Living in both Cape Cod and now Sarasota, FL, along with several years on St. John, in the US Virgin Islands, has given us the inspiration for our jewelry. We are excited to share it with you in hopes that it too will inspire you. Crafted from the finest gemstones, crystals, silver and love, our jewelry has been created in the hopes of inspiring the wearer with both beauty and [...]

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I am known as Grammie’s Jams. I make 19 different kinds of jams and four different relishes, along with 7-10 different cakes. All are made from produce either gathered or bought here in Florida. Cell: (194) 144-5483 Email: donna.arnold@usa.com

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How are you liking 2015 so far? We certainly can’t complain! January has been jam-packed with excellent shows from both Howard Alan Events and our sister division, American Craft Endeavors. Thank you to our patrons, artists, crafters, sponsors, vendors and supporters all over Florida and the U.S. We pride ourselves in producing arts and crafts festivals that families will love, and it is because of the overwhelming support we receive [...]

Preparations are well underway for the debut of ArtRageous: Downtown Boca’s Art & Craft Festival slated for October 10th -11th, 2015. Produced by Howard Alan Events and hosted by Downtown Boca, this two-day outdoor gallery style street festival will showcase the work of the finest artists and crafters in the country selected among hundreds of applicants for their quality original artwork. Many of the exhibitors will be featuring artwork in [...]

For nearly twenty years, Guillermo and Ester van Diest have been producing finely crafted decorative wood-art. As a brother and sister team, they named their hobby “Guillester.” Having received numerous awards from various craft/art shows, Guillester has received widespread recognition. In recent years, “Guillester” has introduced into their line the fine art of detailed wood sculpting called Intarsia. This artistry has proven to be an instant success. The dedication to [...]

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I love anything vintage! I love that I can take something old and beautiful and turn it into something anyone can wear with a casual outfit or a romantic night out. I use old vintage jewelry pieces and re-purpose them into one of a kind jewelry pieces!

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Loren and Kathy travel worldwide collecting sea glass. Our favorite places to collect sea glass are England, California, Puerto Rico, Bermuda and Barcelona, Spain. We create one of a kind nautical jewelry including necklaces, earrings, anklets and bracelets. In our designs, we use wire wrapping and drilling techniques combined with sterling silver, gold-fill and semi-precious stones. Our anklets are strung on 40 pound wire, making them extremely sturdy and wearable. [...]

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“Pastamore by Donna” began in 2009 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are proud to sell the “best Olive Oil Blends”—18-Year-Old Balsamic Vinegars, Wine Blend Marinades, Grill Sauces and Hand Made Pastas (both Whole Grain and “Certified” Gluten Free). We started with and are proud to still participate in our home town Farmer’s Markets and have grown to two stores, one in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and our second in Bradenton, Florida. [...]

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Come and explore these one-of-a-kind or limited edition pieces and enjoy wearing them for years to come. As a self-taught jewelry artist for over 10 years, my unique jewelry designs have been honored at several art shows up and down the east coast. Each one of my handcrafted crocheted pieces are created with the finest gemstones, pearls, crystals, silver and gold to ensure great quality in every piece. My work [...]

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My name is Kaysea and I make professional quality collars and leashes for cats, dogs, and horses. I’m a true animal lover and we have a very spoiled animal family. I have a cat named Ham, a Sphynx cat named Puck, a dog named Sahara, and two horses named Pride and Montana. They all give me such purpose and make my life so full. My husband is former Navy and [...]

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Steve Burt is one of Florida’s top authors for teens and young adults. His FreeKs series about psychic and paranormal teen detectives has won three Mom’s Choice Gold Awards, the NY, Paris, London, San Francisco, and Hollywood Book Festival Awards, and a dozen others. His Stories to Chill the Heart series of book featuring Twilight-Zone-like short stories won him the world’s top horror prize for young readers, the Bram Stoker [...]

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As a graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia, my training was in layout and design for the advertising industry. Later on after working many years in that particular field, I discovered the joy of glass fusing and have applied that to jewelry making. I am now a fused glass artist, working with all types of glass, from dichroic glass to fracture glass. I love the results I get when [...]

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My mother designed our basic purse pattern in 1981 with one size and one pocket. In the ensuing years I have expanded them to four sizes with five pockets inside and up to six pockets outside. My purses are reversible and washable which literally means two purses in one featuring current fabric for a woman’s basic accessory need. Women call them “practical,” “functional,” “fashionable.”

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My name is Kathy Carnevale. My unique hand beaded designs are made with quality materials such as freshwater pearls, gemstones,sterling silver and vermeil.  I like to combine unusual shapes, textures and colors and transform them into a one of a kind wearable piece of art. Many of my designs are ocean themed inspired by our beautiful Florida beaches.

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Blue Flame Candles are handmade with meticulous attention to every detail. We use a soy-blend wax, cotton wicks and no added dye. What sets Blue Flame apart from other candles is exceptional fragrance. Being true luxury candles, they have amazing fragrance throw and a slow beautiful burn. Cell: (772) 708-3434 Studio Phone Number: (772) 708-3434 Email: lonee@blueflamecandles.com Web: http://www.blueflamecandles.com Facebook: http://www.blueflamecandles.com Instagram: http://blueflamecandles.com  

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Sure, it’s still winter in many places around the U.S. (we’re looking at you, Northeast). But in our minds, we’re already looking forward to the sights, sounds and scents of spring! Why wait? This weekend, at the 6th Annual The Villages Craft Festival, start building your collection of natural scents with handmade soaps, lotions, and candles by some of our favorite participating crafters. We all love indulging in products that [...]

This two-day outdoor craft showcase features a wide variety of original crafts and unique gift items. The exhibitors are carefully selected from hundreds of applicants in order to ensure a superior event featuring diverse art media and the highest quality of handmade art and crafts. Admission is free and open to the public. American Craft Endeavors has had the privilege of bringing top national crafters to The Villages for more [...]

As we ready ourselves to descend upon beautiful Sullivan Street this weekend for the 18th Annual Punta Gorda Sullivan Street Craft Festival, we hope that you’ll help us spread the word! With a variety of unique, handcrafted items by talented artisans at great prices, and lots of excitement and fun at one of our favorite Florida venues, you just can’t go wrong. Plus, all of it is free and open [...]

We design and handcraft fun, lightweight and beautiful metal earrings and pendants. We have a lot of our metal pieces custom made and plated for us in Rhode Island and we scour vintage shops, catalogs, and bead shows for other metal pieces we can use in our designs. Because we are always finding new metals, we are constantly dreaming up new styles! We design as a team, and then Diana [...]

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David has making oil lamps for over 30 years. As a retired stone mason, his stone candles are made selectively with containers that unscrew for filling. He and his wife later developed the sea shell oil lamps using sea shells from all over the world. These lamps have a “never ending wick” which never needs to be replaced. They are useful to burn citronella or paraffin in and make a [...]

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We hand make a unique hair wrap we call a Hair Fancy. Made of our special blend of polymer clay. Also I hand paint visors and caps that are one of a kind. Kat and Deb have been in the arts and craft world for over 22 years and best girlfriends for over 30 years . We love what we do. Please come visit our booth. Cell: (727) 488-5961 Studio [...]

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I am a mostly self-taught wire and cold forge metal jewelry artist. And have recently added traditional metalsmithing techniques to my body of work. I have studied under local artist, Stacy Perry, as well as, learning from books and video tutorials. Other jewelry artists and instructors that I have learned from include Sharilyn Miller and Lisa Niven Kelly, who are considered among the best wire jewelry artists. I also have [...]

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This type of painting (on screen wire) is a tradition that was started in Baltimore, MD, on the window screens of the row houses to provide daytime privacy. We have miniaturized it, and with the thousands of holes the screen, making it a perfect piece for hanging pierced earrings. We have added hooks and dowel rods to some of our pieces for hanging other jewelry as well. We construct different [...]

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Saturday, October 24th – Sunday, October 25th Show Hours 10am – 5pm Click Here to RSVP   Downtown Sarasota’s popular fall art and craft festival returns October 24th – 25th, 2015 and will once again strive to raise awareness for Breast Cancer Research. Many exhibitors will be featuring art and gift items inspired by the fight against Breast Cancer in hopes of raising awareness and will also wear pink in [...]

I retired from the US Navy and used some of the skills learned in the Navy toward my artistic ability. I make metal art using 16 gauge steel with a CNC plasma cutter. All art is powder coated to help protect against rust. The coloring I use is metal stain, heat treat (giving a iridescent affect), and/or paint. I make custom art of cars and welcome signs. Cell: (813)965-2957 Studio [...]

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We make finely handcrafted earpins and earcuffs, using only the finest materials consisting of Swarovski crystals, semi-precious stones, metal beads, in choice of colors, on gold or silver wire. Our company has been in business for almost twenty years and we travel to various art and craft festivals through Florida and many southern and northern states selling our unique jewelry.

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With fall fast approaching, there is no doubt that folks will be flocking to their local art and craft festivals in search of seasonal treasures for their homes and their families. This Saturday and Sunday, residents of the beautiful town of Punta Gorda will have a chance to head to Sullivan Street for a weekend of the finest crafts, art pieces and much more at the 18th Annual Punta Gorda [...]

It all started in March 1996. I was diagnosed with Primary Pulmonary Hypertension and given two to five years to live, put on a portable IV pump to administer medication through a catheter in my chest, placed on a lung transplant list, and ordered to stop working. Leaving virtually everything behind except my clothes and an old Dodge Caravan, I moved to Florida and stayed with my youngest daughter and [...]

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  Unique gifts and accessories for you and your home.

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Tammy Frand is originally from Long Island, New York. She had a line of handmade coaster and trivets. Tammy makes use of layering mixed media for a contemporary piece of 3D art. Using her original illustrations as a base, she moves that through a digital process and then applies it as a finish on ceramic tiles, which are then layered to form an organic piece of art. Tammy uses a [...]

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I personally design and create my own handbags, belts and other ladies accessories in my studio in Dania Beach. All of my items are made from genuine crocodile, python, ostrich, lizard and fine Italian leather. My metalwork is hand hammered and I only use Swarovski crystals. Each piece is unique and many of them are one of a kind. Cell: (954) 614-8299 Studio Phone Number: (954) 922-2802 Email: fdk920@aol.com Web: [...]

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Silks by Suzi has been in business for over 30 years.  My custom silk florals and natural wood trees have been seen in Paradise Island at the Holiday Inn along with doing Engle and Lennar Homes in South Florida.  All of my floral are top of the line including unique containers.  I am happy to bring my pieces to ACE shows – please look for me at their next show!

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Anita Gierok of Royal Palm Beach, Florida, has dreamed of baking her treasured recipes for others for many years. So in 2010, after retiring from the dental field, when most people would pull out their rocking chairs, Anita pulled out all the stops and began baking her specialty breads as a business. Her friend and business partner, Penny Brumbaugh, takes care of details outside of the kitchen but Anita rules [...]

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I started making jewelry in 2007 with two college girlfriends when my son was in high school and I had just retired from 30 years of government service in Washington DC. I originally started designing and making jewelry under the name of Beads ‘n Baubles as a fun moniker since I was having so much fun designing pieces, however as I continued to pursue this art, my customers kept using [...]

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A life long involvement with wood craft and potted plants [primarily succulents] merged some years ago when I began experimenting with using rot resistant types of wood to fabricate planters and other vessels for various uses such as fruit bowls, bread baskets, etc. As an alternate to lathe turned vessels, these pieces are mitered and splined for a unique and attractive approach to a new form of wood crafting. Convex [...]

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I have been an artist since 1987 participating in art festivals throughoutthe S.E. Midwest. & North. My work consists of earrings, pins/pendants and necklaces, and is made from anodized aluminum, and raw aluminum sheet & wire. I incorporate mix media, glass beads, found objects in the work which is in the Cubist style. I design, manipulate the metals, layer and assemble to produce one of a kind mini sculptures to [...]

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Transplanted from the big city life to the relaxed coastal life, Annie Gray found an outlet for creativity. The wreath making began with her two front doors at her home in Treasure Island, Florida. Soon after displaying wreaths made with shells and artificial sea grasses neighbors wanted to buy them. She sold out at her initial beach festival and it has grown from a little hobby done on her husbands [...]

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I left behind a corporate career to pursue and explore my favorite hobby – painting. I am an artist specializing in “art for the young at heart”. While I started out painting landscapes and still life in oils, I found that I especially enjoy creating art that appeals to children (and many adults). The originals are painted in acrylics or oils, and the majority of my designs allow for personalization, [...]

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    As you were probably able to tell a couple of weeks ago during our visit to Delray Beach, we just love our friends in this vivacious town. That’s why we were so excited to announce that the Delray Marketplace Art & Craft Show in West Delray is making its debut this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-27 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. As the end of October approaches and [...]

I started making soap for my friends and family in 2011. With their support, I have been able to go to Farmers Markets and Art and Craft Fairs in the area. Since this is my full time job now, I have been able to travel to the Florida area this year with ACE. In the past two years, I have expanded my line of products, and change my line for [...]

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Savvy Sacs was created three years ago by Martiel Wallace and Lee Jung. Both being very interested in many types of arts and crafts this business was a perfect fit, especially since cycling is just a big sport in South Florida. The business at first was primarily bicycle bags but quickly grew into all sorts of other bags like purses, walker bags, green market bags, crayon bags, and accessories. Each [...]

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My name is Don Kaufman. When I moved to Port Orange I retired, after many years in the men’s clothing business. I took up Intarsia as a hobby to keep busy, but gradually switched to fretwork. All my work is hand done on a scroll saw. I found this very gratifying, making things for my children and friends. My first large project was a motorized ferris wheel with a ticket [...]

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We take wine and alcohol bottles, remove the bottoms and hang a tea light candle inside. The bottles can be seen hanging from branches of trees, balconies, and shepherd hooks to cast a romantic atmosphere. We are re-purposing and recycling one bottle at a time. These lights have been seen at outdoor wedding celebrations, zoo path lights and backyard parties. The bottoms that are removed are then made into unique [...]

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WHAT WE DO International Cut Coins creates beautiful hand cut jewelry out of coinage from countries around the world. OUR BUSINESS HISTORY International Cut Coins started in Sacramento, California, and has been creating cut coin jewelry by hand for over 35 years, with more than a quarter million pieces sold. Cutting coins is perfectly legal. Section 331, title 18 of the U.S. code, prohibits, among other things, the fraudulent alteration [...]

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Frumples are a dream come true. I am a potter and worked in a studio with 3-8 others potters for years. We did not own a pugmill (machine that remixes scraps into usable clay) so I kept all the scraps in zip lock bags. I had the FRUMPLE dream and my sister said make something and I used all the scraps to make little faces — all different colors just [...]

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We have been stained glass artists for 18 years. We do big and small projects—we love custom work. We do the Tiffany style which is copper foil and solder. Each piece is cut and fitted to our satisfaction. Cell: (352)428-9098 Studio Phone Number: (352)428-9098 Email: parrotdice@tampabay.rr.com Web: http://www.go2paneintheglass.com

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Ladybug Bows was created in 1990 when my family moved from Alabama to Maryland and my second child was born. I had been a school teacher but hesitated leaving a three year old and an infant to work outside of the home. My neighbor, who saw my daughter’s hair bows, suggested that I sell them. She introduced me to the owners of a local children’s boutique to whom I began [...]

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Honey Bee Skin Cream – an all natural honey and royal jelly based skin cream made by Gary and Josie Lawrence, a father and daughter team in Florida.

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I have been working in glass in one way or another for 34 years. About four years ago I stumbled upon dichroic glass and fell in love. I love the colors and the glass’s reaction to light and I love making jewelry from it. Some have said that it is passé, but something beautiful is always a welcome addition. I also offer gift items with dichroic glass insets. Cell: (941)400-5169 [...]

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All of my creations contain real preserved sea life, real sea shells and real coral. I also add Swarovski crystals to some for a fun whimsy look. Please note that the pictures of each piece are samples, and when you purchase your art piece on line it will look just like the picture, but due to the natural materials, small variations occur. However, the color and type of sea life [...]

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