After buying a hand-knit wool Marvin the Martian helm for his dog, Elon Musk has publicly declared his love for Etsy.
I kinda love Etsy
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 26, 2021
His love has made others check out the online craft good retailer as well as purchase stock in the company.
The power of your tweets. Within two minutes of the tweet, the stock gained over a billion dollars in market cap. pic.twitter.com/7QvSs4VrtX
— Colby (@colbyadd) January 26, 2021
If you’ve never been on Etsy or are wondering how it works, we’ve got you covered. Here are 12 Etsy shops run by Portland locals that you’re going to want to check out:
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Statement jewelry is what iheartmies is known for. Big hoops, long dangles, and even pairs of earrings with axes are what you’ll find at this shop.
Siskiyoupelican has hand-poured candles, hanging shelves, ornaments, as well as hanging planters and trellis’. Those looking for the outdoorsy yet minimalistic home vibe will love this shop.
Although they’re from Tillamook, saltyravenLLC creates designs that any Portlander would approve of. From a mug with Mt. Hood printed on it to Portland tee shirts, you’re bound to find an item to order. Enjoy free shipping once you spend $50 by using the code FREESHIP50.
From boob-printed things to funky earrings and lesbian pride items, ZinettaHopeArt definitely sells only one-of-a-kind items.
Soap is a hot commodity these days, especially considering the global pandemic and all. GiftedSoapCompany sells bars shaped like hearts, bars with birch-looking features, as well as bars with text and items locked inside.
CricketFlour is Oregon’s first edible insect company. They sell everything from cricket chocolate brownie mix and hickory smoked bacon, to cricket all-purpose flour.
Like narwhals? What about cycling or dinosaurs? If you answered yes to any of these, HollyGoBikely has the jewelry for you. The designer manages to mix dainty and quirky in a gorgeous way.
BurrowLeather sells leather products at great rates that’ll last a lifetime. The Etsy store sells leather cable wraps, dog collars, bags, as well as wallets.
FrogShopArt sells everything frog themed. Enjoy holographic stickers, art prints, as well as frog lovers on a log.
Enjoy special pint glasses, etched mugs, and wine glasses from BreadandBadger. Most items are animal-themed and adorable.
It’s potholders and face masks galore at GabbyRoseGoods. Pick between Oregon-themed prints, cartoon prints, and randomly, a Texas print.
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