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Discover Handmade Gifts pt.2 for November 22

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Welcome to Discover Handmade Gifts pt. 2 for November 22 Hi Everyone! Have you made your Christmas list yet? Are you almost finished shopping? Maybe you are having a difficult time finding that special gift? Discover Handmade Gifts part 2, may have what you are looking for. So, without further ado, lets have a look […]

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Discover Handmade August 23

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Welcome Everyone….It’s time to Discover Handmade….What interesting items did I find to share with you today? Hmmmm! A beautiful sea glass necklace, colorful stained glass bird, a stylish headband, some clever vinyl lettering, and a multi gemstone bracelet. So without further ado…..Let’s take a look at the items for this week. Blue Floral Pattern Button […]

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Discover Handmade June 28

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Good Morning Everyone! A charm bracelet, snack bag, masquerade mask, cabochon, and an art print are all featured on Discover Handmade for June 28. Handmade artists’ use their skills and imagination when designing their unique creations, which is evident by these artists: DaraGallery, FabFunky, Ramussengems, Uniqlets, and PineappleSpiceGirl from HandmadeAritsts.com.  The product titles, artist names, […]

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Why Is Handmade Better?

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Written By iKnitQuiltSew We all believe, or have had someone tell us, that handmade is better the manufactured. But why is that? Is handmade really better or is it an illusion or a myth? What is “Handmade?” For the purpose of this article, I’m defining handmade as something that is NOT made in a factory […]

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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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Herb and Dorothy 2008

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Filmmaker Megumi Sasaki’s-”Herb and Dorothy” 2008 An independent film review….. Meet The Vogel’s, an unassuming but inspiring couple who spent their lives obsessively and respectfully acquiring one of the most significant collections of contemporary art in New York City beginning in the 1960′s. Herbert and Dorothy Vogel began their relationship as wannabe artists living in […]

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Did You Remember To sign Your Work?

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Did You Remember To sign Your Work? Do you know what the number one reason is for not being able to identify a work of art? The number one answer is a missing or illegible artist’s signature. Imagine if you will hundreds of years from now maybe in a gallery store room or attic, perhaps […]

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Memories of Christmas Past-Part 2

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As previously described in my posting, “Memories of Christmas Past-Part 1“, this time of year causes many of us to become nostalgic and take trips down memory lane. One area I began reflecting upon were the many handmade treasures my mother made for us when we were children. Many things my mother made included upcycled […]

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Memories of Christmas Past Part 1

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Every year during the Christmas holiday season, we go about decorating the outside of the house with all the wonderful lights and decorations. As I go about decorating the inside of the house, I reflect on memories of Christmas past. I open each box and begin going down memory lane and remembering the moments attached […]

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Featured Artist Karen Gass

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When you picture an artist what do you see? Beret wearing painter? Vegan living in a commune? A homeschooling grandmother? My guess is the third choice was not even close, but this is just what I found in Karen! Karen lives a very packed life as a stay at home mom, wife, homeschool teacher to […]

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