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Blue Buddha Boutique Giveaway Winner!!!


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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Do Not Discount Your Work!


If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter you know I’m on a mission to get my friends and followers to buy handmade and stay away from the big box stores. If YOU shopped on Black Friday or Cyber Monday for anything other than electronics (which you obviously can’t get handmade), you should be ashamed […]

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Win a Free Shop for Life!


Our friend Anne over at On Fire for Handmade is sponsoring a free shop for life giveaway for Handmade Artists’. The winner also receives a free year on her gift guide. To enter all you have to do is comment on her post here and share and you will be automatically entered. The contest ends […]

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The Handmade Artist

An Evening Out

By Beverley Start August 2012 This is one member’s account of what being part of the Handmade Artists community is like and why I think artists and crafts people should consider membership not only to boost their online presence but to be a part of something great! Let’s begin with the Handmade Artists Blog I’m […]

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“Trashy” Contest – And the Winner Is…

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Drum roll please… All of the people voting expressed the same sentiment – that this was an incredibly difficult choice and it was so very hard to pick just one. The artisans outdid themselves! By a slim, 2% margin, RiverRocksArts is the winner of $25 cash and a free shop for life on HandmadeArtists. Starting […]

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“Trashy” Contest – You Pick the Winner!


Our latest contest here on HandmadeArtists is a ‘trashy contest” in name only. The rules were simple: Your entry must be made by you. Your entry must include something that would be considered trash. The goal is to make something out of trash and turn it into a treasure! To enter, you need to post […]

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Win a Free Shop for Life!


Just wanted to let everyone know we are running another free shop for life giveaway with our friend Pearl from the Beading Gem You have until 6 pm EST on April 2nd to enter. All you need to do is comment on her blog. So take a peak and  good luck! We at the Handmade […]

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Amazing FHFteam Giveaway


Hi there, my name is Jolene Wolfe and I am a lampwork bead maker. I have been a member of www.frithappens.co.uk, a UK based lampworking forum since 2007 and in 2009 I started a forum based Etsy Street Team called FHFteam . Each month we have a prize giveaway on our team blog and this month it […]

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Handmade Artists’ Shop Giveaway


In the spirit of The Handmade Artists Shop’s grand relaunch we are offering you a chance to win the absolute cutest handmade teddy bear generously donated by our own IKnitQuiltSew. What do you have to do?  Not much at all!  First off, you need to visit the beautiful new Handmade Artists’ Shop http://handmadeartistsshop.com/ .  Browse […]

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Free HAFshop for life blogging contest!


Well in our efforts to support handmade we have decided to do another free shop for life giveaway on the Handmade Artists’ Shop! For those of you who are not familiar with the HAFshop or (HAS) as some have been calling us, we are relatively new handmade marketplace. The HAFshop started in December of 2009 […]

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