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July 29, 2011 Art

Looking for a unique, colorful gift for your next birthday or event you are hosting?  These handmade decorative candles by Atlanta-based etsy shop, When it Rains, are just too cute to pass up!  Handmade soy candles are poured into recycled jars and cans and then adorned with ribbon, twine, and colorful papers.  I love the… Read more »

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July 27, 2011 Art

It’s craft time again!  Today I want to share with you three super easy ways to dress up a blank greeting card.  Many of us have these blank cards laying around, in the office desk or craft cabinet, that we meant to fill in and send but just never got around to.  Well, summer is… Read more »

Kat Kraszeski and Justin Jackson wedding on April 16, 2011.
July 21, 2011 Art

With all of the excitement this week surrounding the Not Wedding and it’s amazing Southern vendors- I had to share the work of artists Rob and Leighanne with you.  They live in an old farmhouse in West Tennessee with their seven children and craft the most gorgeous wedding bands you’ve ever seen for their etsy… Read more »

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July 14, 2011 Art Featured

North Carolina artist and illustrator Jordan Grace Owens has a knack for making things.  Pretty, wonderful, quirky, vintage-inspired things that will make you smile.  From her tiny, moveable paper dolls to her large scale original paintings; Jordan’s style is all her own. Jordan often pulls inspiration from the well-worn and well-loved; like early to mid-century… Read more »

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July 12, 2011 Art

Drawing from my week spent here on the beautiful North Carolina coast (Duck, NC to be exact- on the Outer Banks) I have been inspired by the sights, sounds, and textures of the beach.  These are some of my favorite beach-inspired finds, all from everyone’s favorite handmade market place, Etsy.  First imagine yourself down on… Read more »

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June 30, 2011 Art

Born and raised in North Carolina, Southern artist Kat Lamp combines classic illustration and drawing with a modern, playful, graphic style in her signature work.  Whether designing gig posters for Southern bands, displaying her work in local galleries and coffee shops, or decorating a wall of a nearby Children’s Museum; award-winning artist and illustrator Kat… Read more »