Sunday, April 30, 2017

LazyRiverStudio - Custom Wood Signs, Home Signs, Business Signs & More

Scott Zuziak is carving up fine wood in Chicago, Illinois.  He is one of those artists where I could spend all day trying to decide which one of his pieces to show you!  Please visit his Etsy store by using this link:  LazyRiverStudio  Or use this link to his website:  lazyriverstudio.com/


RozArt - Drunken Cows - Whimsical Fine Art by Roz

Roz Young is painting subjects her way in Fairview, North Carolina.  I love this cow!  I hope you use this link to see what else she has created!  RozArt


Friday, April 28, 2017

SilkScarvesColorado - Hand Painted Silk Scarves, Unique & Artistic Scarves

Tanya Athannassova is hand painting silk scarves in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This is one art I have always wanted to try!  She has some beautiful scarves for you to see by using this link to her store: SilkScarvesColorado


TheLeatherExpert - ● Functional Chic for Urban Professionals ●

Lisa Ross is hand tooling fine leather goods for you in San Francisco, California.  I love a quality leather labtop case!  Check out all of her items by using this link to her Etsy store:  TheLeatherExpert
Or by using this link to her website:  era81.com


Thursday, April 27, 2017

CabochonCollector

Jada Morgan has great cabochons at competitive prices in Traverse City, Michigan.  The greens and siennas in the one make a beautiful combination.  To see more, please use this link to her store:  CabochonCollector


Tuesday, April 25, 2017

EcologicaAfrodita - Eco-friendly design

Joana Toro hand makes lovely paper in New York, New York.  If you'd like to use hand crafted paper for your next project, then use this link to her store:  EcologicaAfrodita
Or this link to her website:  joanatoro.com


Monday, April 24, 2017

NatureVisions - Animal sculptures, wildlife art, jewelry boxes

Nancy in Kanab, Utah, is hand making items using polymer clay and a variety of other materials.  Polymer clay enables an artist to make colorful creations like this without the need to paint them. Check out her store by using this link:  NatureVisions
Or go to her website with this link:  naturevisionsboutique.com

LauraSouderStudio - Raku Fired Pendants, ArtBeads, Wall Art, Home Decor

Laura Souder is a ceramicist in Manifee, California.  Raku creates some awesome colors!  Learn more about her and see more of her pieces by visiting her store:  LauraSouderStudio


Sunday, April 23, 2017

FreshGardenLiving - Organic Plant Nursery - Root Rose Plants and Herbs

Karyn Bischoff is growing rooted plants, seeds, and bulbs for you in Summerville, Oregon.  I not only love Gladiolus, I love this almost lavender shade!  To see more, either use this link to her Etsy store:  FreshGardenLiving
Or this link to her website:  freshgardenlivingstore.com


LavenderRoseFarms - Handcrafted lavender products, bouquets, & botanicals

Elaine & Jeff Stackhouse are handcrafting lavender items for you in Monroe, Michigan.  Did you know lavender is also a culinary ingredient?  This tea looks delicious!  Find out more about them by visiting their Etsy store:  LavenderRoseFarms
Or by visiting their website:  lavenderrosefarms.com



Saturday, April 22, 2017

ImmortalElement - Copper Fashion and Décor

Aaron Houser and Heather Rainer Houser are hand making jewelry in Nevada City, California.  This copper pendant is awesome!  They have much more for you to see here:  ImmortalElement


BeauTeaStudio - Organic Full Leaf Tea & Apothecary

Jules and Olya are fulfilling your organic tea blend needs in Montgomery, New York.  Of course, I chose the one with lavender flower buds in it!  To see all of the delicious blends they have for you, just use this link to their store:  BeauTeaStudio


Friday, April 21, 2017

HostessCityArtGlass - Beautiful hot glass blown in the beautiful Hostess City

Ronald Martinez creates with hot hand blown glass in Savannah, Georgia.  One of those skills I admire!  Please use this link to see more of his pieces and read more about him:  HostessCityArtGlass


sanderswoodworking - Sanders Woodworking-Wooden Bowls, Cutting Boards & More

Stephen Sanders is hand working fine woods in Mooresville, North Carolina.  Fill your home with beautiful handmade works of art like this hand turned wood bowl.  To learn more about him and see his other pieces, please use this link to his store: sanderswoodworking

Thursday, April 20, 2017

arizonacopper - Showcasing the desert's beauty through copper jewelry

Allison is creating items using copper in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.  To see more of her beautiful pieces, use this link to her store:  arizonacopper


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

FitchStudioWeavers - Luxurious Handwoven Scarves, Throws, and Flatwoven Rugs

Gregory hand weaves in Kingston, New York.  He is one of those keeping a cherished and ancient skill alive.  I hope you visit his store to find out more, by using this link:  FitchStudioWeavers


Tuesday, April 18, 2017

AnnYoungStudio

Ann Young works in her art studio in Idyllwild, California.  Learn more about her and her process and see more of her work by using this link to her store:  AnnYoungStudio


Monday, April 17, 2017

RustyKnuckles - Custom Crafted Items Hand Made In USA and Built To Last

Rusty Knuckles and Banjo Buck are hand tooling fine leathers in Raleigh, North Carolina.  To see more of what these two characters have created, use this link to their Etsy store:  RustyKnuckles
Or visit their website with this link:  rustyknucklesmusic.com


Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arcade56 - Collage, Mixed Media & Assemblage Art

Deborah works with multiple medias in Chicago, Illinois.  Like this delightful dancer!  See what else she has created, please use this link to her store:  Arcade56


Saturday, April 15, 2017

CatalinaCabochons - *Designer Cut Cabochons and Artisan Jewelry*

Michele is an lapidary artist in Tucson, Arizona.  Every polished cabochon is like a little picture telling a story.  To see more of her work, please use this link to her store:  CatalinaCabochons


Friday, April 14, 2017

ocpottery - Handmade Ceramics

Kazem Arshi is a ceramicist in Anaheim Hills, California.  He has some beautiful glaze combinations on the forms he designs.  To learn more about him and his process, use this link to his Etsy store:
ocpottery


Thursday, April 13, 2017

lavendergirltn - LavendergirlTN

Kelly Shamblin is growing lavender for handmade items in Franklin, Tennessee.  She has more for you to see by using this link to her Etsy store:  lavendergirltn 
Or by using this link to her website:  lavendergirltn.com


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

KelseyPike - Sustainable Paper+Craft

Kelsey Elise Pike is hand making sustainable paper items in Kansas City, Missouri.  You can read more about her and her process by using this link to her Etsy store: KelseyPike
Or by using this link to her website:  sustainablepapercraft.com


Tuesday, April 11, 2017

THEHOUSEOFMINERALS - Handmade, Electroformed Raw Mineral Jewelry

Stormy is creating jewelry for you in Saint Francisville, Louisiana.  I like the raw and natural look many of her pieces have.  Just use this link to her store to see more:  THEHOUSEOFMINERALS



Monday, April 10, 2017

TheBellCityBaker - Made to order, gourmet, home baked cookies.

Linda Olson whips up goodies for us in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Learn more about her and her bakery by using this link to her store:  TheBellCityBaker


Sunday, April 9, 2017

RnDwood - R&D Woodworking

Ron Beer creates with wood in Fairborn, Ohio.  Isn't this a beautiful box?  Visit his store to see his other pieces by using this link:  RnDwood


ThatWelderGuy

JR Hunnings is an artist of metals in Cape Carteret, North Carolina.  How about a metal sculpture Marlin for the fisherman in your family!?  To see what else he has created, use this link to his store:  ThatWelderGuy


Saturday, April 8, 2017

MacrameElegance - Macrame Wall Hangings for your Home Decor and Garden

Lucy Lanuza is continuing one of the oldest fiber arts, in Napa, California.  Macrame, or the art of tying knots, goes at least as far back as the ancient cultures of Babylonia.  To see more of her works, please use this link to her store:  MacrameElegance


ToselandGlass

Brian Toseland is a glass artist in Bethleham, Pennsylvania.  To learn more about him and his process, visit his store by using this link:  ToselandGlass



Friday, April 7, 2017

BellaPoshPortraits

Marlene and Emily paint fine oil portraits in Miami, Florida.  They will paint a custom oil portrait for you!  To place an order, just use this link to their Etsy store:  BellaPoshPortraits


Thursday, April 6, 2017

COPPERPEACE - Copper peace USA MADE Guitar Straps & Accessories

J. Lynn is handcrafting fine leather goods in Seattle, Washington.  She has some awesome guitar straps for the musicians in your world.  You can see much more by using this link to her Etsy store:  COPPERPEACE
Or by using this link to her website:  copperpeace.com


Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Pedricks - Lavender and Lavender Wands

Catherine Pedrick grows long stemmed English lavender in Royal Oaks, California.  And she uses this lavender to weave lavender wands or batons in four sizes and thirty shades of satin ribbon.  She also uses the loose lavender to make sock doll sachets.
Yes, this is I, the author of this blog, celebrating today with a post for myself because this site, of which the focus is all the wonderful artists and artisans I can find, has hit over 10,000 views today!
To see more lavender wands and the sock dolls, please use this link to my Etsy store:
Pedricks


MyFlowerGrounds - .::flower seeds::.

Tammy Carlton cultivates seeds in Nehawka, Nebraska.  Growing, collecting, and offering seeds for sale is a time honored tradition that goes back much farther than even the postal service.  I hope you visit her store by using this link:  MyFlowerGrounds


Tuesday, April 4, 2017

EldredgeCeramics - Hand crafted ceramic art

Lisa Eldredge is a ceramicist in Ashland, Oregon.  As a coffee and tea drinker myself, I think one of these needs to be in every coffee and tea lovers home.  To see more, I hope you use this link to her store:  EldredgeCeramics


JFrancoisStudios - Fine handmade jewelry and cabochons

Jason and Beth are lapidary artists in Bothel, Washington. They specialize in fine handmade jewelry and cabochons such as this crinoid fossil.  I love fossils!  Take a look at their other pieces by using this link to their store:  JFrancoisStudios

 


Monday, April 3, 2017

KarenLHoward - SACKCLOTH GALLERY ~ Hand Carved Wood, Mixed Medium

Karen Howard is a mixed media artist in Ferndale, California.  You can learn a lot more about her and see her other works by using this link to her store:  KarenLHoward


GWjeweler - Handmade Sterling Silver, Gold, and Copper Jewelry

George Weaver designs and hand creates his pieces in Oregon City, Oregon.  To see more beautiful sterling silver, gold, and copper pieces like this one, use this link to his store:  GWjeweler


ZamArtisanChocolates - Artisan French Confections & Chocolates

Chef Jafer and Christel concoct dreamy delights for you in San Francisco, California.  And of course, I chose the ones with lavender!  Check out all the other yummy items they have by using this link:
ZamArtisanChocolates


Sunday, April 2, 2017

watswood - Handmade Wooden Jewelry Boxes

Eugene Watson crafts beautiful handmade find wood boxes in Pueblo, Colorado.  And this is one cool box he has built!  Just try to imagine measuring those angles to make the right cuts...
Please visit his Etsy store by using this link:  watswood
Or use this link to go directly to his website:  watsonwoodworks.com


WeathervaneFactory - Weathervanes

William H. McElvain Sr, was the founder of this enterprise in Eddington, Maine.  I try to make sure these are family or individually run, so I am hoping his family is still a part of this.  Because I absolutely love the fact that someone is hand making weather vanes and that they have made one of pigs flying!!  You can visit their Etsy store to see more by using this link:  WeathervaneFactory
Or go directly to their website by using this link:  weathervanefactory.com


ZehOriginalArt

Janet Zeh paints flowers, birds, nature and custom paintings in Tolland, Connecticut.  These daffodils certainly brightened up my day!  I hope you use this link to see more of her works in her Etsy store:  ZehOriginalArt
Or use this link to her website:  zehoriginalart.com


GlassyFields - Lampwork Glass Beads - Farm Grown

Carol Christensen-Day makes her lampwork glass beads by hand in Milan, Michigan.  Glass is so versatile, this one looks cosmic!  I hope you use this link to see her other pieces:  GlassyFields


peterpiperpicks - Peter Piper

Ruth Moskell make handmade paper in Brooklyn, New York.  I believe the Peter Piper in her crew is her favorite pet!  She has a lovely range of colors for you to select from by using this link to her Etsy store:  peterpiperpicks


Saturday, April 1, 2017

MillersLeatherShop - Handcrafted Leather Goods since 1988-Made in the USA

Steve and Carye Miller hand make fine leather goods in Hardy, Arkansas.  This is a cool money clip with a credit card slot and a Buffalo nickle!  You can see much more by either using this link to their Etsy store:  MillersLeatherShop
Or by using this link to their website:  millersleathershop.com/


NowthenDesign - Nowthen Design

Cheryl Haro is an artisan of fabric in Anoka, Minnesota.  Treat yourself to handmade placemats in a variety of colors and patterns.  You can find more of her designs on Etsy by using this link:
NowthenDesign