Tag Archives: handmade

4 More European Etsy Shops You Should Know About

4 More European Etsy Shops You Should Know About

This and other blogs may contain affiliate links.  Not long ago I wrote about some of my favourite European Etsy shops, but the truth is there are so many more small businesses and creatives worth to support. I love discovering new handmade items on Etsy, and I love ordering from other creatives – that’s for […]

DIY Pressed Flower Frame

DIY Pressed Flower Frame Tutorial

Oh I love pressed flowers! There’s something about them so charming and elegant. And you might remember me experimenting with pressed flower to create a unique DIY phone case (that was almost one year ago, wow!). Well, I still love the idea of playing around with pressed flowers in DIY projects, and when randomly shopping homeware […]

DIY Homemade Laundry Soap + Free Printable Labels

How To Make DIY Homemade Laundry Soap + Free Printable Labels

In the last few years my skin has become super sensitive to all sorts of chemical products. In the process of removing chemicals from my daily routine, starting from beauty and going straight to food, I discovered also clothes and fabrics can generate sensitivity in my skin, especially when washed with harsh soaps and fabric […]

How to make 2 easy DIY photography backgrounds

How to make two easy DIY photography backgrounds

Whether you’re a blogger, a new photographer or just someone who enjoys curating a pretty Instagram feed, I’m sure you’ve wondered at least once in your life how is it that everyone has the prettiest surfaces for photos all the time! I’m talking of all those beautiful aged wooden tables or floorboards, or again all […]

Best Knitting Projects To Start This Winter

Seven of the best knitting projects to start this Winter

During the latest months of 2016 I’ve discovered knitting and if you follow my Instagram profile, you’ll know I’m currently kind of hooked. I have been looking online everywhere for the very best knitting projects to start, and I can now lay claim to a long list of knitting patterns I’ve already tested or that […]

3 DIY Holiday Gift Wrapping Ideas

3 DIY Wrapping Ideas - Simple + Quick!

Now that we *should* all be sorted with Christmas shopping, it’s finally time to start wrapping! To me wrapping presents while listening to the best Christmas playlists is up there between my favourite things to do in the festive season, almost comparable to baking Christmas biscuits! I have a real dedication and care to beautiful […]

#ShopSmall Christmas Gift Guide

A #ShopSmall Christmas Gift Guide to Support Small Businesses During The Season Of Giving

I’m a huge supporter of small independent businesses all year round, but I believe if there’s one time you are supposed to take them in consideration, that is the season of giving. I’m hoping you all are planning to include some handmade items from your favourite local shops in your Christmas list this year, but […]

Hand-Lettered Printable Recipe Cards

Brush Lettering Free Printable Recipe Cards

Oh I love recipe cards! There’s nothing cuter than keeping a little box filled up with trusted family recipes. And, as much as we love to just do a quick Google search nowadays, when we need a quick recipe (or anything really!), it’s still so handy to have a quick and valuable selection of recipes […]

European Etsy Shops that are a Shopping Dream Come True

Five European Etsy Shops that are a Shopping Dream Come True

We all know about the importance of buying local but also supporting small independent businesses the web is so full of nowadays! I’ve always been a lover of Etsy because of this, so full of hand-crafted unique products, the one you can see the attention of details and quality of from miles away. There are […]

Meet The Makers of Brass Thread: Unique Jewels Handcrafted in Texas

Close up of the Black Beaded Elephant with Tusks Pendant

I came across Brass Thread while shopping at our Holiday Pop Shop last year. Their work was with Skout Shop, an awesome jewelry collaborative for independent jewelers and selling one-of-a-kind handmade accessories. I have been obsessing over the tiny details and sweet rhinestone accents that really make Brass Thread pieces stand out. Though putting beads onto […]

Cat Rabbit Plush: Handmade Cuties With Backpacks & Booties

cat rabbit plush bunny doll featured image pop shop america art blog

Our blog posts may contain affiliate links. Australian maker, Cat, is crafting magical handmade creatures with perfectly tailored wardrobes and handy little accessories. Hi! So, please tell us a little about yourself and your artistic background. Where are you from? Where are you going? My name is Cat and I am a textile artist living […]

Plush Hand-Painted Dolls By Valentina Felce Of Blue Raspberry Designs

Alice in wonderland Handmade Plush Toys Tweedledee and Tweedledum

You guys! Look, look, loooook at who I’ve found! Over in Florida, Miss Valentina Felce is busy hand-making these wonderfully unique plush dolls and painting characters onto them. They are one of a kind and have a real vintage air about them. Please tell us a little about yourself and your artistic background. Where are […]