These fun clip-on bow ties are handmade using sweatshirt fabric scraps from my other creations – giving them a retro yet contemporary feel that makes them perfect for any occasion. With the classic shape and soft cotton material, it’s a great accessory for work or play, and make a great Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone in your life. Available in red or grey, you can scoop one up off the Pierogi Picnic Etsy page here.
2014 was quite the year for Pierogi Picnic and there’s so much to celebrate!
Beyond being the sixth year that I’ve been creating and selling my eco-friendly wares, this was the year I learned to pace and prioritize like never before! And with a baby on the way (we’re at 9 months today!) that’s a valuable lesson to have learned.
Though things had slowed down the second half of the year due to some funky early pregnancy woes, the first half of the year was as productive as ever. With custom orders pouring in off of Etsy and lots of traffic hitting the website, I found myself busier than ever! Focusing on the Pierogi Picnic website and online sales continues to be the best business plan I can have – especially now that baby is almost here!
My focus in 2015 will continue to be on expanding Pierogi Picnic’s virtual reach while really honing in on creating more made-to-order items. Once the babe is here and we’re in a rhythm the custom order portion of my Etsy shop will be up and running again and I can’t wait for that time to come! My hands have been fabric free for far too long! And who knows – maybe a new munchkin line will be on the way this year too!
So without further adieu – here’s a look back at what rocked the Pierogi Picnic world in 2014!
My Favorite New Designs: The Dawn & Dusk Collection
Most Popular Item: Green Gal Custom Swimsuit
Most Popular Post of the Year: DIY Love Patch
Thank you to all of you for your support and encouragement throughout 2014! Here’s to making 2015 the best year for Pierogi Picnic yet!!!
Are your fingers feeling itchy to craft? Then get those digits to work!
To get your creative juices flowing, I’ve assembled my all-time most popular DIY tutorials for you to peruse through. Click on any of the photos below to read the full set of instructions on how to make these practical and design-savvy eco-friendly gifts for the holidays.
After all, nothing’s more festive and heartfelt than something that’s handmade with love!
It has begun! Our once yearly mega holiday kick-off sale is in full force!
It’s the perfect time to shop for gifts for others or goodies for yourself. With lots of handmade eco-friendly items to choose from, like the adorable and utilitarian “A Bow On It” turban headband, there’s a little bit of something for everyone. Shop in my Etsy shop soon so you get the crem dela crem of my current stock.
Be sure to shop between now and Monday for the Buy One Get One Free event. More details about the event, and how you can also qualify for free shipping, can be found here.
If you’re a Pierogi Picnic fan, collector, shopper or stalker – I want to take this moment to say thank you! Running a small indie handmade business is no small task and I so appreciate the support of people like you!
Thank you for taking the time to join me in this wonderful adventure.
Wishing you and your family a Thanksgiving filled with love, blessings, and lots of yummy food!
Are you itching to find out what we have up our sleeves in way of sales for this holiday shopping weekend? Well wonder no more! I’m here to fill you in and get you worked up!
For the first time in Pierogi Picnic history – we’re hosting a mega BUY ONE GET ONE FREE sale throughout the Etsy store this weekend only. For every item you purchase between November 28th and December 1st you’ll receive a second surprise item of equal value for free! It’s our way of encouraging you to shop handmade this holiday season while getting something a little something something yourself.
Plus – spend $50 or more this weekend – and we’ll waive your shipping fee! Just use coupon code “verymerry2014″ upon checkout and the shipping cost will be removed from your total.
So hop into the Pierogi Picnic Etsy shop and start hearting your favorite goodies today!