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Gift Ideas for a Handmade Mothers Day - Week 7




Week 7 of the Mother’s Day Countdown 2018 blew right on past!   There are only three more weeks of this fabulous promotion opportunity hosted again this year by Julie of Blue Morning Expressions on her The Blu Print blog.  This week, sixteen handmade artisans and one vintage seller shared a total of 50 wonderful items items. Since Mother's Day is quickly gaining on us, on Sunday, May 13, this is the perfect time to start buying a gift for your Mom.  Why don’t you browse the wide range of unique shares for this week - many of them one of a kind designs - visit the shops of the artists featured and buy your Mom something that was HANDMADE from the heart!




Metallic Rainbow Dichroic Fused Glass Dangle Earrings Handmade by Jo of Umeboshi Jewelry Designs



If you have a handmade studio or shop on Indiemade, ArtFire, Zibbet, StoreEnvy, SupaDupa, Etsy, stand alone websites and the like, you are invited to share up to three Mother's Day gift items on the on the Countdown to Mother's Day 2018 collection between Friday at 12:00 noon EST until midnight the following Sunday night.  Then a brand new collection of gift ideas will start the next Friday, and so on, until the weeks are finished and Mother's Day is here! By the way, the items shared need to be G-rated.




Clip on Earrings Dangle Earrings Gift for Her Handmade by Sharon of BlondePeachJewelry



When you participate in the Countdown to Mother’s Day, important backlinks are provided to your items.  This will help make you more easily found by the Google gods. If you share items, you MUST promote each item in the countdown collection.  That is only fair. Pinterest and/or Wanelo are preferred since everyone can see the items and it is easy to save off of them. Twitter, Facebook and G+ just do not provide the ability to find items as easily to share again.  It would be great if you would provide your Pinterest / Wanelo / Twitter and/or blog links in the comment section on Julie's blog. And it would also be much appreciated to "blog hop" the Countdown on your blog since that provides even more backlinks.  And make comments on the blogs - that helps everyone, as well!




California Poppy In The Sky Table Runner or Wall Hanging Tapestry Handmade by Ruth of RSSDesignsInFiber



In addition to saving all the items shared in the Countdown onto my new Mother’s Day Countdown 2018 Pinterest board and Wanelo collection, as in Countdown's past, I decided to share one item from each of the various artists who participated on my Indiemade blog.  This will be a perfect time to pull out a sheet of paper and a pen or pencil (or get your computer bookmarks ready) and begin your shopping list. Above all, however, have fun!


Here are the rest of the wonderful handmade items from this week's Countdown to Mother's Day in the order drawn from my trusty numbers bowl:




Boho Dangle Owl Earrings with Jasper and Lampwork Beads, 3 Inches Long, Handmade by Julie of Blue Morning Expressions




Black And Opaque White Beaded Choker Necklace with Earrings Handmade by Connie of TheSingingBeader




Cat Sunglass Case, Cat Phone Case, Handmade by Donna of SewAmazin




Blue-Green Kingman American Southwest Turquoise Pendant Necklace with Sterling Silver Handmade by Diane of DianesDangles




Cream Swarovski Crystal Pearl Bracelet Handmade by Kathy of LadyGreenEyesJewelry




Upper Second Avenue Street Scene Black and White Vintage Postcard by Colleen of postcardsintheattic




Ankh / Eye of Horus Boho Beaded Necklace Handmade by Mary and Gonze of PrettyGonzo 




Floral Lampwork Necklace with Garnet Gemstones and Siam Swarovski Crystals Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneJewels



Wooden Guitar Jigsaw Puzzle Handcrafted From Oak Wood By Kevin of KevsKrafts




Peace Bracelet in Pink Leather Handmade by Linda of Linor Store Jewelry




Red Orange And Black Halo Large Hole Lampwork Bracelet Charm Bead Handmade by Charlotte of Covergirlbeads



Handy Hand Knitted Pretty Purple Golf Picture Cloth Handmade by Sharon of HollyknitterCreation




Not All Who Wander Are Lost Necklace Tolkien Inspired Necklace with Copper Spirals and Brown Agate Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs




This is but a small sampling of all the creations shared in the collection.  To see all the items shared in the collection, be sure to click here: Countdown to Mother's Day 2018.  Hopefully one (or more!) of the handmade and vintage items will make its way to your Mom on this Mother's Day.


If you would like to make my day and the day of the artist's featured, please leave a comment.  Any and all promotion you can do for this blog post will be benefit us all and will be greatly appreciated.



For more handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas, here are the choices made in the weeks past:


Countdown - Week 6

Countdown - Week 5

Countdown - Week 4

Countdown - Week 3

Countdown - Week 2

Countdown - Week 1



My contact information:


Indiemade shop:  ShadowDogDesigns

Indiemade blog:  ShadowDogDesigns’ Blog

Artfire studio:  ShadowDogDesigns

ArtFire Blog:  ShadowDogDesigns' Blog

Google+:  Catherine ShadowDog

Facebook:  ShadowDogDesigns - Jewelry

Twitter:  ShadowDogDesign

Pinterest:  Shadow Dog Designs

Wanelo:  ShadowDog

Rebelmouse:  ShadowDogDesigns

Flickr:  Shadow Dog Designs' Photostream



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Hi Catherine! Thank you so much for taking the time to share the Mother's Day Countdown event and each of our items here in your blog! Sharing.

Thank you Catherine for

Thank you Catherine for including my necklace in your Mother's Day collection, lots of great gift ideas. Will share.

Thank you, Catherine!

We appreciate the extra promotions thru your blog. Thank you for including my choker necklace! Sharing...

Fabulous collection!

Thanks for including my large hole lampwork bead in your fabulous collection of Mother's Day gift ideas!


Thanks, Catherine for the extra promotion of Mother's Day gifts and for including my leather peace bracelet.

Merci Beaucoup for Sharing Beautiful Mother's Day Gift Ideas!

Thanks for sharing these great handmade items from the BME Countdown to Mother's Day! AND for including my ankh necklace. Will be sharing your blog and pinning items!

Mother's Day Countdown

Thank you Catherine for another week of beautiful Handmade gifts by some very talented artisans!
Thank you for including my Lampwork Necklace among your chosen Mother's Day treasures!!

Mothers Day Countdown

Thank you for including my cat case in this week's post!
Shared the post and each item - happy sales!

Nice Different Selections of

Nice Different Selections of Mother's Day Gifts, Catherine! Thank You for including my Crochet Tapestry, "California Poppy In The Sky"! -- Will be sharing around!

So Many Great Gift Ideas for Mom

There are so many great Mother's Day gift ideas in this post. Thank you so much for including my owl earrings! I have promoted everything everywhere! Lots of belly rubs to our fav desert dog and his laughing face. Cheers

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