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Take a LEAP! An Etsy Style Guide Celebrating Leap Year

Did you know 2012 is a leap year?  Of course you did!  As we approach the 29th of this month, we're looking to the theme of "leap" to inspire us.  We're a group of Etsy entrepreneurs + we're going to be curating some hand selected shopping guides just for YOU.  How do we go about it?  Well, Etsy has this nifty tool called a "treasury" where you can showcase 16 of your favorite items together in a group.    It's a cool way to shop on Etsy because we seek out fresh finds + present them to you in a mini gallery setting - making shopping on Etsy E.A.S.Y!  Oh, + did we mention fun?


We don't take fun for granted here.  As shop owners, we've become pretty familiar with Etsy + through our shopping guide 'treasuries', we bring you inside Etsy.  We meet up here on the blog once a month to participate in a challenge.  We pick a theme, members curate treasuries around that theme, we share them on the blog + pick a winner!  The winner gets an item from their shop featured in the top row during the next challenge.  Who won last time?  You can read all about it!  We always look forward to seeing how everyone will interpret the theme through both their title + 16 selections.  You'll soon see that having a theme really does make shopping F.U.N!  


But aside from fun, you'll come to find out why our shopping guides are so useful.  You can view the list of them here or you can click on the links below.  We'll be highlighting a small mix of collections too.  We do the hard work for you, so you can shop with ease while having fun.  Ah, the perfection!


Click To View Our Hand Selected Holiday Shopping Guides!


1. A New Romance by Mmim
2. Look Before You Leap by littlebrownpen
3. Let's LEAP this February by BrokenGhostCouture
4. Jump Right In by littlebrownpen
5. Leap of Yellow by MaeLo
6. Leap Year of LOVE by MaeLo
7. just a tiny leap by bysweetmom
8. nature walk by mamableudesigns
9. Shop Vintage Rustic by allthingswhite
10. Elite Sixteen Style Guide: Take a Journey by sweetharvey
11. Champagne and Pewter by allthingswhite

'Let's LEAP this February' by Brokenghostcouture


Navajo Churro Wool Felted So...
$8.00

Vintage 1940s Heels - Frank ...
$48.00

sunburst necklace - 1970s su...
$18.00

Vintage 1950s Leopard Pantsu...
$125.00

Felted cuff bracelet brown
$28.50

MIA Ruffled Burlesque Garter...
$45.00

Bullseye Modern 5x5 art bloc...
$29.00

Yikes there is a Frog in my ...
$30.00

DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY PRINT '...
$22.50

Wall Calendar 2012. Papercut
$60.00

Ceramic Bunny Bowl in Black ...
$30.00

Cream Slipper Socks, Lacing ...
$16.00

SHAG cotton scarf necklace i...
$28.00

Copper Necklace - Copper Jew...
$18.00

Letterpress Numbers 0-9 Vint...
$12.00

Yoga Socks, Dance, Pilates, ...
$19.00

'Champagne and Pewter' by allthingswhite


T13'5 Brass Humming Bird...
$49.00

Vintage Metal Embroidery Hoo...
$28.00

Vintage Budoir Lamp
$42.00

Infinity felted Scarf Versat...
$65.00

Black Bean - Vegan Mineral E...
$12.00

Lavender Soap // Handmade So...
$5.50

Polka Dots Mini 5x5 art bloc...
$29.00

Raw Metal Medallion Coin Bra...
$41.00

RECIPE CARD Set Letterpress ...
$15.00

Cool Old Galvanized Pail
$28.00

sterling silver necklace pen...
$138.00

25% off on sale french count...
$26.00

Modern Industrial Unisex Gra...
$26.00

Oyster Shell Bobby Pins Bi...
$5.00

Grey Tote
$52.00

Bohemian Cream earrings
$26.00


12. Leap Year Style Guide: Gorgeous Picks For Fresh Air Gifts by FrancescaLancisi
13. Elite Sixteen Style Guide: Take Time To Relax by sweetharvey
14. Take the Leap (In Leap Year) by Palimpsestic
15. Leapin' Lizards! by Palimpsestic
16. What would you do with an extra day? by mamableudesigns
17. Take a Leap Toward Style by CarolynCochrane
18. Take a LEAP into SPRING by lovintagefinds
19. Do The Bunny Hop by zwzzy
20.  Leaping with Birds by AsBoldAsLions
21. Leap Before You Fly by Palimpsestic
22. JUMP START by zwzzy


'Take a LEAP into SPRING' by lovintagefinds


pelei's eyes (dog photog...
$25.00

Dandelion Archival Print - W...
$20.00

Valentine's Day Gift for...
$16.00

Tree of Life - Wood Branches...
$152.00

fine wool MENS briefs
$45.00

Small Wool Nest and Natural ...
$12.00

home lovely home triangle cr...
$35.00

Vintage aqua blue water pump...
$25.00

Horse Art photograph nursery...
$22.00

Two Salt and Pepper Bowls in...
$28.00

purple ceramic heart bowl -...
$10.00

Sir Hopsalot -bunny rabbit, ...
$68.00

Bird Mobile - 5 little birds...
$168.00

Blue Bunting Notebook
$15.00

Linen Shopping Bag (Small)
$21.50

The Smoke Signals Series - S...
$32.00

'Leaping with Birds ' by AsBoldAsLions

Lavender Soap // Lavender, H...
$5.50
White Doves, pair of bird sh...
$14.00
Spring Fling Dress - Vintage...
$46.00
original etching of a spotte...
$25.00
Wild Bird Eggs Print
$12.00
vintage birds print with ori...
$36.99
Carved Crane - Beach, Horn,...
$29.00
knit and chiffon dress
$165.00
The Drifter - 12x12 - Fine A...
$45.00
Mockingbird art block painti...
$40.00
Valentine sale Mint Nature P...
$10.50
Bird - 8x10. Fine Art Photog...
$30.00
Feather Painting Guinea Fowl...
$15.00
mobile music bird nursery we...
$18.00
FUTURISTIKA geometric surgic...
$43.00
featherart 2 - 8x10 photo - ...
$18.00                           


Lavender Orange Soap // Lave...
$5.50

Time Capsule / Painted Stone...
$25.00

Flower Photography - gold ar...
$30.00

The Ines woven pill box hat ...
$45.00

Tribal yellow and aqua neckl...
$29.00

Pleated Bag in Canary Yellow...
$27.00

Symbols Necklace
$84.00

HILLS: flower vase candle ho...
$48.00

Lemon - Vegan Mineral Eyesha...
$6.00

Ethnic Beaded Necklace, must...
$49.50

Long faux ambra necklace fre...
$25.00

Antlers Screenprinted Tank /...
$20.00

Yellow and White Chevron Clu...
$25.00

Yellow Upcycled Tote Handbag...
$62.00

Flower Photography - Botanic...
$25.00

Chestnut paper origami lamps...
$89.00

'taking the leap...' by littleshopofphotos


Vintage 1930s Wedding Dress ...
$925.00

Birds cake topper OOAK custo...
$88.00

Unscented Soap // Handmade S...
$5.50

Vintage Bridal Veil with Ost...
$175.00

Ivory Wedding Shrug, Knit B...
$69.00

Art print giclee Sisters - ...
$25.00

Napkin Rings Organic Bamboo ...
$11.00

White rose hair clip and bro...
$25.00

Large Rose Headband, headban...
$50.00

cream LOVE HEARTS ceramic ti...
$76.00

1950s Wedding Dress - Vintag...
$250.00

nesting heart bowls in rusti...
$30.00

i love you art photography p...
$11.00

Butterfly Bracelet with Ivor...
$19.00

Old European-Cut 2.06 Diamon...
$22000.00

Here Comes The Bride - Rusti...
$37.50

'Time To Travel' by frenchfelt

Banjo ukulele ( banjolele)
$600.00
wolf purse - vintage 1970 ...
$48.00
Lavender Hand Repair Balm //...
$5.00
Vintage retro green suitcase
$52.99
The Best Way To Travel - Set...
$44.00
Long Since Forgotten 8x10 ph...
$20.00
Worthy Bag in Olive Green wi...
$42.00
Paris cufflinks - Romantic g...
$23.00
50 Wedding Favors - Mini Hea...
$75.00
Suede Wrap Shawl Gray FLUTTE...
$127.00
Bike Bicycle Vintage Bicycle...
$18.00
30% OFF A Vintage Camera - S...
$6.30
Size 9 - Mid Cherry Peeptoe ...
$164.00
Custom Painted for You with ...
$65.00
Old Fashioned or Antique Woo...
$8.95
Vintage Britta shades German...
$45.00                           

'Leap into STYLE :: Fashion + Beauty' by JillianReneDecor


silver earrings, citrine sun...
$88.00

12 Month Soap of the Month C...
$54.00

Grandy Large Hobo Bag in Dar...
$39.00

Gold Owl Tshirt Bird Feather...
$28.00

Vault Jumper-Gray Linen
$110.00

1970's slouchy grey swea...
$58.00

Color Block Geometric Jewelr...
$25.00

Original painting Watercolor...
$65.00

Edwardian Gilt Washed Hair B...
$38.00

handmade buttons, set of 6 s...
$13.00

CIRCULAR INFINITY scarf in g...
$28.00

Natural Lip Gloss in Moon St...
$8.00

SALE KIDS baby Gray Soft Wo...
$32.00

Modern Industrial Unisex Gra...
$26.00

Asymmetrical Pendant - Gray ...
$37.00

Knitting PDF PATTERN Ballet ...
$4.90


Sunlight
$40.00

Personalized Valentine Jewel...
$38.50

Soft Suede Leather Ballet Fl...
$68.00

Valentine's Day Gift for...
$16.00

Pink Sand Tillandsia Terrari...
$25.00

30% OFF Love Valentine's...
$5.60

Three Crocheted Braclets -- ...
$57.00

nesting heart bowls white - ...
$20.00

owl and pussycat double port...
$70.00

Hand Painted Key Teacup and ...
$9.00

Fine Art Photography - natur...
$30.00

garden sweater - vintage 197...
$32.00

Natural Luscious RED Hair Co...
$9.95

Fabric letter D or letter L
$14.50

Sea Foam Peony Necklace
$32.00

she missed nothing...8/100.....
$20.00

'positive leap' by kaftansarafan


Unscented Soap // Handmade S...
$5.50

Fridge Magnets Felted Wool V...
$12.00

Dark Silver Band with Etched...
$61.00

Infinity Cowl, Cowl Scarf, C...
$35.00

Landscape - ink drawing draw...
$25.00

organic chandelier earrings ...
$36.00

southwestern blanket Especia...
$189.00

Euphoria in Light Grey /Diap...
$44.00

Valentine Heart & Arrow Ston...
$40.00

Paris Abstract Art, Brown N...
$58.00

Black cotton Blouse with whi...
$110.00

Beach Photography - seashell...
$33.00

earrings, long sterling silv...
$68.00

rustic farmhouse decor trave...
$12.00

Napkin Rings Organic Bamboo ...
$11.00

Line Drawing Ring
$175.00


Sleep Mask Silk & Velvet Rib...
$20.00

Everlasting, Paris - French ...
$30.00

Porcelain Pigeon Candleholde...
$45.00

Lavender Soap // Handmade So...
$5.50

Garden Detail
$38.00

White Home Accent Fringe Thr...
$195.00

Bird - 8x10. Fine Art Photog...
$30.00

Winter White set of four lin...
$40.00

Lavender Body Polish . All N...
$10.00

Original acrylic painting an...
$340.00

Home Decor Cast Iron Bird on...
$18.00

PURE: wall mount flower vas...
$75.00

Rendez-vous Organic Body Lot...
$24.95

Elegant white felted slipper...
$70.00

The little white porcelain &...
$45.00

Stargazing - Black and white...
$10.00


'Where In the World Will You Spend Your Extra Day?' by palimpsestic


Bibliotheque Wooden Sign Mad...
$35.00

30% OFF Old West Town - Fine...
$22.40

Choose Any 4 Samples of Soap...
$5.00

Vintage Replogle World Globe
$36.00

Small Tillandsia Xerographic...
$20.00

Photography Print -Emma In W...
$16.00

Minimalist Linen Textured St...
$20.00

antique ticking pillow
$24.00

Home Sweet Home Letterpress ...
$24.00

Map of Italy Large Wood Box
$11.00

Vintage Skeleton Key French ...
$14.00

Red Funky Tie with Blue Pom ...
$42.00

Timeless Paris Antique Style...
$27.50

Small Travel Notebook - 18. ...
$4.00

I'll travel with you
$18.00

Grand Canal, Afternoon Light...
$18.00
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