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


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Jeanne Lynns Lavender

Jeanne Pivonka is growing lavender in Medical Lake, Washington.  It takes long stemmed lavender to weave lavender wands like these.  You can put one of these anywhere the aroma of lavender would be enjoyed!  They last for years.  Take a look at the other items she has made with her lavender by using this link to her store:  JeanneLynnsLavender



Monday, June 12, 2017

AllasOriginals - Unique Bags, Home Décor, Kitchen Textile, Brooches

Alla Larkin is creating pieces in such a wide variety of materials in Silver City, New Mexico, that I am glad I have an "Other" category page to duplicate this post to!  Upcycled "shabby chic" has always been cool in this old hippies mind, so I chose this purse to show you.  But I hope you use this link to her store to see all of the other items she has created:  AllasOriginals


Sunday, June 11, 2017

MarciaMcKinzieArt - Painting Artwork Watercolor Batiks on Rice Paper

Marcia McKinzie is painting in Vashon, Washington.  She is using a very creative technique!  You can read more about her and how she does it by using this link to her Etsy store:  MarciaMcKinzieArt
Or by using this link to her website:  marciamckinzieart.com


Saturday, June 10, 2017

JonAllenMetalArt - Metal Wall Art, Abstract Sculptures & Decorative Clocks

Jon Allen is creating wonders with metal in Lake Park, Florida.  I really enjoy the color and form of this piece, but he has such a wide range of forms, I really hope you use this link to visit his store:
JonAllenMetalArt


Friday, June 9, 2017

therockcollector - Exotic lapidary and collectable gem rock

Reginald, Reggie Kemp is a lapidary artist out of Oregon City, Oregon.  Isn't this cut stone like a still life abstract piece of art?  I hope this example inspires you to use this link to see more:  therockcollector


Thursday, June 8, 2017

Treasures By Tina

Tina is working in ultra fine needlepoint in Atascadero, California. Her items are designed to decorate your miniature scenarios.  From scale railroads with miniature towns, to doll houses, she's got all kinds of home decor items for those rooms.  I hope you take a peak at her store by using this link:  TreasuresByTina


Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LavenderCottage - Handmade Sterling Silver Artisan Jewelry

Cheryl Van Dyck is designing and hand making fine artisan silver jewelry in Greeneville, Tennessee.  I chose this piece because of the beautiful lavender stone in it.  I hope you use this link to her store to see more:  LavenderCottage


Tuesday, June 6, 2017

HerronAvenueStudios - Hand Crafted Ceramics

Naomi and Todd Johnson are ceramicists in Asheville, North Carolina.  You can see the difference in their styles and learn more about them by using this link to their store:  HerronAvenueStudios


Monday, June 5, 2017

BlueRibbonConfection - Handcrafted marshmallows and gluten free baked goods.

Mary Motte is whipping up deliciousness in Monroe, Wisconsin.  She got my vote with these lavender vanilla marshmallows, and then I noticed her baked goods are gluten free!  I hope you visit her store by using this link:  BlueRibbonConfection


Saturday, June 3, 2017

StonehouseGlass - Hand Blown Glass, Functional, Decorative and Sculptural

Steven A Ramsey is working with hand blown glass in Kearney, Nebraska.  To see more of these beautiful glass pieces, please visit his store by using this link:  StonehouseGlass


Friday, June 2, 2017

Woodosphere - HANDMADE EXOTIC WOOD BOXES

Ralph is hand making fine boxes in New York, New York.  A quality handmade wood box is one of those must haves in my book!  See his other pieces by using this link to his store:  Woodosphere


Thursday, June 1, 2017

ByAdeline - Leather jewelry, leather bags, home decor

Adeline is creating unique leather items in Sunnyvale, California.  To see what a wide range of items she creates using leather, please either use this link to her Etsy store:  ByAdeline
Or this link to her website:  by-adeline.com


Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Miniature Gardening - Imagination ¸.• Inspiration ¸.• Joy

Lauren Kyes is growing miniature plants in Winter, Wisconsin. "The art of miniature gardening is the art of imagination and everything you need to create an enchanting miniature garden can be found here."  You can explore their miniature world by using this link to their Etsy store:  miniaturegardening  Or by using this link to their website:  miniature-gardening.com/



Tuesday, May 30, 2017

ROSEBRENNER - Original Oil Paintings in lots of sizes and colors.

Rose Brenner is painting in Bedford, Indiana.  I have a particular fondness for landscapes with awesome reflections in the water.  This one makes me want to go there!  You can learn more about her by using this link to her Etsy store:  ROSEBRENNER
Or by using this link to her website:  rabrenner.com
You can even see her work on a site called Daily Paintworks:  dailypaintworks rose brenner
A site I will be visiting often now that I know about it!



Monday, May 29, 2017

FireandEarthJewels

Aaron Kleiser is a lapidary artist in Madison, Wisconsin.  Isn't this a beautiful stone?  Imagine what it could become.  Please use this link to see more: FireandEarthJewels


Sunday, May 28, 2017

QuiltSewPieceful - Quilts for Holidays and Everyday!

Gail Straka is quilting in Gilbert, Arizona and has all kinds of quilted items for your home!  Or as wonderful handcrafted gifts.  As one who loves to quilt myself, I hope you visit her store by using this link:
QuiltSewPieceful


ChicStatements - Unique and Bold Jewelry Designs

Lisa Dillon Arsenault is designing and hand making jewelry in Milford, Massachusetts.  I particularly enjoy the use of awesome carved stones in her work.  To see more of her work, please use this link to her store:
ChicStatements


Saturday, May 27, 2017

Hughespottery - Artisan ceramics handmade for your table and kitchen

Charles and Rowan Hughes are throwing clay in Tionesta, Pennsylvia.  What I like about the form of this cup, besides the luscious colors, is how wide it is.  Perfect for doubling and a soup mug!  You can find out more about them by using this link to their store:  hughespottery



ColdCreekIronworks - Blacksmith Forged Furniture, Art, Gifts, Décor, Jewelry

Brandon and Rochelle Hunt are working with metal in Cocolalla, Idaho.  Isn't this a charming moose?You can see more of their pieces and read more about them and their process by either using this link to their Etsy store:  ColdCreekIronworks
Or by using this link to their website:  coldcreekironworks.com


Thursday, May 25, 2017

TannerGlass - FUNctional Objects for Everyday Life

Suzanne Tanner is working with glass in Cranston, Rhode Island.  Having fun making glass functional pieces for everyday life!  To see more of her work, please use this link to her store:
TannerGlass


Wednesday, May 24, 2017

SugarBakersBakery - Liquor Candy,Organic Flowers,Birthday Gifts,Cake Topper

Janet Best is whipping up deliciousness in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Of course I chose the lavender candies to show you!  And I hope you use this link to see what else she has cooked up:  SugarBakersBakery


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

SLLavender - Handmade, Natural, & Calming Lavender Goods

Dawn Pritchard is cultivating lavender in Eldersburg, Maryland.  There is nothing like the scent of lavender!  To see her other items, please use this link to her store:  SLLavender


Monday, May 22, 2017

HumbleandStone

Lucy Tash is hand making paper in Chicago, Illinois.  Add something special to your next project by using handmade paper!  To see more of her papers, please use this link to her store:  HumbleandStone


Sunday, May 21, 2017

RistWoodWorks - Quality handcrafted wooden boxes

James Bruce is wood working in Bellvue, Colorado. There is something so beautiful about the natural grain of wood.  Take a look at his other pieces by using this link to his Etsy store:  RISTWOODWORKS
Or by using this link to his website:  ristwoodworks.com


Saturday, May 20, 2017

HirtsGardens

Alan Hirt is cultivating his green thumb in Medina, Ohio.  Even if you've got most of your summer garden going, I bet there is something  you'd like to add!  Like a perennial herb!  This is one of my favorites and not one you will find in most garden centers.  It is Lemon Verbena.  A friend of mine described it as smelling like sweet lemonade.  Hirt's Gardens is proud of their long history of growing and selling healthy plants for over 100 years. To see what else he is growing for you, use this link to his store:  HirtsGardens


WestSage - Native American Handmade Leather Goods

Cameron Mackey is hand tooling fine leather items for you in Redlands, California.  Like this beautiful leather cuff.  To see more of his pieces, please use this link to his store:  WestSage


Friday, May 19, 2017

ThrowinStones - Gem Minerals, Metaphysical Lapidary and Jewelry

Nicole & Rusty James are lapidary artists in Asheville, North Carolina.  It must be such a thrill to cut into a stone and discover the hidden beauty inside.  You can see much more by using this link to their Etsy store:  ThrowinStones
Or by using this link to their website:  throwinstones.com


Thursday, May 18, 2017

BillieBeads - Handmade, bejeweled accessories & art made in Brooklyn.

Billie Tannen is an artist in Brooklyn, New York.  I chose her work as another fine example of what you can do with polymer clay.  Like any art, it takes time, practice, and imagination to make pieces like this one!  I hope you use this link to check out her store and help an artist continue:  BillieBeads


spirosart - Dmitry Spiros OIL PAINTINGS The Official Shop on Etsy

Dmitry Spiros is an artist in Tampa, Florida.  This scene is so warm and relaxing, I love how the colors of  the boat pop against the back ground.  You can either use this link to his Etsy store:spirosart
Or use this link to go to his website:  spirosart.com


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

DEMET - Knit & Crochet Boutique

Demet is hand crocheting lace in Oceanside, California.  I hand crochet lace as well, so I know the work that goes into her pieces!!  Today though, such beautiful pieces can also be mounted as wall decorations, keeping them from wear and tear.  Or, they can be used to make a blouse or jacket really something special!  I hope you visit her store to see all of the wonderful pieces she has made:
DEMET


BeadTwirls - Handmade beaded necklaces, bracelets and earrings!

Eve Martin is crocheting beaded cuffs for the jewelry she designs in Houston, Texas.  To see her other pieces, please use this link to her store:  BeadTwirls


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

RehnWorks - Traditional Korean pottery with a modern twist.

Rehndell Masi is a ceramicist in Long Island, New York.  Yarn bowls like this enable one to work with more than one color at a time with ease!  To see more beautiful pieces like this and learn more about this artist, just use this link to her store:  RehnWorks


Monday, May 15, 2017

EttaAndOdie - || Modern Wares || Cement • Rope • Copper • Wood ||

Etta and Odie are metal smith's in Asheville, North Carolina.  They made this solid copper plant stand.  And you can visit their store by using this link:  EttaAndOdie


MiradorGlass

Bryan Raskin is a glass artist in McKinleyville, California.  This one reminds me of what a storm might look like on Saturn.  You can find something special for that someone by using this link to his store:  MiradorGlass


Sunday, May 14, 2017

SouthernJamsandJelly - Jam & Honey Rustic Wedding & Party Favors

Michelle & Michael Donoho are cooking it up in LaFayette, Georgia.  If you are having a wedding or a big party, they've got you covered!  To see more, use this link to their store:
SouthernJamsandJelly


BlueflyFarms - Organic Lavender Plants, Essential Oils, and Hydrosols

Kemper Barkhurst & Elizabeth Arnold are growing organic lavender in Peralta, New Mexico.  They have lots of lavender items for you to choose from by clicking on this link to their Etsy store:
BlueflyFarms
Or by using this link to their website:  blueflyfarms.com


Saturday, May 13, 2017

OsborneArtwork - Authentic original Artwork, all skillfully handmade!

Jeremy Osborne (Father and sons) are wood working in Saint Peter, Minnesota.  When people think of wood, they don't often think of sculpture.  But these guys are doing some beautiful wood sculptures!  Take a look at all of their pieces by using this link to their store:  OsborneArtwork


Thursday, May 11, 2017

AmishLeatherWorks - Amish Leather Goods Handmade in Southern Indiana

Gary Spear is hand working fine leather goods the Amish way in Mitchell, Indiana. Someone on your gift list is going to appreciate one of Gary's pieces.  To see more, please use this link to his store: AmishLeatherWorks


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

eweniquelyewe - Handwovens - Scarves, Shawls, Linens, Felted Gift Items

Cindie is hand weaving in Grants Pass, Oregon.  The sound of a hand loom at work is almost meditative.  A calming rhythm, like an ancient dance kept alive in the hands of the artists of today.  You can see more of her pieces by using this link to her store:  eweniquelyewe


Tuesday, May 9, 2017

AlexboxArt - Original still life paintings by Aleksey Vaynstheyn

Aleksey Vaynstheyn is an artist in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  I love pears and these look wonderful to me!  To see more of his works, please use this link to his store:  AlexboxArt