Sell Crafts, Buy Handmade
Added by from japan with love on May 14, 2013 at 2:11am — No Comments
This is elegant! I covered the base with…
Added by from japan with love on April 17, 2013 at 4:26am — No Comments
So, it’s been over a month since my last post. Here’s why things have been so quiet…
In early March, we were given some devastating news by our vet. Not one, but both of our “old men” of the house, Odie and Bentley, were diagnosed with cancer. We had suspected Bentley for some time, but now that things had progressed to his liver and spleen, all we could do was go into “comfort mode”.
Last Thursday, April 11th, Bentley passed quickly and peacefully over rainbow bridge. Our…Continue
Added by Angie on April 15, 2013 at 7:45pm — No Comments
I have just baked some coconut biscotti - i think these are the best so far!…Continue
Added by Felice on April 9, 2013 at 5:33pm — No Comments
One thing I always wanted to ensure we did with our business was to make the shopping experience personal. And one of the things I chose to do to implement this was to email everyone who ordered from us to 1) thank them again for their order; 2) ensure they received their order (and USPS didn’t leave any of their trademark rips/tears, etc.) and 3) were completely satisfied with the finished product. By taking the time to do this, it does several things, but most importantly it:…
Added by Angie on March 3, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Japanese Stencil Matsu Pine http://www.etsy.com/listing/123983099/vintage-japanese-stencil-mats...
This was an amazing find. They are from the "昭和" "showa period" . The "showa" period is…
Added by from japan with love on February 19, 2013 at 4:18am — No Comments
Sorry I was away and didn’t blog last week. I had to go all kung-fu on a sinus infection that set me back a couple days but then it was back to work making new items!
So here’s what’s been going on:Continue
Added by Angie on February 17, 2013 at 4:34pm — No Comments
Vintage Japanese Typewriter Key Stamp Showa Period Legendary Auspicious Anmal
We were lucky to come across a case of these "katsuji" (Japanese typewriter "keys"). There are over 2300 of these. They are vintage but have…
Added by from japan with love on February 8, 2013 at 6:41am — No Comments
There is a cup of…
Added by from japan with love on February 5, 2013 at 7:05am — No Comments
Whew! What a week…but a GREAT week here at the beautique!
So, in addition to to working my full-time job and Mom taking care of my Grandma, here’s a list of what we accomplished:
1. Made and listed new items including a dog leash,…Continue
I’ll admit, I’m still working on finding great marketing avenues in this saturated world wide web. Not only are the craft/pet supplies websites abundant, so are all of the websites available to gain exposure. So what’s one to do? Out of the numerous blogs I’ve read, several had a common theme: ”create a Pinterest profile”, ”it’s a great generator of traffic to your website”! Holy chow! Were those bloggers ever…Continue
Added by Angie on January 28, 2013 at 8:27pm — No Comments
Ta-da! Here it is….my first blog. No, really, it’s my first EVER blog. So, for such special occasion, I’d like to tell you what our unique boutique is about.
We’re a boutique with the pet-lover in mind. Our inspiration comes from our large and small four-legged rescued pets, primarily of the canine and equine variety. And of course, you have to pamper yourself as much as you pamper your pets, so…Continue
Exciting news for the cheer tree family. Dora and her cheer trees, where selected by Creative Times Magazine , as a feature in the march/April issue.
Everyone is excited cause we love the magazine, and are so happy to get the exposer for the trees.
Creative Times features a variety of crafting styles such as sewing, doll making, knitting, scrapbook, altered art, painting, primitive art , rug…Continue
The power of healing, energy of life and love are all around us.
What makes our company, and family so special, is this knowing of how these positive energies can keep us together and as one. We use nature, crafts, music and just plane being together, as therapy. The kind of therapy most of us lack in our lives. It is better describe as a reconnection.
How all this carries over to Dora's craft? well, the craft wasn't planed. It was created.
Added by Dora Caicedo Long on January 11, 2013 at 9:11am — No Comments
When moving to NY, USA to finally be a family, Dora became instantly inspired by the 4 seasons. She had never seen leaves falling in the fall, or evergreen trees in the snow. In fact, she had never seen snow until she came here.
Dora, began making holiday pillows and managed well, but felt something missing. She soon learned that it was always in her heart to inspire people, sick, wounded or sad during the holiday seasons. Dora, set out to create her favorite tree (Christmas tree)…Continue
Added by Dora Caicedo Long on January 10, 2013 at 6:16pm — No Comments
Crave Handmade is looking for handmade artisans that are interested in being guest writers. Topics include: tutorials, favorite handmade items and artisans, artisans tips, and more. If interested, please contact Melissa@CraveHandmade.com
Added by Melissa Gray on January 7, 2013 at 7:14pm — No Comments
Added by from japan with love on November 15, 2012 at 7:18pm — No Comments
Crave Handmade, the site for all things handmade has launched! To celebrate we are giving away a prize package of handmade goodies worth over $225! We invite you to stop by! Leave a comment on any article and be entered to win!Continue
Added by Melissa Gray on October 30, 2012 at 2:49pm — No Comments
Japanese Ring Made Of Chiyogami Paper and Domed Glass
This is really pretty! The paper is Japanese chiyogami paper. The colors are light green, light blue white and gold.
Please look at the last picture to see the…
Added by from japan with love on October 19, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments