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You know the old saying, «one man’s trash is another man’s treasure?

You know the old saying, «one man’s trash is another man’s treasure?

» Cappy Sue Creations is a unique Etsy shop that takes that mantra to a whole new level. Along with random paintings, jewelry and art pieces that range from strange and unusual to traditional and beautiful, Cappy Sue Creations will also take your random, unwanted junk, turn it into something new and more interesting, and send it back to you for a fee – now you know what to do with all those white elephant gifts! And in addition to these custom projects, you can also find some not-so-safe-for-work items in the form of pendants, ornaments and more. Prices vary by item.

Leaves of 3

Leaves of 3 turns nature into jewelry, with things like moss, butterflies, flowers, seashells and four-leaf clovers preserved in clear resin and turned into pendants, earrings, rings and more. But what makes Leaves of 3 even more unique is the fact that the shop offers an entire selection of jewelry made with real poison ivy – yes, the plant that’s best-known for giving people painful rashes. But don’t worry, these pieces are beautiful and definitely won’t make you itch. Prices vary, but most items range from $20 to $50.


According to its Etsy page, aKNITomy is an «icky and cuddly world of knitted anatomy.» The shop sells framed, knit versions of human anatomy and dissected creatures (like frogs, rats, bats and aliens) that are both strange, and oddly, kind of cute. (más…)