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Etsy Documentary Featuring Me Is Out + A Giveaway

Today, Etsy released the video featuring me and my transferware collection.  It is amazing to see how two full days of filming is turned into a mere 4 minute documentary short. 

I've teamed up with the Etsy blog to give away this plate to a reader.  It's a circa 1834-54 plate by Ridgway in the Marmora pattern featuring  romanticized ship scenes.

CLICK on the photo to be taken directly to the Etsy blog to read the story, watch the video and leave a comment to enter the giveaway and just to let them know you're visiting from my blog.  
Etsy loves and encourages for you to share, so please feel free to share the video in the links they provide.

Sharing at:  Mod Vintage Life, Savvy Southern Style, Cozy Little House, A Stroll Thru Life


  1. I've been checking all day to see when Etsy posted. I'm off to read and view.......Sarah

    1. Thanks Sarah! I can't wait to hear what you think. I just emailed you a few minutes ago. I can't believe you found that post with the cow butter box!

  2. I am so excited for you Nancy. Brenda from CLH directed me to your blog. I will gladly watch the video.

    1. Nancy, it was just splendid. You definitely show your vast knowledge of transferware. Olive

    2. Aww, that is so nice of you. Thank you for watching!

  3. Congratulation, Nancy! What a wonderful story of your collection! I wish my garage looked just like yours!!!!!

    1. I am lucky my husband isn't into working on cars or owns a ton of tools. I don't think it would be a good mix! lol Since the filming, I've added four more shelving units to our garage.
      Thank you for watching!

  4. What a good job they did with this and you were a natural on it, didn't detect any nervousness. I'm emailing my dish loving sisters to be sure they didn't miss this. I love hearing the history in your own voice. Congratulations!

  5. Great video Nancy and I learned a little more about transferware.

  6. Wonderful Nancy! You and your collection are amazing! I'm with you ...I see plates as art! Congratulations!
    Miss Bloomers

  7. The video is great! It was so fun seeing your collection and hearing all about it. They really are beautiful works of art.


  8. Thank you so much for your lovely give away. I would love to add this beautiful plate to my home...

  9. Just wonderful, Nancy! They did a great job showing off your lovely home and beautiful transferware! Just lovely!


  10. Wow. They did an amazing job. I thoroughly enjoyed that. Chapeau, Nancy!!!

  11. I love all of your transfer pieces - actually I love everything on your site! I am so happy I found you today! My fingers are crossed!

    Thank YOU!

  12. I love all your transfer pieces - I love your whole site! I am glad i found you today!

    Thank YOU!

  13. I've been following your story, Nancy, and this video is wonderful! It's very informative for anyone interested in transferware and truly inspiring to anyone in difficulty and wanting to pursue their passion. Well done! ~ Maureen

  14. Hi Nancy, The video is fantastic! Yes, you don't seem nervous at all and the history is wonderful the way you tell it. Congratulations!

  15. Congratulations on being featured! I have been following your blog for a long time, love your tablescapes, the inspiration, your transferware collection.

  16. Hi Nancy
    It was delightful to 'meet' you properly and hear your voice!
    I think they made a splendid job all round, and your knowledge is AMAZING :o) I'm certain it will help you with a lot more sales in the future.
    Rose H

  17. Bravo, Nancy! Bravo! You looked very relaxed in the video, and it was really terrific. Congratulations!

  18. Now I can put the voice with the face. It was very enjoyable and your collection just blows me away.


  19. That was a wonderful video interview of you. I started following you after a friend put me onto red transferware and I now have 5 pieces but it opened up a new interest for me, and I'm enjoying reading your blog. I just shared the link to your blog and the video with my tea group where we have many collectors too. I hope to send a whole new group of buyers to you. Good for you for being able to turn a love into a supporting business. Your blog is just amazing.

  20. Am so excited to get to etsy and see the video. I'd love to be able to win that gorgeous plate. Thanks for such a great giveaway Nancy.


  21. Nancy! That was so informative! I am an information JUNKIE! This fed me in so many ways!



  22. I enjoyed the video! I never knew your backstory and it's so inspiring. I've collected transferware for a while and just love the scenes. That's one of the reasons I love toile it's so like transferware. Love that garage full of beautiful pieces = heaven!

  23. Congratulations! I'm heading over to watch the video and enter the giveaway of course :)

  24. I watched the it! But I can't leave a comment. I've tried about 3 or 4 times. Hmmmm....

  25. there is still alot of pain that comes thur when you speak of trying to save your home. we women need the place we call home more than anything.I am so thankful you used and are still using things you support your family BUT to put a smile on that sweet face of yours. i have followed your blog for sometime now and would have never known of your struggle, YOU have a true understanding of making lemonade from lemons. and to be so successful that you have a etsy documentary all i can say is WOW !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  26. also tried to leave a comment on the esty site---no can do-- so please check it our as i don't want to be left out of the opp to win that beautiful plate as i collect blue and white and red and whte. thanks

    1. Do you have an Etsy account? I think you have to in order to post a comment. There have been a few others though that have said the same thing so I will email and ask them and post what I find out. So sorry.

  27. You did a great job on your interview! You'll be on HGTV before we know it. You depth of information is inspiring. I'm so proud of you. When you have lunch, with Pat, I'll come if I have a free day. You all remind me of each other. Happy Thanksgiving!. Cherry Kay


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