It's entirely possible to have fun buying on a budget. Consider shopping from my co-crafters on the Etsy Twitter Team (we are a group who belong to both Etsy and twitter).
$5 and Under Wonders
Sweet Handmade Polymer Clay Message for $4
This lady makes amazing miniatures at amazing prices. See cupcakes, oreo cookies and other charming little treasures at Frosted Treats
Chai Tea Spiced Soap $3.50 here
Handmade soap is such an affordable luxury!! Don't click unless you allow yourself to get addicted. This one is on sale and is PERFECT for a guy. Many many more at comparable savings from The Soap Seduction like Peppermint Chocolate Soap (don't eat it!) and Grandma Klump Denture Soap (hilarious!).
Loads for Less, 6 Circle Scrubs for $5 here
Not just for the bath, this all-cotton crocheted set look great on the patio as coasters. This lady is one hip grandma!! I wish was as good as Sandi at designing a blog like this and btw, she is a breast cancer survivor to boot.
$10 Tops Twinkling Treasures
Old world glamour at a new world price $8 and free shipping (to US and Canada) here
Pop these in a box with a new comb or hairbrush! Everything at Firebird House harks back to a vintage era.
Smart Females Only!
Original Art on 10 for $10 cards here
See more of this illustrator's distinctive style at A Cagey Bee
Jingles below a Jackson
Christmas is for kids, right? Grab a coloring book or just a drawing pad tuck this in the car pocket $12 Crayon Roll
Same price will get you a baby blanket or a tooth fairy pillow at Bellflower Textiles (not bad!).
Luxe for Less Venetian Glass and Sterling Silver Earrings here
Just one of the lower priced deluxe designs from BellaTu Jewelry
Precious Words on Precious Metal for $20 here
Personal priced right pieces from Punky Jane makes 'cents'.
Thanks for taking a minute to look over the hand work of these artisans!