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« on: March 11, 2009 11:49:09 PM »

I've begun making these for friends and family that are having babies lately (seems to be happening alot).  They're so much fun (and addicting)!  It starts out as just a white ceramic piggy bank that I just paint with paint pens.  I've been customizing them for each recipient.  These are my favorite 3 (girl) piggy banks:



'ballerina piggy' (complete with blush, pearls and tutu)



i call this one 'hippy piggy' (i used the last of my vintage lace  Embarrassed)



this piggy has a sweet tooth!


I made some boy piggy banks too, but I'll post those later.  I love making these so much, I was thinking about selling them and/or swapping them?  I opened up an Etsy, but don't have anything in it yet...what do you guys think?

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« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2009 07:13:38 AM »

Absolutely sell them, they're gorgeous. Just remember that Hobby Lobby also sells decorated piggies, so I'd try to be comparable on price. (although everyone know handmade is 100% better anyway....oh well. mass production....*sigh*)
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