Tuesday, November 13, 2018

SusanAltenauPottery - Pottery Journey of Pets, Portraits, 4 Seasons

Susan Altenau is creating ceramics in Cincinnati, Ohio.  Her pet portraits in clay are wonderful!  I fell for the cat because I love lidded vessels, but you should see the Pug dog I pinned to the ArtisansOfAmerica Pinterest board!  I hope you use this link to her Etsy shop to see more:  SusanAltenauPottery
And take a moment to follow her on Facebook:  facebook.com/susanaltenaupottery

This post can also be found on the Ceramic page above.

Monday, November 12, 2018

houseplantshop - Affordable- Healthy Houseplants, Succulents, Air Plants

Andy Burde is cultivating plants in Irvine, California for you to grow indoors.  Because houseplants are back!  Bringing beauty, oxygen, and relaxation into your home.  They come in such a wide variety, from ones that need a bit of a attention every day, to those that can be left to themselves for months.  Take a look at what he has available by using this link to his Etsy store:  houseplantshop

This post can also be found on the Botanical page above.


Years ago, I grew ferns for a large and once famous plant nursery in Capitola, California.  They were famous for their begonias and fuchsias, and I managed an acre of ferns out back.  I had 'Birds Nest' ferns like the one shown above, that had fronds taller than me!  Each new frond can be bigger than the previous one if a source of humidity is nearby.  Here is an old photo of the stock ferns I harvested fern spore from to grow new baby ferns.


Saturday, November 10, 2018

TheStoneLab - The Stone Lab

Deborah Alderman is cutting and polishing awesome stones in Montpelier, Vermont.  I like to say that natural cut and polished stones reveal the original abstract artist!  This stone is a Ajo Shattuckite Cabochon.  You can see all of her other pieces by using this link to her Etsy shop:  TheStoneLab

The post can also be found on the Stone page above.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

MyBonny - Fabric Collage Folk Art

Bonny Gorsuch is creating mutli-media art in Canon Beach, Oregon.  The mixed media art form really enables one to use so many things in such a creative way!  You can use this link to her Etsy shop to see much more:  MyBonny

This post can also be found on the Mixed Media page above.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

ScenicRiversNets - Handcrafted with Pride in the Ozark Mountains, U.S.A.

Tim Moen is using his skills to handcraft beautifully handled nets in Cabool, Missouri.  I know quite a few fly fishermen and women who would be thrilled to have one of these!  I hope you us this link to visit his Etsy Shop to get one:  ScenicRiversNets

This post can also be found on the Wood page above.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

2ndChanceMetalArt - Metal sculpture/metal art/custom fabrication

Eric Harty is creating with re-purposed metal objects in Andover, Massachusetts.  His creatures are so cool!  I have to break my rules and post two of them here because I was going to post the second one in time for Halloween and wasn't able to.  I sure hope you use the link to visit his Etsy shop:
2ndChanceMetalArt 
And if you'd like to follow him on Facebook, here is a link to his page: facebook.com/2nd-Chance-Metal-Art


This post can also be found on the Metal page above.

Friday, November 2, 2018

PaperSprouts - Plantable paper party favors and gardening gifts

Christine is using handmade paper to make unique items in Denver, Colorado.  From seed embedded gift labels, to beautiful paper flowers, she has a lot of offer you by using this link to her Etsy store:
PaperSprouts  Or this link to her website:  papersprouts.com

This post can also be found on the Paper page above.