Time to win more amazing handmade lovelies

I meant to start this contest a couple of weeks ago, but my procrastination has really paid off for all of you. In that time I got several more outstanding contributions, and this set of fantastic handmade prizes is now worth $271. Sweet! Check out all the fabulous loot — and ONE lucky person will win it all!


Your choice of a belt and buckle from the awesome Frankie & Julie. $60 – $90.


This stylish sterling silver and merino wool ring by Podds. $34.


Your choice of a Cozy Cowl by Blue Star Butterflies. $35.


A bar each of Mango Raspberry Ice Goat Milk Soap, Yuzu Goat Milk Soap, and a Grapefruit Twist Salt Bar from Rebecca’s Soap Delicatessen. $15.

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Your choice of one hilarious magnet from Picard Creative. $5.


Your choice of a makeup bag by Dee’s DeeZigns. $10.


Your choice of either a set of lampwork beads or earrings from HMB Studios. $14.


Any 3 bars of soap from Ginger’s Garden. $17 – $26.


Anything under $20 from KristinFriesen‘s shop — and her prices are great, so this includes just about everything. Up to $20.


And in the spirit of saving something wonderful for last, a beautiful fused glass pendant by Penny Glass Girl. $22.

Wow!

To enter to win, just leave a comment on this post — easy! Contest ends Midnight Pacific Time, March 9. {officially boring contest rules}

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  • Spring Organization: Workspaces
  • Fiber Jewelry by Susan Sanders
  • Fabric Balloon Ball For Big & Little Kids
  • Crescent Maille
  • Felt circle goodness
  • Aisles and aisles of tiny boxes
  • Pillow love!

It's a lasting chill to keep you cold as winter

Sign me up for one of each of these beauties. I love the texture and color variations.

Smashing bio: i love: color, metal, light, timmy, feathers, poems, secret hide-outs, photography, modern architecture, not-modern architecture, babies, fashion magazines, bare feet, high heeled shoes, camping, talking, not talking, making cakes, eating cakes, aqua, fushcia, gray, snow and enough other things to fill this page and a couple more.

i hate: not much. maybe mushrooms? (nothing personal, mushrooms)

title: Eurythmics, Cool Blue.
  • Handknit Hugs
  • Spring Organization: Workspaces
  • Fiber Jewelry by Susan Sanders
  • Fabric Balloon Ball For Big & Little Kids
  • Crescent Maille
  • Felt circle goodness
  • Aisles and aisles of tiny boxes
  • Pillow love!

Aggravated strapping

Gorgeous belts and cuffs.

bio: Jacob Vaughn is an accomplished interdisciplinary artist originally from Boston who runs an independent and eco-friendly screen printing, leatherworking and design company called Project TransAction.

Since graduating from Massachusetts College of Art in 2003, Jake has participated as an emerging filmmaker in the the Pawtucket Film Festival in Rhode Island as well as the Flaming Film Festival in Minneapolis, MN. In addition to this, he has also has work in an internationally traveling anti-occupation exhibition of prints called ”Yo! What Happened to Peace?” that was shown in the US, Tokyo, Iceland, and Italy (as well as several other international cities) and participated in the show “Paper Politics” in Chicago, IL with the Street Art Workers.

Jake recently relocated himself, the business, and his dog to San Francisco, CA where he is making plans to responsibly take over the world.

  • Handknit Hugs
  • Spring Organization: Workspaces
  • Fiber Jewelry by Susan Sanders
  • Fabric Balloon Ball For Big & Little Kids
  • Crescent Maille
  • Felt circle goodness
  • Aisles and aisles of tiny boxes
  • Pillow love!

This one goes out to the creative types

promote handmadeAre you looking for ways to promote your handmade work? Are you overwhelmed and don’t know where to start? Go ahead and dip your toe in the water, and check out these promotional resources I’ve compiled for you. Most are free! And remember … you don’t have to do everything today. Bookmark the page and come back to it again later and pick up another tip or two.

Check it out, and please let me know if there’s any other kind of information that would be helpful to you. I’m happy to help.

  • Handknit Hugs
  • Spring Organization: Workspaces
  • Fiber Jewelry by Susan Sanders
  • Fabric Balloon Ball For Big & Little Kids
  • Crescent Maille
  • Felt circle goodness
  • Aisles and aisles of tiny boxes
  • Pillow love!