Friday, March 22, 2019

BlueDinos - Handmade Fossil Replicas and Dinosaur Sculptures

Paul Tanompong is sculpting accurate replicas of cool fossils and dinosaurs in Newark, California.  His work shows an incredible attention to detail!  I hope you visit his Etsy shop by using this link:  BlueDinos
And you can follow him on Instagram:  instagram.com/bluedinoskits/
Plus, I believe he is about to launch a Kickstarter campaign and as soon as he does, I will update this post with a link to it!

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Lavender Pond Farm

Chris and Denise Salafia are cultivating lavender in Killingworth, Connecticut.  Isn't this the coolest version of a lavender sachet?  A lavender stuffed doll!  You can visit them by using this link to their website:  lavenderpondfarm.com
And you can follow them on Instagram:  instagram.com/lavenderpondfarm/

This post can also be found on the All Things Lavender page above.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Monicaj - Crocheted Lace Stones, Jewelry, Unique Handmade Gifts

Monica Johnson is crocheting lace stone in Oklahoma.  She has an incredible variety of forms, colors, and patterns for you to choose from.  Including necklaces!  I hope you pick something out for yourself by using this link to her Etsy shop:  Monicaj
And you can follow her on Instagram:  instagram.com/lacestonesbymonicaj/

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

Friday, March 15, 2019

LecarreLollipops - Lollipops are not just for kids anymore!

Kimberly Hadlock is cooking up sweet creations in Athens, Georgia.  The flavors she has are not your ordinary lollipop, like this real lavender flavored one!  I hope you visit her Etsy shop to pick something out for yourself by using this link:  LeccareLollipops
You can follow her on Instagram: instagram.com/leccare_lollipops
And Twitter:  LeccareLollipop

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

OpenCircleSeeds - Organic seeds GMO-free

Gina Covina is cultivating organic GMO-free seeds in Mendocino, CA.  And I need to order some of these wonderful Delicata winter squash seeds!  Did you know that you can pick all winter squashes just as young as you would summer squash?  The flesh is dense and creamy and wonderful.  Yes, even pumpkins and butternuts.  I have yet to try these picked young, but I am really looking forward to it.  You can order from her Etsy shop via this link: OpenCircleSeeds
Or you can order from her website via this link:  opencircleseeds.com

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

Monday, March 11, 2019

Ozark Mountain Leather 

Kendall, Tammy and Hunter create with fine leathers in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas.  They have a wide range of items for you to choose from by using this link to their Amazon Handmade shop:  Ozark-Mountain-Leather
Or by visiting their website:  ozarkmountainleather.com/
And you can follow them on Instagram:  instagram.com/ozarkmountainleather/

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

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Art By Connie - Fine Art Paintings, Prints & Photography

Connie Sonnenberg is an artist in Crystal Lake, Illinois.  She paints a wide range of subjects, including many of beautiful horses.  But this floral abstract is what really caught my eye today!  You can find more of her works by using this link to her Amazon Handmade shop:  ArtByConnie

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

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

JasonWolffPottery - Functional & Decorative Hand Crafted Stoneware Pottery

Jason and Sarah Wolff are ceramic artists in Blacklist, Ohio.  Throwing a vessel large enough to bake bread in takes experience and talent.  I especially like the handles on this piece.
I hope you will use this link to visit their Etsy shop:  JasonWolffPottery  Or use this link to their website:  jasonwolffpottery.shop

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

Friday, March 1, 2019

DeniseCerroStudio - Original Assemblage Art, Mixed Media Art, Oil Paintings

Denise Cerro is creating mixed media art in Encinitas, California.  I really enjoy how she tells a story by assembling and altering objects.  I hope you visit her Etsy shop with this link:  DeniseCerroStudio
Or go to her website via this link:  denisecerro.com/

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

Monday, February 25, 2019

TheLavenderWeddingCo - Lavender makes the most romantic weddings possible!

Belle and Jed Jones are growing lavender in Walsburg, Utah.  And if you have a wedding on the horizon, they've got you covered!  You can see all of their lavender items by using this link to their Etsy shop:  TheLavenderWeddingCo
Or go to their website:  lavenderweddingco.com

This post can also be found on the All Things Lavender page above.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Ezekiel & Stearns - Handcrafted Furniture

Ezekiel & Stearns are creating beautiful fine wood items in St. Louis, Missouri.  For me, there is something wonderful about being able to see the grain of the wood in a piece.  I hope you use this link to visit their Etsy shop:  EzekielandStearns
Or visit their website:  ezekielandstearns.com

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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

SynergyByKrista - Earth-Friendly Artisan Jewelry in Paper and Textiles

 Krista is creating with paper in Clarksburg, West Virginia.  I love the unique boxes she makes, I love boxes!  I hope you visit her Etsy shop by using this link:  SynergyByKrista

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

Friday, February 15, 2019

Route4glass - Hand blown art glass made in Vermont

Lada Bohac is hand blowing glass art in Windsor, Vermont.  This group of Polar Bears really caught my attention and I hope you visit his Etsy shop by using this link:  Route4glass
Or go to his website via this link:  route4glass.com

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

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

WayfarerForge - Blacksmith Gerald Boggs

Gerald Boggs is a blacksmith creating with metal in Afton, Virginia.  His forge is producing all kinds of items you can select from by using this link to his Etsy shop:  WayfarerForge
Or by using this link to his website:  wayfarerforge.com

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

Monday, February 11, 2019

DonnaPizarroDesigns - Donna Pizarro Designs Fine Jewelry, Pet Themed Jewelry

Donna Pizarro is designing beautiful pet themed jewelry in McKinney, Texas.  I know someone who would love this pendant!
Find something you like by using this link to her Etsy shop:  DonnaPizarroDesigns
Or this link to her website:  donnapizarro.com

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

Saturday, February 9, 2019

MeloArtGallery - Karrin's Painted Rocks and More

Karrin Melo is hand painting rocks into beautiful art in Palm Harbor, Florida.  And you can use these in so many ways, not just out in the garden.  They make great paper weights and would look lovely anywhere in your home or office.  I hope you use this link to her Etsy Shop to see so much more:
MeloArtGallery

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

Thursday, February 7, 2019

BlackPeakStudio - Dulcimers, Harps, Ukuleles, Guitars, Leather Goods

Bradford Jennings is hand crafting beautiful wood musical instruments in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  I chose this piece for it's beautiful color and clean design, but you really need to see some of his other pieces by using this link to his Etsy shop:  BlackPeakStudio
Or by using this link to his website:  blackpeakstudio.com


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

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

MountainDolls - Fiber Art, Embroidery Art, OOAK Dolls, Mug Rugs

 Janice Parrott is creating unique items in Albany, New York.  She creates unique and one of a kind (OOAK) items with beautiful hand stitching.  I hope you visit her Etsy shop to see her creations by using this link:  MountainDolls 
Or you can visit her website by using this link:  mountaindolls.com

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

Sunday, February 3, 2019

MadeByMamaBCaramels - Soft Caramels MadeByMamaB

Dana Beery is stirring it up in Wichita, Kansas.  And I especially would love to try these lavender caramels!  To get your own, please use this link to her Etsy shop:  MadeByMamaBCaramels

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

Friday, February 1, 2019

GreenlaneGardens - Greenlane Gardens Organic NON-GMO Vegetable & Herb Seed

Susanne Deslauriers is cultivating seed for us in Hawkesberry, Canada.  I love Zinnias!  They are so colorful and so easy to grow.  You can see more by visitiner her Etsy shop via this link:  GreenlaneGardens
Or you can go to her website via this link:  greenlanegardens.com/

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

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

TheLeatherSmithy - High-Quality Handcrafted Leather Goods / Art in Leather

Lauren Gosciminski is hand tooling leather in Dublin, New Hampshire.  This is one of her leather guitar straps and she has a variety of other items she makes as well.  You can visit her Etsy shop via this link:  TheLeatherSmithy
And you can also follow her shop on Facebook via this link:  TheLeatherSmithy

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

Sunday, January 27, 2019

hjmArtGallery - Nature Inspired Art & Prints For The Home Decor

Helen Janow Miqueo is painting nature inspired art in Mountain View, California.  I really enjoy her bold bright colors.  You can see much more by using this link to her Etsy shop:  hjmArtGallery

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

Friday, January 25, 2019

Botanic2Ceramic - Handmade Functional and Decorative Pottery

Sue Capillo is creating with ceramic clay in Evanston, Illinois.  I really enjoy how she has used real plants to make surface impressions on her beautiful pieces.  I hope you take while to visit her Etsy shop via this link to pick something out:  Botanic2Ceramic
And you can follow her shop in Facebook via this link:  Botanic2Ceramic

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

Thursday, January 24, 2019

GLMLapidary - Handmade Cabochons, Faceted Gemstones, Jewelry

Gerald McDougal is hand making beautiful cabochons and more in Woodville, Wisconsin.  I love how an artist like Gerald can bring out the natural beauty in stone.  You can see much more by using this link to his Etsy shop:  GLMlapidary

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


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

EvensensProductions - Hand Crafted Original and Traditional Designs

Kjell & Lois Evensen are creating with both wood and fiber in Cincinnati, Ohio.  But this post is focused on the beautiful woodwork Kjell makes.  You can see it all by using this link to their Etsy shop:  EvensensProductions
You can also follow them on Facebook:  Evensens-Productions
And Instagram:  instagram.com/loisevensen

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

Monday, January 21, 2019

HattieandElsie - Lavender filled neck wraps and eye pillows

Hattie and Elsie are working with real lavender in Janesville, Wisconsin.  These lavender filled neck wraps and eye pillows are just what you need to relax and unwind!  Take a look at all the colors they make them in by using this link to their store:  HattieandElsie
Plus, you can follow them on Instagram:  instagram.com/hattieandelsie/
and Facebook:  facebook.com/hattieandelsie

This post can also be found on the All Things Lavender page above.

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Charless Art Glass

Charles Winkelman is creating with all kinds of items including glass in Manzanita, Oregon.  Isn't this one cool fish!! 
Take a walk on the wild side and visit his Etsy shop by using this link:  charlesartglass

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

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Yeiou - Modern Papercraft + Custom Paper Goods

Abigail M is creating with paper in Arlington, Massachusetts.  These cool house and barn shoped boxes make great gift boxes!  And you can see much more by using this link to her Etsy shop:  yeiou
Or you can visit her website via this link:  yeiou.com/
And follow her shop on Facebook:  facebook.com/yeiou.paper

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

Monday, January 14, 2019

Clinkerman - Early American Ironwork Recreations

Clinkerman-Jamie Tyree is keeping the traditions alive with ironworks in Limestone, Tennessee.  I would love to own a few of his culinary pieces, or an awesome set like this!  I hope you pay him a visit to his Etsy shop by using this link:  Clinkerman 
And you can follow him on Facebook via this link: facebook.com/clinkerman

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

Friday, January 11, 2019

ThomasSpakeStudios - Thomas Spake Studios, unique hand blown glass

Thomas Spake is creating with molten hand blown glass in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  This particular piece was one of my favorites and you can find it by using this link to his Etsy Shop:
ThomasSpakeStudios  Or you can see even more of his work by visiting his website with this link:
thomasspakestudios.com/

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

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

WillOaksStudio - Art Enamels, Pearls & Leather, Hand Crafted since 2008

Karen Stahlecker is designing original jewelry in Woodstock, Illinois.  She uses a wide range of materials in her beautiful pieces.  I hope you use this link to her Etsy shop to pick something out:
WillOaksStudio  Or this link to her website:  willoaks.studio/
And you can follow her on Instagram with this link:  instagram.com/willoaksstudio/

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

Saturday, January 5, 2019

JDCreativeHands - Quilted Totes, Dust Covers, Dolls

Jean and Donna are creating unique dolls with such character in Cleveland, Ohio.  Each one has so much expression, it was not easy to decide which one to show you!  I hope you use this link to visit their Etsy shop and see them all:  JDCreativeHands

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

Thursday, January 3, 2019

YeelisLittleCorner - Yeeli's Little Corner, unique handcrafted gift items.

Yeeli is creating unique little characters with fibers such as yarn in Powder Springs, Georgia.  Aren't these little hedge hogs adorable!?  I hope you use this link to see all of them in her Etsy shop:  YeelisLittleCorner

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

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

MiLightningDulcimer - Dulcimers With A Strong Voice

Matt Berg is hand building Dulcimers in Farmington Hills, Michigan.  Make this new year a special one with the gift of a beautiful hand crafted musical instrument like this one.  You can see his other pieces by using this link to his Etsy shop:  MiLightningDulcimer

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