Jun 29, 2010

Spotlight on: Into the Dawn

This week's Polymer Clay Smooshers' spotlight artisan is Into the Dawn Designs. Dawn is a dabbler in many crafts, including calligraphy, rubber stamping, candlemaking, and glass etching, just to name a few. Her current focus if of course on polymer clay, although she incorporates some of her other crafts into her polymer clay items to enhance and embellish them.  Here are a few of my favorites from her studio:

Jun 23, 2010

Spotlight on: CNewcomb

This week, the featured Polymer Clay Smoosher is CNewcomb.  He does woodwork with a scrollsaw and uses polymer clay to backfill some of his creations.  Check it out! And gosh, I nearly forgot to mention he is having a sale this week - 10% off!  Go visit!

Jun 23, 2010

Craft Baby Hope - featured guild member at two places

I'm late this week on this week and last week's featured guild member - Craft Baby Hope.  This studio is a member of the two guilds I am in and she's featured at both - this week it is at Shops with Less than (10) Sales, and last week was the Polymer Clay Smoosher's guild. Since she is(was) featured in both, I'll share a few more items than I typically do.  Also, make sure to visit her, she is having a 10% off sale, and all proceeds go toward her fertility treatments. She only needs one more…

Jun 14, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - Critter Crafts

This week's Shops with Less than (10) Sales featured guildmember is Critter Crafts. The gal at this studio makes durable dog toys (and a few catnip toys for kitties), after she grew tired of her own cockapoo destroying store bought toys in as little as a day.  She says the lifespan of her toys is about a year. Here are a few of the dog & cat toys she has available at her studio: She's five sales away from graduating from the guild, please go help her out to reach that goal!

Jun 07, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - On Pens and Needles

This weeks Shops with Less than (10) Sales featured guildmember is On Pens and Needles. Don and Jan head up this studio and they both contribute items for sale.  They've added a few things since I last featured them here. They've added some pens that Don makes as well as a wooden pendant, and there are also some new paper embellishments, some of the cutest flannel washcloths, and a nifty item dubbed the "potato bag" which can be used to heat up food items such as potatoes, corn, cauliflower,…

Jun 06, 2010

Spotlight on: Sassy Clay Creations

This week's featured Smoosher is Sassy Clay Creations. Dori has a variety of lovely items made with polymer clay at her studio.  She makes pendants, clay covered votives, pins, cell phone charms, zipper pulls, and even has a cute little ring shelf. Here are a few items from her studio: Please go give her a visit today! Her studio, blog, or Facebook page.

May 25, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - Mad Moravian

I missed last week's featured studio due to my blog issues, so onto this week's - featured studio of the week for Shops with less than (10) sales is Mad Moravian. Scott runs this studio and does beautiful woodworking, creating pens, wine bottle stoppers, and more.  He also does a little work in stained glass, chainmaille, and makes beaded wine glass charms.  Go visit his studio, you may see something you like!

May 11, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - Jewelry by Sherry

The Shops with less than (10) Sales guild's featured studio member of the week is Jewelry by Sherry. Sherry hails from Iroquois, Ontario, Canada, and creates earrings, bracelets and necklaces using natural gemstones, Swarovski crystals and lampwork beads.  Here are a few samples from her studio - go visit!

May 04, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - Kaotic Krafter

This week's Shops with Less than (10) Sales guild member featured studio is Kaotic Krafter. Tina creates her products mostly from recycled and upcycled materials, such as old sweaters and the like.  Her daughter, Emma, also helps her designing a few of the items they have for sale in her studio, and the proceeds from sales on those items will all go to Emma (who is currently four years old, by the way!). Here are a few items from Kaotic Krafter:

Apr 26, 2010

Guild Featured Studio - Craft Baby Hope

The featured guild member this week for Shops with Less than (10) Sales is Craft Baby Hope. This studio also happens to be a member of Polymer Clay Smooshers, too! So the story behind Jennifer's studio is all proceeds from her sales are going toward a savings fund for at least one round of IVF (in-vitro fertilization), which due to some unfortunate pre-existing conditions, insurance will not cover any of, where she lives.  So, she must save up for the expensive treatment on her own.  Please go…

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