Author archive for Rachel

  • C is for Clay - Clay Lick Creek Pottery, thrown bowls and cups, leather hard

    C is for Clay – The Handmade Alphabet

    C is for Clay - our Handmade Alphabet takes a look at a few techniques and how clay has contributed…

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  • B is for Bowl – The Handmade Alphabet

    B is for Bowl – The Handmade Alphabet. We give an overview of the bowls carried in our member shops:…

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  • Mariann Johansen Ellis booth - art festival in Denmark

    A is for Art – The Handmade Alphabet

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  • Cheryl Wolff black pears

    A Love Affair with Clay: Challenges and Victories

    Rachel Biel talks about her love affair with clay and how challenging it is to succeed as a ceramic artist.…

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  • handmade flower power

    Handmade Flower Power! Artizan Made floral designs.

    Remember when flowers meant peace and love? Our handmade flower power lives on today through our Artizan Made floral designs.…

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  • teal kitchen

    Color Series: The Teal Kitchen

    Think outside of the box when decorating your kitchen. Find complementary colors for your teal kitchen, accessorize with ceramics, textiles…

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  • Ancient-Medieval-Europe-Vintage-Map

    Handmade in Europe – Nature and some dogs and cats

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  • Cheryl Wolf Ceramics, dessert plates

    Spices in the air: Totonac Vanilla Inspiration

    Totonac vanilla originated in Mexico, still a large producer of the spice. Vanilla comes from the pods of a beautiful…

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  • handmade mugs

    Start your day with a handmade mug!

    A handmade mug has character, individuality, helps save money, and gives personal satisfaction. Check out our Artizan Made selection!

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  • Artizan Hombre - gifts for men

    Artizan Hombre: Handmade Style for Men

    From sleek to rugged, our Artizan shops have great handmade products for men, decorative along with wearables. Check out our…

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  • Nelsonwood Crochet Pod - Ergonomic crochet hooks by Nelsonwood.

    Ergonomic Crochet Hooks by Nelsonwood – Art that heals your hands!

    Bryan Tyler Nelson, a Texas wood turner, found a pleasant surprise when he started making ergonomic crochet hooks for a…

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  • For the Love of our Mothers!

    Happy Mother's Day! Some vintage photos of a few of our mothers along with a bit of pink from our…

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  • Wood feature on Artizan Made

    Handcrafted Wood: Contemporary Art and Historical Objects

    We take a look at three types of handcrafted wood uses found on Artizan Made: contemporary work, recycled use and…

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  • Handmade scarves on Artizan Made

    The Handmade Scarf, Most Versatile of Textiles

    Scarves have been used throughout history. We feature some of our Artizan Made shops, confident that a handmade scarf will…

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  • Siamese Dream Design Vegan Shoes

    A Holiday Dinner with Artistic Friends

    A holiday dinner at a friend's house, enjoying the decor, the company, the music and the good taste. The house,…

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  • Paper Doll Fashion Show

    Artizan Made’s Holiday Paper Doll Fashion Show

    Artizan Made's Holiday Paper Doll Fashion Show gives a fun way to see how our handmade clothing, accessories and jewelry…

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  • Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts

    Handmade Studios and Workspaces

    Catch a glimpse of the handmade studios and work spaces of our Artizan Made shops. See how textiles, ceramics, wood,…

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  • Game of Thrones Featured Image

    Game of Thrones – Handmade Artizan Movie Props and Costumes

    We look at the Game of Thrones as an example of how handmade art can be used as movie props…

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  • cindyrella wedding dress something else studio

    Getting married? Have a Handmade Wedding!

    A handmade wedding is an opportunity to personalize your big day! Find some great ideas from our Artizan Made Shops!

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  • Sir Raffles Antique Santo, Mary and Jesus

    Artizan Made Gifts for the Mother in Your Life

    Find some great handmade gifts for the mother in your life and check out some of our Artizan Made mothers!

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  • Green Temari by Yarndance

    Color Series: Green for Growth

    The color green explored: its meaning in different countries while linking to resources that have information on culture, history, and…

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  • All Creatures Great and Small Cover

    All Creatures Great and Small

    Inspired by the James Herriot series, "All Creatures Great and Small", Rachel Biel shares her love of animals as a…

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  • Kiln House Pottery Sandy Kreyer Ceramic Planters

    Handmade Garden and Patio Accessories with Soul!

    Spice up your outdoors with handmade garden and patio accessories: hammocks, ceramic bird feeders and tile!

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  • Cranberry Fields by Cindy Grisdela Art Quilts

    Cochineal Red: Elusive and Powerful!

    Cochineal Red: Two books introduce us to the history of colors, especially red. We feature Artizan shops with red handmade…

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