See the star's home goods collection

By Alex Apatoff
Updated December 10, 2014 11:41 PM

For an all-too-brief, shining moment, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi — newlywed, Jersey Shore alumna and entrepreneur — had an Etsy shop where she was selling her handmade kitchen and home décor wares to fans. And almost as soon as the word got around, Nicole’s Craft Room was inundated with orders and the shop was shut down. But we got a chance to see what Polizzi had for sale, and we’re here to give you the heads up so you can bookmark the site for the next time she’s up and running.

Courtesy Nicole’s Craft Room/Etsy(3); Ethan Miller

Polizzi, 27, hand-created all 27 items for sale in her shop, including mugs inscribed with phrases familiar to her fans (“You’re the Snooki to my JWoww”) and others inspired by country hits (“Jesus Take the Wheel”). She also had an assortment of candleholders, including some stacked on silver pillars and others hand-painted with motivational sayings, which she noted in the product description were inspired by items in her own home.

“I’ve decided to open up my own Etsy store since I love doing projects! Everything is hand made by me & I can’t wait to start!!!” the star wrote on her Instagram announcing the shop’s launch — though she did have to go back to the drawing board after fans pointed out the misspelling on the inaugural mug.

Polizzi tells PEOPLE that she started crafting as a kid, making popsicle stick people, and her crafting obsession has only grown — in fact, she hand-crafted embellished sunglasses to present to the team behind her Snooki by Nicole eyewear line (see the prototypes below!). That success inspired her to bring her marketable crafting talents to her fans, who enthusiastically responded, purchasing hundreds of items (the most popular of which, she says, is the Snooki and JWoww mug). “I’m so grateful that my fans are into crafts just like I am!” Polizzi tells PEOPLE. “I love having the opportunity to do what I love, make the crafts and customize them for all my fans. They’re the best and I love doing this for them!”

Courtesy Nicole’s Craft Room/Etsy(3); Ethan Miller

At around noon today, the Etsy shop had logged 156 orders, but as media outlets picked it up, the numbers grew so rapidly that Polizzi had to shut it down temporarily. But she posted another Instagram showing how much progress she’d made on the orders, including some that say “I’m a mermaid” and “This makes me poop.” If you’re hoping to acquire some personalized Snooki merch of your own, items cost between $15 and $100 and can be customized with different sayings, an autograph and the ribbon color of your choice.

You can catch Polizzi tonight on MTV’s Snooki & JWOWW at 10 p.m. (or on Sunday’s half-day marathon of the show, if you’re looking for a post-holiday party activity) and in the meantime, start planning your custom orders for when she’s back up and running.

See anything you love? Would you shell out for a custom Nicole’s Craft Room product?

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–Alex Apatoff, reporting by Catherine Kast