Chef’s Pencil Set

August 12, 2010 · 10 comments · Print This Post

in Gift Ideas, Products, Reviews

I’ve never really been the Etsy addict that so many of you are. Occasionally I’d see something cute that other friends had purchased online but I never really took the time to scour the store for one-of-a-kind finds. That is until recently. In the last three months I’ve started to impulse shop on Etsy like it’s my job.

Case in point: this adorable Chef’s Pencil Set from Paper Pastries. Did I need any pencils? No. Do I even own a pencil sharpener? No, although perhaps I can sharpen them with my eyeliner sharpener? Do I ever write with a Pencil? Not since I filled in those little bubbles on annoying standardized tests in High School. So why did I feel the overwhelming need to buy these? Who knows… In the end they’re cuter than cute so does it really matter? I think not.

Obviously I don’t need any extra encouragement but I’d love to hear about some of your favorite Etsy finds and sellers. Don’t worry CK — I’ll do my best not to give my credit card too much of a workout.

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1 newlywed August 12, 2010 at 8:25 am

I found tons of great wedding stuff there…including my veil and our ceremony programs! The veil was fabulous, from Rohm!


2 Hänni August 12, 2010 at 10:40 am

Glade Made. She’s an Austin artist and Lee Hall, Virginia Tech alumni! Go hokies!


3 [email protected] August 12, 2010 at 1:12 pm

Love the pencils – looks perfect as a stocking stuffer come Christmas time. I’m not much of an Etsy shopper either, but you’re right, there’s so much cute stuff to be found there.


4 margaret August 12, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Thank you for the sweet write up and positive feedback on etsy!


5 Kathy - Panini Happy August 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm

Those are actually really cute. I don’t write much with pencils these days either but I’m tempted!


6 Kelly August 12, 2010 at 6:09 pm

I’m so a sucker for etsy. I’m really obsessed with these dishes:

Although Lorena doesn’t seem to sell them on etsy anymore and interestingly Crate and Barrel seems to have a knock off version:


7 Sharon August 14, 2010 at 2:46 pm

Love those pencils! I’ve recently opened a small shop on Etsy with my daughter and as a result have found waaaaay too much stuff that I just HAVE to have one of these days. I like the idea of supporting local folks, even if they’re not local geographically, most are just struggling artists like us.


8 Bren August 15, 2010 at 1:47 pm

Love, love these! What a great find. Will look into them right now…


9 April August 20, 2010 at 4:07 pm

Ling Glass is one of my favorite etsy sellers. I have several of her pieces:


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