Friday, June 29, 2012

Miniature Boots

For you cowboy lovers, I have 2 miniature boots in my ArtFire shop, HiddenRidgeRoadGifts 
I just listed this one tonight!
Brown and Green Boot Miniature  I can almost hear the spurs jingling!  Use this boot as a stand alone decorative piece, or as a pencil holder, holder for dried flowers or crochet hooks!

I would love to wear this boot!  I love fringe! Brown Boot with Turquoise Fringe Miniature
This fringe looks like it should move when its wearer is dancing!

Come visit HiddenRidgeRoadGifts for lots of Western and Cowboy decor!

Wednesday, June 27, 2012


Dessy Stoeva from BeauMiracle describes herself as a decoupage artist.  She features decoupaged vintage and recycled items in her shop and has a variety of things to choose from.

This Key Box is one of my favorites.

Arabesque Key Box, Rustic Key Hanger, Key cabinet or Wardrobe Purple & Yellow What a great way to organize your keys!

These earrings are unique and inspired by lace!!
Teal Earrings, Turquoise Lace Earrings, Circle Earrings, Summer, blue, marine, mint  Dessy can make these in almost any color you choose!!

I love her bottles!  And many of you know that I love angels also. Decoupage Bottle Angels Valentine's day GIFT
This would make a lovely vase, or could be used on its own to decorate a favorite room.

Dessy takes custom orders and will work to create a perfect gift for you or a friend. Her photos are taken by her brother, who also has an shop on Etsy.  She can create something for you using any of his photos!  His shop is and he has some lovely photos!

Stop by BeauMiracle and see what unique treasures you can find!

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Not Carved in Stone

Edwina Sutherland from Not Carved in Stone describes her career as "Drowning in fabric, creating historic reproduction costumes for historic sites and museums."  She also creates little figures of felted wool and polymer clay.   I especially like this one.

Dragon needle felted OOAK   He is needle felted and his wings are wet felted and stretched over organza and wire.

Edwina calls this type of figure a Plumpkin.  Sculpture Polymer clay figure OOAK by Edwina SutherlandPlumpkin
He is created from polymer clay and has plastic beads inside to help him sit.  What a fun piece!!

Edwina sells tutorials so you can create your own pieces.
Teddy bear tutorial for needle felting  Imagine how much fun it would be to make this little bear for your own collection or for a gift!

She also sells patterns for several of her items.

Cloth doll pattern Annabella  The pattern for this doll comes as a PDF file and is illustrated.

Have fun at Not Carved in Stone.  I know you will find something there you will love!!

Monday, June 11, 2012

Aylerville, Kelly's Custom Jewelry

Kelly, from Aylerville on Etsy features a variety of necklaces, bracelets, and earrings created from polymer clay in her shop, as well as bookmarks, business card holders and pet ID tags.

She says she loves working with polymer clay, because of its versatility and loves creating a wide variety of items.

This Fleur de Lis Necklace and earring set would be lovely with a variety of clothing, from casual to semi dressy.
Fleur De Lis Necklace and Earring Set.  Black & Silver.  Shiny and Sparkly,  special pricing on a set.  She sells these pieces individually as well as in a set.

This necklace done in sepia tones is one of my favorites.
Trees.  Clouds.  Sunset Necklace.  Sunshine on a cloudy day. I love the image of the clouds and trees.
Kelly states in the description that  many of her pieces are done with photo transfers to the polymer clay.

This necklace with the fantasy forest is lovely.
Purple leaves and trees.  Fantasy Forest Necklace.  Small.

It's hard to believe this bracelet is made from polymer clay.

Antique Copper.  Cuff Bracelet.  Black with scroll designs.  Adorned with blue gems.

Stop and visit Aylerville if you are looking for a gift.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Green Beauty Cosmetics

Chamomile Lotion with Honey and Green Tea, 3.5oz

Mati, from Green Beauty Cosmetics opened her Etsy Shop in March 2010.  Since then she has experienced success in selling her natural skin care and cosmetic products.

Mati is a certified esthetic clinician and a homeopathic healer.  These credentials bring with them some faith that she knows what she is talking abouT

Oatmeal Scrub with Honey, Sugar and Rose PetalsThe products in Green Beauty Cosmetics are made without any artificial preservatives, or chemicals that Mati feels would be harmful to your skin or health, as well as harmful to the environment.  She uses Ecocert preservatives and emulsifiers and her products are never tested on animals.

One of the products that interested me is her Oatmeal Face Scrub.
It is made with honey, oatmeal, sugar, goat's milk and yogurt along with other natural ingredients.

The eye brightener is designed to even out skin color and reflect light away from fine lines around your eye.

Light Reflecting Eye Brightener, Medium ShadeThis lotion looks like it would really pamper dry skin!

There are many more products available in GreeenBeauty Cosmetics including blush, lip gloss and lipstick, tinted moisturizer with sunscreen, toners, and masks.

Spend some time in Mati's shop and see how you can better care for your skin.