Monday, December 6, 2010

Christmas wrapping trims at!

December is going by so fast! I can't believe it! Still time to stock up on lovely gift wrapping goodies from Little Red Cottage! I've been shipping as fast as I can this month of December, because I know you need your items well before the 25th! Check out this great trio of Polka Dot Grosgrain!

Polka Dot Grosgrain in Christmas Colors!

Feel free to let me know if there is anything you need in a custom yardage, I love to create custom orders! ♥

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Coupon Codes in effect on!!

Etsy is rolling out a new feature for sellers! We can now create coupon codes for our customers to use!

So of course, Little Red Cottage is going to hop right on that bandwagon!

I just created code:


...use it to save 10% on all your purchases this Thanksgiving Week! Just enter the code while you are checking out. I am so grateful for all my fabulous customers! x0x0

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Little Red Cottage in an Etsy Treasury!

Check out the gorgeous Etsy treasury my item is in this morning!! So pretty!

"Golden Chic" Etsy Treasury

Cream & Black Polka Dot Trim

Coming soon!!! Brand new hand dyed buttons!! I was a mad scientist last Monday morning...and there are so many new colors to list! New shades of old favorites like RED and GREEN (I know you still need these for Holiday crafting!) and brand new ones to the shop........The names are Silver Lining, Peach Cobbler and Snow Kissed Berry.....oh my!!!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Jumbo Cotton Rick Rack - Lots of Christmas Colors Available!

My Jumbo Cotton Rick Rack is so popular for sewing projects! Nothing beats cotton rick rack for color and texture!

There is still a good stock of Christmas colors left.......Bright Green, Hunter Green, Coral Red, and Red are all in come visit my Little Red Cottage right now and get those Christmas and Holiday Handmade goodies finished!!

38 Days til Christmas! Gasp!!!

Green Jumbo Cotton Rick Rack!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Christmas Buttons - More Mega Value Packs Listed!

Mega Value Packs with lots and lots of gorgeous hand dyed buttons are back in stock at my Little Red Cottage!

Shown is CHRISTMAS CHEER....a traditional mix of red, green and white buttons!

I have also mixed up two other gorgeous packs.....KALEIDOSCOPE...a mix of blue, purple, pink and yellow buttons...soooo pretty! and....BOYS LIFE.....a boyish mix of blue, orange and dark brown buttons............all of these new packs can be found in the Hand Dyed Button Shop Section in my!!

Convo me quickly if you need more than one pack....the last Christmas packs went so fast!! xoxo

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Halloween Sale at!!

Happy Halloween Sale!

Every order placed between 12am and 12pm (Pacific Time) on October 31st, will be refunded 31% of the merchandise total via Paypal!! So go shop shop shop and gather some "candy", i.e. buttons, ribbons and trims of your own today!

Have a wonderful and safe night Trick Or Treating
with the kiddos! xoxo

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Sneaky Sale at My!

While the cat is away...the mice will play!!

I'll be co-hosting a local "Best Betties" scrapbooking retreat this weekend with my two crazy friends........but I didn't leave until I marked down some prices in my Etsy shop.......looked for already reduced prices on buttons, trims, and scrapbooking embellishments! No need to wait for refund...just go shop!!

Little Red Cottage

I'll be back to shipping on Monday the 25th, but I'll answer convos, and handle as many special orders as I can manage while I am away.

Now is a great time to ask me about special orders for Christmas and Holiday related buttons and trims! My stock is good, and I have plenty of time to dye buttons if need be!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Halloween Button Bouquet!!

I love doing "Where did the Buttons go?" posts! I am in LOVE with the fabulous HALLOWEEN BUTTON BOUQUET one of my customers created with my Hand Dyed Spooky Button Pack!!

I have just ONE...yes, just ONE of these fabulous button packs left...hurry up and run on over to my Etsy shop if you feel inspired to make something ghoulishly fun for this Halloween season!

Spooky Button Pack!

Check out the other fabulous colors I listed last night in the Hand Dyed Button Shop Section....and I just relisted a new dye lot of the Burnt Orange buttons, and I have named them "Pumpkin Spice".....because they looked like the bread mix my family loves so much...from Trader Joe's! ;)


Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Purple Hand Dyed Buttons!

I've been adding my newest colors of hand dyed buttons to my Little Red Cottage this evening.......and the Perfectly Purple Pack has already been picked to be in a wonderful Etsy Treasury Collection featuring Lavender-themed items!

Love it!

Check out my button pack and the treasury with these links:

Perfectly Purple

Lavender Etsy Treasury

I have also listed Espresso (dark browns, tans and black)...and will be listing blue, peach, pinks, and a light green pack very soon!

I've been creating lots of custom listings ....lots of people are gathering supplies for hand crafted Holiday items, let me know if you need anything via Etsy convo!

Check out my Facebook Fan Page...and be sure to "like" me there!

Little Red Cottage Facebook Page! xoxo

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Where do the buttons go?? Wedding Bouquets!!

I just love how one of my fabulous customers used my hand dyed red buttons in her wedding bouquet! I was thrilled when she left an appreciation photo along with her feedback........The red, blue and white themes, and the textures of the buttons and felt are so pretty together.............and the best part? Her bouquet will stay this pretty as a keepsake for years to come! Thanks so much "justreagan" for sharing your photo with me!

Coming up this week: I am back from the first of two fabulous scrapbooking retreats I am cohosting this month....and I have new ribbons to list in my Little Red Cottage this week...they were a big hit on the ribbon table during the retreats, and I can hardly wait to share them with my Etsy fans!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Another fun Etsy Treasury with my Churned Butter Buttons!

Yellow must be hot on Etsy today!!!

Here is another super fun treasury, "Pop Pop Popcorn", curated by FlyAKite!

I love all these items together......and who can have popcorn without butter?? ;)

Thanks so much for including my hand dyed buttons!

DON'T FORGET.......!!!

I'm giving away a wonderfully big goodie bag to the 4,000th customer at my Little Red Cottage....................It's at 3,989 as of this moment...............go RUN and be the 4,000th customer!!!

Pink Velvet and Yellow's like finding treasure!

Check out the latest treasuries on Etsy featuring supply items from my Little Red Cottage!

"Crafting Autumn", by hipandclavicle....a gorgeous collection of Fall-Colored supply my Churned Butter Hand Dyed this grouping!


"Bedtime Stories", by OhForCute.....a darling collection of soft pastel pinks, with some hints of many wonderful handcrafted items in this collection, I have already hearted a few! My Pink Velvet was featured in this one!

Enjoy! xoxo

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Little Red Cottage Buttons in Etsy Treasuries!

I'm tickled pink that two of my Hand Dyed Button Packs are in two new Etsy Treasuries....

My Cranberry Buttons are featured in "Verry Berry", created by giggles.....
and can be found here:

"Verry Berry" Etsy Treasury


My Harvest Pack of Buttons can be found in "Owl City", created by fosterbk.....and it can be found here:

"Owl City" Etsy Treasury

I just listed new hand dyed button packs.....please check them out in the Hand Dyed Shop Section of my Little Red Cottage! There you will find new ones like:

Pumpkin Patch
Churned Butter (version 2!)
Real Teal
Christmas Tree

Hurry, they are already going fast!! xoxo

Friday, September 24, 2010

Jumbo Cotton Rick Rack....fabulous colors just restocked! happy when the Big Brown Truck comes down my street, and I know there is something on it for ME! (and you!!)

I have just restocked/relisted 9 colors of Jumbo Cotton Rick Rack in my Little Red Cottage! First, check out some examples of how I have added the Oatmeal Rick Rack to the bottom of a scrapbook layout....and then how I have added the Light Pink Rick Rack to the bottom of some gift love love this trim! So perfect for sewing!

Check out the Rick Rack shop section to find all these restocked colors:

Cranberry Red
Denim Blue
Coral Red
Natural/Off White
Rust Orange
Light Pink

Would you like to WIN SOME OF THIS WONDERFUL RICK RACK? Then run on over to the Crafty Girl's Workshop Blog, and enter the giveaway there! But don't hesitate! The giveaway ends soon....midnight on the 26th! (and then it turns into a PUMPKIN, I believe!) xoxo

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Rick Rack and Buttons Giveaway at Crafty Girl's Workshop Blog!!!

RUN on over to the Crafty Girl's Workshop Blog, and enter the fabulous giveaway contest featuring Little Red Cottage's jumbo cotton rick rack and hand dyed buttons!!!!

No...really!!!!!!!!!! GO NOW! Click on this link to get you there!!
Crafty Girl's Workshop!!

Anna has created so many different ways to enter the giveaway contest, check it out!.................and speaking of Rick Rack...................another lovely big chipboard box will be delivered tomorrow afternoon! I can hardly wait to relist some gorgeous colors that have been out of stock for awhile...if you need a LOT of rick rack for a is the time to think ahead and get all the yardage you need! xoxo

Monday, September 20, 2010

May Arts Grosgrain Rick Rack!! Beautiful Fall Colors!

Check out the beautiful new May Arts ribbon I just added to my Little Red Cottage!

Grosgrain Rick Rack, in a 1" wide size...perfect for scrapbooking and other paper crafts! I used this fabulous rick rack in the orange color along the bottom of this layout recently! So cute, and lightweight for my pages, perfect for layering!

This grosgrain rick rack is available in Light Pink, Orange, Red, Aqua, Dark Pink or Brown! Go check it out in the Rick Rack Shop Section of my Little Red Cottage on Etsy! As always...if you need a different yardage, just contact me via convo on Etsy! Thank you! xoxo

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Lots of new items will be listed soon in the shop!!

Oh my goodness!!

Ever since the Big Brown Truck dropped off the Big Cardboard Box, I have had a Major Photography Session that turned into a Major Photo Editing Session.....which will lead to a Major Creation of New Listings for Little Red Cottage!!

Here is a photo of the basket I took outside with some of the new goodies inside!

Stay tuned! xoxo

Friday, September 17, 2010

May Arts Check Gingham Ribbon - Back in stock at Little Red Cottage!

Ohhhh.....the lovely brown truck just stopped in front of my house, and dropped pound after pound of wonderful ribbon! I've never been so happy to see a cardboard box!

Some are old this gorgeous MAY ARTS PINK CHECK GINGHAM RIBBON .....and some are brand new to the shop, and I'll photographing and listing them as soon as I can! They have a new yardage and price point....go check them out in my shop!

Here is a photograph of an album class kit I used the PINK ribbon in....I used it tied onto the book rings......stapled into pleats, and tied around a posie flower stem! (This kit is still available! Email me if you would like more information! I'll be listing it on Etsy soon! LittleRedCottage (at) gmail (dot) com)

This gorgeous vintage-inspired ribbon also comes in:

RED (so classy!)

BLACK (too perfect for Halloween!)

TURQUOISE BLUE (another favorite of mine, just goes with everything!)

LIGHT GREEN (perfect for Christmas gift wrapping and bows!)

Check back soon for more wonderful ribbons and trims! I'll be working down to the bottom of this huge cardboard box somehow!! xoxo

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Falling into in a Treasury....

Ohhhhhhhhhhh so many wonderful fall/autumn Etsy Treasuries keep popping up! It one of those "favorite times of year" for lots of people! I am almost...almost....ready to convert my own little house to a "Little Pumpkin Cottage!"

Check out FALLING INTO AUTUMN curated by

My BURNT ORANGE BUTTON PACK, PAPRIKA....fits right into the color scheme!

My hand dyed packs are going will love the rich, deep colors of a hand dyed button for your projects! Please feel free to convo me on Etsy if you need more than one pack, if you need a special mix of colors, or just to say hi! xoxo

PS: I recently created a Facebook Fan Page for!! You'll find shop updates, photos of recently listed items, and a discount code if you explore the tabs a bit! Don't forget to click on "Like" on the top! Thank you!

Little Red Cottage Facebook Fan Page!

Monday, September 13, 2010

More Terrific Treasuries on Etsy!

Little Red Cottage is happy to have some more items, like my buttons here, featured in Etsy's Treasuries....curated collections/list of items found throughout Etsy...with a theme. Check these out:

Surrounded by Friends...For Piecemama
is a collection of items from the Etsy shops of people who are friends with "Piecemama", Jewel...who is going through a difficult's a sweet, thoughtful collection put together by jenniferlynnstudio.

Button, Button....Who's Got the Buttons?
is a super fun, eclectic mix of buttons to be found on mega pack of Halloween Harvest Buttons is found amongst this fun group created by SusanEknits!

Sunday, September 12, 2010

New Hand Dyed Buttons at!

I've been hard at work...and there are some new colors of Hand Dyed Buttons in the shop!

I love this pink....


...if you love it too, be sure to snag it's a limited edition, and the packs available have more buttons!

Can't forget red...especially now that the Holiday Season is quickly approaching....


....and cherry tomatoes are exactly what this pack remind me of! They will be getting a Christmasy name as we get closer to the season!

While you are at Etsy, be sure to check out the latest Treasury I'm in!

Mustard & Brown

It's a gorgeous collection of deep Autumn yellows and browns.....handcrafted items and lovely supplies like my buttons!

Thursday, September 9, 2010

School Carnival Time! (Raffle Tickets in a Fun Etsy Treasury!)

A huge thank goes out to: for including my Light Green Carnival Raffle Tickets in her vivid Etsy treasury:

School Carnival!

I have admired buttonsoup and "favorite" many of her Etsy items on a regular basis...I love what she does with buttons!

Raffle/Carnival tickets make wonderful little journaling notes for your scrapbook layouts, mini albums and other paper arts....check out how I used the magenta pink color in a row across the bottom of the layout to create a quick, and space-saving spot to journal!

Raffle Carnival Tickets are available in:

Light Green




Dark Green

Convo me if you need special quanities for a special raffle carnival tickets have been used in wedding decor, for birthday parties too!

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Today's Featured Seller:!

Where do the Buttons go?

I always love to find out where the buttons, ribbons and rick rack go when they leave my Little Red Cottage......what fun handmade creations do they end up in?

Turns out my Coraline Black Assorted Button Pack makes wonderful EYES on handcrafted felt creatures!

Check out the Blue Octopus Felt Plushie with Beaded Embellishment

and the ADORABLE Green Felt Owl Plushie-Sized Friend complete with


...darling felt creatures created by Lizziboo on Etsy! Working with felt is HOT! She also makes earrings, felt magnets and pins. I was happy to create a custom button pack with matched pairs of button eyes for her creations.

Convo me if you need custom button packs for eyes....for Halloween or Christmas projects...for anything! xoxo