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Thursday, October 28, 2010

Time to Vote for the October Craft a Long!

Apologies for the late date on this one! 
Our theme was Harvest/Fall and here are the entries:



2, Hand Built Ceramic Harvest Pumpkins from HurricanePottery

3. Rustic Pumpkin Earrings from ChloeBoutique
Melon beads are frosty orange, but the stripes or corrugation marks are transparent, allowing a little bit of sparkle. The beads are topped with leafy bronze bead caps and bronze corrugated rounds. The "rustic pumpkins" are then secured onto bronze oval rings with bronze wire. Czech glass leaf beads in a pearly topaz finish fall beside the "rustic pumpkins" on the bronze oval rings. 


4. Sunset Trees Handpainted Scarf from Splendiferous Fiber
Sunset colors of reds, orange, purple and deep yellow make a watercolor background for metallic pewter hand printed trees. Metallic Gold spatters accent the scarf. One of a Kind, 100 % silk, handpainted and heat set. Long enough to use as a sash as well as neck scarf. 10.5 x 59 inches of pure color.

5. October Tones Watercolor Print by SlmChance
love autumn… the colors, the cooling weather, comfy clothing, Halloween… and this painting is a tribute to the great warm colors and stylish clothes of the fall season. 


6. Early Autumn Necklace by Fluente Designs
The beautiful colors in this necklace represent the magical changes from summer's greens to fall's golds, oranges, and reds.

7. Harvest Leaves Ponytails from Mama's Little Monkeys


8. Autumnal Leaves Scarf by Trapped In Time Designs

9. Pumpkin Necklace by Etco
Handmade polymer clay pumpkin, accented with antiqued brass bead cap. Hang from an antique brass chain


10. Oyster Shell Wall Clock - Amber Leopard by Art on the Half Shell
Handcrafted oyster shell wall clock featuring a dozen oyster shells set like the hours around a hand-glazed dinner plate with a unique leopard-like amber pattern. Sea glass in shades of amber and bottle brown circles the plate bottom like minutes.

11. Autumn Haze by Dusty Oak Ornaments
This pretty fall ornament is made with the subtle tones of an October day. Autumn leaves in shades of teal, orange and yellow float on a cream background with glistening copper highlights. I used a matching iridescent, copper ribbon for the bow and adorned it with glittered leaves and small berries


12. Sunset Handspun Hat by Knitzy
fall sunset colors in a handspun, handknit hat

13. Aqua Owl Corduory Coat by Vivy's Closet



14.Red Beans and Lotion Bar from Homestead

Our Red Beans & Rice Lotion Bar is a unique solid lotion bar made of luscious oils, butters, and essential oils that melt with the warmth of your skin. This is NOT a bar of soap.

Two ingredients make our Red Beans & Rice Lotion Bar unique: the Red Beans, actually Asian adzuki beans, are wonderful massagers that aid in delivering the nutrients from the oils and butters deep into the skin; Rice Bran oil, a traditional beauty treatment in Japan, is a powerful antioxidant and contains a high level of Vitamin E as well as many nutrients, fatty acids and essential oils.

Preservative free and fragranced with the purest lavender essential oil to be found, our massage bar is a decadent pleasure you can't live without.



15.Assorted Fall Clothespins by MicroMops


16. Boo! Necklace from Karens Klayworks

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Handmade Louisiana Editorial in Saphhire Whisper Magazine

Hello gang! We are back finally from our vacation and have reopened the team shop.  We're also very happy to have returned to an editorial about us in Sapphire Whisper Magazine. Please hop on over there and give it a read and share with your friends!! Many thanks to Sandra at Sapphire Whisper for putting it all together!!

Craft a Longs ARE returning but we've ran into a Yahoo photo albums snafu and some of our members are having problems uploading their pics to our usual albums, so we'll be voting on the next theme later this week.

I hope everyone is having a fabulous October, I know the craft show circuit is in full swing now and I hope everyone is getting out and checking out what fabulous items our local artisans have to offer!

Today's game was disappointing, but keep up the good spirits Who Dat Nation!! We will come through with flying black and gold colors!!

~~Amy
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