Sunday, January 17, 2010

Craft Hope for Haiti

ABODEWELL, blogger and crafter extraordinaire, has introduced me to Craft Hope, a division of Etsy that sells beautifully handmade crafts to help support worthy causes.

Craft Hope has compiled a group (74 items and counting) of crafts specifically meant to support relief efforts in Haiti. According to Craft Hope's site: "All proceeds of Craft Hope Etsy shop will benefit Doctors Without Borders in Haiti. All items have been generously donated by the crafting community."

They do have some pretty terrific items for sale. Seeing as Valentines Day is just around the corner (shudders as he types that), why don't you buy something special, thoughtful, and original for a loved one, and help support Haiti.

Here are a few cute Valentines Day gift ideas from Craft Hope. Please visit the site for many more.

Hand crocheted red heart on bobby pin -adorable!:

"Hearts" 4x8 photo:

Red Valentine Needle Felted Birdie Brooch. I'd proudly wear this on my lapel!:

Set the mood with the Twilight Candleholder:

How can anyone resist this Brown Striped Sock Monkey?!:

And, finally nothing I can think of no better way to let a loved one know just how much he/she is cared for like giving the gift of this pillow sporting the likeness of the fine mustache wearing Tom Selleck. The mustache is a furry applique for added texture and realness.:

**Please take a moment to check out the site. Even if none of the items shown above tickle your fancy, although I don't know how that's possible, remember there are many more items to choose from.


  1. great idea!!!

    i am going to check it out xx

  2. I just discovered your blog. Thanks so much for the inspiration.Really enjoying it. Please check out Apartmenttherapy, L.A., Kevin and Greg's Sugar Shack. Keep up the good work.