Fabulous Friday Finds #3 on ArtFire

Fabulous Friday Finds #3 on ArtFire


Published On: 08-09-2013 03:50pm

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Category: Fabulous Friday Finds

Wow!  Where did the week go?  It seems like I just put together the last Fabulous Friday Finds yesterday.  But I am having a blast sharing the wonderful handmade creations I run across each week.  The toughest part is keeping the shares to a manageable size - LOL!  All of these creations were found when browsing through studios, in the forums, looking at tweets or shared in various promo groups to which I belong.  Did I mention that this is FUN?!?

So, here are today's Fabulous Friday Finds #3 on ArtFire.  Oh!  Do you think I might be longing for Autumn considering the color palette of many of the finds?  Maybe . . . just a little.  



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I am totally blown away by the realistic look of the "Fall Harvest Festival" natural glycerin soap by Irena of Gingers-Garden!



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The swirly wire work done by Dawn of JewelryArtbyDawn sets off the shape and iridescent colors of this mother of pearl pendant perfectly.



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Love the colors, swirls and modern design of this portfolio by Katie of GracefulArts - much of which was carefully HAND sewn!



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This beautiful bracelet, created with white glass pearls and turquoise and gold seed beads, just makes me happy.  Imagine it on your wrist!  The bracelet was handmade by Cathy of CraftingMemories



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"Embrace Change" is both a piece of art and a functional mixed media notebook.  It was carefully created by Rose of walkinthewoodsllc



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Mystical looking "Always There" original 6" x 6" painting of a Newfoundland by Gunilla of KanweieneaKreations 



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Peach aventurine is surrounded by orange Swarovski crystals, hematite and orange beads to create a perfect Autumn bracelet by Nancy of jazzitupwithdesignsbynancy



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How about a gorgeous lacy, ruffled infinity scarf in "Sherbert" colors by Nikki of myMountainStudio?




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Create beautiful jewelry with these ethereal looking lampwork glass leaf headpins by Nadin of Jewelry-Findings-Supplies



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Wake up your wrist (and everyone in the vicinity!) with a rainbow colored polymer clay cuff bracelet by Valerie of Valerie'sStuff



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A lovely accessory to top of your summer frock: vintage style cloche hat in sinamay straw fabric and ribbon flowers by Gail of CreationsbyGail



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Just look how these earrings glow!  They were created out of peridot glass teardrops, white glass pearls, gold beads and chain by Kathy of Specialtivity 


And there you have it . . . the third edition of Fabulous Friday Finds on ArtFire.  I hope you enjoyed drooling over the featured items as much as I enjoyed finding and sharing them with you.  

You can definitely make my day by leaving a comment.  And any promo you can do will definitely be appreciated by all the artists in this post.  Thanks!

See you next week!


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Reader's Comments

By ShanghaiTai on 08/20/2013 @ 01:47am

Great finds! Love the lampwork glass headpins and the soap too!

By walkinthewoodsllc on 08/13/2013 @ 11:05am

What fabulous items! And I thank you, so very much, for including one of my mini journals among these wonderful creations!

By Guest on 08/10/2013 @ 02:34pm

Such beautiful things. I just look in amazement at all the wonderful items the talented people here produce. I like the things I do, but i just sew for the most part straight lines. Yes, the free motion takes time and practice, but some of you.. all I can saw is WOW!

By ChristieCottage on 08/10/2013 @ 02:28pm

I love the leaves. I have always had a fascination with leaves. They speak to my soul. <><

By JewelryArtByDawn on 08/10/2013 @ 01:30am

I wait with anticipation for Fridays, not only because it's the end of the work week, but because it means your Friday Finds picks will be posted on your blog. What a wonderful surprise to find one of my things included this week - thank you so much! Everything you've shown by talented ArtFire artisans is amazing, incredible and beautiful - love them all!

By ShadowDogDesigns on 08/09/2013 @ 11:40pm

Thank you, everyone, for all the wonderful comments about the creations shared today (: So much talent on ArtFire!

By DesertCreations on 08/09/2013 @ 11:40pm

WOW love the finds this week :)

By myMountainStudio on 08/09/2013 @ 11:36pm

What a LOVELY collection of WONDERFUL items!! Thanks for including one of my scarves! Off to promote... :)

By Thecrochetcubby on 08/09/2013 @ 11:33pm

Great finds!! I'm loving the soap by Gingers Garden! It might have to become mine.

By creationsbygail on 08/09/2013 @ 11:13pm

Very well put together. Thank you so much for including one of my hats. Will promote your lovely blog.

By EweniqueEssentials on 08/09/2013 @ 08:50pm

Definitely drool worthy finds! I look forward to your Friday Finds.

By specialtivity on 08/09/2013 @ 08:46pm

Absolutely gorgeous Catherine you are the blog Queen. I love the selection of beautiful creations that you've chosen for this blog. Thank you so much for including my earrings. It is my pleasure to share them all. Kathy :)

By zoomgraphik on 08/09/2013 @ 08:26pm

all GORGEOUS stuff :O)

By KanweieneaKreations on 08/09/2013 @ 08:10pm

Love it! Thank you for including my newfoundland dog painting :). Will share blog post on Twitter :)

By GracefulArts on 08/09/2013 @ 06:57pm

I'm honored to have my portfolio included in your blog! Thanks so much! Katie

By PolkadotOrchid on 08/09/2013 @ 06:21pm

I love those glass headpins! They almost make me want to start designing jewelry!

By ValeriesStuff on 08/09/2013 @ 05:54pm

Wow! What wonderful items you have found!!! Thank you very much for including my cuff in this beautiful group! - Valerie

By bluemorningexpressions on 08/09/2013 @ 05:21pm

so many great items in this week's post. I just love all the colors as we lean into my favorite time of the year - fall! All of these selections are fantastic.

By craftingmemories on 08/09/2013 @ 05:16pm

I just love all the beautiful color in these finds. Thank you for including my bracelet....off to share.

By craftsofthepast on 08/09/2013 @ 05:10pm

Incredible creations. I want that hat sooooooo bad! It is really tempting. I am of an age when hats hide some of the sun spots on my face ;) Will promo the blog. Anna

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