Maybe We’re Hobbits… It’s Our Birthday

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!And We Want To Give You a Present!  We’re celebrating our Birthday all month, but Today is the Day, and to kick things off we are offering a Coupon Code from now until Sunday May 20th (2018). Use Code checkout for a whopping 25% off of purchase price.  3RDBDAY Got it? Come to our…

Read More

Weekly Feature #36—Ghosts, Bats, Skeletons & Black Cats

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Trick or Treat… How About a Little Halloween Plush? This week we’re sending a little love to the handmade portion of the Shop where we sell small treasures sewn by Gaia. These can be found listed under sections: Plushies and Dolls Plush Pins and Brooches One of Gaia’s favorite holidays is Halloween, so…

Read More

Weekly Feature #31—New Kid on the Shop

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Lace-Winged Pink Bat This week we are Featuring the latest creation to emerge from Gaia’s magic sewing machine. It’s been awhile since she added a new mini plush to the Etsy Shop.  Gaia is always working on something—I know for a fact that she has several projects underway right now. However, I seldom…

Read More

Weekly Feature #21—Hippity Hoppity Easter’s On Its Way

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Fill Those Easter Baskets Oh! here comes Peter Cottontail, Hoppin’ down the bunny trail, Hippity hoppity, Happy Easter day! Easter will be here before you know it, and as usual, Gaia has some adorable little hand-made friends who would love to help fill some lucky child’s basket. There are bunnies, a lamb, a…

Read More

In the LimeLight! Weekly Feature #9

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Weekly Etsy Shop Feature     Just a quick shop update for Week #9! I will check in soon with my progress on painting and organizing the workroom/office area. Hopefully by next week we will be in a position to start listing a lot of new vintage goodies on O Deer Mercantile. Today, we…

Read More

In the LimeLight! Weekly Feature #8

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Wednesday Weekly Etsy Shop Feature Yes— I’m calling it Feature #8 even though this is the first official weekly feature I have actually done since moving back in August. What with unpacking, painting (helping the offspring paint their rooms— I’ve just started my workroom), shopping for and updating home interior, hurricanes, yard work,…

Read More

O Deer Mercantile is Open For Business

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! New Home for the O Deer Mercantile Women Its been a rugged couple of weeks, but the move is pretty much done. I still have some chores, as well as plants and such to pick up, at the old place. We are still far from settled, but determined to take things at…

Read More

In the LimeLight! Weekly Feature #6

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Wednesday Weekly Etsy Shop Feature Featuring Flower Crown Goat I missed last week’ s feature which would have spotlighted one or more of our vintage treasures on O Deer Mercantile. Life is moving very fast for us right now, and I will post when I have time. There is just too much happening…

Read More

In the LimeLight! Weekly Feature #3

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing! Wednesday Weekly Etsy Shop Feature Welcome! We are in the #3rd week of our LimeLight feature of an item or group of products from O Deer Mercantile. In the LimeLight this week is adorable Tribal Print Pink Bunny! She was designed and sewn by O Deer Woman Gaia Robinette. Tribal Print Pink Bunny—…

Read More

Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: Part 2

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Part 2: Ribbon Embroidery Did you miss Part 1?  Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: A Tutorial!   In the last tutorial, I showed how to make little Halloween brooches.  I made a little skull with a floral fabric to show the basic steps.  But that little skull needed something… something that would make…

Read More

Making Cute Halloween Plush Brooches: A Tutorial

FacebookGoogle+PinterestTwitterLinkedinTumblrRedditStumbleUponThanks For Sharing!Part 1: The Basics   Ah, Halloween. ‘Tis the season to be spooky!  Whether you’re decorating your home or making a costume, Halloween is a great time to get crafty.  In this series of tutorials, I’ll be showing you how to make cute plush brooches of the spooky variety (although you could totally use…

Read More