Feb 08, 2010
Guild Featured Studio of the week - Tali’s Creations
This week, the Shops with Less Than (10) Sales guild's featured studio is Tali's Creations.
She has many quality items to chose from: earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and jewelry sets, utilizing Swarovski crystals, semi-precious stones, glass and lampwork beads.
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Tali is located in Chicago, Illinois.
Feb 07, 2010
Crazy Train - Broken Wing Designs
The next ArtFire Crazy Train rider for Superbowl Sunday and the day following is Broken Wing Designs. Peggy has a wide range of prices for her items, and all are quite beautiful. Most of the items were created by Peggy herself, but she also carries some vintage Native American made items she has collected over the years. Here are some pretty copper and turquoise cross earrings, affordably priced at $15: Or for a mid-range price, a wonderful copper cuff set with a giant turquoise cabachon, at…
Feb 05, 2010
Two new additions to my Studio!
Hello everyone. One of the guilds I joined recently, Polymer Clay Smooshers, has challenges each month, and even though I was a little late in the game when I joined, the deadline for it was the 4th of this month. I had maybe about a week I think, to come up with something. Luckily, I already had one item done, it had just been sitting around unphotographed and unloved. The other item, I came up with after making some similar pendants previously, and decided to morph the last one I was…
Feb 05, 2010
Crazy Train - Glasstastic Treasures
The ArtFire Crazy Train rider for Feb 5-6, is Glasstastic Treasures. Jamie makes some really cute and pretty lampwork beads, and also has some finished jewelry at her Studio. First, a cute little dragon! I love dragons. Next, if you're a dog lover, how about a little bone charm with a paw print on it? Or how about a fish pendant? She has many more beads in her studio, from Halloween themed beads such as mummies, Frankenstein, and "evil eyes", Twilight inspired beads, Christmas themed beads,…
Feb 03, 2010
Crazy Train - Hosslass Art
The ArtFire Crazy Train rider for today and tomorrow, is Hosslass Art.
This is an artist after my own heart - paintings of horses! (There's a unicorn in there, too!) There are also paintings of wildlife, but horses seem to be the main theme at this artist's studio.
How about a bookmark?
Or a nifty business card organizer or journal?
Or my favorite, a unicorn:
Please go and look at what else she has to offer!
Feb 03, 2010
Guild Promotion - VA Beach Quilter
This week's "Shops with Less than (10) Sales" guild spotlight is for our esteemed guildmaster, VA Beach Quilter. She has more than ten sales, but that doesn't matter, she works very hard as our guildmaster, so why shouldn't she step into the spotlight? There are SO many things in her studio, from cute little coasters, to rag quilts, to quilted purses, and she even makes market bags! And there are also items for babies and children - bibs, blankets, toddler purses, burp blankets - all so…
Feb 02, 2010
Polymer Clay Smoosher’s Guild - Valentine’s Scavenger Hunt
Another guild I joined recently, the Polymer Clay Smooshers Guild, is having a scavenger hunt for Valentines!
First, go to our guild blog for more information on how to play, and the links to all of the guild member's studios. Once you know what you're looking for, have fun hunting!
There are some prizes to be won!
The game ends at 6pm CST on Saturday, February 6, and winners will be drawn Sunday, February 7.
Will you be able to find all of the hidden icons?
Feb 01, 2010
Crazy Train: Two Belles & a Bead
The ArtFire Crazy Train rider for the next two days is Two Belles & a Bead.
She has a lot of items to choose from, but I really like her earrings!
These look like pieces of hard candy, yummy!
How about some Mint Chocolate Chip crystal earrings:
And if you're not a dangly earring wearer, how about some stud earrings?
Feb 01, 2010
I joined a couple of guilds at Artfire recently, and so each week I'll be promoting some of the guild members.
This week, here are some items from a member of Shops with Less than (10) Sales:
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Check out her shop! She lives in Beaverton, Oregon.
Dec 08, 2009
Artfire Crazy Train Rider - Fabric Sew Simple
Today's Artfire Crazy Train Rider is Fabric Sew Simple, or "Designs By Barb" which is her Artfire moniker.
If you sew, quilt, or just collect fabric, this gal has loads of different fabrics for you to choose from, and a handful of patterns, too.
Here's a nice colorful fabric by Robert Kaufman:
And here is a cute pattern for a little girl's dress!
And for you quilters, here is an example of her pre-cut quilting blocks: