Thursday, April 7, 2011

Sneak Surprises

I wasn't going to introduce my new Etsy shop until April 15, when I roll out my new spring apron and... vintage slip dresses! collections. :) But today The Handmade Movement noticed that I've been quietly adding sweet things to the shop and picked me for their infamous Sneak Attack. Then one of my favorite new shop items was featured in the Etsy Treasury Set "For Book Lovers". Wow!

That was surprising and thrilling!

So... today, Friday, my birthday, I pre-introduce you to my brand new shop, Balm and Honey. The phrase Balm and Honey is from the Biblical Old Testament- Genesis 43:11- and thrills my heart each time I read it. What you see in my shop, then, is a just a few of the little things that add a little balm and a little honey to my life and home. I'm honored to share them with you.

April 15 is still the official opening day of the shop- the cat got out of that handmade bag a little too soon!- and I look forward to the handmade aprons, slip dresses, organic soaps, and wunderful goodies you'll find there.
Welcome to my new little place online! -Brin

13 comments:

Adrienne said...

Happy birthday, Brin. And congratulations on your new shop. I sneaked over for a peek and I will be back again often. Can't wait to see what wonder things you have to sell there. Oh, and I love the name of your shop!
~Adrienne~

China said...

YAY, YAY, YAY! I have been wondering when you might open up again!

Immigrant Daughter said...

Happy Birthday and congratulations on your new shop it sounds wonderful. HAVE A Blessed Year;

vintage girl at heart said...

Happy Birthday!
~Off to check out your shop"s debut!

rachel said...

Happy Birthday!
And congratulations on the shop...(so sad you're not taking international orders though!)
r xx

Narayan Pillai said...

Happy Birthday! Congrats on your new shop. I like the name as well and even the artwork with your shop name very beautiful. Wishing you all the success in your venture!

Sue@CountryPleasures said...

Happy birthday to you and your new shop! Love the name!

Susan said...

Beautiful branding Brin ;-)
but that's not at all a surprise
Can't wait to see more of your treasures. xo Susan & les Gang

Rebecca said...

Happy Birthday Brin!

This post is so awesome because just yesterday, while reading some of your posts of late, I started wondering about your Etsy shop. I remembered the apron and the little knitted hand clothes I've ordered from you in the past when you had the Freeman House shop. I wondered whatever became of your Etsy work. I'm excited to see that you're doing it again. Can't wait to take a look at it.

I hope your birthday is filled with blessings and joy.

cheryl said...

Happy Birthday Brin! May the year ahead bring your wishes to you!

Athena said...

Oh YAY!! I LOVE slip dresses for the summer, so light and comfy! Oh dooo please make some slip dresses that fit us ladies with curves and c cups and such, I can only find slip style dresses made for super skinny ladies with A or B cup sizes and it's not fair :). I would totally buy one or two!! :D Congrats!

Stickhorsecowgirls said...

Can't wait to see what is in your shop! Belated birthday blessings!

Alena said...

Happy birthday! :) I can't wait to see your new shop - I joined your fanclub *wink* after the old one closed and was devistated when I figured that out. Congrats, and can barely wait for my next paycheck to bring home my first of your beautiful things! :)