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Sunday, May 3, 2009

Help Me Name My New Etsy Store Contest



It's not a secret that I've been a packrat, collector and appreciator of vintage items and oddities for a long, long time. I'm the one who goes to the antique stores with visions of decorating my entire home in vintage quilts, head vases and other cool stuff. And let's not forget those other charming things I just have to have, like vintage hankies, tablecloths, old dolls, knick-knacks and other items I can't stand to leave on the shelf at the antique store. Well, I've decided to turn my love of these things with others. I'm opening up a brand new Etsy store. It will be a shopping haven for people who like cool vintage items but want to do their shopping from their home computers. This will be the place where you can find vintage items like chenille blankets, boudoir dolls, chunky brooches, jewelry findings/supplies, fabric, old patterns, hankies, cake toppers, games and game pieces and much, much more. Many of the items listed will be things that can be repurposed into something else.

I have one dilemma, though....I don't know what to name my store. I want something catchy, cool and clever that people will remember. I was steering towards something like "Funk-a-Licious Finds", but wanted to see what other names people can come up with.

This is where you can help me. I'm holding a "NAME MY ETSY STORE" contest that will last through the end of May. Please leave a comment for me with your ideas for unique store names. There is no limit to the amount of suggestions you can give; I encourage you to think out of the box. Nothing is too crazy and all names will be considered. The contest runs all month and will end on May 30, 2009. There must be a minimum of 100 name ideas before I will select a winner. The winner will be announced during the first week of June. The winner will have their blog and/or website featured here on my blog and will also get to select $25.00 of merchandise FREE from my EBay store. Don't worry - you don't have to have an EBay ID to participate. Just pick out any "buy-it-now" item(s) you'd like from my store, and I'll send them to you.

Good luck, everyone! I look forward to hearing from you!

P.S. IMPORTANT - Please make sure you leave an email or blog address in your comment so I can contact you if you are the winner.

15 comments:

Renee (nayski) said...

How about "A Swan Head" using the letters of your name? For your logo you could make the 'S' into a cool swan.

klassiter said...

"Retro Revisited"
Hey, BTW, Your stuff is great. Anthony said i should talk to you about getting some stuff for initation in the fall made. Thanks!

kalassiter@stgregorys.edu

Into Creating/ (Cher) said...

How about- "Packrat Dejavu" ; )
Cher

the wreath witch said...

here is 10 good ideas

1) Horse Feathers
(from Marx brothers movies)

2) Eye Candy Unlimited

3)My Hope Chest

4)Blue Jay Way
5)Savoy Truffle
6)Wild Honey Pie
7)Dear Prudence
(from Beatles songs)

8)She's a Rainbow
(stones song)
9) Piece of My Heart
(Janice Joplin song)
10) Gypsy Treasures

~Tracy~ said...

- Jumbly Wumbly
- Frivolous Fruitcake
- Run by Fruiting ( from Mrs. Doubtfire )
- Delicious Delights
- Treasure Love
- Pirates Beauty ( instead of Booty )
- Hands of Time
- Past Presents
- Treasured Spirits
- May I Have That Please
- Sweet Fluffery
- Wide Eyes (when we see something we really like)
- Peppermint Frosting
- Manly Delights ( complete opposite to what you really sell lol ! )
- The Jewelled Pickle ( or onion/beet/radish/other foods )

Whoa, went a bit overboard there ! Time for bed :)

ByLightOfMoon said...

"Wanda's Fantasy's Fulfilled"
or

"Wanda's Fufilled Fantasies" all full up ~ EITHER WAY ????

Oh, I will have to think on this, maybe I should also do this idea also!

Smiles, Cyndi

RockerJewlz said...

Vintage Village

RockerJewlz said...

Visit My Attic

RockerJewlz said...

Clean my Attic!

RockerJewlz said...

Guess What I've Got.etsy.com

RockerJewlz said...

My Vintage Attic.etsy.com

RockerJewlz said...

The crafty attic....(sorry, can't seem to get "out of the attic" with this naming thing!)

Amanda Frank said...

Wanda's Vintage Village Art
Vintage Art to Alter
Altered Vintage Art
Altered States of Art
The way it never was
Vintage Collection
Eclectic Vintage from Above
Heavenly Altered Art Supplies
Wanda's Weird and Wild Arts
Even before you were born Art

Homebreeze said...

"Eash County Treasures" perhaps :-)

My name is CINDY...... said...

Hi Wanda!! Hope you get this, just wanted to say thank you so much for the ATC technique trades - they are lovely!! You didn't have to send an extra one, but it was very kind of you.
Thanks for swapping, Cindy