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The Secret to Show Set-Up in a Jiffy
handmade display booth

Like most artists/craftsmen, many of us do festivals and shows as a way to create a market for our creations. Regardless of what it is that we display, the steps are the same for everyone; travel to location, check-in with organizer, unload, set-up, be open for the show, tear down, load up, travel to home. […]

In the Arts and Handmade World, How Often Should You Re-invent Yourself?
Headband Navy Tweed Right

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 an Artist Statement and Why Do I Need One?
Facing Southeast Quilt - iKnitQuiltSew

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√©.¬† […]

Discover Handmade August 22
Discover Handmade August 22

Good Morning Friends! Welcome to Discover Handmade August 22, where handmade is revealed. Today’s featured products are: Citrine Sterling Silver Earrings, Personalized Mommy Bracelet, Scottish Thistle Turbo Spurtle, and Tree of Life Malachite Necklace. So without further ado, lets have a closer look at these terrific handmade items! www.electronic-cigarette.ie Citrine Earrings Sterling Silver November Birthstone […]

May 20th is “Pick Strawberries Day”
handmade soap

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 […]

I like to introduce MsMartyD and her shop today
handmade eye glass case

Meet MsMartyD, she says of herself, “I am a gramma and I enjoy making things for my grand people”. I would add, that she offers all the same items right here in her shop MsMartyD on Handmadartists for everyone. (smile) So browse around….. Here is a wonderful Tote bag in neutral colors, I love it….. […]

Discover Handmade August 30
Discover-HAndmade-August-30

Hello Everyone and you guessed it, it’s time for Discover Handmade. Proudly, I would like to share the following items, created by five unique artists, right here on Handmade Artists Shop. Let’s take a closer look at these fabulous hand-crafted products: Felted Pin Brooch Flower Unique Handmade Accessory for Outfit Unique pin-brooch is made of […]

On Fire for Handmade is on the Hunt for your Samba Reds
Great-Finds-Hunt-Samba

Great Finds Hunt Samba Red Great Finds Hunt for Samba Red. The theme this week is the new Fall Color 2013 by Pantone. A Fiery Red is the rich foundation color on which other tones are layered Summer is nearly over and Fall is Fast approaching so lets get those beautiful creations out there! Show […]

Discover Handmade August 23
Discover-Handmade-August-23

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 […]

On Fire HA Shop Shout Out
handmade wedding card

Bethie’s Cards On Fire for Handmade Shout Out!   Today’s On Fire for Handmade Ha Shop Shout Out is for Bethie’s Cards. You will find Handmade greeting cards especially for kids. She also makes cards for birthdays, Christmas and many other occasions. Beth started selling her work online in February of 2012, however according to […]

 

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