In the Spotlight: Kosmic Krystals

Today in the Spotlight: Kellie Roussos, the artisan behind Kosmic Krystals. She is a college student who loves to create unique wearable art from natural stones through the method of wire wrapping. She is a student at Humboldt State University, studying Ecological Restoration and Soil Science. Kellie is captivated by the complexity and beauty of … Read moreIn the Spotlight: Kosmic Krystals

Artisans Represented at the 2012 GBK Oscars Gift Lounge – Release Me Creations

Release Me Creations Release Me Creations offers unique, whimsical, handmade jewelry and accessories. Maureen Kirchdoerfer, designer and sole proprietor, started Release Me Creations in 2009 as a way to help her deal with her father’s Cancer diagnosis. And out of something very sad came something very beautiful. Her creations are all unique, and always have … Read moreArtisans Represented at the 2012 GBK Oscars Gift Lounge – Release Me Creations

2012 Craftsyble Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine Heart Glass Pocket Magnetic Vase Price: $12.50 By: BPR Designs Here is the perfect vase to handle those sweet winter flowers in your kitchen! Pretty pink fused glass vase has a small “pocket” in it to hold water and few lovely stems from your garden! This one comes with two large craft magnets on … Read more2012 Craftsyble Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

The 2012 GBK Golden Globes Artisan Series: Kath’s Elegant Accessories, LLC

Read about all the talented artisans featured in our 2012 Gloden Globes Artisan Series! Kath’s Elegant Accessories, LLC Kathy C. Messick founded Kath’s Elegant Accessories, LLC, in 2010. The GBK Productions’ luxury gift lounge for The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards, made possible by The Artisan Group, will be Kath’s first celebrity gift lounge experience. … Read moreThe 2012 GBK Golden Globes Artisan Series: Kath’s Elegant Accessories, LLC

Craftsyble Holiday Gift Guide for 2011

Christmas is less than 55 days away! If you are like us, you’ll look for one-of-a-kind, hand made gifts created by talented artisans. For the last six weeks we’ve accepted submissions and here are, in no order whatsoever, our top 20 picks. Photos, descriptions and other info were provided by the artisans themselves. Please visit … Read moreCraftsyble Holiday Gift Guide for 2011

5 Steps To Make Exquisite-Looking Jewelry Using Ordinary Beads

GUEST POST Creating your own jewelry can be both a difficult and rewarding task. With so many options on today’s market, it is important to discover what works best for you in creating original pieces of jewelry. Making something appealing is one of the most obvious goals for your home-made jewelry, and choosing the right … Read more5 Steps To Make Exquisite-Looking Jewelry Using Ordinary Beads

Interview with June from Junique4u

1. How did you start? I started when I was young, really young. I started with hand sewing little quilts for my dolls. Then I learned how to use a sewing machine and made clothes for them too. Over the years I’ve gone from sewing to latch hooking rugs, tiling planter pots, to braided and … Read moreInterview with June from Junique4u

Featured Craft of the Day – 1/18/2011

Image courtesy of lauwil243 White Green and Teal Bracelet This bracelet was handmade with white acrylic beads with swirls of green and teal accented with teal beads and silver plated beads. It closes with a silver plated lobster clasp. For a chance to be featured on Craftsyble, please join our Craftsyble Group on Flickr. You … Read moreFeatured Craft of the Day – 1/18/2011