It’s kinda Whitney Robinson’s fault. She mentioned MYDEERFOX in her interview yesterday and I had to go visit. Big mistake! It’s a vacuum of fantasticness and I have yet to escape the vortex of handmade goodness in this splendid shop. Read more
Take a journey through the LEIF shop and you’ll soon discover that Stacy Anne Longenecker has an incredible eye for handmade finds. The Leif Shop is just full of amazing finds, many of which I have never seen before. Between the shop, Stacy’s blog and her very active social media presence, LEIF is a great model of what I call a Handmade Trifecta: a great shop, a splendid blog and active social media. Let’s explore. Read more
Another trio of great handmade combos, this time featuring Alimonada and Double Merrick.
I love when I find a collection that I’m absolutely compelled to feature. That’s how I felt when I discovered IDAMARI, Ida Mari Molander’s amazing modern handmade jewelry collection. Read more
The story behind the Starlight Woods shop really highlights the ingenuity and the creativity of the handmade community. Lisa DiSciascio survived a number of really crazy storms in the summer of 2011. With the power out and the neighborhood in shambles, Lisa decided to take a hike in the woods near her Pennsylvania home. Read more
Wearable art. Those where the words that first popped into my head when I discovered the loveliness that resides in the Double Fox Studio shop. The pieces you see here, as well as the items in the shop are the handiwork of Harem6, aka Ildiko Muresan and Flavia Marele. These two mixed media artists really love working with new materials and it shows. Read more
I’m not going to lie: I am an official Yokoo groupie. I’ve been a fan for a while and then, back in March, she posted on Facebook and Tumblr that she’s been invited to be on Project Runway. Now, while I’m torn about whether she should do it or not, I’m not torn about my affection for her collection. Honestly, the images speak for themselves. Read more
Simon Cottrell is a Canberra-based maker who uses an eclectic collection of inspirations as the starting point for his pieces – things as complex as improv jazz, or as banal as a pop-up toaster. He is fascinated with the connections of ideas: in the design process, what part comes from logical and rational thought, and what part comes through intuition? Read more
You’re probably wondering why I put an image of Isobell’s bag first in this post. Well, not only is the Supply tote only $10, but you’ll need it to carry all the handmade goodness you’re about to purchase from Melody’s Shirazi’s lovely Etsy shop. I’ll give you two good reasons to check out this great collection.
What I find intriguing about Deanna’s work is the architectural nature of each piece. Perhaps it’s the use of concrete that gives me that impression. Nonetheless, I think they are the perfect addition to a contemporary handmade collection. Why not make your 1AM Promise purchase from Deanna’s shop? I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. Read more
It’s always interesting to see the path people take to arrive at Destination Handmade. For Melissa de la Fuente, it’s a path that includes being a busy actor and then slowing down to become a mother of 3. Once she discovered her love for design, Melissa Loves was born.
Get to know this very talented Brooklyn-based artist. Read more