ballet flats from The White Ribbon on Etsy.
Handmade Blush Pink Leather Ballet Flats from theWhiteRibbon on Etsy…certainly beautiful indeed.

Ya know?

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theWhiteRibbon on Etsy..certainly romantic indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Oh, what dreams may come on a wedding day in these!

Glorious and handmade leather ballet flats from The White Ribbon on Etsy.
Photo: theWhiteRibbon on Etsy…certainly perfect for a bride indeed.

Did I mention metallic?

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theWhiteRibbon on Etsy..certainly charming indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.

Speaking of weddings, did you read my ditty about what to wear as well as decor inspo for a wedding shower? A must have treat served at my nephew’s recent wedding shower was French macarons, and I’m always seeking tips for perfecting my own recipe…check out this tutorial:

Lovely & Handmade Creations

There’s also romance blooming in lovely handmade creations to wear and give from awards finalist Foe and Dear…Hello, Lovely!

Eclipse ring by FoeandDear on Etsy.
Eclipse Ring from FoeandDear on Etsy…certainly friendly-priced indeed.
Beautiful moonstone stud earrings by FoeandDear on Etsy.
Moonstone Studs by FoeandDear on Etsy..certainly lovely indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.
Romantic handmade necklace on a model with wavy red long hair - Foe and Dear.
Necklace by FoeandDear on Etsy…certainly beautifully designed indeed.

One More Earth Friendly Fav!

One glance at this herbarium lovely flower press from Studio Karamelo, and you’ll recognize the beauty blossoming for the judges at Etsy.

Flower press by STUDIO KARAMELO on Etsy.
STUDIOKARAMELO on Etsy…certainly darling indeed. Photos of decidedly creative decor and gifts from talented Etsy makers who are award finalists in 2019.
Beautiful herbarium, flower press by Studio Karamelo on Etsy.
STUDIOKARAMELO on Etsy…certainly inspiring indeed!

Peace to you right where you are.

-michele

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