The gretel tote is now available in a dark brown / chocolate color ....available here. I can also make it in other colors too, just ask!
and on a completely different note, sorry to burden you with my self-gratifying rant:
Things I have learned in the past 10 days:
-Life is more like high school than college (an ever growing realization)
-When you fall down, you get back up. (So at least I'm ending on a positive note?!)