Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Clutch Hit

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We love Christine Guanipa's gorgeous bags and accessories - all handcrafted, made with exceptional quality!

Saving Grace




Grace Napolean's hand-stitched clothes are made from fabulous, recycled clothing!

Wood I? Absolutely!

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Tom Seal produces high-quality, hand-made and green-conscious wood toys and home d├ęcor items. What a beautiful, refreshing alternative!

Monday, March 29, 2010

Buckle Up

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CROOKED MOON STUDIO
Lisa Calabro creates dazzling, one-of-a-kind mosaic belt buckles.

iToons


From Tees to Prints to Totes, Hilary injects her unique illustrative brand of whimsy into her work.

In Stitches!


Kirsten Cole stitches up the sweetest bracelets, coffee sleeves and baby onesies!

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Channel Your Inner Geek

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URSULA & OLIVE
From Dr. Who to Star Trek to Harry Potter, Darlene Belisle has you covered! Enjoy the handmade geeky goodness!

Bloomin' Gorgeous!

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HEATHER WANG JEWELRY
Heather transforms copper, silver and enamel into wonderfully delicate delights.

Zippidy Doo Dah!

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Vintage zippers creatively sewn into beautiful floral brooches. Just amazing.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Picture This

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If you (heart) Providence, you will LOOOOOVE these amazing portraits of the city.

I Sea!

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BANCROFT STUDIOS
Hand-painted, hand-poured, nautically inspired functional dinnerware.

Oh My Salad!

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ART SALAD STUDIO
Jennifer Johnson creates fused glass and mosaics that look good enough to eat!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Wooly Re-Dux

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Joanne Sargent breathes new life into old materials. Wool sweaters are shrunk, cut, and re-stitched as cold weather hats and holiday stockings. Old jeans and upholstery fabrics become totes and handbags. Vintage cuttings relive as beautiful new blankets. New and vintage beads, buttons, and trimmings complete the picture. 

East Coaster

Jazz up your coffee table with a set of beautiful coasters custom-made by Thea Keaton!

Woah, Mama!

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Oo-la-la! It's pretty hard to resist the power of chocolate and Yummy Mummy Brownies does it up right! From traditional fudge to mint patty to peanuty peanut butter to brownies on a stick ... the only thing at risk is your willpower. We recommend you give in.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Puppy Love

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Cara creates adorable, needle felted mini dog portraits. Too cute!

Rhody Represent!

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Check out Hilary Treadwell's hand-dyed and hand-silk-screened wearables! Her whimsical designs are way cool and we love the local nods!

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Happy Paper Trails

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Planning a big trip? Document your journey with one of Kristin's super fab travel journals!  

In Full Bloom

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Vibrant prints and cards donning stunning views of local nature and architecture.

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Oh, Honey!

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Mom and daughter team, Nancy and Megan, teamed up to create some of the sweetest wearable treats in the area! A cupcake apron is the thing to put a little extra spring in your step!

Totally Gnarly!

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Alison specializes in handcrafting edgy, sophisticated casual wear with a diverse clientele in mind: urban, artistic, nocturnal, self-assured. We loved the barbed wire! 

Monday, March 15, 2010

How Wonderwool!

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All of Jessica Adamites' items are handmade and one of a kind. She uses the wet-felting process which involves loose (unspun) wool and hot soapy water.We love her felty creations!

Razzle Dazzle

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iDazz

Trish Kozub's creations are fun, of high quality and affordable. She travels all the way to Tuscon for the perfect beads and pendants for many of her designs.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

My Little Chickadee

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Super sweet, original, silk-screened clothing, paper goods and totes

The Bright Side of the Moon

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Hilal Minda creates lovely, fluid handmade functional and decorative porcelain pieces.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Urban Suds



Let the magic of Helene Matteson's luxurious handmade soaps pamper you! Don't stop there ... she also whips up an impressive stock of soy candles, lip balm, body butter and natural room sprays.

Top Sass

Craftopia welcomes Rhody Craft 100 Member, Jennifer Adler


Jennifer makes the cards you always wanted to send. Smart, colorful, clean ... and hilariously frank.