Bake It Pretty

Bake It Pretty

My good buddy Amanda, purveyor of adorable miniatures, has opened her own online store! Bake It Pretty.com is a veritable treasure trove of vintage-inspired miniatures, baking supplies, packaging and unique novelties. This indie business began in 2006 as A. Bel Emporium, a hugely successful Etsy shop. She now offers the same fare as that shop […]

Handmade Nation

I am absolutely over the moon about the opening credits for Handmade Nation, which is a documentary about the new wave of craft in America. Comes out next year. I can’t wait to see it! For more: Handmade Nation.

Call for applications!

It’s time to apply for Handmade Parade 2008! The 7 Cities Crafters are extremely excited to announce our second annual holiday art & craft bazaar, Handmade Parade! This show will provide great holiday shopping for those who are looking for one-of-a-kind gifts while avoiding the mass-produced and supporting independent entrepreneurs instead! We will offer a […]

Buy Handmade

Everyone should go check out Buy Handmade and take the handmade pledge this holiday season. Why buy handmade? For me it all comes down to one-of-a-kind gifts and avoiding the malls and parking lots which I LOATHE. But there are some other really good reasons as well. Here’s some great info from their site: Buying […]

Big ol’ Etsy Shop Update!

You know your faithful companion deserves pampering every now and then. So scamper over to the My Aim Is True etsy shop and get him a dapper new collar or get her a fancy leash poop baggie holder. Or buy them both some paw balm to soothe those cracked pads! Lots of good stuff, get […]