Announcement Hello. Welcome to my little shop. Most of my toys and other wares are handmade using secondhand and upcycled items like stripey tees, wool tweed blazers or cashmere sweaters. Some are made with new but organic materials too. All of what you find here is made from my own original designs. Feel free to convo me with any questions. Happy looking. Have a lovely day.
Hello. Welcome to my little shop. Most of my toys and other wares are handmade using secondhand and upcycled items like stripey tees, wool tweed blazers or cashmere sweaters. Some are made with new but organic materials too. All of what you find here is made from my own original designs. Feel free to convo me with any questions. Happy looking. Have a lovely day.
- All 84
- Plushies and Dolls 14
- Little Plushie Play Sets 6
- Rattles, Bibs, Baby Toys 10
- Pretend, Create, Learn 5
- Play Day Jewelry (lego) 17
- iPod and iPhone Cozies 8
- Recycled Crayon Sets 5
- Candy Shop Lip Balms 2
- Hair Pins and Barrettes 15
- Patterns and Kits 2
Reducing, Reusing and Amusing Since 2005
It's true. I have always thought toys were cool--especially vintage toys. When I had my son (nickname Beeper) I started create things for him, then I started making toys as gifts, and then I started this shop when I discovered such a lovely response to what I was making. I have been reducing, reusing and amusing through my Etsy shop for 10+ years now.
I love thrift stores and from the very beginning what I have been making has been made with used and thrifted materials--all wool sweaters, stripey cotton tees, brightly colored towels, fuzzy cashmere sweaters, funky patterned scarves, men's tweed suit coats--because I want to find uses for what already is out there and that makes sense to me. I also love to find uses for the little bits and scraps of other materials I have left over from making--very little goes to waste around here.
Growing up I loved to play with teeny dime store trinkets and fisher price toys and today those same toys are my creative inspiration--vintage Fisher Price little people are sort of my muse.
I also have a blog I have been on extended hiatus from, but it is filled with photos from my life, links to other artists and things I find inspiring and has lots of FREE projects and patterns (and a recipe or two) so you too can make your own. It is sort of my creative journal. You can visit my blog here: http://chezbeeperbebe.blogspot.com/
I am working toward making this my full time job because it is all I want to do. Thank you for being interested--it absolutely means the world to me.
Owner, Toy Maker
I love to hand-make toys and teeny things from secondhand stuff. In between making (or sometimes while), I listen to a lot of vinyl and drink whiskey. At times, I cook a meal, grow some veggies or camp. But this is what I want to be when I grow up.
Accepted payment methods
- Accepts Etsy gift cards