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Nov 26, 2014

by Faith Lex

Etsy.com handmade and vintage goods

My name is Faith Lex, and I’m the designer and maker behind Ordinary Mommy Design. I handcraft stylish home decor items and keepsakes using wool-blend felt, a needle and thread, and my own two hands. My home is in Easton, Pennsylvania; sharing in my crazy handmade-biz lifestyle are my husband of twelve years and our three children.

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From the time I was young, I’ve had the desire to create things – whether that meant meticulously working on a counted cross-stitch project, making simple throw pillows or writing down a story. The first time I worked with felt was when I made hair clips for my eldest daughter; I fell absolutely, head-over-heels in love!

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Felt is a wonderfully versatile medium, and I’m inspired by its willingness to mold and its readiness to forgive mistakes; I’m also inspired by the mistakes I make along the way.

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All of my pieces are my own original designs. Ideas often come to me as I drift off to sleep, so I jot them down as notes and sketches. The first step is to weed out potential problems with the design by mentally working through production; then I start on the task of drawing out my pattern. This part of the process is always a challenge for me, since drawing is not an area that I am gifted in, but it has forced me to be creative. My favorite part of the design and production work is the actual stitching. I don’t use glue or a sewing machine when I craft my pieces – it’s such a personal thing to place each and every stitch myself.

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I first opened shop in 2008, and since then the Etsy community has been an essential part of my growing process. I’ve learned so much about presenting my products and networking, and the other makers I’ve built relationships with are a crucial part of my support system. I’m thankful for the exposure I’ve gained and that I get to do all of this from my home, where I’m happiest. My goals for the future are to continue to expand my influence and eventually have an office space to call my own. Currently, all of my making is done surrounded by my loved ones, and while I don’t want that to change, it would be nice to have all of my far-flung tools and supplies gathered in one room in an orderly and organized fashion.

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Portrait and process shots by Photography by Leah Molinari, all others by Ordinary Mommy Design.

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Color Block Wool Wall Hanging. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Mint Nursery Decoration. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy Design
Color Block Wool Wall Hanging. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Mint Nursery Decoration. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$34.00 USD
Moon and Star Wall Decor. Small Nursery Wall Hanging. Metallic Wall Mobile. Twinkle Twinkle Nursery.
Moon and Star Wall Decor. Small Nursery Wall Hanging. Metallic Wall Mobile. Twinkle Twinkle Nursery.
OrdinaryMommy
$60.00 USD
Notched Bunting Flag Felt Garland. Succulent Garden Nursery Wall Decor. Nursery Bunting Decor.
Notched Bunting Flag Felt Garland. Succulent Garden Nursery Wall Decor. Nursery Bunting Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Small Felt Nursery Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Navy and Aqua Nursery Decor. Felt Feathers Dreamcatcher. Modern Dream Catcher Wall Hanging.
Small Felt Nursery Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Navy and Aqua Nursery Decor. Felt Feathers Dreamcatcher. Modern Dream Catcher Wall Hanging.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Macrame Wall Hanging. Small Bohemian Wall Decor. Modern Nursery Wall Hanging. White and Wood Decor.
Macrame Wall Hanging. Small Bohemian Wall Decor. Modern Nursery Wall Hanging. White and Wood Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$40.00 USD
Small Modern Macrame Wall Hanging. Boho Nursery Wall Decor. Round Macrame. Bohemian Modern Scandinavian Bedroom Decor.
Small Modern Macrame Wall Hanging. Boho Nursery Wall Decor. Round Macrame. Bohemian Modern Scandinavian Bedroom Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$36.00 USD
Modern Nursery Bunting Flags Felt, Baby Bunting Banner for Girl Nursery, Soft Wall Hanging Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Modern Nursery Bunting Flags Felt, Baby Bunting Banner for Girl Nursery, Soft Wall Hanging Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Mini Macrame Wall Hanging Offset. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Nursery Macrame. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Mini Macrame Wall Hanging Offset. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Nursery Macrame. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$40.00 USD
Black and Gold Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Shimmer Feather Dream Catcher. Tribal Nursery Decor Felt Feathers.
Black and Gold Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Shimmer Feather Dream Catcher. Tribal Nursery Decor Felt Feathers.
OrdinaryMommy
$64.00 USD
Felt Bunting. Garland Flag Banner. Colorful Modern Nursery Decor Wall Hanging Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Felt Bunting. Garland Flag Banner. Colorful Modern Nursery Decor Wall Hanging Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Nursery Feather Garland. Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Sparkle Nursery Decor. Tribal Nursery Decor. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Nursery Feather Garland. Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Sparkle Nursery Decor. Tribal Nursery Decor. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$68.00 USD
ORION Ornament Felt Owl, Constellation Gift for the Astronomer, Starry Night Christmas Ornament by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
ORION Ornament Felt Owl, Constellation Gift for the Astronomer, Starry Night Christmas Ornament by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Felt Bunting Banner in Earth Tones. Modern Nursery Flag Garland. Southwestern Decor Wall Hanging. Made in America by OrdinaryMommy
Felt Bunting Banner in Earth Tones. Modern Nursery Flag Garland. Southwestern Decor Wall Hanging. Made in America by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Modern Dream Catcher. Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Boho Bedroom or Modern Nursery Tribal Decor. Dreamcatcher Wall Hanging.
Modern Dream Catcher. Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Boho Bedroom or Modern Nursery Tribal Decor. Dreamcatcher Wall Hanging.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Modern Macrame Wall Hanging. Bohemian Nursery Decor. White Scandinavian Wall Decor. Handcrafted by OrdinaryMommy
Modern Macrame Wall Hanging. Bohemian Nursery Decor. White Scandinavian Wall Decor. Handcrafted by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$36.00 USD
Purple Feather Garland. Felt Feather Tribal Nursery Decor for Modern Nursery. Baby Girls Room Bunting Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Purple Feather Garland. Felt Feather Tribal Nursery Decor for Modern Nursery. Baby Girls Room Bunting Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$60.00 USD
Fake Felt Succulent Sculpture, Small Artificial Potted Plant for Dorm Decor, Office Cubicle, or Apartment Decor Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Fake Felt Succulent Sculpture, Small Artificial Potted Plant for Dorm Decor, Office Cubicle, or Apartment Decor Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$34.00 USD
Embroidered SCORPIUS Constellation Owl. Felt Owl Ornament. Astronomy Geek Gift. Christmas Ornament by Ordinary Mommy Design on Etsy
Embroidered SCORPIUS Constellation Owl. Felt Owl Ornament. Astronomy Geek Gift. Christmas Ornament by Ordinary Mommy Design on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Kid Felt Ornament Fox. Owl Ornament with Fox Mask. Plush Woodland Christmas Ornament Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Kid Felt Ornament Fox. Owl Ornament with Fox Mask. Plush Woodland Christmas Ornament Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Yellow Bohemian Wall Hanging. Master Bedroom Wall Decor.  Modern Nursery Decor. Textile Wall Hanging. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy
Yellow Bohemian Wall Hanging. Master Bedroom Wall Decor. Modern Nursery Decor. Textile Wall Hanging. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy
OrdinaryMommy
$34.00 USD
Wool and Star Nursery Wall Decor. Cotton Candy Yarn Wall Hanging. Multi Colored. Handcrafted Bohemian Modern Tapestry.
Wool and Star Nursery Wall Decor. Cotton Candy Yarn Wall Hanging. Multi Colored. Handcrafted Bohemian Modern Tapestry.
OrdinaryMommy
$46.00 USD
Wool Wall Hanging in Blush. Modern Nursery Wall Decor for Baby Girl. Yarn Tapestry Bohemian Decor. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy Design
Wool Wall Hanging in Blush. Modern Nursery Wall Decor for Baby Girl. Yarn Tapestry Bohemian Decor. Handcrafted by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$34.00 USD
White Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Boho Nursery Decor. Modern Felt Feather Dream Catcher. Tribal Nursery Dreamer by OrdinaryMommy
White Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Boho Nursery Decor. Modern Felt Feather Dream Catcher. Tribal Nursery Dreamer by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Moon and Star Mini Dreamer, Modern Nursery Dreamer Wall Mobile Decor, Moon and Metallic Gold Stars, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
Moon and Star Mini Dreamer, Modern Nursery Dreamer Wall Mobile Decor, Moon and Metallic Gold Stars, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$60.00 USD
Felt Bunting Garland. Modern Nursery Bunting. Flag Banner in Coral and Rust. Playroom Decor. Notched Flag Garland by OrdinaryMommy
Felt Bunting Garland. Modern Nursery Bunting. Flag Banner in Coral and Rust. Playroom Decor. Notched Flag Garland by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Modern Nursery Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Boho Chic Dreamcatcher. Felt Dreamcatcher. Coral Ombre Decor for Baby Girl. by Ordinary Mommy
Modern Nursery Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Boho Chic Dreamcatcher. Felt Dreamcatcher. Coral Ombre Decor for Baby Girl. by Ordinary Mommy
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Small Modern Dreamcatcher. Pink Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Felt Feather Nursery Decor. Handcrafted Scandinavian Minimalist Dreamer Decor.
Small Modern Dreamcatcher. Pink Dream Catcher Wall Hanging. Felt Feather Nursery Decor. Handcrafted Scandinavian Minimalist Dreamer Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Plush Owl Ornament TAURUS Constellation, Night Sky Galaxy Star Gazer Gift Keepsake, Felt Christmas Ornament Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Plush Owl Ornament TAURUS Constellation, Night Sky Galaxy Star Gazer Gift Keepsake, Felt Christmas Ornament Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Small Pastel Dream Catcher. Felt Nursery Wall Hanging. Feather Decor for Baby Girl. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design.
Small Pastel Dream Catcher. Felt Nursery Wall Hanging. Feather Decor for Baby Girl. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Bright Felt Flag Bunting, Modern Nursery Notched Flag Banner in Colorful Summer Flowers for Baby Girl, Garland Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Bright Felt Flag Bunting, Modern Nursery Notched Flag Banner in Colorful Summer Flowers for Baby Girl, Garland Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Small Felt Succulent. Artificial Potted Plant Sculpture. Fake Plant. Mother's Day Gift. Urban Home Office or Apartment Decor
Small Felt Succulent. Artificial Potted Plant Sculpture. Fake Plant. Mother's Day Gift. Urban Home Office or Apartment Decor
OrdinaryMommy
$38.00 USD
Mini Felt Plant Sculpture, Small Potted Artificial Plant, Fake Plant for Office Cubicle or  Apartment, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
Mini Felt Plant Sculpture, Small Potted Artificial Plant, Fake Plant for Office Cubicle or Apartment, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$38.00 USD
Small Felt Plant. Potted Snake Plant. Fake Plant Sculpture for Dorm Apartment Cubicle. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Small Felt Plant. Potted Snake Plant. Fake Plant Sculpture for Dorm Apartment Cubicle. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$40.00 USD
Felt Feather Dream Catcher Decor. Tribal Nursery Wall Hanging Dreamer. Mustard and Peach Baby Girl Dreamcatcher. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Felt Feather Dream Catcher Decor. Tribal Nursery Wall Hanging Dreamer. Mustard and Peach Baby Girl Dreamcatcher. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Felt Bunting Flags. Soft Nursery Garland. Bedroom Wall Hanging. Succulent Colorway. Modern Felt Banner. Reusable Party Decor.
Felt Bunting Flags. Soft Nursery Garland. Bedroom Wall Hanging. Succulent Colorway. Modern Felt Banner. Reusable Party Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Small Black Dream Catcher. Felt Feather Dreamer. Handcrafted Mini Dreamcatcher. Minimalist Wall Hanging. Modern Nursery Bedroom Decor.
Small Black Dream Catcher. Felt Feather Dreamer. Handcrafted Mini Dreamcatcher. Minimalist Wall Hanging. Modern Nursery Bedroom Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
CASSIOPEIA Star Gazer Owl Ornament, Unique Embroidered Plush Felt Owl Christmas Ornament, Astronomer Gift, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
CASSIOPEIA Star Gazer Owl Ornament, Unique Embroidered Plush Felt Owl Christmas Ornament, Astronomer Gift, Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
CYGNUS Ornament. Felt Owl Ornament. Gift for the Astronomer. Galaxy Decor Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design on Etsy
CYGNUS Ornament. Felt Owl Ornament. Gift for the Astronomer. Galaxy Decor Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Aqua Nursery Bunting Banner. Felt Notched Flag Garland. Playroom Decor. Modern Nursery Wall Hanging for Baby. Made in America
Aqua Nursery Bunting Banner. Felt Notched Flag Garland. Playroom Decor. Modern Nursery Wall Hanging for Baby. Made in America
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Mint Feather Dream Catcher Wall Mobile. Luxe Felt Feather Decor. Mini DreamCatcher Wall Hanging for Nursery. Modern Tribal Nursery.
Mint Feather Dream Catcher Wall Mobile. Luxe Felt Feather Decor. Mini DreamCatcher Wall Hanging for Nursery. Modern Tribal Nursery.
OrdinaryMommy
$64.00 USD
Dream Catcher Aqua Blue. Minimalist Felt Feather Dreamer. Modern Dreamcatcher. Turquoise Feather Wall Hanging. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Dream Catcher Aqua Blue. Minimalist Felt Feather Dreamer. Modern Dreamcatcher. Turquoise Feather Wall Hanging. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Modern Felt Bunting Flags. Nursery Decor. Blush and Gray Wall Hanging. Soft Notched Flag Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on
Modern Felt Bunting Flags. Nursery Decor. Blush and Gray Wall Hanging. Soft Notched Flag Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Silver Star Wall Hanging. Blue Moon Deor. Baby Dreamer Star Light Star Bright. Cascading Star Wall Mobile.
Silver Star Wall Hanging. Blue Moon Deor. Baby Dreamer Star Light Star Bright. Cascading Star Wall Mobile.
OrdinaryMommy
$60.00 USD
Baby's First Christmas Owl Ornament, Personalized Initials or Birth Date, Baby Girl Gray Purple Woodland Ornament by OrdinaryMommy
Baby's First Christmas Owl Ornament, Personalized Initials or Birth Date, Baby Girl Gray Purple Woodland Ornament by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Modern Felt Bunting. Notched Flag Garland. Aqua and Mustard Decor Wall Hanging. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy
Modern Felt Bunting. Notched Flag Garland. Aqua and Mustard Decor Wall Hanging. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Bunting Banner. Felt Notched Flag Garland in Rust and Blue. Autumn Mountain Wall Hanging by OrdinaryMommy
Bunting Banner. Felt Notched Flag Garland in Rust and Blue. Autumn Mountain Wall Hanging by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Nursery Decor Dream Catcher. Peach Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Baby Girl Nursery or Bedroom. Bohemian Modern Dreamcatcher Decor.
Nursery Decor Dream Catcher. Peach Felt Feather Wall Hanging. Baby Girl Nursery or Bedroom. Bohemian Modern Dreamcatcher Decor.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Baby's First Christmas. Personalized Ornament. Felt Sheep Christmas Ornament with Name. Nativity Animal Ornament. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy
Baby's First Christmas. Personalized Ornament. Felt Sheep Christmas Ornament with Name. Nativity Animal Ornament. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy
OrdinaryMommy
$50.00 USD
Nursery Flag Bunting. Aqua Notched Flag Garland. Modern Nursery Banner. Felt Baby Bunting. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
Nursery Flag Bunting. Aqua Notched Flag Garland. Modern Nursery Banner. Felt Baby Bunting. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Felt Flag Bunting. Nursery Banner with Notched Flags. Rustic Mountain Bunting. Modern Nursery Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
Felt Flag Bunting. Nursery Banner with Notched Flags. Rustic Mountain Bunting. Modern Nursery Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Felt Dream Catcher for Nursery. Navy and Mint Tribal Nursery Wall Decor. Small Modern Bohemian Wall Hanging.
Felt Dream Catcher for Nursery. Navy and Mint Tribal Nursery Wall Decor. Small Modern Bohemian Wall Hanging.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Feather Dreamcatcher Silver and Blue. Tribal Nursery Dreamer Wall Hanging. Luxe Felt Feather Dream Catcher. Baby Dream Catcher Boho Nursery
Feather Dreamcatcher Silver and Blue. Tribal Nursery Dreamer Wall Hanging. Luxe Felt Feather Dream Catcher. Baby Dream Catcher Boho Nursery
OrdinaryMommy
$64.00 USD
Constellation Ornament Felt Owl, Big Dipper URSA MAJOR, Astronomy Gift Galaxy Christmas Ornament Plush by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
Constellation Ornament Felt Owl, Big Dipper URSA MAJOR, Astronomy Gift Galaxy Christmas Ornament Plush by OrdinaryMommy on Etsy
OrdinaryMommy
$45.00 USD
Girl Dream Catcher. Blush Felt Feathers. Minimalist Tribal Dreamer. Modern Bohemian Decor Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Girl Dream Catcher. Blush Felt Feathers. Minimalist Tribal Dreamer. Modern Bohemian Decor Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Miscarriage Ornament Angel Owl with Baby. Felt Christmas Ornament for Loss. Remembrance Gift Keepsake.
Miscarriage Ornament Angel Owl with Baby. Felt Christmas Ornament for Loss. Remembrance Gift Keepsake.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Turquoise Flag Bunting Ombre. Modern Felt Accent Banner. Color Fade Wall Hanging Playroom Nursery Decor. Notched Flag Garland
Turquoise Flag Bunting Ombre. Modern Felt Accent Banner. Color Fade Wall Hanging Playroom Nursery Decor. Notched Flag Garland
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Angel Baby Ornament. Miscarriage Ornament. Loss Remembrance. Owl with Baby Keepsake. Felt Owl Christmas Ornament.
Angel Baby Ornament. Miscarriage Ornament. Loss Remembrance. Owl with Baby Keepsake. Felt Owl Christmas Ornament.
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Remembrance Keepsake Ornament Guardian Angel Owl Holding Baby, Felt Christmas Ornament Keepsake Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Remembrance Keepsake Ornament Guardian Angel Owl Holding Baby, Felt Christmas Ornament Keepsake Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$52.00 USD
Peach Felt Flag Banner. Nursery Garland. Modern Notched Flag Bunting. Felt Flag Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
Peach Felt Flag Banner. Nursery Garland. Modern Notched Flag Bunting. Felt Flag Garland. Handmade by OrdinaryMommy
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD
Mini Macrame Wall Hanging. Gray Macrame Nursery Decor. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
Mini Macrame Wall Hanging. Gray Macrame Nursery Decor. Bohemian Modern Wall Decor. Handmade by Ordinary Mommy Design
OrdinaryMommy
$30.00 USD

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