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Discover Handmade September 13

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Welcome to Discover Handmade Good Morning Friends! There are so many terrific handmade products to discover…..here at Handmade Artists. Everyone is busy doing what they do best……being creative! Everyday I see new shops opening with interesting handcrafted merchandise, which I look forward to sharing with you in the up coming months. Exciting Times!  However… I […]

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Cappuccinos Are On Me

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Cappuccinos Are On Me A Polymer Clay Key-chain Tutorial By Beverley Start August 2013 Here’s a fun and easy polymer clay picture tutorial for clayers at all levels of expertise. I handmade this tiny mug filled with frothy cappuccino and wanted to share. OK so the colors of clay you will need are white for […]

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Blue Buddha Boutique Giveaway Winner!!!

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March 2013 Not only do crafters like to craft, they like to help other crafters craft. They even enjoy encouraging non-crafters to craft. They’re crafty like that. I consider myself pretty crafty but I’ve never tried my hand at chainmaille. I love it and marvel at it frequently but had never actually tried it until…I […]

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Travel Tissue Holder Tutorial

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If you have even the basic sewing skills, this is a quick and easy handmade gift idea for any of the women on your gift list! These are great to keep in your purse, diaper bag, desk, and car. Gather Your Supplies: ~Fabric for the outside of your travel tissue holder ~ I use regular […]

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On Fire for Handmade

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On Fire for Handmade On fire for Handmade is a site dedicated to promoting Handmade Artisans Worldwide!I started On Fire for Handmade in 2009 as a means of helping Handmade Artisans promote their creations. It has been a long journey and a winding road, but an exciting one! Now with the help of Andrew and […]

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Polymer Clay – It’s What You Do With It

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By Beverley Start August 2012 Polymer clay’s sculpt-ability and low curing temperatures make it ideal for a wide variety of craft and art projects. Many people talk about giving polymer clay a try but if you’re still on the fence here’s a whole laundry list of reasons to climb down and just Go For It! […]

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Calla Lily Hair Sticks, A Handmade Polymer Clay Tutorial

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By Beverley Start Calla Lily Hair Sticks, A Handmade Polymer Clay Tutorial                     For this tutorial you will need the following; Green, orange, and white polymer clay (Fimo, Sculpey, Primo…It’s your choice… I just use what’s cheapest) Water based polyurethane A blade A small paint brush […]

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I Beat those Handmade Button Blues

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By Beverley Start, March 2012 I’ll be enjoying one of those afternoons where I will be cruising the internet and finding inspiration again and again, meeting new artists, and just loving the access we have these days because we’re all online. I mean, it’s such a wonderful thing that we can interact with artists across […]

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Wedding Delight!

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      Classic Charm and sophistication! Perfect Wedding day and everyday selections flaunting signature woven pearl style, over-the top design, rhinestone brooches, and fabulous beading…wow factor indeed! Every piece has a story and as you embark on this journey why not participate with such Broochaliscious style…besides, your neck is just too hungry to pass […]

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Future Jewelry

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In order to create my art, I first cut the stone that will go in the piece, then design around that.  Here are two stones cut in the lapidary in the past week.  The first is a piece of Lapis Lazuli about 2.5 inches long and it is very heavy.  Will probably use it in […]

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