Friday's Fab Etsy Finds: Celebrating Groundhog Day With Etsy

Friday, January 28, 2011

Every February the country anxiously looks toward Punxsutawney, PA in hopes of predicting the near future. I am talking about Phil, the famous groundhog and his infamous shadow. Will he see it, or will we have any early spring? We will soon find out this Tuesday. But unless you live within 50 miles or so of good ol' Punxsutawney, chances are this underappreciated holiday is barely on your radar. For shame, I say. Why not embrace it as an excuse to celebrate the whimsy in life? And where can you find whimsical, celebratory Groundhog Day supplies? Why, Etsy of course.

Groundhog Day Button Set
You can make your own prediction with these cute little button pins. Don the cloud if you predict an early spring and the sun if you predict a long winter. Or wear them both if you are feeling ambivalent, but still want to get into the spirit of things. These pins are about one inch in diameter and features the seller's own original artwork of our beloved Phil. At $4 for the pair, this is a find that makes celebrating Groundhog Day fun and affordable.

The Cutest Groundhog Soaps
Now you can think of Phil and his fateful appearance every time you wash your hands. Just stock your bathroom with these little groundhog-shaped soaps. What's even better is that you can choose from lots of yummy scents like Chocolate Cherries, Tahitian Vanilla and 7Up Pound Cake. They come wrapped in cello bags and a bow. And at $6 for a set of 3, you may just want to start a new tradition of Groundhog Day gift giving.

Happy Groundhog Day Rubber Stamp
This rubber stamp will add a little festivity to your daily paperwork. Ideal for teachers and small businesses, emboss assignments or out going mail with this little guy to show you attention to detail. It sells for $8.50.

Punxsutawney, PA Postmark
Here is another stamp that will add just the right amount of Phil to your February 2. Adorn out going paperwork or the inside of a greeting card or handwritten note with this iconic emblem.

Groundhog Letterpress Card
What's up... Groundhog card - letterpress printed
Here is a fun, casual way to reach out to someone special. This accommodating letterpress card makes mention GH Day, but also leaves room for other topics of discussion. It sells for $4 for one card and matching envelope.


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