I think you’ll really enjoy this Handmade Profile from Charlottesville, VA-based Elaine Butcher. Not only is her Elaine B Jewelry fresh
Customization: My prediction is that this will be the biggest trend in handmade for 2014. It’s one of the unique abilities that makers have across the board and that really separates handmade from factory produced. One artist who has made a success from being a master of customization is Jennifer Wagner. Her colorful Orange is the Sun shop is all about creating gorgeous handmade pieces in a stunning array of hues.
I’ve been feasting on the handmade goodness in the 877 Design shop for the past few days and I’m happy
Since childhood, Paris-based Camille has been collecting minerals and other natural items from around the world. That cache of found treasures have found there way into her Stone.Paper.Feather collection.
Add a touch of modern earthiness to your handmade collection with a piece from Cynthia Jones’ incredible shop. You’ll have a hard time resisting these, so you might as well just give in! Let’s explore Cynthia’s work together, shall we? First up, a video preview:
I felt almost obliged to do a post about Beth DeHart bold and beautiful bracelets. After all, we both understand the power of island living. I was just talking to my friend G from Leilei Aloha today about how beneficial island life can be when you are recovering from trauma and reconnecting with yourself. Beth’s island of choice is the U.S. Virgin Islands. Despite the challenge of getting supplies and inconsistent electricity, Beth has found her niche with her fab collection.
Here’s a must-have addition to your handmade jewelry collection: leather bracelets from Hannah Oatman’s BRICK + ARROW. How can you go wrong with hand-painted cuff bracelets that look this good? Each is made from flexible but firm leather that is sliced on the surface and then painted to create a pattern. They look really good stacked, which naturally means you need to get more than one, right?
There are times when one of my secret reasons for being obsessed with handmade creations shines through: the beauty of