Photos: Colorado pride items on Etsy, holiday shopping edition
Etsy is a treasure trove of Colorado pride items, and we've highlighted some memorable ones in posts from January and March. And with the holiday shopping season officially launching this week, we thought it was the perfect time to highlight the latest and greatest, ranging from artwork made from distressed bike chain to license-plate pendants that pay tribute to "WSMFP" (letters translated below). Continue to see our picks, and click on the links to check out the original listings. Key Holder by ColoradoJoes Colorado Welcome Sign: $30.00
"Measuring 12" wide x 9 1/2" high, this key holder is hand made entirely from reclaimed materials, even the nails. This key holder will surely complement any room, mudroom or home's entrance. Show off your Colorado pride or this makes the perfect handcrafted gift for the Colorado lover in your life.
"Complete with mounting hardware that will allow you to attach this key holder securely and flush to your wall.
#'d 1-100 on Front."
Continue to see more Colorado pride items on Etsy just in time for Christmas shopping. Denver Bronco made from expired Colorado license plates: $275.00
"Hand crafted Bronco Logo made from expired license plates. The one shown has been sold but yours will be made to order of the same style and quality. "Each plate is handcut then sanded to remove any sharp edges before it is individually tacked on to create the most accurate depiction of the image. Mounted on 3/4" panel, which gives the piece a 3D feel, it includes a hanging wire mounted on the back and is signed and dated on the back as well. This piece measures 39"w x 23"h. Great piece for any man cave, bar or Denver fan!"
"This unique Colorado ornament is an original design. Each ornament is hand cut with a scroll saw. Shaped like a tree, it spells out the name of the state. "The ornament is lightweight, yet remarkably sturdy. It is constructed of 1/8 inch 3 ply Baltic birch veneer. It is approximately 4 inches high and 3 1/2 inches wide. The ornament is painted white with red dots and then gold glitter is applied. An attractive red cord is used for hanging. The ornament comes packaged in a clear resealable bag."
Continue to see more Colorado pride items on Etsy just in time for Christmas shopping. Wall Clock by ColoradoJoes Colorado Proud: $95.00
"Our newest addition to Colorado home decor. This Colorado 'C' clock and its hands are made from solid hardwood, hand stained, distressed and finished with a high grade polyurethane. At 18" in diameter, this clock makes a bold statement and will stand the test of time. It takes a lickin' and keeps on tickin'.... "Measures 18" in diameter."
"Our cases are a perfect stylish way to protect the back of your Phone. Lightweight and offers a slim profile. Please note this case does not cover the screen in any way.
"PROCESS: Each item is embellished with my creative designs one at a time using a unique printing technique that allows me to permanently instill an image onto a thin aluminum insert that is placed on the back of the molded plastic case. The result is a vibrant, stylish imprint.
"The insert is heated to over 400 degrees using a dye-sublimation print process, then cooled and permanently adhered to the phone case. The result is a vibrant, permanent imprint that is smudge, scratch, water and fade resistant."
Continue to see more Colorado pride items on Etsy just in time for Christmas shopping. Colorado Race Bibs: $34.95
"My son has discovered a love of running and LOVES running in the local races. He likes to keep his race bibs and writes his times on them to keep track of his progress. Colorado has such an avid running community and our flag is so awesome so naturally pairing the two together made perfect sense."
"Come to the Mile High City of Denver, Colorado!"
Continue to see more Colorado pride items on Etsy just in time for Christmas shopping. Customizable Broncos Colorado Flag T-shirt: $20
I am a Colorado native and huge Broncos fan, trying to pay off my student loans and share my passion. I design and print these shirts locally in Denver and even have been granted a copyright by the U.S. government on the design!
"Colorado -- Appox -- 7" x 9.5"
"100% recycled bike chain -- found on trails, roads, collected from scrap yards, junk piles and local bike shop recycle bins. Rusty, worn, weathered, trashed but still here with new life.
"Oak frame -- beautiful in any home or office."
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