Don’t leave home without it! Clever ways to pack light and keep your jewelry safe (with things you already own) when traveling

Unless you’re a workaholic (which we are, so we’re not judging) or you already live in paradise (okay, now we’re judging), summertime means it’s also vacation time — which, for many of us, also means it’s time to endure the hassles of airports, overpacking and luggage jostling across the cabin and down the baggage claim carousel.

Fortunately, there are some crafty ways to pack your delicate jewelry that will both lighten your luggage and keep those handmade investments feeling secure while they travel with you. Best of all, there’s an excellent chance you already have everything you need.

Celebrate the 4th with stars, bars and free shipping all weekend long at Olive Yew!

This 4th of July weekend, domestic first class shipping within the United States is once again on us. Just apply the coupon code STARSNBARS at checkout and you’re good to go. No minimum purchase necessary!

Etsy Craft Party 2014 Recap: Who said learning can’t be a ton of fun (and delicious too)?

If you weren’t able to attend Olive Yew’s first-ever Etsy Craft Party earlier in June, we have some bad news: You missed an amazing good time. Fortunately, there’s good news too: We had so much fun, we’re almost certainly going to do it again soon.

A summertime treat: Free shipping all week long!

The winter that seemed like it never would end has been vanquished at last, and we’re more excited than ever to celebrate the arrival of summer weather, summer clothes and a discount that will warm your heart.