Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Handmade Chihuahua Items!

Last night, I was poking around my favorite site, Etsy. For those of you not familiar with Etsy, it's a site for independent artists and crafters to sell their work. It's an incredible place to find unique, one-of-a-kind items and support artists.

Well, on a whim, I decided to enter "chihuahua" into the search bar, and found TONS of amazing items. I want so many of them it's ridiculous! So, I decided to share a few of my top favs:

This incredibly detailed chihuahua bead was handcrafted by Nanjo Dogs. I've admired her work via her blog for a long time. She does all kinds of great creature art, including a lot of different dog breeds. You can read her blog here.

Another blogger and Etsy-er is Kay's K9's. She makes the most amazing needle felted sculptures of dogs. Her custom pieces are incredible, and you can see a lot of them on her blog here.

This gorgeous necklace is from Caja Jewelry, and she does them in several different breeds.I just love how simple and elegant the silhouette is.

This pendant from Wild Wild Things is just a tiny sample of all of the wonderful things Dottie has in her shop. She does fantastic art featuring a wide variety of dog breeds, which you can have turned into a pendant or a magnet, or as an art print. She also does custom work. I think everything in her shop is killer.

This grey fleece sweatshirt from No More Nekkid Dogs (great name) features a cute little embroidered dog and the words "This is my other child, dressed in Fur". I'm going to have to get one for my doggies. The lovely Jolene has even offered 10% off any item in her shop to anyone who mentions my blog :)

This stained glass work comes from Trickett Glass and is stunning. I hope I can afford this piece someday soon.

As I said, these are only a few of the great Chihuahua art featured on Etsy. Be sure to go over and check it out for yourself!


J.E.R.B. said...

Wow,I just came across your blog. I love your Chihuahuas, they are beautiful and I'm glad to know I'm not the only one who has more than one! I want to invite you to check out Samson's blog He is a 4 month Chi who was born without eyes and he's changed the way I view handicapped pets!

Bijou said...

Thanks for the reminder about Etsy. My mom wants to go check it out this evening to see if they have Rat Terrier stuff.

The Chihuahua pendant is boo-ti-ful!

Wags & wiggles,

Fisher said...

Well I guess the little ones can start filling out their letter to Santa. Beautiful items found on Etsy and a great presentation by you.

Nancy said...

Thank you for featuring my Chihuahua bead, all the Chi items from Etsy are wonderful and I recognize Kay's work, always nothing short of amazing.

Bijou said...

Hey Guys, have you ever been tagged for the Honest Weblog Award? Well guess what... you have now. You can read all about this "auspicious award" on my latest blog entry. You can thank me later. ;)

Wags & wiggles,

K. Stahler said...

So many adorable Chihuahua items! Thanks so much for including my work =)

ESCUDERO said...

Great site - I love it. I have a 1-1/2 year old female Chihuahua named LULU. We love her lots.

Rob said...

Wow, they do have some nice chihuahua items.

BonBon Chihuahuas said...

We've bought clothes, hairbows, magnets, bowls and many more things on etsy for our Chihuahuas!