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  • New Orleans Blues  II Vintage Style Necklace
    New Orleans Blues by Zur Designs
    The focal point of this 24 inch necklace is the extra large faceted crystal in a deep rich color blue. Add to that an ornate elongated bead cap, an antiqued bronze filigree decorated with vintage lucite flower and swarovski crystal accents, and a...
  • Bristol Farmers' Market
    A trip to the Bristol Farmers' Market
    The Bristol Farmers' Market runs from May through October every Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. It is located on Lake street on the right hand side as you're heading toward Newfound Lake. It has plenty of parking and is right next to...
  • mohinders tag
    Round two with the City Slipper
    Around the beginning of the year, the City Slipper, a handmade shoe by the company that blossomed out of one man’s yearning for a life outside of corporate law, hit the market and yours truly was there to follow its trajectory from...
  • The Unique Jewelry of Belvoir Handmade
    The unique jewelry of Belvoir Handmade
    Nothing catches the eye or completes and outfit like a great piece of jewelry.I recently had the pleasure of being introduced to designer and founder of Belvoir Handmade, Ashley Bauer. Her designs immediately capture attention.The Bracelets, named...
  • Cozy Cat Furniture.com
    Cozy Cat Furniture.com
    Cozy Cat Furniture.com sent over a scratching post for our perusal and it is solid! It arrives already put together and is angled perfectly for the ultimate kitty-scratchin'-fest-of-a-good-time. It doesn't shed corrugated scrap, unlike the...
  • The Happy Couple.
    Local Woman turns daughter's wedding into Artfest.
    The article that was previously posted under this title was not properly written. I chose words and phrasing that presented it in the light that the majority of the work done for the wedding was done by myself. While this was not intentionally...
  • Valentines Day Craft Ideas
    Valentines Day Craft Ideas
    You can spend a lot of money on Valentine's Day decor and cards, or you can use the holiday to explore your creativity and develop new talents. Show you care, save money and be sustainable by making your own Valentines. The following links...
  • Bog Jacket Update 2014
    Bog Jacket Update January 2014
    I cannot believe I haven't updated my readers on my bog jacket in almost a year! And it's very hard to believe (well, if you know me, not really) that I'm still not finished with it! In my defense, I had to order more yarn. Okay, it&...
  • DIY Hand Made Scarf Gifts
    DIY Hand Made Scarf Gifts
    The last week before Christmas and you still want to make a cute gift that your friends and family will love? Here are a few quick fashionable ideas that won’t break the bank and will warm their hearts!This no sew scarf using fun, thick yarn...
  • Super Sexy Handmade Leather Clothing
    Ever wonder where Tinker Bell would shop?
    Thank You Queen VictoriaDuring Europe's Victorian era, the age-old belief in magical fairies was reinvented and romanticized in English children's literature, hence, the subsequent derivation of the word "fairy-tale". Before that...
  • Handmade Holiday Cards
    Christmas Cards From Recycled Materials
    Now is the time to get your Christmas and holiday cards in the mail to friends and family. Think about creating your own cards with recycled and upcycled paper and fabrics. You may not have enough time to make a handmade creation for everyone, but...
  • Festive holiday corsage tutorial
    Holiday Craft Tutorials
    Looking for some fun holiday craft tutorials? The holidays are a good time to slow down from the commercial rush and be more mindful in creating things with meaning. Here are four blogs written by talented crafters that are sure to be enjoyed...
  • Sew Hip! Baby Booties
    Sewing Burda Style
    Do you like to sew? Are you always looking for new ideas for things to make and want some different patterns? Check out Burda Style for some interesting new looks!Burda has a great website which features different looks and their patterns....
  • The Market at the Milleridge Village
    The Market at the Milleridge Inn: A small business story
    Long Island is home to nearly ten thousand small businesses with 65% percent of those only consisting of one to four employees. The Market at the Milleridge Village, instituted in the spring of 2013 is organized by a local small business and...
  • Handmade Sterling Earrings $28
    Why buying handmade is good for us all
    Where do you do most of your holiday shopping? China? Malaysia? Singapore? If you shop at most chain stores, you are in many cases, spending your American dollars overseas. Consumers flock to chain stores for lower prices, but even in high end...