Secret Sales from Tory Johnson

July 21, 2011 2:21:36 PM PDT
Join me on Thursdays during Eyewitness News First at 4:00 p.m. for exclusive Secret Sales just for WABC viewers!

Challenge me: Join me on Facebook to tell me what you'd like to save on, and I'll see if I can make it happen. And, if you have a great idea for a local deal that's exclusive to our viewers, I want to hear that too!

Fine print: All deals are valid for 24 hours through Friday, July 22 at 5PM ET. Taxes and shipping where applicable are additional. While ample inventory is currently in stock, all deals are subject to availability. Address questions about your purchase to each Etsy shopkeeper directly. You must enter promo code CHANNEL7 to receive the discount for all purchases when you checkout online.

This week Eyewitness News viewers have an opportunity to support local artisans and their small businesses in the tri-state area - and save 40 to 50% on your purchases for 24 hours from these 8 Etsy shops.

1) Prince Whitaker: Rustic, custom pyrography for weddings

A husband and wife artistic venture sparked when wife, Allison, was diagnosed and treated for breast cancer. They took on clients that were brides-to-be and having clients like that created a much happier environment for Allison. They wanted to create a natural and permanent memory for couples' wonderful day, including picture frames and guest books. Save 50% on all orders through Friday 7/22 at 5pm by clicking here and entering code CHANNEL7.

2) LENNYMUD: Handmade ceramic mugs, bowls, miniatures and fine art prints

These ceramics are made by a potter who had the creative clay gene passed down from her mother. The bold, colorful, whimsical, dishwasher and microwave safe pieces will make anyone smile. Click here until 5pm on Friday 7/22 to save 50% off when you enter code CHANNEL7.

3) Charmed Design 1012: Modern handmade charm bracelets and necklaces

The artist was recovering from a life-threatening illness two years ago when she decided to start making these charm bracelets and necklaces. This was a positive and constructive experience, which made her believe that she is indeed "charmed." Save 40% on all orders through Friday 7/22 at 5pm by clicking here and entering promo code CHANNEL7.

4) The Charming Frog: Handmade soaps, perfumes, bath oils, lip balms and more

The owner of this Etsy shop used her degree in the arts and knowledge of aromatherapy to start her soap making business. She began selling her beautiful items on Etsy as a fulltime venture to help pay for her daughter's college tuition and keep a steady income. Save 40% on all amazing items through Friday 7/22 at 5pm by clicking here and entering code CHANNEL7.

5) Cuddle Hugs Boutique: Children's tutus, shoes, clothing and accessories

This shop sells children's clothing and accessories, including the most adorable tutus. Save 50% on all orders through Friday 7/22 at 5pm by entering promo code CHANNEL7 by going to this site.

6) That's Adorable: Flower embellished cotton hats, headbands and more

A one woman show who makes accessories and room décor for children and sells her products on Etsy and five local shops in Monmouth & Ocean County, NJ. Purchase items at 40% off by visiting this website and entering the promo code CHANNEL7 by Friday 7/22 at 5pm.

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7) Nature's Lip Stuff: Natural lip stuff

Kim from Nature's Lip Stuff started her shop for use by her own family. With children who had major allergies to everyday products, it seemed like a good idea to start creating natural products. To purchase and receive a 40% discount by Friday 7/22 at 5pm, click here and enter code CHANNEL7.

8) Everyday Keepsakes: Custom and personalized jewelry keepsakes

The Etsy shopkeeper of Everyday Keepsakes is a graphic designer who started making her own jewelry a few years ago. She designs and fabricates all of her jewelry with wire wrapping, gemstones and precious metal clay. To receive the 40% savings off of this beautiful jewelry visit this shop by clicking here and enter code CHANNEL7 at checkout.

Every Thursday on Eyewitness News First @ 4 special contributor Tory Johnson shares exclusives local deals that enable viewers to save big.