Monday, July 31, 2017

paulajeansgarden - I LOVE LAVENDER!

Paula grows lavender in Paradise, Montana.  She uses her lavender to create all sorts of wonderful items for you!  Please visit her store by using this link:  paulajeansgarden
Or by using this link to her website:

Sunday, July 30, 2017

PatsysPressedFlowers - Pressed Flower Art | Greeting Cards | Bookmarks | Gifts

Patsy Bechtold is creating with real dried flowers in Bonney Lake, Washington.  Of course I chose the real dried lavender to show you!  She has some beautiful items for you to see by using this link to her store:  patsyspressedflowers
Or her website:

Saturday, July 29, 2017

WalnutStudiolo - Bespoke Leather Goods Handmade in Oregon

Geoffrey and Valerie Franklin are making fine leather goods in Nehalem, Oregon.  I particularly like their bike accessories!  I hope you either visit their Etsy store by using this link:  WalnutStudiolo
Or visit their website by using this link:

Friday, July 28, 2017

lauraprill - Fine Art, Watercolor, Portraits, Prints

Laura Prill is painting fine art in Boulder, Colorado.  Isn't this a dreamy landscape?  I hope you visit her store by using this link:  lauraprill

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Karinagracejewelry - Gemstone Jewelry in Sterling Silver and Gold

Karen Ericson is creating jewelry with cool gemstones in Los Angeles, California.  I chose this one because it is patterns revealed by cutting and polishing stones which I find so fascinating.  I  hope you use this link to see more of her pieces:  karinagracejewelry

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:

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

crochetbymsa - Doilies Jewelry Bags Home Decor & More Thead Art

Maryann Albite 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:

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:

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:
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:

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


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:
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!
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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:

Saturday, July 15, 2017


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


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:

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:

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:

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:

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:

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


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