Wow the number 8 really is lucky!
I just found out one of my items was featured on the front page of etsy on August 8th! I had wondered why that item had gotten almost 500 views overnight, but I guess this is why:
Yep, thats my item, "Mrs. Peterson's Tea Cozy" on the 3rd row down, in the middle. Whats even cooler is I named it after my paternal grandmother & great grandmother! Thanks ladies.
The site I got this from is a flickr page that documents all the etsy front pages with screenshots. If you want to find out if you've ever made it to the front page, you just do a search of the photostream. Here's the link: