My latest etsy treasury is in celebration of two great pieces of news.

Everyone has been affected by cancer in their or a loved ones lives. Laura Slocum, a fellow etsy artist from creativelytangled and lauraslocumpainted was diagnosed with cancer this year, and has just found out she is in remission! Laura has been so positive throughout, it’s an inspiration to all. Here is Laura’s profile for more information

Secondly, Laura’s story inspired a collective of etsy artists to come together to raise money to support cancer research, which has now been given official etsy team status – Team etsy project embrace is born!

Money is raised through donation of some or all of the proceeds of participating etsy artists’ sales to the American Cancer Society. You can see the official page here.

Search ‘teamepe‘ on etsy to reveal products with donations to the ACS.

I some items in my shop here from the sale of which I will donate 20% of the proceeds to the ACS.

I’m going to do ‘race for life’ for Cancer Research UK next year, too. There, it’s in the public domain – I’ve GOT to now!

Rachel x

Rachel Lucie Johns

Hi! I'm Rachel, a jewellery designer-maker & nature photographer. My work is inspired by the gorgeous countryside around West Yorkshire & Art Deco design. This blog is where I share my creative life and inspiration. find out more ...


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    30th September 2009

    thanks for your comments and support!
    As I said above, we are all affected, somehow, and it's inspirational seeing how something so serious pulls people together.

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    Paisley Chainsaw

    30th September 2009

    Thank you for including my necklace in this lovely treasury, and what a great support a charity team would be for those affected by cancer.

    I will have a look at the links above and purchase from someone donating as its such a worthwhile cause.

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    Erika Price

    29th September 2009

    Thank you so much for highlighting this wonderful cause with your beautiful treasury, Rachel, and for including my Virtuoso earrings among your choices! And I think you're amazing to be doing the Race for Life next year!!!

    So glad to hear the news that Laura is in remission! I'm also delighted to be a member of Etsy Project Embrace, because I've lost several family members and far too many close friends to cancer in the past few years.

    My contribution to TeamEPE's efforts to raise funds for the American Cancer Society is that I am donating 100% of the profits from sales of my jewellery on Etsy until Christmas 2009

    You can browse my jewellery at:
    or donate directly at my ACS fund raising page:

    Thanks once again!

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    29th September 2009

    wonderful article and support for Laura.. you should send her a link to see it!
    She is an amazingly strong lady. I lost a sister to cancer so know how rough the chemo process is and Laura is a trooper of the first degree. Thanks for posting my photo in your nice treasury,,off to see it in person!