Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Handmade With Love Feature Interview: Mabel & Nanny's Designs

This weeks sponsor for my Handmade With Love Winter Giveaway is Mabel & Nanny's Designs! Nanny is one of the many ladies who I have made internet friends with over the last few months and I wish her & her Mother the best of luck with their new endeavor. Please read below to learn a little about Mabel & Nanny and take a look at the neat up-cycled bags & beaded goodies they have to offer in their new Etsy shop. If you like what you see, take advantage of the discount code they have offered to my readers!

Pretty Flower Drawstring Pouch
Please tell me about yourself.

This is a Mother and Daughter run operation.

Mabel is a Work from home, Grandmother and avid crafter. She takes care of her special needs grandson full time. When time permits she does odd sewing jobs out of her home. For the last few years she's sold her items at craft fairs

Nanny is a stay-at-home mom of two children. She likes to do various crafts as a way of staying sane. She's an avid blogger and you can find her at

What kinds of products do you offer?

We sell a verity of items from beaded works to handmade bags and purses. Nanny does the beaded designs jewelry such as bracelets, necklaces, and book thongs.

Mabel creates up-cycled handbags, purses from gently use clothing. As well as quilted tote bags.

Sky Blue Bracelet
How long have you been in business?

Mabel has been visiting craft fairs with her wares for many years now, she just recently in Feb of last year decided to try and sell her handmade bags via Etsy.

Where do you see your business heading in the future?

We are hoping to expanded into making homemade lip-balm, and perhaps other beauty products. I'm also hoping to add some crocheted items in the near future. We've discussed adding sun-dress for the coming spring and summer. But basically we'll continue to try this and that and what ever we find interesting and fun.

Which countries do you ship to?

US & Canada

Key to Romance- Sm Book Thong
How can people find you online?

You can find Nanny @ Hobby Hodgepodge-


Is there anything else you would like to mention to my readers?

Readers of Misfit Momma can use the promo code MISFIT for a 10% discount on their order.

Teaser! Here's what you will have a chance to win!

We're offering a blue with white flowers canvas tote bag. Also a bracelet with blue glass beads and silver plated moon/sun and dragonfly spacers.

Bonus Entry!

Visit Mabel & Nanny's Designs and comment here with your favorite item before the giveaway goes live at 12AM EST February 2nd for an extra entry!


Unknown said...

I really like the bracelets! My favorite is the Sky Blue Bracelet.

Unknown said...

I love the Turquoise Dragonfly Bracelet - it's gorgeous!

Crystal said...

Cute!! I like the Dark Love- Sm Book Thong/ Bracelet

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