Today’s Indie Artist Fixx interview with a mover and shaker in the indie world is with Julie Jackson of Subversive Cross Stitch. I’ve long been a fan of Subversives Cross Stitch and even have my own sampler. I’m so glad I had a chance to sit down, albeit virtually, with Julie and see what makes … read more
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If you are like me, you like a little bit of whimsy in your jewelry and accessories and the designs over at Karalee Designs are just full of whimsy. You’ll find both kitschy and cute and bold and modern designs with just a soupçon of whimsy throw in. Their designs have a je ne sais … read more
All you folks in the Baltimore/Washington corridor and vicinity are in for a real treat this Saturday, December 1st. The Charm City (Baltimore) Craft Mafia is putting on their 2nd indie craft show, the Holiday Heap. Their first show, Pile of Craft, was a blow-out success and the Holiday Heap is sure to follow as … read more
I thought this might be the opportune time to share my interview with Hilary of Crafty Robot with you. Hilary makes and sells all sorts of sewn accessories and housewares, but it’s her Monster Stockings that have made her shop so well known and one you must visit this holiday season. Read my interview with … read more
Too much of our lives are spent doing things that we have to do and not enough time is spent on the things that make our lives meaningful, fulfilling & enjoyable. We spend too much time cleaning the house, stressing out about paying the bills, and for many people, working at a sucky ass job. … read more
Hopefully when you are out trick-or-treating tonight, someone will drop a couple of these in your goody bag—bobe’s creamy candy corn, carnival candy apple, bubblegum machine & cherry red lollipop lip balm.
If you haven’t already pledged to buy handmade this holiday season, head on over to BuyHandmade.org and add your name to the list of peeps who have already pledged to support independent artists instead of huge mega-corporations this holiday shopping season. I did it and you can too!
Here are some more of my Halloween inspired picks. Halloween Treat Boxes from DeMarco Designs Mummy at Shana Logic by Cuddly Rigor Mortis Soapy Love Candy Corn Soapsicles at Mahar Dry Goods Skully Cup by Circa Ceramics Fifi the Bunny Girl by the Black Apple Ghostly Garland print by Nut and Bee Raven Necklace from … read more
How utterly charming are these plush from A Small Fox in a Big World? I really like Noodle and his mischievous grin the best.