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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Meet Barbara

Barbara, from byvala , is one of our international members. A new member, and relatively new sponsor (having co-sponsored once before), Barbara has picked 3 shops that she knows we will love! Already offering neat clues, Barbara is challenging us to create treasuries during the day to see if we can guess who her 'victims' are!

I asked Barbara what prompted her to join the Handmade Movement/Sneak Team. She said:

I got sneaked and that was so amazing! I think it's nice to pay it forward and to sneak other shops. I love to give other such a good feeling!

Barbara was sneak attacked in January and is already a very active member - you go Barbara!!

I wanted to show you some of Barbara's wonderful work. My hands are always cold, when I'm working on the computer and I just LOVE her fingerless gloves.

I love all the colors, and now that she has added her spring time mittens, I can't decide which I like better. Which would you choose??

Come join us during our Sneak Attack thread as we get ready for the names of the shops to be revealed to us at 3pm Etsy time.

Monday, March 25, 2013


Today's "Victims" and Sponsor, Theresa of KraftyGrannysHome are shown in this gorgeous treasury made by Sandi of HandmadeBySandi

Meet Theresa

Theresa from KraftyGrannysHome is sponsoring our sneak attack today that starts at 3pm Etsy time.

I went back to my notes and found that Theresa was a 'victim' of a sneak attack in November of 2011. She sponsored for the first time in January 2012 and has been an active sponsor ever since! I'm sure being a victim encouraged her to join our team and pay it forward!

I am always browsing our sponsor's shops, to see what wonderful new goodies have been created. I was not disappointed! I found this adorable new quilted wall hanging in Theresa's shop - I have one of her wall hangings and I can tell you that Theresa's attention to detail creates a beautiful addition to your home.

The above wall hanging is a custom order. Check with Theresa - I know she will love to work with you on YOUR custom order.

And join us in our Sneak Attack thread as find out what clues Theresa gives us to help us guess who her victims are!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Meet Sandi

Sandi from HandmadeBySandi is sponsoring our sneak attack today at 3pm.

 Sandi loves to crochet and it shows - from felted bowls, to baskets and so much more - she likes to make a variety of items and is always looking for patterns that her customers will like.

Here is her latest creation! A crocheted basket that can be used for almost anything!

If you have noticed, most of our Sneak Attacks start at 3pm. We have lots of international members, and want to make sure they can participate and still get a good night's sleep. For many that time is early evening, and they can pop in and chat with us before the reveal and feel like they are an important part of our team - which they are!

Come join us in our Sneak Attack thread today, meet many of our members and have lots of fun!

Monday, March 18, 2013


Check out the Sneaked shops in this wonderful treasury made by Sandi of HandmadeBySandi 
of our "Victims" and our Sponsor, Susanne of  SussesSpindehjrne

Meet Susanne

Susanne, from SussesSpindehjrne, is sponsoring our Sneak Attack today at 3pm Etsy time!

Susanne loves to sponsor our sneak attacks - it's a way of paying forward, the fun and success she has had with her shop.

A little over a year ago, when Susanne was getting ready to sponsor her first sneak attack - I asked her:

What prompted her to join the Sneak Team:

Susanne's response:

I am fascinated by the idea of helping each other and the ability to help others get their shop to grow. 

 Not only does Susanne spin roving into yarn, but she also makes custom knitted socks - I so want a pair!! Don't you?

Be sure to check out all the neat clues that Susanne is giving during the day, at our Sneak Attack thread Guaranteed lots of fun. You might even want to create a treasury of potential 'victims'. See you there!

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Meet Kelly

Kelly from juBEADlation, is sponsoring our sneak attack today at 3pm. All day, Kelly will be supplying us with fun clues - to get us thinking about possible 'victims'!

Checking out Kelly's shop to see what new, I learned about her ornaments.

I have recently been expanding my products. I have found a passion for making ornaments and you will be seeing more of them appear in my shop. I plan to make ornaments for all occasions and ones that can be enjoyed all year long. 

I love the butterflies and lace on this one - wouldn't it look great hanging from a mirror - to enjoy every time you walk by?

Where will you hang YOUR ornaments to enjoy all year?

Come join us in our Sneak Attack thread as we try to decipher the clues that Kelly will be giving us.

Monday, March 11, 2013

Meet Summer

Summer from SummerWilson8 is sponsoring our sneak attack today at 3pm. She has been a member of the team for quite a while.

I checked back through my notes, and Summer was attacked in July of 2010. Since then, Summer has been very active in our team, and loves to make treasuries! As a matter of fact, being attacked was what decided her to join our team!

The first time that Summer sponsored a sneak attack was about two years ago. And she has sponsored several times since then.

I went browsing through her shop this morning - I love all the earrings that Summer makes, as I've an obsession about earrings - but I guess you know that :D

And boy, did I find a wondrous pair!


Not only do I love these earrings, but I love the way Summer has created the image for her listing.

Be sure to see all of Summer's earrings as well as other creations! And then come join us in our Sneak Attack thread for lots of fun, clues and treasuries, as we get ready to surprise 3 new shops!

Thursday, March 7, 2013


Sandi of HandmadeBySandi has made this lovely treasury of today's "Victims" and 3 Sponsors!

Meet EliSe, Lilian and Charlie

Hold on to your hats, gals and get ready for the ride of your life!

It's not often that we have 3 lovely ladies co-sponsoring our sneak attack.

Each one is a wonderful artist in her own right - and each one was a 'victim' of a sneak attack in December of 2012.

The thought of helping others has really be a great influence on all of our co-sponsors - after being attacked, they couldn't wait to pay it forward. And with exciting clues, and hints all day - you will be as excited as our co-sponsors when you meet our latest 'victims'!

EliSe makes beautiful beaded bracelets... I love her use of shells for her photography!


 Lilian makes cute coffee cozies - love the buttons!

Charlie makes adorable hair clips - wish my hair was longer!

Come check out the zany clues that this dynamic trio is giving out! See if you can guess who the latest 'victims' will be. Join us at our Sneak Attack thread!!

Monday, March 4, 2013


Terri of  terristeases made this lovely treasury
of our "Victims" and Sponsor

Ashley of pinkxopurple made this second lovely treasury
of our "Victims"


Meet Sandi

Sandi, from HandmadeBySandi, is sponsoring the sneak attack today at 3pm. A frequent sponsor and long time member, Sandi is known to pick some exciting new Etsy shops as 'victims'.

One of Sandi's passions is to make felted bowls. Almost 4 years ago, she got hooked on the idea of creating a different look for her crocheted bowls. Using a variety of yarns and crochet hooks, Sandi makes something unique. And many of her felted bowls are already in good homes :D

Sandi gets most of her yarns from other Etsy shops! We love that she enjoys supporting the Etsy community.

Be sure to check out all the felted bowls that Sandi has in her shop.
 Come join us in our Sneak Attack thread as we get ready to surprise some new Etsy shops.