Saturday, December 31, 2011

Friday, December 30, 2011

NYE Must h.a.v.e. Item #4: Photobooth Props

Photobooth Props by Etsy seller LittleRetreats


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Thursday, December 29, 2011

NYE Must h.a.v.e. Item #3: Party Hat

New Year Eve party hat by Etsy seller pmisinco
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Wednesday, December 28, 2011

NYE Must h.a.v.e. Item #2: Invitations

New Years Eve Party Invitation by Etsy seller rockpaperdove


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Tuesday, December 27, 2011

NYE Must h.a.v.e. Item #1: Fireworks

Wall decal fireworks by Etsy seller decalsmurals
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Monday, December 19, 2011

Burlap Covered Bulletin Board - $12


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Still searching for last minute gifts or holiday decor? This handmade bulletin board by Etsy seller cameronhomemade is totally on trend and can be used all year long, from displaying your holiday cards to keeping track of coupons or inspiration swatches.

This bulletin board is handmade and features a 12"x12"x1" thick corkboard attached to canvas and beautifully wrapped in burlap and glitter. As a finishing touch the word "believe" sparkles in the upper left hand corner.



  • Quantity available: 1
  • Original price: $30
  • Must h.a.v.e. price: $12 ~ 60% discount!
  • Shipping Cost within the US: $4.50

Already have all of your holiday shopping done? No worries check out Cameron's Etsy shop and congratulate yourself for being done early with this crochet clutch wristlet or one of her beautiful stoneware pieces like this green bowl. If you want to learn more about Cameron and what goes on outside of her shop check out her blog, Homemade, where she talks about crafting, projects for the kids and provides some cleaning tips. 

Do you still have items left on your holiday shopping list? Leave a comment and let us know what items you still have to pick up.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Secret: Marbleized Ornament Pictorial

One of the best parts of featuring designers and artists is getting to know a little bit more about them and their creations. We were lucky enough to sit down with Lenny Weaver, who made these amazing marbleized ornaments that were featured during our Cyber Monday sale. During our sit down she took us behind the scenes and showed us step by step how she creates these handmade beauties. Check out the pictorial below.


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Thursday, December 15, 2011

Pinterest!

Pinterest is an online pinboard to organize and share your inspirations, and we're one of their newest members! Since joining a couple of days ago we've been pinning our favorite images from across the web. Check out our boards to discover some new shops, handmade items and original artwork that have been hand-picked by our staff.


Do you Pinterest? If so leave a comment with the link to your Pinterest profile. We would love to follow you!

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #12: Holiday Spirits


Holiday Wine Labels by Etsy seller Karrikearin
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Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #11: Snow

Threadleaf Japanese Maple Tree in Winter Snow by Etsy seller JoshFriedmanPhoto
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Monday, December 12, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #10: A Menorah to Light

Industrial Art Menorah by Etsy seller threesixtywood
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Sunday, December 11, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #9: Holiday Apron

Christmas Apron by Etsy seller PickedGreen
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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #6: Garland

Christmas Tree Crochet Garland by Etsy seller ThePraireCottage

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #5: Tree Skirt

Burlap Ruffle Tree Skirt by Etsy seller TheWalnutStreetHouse

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Monday, December 5, 2011

Must h.a.v.e. Item #3: Stockings for Your Stuffers

Christmas Stockings by Etsy seller SouthHouseBoutique

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Sunday, December 4, 2011

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Etsy Favorites

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We are constantly looking for new sellers to feature on h.a.v.e. and one of our favorite places to search for must have pieces is Etsy. With the holidays among us we've made our list and checked it twice and starting next week we'll be sharing our must h.a.v.e. items for the holidays. In the meantime you can check out some of our favorite handmade items and shops here.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Thank You!



A big THANK YOU to everyone who shopped h.a.v.e. on Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.  And a special thank you to Pamela and Lenny for participating and allowing us to feature their fabulous creations! We really appreciate the support and the overwhelming response we received to our pop-up sales. We are even more excited for the official launch of h.a.v.e. which is coming in January 2012. We look forward to seeing you in the New Year!

Cheers and Happy Holidays!

Monday, November 28, 2011

Marbleized Glass Ornaments - $5.50 (set of 2)



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Ornaments are like pieces of jewelry, you can never have too many! And these marbleized ornaments created by Lenny Weaver make the perfect tree jewelry.

The inside of each glass ornament is hand painted and carefully crafted to give the glass a marbleized effect. And just like a diamond no ornament is exactly the same but each are uniquely beautiful. Each ornament is capped with a silver loop making it easy to adorn to your tree, wreath, garland or other holiday decor. The bulb measures 2 1/2" in diameter. All ornaments will be carefully wrapped and packaged prior to shipping to prevent breakage.
  • Quantity available: 3 sets of 2
  • Original price: $10
  • Must h.a.v.e. price: $5.50 per set ~ 45% discount
  • Shipping cost within the US: $2.50
Lenny Weaver is an up and coming artist who is currently pursuing her masters in museum studies. When she's not hitting the books she's creating original artwork and sophisticated crafts which she plans to sell in her much anticipated Etsy shop which she hopes to open in early 2012. In the meantime you can follow Lenny on her newly created twitter page @LennyCraftIt.

When do you start decorating your tree? Are you an early bird or do you wait until the last minute?

The Fine Print:

  • Ornaments are sold in sets of two. 
  • Each ornament in the set comes be in the same color family.
  • If you would like to mix and match the colors please include a comment in the notes section

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Christmas Cheer Sign - $35

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Now that Thanksgiving is over it’s time to start decking the halls and what better way to get into the holiday spirit than with this joyful sign created by Etsy seller and  PB&J Stories blogger Pamela!

The sign reads “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear" and if you agree with this popular quote from the movie Elf, then this is a must have for your holiday d├ęcor!

Your sign will be made to order and will be hand painted {no vinyl} on quality pine board. Words are hand painted in a "snow" white and the background is a cheery "santa" red.  It measures approximately 11-1/4" x 18" x 3/4" and sits nicely on a shelf or ledge for leaning display. A sawtooth hanger can also be attached to easily hang the sign on the wall.



  • Quantity available: 10
  • Original Price: $64 (includes shipping)
  • Must h.a.v.e. Price: $35 ~ 40% discount!
  • Shipping Cost within the US: $5.00
Not quite ready to pull out the tinsel and garland? No worries check out Pamela’s Etsy shop for more fabulous designs that can be displayed all year long. And if you want to learn more about Pamela and what she does when she’s not hand-painting signs to order be sure to check out her blog PB&J Stories which includes stories about everything from thrift store finds, to tutorials, to her adorable son.

Have you seen the movie Elf? Leave a comment with your favorite quote from the movie.

The Fine Print:
  • To have a sawtooth hanger attached to the back of the sign for hanging please include a comment in the notes section during checkout.
  • The average made-to-order time frame is 10-14 business days however the holiday pieces are prioritized and will be ready to ship within 5 business days upon payment.
  • To have your piece expedited please include a comment in the notes section during checkout
  • Each piece is hand created and uniquely different adding character and life to each piece. Imperfections are to be loved as adding character to the piece, however each piece has been ensured to have no unnecessary flaws.
  • For shipping outside the US, please contact Pamela for a shipping quote.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Small Business Saturday

First there was Black Friday, then there was Cyber Monday and now there is Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is the day we celebrate the shop small movement to drive shoppers to local merchants. This day truly embodies what h.a.v.e. is all about. This site was created to support and give a voice to local and up and coming designers. As well as provide them with a platform to showcase their amazing talent and work.

Please come back tomorrow, the 26th, to support and learn more about my friend and small businesses owner Pamela who creates the beautiful pieces in the PB&JStories Etsy shop.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Welcome to h.a.v.e.

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Hi! I'm Stephanie from the blog Stephanie @ Home and I'm so excited to be launching h.a.v.e. a flash sale site dedicated to showcasing up-and-coming designers, aspiring artists and vintage collectors.

Each day we will feature one handmade item, original artwork or vintage piece for sale at up to an 80% discount. What's the catch? With limited quantity and only 24 hours to complete the purchase buyers need to act fast to snag the day's must have item!

h.a.v.e. is officially set to launch in January 2012 but we're bringing you a sneak peek and a chance to get a great deal on some of your holiday gifts and decor with special pop-up sales starting on Small Business Saturday! So make sure you stop by on November 26th to check out the fabulous creations of Pamela from PB&J Stories!

Cheers & happy shopping!

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