Tuesday, November 3, 2009

handmade thanks {part one} + my 2000th sale SALE

thanks so much to just some of my AMAZING customers!
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golly gee willikers!
yesterday, thanks so much to my amazing customers, i reached a fun little milestone in my handmaking... my 2000th etsy sale!

thanks so very very much to everyone who made this possible!

there are 1000s of items that make up those 2000 different sales, and it's such a joy to create handmade goodies, isn't it? and have folks buy them! heavens!
i hope i never loose the excitement of seeing a new item sold in my inbox!

the handmade community is made up of so many fabulous folks: handcrafters, the folks that buy our goodies, the folks that support handmade in so many wonderful ways, etc. so in honour, i'm launching a new series here on the rikrak studio blog: handmade thanks. it will feature some of the handcrafting work that some of my very own CUSTOMERS have made! what very very talented souls they all are! so be sure to visit their gorgeous shops!

so see above for the first glimpse. and stay tuned for lots more!

AND... in other thankful news...
in honour of 2000 etsy sales, TODAY ONLY (tues. nov. 3rd)

...............> it's 20% OFF any ONE item in my etsy shop: www.rikrak.etsy.com <................

1. purchase your item(s) from my little shop
2. add *2000th sale party!* to the notes to seller portion of the etsy checkout.
3. pay for your item(s)
4. await your 20% off refund on the ONE highest priced item.
5. know how very very thankful i am for your handmade support, nicies!

a couple of notes on today's sale:

1. ends at midnight tonight, EST
2. cannot be combined with other sales and offers.
3. please note from my top-of-shop that:
a) i am not shipping new ready-made items again until monday, nov. 9th
b) i am at a 2-week making turnaround on custom stockings at this point.
4. THIS OFFER cannot be combined with my buy 3 stockings, get the 4th free deal or listings :)
5. as you might have read, i'm not going to be replacing my eco. wallets or eco coasters in the shop, once sold, until january! so get 'em while they're still here! thanks!

thanks so much, lovelies!
i'm thrilled to be at this little milestone!
thanks for all of your cheers to get me there!
have a celebratory day, nicies!
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  1. Wow. That IS quite a milestone, RR! Way to go!!!!! Your customers do make beautiful things!

  2. A BIG GONRATS to you once again!! And what a wonderful surprise to come here and find that you've kindly featured one of my items! Thanks so much!! Here's to many more more happy mornings finding out that someone out there has bought your creation :)

  3. Ahh .. that was CONGRATS, not GONRATS .. ("Gonrats" sounds like a species of big rats)

  4. It looks like tons of my favorite Etsy artists have been customers of yours. But it's no wonder - you are such a lovely person and make such lovely things. Congrats on your big milestone and thanks for letting me be a part of it. Here's to 2000 more :)

  5. K, I think anyone who spends any more than a moment on your site and/or in your shop will clearly recognize that you are one of the sweetest, most enthusiastic, and supportive people in the biz. It is delightfully easy to see why you are so successful. Keep up the extraordinary work in all you do, and THANK YOU for being such an inspiration to me!

    I receive on my rikrak items everytime people see them. Love, love, love 'em!

    - Marnie a.k.a. Crafterall

  6. I love your blog and your shop. Congratulations!

  7. Congrats, that is wonderful! I am hoping to get time to check out your shop today~ you have such inspiring little goodies!

  8. A huge congratulations on reaching this fabulous milestone!
    Something we can all aspire to!

    It's wonderful to hear such wonderful news for such a lovely person!

  9. thanks so much, sweeties!
    i really really appreciate your most kind words! :)


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it's a joy to read what everyone writes here.
thank you!