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Vintage Art Print


Vintage dictionary book pages turn into unique piece of art. Visit Little Blue Birds Studio for more. Perfect for gift giving!

March 29th, 2011 - 11:12


Vintage Style


Craftypagan Designs created unique vintage style paper goods. Each individual piece is handcrafted with special touches.

March 27th, 2011 - 2:10


Whimsical Pottery

Village Clayworks

Catherine Reece creates hand made functional pottery with whimsical designs and freehand drawings. Visit her web site – Village Clayworks to see more.

April 1st, 2009 - 11:16


Papier-mâché Critters


Gradle Project

We are totally charmed by Nancy Winn’s papier-mâché animal kingdom. The expressions, the funky forms, and the off-kilter imagination make her creations stand out.

Nancy describes her process: “I often incorporate postage stamps, comics, fiber, antiquated sheet music, maps, eyes, whiskers, feathers, and fur to capture a peculiar characteristic or oddball quirk. Unruly and challenging critters may require more than twenty hours of handwork over many weeks.” Nancy has turned unwanted materials into artistic forms.

Nancy Winn Group Project

Nancy Winn’s work is currently shown in The Graton Gallery.  Visit Nancy’s Web site at www.nancywinnsundawg.com

March 11th, 2009 - 8:47


Artistic Adornment

Watercolor Ornaments

Shown above are mini watercolor paintings framed inside lead free pewter. These original pieces are created and painted by Cynthia Calla from Connecticut.

Each painting and design is unique and available in decorative ornaments, pendants, as well as gift tags. Great gift choice for the holidays. Available for purchase at Cynthia’s online store.

Watercolor Tags

November 18th, 2008 - 12:16


Bird Botanical Prints

Bird Botanical Prints

If you are looking for unique and artistic gifts for the holidays, visit Three Potato Four. Their online store offers many unique items, including home decor, decorative mugs and plates, accessories, art prints, etc. One of the artistic series that attracted our eye is the bird/botanical prints.

Geninne Zlatlkis has created a series of four prints with a charming mix of birds and botanical imagery. The prints measure 6 x 8 inches, on acid free Fabriano watercolor paper, and are signed and numbered. Made exclusively for the Three Potato Four.

November 17th, 2008 - 12:28


Elegant, Luxurious but Whimsical

Hasenpfeffer Bumbel Beads

Handmade by Daniela Shelton, these whimsical felted-bead necklaces are made out of wool. Try these out if you fancy tactile, wearable art pieces that feel as luxurious as they look.

Daniela and Chris Shelton's eco-friendly, feel-good works are an excellent idea for holiday gifts. Visit their Hasenpfeffer online store.

November 8th, 2008 - 1:56


Nature Inspired Hand Screen-Printed Textiles

Pippijoe Textiles

Pippijoe’s limited edition screen-printed fabrics – designed and hand screen-printed in Melbourne, Australia.

Caitlin, the creative hand behind Pippijoe, is an independent designer with a background in interior design and landscape architecture who has ventured into hand screen-printed textiles. Caitlin’s inspiration usually comes from nature, and the help of her one and three year old children.

All Pippijoe’s fabrics are printed on natural fibres (hemp and cotton) with environmentally friendly inks. Creative artisans have made interesting household products and accessories by using Pippijoe fabrics. Please visit Pippijoe Web site to explore more.

October 3rd, 2008 - 10:42


Birdy Handmade Cards and Gift Tags

Birdy Card Series

We found some simple note cards from A Punkin Card Company that we'd like to share with you. Besides the "birdy series" that we have collected in the above collage, there are many other charming, vintage-inspired note cards and gift tags that can be found online at A Punkin Card Company.

Birdy Gift Tags

September 21st, 2008 - 11:22


Artistic Yet Eco Friendly

telephone wire bowls

We found these unique and artistic baskets at Circumference Imports in Healdsburg. They are handmade by a cooperative of women in South Africa by using recycled telephone wires. All pieces are one-of-a-kind. They are available in many different attractive patterns and colors.

To learn more, please visit their Web site.

May 11th, 2008 - 12:01