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What Lies Beneath‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to buy sexy underwear either for yourself or a special somebody. Here’s an inventory of gifts that keep on giving. Enjoy!

Kelly lingerie set. Criss cross bralette and high waist knickers. made to order Old Timey Organic Mini Bloomers (hemp and organic cotton) mesh stockings with garter belt and lace trim - SEA GLASS - ready to ship White Chiffon Sleep Boxer/style YURI (made to order)
fine wool Mens briefs CUSTOMIZE YOUR PAIR MELODY / Organic cotton bralette / Ready to ship Organic cotton Bralette and  shorty Bloomer set with lace up back- custom bra underwear to your size/ measurements Antique Lace trimmed silk negligee
Green Bamboo/Cotton and Lace Camisole - 'Amaryllis' Style Custom Fit Made To Order Womens Lingerie Sale 20% off Lingerie set- Boxer shorts / panties      Lingerie / Underwear Made to Order Comfortable lingerie set. Lilac / Plum sheer soft bra with panties. Cashmere playsuit - one piece lingerie
Stacy Eco friendly Lingerie slip - Bamboo viscose & Organic cotton jersey - Underlayer sleepwear / XS, S, M, L, XL, Custom sizing Pin Up Lingerie Garterbelt Sewing Pattern Ohhh Lulu 1314 Greta High Waist Garter Belt  PDF Instant Download Bralette - Organic Cotton Underwear - Soft Cup Bra - Lingerie - Yoga Bra - Gray Bralette Organic Cotton Boyshorts

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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My husband is the world’s sweetest, most capable plumber. This past year he had the opportunity to switch from running his 30-person plumbing and heating company, logging at least 60hrs weekly in winter, to working on his own. While he is getting used to this change, the kids and I are crazy about having him around a whole lot more. We get to spend weekends together, there’s more time in my studio and the girls love having afternoons with their dad.

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This morning we awoke to -4F.   Saturday family breakfast, layered up and skied loop with dogs, fed and watered chickens, and cleaned kitchen, all before our friends came visiting. Four kids inside all afternoon was super fun and full of action. Moms chatted, talked about marketing and business, and wiped snotty noses. Working with friends brings balance to my shortage of hang time with girlfriends while accomplishing goals. Berkshire Livin’ is the finest.

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Black & White‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Preparing a silk screen is like making a stencil on a fine mesh. Areas are blocked out, then ink is forced though the screen, except for the blocked areas. Once you’ve created a screen, you can print on virtually anything.

Witch House Screen Print T Shirt 12 x 12 Alex Morgan, Abby Wambach Screenprint on Canvas Cactus Pouch - Soft Leather Hand Pulled Screen Print "La Mujer del Agua"
Cali Jet Black - Hand screen printed Eco cushions 40cm x 40cm Cause in s aky full of stars I think I see you shirt- screen print wing tshirt with glitter stars Metal Gear Solid Alert Hand Pulled Limited Edition Screen Print Whip It - Screen Printed Cotton Flour Sack Kitchen Tea Towel - Whisk - Hostess Wedding Housewarming Gift
Astute Fashion Silk Screen Print Pillow Cushion GEOFOX screen printing 32x21cm Believe In Magic screen print, Chatty Nora, Roald Dahl Quote, typographic print, typographic art, Hand Screen Printed Onesie- Hipster Owl design
black & white Linen Purse, tobacco pouch, coins purse, feather print, screen print, unisex. Marble Speckled Wrapping Paper Let's go back to my place...CARD Scandinavian Jen and Joe screen printed Jane Foster plush toys  - retro modern geometric fabric

 

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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For The Birds‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

The geese have flown south, the chicken and ducks’ laying is down and you’ve harvested the turkeys. Some of you are inside next to a warm fire ordering your seeds and chicks for the coming spring. Let these images to tided you over until then.

CANADA GOOSE Watercolor Print by Dean Crouser Baby Duck Photo, Farmhouse Decor, Bird Photo, Beige, Pale Yellow, Cream, Rustic Wall Decor, Farm Decor, Baby Chic, Fine Art Photography Watercolor CHICKEN Print, rustic, farmhouse decor, 8x10 print, ready to frame, chicken decor, watercolour Wood Duck Nesting Box / House
duck photograph nature photography bird photo fine art brown blue original etching of a mother goose and gosling Farm Salvage Poultry Waterer Rusted Farm Art Rustic Yard Art Chicken  Watercolor Print, Print, Children's Wall, Art Home Decor, animal watercolor, watercolor painting, Chicken poster
The Coop Reclaimed Wood Chicken Coop Sign 3 Chicken Treats and Cookies, pet food, wildbird seed, organic pet treats, chicken coop, chicken feeder WILD TURKEY Watercolor Painting Art Print Signed by Artist DJ Rogers Goose Greeting Card
Egg Labels, Personalized Egg Carton Label, Food Label Packaging, Customized Label, Chicken Coop, Backyard Chickens, 2.5" x 4.25" Watercolor Painting - Turkey Painting - Watercolor Turkey - 8 by 10 print - Archival Print, Home Decor, Nature Art BLADE RUNNER - Origami Chicken Prop (1:1 Scale) Chicken Coop Plans and Step by Step Videos and an ebook with all instructions

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy!
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Word‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

There have been many inspiring leaders over the years. They come in times of unrest as a beacon, showing us that the true measure of strength is gentility, and there is no greater measure of power than peace.

MLK Photo Magnet - Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere Large 2.25 inch Martin Luther King Fridge Magnet Vinyl Wall Decal Sticker Art - Quote by Harriet Tubman - Every Dreamer - large wall mural Kindness is my Religion Typography Digital Print - Dalai Lama Quote - Be Kind - Violet Purple Plum - Home Decor Quote by Rachel Carson written in calligraphy (Italic) on hand decorated paper with cancelled stamps.
Nelson Mandela Education Quote Change the World on Vintage Upcycled Recycled Dictionary Art Print Book Art Print ROSA PARKS Quote Hand Typed Quote Made with Vintage Typewriter Rosa Parks Quote The Future Belongs to Those Who Believe in the Beauty of Their Dreams, Elanor Roosevelt Quote, Original Hand Painted Art Print Abraham Lincoln Quote Poster - Create Your Future  - Black and white vintage Inspirational Print
Enlightenment Quote When you accept yourself, the whole world accepts you."  Lao Tzu Motivational quote Gloria Steinem quote - letterpress poster - The Truth Will Set You Free If You Are Neutral In Situations Of Injustice ... - 5" x 7" Motivational journal, inspirational journal, journal, notebook, diary, scrapbook 12 Change the world cards - featuring a quote by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai. Illustrated with original artwork- set of 12.
Maya Angelou quote- "how people make you feel" People are often unreasonable illogical and self centered forgive them anyway... Mother Theresa quote wood sign Gandhi Be the Change You want to see in the World Raw Art Letterpress typography poster Martin Luther King Jr Quote - Our LIves Begin To End The Day We Become Silent About Things That Matter - MLK Quote - Dictionary Art Print

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy

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Pins & Needles‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

It’s amazing what one can create with a needle and thread. There’s something for everyone – from clothing to art, the projects are limitless. If you’re not inclined to make your own fiber arts, there’s plenty to choose from right here.

Cotton bag with hand sewn applications - Underwater World - Unique Item Soft Doll PATTERN, PDF email pattern, Softie, Soft Toy, Cloth Doll Pattern, Rag Doll Pattern, Ragdoll, e pattern Do You Suppose She's A Wildflower? Whimsical Embroidery Hoop Art - Wall Hanging - Alice in Wonderland Quote - Lewis Carroll Black lace bracelet, tatted bracelet, black bracelet with beads, wide bracelet, statement bracelet, cuff bracelet,  tatting jewelry.
Cross stitch Pattern PDF. Instant download. Chemistry Lab. Includes easy beginners instructions. Mini Yo Yo Quilt Layer Hand Sewn Spring Florals Pink Mint Blue Green White Navy Photography Prop  Custom Made by Bliss Studios 4 O'Clock Yellow Felt Watch Alphabet Sampler, Blue, Cross Stitch Pattern, PDF file
Embroidery Art: 'Audrey' 4x4inch Modern Stitching Custom Wedding Floral Embroidery Hoop -Bridal / Anniversary Plush Fox Recycled Sweater Cashmere Merino Wool embroidery kit // Paloma the pink sheep - hand embroidery kit
Astrological Hand with Aura Embroidery Art // Astrology Palm Reading Needlecraft // Palmistry Spiritual Hoop Art Tatting Lace Embellished Top,Crocheted Embellishments Tank  size medium to large tank Trees & Flowers of Tudor England Crab Apple Hand-painted Needlepoint Canvas Tatted rose ring made in Italy | tatting lace rose ring | wedding jewelry ring | christmas gift

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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Green Slate‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

The New Year is upon us, singling a fresh start. Time to make plans and goals for the coming year. Time to dream big. Time to cleanse and renew.

 

Set of Four Upcycled Flower Boxes/Metal Boxes/Succulent Box/Sage Green/Organization/Industrial Decor/Planters Seaweed pendant / Rectangular antique bronze necklace / Ocean pendant / Mermaid jewelry / Botanical jewelry / Christmas gift / FREE SHIPPING Pine tree photograph, winter, green, christmas tree, rustic, woodland, branches, still life print, winter decor, fine art print, 8x10 photo, Natural Christmas Ornaments, Pea Decorations, Rustic All Natural Eco Friendly Garden Holiday Decor, Green 3
Lotus leaf home decor flat pillow. For bedroom, lounge room, theatre room, nursery room. Herb Drying Rack Wood Kitchen Rack Magic Wooden Cubes VLADIMIR & KAZIMIR extended Wooden coaster - Elm wood - Wood slice coaster - Rustic coaster Watercolor Painting - Original Painting - Tree Branch - Pine Tree - Green - Minimalist - Nature - Modern Art
Daisy ring in sterling silver with gold plating -  flower ring - summer jewelry - promise ring - romantic jewelry for her Labradorite Ring. Sterling Silver. Made to Order in any Size. Statement Ring. Valentine's Day Ring. Nature photography - gray blue - sage green - neutral plant nature print - Olive botanical wall art - fine art photography  "Olive Branches" raku pottery bowl light blue and metallic dripping
Country Chic Crochet Lace Doily, Cozy Home Decor, Frosty Green & Cream Aqua Barn Fine Art Photography Mint Green Farmhouse Farm Country Rustic Vintage Home Decor Wall Art Ready to Frame Dancing in the Orchard Dress Girls Size T4 Girl  with a Berry original drawing figurative portrait

 

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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Angels‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Whether you’re a spiritual person or not, it’s comforting to think that there are angels watching over us, protecting and guiding us. This treasury celebrates the idea that there are angels – ethereal or corporeal – looking out for us.

White ornate angel wings wall decor shabby cottage inspired distressed accents of gold decorative home decor anita spero Rusty Finish Metal Garden Art Angel Yard Stake with Dove MTO Little Stained Glass Angel Suncatcher in Wispy Pewter Gray -  FREE Shipping in the USA ORIGINAL Angel Art Oil Painting Golden ANGEL Comfort from Vision of Angels Series 30x24 by BenWill
Angel Pillow - Throw Pillow Mexican Folk Art by Heather Galler Angel Art Photography, Celestial Angel Art, Ethereal Spiritual Angel Art Print, Dreamy Angel Art Photograph, Surreal Angel Art Fantasy Print New Painting - African American Angle - Praying Angle -  Christmas Angle - 12 x 18 - Comes in standard poster frame tilda Christmas angel. Winter angel. Christmas doll. Handmade doll. Interior textile doll. Christmas gift
Copper flame painted trumpeting angel Christmas ornament cemetery angels, angel photography,ethereal art, spiritual, abstract, wall art, celestial art,layered impressions Tall Folk Art Angel Painting With Bird Scrapbook Paper Dress On Recycled Door Outsider Art - Colorful Art - Colorful Angel - Black Angel - Figurative Art - Funky Angel Painting - Contemporary Angel - Mixed Media Angel

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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Simplify‘ by Becca Strout for Crispina ffrench

Living in a Tiny House make one more conscience of how you fill your home. Space is at a minimum so you have to be creative with your storage solutions. Here are a few excellent items to help you get organized.

 

Antique Letterpress Drawer Large Typeset Tray Wood Display Compartments For Printer Stamps Wall Hanging Industrial Home Decor Blue Faceted Ceramic Hanging Planter with Drainage Plate. Succulent Hanging Planter. Cactus Hanging Planter, Air Plant Planter-Made To Order Handcrafted Nesting Tables! toilet paper holder "Rollland" toilet tissue holder storage for toilet paper storage solution for bathroom 2 rolls in a row
Magnetic Knife Holder Bar with Vintage Green Glass - Refrigerator Mount BAKING SPICES, magnetic spice rack, spice kit,  DESSERT  spices, for mom, kitchen storage, spice storage, spice rack, spice jars. Set of 3 hanging baskets - toys organizer - felted wool baskets from natural beige wool with red and yellow strings Jewelry Box with ring storage
Floating shelf,  wine glass holder , wine  storage, liquor shelf, CROCHET STORAGE PATTERN, Crochet Basket Pattern, Storage Basket, Crochet Storage, Crochet Home Decor, Crochet Pattern - The Storage Handler Ultimate Kitchen Storage Under Cabinet Spice Rack Organizer Save Big Use Code: BUY2SAVE10 Washable Kraft Paper Storage Bag - Ideal for anything you need to store!
Storage Shelves - Honeycomb Shelving - Wood Floating Hexagon Shelves - Children's Furniture - Eco-Friendly Toy Storage - Large 5 shelf set Mason Jar Storage Xmas Sale to DEC.16 Collapsible Wood Basket in Solid Red Oak wall storage pocket, Versatile multipurpose pocket, Wall hanging planter, wall organizer storage | Dark gray  | 6 patterns | Single

 

Every week we gather a handful of treasures around a theme, from Etsy - an online marketplace featuring handmade wares, vintage items, and supplies for making. Weekly treasuries are normally featured here on Mondays.  You can click on the images above and be taken to a place on Etsy where there is more information about and pictures of that item. Crispina’s online shop is located on Etsy along with a whole ton (like over 800,000) of other handmakers, vintage resellers and material retailers. If you have a minute, leave a comment – it is always so nice to hear from you and build community right here in cyberspace!  Join us in supporting Handmade, Recycled, Organic, and Locally Produced wares for living. Enjoy
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