Laughter and a light heart is the very best recipe for great art. Seems the condition of our hearts is what shines in our art.
I am not a fan of overly mass produced art or home decor. I like the idea of having a unique piece of art in my home rather than something that is in every home down the block. There are so many talented artists in the world that deserve a chance to show the world what they can do but… View Post
We both work in fashion designing apparel, and began Cold Picnic after a long summer of scouring library booksales for craft and history books. We got inspired by both, and began making jewelry from leather with the aim of trying to use as many reclaimed materials as possible.
Craft and the environment are my passions, I want to be the person in my family that finally does what I love. I want to show people that they can follow their passions if they are willing to work hard and think outside the box. If I inspire one person in my life, I will be happy.
When you by handmade, you are supporting a living breathing individual and their ambitions. Being a consumer myself, I find it to be a very fulfilling way to shop. Our money has a voice, and what we purchase with that money has influence. I would much rather spend my hard earned cash on one of a kind hand made goodies…. View Post
I recently graduated from fashion design school in December. I had a three month break between transferring schools the previous summer, which was when my passion for self-employment really took form. I finished my degree and do intend to work in the design field, but I have realized it’s time to follow my heart and continue growing my jewelry business… View Post
Most of SammysGrammy’s the items are created reusing materials, rather than letting those materials make the landfill mountain higher. When she re-imagines vintage linens, she’s am often impressed by the beautiful needlework that was done many, many years ago – most times by young girls for their “hope chests”, where they invested in their dreams of a future when they… View Post