Colorful & Clever Handmade Home Goods

Somerset, New Jersey · 7187 Sales


Colorful & Clever Handmade Home Goods

Somerset, New Jersey 7187 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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Rebecca Rodriguez

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Introducing: Ruth Baby Ginsburg bibs! Cotton baby bibs modeled after the Supreme Court Justice's famous collars. Now when baby hates peas, she can truly show her dissent! joy
Did any of those middle school games of MASH correctly predict your future?? Whether you ended up in a mansion, apartment, shack, or house, this pillow is the perfect pop of nostalgia for wherever you call home. Also available as a tea towel!
Just in time for finals and graduation season: blue book exam pillows! You get to pick the grade and teacher's note, so good grades are guaranteed. A perfect gift for your favorite student, graduate, or teacher.


If it had been an option, I would have stayed in 4th grade forever. But designing products with a school-age nostalgia isn't a bad second choice.

dirtsa studio was born accidentally.

Many people think my previous job -- a display artist for Anthropologie -- is a dream position. I loved being creative every day, but I found many aspects of the job restricting and unsatisfactory. So I quit.

While I looked for a new job I started designing some products of my own, just for fun. I posted my creations for sale online and they quickly sold. I posted more, and more sold. Soon I had so much business that I realized I had created a new job for myself.

I named my business after my Swedish grandmother, Astrid. She was an amateur painter and humorously signed many of her works under “Dirtsa” — her first name spelled backwards.

Today, dirtsa studio delights in creating mindful and playful products with a nostalgic bent.

I firmly believe that everyday life can be made better by creating playful and beautiful spaces in which to live and work. I know cute housewares will never change the world, but they may change *your* world just a bit (I know they've changed mine).

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  • Rebecca Rodriguez

    Owner, Maker, Designer

    Rebecca Rodriguez is a graduate of Yale University and the American Material Culture Program at Winterthur, the foremost museum of American decorative arts. Prior to starting dirtsa studio, she worked as a display artist at Anthropologie.

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  • Fabric Printer

    United States

    A small percentage of my products are created with the help of a U.S.-based fabric printer. I create digital designs that the company custom prints on fabric. All final cutting and sewing is done by me in my studio.

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