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Bash is as Etsy as One, Two, Three



    Bash is as Etsy as One, Two, Three
    Etsy Dallas

    It’s as easy as one, two, three to click your mouse on your computer and find hip, cool, one-of-a-kind handmade items on the website Etsy.

    Well, now you have the chance to take a peek at local Metroplex artists’ homemade goodies at the Etsy Dallas Handmade Bash on Saturday.

    Etsy prides itself on being a hub for artists to sell their handmade items in a public place for consumers to buy. Categories to browse these collectibles range from jewelry, to ceramics and pottery, to woodworking and much more.

    Now that you’ve got a little background information on Etsy (if you weren’t already in the loop), here’s some more dish on what exactly an “Etsy Bash” entails. With a DJ, cocktails, free beading craft table, photo booth, goody bags and a raffle, this bash is far from your average arts and crafts party; in fact, it’s much more hip.

    Things we are looking forward to? Haute Hardware Jewelry by designer Erin Hanrahan, which featured a leaping rabbit necklace made with antiqued brass that we loved, and Eye on the Sparrow Designs, which creatively recycles used guitar and bass strings to make earrings and necklaces -- perfect with our “go green” theme.

    So be sure to attend this party and get some handmade wares that will make friends think you dropped a lot of dough to get these one-of-a-kind pieces, when in reality, you didn’t. Our secret.

    The bash is on Saturday, May 1st, and goes from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 1409 South Lamar in Dallas. Entrance is free.