Monday , 10 December 2018
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Rusty Steel Recycled Into Function

I just launched a new series of metal decor for your home.  “Industrial Construction”, rusty steel recycled into function.  My goal that drives this series is recycling rusty steel that was once functional and bringing it back to life in a new functional form.  Here is a first look at trees that inspired the series. Click the pics to find ... Read More »

Bright Colorful Journal Sketch by K Joann Russell

Three colors (yellow light hansa, vivid red orange, and vivid lime green) gave me bright, lovely combinations in this color exploration sketch. It’s been a long time since I last posted on my blog even though I do these quick, fun sketches nearly every day. I guess I’ve been thinking that I should be using my blog for finished paintings ... Read More »

Not Just Another Pricing Lecture – Mellisa Borrell

From Melissa’s Facebook: Melissa Borrell has been designing and fabricating jewelry since 1996. She studied art and French at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University in Boston and Paris. Self-taught as a jewelry designer, Melissa opened her jewelry studio in San Francisco in 1999. In 2005, she received an MFA from Rhode Island School of ... Read More »

Captin by Misewell

Captain hook by Misewell. Description From Misewell Clean lines and efficient use of material make the Captain hook stand out. An innovative stamping process creates little waste by producing nearly 300 coat hooks from a single 4′x8′ sheet of steel. Available in gray, black, and white. 5 x 3 x 1.5” Read More »

Kisses Compact Disk Holder By DesignK

The London based design group DesignK has created the Kisses Compact Disk Holder. Description from DesignK: ‘Kisses’ are beautifully shaped pearl drops. Small and weighty they are designed with multimedia in mind. Simply mount your disc on a ‘Kiss’ and it will stay aloft keeping it safe from damage. Indeed, ‘Kisses’ may be the smallest gadget in the home or ... Read More »

How To Make a Vintage Frame Cork Board

By: Stunning I have a fabulous project for you that’s all about up-cycling! For today’s project you will need: - 1 Old Frame - 1 piece of cork board the size of frame - a staple gun - hammer - pliers - Optional – spray paint - wire for hanging The first thing you will need to do is remove ... Read More »

DIY By Hand – Modern White Hardwood Floors

Sticking with our modern theme throughout our new house, we decided to go with a white floor in the dining room. I rented a drum sander from General Rent All in Massillon. You can see that the floor was in rough shape.  I sanded this floor until it was smooth.  The white product I used covers everything! You just want ... Read More »

Holzfurhaus – One Of A Kind, Artistic Turned Items

Featured Etsy Artist Holzfurhaus was created as a creative outlet, a means to learn, nurture, generate and share the vision from within. Holzfurhaus features the creations of Mark Wilding, specializing in unique, one of a kind, artistic turned items. You will see elemental bowls or natural edge bowls, some with unique edges and shapes hollow vessels with finials, toys and ... Read More »

Eames Etsy Treasury Worth – $11,584

There is no doubt that one of the top furniture designers couples was Charles and Ray Eames.  Check out this Eames inspired Etsy treasury.   No, the treasury is not worth 11 grand, but it  is packed full of design and comfort, and each chair is certainly  worth every penny! Read More »

Etsy Phases Out Internet Explorer 6 Support

– Why are we phasing out Internet Explorer 6? – IE 6 was released in August of 2001, nearly a decade ago. It is a last-generation browser with limited capabilities. Supporting IE6 means fewer new features, less frequent updates, and a limited user experience. Our goal is to create the best experience we can possibly create on Etsy for as ... Read More »

Etsy Shipping Poll – What Shipping Service Do You Use?

So the question is, what mail service do you use? Why do you use the mail service that you use?  In the comments below I would love to hear why you use the mail service you use. For 95% of my shipping I use USPS.  For smaller packages national and international they can’t be beat.  I do however use UPS ... Read More »

Get Your Shop Featured On Handmadeology!

Fire In the Sky | By:  dkjewels I love making treasuries from all the amazing handmade, vintage and supply items found on Etsy.  So I am putting together this weeks treasury and I would love to make one from the items found in the Etsy shops of my fans and readers.  i will also be featuring the treasury here on ... Read More »