ShopOrangeBlossoms

Orange Blossoms - Quality Handmade Gifts

Palmetto, Florida | 6586 Sales

ShopOrangeBlossoms

Orange Blossoms - Quality Handmade Gifts

Palmetto, Florida 6586 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Announcement   HALLOWEEN ORDERS: PLEASE CHECK WITH ME BEFORE ORDERING- THE WINDOW HAS CLOSED FOR MOST MADE TO ORDER ITEMS. I may have what you're looking for in stock, however!

Handmade costume/dress up accessories, key chains, educational games, badge clips, bags and cases, and more.

My other shop, Subversive Domestics: www.etsy.com/shop/subversivedomestic

Are you a retailer interested in wholesale? Message me for my line sheet!

My uterus key chain was featured on Buzzfeed! http://tinyurl.com/gr2jfh7

Let's stay in touch!
Facebook: www.facebook.com/shoporangeblossoms
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ShopOrangeBlossoms
You Tube: youtube.com/c/NikkiVelazquez

Announcement

Last updated on Oct 20, 2018

HALLOWEEN ORDERS: PLEASE CHECK WITH ME BEFORE ORDERING- THE WINDOW HAS CLOSED FOR MOST MADE TO ORDER ITEMS. I may have what you're looking for in stock, however!

Handmade costume/dress up accessories, key chains, educational games, badge clips, bags and cases, and more.

My other shop, Subversive Domestics: www.etsy.com/shop/subversivedomestic

Are you a retailer interested in wholesale? Message me for my line sheet!

My uterus key chain was featured on Buzzfeed! http://tinyurl.com/gr2jfh7

Let's stay in touch!
Facebook: www.facebook.com/shoporangeblossoms
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ShopOrangeBlossoms
You Tube: youtube.com/c/NikkiVelazquez

Nikki

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About

Quality Handmade Gifts, But People First!

Orange Blossoms is a strong proponent of the "people before profits" philosophy. I hope you agree that this comes through in my interactions with my customers. My customers' satisfaction with my products is just as important to me as maintaining and growing my business. I also put a small "freebie" in with every order I ship out.

I quit my day job on 10/31/16 to run Orange Blossoms full time. It has been the most work and the most fun I've ever had!

THE BACKSTORY
I've been crafting since I was 11. There was a "variety store" with a craft department near my middle school, and whenever I had a few dollars, I would buy some supplies to make something new. Back then, it was mostly little animals made from pom poms and pipe cleaners. I dabbled in sewing as well, at least until I sewed through my thumb.

I picked up sewing again in high school, and I got really into it at age 20. For several years, I would sew a new garment almost every weekend. Many items in my wardrobe were handmade by me. Unfortunately, sewing causes me back pain, so I cannot sew as much as I'd like.

NOW
I began making hair accessories with ribbon in 2011 after being inspired by online tutorials. I started with a few spools of ribbon and got hooked fast! In 2014, I started doing machine embroidery, particularly "in the hoop" designs. It quickly became my favorite pastime. I love to create things with fabric, choose the colors, and share my work with others. It continues to amaze me how many things can be made with an embroidery machine!

I now have shelves full of felt, a few hundred spools of ribbon, dozens of rolls of vinyl, drawers filled with elastic, thread, and other fabrics and supplies filling my workroom. I find making items for my shop a great way to relax despite it being my full time career.

In addition to Etsy, I am also an occasional You Tuber, a wife, and mother of 3 kids and 6 cats.

I love social media! I have a channel on You Tube www.youtube.com/channel/UCHTD1d9JZD-guour5NKJ6Gg

Photos of works in progress on Instagram www.instagram.com/ShopOrangeBlossoms

Updates and occasional coupon codes on Facebook www.facebook.com/ShopOrangeBlossoms

I'm a proud member of the Tampa Bay Etsy Crew team. I love using my experiences to help other shop owners, and I've made some great friends as well.

My other shop, Subversive Domestics: www.etsy.com/shop/subversivedomestic

Shop members

  • Nikki

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    I'm a crafter, mother, wife, former social worker and educator, and citizen of the world. I love to make things. I love fabric, ribbon, and embroidery. Colors and textures inspire me most. I believe that life is better with cats.

Local

Find ShopOrangeBlossoms at the following upcoming markets!

  • 9th Annual Shopapalooza Festival, Part 2
    South Straub Park
    SAINT PETERSBURG, FL

    Nov 24

    Celebrate Day Small Business Saturday on Day 2 of the 9th Annual Shopapalooza Festival . Shopapalooza is Tampa Bay's biggest shopping event of the year, packed with free entertainment, free giveaways and plenty of surprises! The FREE community celebration, now in its ninth year, brings together more than 130 locally owned shops, restaurants, art galleries, service providers, non-profits and community organizations to beautiful South Straub Park in downtown St. Petersburg! Shopapalooza also features free entertainment, free giveaways, free activities for children and plenty of surprises! Come join the fun with your friends, family or kids. Admission is free! Shopapalooza is a production of LocalShops1 with the support and sponsorship of the City of St. Petersburg The event helps benefit and spotlight local businesses as well as local nonprofits, including our partners Chart 411 and Earth Day St Pete.

  • Atomic Holiday Bazaar
    Sarasota Municipal Auditorium
    801 N Tamiami Trl
    SARASOTA, FL

    Dec 8–9

    Here's how the show organizer describes it: Indie crafts for the world's delightful irregulars. Family friendly and artsy material for smartsy humans. Arrive hungry, in addition to the Atomic indie-crafters and artists, the street fair has a handful of local food trucks, so take a shopping break and fuel up.

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Last updated on Dec 14, 2017
Frequently asked questions
Wholesale availability

I'd be delighted to supply your shop with my quality handmade products! Most items in my shop are available for wholesale. Please message me for my linesheet.

Custom and personalized orders

Almost everything in my shop can be customized. Examples include changing thread colors, fabrics, fonts, and sometimes sizes. Please message me so we can discuss what you have in mind!

Gift wrapping and packaging

I keep packaging to a minimum for environmental reasons, but if you'd like gift packaging, I'll gladly fulfill your request. Just choose the gift wrap option at checkout.

Can you make something based on a character?

Sorry, but I cannot sell anything that uses copyrighted or trademarked images or phrases. It is illegal. Honesty is something I value and want to model for my children, so I will not use someone else's intellectual property without their permission.