Easy Handcrafted Jewelry Ideas

The idea of giving out handcrafted jewelry as gifts is so alluring – you create something beautiful with your own hands, and everyone oohs and ahhs as the special gift is unwrapped. The reality? Spending a hundred dollars at the craft store only to come up with a lopsided bangle that you end up throwing… Read more »

Unique Handcrafted Wood Gifts

Wood is a beautiful, versatile, and deceptively strong natural material that is perfect to use when creating. Artisans have long understood that wood’s unique properties make it the perfect building and sculpting material for everything from furniture to toys. Our handcrafted guide to wooden gifts includes items that highlight the unique properties of wood as… Read more »

Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry

Whether you are shopping for yourself or someone else, selecting a beautiful piece of jewelry can be a rewarding experience, particularly when you are buying a piece that has been lovingly handcrafted. Artisan jewelry is often unique, and a well-placed piece of jewelry can elevate a simple outfit into something memorable. Our handcrafted guide will… Read more »

How to make handcrafted soap

The process of soap making can be quite complicated, but there are ways to simplify this process, and for those genuinely interested in mastering the art of handcrafted soap, there are many wonderful resources available online to get you started and to help you refine the craft as you learn. Here, we will focus on… Read more »

How to sell your handcrafts

For those who enjoy making handmade goods and would like to sell your handcrafts, it can be daunting to know where to start. This simple guide offers a few suggestions for where to begin so you can start selling your handcrafted wares. Depending on what it is you are selling, some markets or avenues may… Read more »

Self-Care Tips

Holistic wellness is about focusing on the whole of yourself, including the mind and soul as well as the body. When considering how you take care of yourself, it’s important to remember that you must take care of all aspects of you. It can be difficult in our busy lives to prioritize ourselves over others… Read more »

Handcrafted Jewelry

Making your own handcrafted jewelry is a beautiful way to express yourself without breaking the bank. Giving gifts of handcrafted jewelry allows you to personalize your gift for each person while giving a thoughtful, wearable keepsake. Here are a few ideas for handcrafted jewelry pieces you can make at home.   Bracelets   Nautical Rope… Read more »

Introductory Guide to Essential Oils

Essential oils are a favorite product in the holistic wellness market right now. With companies like doTERRA, Young Living, and Plant Therapy helping to make the use of essential oils more mainstream, many are considering how to use essential oils in their homes.   How are essential oils made   Nearly all plants have natural… Read more »

Handcrafted Gift Ideas

Celebrate the loved ones in your life this holiday season with a handcrafted gift that shows you care. Our gift guide includes something for everyone and lets you get creative, as well.   Beauty Gifts for Everyone   Natural Lip Balm Everyone on your list will appreciate the gift of softer lips this winter. This… Read more »

Protect Your Neck: Signs You Need a New Pillow

Ah, pillows. Is there a more comforting feeling than resting your head on the soft, cloudlike support of a fine pillow? Do we encounter any other sensation so dreamy on regular basis? We’re very fortunate to have pillows, but unfortunately, they don’t last forever. After enough nights holding up our tired heads, pillows lose their… Read more »

  • Spring Refresh: Care for your Organic Bedding

    Spring is the time for renewal. In our personal lives, we might excavate old pursuits to find a new hobby or work to better ourselves and our relationships. When it comes to the handcrafted materials around the home, spring is the time to refresh, caress, and give a little TLC. You invested in all-natural, organic… Read more »

  • 3 Reasons to Invest in a Handcrafted Organic Memory Foam Mattress

    Some products seem to clearly lend themselves to handmade or artisanal crafting. Jewelry and many home products fit this bill; mattresses typically do not. Usually, we think of mattresses as once-in-a-decade items purchased from a big box store for a few hundred dollars more than we wanted to spend. However handcrafted memory foam mattresses, composed… Read more »

  • 4 Reasons Your Next Mattress Should Be a Natural Latex Mattress

    Mattresses these days come in a range of varieties. You’re probably most familiar with either memory foam mattresses (the squishy stuff developed by NASA) or coil spring mattresses (the firm metal type). But innovations in mattress technology have brought us another kind: natural latex. Let’s take a look at some reasons to buy a natural… Read more »

  • Companies to look out for with the best handmade furniture pieces

      Blending creative designs that are also fashion forward with old world building methods can be something one is passionate about when selecting handmade products to decorate your home. Brands like Mortise & Tenon located in Los Angeles are the epitome of such standards with furniture that is authentic and bench made in addition to… Read more »

  • Be in-the-know about vendors with handcrafted products in Los Angeles

    You have no excuse as to not being able to find any vendors in Los Angeles who provide handcrafted products; regardless of whether you are looking for something for your home that is one-of-a-kind or something unique and heartfelt to give to a loved one as a gift, you will find yourself spoilt for choice…. Read more »

  • Find out what makes these handmade textile products so good

    Nothing is more heartfelt and says you care like purchasing a décor gift for your home that has been designed and hand-made. Cotton and Flax have some awesome handmade décor pieces for your home made from textiles in bold and modern patterns ensuring you make a statement, however, big or small it may be. All… Read more »

  • Why Los Angeles is a haven for handmade products

    Your décor design or style should tell a story and this can be done using the furniture and other small details in the room. There is plenty of potential in terms of custom handmade furniture in Los Angeles through various home décor stores which are ready to provide clients with just about every kind of… Read more »

  • The good, the bad and the ugly of handmade furniture

    Handmade furniture pieces have a sense of distinct beauty that is preserved in the non-toxic stains, the rich and water-based finish as well as the reclaimed wood which shows itself clearly in the end results. The exclusive utilization of reclaimed vintage wood has some benefits such as the color of the old-growth timber and the… Read more »

  • Why Choose Handcrafting?

    In industries from clothing and jewelry to home goods and furnishings, you’ve probably seen a big push in marketing for products that are ‘handcrafted.’ But what’s the difference?