Saturday, September 10, 2011

ACEO watercolor

Come check out my ACEO watercolors on ebay This one is going in 2 days

Thursday, September 8, 2011

ACEO original watercolor

17 minutes left to bid on this ACEO watercolor

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rainbow over Ireland
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Monday, August 15, 2011

artsnow vs zazzle

So i decided to save a few bucks and bought some greeting cards that I created on artsnow.  I thought, "what the heck, much cheaper and I'm sure there pretty much the same thing".  I figured I could sell them on my crafts site.

Boy was I wrong.  The color stinks, the paper stinks.  Compared to the zazzle cards, there is no comparison.  I will not be selling them, maybe Ill use them for a 'thank you' note, but other then that, they were pretty much trashed.  My printer could of actually done a better job, at least the colors would of been closer (I tried)

At least I didnt spend a lot, but I wont be buying my cards at artsnow.

So, just a heads up when people think that at least the cards are too much money, as the old saying goes, 'you get what you pay for'

ebid rocks

 Im at it again.  Instead of feebay, ive decided to try ebid.  I love the look of the site and the folks there are so nice.  You should read some of the ebay forums.  Some people are just right down nasty. 

I could be missing something, but I just dont know why when someone asks a question, some people just say the meanest things and then laugh.

So far i have no witness this on ebid.  So im hoping for the best.

here is my ebid store. 

let me know what you think.

Friday, August 12, 2011

wow, a whole buck twenty

 So as most know, I started on ebay.  Ive been listing my products and selling quite a few of them.

So im buying boxes, bubble wrap, tape, and driving to the post office and shipping away.

Well, I decided to sit down and do the math to try to figure out with the fees of ebay, the fees from paypal, the fees for shipping and the shipping supplies.

Guess what folks, I made $

I almost fell off my chair laughing.  I am too nervous to figure out how much the gas was to go to the post office quite a few times because I know my 1.20 will slowly disappear.

So, know what?

I am amazed that some people sell stuff for .99, how in the world do they make any money.

So, I think I have to higher my prices.  Which stinks but I refuse to do all that work for a mere 1.20.



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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

what is this?

How weird is this. I got an email by someone telling me my pics are gone and they are replaced by this.

I have no idea what this is.  I tried to contact blogger but I have no idea how.  So if anyone out there in blogger world can help me figure this out. I would appreciate it.

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Thursday, August 4, 2011


Ebay seems to be the place to sell for me. I have a zibbett/ bonanaza/ etsy/ bythese hands accounts and I list a few items on ebay.

So far, the only place I am selling is ebay. Im fine with that, but the fees are a lot, so I have to adjust everything.

Anyway, sold another item on ebay.

This cute little prim girl holding a crow. She is made out of resin and she's a  little thing.  Only standing at
4 1/2". 

You got to admit she's a cutie.

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Vintage Stamp Cat

You got to cehck out all thee Vintage stamp note cards. I love them and want them all!!!!!

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Prim Tin Rusty Tart Candle Holder

Primitive Tin Punch Star Rusty Tin Tart Candle Holder has a star tin punch design on the sides.

Candle Holder has an attached rusty tin metal tart tray bottom. T

this rusty tin votive candle holder would work for your country primitive home decor or other craft projects.

these are perfect to give just the right touch to a prim country look.

* Size: 2-1/4" wide (at top)x 3-1/2" wide (tart bottom width) x 3" overall height

Materials Used


ha ha ha, some candle holder huh? here is the candle holder

country flower

Fun country burlap flower magnets.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Primitive apple mug

Primitive apple mug with the words 'you are the apple of my eye' on it with a cut apple on a green country background. Really brings in the fall feel. Perfect for the country decor/

Primitive Resin Holiday Ornament


Item Description
Primitive Resin Holiday Ornament.
Rustic looking ornament of a Sack with Snowman

These fun resin ornaments were made using a mold with the resin poured in.



    * 2 inches wide
    * 2 7/8 inches high
Materials Used

Primitive greeting card

Primitive greeting card with heart and carriage wheel with a water barrel. It also has an Americana feel to this card.

apple picking photo card from

I have decided to start to work on my zazzle shop. I created this fun apple picking photo card. It is so easy to customize. I love Autumn, its my favorite time to the year and that is what keeps me moving to the warmer states to escape the harsh winters here in New England.

But the colors are so amazing, and I just love creating anything to do with fall. So just click on it and you can see how easy it is.
apple picking photo card photocard

Painted Wooden house with Cat and Crow

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Wooden house with cat and crow
Wooden house with cat and crow

Painted Wooden house with Cat and Crow Ornament.
Rustic wood house ornament can sit or hang from any special place. Perfect for the cat lovers out there. Also has attached wire for easy hanging.

* 3 1/4 inches wide
* 4 1/4 inches high
Wooden house with cat and crow
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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Whimsical Primitive Girl

Item Description
Whimsical Primitive Girl holding a Crow.
This Resin primitive girl with crow, has curly wired hair and moons attached to each strand.

She is small, she stands 4-1/4"h

She is simple adorable figurine.

Materials Used
resin, wire,

Christmas in July

Everywhere I turn, I see 'Christmas in July', I realize its just another ploy for people to start shopping. I thought September was early, but July, come on folks, that is really really early.

But hey, I need a few books, so here I am, joining in the fun. Here is a Christmas card that I designed. Just click and it will bring you to the shop.

Primitive Snowman Christmas Greeting Card card

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Shop

Well, I am now an official seller on 'by these hands', I am really excited about it and its something I can afford. They were running a special. "Special Promotion Coming to an End - The final 1,000 sellers who sign up for a Premier Seller's Shop will be able to do so for the low monthly fee of $2.95 FOR LIFE!" So how could I beat that?

Plus, I love the layout of the store, I think its so simple looking.

My only issue is there is no forum. I love to

I am not even sure if its a new site, it doesnt seem very active, which of course can be a good thing as there are not that many sellers on there, but then again, it could be a bad thing as no one is

only time will tell I guess.

So, go check out my little shop and let me know what you think.

quaker crafts

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Sunday, July 24, 2011


I sold my first item on Ebay. A birdhouse by Sam. I am so excited as I never sold any crafts online. I have my zazzle shop and I remember the same feeling when i sold my first thing on there also.

So thanks to my buyer. Sam and I are so pleased.

Primitive Small Metal Ornaments

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These cute crow pins are great for the fall season. they are old metal cookie cutters which are then painted. These guys are for decorative purposes and not to be used as actually cookie cutters.

* Size: 1-1/2" x 2-1/2"

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

snowman ornament

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This little snowman is made from a pop cycle stick and wood cut out. They are actually really fun to make. This little guy also is sporting his little hat. He is about 3 inches long and 2 inches high. He also has a hanger on him to make it easy to just hang him up.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Grapevine Twig Swag

I am finding that working full time, keeping up with the blog, doing the house work, tending to the kids 'issues' and their summer camps, I really am just popped!

I have been finding myself saying 'put it off till tomorrow' and then by tomorrow, by tomorrow, by tomorrow, the place feels like a pig pen.

Plus, our little dog has not been well and has been leaving some 'loose' presents for me around the house. The poor thing.

Ok, whats new in the craft world. Well, first off, we have a new crater, her name is Carol, but shes been busy taking photos of her work. Once we start posting, Ill let you know more about her.

But for now, I want to leave you with one of Abrams cool 'twig sag'.

Its made out of Grapevine Twig and it is amazing how he does this.

These are actually one of his best sellers, this 24" Natural Grapevine Twig Swag is perfect for country primitive home decor.

SO many ideas on what to do. Place the twig swag on a mantle, create a door swag or an over window swag. Natural Grapevine Twig Swag is the perfect bases for silk and dried flowers.

we use these a lot in our shop to really bring out the country feel.

Whats even better, he is only charging 14.00. You know I have a few in my

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Primitive Muslin Angel Doll

Simple adorable, this Primitive Grubby Muslin Angel Doll Holding a blue star by Sarah is great to complete that primtive shelf.

This is one of our favorites and sure to bring a smile to all! This primitive grubby muslin angel doll is wearing a tea stained dress. She is made to look very aged, worn and loved.

This is not a pattern but a completely finished doll!!!! WOO HOO!!!!!!

H: from head to toe 23"

Plus, shes only 26.00 and free shipping!!!!!!!

Click on image for a bigger view.

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Country Rusted Metal Towel Bar

Primitive Country Rusted Metal Towel Bar

I love finding vintage tea towels and hanging them on this towel bar. Turns your treasured heirloom tea towels into a unique accent piece. Better than having them stuck in a box in the attic!

This towel bar is made of heavy gauge metal that is then rusted to give it that old time antique look patina. This is not a sprayed on paint rust but real actual rusted item.

* 20 inches wide
* 5 inches high

another rusty item from Sam.

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Americana Birdhouse

Primitive Americana Birdhouse is perfect for the country home. This Handcrafted Birdhouse by Quaker Sam is made of wood and has a hatch in the back to place some bird feed in. It also has two holes for your feathered friends for delux living.

H: 8 1/2" x W: 8"

Cost: $22.00

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Wooden Cat and Crow

How cute are these handcrafted painted Wooden Cat and Crow Ornament. Its painted to keep that Rustic wood look. this little ornament can sit or hang from a special place in your home or in your heart.

* 3 1/4 inches wide
* 4 1/4 inches high

These little guys are only 4 dollars.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Birdhouse Chime

Sam made this cool new birdhouse chime. I just love it.

Im losy at taking pictures, thats probably half my problem. sorry, but didnt edit the background to be all white, I just didnt have the time. Here is the bottom part.

So, a little more about this Primitive American birdhouse chimes is made of wood and has one hole for your feathered friend. It also has wood dowel for its perch. The chimes sound perfect in the wind and is anchored by a wooden star to go with the Americana decor. Its also has a rope that makes it ready to be hung in a instant. Perfect for your country home. (how does that sound? do I sound like a salesmen?

Oh, the size, i forgot:

size of birdhouse:
H: 7 1/2"
W: 4"

with chimes
H: 25"

To Purchase, click here

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Primitive Americana Flag Ornament

So I opened a new craft shop on the web. Its been a lot of fun and myself and other artisans, have been getting together and just discussing 'crafts'. Come check us out at the link below. Here is the first ornament the I painted. I hope you like it. Its small enough so I can ship it for free...whoo hooo!

Show your Patriotic Pride with this primitive wood flag ornament. It's made to look old, worn, and aged. Its perfect for your country decor.

Painted on it is old glory and is put together with black wire. It is small, its

* 3 1/8 inches wide
* 2 1/4 inches high

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Greeting Card

Primitive Greeting Card card

Wednesday, July 6, 2011


So here is a cool primitive piece that I just added to my store. What do you think?

God Bless our HOme Primitive Art print
God Bless our HOme Primitive Art by Quaker_Cafe
Sell art online at Zazzle.

Monday, June 20, 2011

So its the last day of spring. Summer starts tomorrow and I'm still trying to figure out how to pay for camps. My kids will boonkers if they have nothing to do for 2 hours, never alone a whole week.

Friday, June 17, 2011

lol.. I love this

how cute is this. Im going to get me one. It says "the more people i meet, the more i like my dog"...aint that the truth.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Well, I have my new tile store up and running. Come check it out. There is not much in there, but oh well. Its a start. Let me know what you think. Now what cat. do i put it under? decisions decisions...

Sunday, June 5, 2011

time for another useless fact

'Walt Disney was afraid of mice.'

Get it? Mickey Mouse.

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Friday, June 3, 2011

Photo Tile

HI all, Check out this cute photo tile that I made. If you want one, just contact me. I have a little (sorry, just starting out) selection of tiles. Come check out my little shop. These little tiles are just great keepsakes.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Coffee Coaster

Im loving my new fun tile I made quite a few of these coffee coasters. Come check them out.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Pansie Tile

Liven up any room with my colorful whimsical original art tile coasters.

They measure 4.25" x 4.25" and 1/6-inch thick.

My art is applied with a polyester resin that accepts dye as part of the coating. My tiles also have four felt pads to protect your tables from scratches. Plus, they are dishwasher safe!

Please do not use any abrasive cups and/or mugs they may scratch.

All Ceramic tiles are $17.00 and FREE SHIPPING.

Monday, May 23, 2011

There is absolutely no documented proof that Betsy Ross designed the American Flag.

irish cottage

I just love Ireland and saw this wonderful postcard that I had to share. Its one of my favorite shops at zazzle.

Friday, May 20, 2011

top of the world

Fun doodle speaker. Love these things.

doodle speakers are here!!!!!

I love these little things. You can plug them into anything, ipods, computers, etc. They are small enough to bring with you. I heard they sound really good.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Business Cards

Clean beautiful business cards by clean_world

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

lily pad

Watercolor lilypad, comes in different sizes.