Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Kim Boekbinder: Feather Clip!

I was commissioned to do a clip for Kim Boekbinder, a friend and fabulous musician. Check out the post about it on my other blog! {< 3 Bowerbird}

Monday, November 22, 2010

Sneak Peek

Here's a sneak peek of some of the feathered fabulousness that will be sold at the Curry Village Craft Fair and CCA Holiday Fair. More teases to come soon!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Two Craft Fairs!

Hooray! Back from a (much longer than planned) break, Bowerbird will be selling their wares at two awesome craft fairs, TWO DAYS IN A ROW. Oh Friday, December 3rd, Bowerbird will be in Yosemite Valley at the Curry Village Craft Fair for the very first time! And on Saturday, December 4th, Bowerbird returns to the CCA Holiday Craft fair in Oakland! It should be an amazing weekend!

Bowerbird will be selling our usual feather hairclips, headbands, combs, bobby pins and bottle-cap earrings. In addition, we will have adorable tiny cards, feather pins (for your scarf or hat), felted 'eggs', and these sweet little 2x2 in paintings. They depict our friend the Bowerbird in its many forms.

We also have owl friends, because who doesn't love owls?

Friday, May 14, 2010

Summer Fun!

Just wanted to alert everyone that Bowerbird is briefly on hold for the next two months as Stephanie and Rachel settle into their new college-free lives. Feel free to email Rachel at if you are interested in any of our pieces.

Thanks so much!

Sunday, April 25, 2010

CCA Spring Fair!

Well, we had quite a fun and satisfying day selling at the CCA Spring Fair yesterday, although it was hard trying to avoid getting sunburnt!

Thanks to everyone who came out to support us, here's to a future of awesome bird-crafts.

<3 {Bowerbird}

Friday, April 23, 2010

Sneak Preview!

Get excited, the CCA Spring Fair is tomorrow from 11 to 3! We'll be there selling some awesome goodies, including but not limited to the following:

NEW adorable egg bobby pins, only $5 each!

NEW pearl bobby pins, only $5 each!

And our NEW line of tiny gift cards, only $3 each!

Plus a TON more! If you're around Rockridge tomorrow, you should stop by and say hello!

<3 {Bowerbird}

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Etsy Treasuries

WOW! I feel so honored, we have been featured in an Etsy Treasury this week!

Go check it out here.

The treasury is to support all the newbies to the CCCOE (the California Crafter's Etsy Team), which we just recently joined. All of the other things in the treasury are adorable as well. What a great opportunity!

<3 {Bowerbird}

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Pretty Penny!

Did you know that we sold things at Pretty Penny on College Avenue in Oakland? I just did a big drop-off today! Some of these beauties are included in the mix:

This butterfly would love to alight on your head. Retails at $22

This gorgeous peacock would be perfect for a 20's inspired night on the town. Retails at $22

And this little bird need a new home! Retails at $18

There are also a few headbands and other clips that were previously listed on Etsy. Itching to try them on? Go check them out!

<3 {Bowerbird}

Monday, April 5, 2010


So whenever I tell people that my crafting name is 'Bowerbird Crafts,' most people don't know what a Bowerbird actually is. Imagine my delight when I watched Life yesterday, and the 'Birds' episode featured the Bowerbird! Watch a clip from the show here.

For those of you who don't know about this lovely creature, the species featured on the show is called the 'Vogelkop Bowerbird.' Bowerbirds build structures called 'Bowers' that are essentially love dens, to attract as many females as possible to mate with. The coolest thing about Bowerbirds is that they are the Designers of the bird community. They have an amazing sense of color, and collect things in the same pallet to decorate the entrance to their bower. As a collector and a designer, the Bowerbird is my perfect mascot!

And if you love them as much as I do, you can take this quiz to see if you would be a good Bowerbird yourself!

<3 {Bowerbird}

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Bowerbird Giveaway!

Hey Everyone,

Our giveaway is finally underway! Check it out on Got a Lot to Give!

There's an adorable pin pair and bottle cap earring set, up for grabs for a week.

Good luck!
<3 {Bowerbird}

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Nests, in miniature

Well, I am a sucker for anything miniature. So you can image my delight when I came across miniature nests on Etsy, with eggs in them! They are the cutest things I have ever seen, and I just knew I had to use them for Bowerbird. Here is my first attempt:

ADORABLE, right?!

Unfortunately I underestimated just HOW small these tiny nests were, and this was the only button that would work without the poor things being lost in a sea of feathers. Luckily, with the help of my lovely assistants, we have figured out an adorably practical solution.

Watch for the big reveal featuring these cute miniatures on Tuesday, March 30th, when we have our very first Blog giveaway at Got A Lot to Give!

To own tiny nests of your very own, check out Craft Zany on Etsy!

<3 {Bowerbird}

Monday, March 8, 2010

Updates Galore!

Hello to my three lovely followers :) A few things have transpired since my last post, worthy of notation.

New feather clips and headbands were dropped off at the Pretty Penny last week, and at the same time I posted new clips to the Etsy! Including this gorgeous beauty designed by a guest artist:

AND! The best news of all: There will be a SPECIAL giveaway on March 30th, at Keep your eyes peeled!

{ <3 }

Sunday, February 14, 2010

We Sold Something to a Stranger!

As a new Etsy-an, it seems as though your first sales are usually to people you know, BUT today we made a sale to a complete stranger from Raleigh, North Carolina!

Still trying to figure out packaging, but hopefully these finches will be safe in the long journey across the continent. <3!

Friday, February 12, 2010

Our First Etsy Sale!

Today is amazing, because we had our first ever Etsy sale!

The first sale is the hardest, right? I hope Landra loves them!

Thursday, February 11, 2010