9 Responses to “I’m addicted”

  1. bettie August 5, 2007 at 5:57 PM #

    You evil temptress! I followed the Etsy link, and now I’m hooked. So many pretty things.

  2. Anne Douglas August 5, 2007 at 6:13 PM #

    Ahhh, so I shouldn’t let the boutique childrens clothing market out of the bag?

    I make one of a kind kids clothes, and womens handbags under the name honeybkids Sewing is supposed to be my ‘day job’, though writing is talking up more sewing time than I’d like. 🙂

    Believe me, it’s a slippery slope … you buy just one bag, then another, then one day you realise you have a wardrobe full of them.

  3. Alison Kent August 5, 2007 at 7:37 PM #

    Damn you!

  4. Melissa August 5, 2007 at 7:46 PM #

    Isn’t it addictive?

  5. Tamara August 5, 2007 at 8:25 PM #

    O thank you. I love handbag links. Here’s one you might like:


    It’s fun because you can mix and match fabrics to design your own bag and the fabrics are really pretty. I had one made and though it was a little expensive, it turned out very pretty and it was very well made.
    They also offer gift certificates, to give to your friends who already have everything. 🙂
    I sound like a spam ad, but it is a really cool site (with which I am in no way affiliated).

  6. Angie August 5, 2007 at 8:39 PM #

    Sweet baby Jesus, you people are killing me with these extra sites. At least I can maybe afford Etsy, lol.

    Anne, it looks like you make beautiful things. If Brianna wasn’t such a tomboy, I’d even consider an outfit, but since she can’t seem to keep anything clean (even the daycare commented on how dirty she always is, even two minutes after they wipe her down, lol) it doesn’t really seem prudent to order such nice things for her 😉

    Tamara, you can’t hear me but I’m cursing your name because that site could be very dangerous for me!

  7. Lesley Speller August 5, 2007 at 10:01 PM #

    That Etsy site is fabulous, but I am now totally lusting after the Armitage bag on OneyBags!!!

  8. Tamara August 6, 2007 at 12:03 AM #

    Hard workers (who work on weekends, no less) must have treats now and then. And a handbag’s a necessary item, especially when you have children. If you ever order from Oney, be sure you get some swatches first; it’s easier to tell if you like a fabric in person than online.
    Oh, and two more gorgeous handbag sites, if you like handmade and vintage styles:



    Vintage fabric and buttons, which I love. I bought the silver large hobo from Old Bagzz and it’s such a nice purse, I hate to use it much because I don’t want to wear it out. I love fabric bags; they have so much more personality than leather bags.

    If you’re looking for more, there’s always the big list…. (g) It’s fun to just browse.


  9. Anne Douglas August 6, 2007 at 11:03 AM #

    Angie – I only have a boy, no girls around here for me to dress up 🙁 And kiddo’s refuses to wear anything remotely ‘made by mum’ – I think it goes back to when he was 1.5 and I made him wear a dress so I could take photos … scarred him for life apparently :sigh: he won’t wear anything I make him now, we shop at the great boutiques of Target and Old Navy, lol.

    I really must change my about me page – most of my stuff is very tomboy friendly – I make it that way cause all the little girls I know PLAY, not sit inside playing dollies. I’ll have to hit some customers up for some new pictures :doglick:

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