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Peach!
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The weather in the NorthEast can’t decide if it wants to be winter or spring! I’m voting for spring personally. In honor of one of my favorite parts of spring, fresh fruit, I invite you to check out some amazing works of handmade art featuring peach! Rose Garden Set of 3 Stunning art photo of […]

Creating Under Duress: What’s the Difference Between Creating Because You Want To or You Have To
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I love to quilt. I see something and it just inspires me to create it in fabric, to bring together different colors, textures and patterns with uneven hand-quilting to bring up details and contours. My quilts never look exactly like what I initially saw to inspire me; they take on their own identity through the […]

What would You Call a Handmade Life?
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When you hear the phrase Handmade Life what do you think of? A person living off the grid, growing their own food and making their own clothes? A suburban mom who cooks from scratch rather than boxed or take out? How about trying to buy as much local as possible but never creating anything themselves? […]

In the Arts and Handmade World, How Often Should You Re-invent Yourself?
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You’re an artist or craftsman, and you are also a business. You’ve been doing this a while, and each year, you show some financial growth. You’ve found a niche that is supporting activities you love to do. Re-inventing yourself is not something that’s on your list, let alone near the top…. it isn’t broken; why […]

What is Shabby Chic Art and Decor
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since so many misinterpret this specific style of decor or art work, I decided to visit Wiki and get some explanation out there in the Online land. One can describe it as whimsy, all pastel colors, made to look worn and old, Roses, roses, roses, chandeliers, white, natural, ivory colors….. Shabby chic items are often […]

Happy National Oatmeal Day
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You got it, now that the weather is turning colder, it is time for a warm breakfast of oatmeal! Not really into an oatmeal breakfast? Well, that does not mean you can’t celebrate along with us anyways thanks to some extremely talented artists and their oatmeal inspired work. Oatmeal Katniss Inspired Cross Body Cowl from […]

What is an Artist Statement and Why Do I Need One?
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With my new direction of applying to “better” shows came new challenges and learning opportunities. I recently completed my application to the St. George Art Festival. It included the typical personal information (name, address, medium, etc.) and pictures of my work and booth. Additionally, it required that I submit an Artist Statement and a CV/Resum√©.¬† […]

Handmade Artists Shop “Not Limited” by Loretta
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I like to introduce Loretta and her ceramics today. Her shop here on Handmadeartist.com is called “Not Limited” and here is the link https://handmadeartists.com/shop/LorettaClark Her creatures just make laugh and smile form ear to ear. How cute is this lil creature, I just delighted in this adorable lil dinosaur. Seems like he is looking straight […]

May 20th is “Pick Strawberries Day”
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May 20th – Pick Strawberries Day Always on May 20th, every year Pick Strawberries Day is a sweet, tasty way to enjoy a late spring day. If your mom or dad ever took you picking fresh strawberries, you have a wonderful childhood memory. That memory is what will draw you to enjoy today with your […]

International Polar Bear Day
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Since, at least here in the North East, it looks like winter will NEVER end, I thought rather than fight it we will just embrace the cold and celebrate International Polar Bear Day! On this day you could check out some adorable pictures of fluffy white cubs frolicking in the snow or maybe join a […]

 

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