Surroundings: Where We’ve Been

Will and I have a tradition about which I’m quite proud. Whenever we go someplace together, we purchase a commemorative piece of art from Etsy upon our return to grace our growing “Travel Wall”.

{Etsy Stores: SeattleMinneapolisSan DiegoPortland}

This way, we both have something by which to remember our trip and support Etsy, a site I completely love. We pick out the artwork together, so the process is collaborative and fun. Granted, some of the places we’ve been (Aberdeen, Maryland for a cousin’s wedding; Cambridge, Massachusetts for a baby shower) are too small to have Etsy-artists dedicated to their preservation, but the larger trips are represented.

The more we travel, the more this wall will grow. I have visions of our artwork taking up impressive vertical real estate some day.

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About Helena

Helena lives in Chicago with her boyfriend and two cats. Her boyfriend thinks she's awesome. Her cats agree.

Posted on August 3, 2011, in My Home and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. LOVE that idea! How amazing. (And yes, I’ve become rather addicted to Etsy in the past weeks — keep doing the Taste Test over and over and finding amazing stuff.)

    • Haha, I love the Taste Test! I’m an Etsy fanatic. People are so freaking talented! I love to think “I should open a store!” but then I remember I have no skills. Le sad.

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