Handmade Summer Scarf {June 2015}

This gorgeous sailer-inspired summer scarf was sent to subscribers in June 2015 from Ting Lisa.

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The artist info card reads:

Hello there!

I’m Ting Ting, owner of the Etsy store TingLisa. I absolutely love to create fun, vibrant, and unique products for women.

This month I am beyond excited to present my newest handmade item—my Day At The Beach polka dot scarf. It is super sheer and soft, and instantly creates the beach vacation feeling when you wear it.

I hope you enjoy it!

To see more of my unique creations please visit my shop. You can use the code “FAIR15OFF” (by 8/31) for 15% off any items!

Have a Happy Summer!

Love, Ting Ting

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We absolutely loved the summery feel of both the packaging and the lightness of the scarf.

Want to pick one up for yourself?  Visit Ting Lisa‘s Shop!

Or, want to receive a handmade surprise in the mail every month, just like this one? Learn more about Fair Ivy by clicking below:

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Silver gemstone bracelet

In the month of May, Fair Ivy subscribers received a lovely silver gemstone bracelet from Simply Lovely Handmade.   Let’s open up the package!

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The Artist Intro card reads:

Hi, I’m Sara, designer behind Simply Lovely Handmade.  

Simply Lovely Handmade is a collection of stylish, understated, perfect-for-everyday jewelry.  From delicate layering necklaces to the perfect statement earrings, each piece of jewelry is designed to be an essential for daily wear while transitioning effortlessly from day to night.

This delicate bracelet, custom designed in collaboration with Fair Ivy, features a pink chalcedony gemstone on a sterling silver satellite chain.  I hope that you enjoy wearing this as much as I enjoyed designing and making it!

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We absolutely loved the delicacy of both the packaging and the bracelet itself.  This lovely little surprise received some of the best feedback of any jewelry piece we’ve ever sent!

Want to pick one up for yourself?  Visit Simply Lovely Handmade‘s Shop!

Or, want to receive a handmade surprise in the mail every month, just like this one? Learn more about Fair Ivy by clicking below:

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Natural vegan soap

In April, we were lucky enough to receive some samples of Marvi Beauty‘s natural vegan soap. It was wrapped amazingly, smelled great, and felt wonderful on the skin.  Overall, we give it a gigantic thumbs up.

Check out our photos!

Natural vegan soap

How adorable is this handwritten shipping label?

Natural vegan soap

Natural vegan soap

Natural vegan soap

We found the packaging so fun and whimsical.  It felt like getting a piece of candy—but one that wouldn’t cause any regret!

Natural vegan soap

Their artist info card read:

Marvi Beauty is a mother-daughter owned skin and hair care company with 100% natural products crafted by hand in small batches.  All our products are made from high quality ingredients that combine with essential antioxidants and vitamins found in nature to enhance and redefine beauty. 

Some of our recipes have been passed down to us from past generations, while experimenting with new materials and ideas help us create others. Marvi means Beauty Redefined, which has become the heart and soul of our entire company.  We are always working and redefining our products, making changes where necessary. 

We create all of our own original recipes and packaging, and manufacture all product ourselves.  

Niss & Annie Ali

Natural vegan soap

Natural vegan soap

We absolutely loved everything about this!

To head on over to their store and grab some of their beauty products for yourself, click here.  Their soap page is this one.

Thank you so much again Marvi Beauty!

Handmade Organic Tea

Plum Deluxe was kind enough to mail out samples of their handmade tea to some of our most long-standing subscribers this past April.  The tea was very very well received (including by us!).

Check out our photos:

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We love that each card was hand-signed. You can’t put a price on something that is wrapped and created with so much care.

Handmade Ceramic Mug

If you check out their website, you’ll see that their motto is: all-organic. creative. hand-blended. small batch.  And you really can tell just from looking at it.  It looks fabulous.

Now let’s go ahead and brew some and see if it lives up to it’s visual appeal!

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Handmade Ceramic Mug

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This tea smelled and tasted amazing. I normally drink boring old English Breakfast tea, but when this was in my hands I kept being a really bad product model by actually drinking too much of this tea—so we had to keep refilling it!

I highly recommend investigating Plum Deluxe to snatch up a couple of teas for yourself or as hostess gifts, or even signing up for a subscription (we love getting monthly mail)!

Thanks so much again Plum Deluxe!

Handmade Ceramic Mug

In the month of April, our surprise subscribers received a lovely handmade ceramic mug and spoon set, created by ceramic artist White Peach Pottery!

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Handmade Ceramic Mug

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Handmade Ceramic Mug

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Her lovely info card reads:

100% Handmade with Love by White Peach Pottery

Your new mug & spoon are 100% handmade by artist Marianne Tolosa, of White Peach Pottery, in the state of Virginia. She worked as a barista at independent coffee shops for 7 years, which gave her a real appreciation of the perfectly sized latte bowl (which you now hold in your hand).

Each mug is thrown on the potter’s wheel before being hand-altered and decorated with 14k gold luster.  They’re high fired three times throughout the process!  Because of the gold, your mug isn’t microwave safe, and don’t forget to give this beauty the TLC it deserves—hand-washing is recommended!

Handmade Ceramic Mug

Handmade Ceramic Mug

Handmade Ceramic Mug

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We absolutely adore this mug and spoon set and hope our subscribers did too.  Want to pick one up? Head over to White Peach Pottery’s shop.

Or, want to receive a handmade surprise in the mail every month, just like this one? Learn more about Fair Ivy by clicking below:

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