Have you ever used the "shop local" feature on etsy? It is super cool! You just type in the city or area that you want to shop in and it pulls shops of all categories from your area. This is a great way to meet local crafters and often times you can save money on shipping. Not everyone would do this, but often times local vendors will cut the shipping and offer pick up or delivery options.
Here is a little of what I found when I searched Dallas/Fort Worth:
Now, go check out what etsy goodies you can find in your own neighborhood. Happy shopping!