Tuesday May 12, 2015
This weeks treasury we are taking an international journey to explore the whimsical world of some amazing artists..
The first is this adorable handmade coin purse from a lovely little shop in Wales, Lazydoll. Definitely take a peak because there are so many wonderful items, which made it quite difficult for me to choose just one to feature.
This next shop, Marinski Handmade is from Croatia and features wonderfully whimsical ceramics. Each item is hand painted and sure to bring a smile to your face.
Next stop on our international tour is Spain, where you will find the original fairytale inspired creations of Lali Blue. Each piece is made from beautifully hand cut wood and paper to create a one of a kind treasure.
Now, we are off to Ireland to experience the modern and magical ceramic stylings of Karo Art. In this delightful little shop you will find bowls, plates, mugs, and original wall art. Stop in today and enjoy all the little treasures.
Our last stop is Scotland to visit Gnome Sweet Gnome. Here you will be brought back to childhood where you imagination runs wild in the exciting world of fairies and gnomes. Margret Read creates some of the most amazing gnome and fairy homes you will every see.
Tuesday May 5, 2015
Looking for a wonderful keepsake for your daughter, niece, or special little girl then visit The Busl Barn Collection to create a custom made rag doll. At this delightful little shop you can create a rag doll inspired by your little one. Simply choose the hair color, eye color, skin tone, and unique features then personalize it with their name. Take a peak at this delightful little shop and create your keepsake today.
Here is a seriously cute shop, Champu Chinito filled with sandwich plushies and other cute little stuffed veggies and monsters. I especially love this sandwich lunchbox. Pop in and see what you can find.
This next shop, Barruntando is from Spain and is filled with original and modern ceramic cups, yarn bowls, planters, and figurines. Their shop is bright and cheerful and have something for everyone.
Mesh Cloud is a shop with some of the most amazing 3D printed gifts. You will find home decor, flower pots, and stunning vases like this beautiful white swirling creation.
I recently discovered this wonderful shop, Sugar Snap Boutique and had to share it. Here you will find beautiful bouquets of handmade felt flowers, succulents, home decor, and accessories for the kiddos.
Les Miniboux is a fabulous French boutique featuring illustrated items for you and your home. Julie Labailly creates original designs that are then added to totes, pillows, towels, and aprons. Here is one of my favorite pieces.
Looking for a unique gift for the young and young at heart, then check out Plushlike Creatures. Designer Maya creates adorable little animals and colorful dragons from polymer clay. Each piece is beautifully crafted and one of a kind.
At Landings by Nikki you will not just find a shelf, but a piece of art that makes a statement. Each shelf is hand cut, sanded and painted by Nikki Wandberg. Check out her shop today.
Tuesday April 14, 2015
Add some whimsy and charm to your kitchen with the handmade creations of Circa Ceramics. They offer many creative colors and designs in bowls, plates, mugs, etc.. Here is one of my favorite collections.
Bella Mantra is a vintage and steam punk inspired jewelry shop where designer Jennifer creates affordable unique pieces sure to inspire anyone. I absolutely love these bracelets for obvious reasons.
Kids imagination can reach new heights with whimsical designs of Gnome Werks. At Gnome Werks designer Danyal Boyd creates hand painted wooden dolls and play mats in a variety of themes; pirates, mermaids, robots, and one of my favorites the Greek gods.
Looking for a unique piece of jewelry to make a statement, then checkout the wonderful designs of Pillar of Salt Studio. Sara creates wonderful necklaces, rings, and earrings from her Minnesota studio.
Here is one of my favorite pieces:
The next shop is a whimsical breathe of fresh air. I love the creative designs of Kate. Her shop is HandiCraftKate and it is filled with felt and nuno felted accessories. From fingerless gloves to witch hats and everything in between. See where your imagination takes you and check out her shop today.
Sometimes I Swirl is another whimsical shop with one of a kind art. Sarah Hennessey creates unique black and white ink pen drawings and hoop art. She offers a little something for everyone.
Are you a knitter looking for beautiful hand dyed high quality yarn, then look no further than Creating with Sticks. In this wonderful shop you will find hand dyed yarns in beautiful colors, knitting stitch markers, hair accessories and many other wonderful creations.
Finally, brighten your kitchen with one of the wonderful creations from The High Fiber. A local Asheville artist creating whimsical and graphic hand painted kitchen textiles.