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There’s No Place Like Here: Made with Love by Hannah

Apr 22, 2009

by madewithlovebyhannah

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(Music by Lineland, Barry London, animation by JuliaPott)

What’s it like to live in a fantastical German chalet in the heart of downtown Los Angeles? Hannah Kopacz of Made With Love By Hannah has customized her colorful abode with twenty years’ worth of knick knack and ric rac treasure hunting. Take a tour of her packed home, overflowing with vintage and handmade gnomes, figurines, mushrooms and veggie people.

For more on Hannah’s projects, tchotchkes and gettin’ shack wacky, check out her blog and Flickr stream. She even made her studio (which is a shed in her backyard) look like a huge cuckoo clock!

Open your door to Etsy’s There’s No Place Like Here series! If you have a beautiful space (studio, home, or boutique — not craft spaces), let us know. Add photos of your space or suggest photos to us through our new flickr pool. You never know, you might need to bust out the welcome wagon for the Etsy video crew!

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76 comments

  • sonyarasi

    sonyarasi said 8 years ago

    Hannah it's great to see your amazing collection! Your the one that first told me about etsy. Thank you!

  • Itybitybags

    Itybitybags said 8 years ago

    What a fun and adorable collection! Hannah you are so cute!

  • TeenAngster

    TeenAngster said 8 years ago

    I love Hannah's house! So whimsical and folksy and Dutch. Love it.

  • DalkullanJewelry

    DalkullanJewelry said 8 years ago

    What a unique collection. Congratulations Hannah on your success!

  • PearsonMaron

    PearsonMaron said 8 years ago

    So good!

  • HidenSeek

    HidenSeek said 8 years ago

    So cute!! A true fairytale of a home ! :)

  • terrain

    terrain said 8 years ago

    That is wild! How quirky and charming.

  • GulfCoastCottagePDF

    GulfCoastCottagePDF said 8 years ago

    Hannah- your house is amazingly fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing!! Your knick-knack prints are adorable!

  • vivilian

    vivilian said 8 years ago

    so lovely! such adorable collection! 愛愛愛      愛愛愛   愛愛愛愛愛    愛愛愛愛愛  愛愛愛愛愛愛愛  愛愛愛愛愛愛愛  愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛   愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛    愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛     愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛      愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛愛       愛愛愛愛愛愛愛        愛愛愛愛愛         愛愛愛          愛

  • adam Admin

    adam said 8 years ago

    Wow. Just... wow.

  • IcingOnTheCupcake

    IcingOnTheCupcake said 8 years ago

    AMAZING... it must take you forever to dust!

  • HibouCards

    HibouCards said 8 years ago

    I love this, it's a little crazy, it's funny, it's living your obsessions fully! hooray for that!.... How about a felted owl to complete the collection ;)

  • shavingkitsuppplies

    shavingkitsuppplies said 8 years ago

    Oh. My. God. Shack Wacky!! I *l* *o* *v* *e* it. Love Love Love.

  • HibouCards

    HibouCards said 8 years ago

    Oh yes... you're right there's the dusting side of the story :) Does she do it herself?

  • Greenbriar

    Greenbriar said 8 years ago

    I LOVE Hannah's skirts. I want the Winter Woods in Charcoal & Pine, the Schwartrzwalderskit in green, the Swiss Chocolate in pink, the Toadstool, and the Fairytail Forest. Have I made myself clear that I LOVE Hannah's skirts!!!!

  • odiliafu

    odiliafu said 8 years ago

    Wow!! Love everything. So cute!!!

  • daveconrey

    daveconrey said 8 years ago

    Kookie! She has a great personal style and rocks it big time. We should all be so dedicated to our craft.

  • Vanessa Admin

    Vanessa said 8 years ago

    I'm utterly charmed.

  • sunshinecitylassie

    sunshinecitylassie said 8 years ago

    Wow, you must have great thrift shops!

  • baconsquarefarm

    baconsquarefarm said 8 years ago

    Love her skirts~ wowzers~ on my wish list now.

  • creativethursday

    creativethursday said 8 years ago

    ok, I want to visit her. Hannah, I love your creative spirit ~ & your skirts!

  • 88kitty

    88kitty said 8 years ago

    Shack Wacky. My new favorite term!

  • verysmallanna

    verysmallanna said 8 years ago

    Yay Hannah! I remember buying my best friend (Chickatey) one of Hannah's pink squirrel shirts for Christmas, pre-Etsy. Her stuff is beyond cute and I STILL really want one of her mushroom skirts!

  • vintagetakeout

    vintagetakeout said 8 years ago

    Wow! amazing home and amazing items. Great style!

  • cominguproses

    cominguproses said 8 years ago

    I love this!

  • aimeesarmoire

    aimeesarmoire said 8 years ago

    What cool stuff... must go shopping at Hannah's then off to the flea markets!

  • littlepancakes

    littlepancakes said 8 years ago

    supercute

  • thelittlereddoor

    thelittlereddoor said 8 years ago

    So many sweet and tiny goodies, what a wonderful home!

  • dragonhouseofyuen

    dragonhouseofyuen said 8 years ago

    love her concrete farm, meadow and forest! and the cuckoo clock is superb! that's alot of collecting!

  • shabbyvintagemom

    shabbyvintagemom said 8 years ago

    ♥Sweet and Amazing collections! Thanks for letting us into your home~ I loved the video :)

  • qwynwyn

    qwynwyn said 8 years ago

    Awesome stuff! I've been eying your skirts for a long time!

  • bellasparty

    bellasparty said 8 years ago

    Very cute!

  • vantiani

    vantiani said 8 years ago

    Oh Hannah, how I wish you live near by! Thank you so much for sharing your home:)

  • sewinggeek

    sewinggeek said 8 years ago

    Hannah's blog is where I first learned about Etsy, I love her house, her style, her work, I'm so glad you featured her, great video!

  • VintageEye

    VintageEye said 8 years ago

    Every little kid you know must want to move in!

  • BululuStudio

    BululuStudio said 8 years ago

    Love ♥ the coo coo clocks collection...and dusting should be difficult there, hah?

  • blackeyedsuzie

    blackeyedsuzie said 8 years ago

    What an amazing place! I love these videos....getting a glimpse inside someone's home and creative space... Beautiful, Hannah and Tara!

  • EpicBones

    EpicBones said 8 years ago

    hannah!!!!! you are my hero, omg the most amazing collection. i wanna come visit!

  • waltersbeads

    waltersbeads said 8 years ago

    mmh superdeliciousawesomecute

  • SleepDreamPlay

    SleepDreamPlay said 8 years ago

    that is such a crazy cool place!

  • BROOKLYNrehab

    BROOKLYNrehab said 8 years ago

    FUN!!!! I {heart} gnomes and mushrooms but I guess you all know that by now ;)

  • 4TheSparrowsNest

    4TheSparrowsNest said 8 years ago

    I love that little grumpy onion!!!!!

  • momwithahook

    momwithahook said 8 years ago

    It is nice to see your place with all of your collections. No wonder your work is so inspiring - you are surrounded by beauty. It is really great that you created a little 'safe haven' for yourself in L.A. I still love the Mushroom skirt I purchased a while back.

  • pollyannacowgirl

    pollyannacowgirl said 8 years ago

    Just amazing! A dream come true!

  • weirdwolf Admin

    weirdwolf said 8 years ago

    Isn't Hannah's place incredible? We had very little time to shoot this video and there was so much to see! But I think it's a great glimpse into Hannah's incredibly colorful world.

  • jodieflowers

    jodieflowers said 8 years ago

    awesome!

  • isewcute

    isewcute said 8 years ago

    Look up 'adorable' in the dictionary & the description is 'Hannah's Wacky Shack' So wicked fun! :o)

  • choochoopretty

    choochoopretty said 8 years ago

    was i just dreaming? wait, i don't want to wake up!! cukoo-cukoo!

  • pomly

    pomly said 8 years ago

    Your home is like the most fun museum ever! I could take a very very long time to stare at all your wonderful collections. But you wouldn't want to grant me admission because I'd be leaving drool everywhere. No wonder your work is so fabulous!

  • picalina

    picalina said 8 years ago

    Hannah, I am speachless, what a collection. Looks like something out of a child's storybook like Hansel and Gretsel. Great collection. Love it.

  • Studiohart

    Studiohart said 8 years ago

    Wow! I love it!

  • Pillina

    Pillina said 8 years ago

    What a collection! I love Hannah and her creations. Thank you for the vid.

  • TreeHuggerStudio

    TreeHuggerStudio said 8 years ago

    Love your story and all your knick knacks! Good luck.

  • topsyturvydesign

    topsyturvydesign said 8 years ago

    i think i'm in love! you had me at giant handmade pinata, but sealed the deal with the cement lawn ornaments. fraking brillant!

  • madewithlovebyhannah

    madewithlovebyhannah said 8 years ago

    thanks so much for all the lovely comments! and thanks tara for making such a great video, that was fun!!

  • sewordie

    sewordie said 8 years ago

    AWWWWWWWWWWWW... so cute... .... now hurry up with the hex sing skirts please ;) jkjk kinda

  • mozui

    mozui said 8 years ago

    snow white and the seven dwarfs could live there!and so could i =D

  • gleenashop

    gleenashop said 8 years ago

    what an incredible collection! you can do a story on just all the cookoo clocks, love them. truly an amazing home, put together with love.

  • eleen

    eleen said 8 years ago

    Wow, an incredible home! I bet Hollywood would love it too -- it should be in movies! Super-cool video, thanks for sharing. :]

  • QuercusSilver

    QuercusSilver said 8 years ago

    Fantastic! Thank you for sharing your unique home

  • cinderelish

    cinderelish said 8 years ago

    Your house is Awesome! Thanks for sharing.

  • PardonMyVintage

    PardonMyVintage said 8 years ago

    Awh, she's so sweet! What a charming home, I'd love to take a closer look at all the collections. :-)

  • loverdoversclothing

    loverdoversclothing said 8 years ago

    I have been following your wonerful creativity for a long time!!!! You have a wonderfully whimsical sense of style. You have been a big inspiration to my creations every since I discovered you!!!! Your cuckoo clock barn is AWESOME!!!!

  • patchylover

    patchylover said 8 years ago

    Thank you so much for sharing your home with us! It is the epitome of European cuteness!

  • alpacatex2009

    alpacatex2009 said 8 years ago

    Hannah, your place is fantastic. So much, but not cluttery. Very organized and cute. Love your unusual collections, and especially the cuckoo's. My in-laws had one from Germany that was a favorite of everyone. You need "The Sound of Music" soundtrack playing in the background :)

  • LaughingBird

    LaughingBird said 8 years ago

    Hannah ! Your collection ROCKS , hands down...I have a bit of Germany in my background too, so some of your things were pleasantly familiar :) There's also one item that I saw in your clock ensemble that I have too ! The little tiny cuckoo clock with Hansel and Gretel and the Witch... I have loved that thing since I was a little kid and saw it on my Oma's kitchen wall. Anyhow, I ramble....great to have "met" you.... have a super day. Yodelay-hee-hoo !

  • variation

    variation said 8 years ago

    I'm picking my jaw up off the floor! There must be some awesome thrift stores down in LA! ;-)

  • Zippitydoodadz

    Zippitydoodadz said 8 years ago

    Glad your goodies make you so happy. You'd be a fun person to know!

  • LizPaints

    LizPaints said 8 years ago

    This is dream come true! I love it so. Thanks for sharing, Hannah!

  • SerendipityVintage

    SerendipityVintage said 8 years ago

    Oh my gosh, I want to go thrift shopping with you Hannah!!! Love your style!

  • HModine

    HModine said 8 years ago

    LOVE her skirts and I just purchased 2 of her lovely tees!!!

  • tomatored

    tomatored said 7 years ago

    I feel like yodelling-very fun!

  • veronicanotbetty

    veronicanotbetty said 7 years ago

    Love, love, love you! What a beautiful paradise you have created!

  • Tirabaralla

    Tirabaralla said 6 years ago

    O_O a dream place, iwanna visit! :)

  • jpspringfiel

    Pearl Springfield from ZoeGraceBlooms said 5 years ago

    I LOVE your world! So fun and definitely like the items you create! I purchased your green skirt with little red riding hood and the wolf. I received SO many compliments on it! Thanks for all...

  • apiesen

    apiesen said 4 years ago

    Hannah, I have loved your prints for a long time....and now that I have a daughter I would LOVE to dress her in them too! Any plans for a kids line????? She's only 3 :)

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