Wednesday, July 26, 2017

LisaFlanders - Handmade Sterling Silver Artisan Jewelry

Lisa Flanders is creating handmade sterling silver artisan jewelry in Alstead, New Hampshire.  Like this cool piece.  To see more of her designs, you can use this link to her Etsy store:  LisaFlanders
Or this link to her website:  lisaflanders.com


Tuesday, July 25, 2017

crochetbymsa - Doilies Jewelry Bags Home Decor & More Thead Art

Maryann is creating wonderful items in Marshalls Creek, Pennsylvania.  Of  the people who do crochet, not many know how to make fine lace like hers.  It takes patience and skill.  I hope you visit her store by using this link:  crochetbymsa


Monday, July 24, 2017

LutonLavenderFarm - Naturally grown in the hills of Portage County Ohio

Kim & Bryan Miklich are cultivating lavender in Streetsboro, Ohio.  Aren't her lavender wands lovely?  And you should see how she weaves lavender into a hanging basket form!  I hope you go take a look by using this link to her store:  LutonLavenderFarm


Sunday, July 23, 2017

feedyourface - 14 flavors of gourmet organic vegan caramels!

Nicole is whipping up dreamy caramels in New Paltz, New York.  I chose the ones with lavender to show you, of course.  But I hope you visit her store and make your own choices by using this link:
feedyourface


Saturday, July 22, 2017

HansonArtGlass - Hand blown Art Glass by Ken and Ingrid Hanson

Ken and Ingrid Hanson are hand blowing glass in San Carlos, California.  I hope this one example is enough to inspire you to visit their store by using this link:  HansonArtGlass
Or by using this link to their website:  hansonartglass.com



Friday, July 21, 2017

PaybacksABeach - Quality over quantity

Andrew Beach is wood working in Stuarts Draft, Virginia.  I particularly like the design of his valets.  I hope you take a look at all of the fine wood items he has created by using this link to his store:
PaybacksABeach
And yes, I also love the name of his store!


Thursday, July 20, 2017

OurLittleShopDesigns - Farmhouse Decor-Shabby Chic-Monograms-Metal Signs-Home Decor

Shae Flowers is working with metal in Brundidge, Alabama.  Decorate your home with one of her cool metal signs!  To see more, you can either use this link to her Etsy store:  OurLittleShopDesigns
Or use this link to her website:  ourlittleshopdesigns.com


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

calyrew - Handmade paper functional art

Meg is creating with her handmade papers in Manitowoc, Wisconsin.  Make your next project unique with handmade papers!  To see more, please use this link to her store:  calyrew


Tuesday, July 18, 2017

MudPiePotteryShop - Whimsical pottery & sculpture - animal and face mugs

Kate Bertin is creating ceramic characters for you in Colstrip, Montana.  I love the name of her shop and I really enjoy this rocking horse!  I hope you check out her other pieces by using this link to her store:  MudPiePotteryShop


Mountainelegence

Lucy Farmer is cultivating plants for you in Booneville, Kentucky.  Fill in that spot in your garden or patio by visiting her store:  Mountainelegence
And yes, you can grow blueberries in containers!



Monday, July 17, 2017

TidalVision - From the Ocean, for the Ocean

Craig Kasberg began this awesome idea in Juneau, Alaska.  Tidal Vision uses salmon skin to make the leather for their items.  You can read all about them and how they do this by visiting their website:
tidalvisionusa.com
And you can follow them on Facebook:  TidalVisionUSA


Sunday, July 16, 2017

FLOWERFETTI - Flower Confetti, Wedding Lavender, Cones, Petal Pops

Alice Brown is creating a wonderful array of dried flowers in Fortson, Georgia for you to use in so many ways!  I believe her initial inspiration was her idea to toss dried lavender and other dried flower petals at weddings instead of rice and her idea has taken root!
You can use this link to her Etsy store to see more blends:  Flowerfetti
Or you can use this link to her website to see even more!  weddingpetals.com
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MaggieJJewelry - Handmade Jewelry with Silver and Mixed Metals

Maggie Joynt is designing and hand making fine jewelry in Hope Mills, North Carolina.  I like the combination of blue, gold, and silver in this piece.
I hope you use this link to her Etsy store:  MaggieJJewelry
Or this link to her website:  maggiejoynt.com


Saturday, July 15, 2017

BellarosaStudio

Heather Wilson is an artist in Grants Pass, Oregon.  Do you know where your marbles are?  I love this painting I chose to show you and I hope it will inspire you to visit her website via this link:  BellarosaStudio


Friday, July 14, 2017

DebbieCrochets

Debbie is crocheting cool items for your home in Melbourne, Florida.  Why do you need an awesome crocheted snake like this one?  Because you put it along the bottom of a door and it keeps cold air from coming in.  Take a peak at her store by using this link:  DebbieCrochets


Thursday, July 13, 2017

PhantasmaHerbarium - Handmade Organic Teas

Sheena Kowalski is making some wonderful tea blends in New York, New York.  Did you know that lavender is also a culinary item?  It can be used in beverages, and dishes both sweet and savory.  To try some of her beautiful blends, please use this link to her store:  PhantasmaHerbarium


Wednesday, July 12, 2017

sjengraving - Engraved stones personalized wedding birthday pet etc.

Tony & Joanne Cheng are engraving artists in San Jose, California.  They have a wonderful variety of possibilities for you to choose from.  They make really cool sets where everyone at your gathering can have a stone with a word on it or their name on it!  You can see more by using this link to their Etsy store:  sjengraving    Or learn all about them and all they do by using this link to their website:
sjengraving-pebbleglyph



Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Carmel Lavender - Carmel Lavender offers the finest scents produced

John Russo is cultivating lavender and bees in Carmel, California.  A beautiful coastal town perfect for growing lavender.  You can read all about him and how he came to be a bee keeper who grows lavender in Carmel by using this link to his website:  carmellavender.com


Monday, July 10, 2017

ParadiseArtGlass - Hand Blown Art Glass by James Moody & Jessica Flanagan

James Moody & Jessica Flanagan are working with hand blown glass in Paradise, California.  I chose this vase because I love blue so much, but there was another piece I almost chose.  I added it to the ArtisansOfAmerica Pinterest board instead, I hope you check it out!  To see more of their pieces and learn more about them, please use this link to their store:  ParadiseArtGlass


Sunday, July 9, 2017

SenecaWoodArt - Specializing in Custom Wood Design and Art

Robert and Carol Sumrall are fine wood artists in Woodville, Texas.  Creating one of my most favorite items, fine wood lidded boxes!  I hope you visit their store by using this link:  SenecaWoodArt


Saturday, July 8, 2017

FernStreetPottery - Fern Street Pottery. Beautiful things happen here.

Meredith Chernick is a ceramicist in Indianola, Washington.  This is a lovely little berry bowl!  Read about her and see more of her works by either using this link to her Etsy store:  FernStreetPottery
Or this link to her website:  fernstreetpottery.net


Friday, July 7, 2017

IntoTheLight - Fused Glass Jewelry & Accessories with a Colorful Flair

Peggy Meiske is creating fused glass pieces in Pipes Creek, Texas.  Her pieces will add some colorful flair for you!  To see more, please use this link to her store:  IntoTheLight


RusticLeatherCo - Purveyor of Quality Hand Made Leather Goods MADE in USA

Dave, John, and Crew are hand working leather goods in San Marcos, Texas.  A great leather case with lots of pockets is a must have!  Read more about them and see all the other pieces they make by either using this link to their Etsy store:  RusticLeatherCo
Or this link to their website:  rusticleather.com


Thursday, July 6, 2017

walnutcreekforge - Walnut Creek Forge Custom Blacksmithing

Jason Hilley is blacksmithing in Willington Hill, Connecticut.  Add a hand crafted element to your home with beautiful plant hangers like these, or see what else he has made by using this link to his Etsy store:  walnutcreekforge


Wednesday, July 5, 2017

SmallSpaceCreations - Explore the Wonder.. Living Growing Succulent Creations

Norberto Kaloyan is growing succulents in Flinn Springs, California.  Succulents come in such a huge variety of forms, they can fill almost any niche.  Although they require much less attention than most plants, they are not cactus and will grow much faster if they are fed and watered more often than a cactus.  To see all the varieties he has for you, click on this link:  SmallSpaceCreations


Tuesday, July 4, 2017

JenniferLindermanArt - Handmade items for all of life's dimensions

Jennifer Linderman is painting in Oakland, California.  Isn't this one cool cat!?  To read more about her and see more of her work, you can either use this link to her Etsy store:  JenniferLindermanArt
Or this link to her website:  jenniferlindermanart.com


Monday, July 3, 2017

LAVENDERfetti - Dried Lavender for the Home, Sachets & Weddings

Alison Brown has some wonderful lavender blends for you from Fortson, Georgia.  Most lavender sachets only have lavender in them, but the addition of a few other dried herbs and flowers can really mix it up!  I hope you use this link to see what else she has:  LAVENDERfetti


Sunday, July 2, 2017

RockYouWear - Engraved stones personalized wedding birthday pet

Brandon Thursby is hand carving stones in Narragansett Pier, Rhode Island.  Sometimes, when I am looking for artists to feature, I can't wait to add them!  He is one of them.  I hope you use this link to read more about him and his process and pick out a piece:  RockYouWear


QueenBsBusyWork - Crochet and Handcrafted Gifts

Beckey Payne is hand crocheting beautiful items in Asheville, North Carolina.  The texture of a hand crocheted wash cloth, pot holder, face scrubby, and more is so much better than a machine made one.  Plus, you have the pleasure of knowing you are using something handmade by someone who enjoys what they do.  I hope you visit her store to see more:  QueenBsBusyWork


Saturday, July 1, 2017

LilDovesConfections

Rhiannon Rothmann is concocting delights in Hotchkiss, Colorado.  Doesn't this look delicious!  I love cherries.  To see more, please use this link to her store:  LilDovesConfections


Friday, June 30, 2017

Strini Art Glass

Rick Strini creates works of art with molten glass in Maui, Hawaii.  I chose this piece to show you because I love art which has been created for ceilings.  But he has such a  wide range of incredible pieces, you are going to love his website!  It celebrates his 53 years of design and artistic achievements:  striniartglasscustomlighting.com


GlowingHeartStudios - Natural Dream Catchers and Earthy Adornments

Deanna and Kent are designing jewelry in Longmont, Colorado.  I love their use of the natural beauty of stones.  You can see much more by using this link to their store:  GlowingHeartStudios


Thursday, June 29, 2017

WoodstockRustic - Modern Farmhouse Decor, Rustic Industrial Decor

Jess Massey is creating home decor in Woodstock, Georgia.  I have always been in love with maps, so I really like the idea of having the exact coordinates put onto a sign for ones house!  To see more of her designs, please use this link to her Etsy store:  WoodstockRustic
Or this link to her website:  woodstockrustic.com


Wednesday, June 28, 2017

TheRehatchery - Repurposed Paper & Fiber Decor

Kerri R. Klein is repurposing paper and fiber in Concord, California.   I am always happy to see artists who are "upcycling" materials!  Handmade paper and paper beads is one of those arts I would like to try myself.  Meanwhile, I hope you will use this link to her store to see all of her cool items:
TheRehatchery


HurricanePottery - Handmade Ceramic Pottery for home and garden

Sharon Hutson is a ceramic artist in New Orleans, Louisiana.  This beautiful yarn bowl will keep your yarn from rolling all over the place while you knit or crochet!  I hope you use this link to her Etsy store to learn more about her and get something for your home or garden:  HurricanePottery


Tuesday, June 27, 2017

MarqART Gift Shop - Jewelry Boxes, Wall Art & Handcrafted Exotic Wood Designs

Randy West and Family are hand crafting fine wood boxes in Windsor, Colorado.  They have some beautiful boxes for you with a wide variety of scenes.  To see more, please use this link to their website:  marqartgiftshop.com


Monday, June 26, 2017

HollyHawkDesigns - Custom Leather Work with a Native American Influence

Julie Hickman is making custom leather items in Terre Haute, Indiana.  To see more cool items like this purse, you can use this link to her Etsy store:  HollyHawkDesigns
Or this link to her website:  hollyhawkdesigns.net


Sunday, June 25, 2017

GreenLeafGardens - Perennial Plants, Seeds, Garden Guides, Garden Decor

Marlene Mullet is practicing the Botanical Arts in Millersburg, Ohio.  A skill we can all appreciate this time of year!  I hope you use this link to see what she has available for you: GreenLeafGardens


Saturday, June 24, 2017

AdirondackBlacksmith - Wrought iron brackets, home/office, kitchen/bath items

Barry Morris is practicing the age old art of blacksmithing in Thurman, New York.  Creating with hot iron is hard work!  Before you run off to your local hardware store, why not see what is available by artists like Barry?  You can see more by using this link to his Etsy store:  AdirondackBlacksmith
Or by using this link to his website:  adirondackblacksmith.com


Friday, June 23, 2017

Judith Stein Watercolors

Judith Stein is a watercolor artist in Camp Verde, Arizona.  I chose one of her cactus themes to show you and I hope you use these links to see the wide range of subject matter she portrays.  Here is the link to her Etsy store:  steinwatercolors
And here is the link to her website:  judithstein.com


Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lavendoola - Utah's Largest Privately Owned Lavender Farm

Belle and Jed Jones are growing a wide variety of lavenders in Wallsburg, Utah.  Lavender honey is just one of the many items you will find in their Etsy store by using this link:  Lavendoola
Or by using this link to their website:  lavendoola.com


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Hello Darling Gift Co.

Magda Jenc is creating some delicious gifts for you in Raleigh, North Carolina.  Wouldn't your tea taste better with these lavender hearts??  Take a look at her other items by using this link to her Etsy store:  HelloDarlingGiftCo
Or by using this link to her website:  hellodarlinggiftco.com



Tuesday, June 20, 2017

LifeandWool - Felted Wool Purses, Felted Glasses Cases, Home Decor

Natalia Zalogina is creating with felted wool in Redmond, Washington.  This colorful little purse fits right into the first day of summer!  I hope you visit her store to see her other pieces:  LifeandWool



Monday, June 19, 2017

JewelryArtistry - Wire Wrap Artistry by JoAnne & Terry

JoAnne McClure is a lapidary artist in Quartszite, Arizona.  I chose to show you one of her cut stones, I believe this is a piece of Picture Jasper.  How appropriate, eh? She also has beautiful hand carved cabochons.  Take a look by using this link to her store:
JewelryArtistry


Sunday, June 18, 2017

OshLaLa

Olga Shlyapina is designing these cool doll brooches in Los Angeles, California.  When searching for artists to feature on this site, I look at thousands of items every week, when I saw this one, I thought wow!  How delightful!  I hope you do to and will visit her store by using this link:  OshLaLa


Saturday, June 17, 2017

firenfluxhandmade - Wheel thrown ceramic pottery & sterling silver jewelry

Emily Adams and Dana Paredes are working with clay and silver in Tucson, Arizona.  I have chosen a ceramic piece to show you, but I hope you use this link to see more:  firenfluxhandmade



LindsayArtGlass

David Lindsay is working with glass in Benicia, California.  I have so much admiration for people who work with molten glass and create such beauty.  You can see more of his works by using this link to his website:  lindsayartglass.com
Or by using this link to his pieces on Artful Home:  Lindsay-Art-Glass


Friday, June 16, 2017

Laser Trees - High quality laser cut art, decor, jewelry and more!

Shawn Kessler and Marc Krell work with fine wood in San Diego, California.  And now include the works of a fine group of artists who also create beautiful laser cut items with wood and stone in a wide variety of forms.  From home decor to accessories.  Like this very cool version of Yin Yang!  I hope you use this link to their website:  LaserTrees


Thursday, June 15, 2017

SchaferArtStudio - Inspiring Boundless Creativity

Paige Schafer is working with leather in Beaverton, Oregon.  What a great way to chronicle ones journels!  Find out more about her by using this link to her store:  SchaferArtStudio


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

SnoValleyMushrooms - Mushroom Growing Kits

Will is making mushroom kits for you in Duvall, Washington.  I love mushrooms and have had great success with oyster mushroom growing kits like his.  Don't these look delicious!?  He has both oyster and shitake mushroom kits for you.  Here is the link to his store:  SnoValleyMushrooms