First and Foremost - Handmade and Vintage

First and Foremost - Handmade and Vintage


Published On: 08-10-2015 12:00am

Comments: 15 - Hits: 0

Category: Other

As I was trying to decide what the theme would be for this blog post, I decided it would be fun to pick the first item listed in each studio of the artists featured.  The items are handmade and/or vintage - and such a beautiful wide variety of items they are:  fabulous gift ideas for the most discerning tastes!  I hope you enjoy this selection:


22910
1980 Japanese 10 Yen coin pendant necklace featuring the Phoenix Hall handmade by Diane of dianesdangles



22893
Small original oil painting of oranges, 6" x 6", handmade by Chris of GildedOwlJewelry



22912
Buddha pendant necklace with carnelian, jade and floral shell beads handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo



22894
Purple hooded fleece poncho with v-neck handmade by Donna of DonnasDesignsSC



22895
Topaz magatama Czech jet druk turquoise leather boho bracelet handmade by Kathy of KatsAllThat



22896
"It's a Boy" monkey banner for a nursery or baby shower party handmade by Nat of adorebynat



22914
Westie quilted garden set - checkbook cover, glasses case and keychain - handmade by Donna of SewAmazin



22904
Vintage cubic zirconia sterling silver ring, size 5, by Carol of quadrina



22911
Give your worries to God box, Christian gift, hand painted by Jacki of ChristieCottage 



22897
Hand knit red, white and blue waffle stitch wash cloth or dish cloth handmade by Sharon of hollyknittercreations



22907
Pale aqua blue etched lampwork glass beads with fine silver handmade by Charlotte of Covergirlbeads



22898
Set of 3 crochet summer cozies for a water bottle, a soda can and a cup handmade by Andrea of AndreaDesigns


22913
Old western Yomud Turkmen tribal gilded silver ring set with a red gemstone or glass cabochon by Anna of CraftsofthePast



22901
Violet scented linen and room spray handmade by Elise of UniquelyLathered



22905
Blue / green guitar pick boho earrings with druzy and crystals handmade by Sharon of DoubleSJewelry



22906
Orange shell fan and white pearl beach necklace handmade by Catherine of ShadowDogDesigns



I hope you enjoyed these first and foremost handmade and vintage items!  If you would like to make my day and the day of the artists featured, please leave a comment.  And any promotion will be greatly appreciated.  Thanks!



My contact information:


Indiemade shop:  ShadowDogDesigns

Indiemade blog:  ShadowDogDesigns' Blog

Artfire studio:  ShadowDogDesigns

ArtFire Blog:  ShadowDogDesigns' Blog

Google+:  Catherine W

Facebook:  ShadowDogDesigns - Jewelry

Twitter:  ShadowDogDesign

Pinterest:  Shadow Dog Designs

Wanelo:  ShadowDog

Amazine:  ShadowDogDesigns

Rebelmouse:  ShadowDogDesigns

Flickr:  Shadow Dog Designs' Photostream



Shadow Dog Designs

Beautifully Unique Handmade Jewelry

for the Discerning Woman

Reader's Comments

By DonnasDesignsSC on 08/11/2015 @ 10:16pm

Thanks Catherine for including my purple hooded poncho in your great blog, awesome picks! Off to shop and share :)

By ChristieCottage on 08/11/2015 @ 11:32am

Thanks! I tweeted the post and pinned and tweeted each pin. <><

By adorebynat on 08/11/2015 @ 05:04am

I always love your blog posts, Catherine. Thank you so much for including me in this fun findings :-) Off to share.

By KatsAllThat on 08/11/2015 @ 12:12am

Love you blogs and a creative way to collect items to list. Thank you for including my leather ruffled wrap bracelet! Will share....

By Covergirlbeads on 08/10/2015 @ 08:58pm

Amazing collection of handmade creations! Thanks for including my lampwork beads.

By AndreaDesigns on 08/10/2015 @ 07:52pm

Thank you so much for including my set of summer cozies in this beautiful blog post. Here is the link for the tweet https://twitter.com/AndreaDesigns1/status/630827536675643392.

By SewAmazin on 08/10/2015 @ 05:34pm

Nice collection of handmade and vintage gift ideas! Thank you for including my Westie accessories. Faved and pinned each item. Happy sales to all!

By hollyknittercreations on 08/10/2015 @ 04:51pm

Very nice Catherine! THank you for including the waffle stitch cloth today.

By Guest on 08/10/2015 @ 04:19pm

Nice idea for your post! Thanks so very much for including my Buddha necklace. :) Will be sharing! Treats to the Noble Seamus from the Handsome Gonze. :)

By UniquelyLathered on 08/10/2015 @ 03:47pm

Wonderful blog full of talented Artisans, Thank you for including my linen/room spray Catherine.

By craftsofthepast on 08/10/2015 @ 01:48pm

Thanks for including my Turkoman ring in this First and Foremost blog. Will be sharing now.

By quadrina on 08/10/2015 @ 02:59am

Great idea and beautifully done Catherine. It reminds me of the wonderful Collections that you created in Artfire. Happy sales to all ..... from quadrina :)

By GildedOwlJewelry on 08/10/2015 @ 01:34am

An amazing collection of handmade and Vintage goodies and gifts by Awesome ArtFire Artisans! TY, Catherine!

By dianesdangles on 08/10/2015 @ 01:13am

Great idea for your blog, love your selection, thank you so much for including my coin pendant, will share.

By Guest on 08/10/2015 @ 12:49am

Catherine, you always manage to come up with such creative ideas! Love all of these handmade and vintage items. Thank you for including me and my guitar pick earrings. Happy to share!

Comment on this Blog Post