Summer Fun - Artisan Handmade Gifts

 

 

The first day of summer will be here before we know it.  This year, the first day of summer starts here in the Borderlands at 9:54 a.m. MDT on Friday, June 21.  Although, by that time, we’ll surely have had several days near triple digits or some 100+ degrees. But it’s a dry heat and doesn’t keep me from doing much outside as long as I have a wide brimmed hat on my head and plenty of water with me.

 

 

Beach Boy / Fathers Day Hand Quilled Card Handmade by Abhilasha of PaperSimplicity

 

 

With the official start of summer so close, I decided to pull together “Summer Fun” blog.  So I asked many artist friends to share two items that were “summery.” I love what was submitted!  Some are more on the hot, hot hot summer side and some are more on the mellow cool summer side. But all are artisan handmade and many are one of a kind designs.  So if something catches your eye, please click the photo or the link below the photo for more information. I hope you enjoy all these beauties. And remember: SHOP HANDMADE!

 

 

 

Tropical Polymer Clay Earrings with Green Lampwork and Crystals Handmade by Linda of VictorianStyleTreasures

 

 

 

Hand Knit Original Design Baby Girl Dress, 3-6 months, Handmade by Cathy of CraftingMemories1

 

 

 

Dragonfly Pendant and Green Kyanite Gemstone Necklace, 18 Inches, Handmade by Sharon of BlondePeachJewelry

 

 

 

Etched Pale Blue Lampwork Glass Beads with Fine Silver Handmade by Charlotte of Covergirlbeads 

 

 

 

Orange Coral and Sterling Pendant Necklace on Black Leather Cord Handmade by Diane of DianesDangles Jewelry

 

 

 

Beach Ball Bag / Beach Bag with Pouch PDF Crochet Pattern by Jacki of Christie Cottage

 

 

 

Boho Mother Garden Goddess Necklace Handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo

 

 

 

Ecru Cotton Yarn Crocheted Newborn Lace Sundress and Sandals Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneKnits

 

 

 

"Sunset Dunes" Note Card from a Watercolor Print, 5 x 7, Handmade by Roxanne of watercolorsNmore

 

 

African Opal and Turquoise Salwag Pucalet Adjustable Necklace Handmade by Kathy of KatsAllThat

 

 

Tropical Florida Flamingo Beach House Wall Clock, Original Art by Julie and Harry of Blue Morning Expressions

 

 

 

Chunky Eye of Shiva Shell and Orange Coral Beach Necklace with Sterling Silver Chain Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs

 

 

 

3D Sunflower Quilling Wall Art Decor Handmade by Abhilasha of PaperSimplicity

 

 

 

Colorful Enamel Swirl Earrings with Pastel Lampwork and Crystals Handmade by LInda of VictorianStyleTreasures

 

 

 

Blue Seed Bead Bracelet with Turtle Charm Handmade by Cathy of MorganJewelryDesign

 

 

 

Boho Purple Flower Clip On Earrings Handmade by Sharon of Blonde Peach Jewelry

 

 

 

Glossy Lime Green Lampwork Glass Beads with Silver Handmade by Charlotte of Covergirlbeads

 

 

 

Ocean Jasper Gemstone and Sterling Silver Pendant on a Black Leather Cord Handmade by Diane of DianesDangles Jewelry

 

 

 

Blue/Green Jasper Donut Silver Wire Wrapped Pendant with Aqua Glass Bead Handmade by Jacki of Christie Cottage

 

 

 

Celtic Eternal Knot Earring with Jasper, Amethyst and Carnelian Handmade by Mary of PrettyGonzo

 

 

 

Navy Blue with White Trim Crocheted Infant Romper Sunsuit w/ Matching Sandals, 3-6 months, Handmade by Pamela of MagdaleneKnits

 

 

 

"Shadow Dancers" Florida Beach Path Scene Watercolor Print, 11 x 15, Handmade by Roxanne of watercolorsNmore

 

 

 

Peach Czech Glass Nautilus and Crystal Ocean Inspired Summer Earrings Handmade by Kathy of KatsAllThat

 

 

 

Just Beachy Beach Scene Pillow Case for Home / Sunroom Decor, Designed by Julie and Harry of Blue Morning Expressions

 

 

 

Pewter Sunrise and Surf Summer Sun Beach Earrings with Swarovski Crystals Handmade by Catherine of Shadow Dog Designs

 

 

 

I hope you enjoyed each and every one of these unique handmade creations, any perfect for summer wear or summer decor.  If you would like to make my day and the day of the talented artists featured, please leave a blog comment.  And any promotion you can do will be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

 

 

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Thanks

Thanks for hosting and this nice promotion of our Summer/Beachy items.

Thank you

Thank you, Catherine, for taking the time to put together this great collection of summer beauties. Shared.
Treats to Seamus from the gang.
Cathy

Summer Fun Blog

Thanks Catherine! What a fun way to start the Summer season with some great gift ideas!
Thanks also for all you do promoting so many artisans!

Thanks

Tweeted all and the post too

Thanks. I appreciate the promotion

Merci Beaucoup, Catherine, for This Lovely Summer Collection!

So many amazing beauties in this generous collection of handmade gift ideas for the summer! Major thanks for including my Celtic triad dangle earrings and my Garden Mother Goddess leather necklace!

Will be sharing everything on my Handmade Favorites board at Pinterest, and will be doing tweeting too. Best wishes and happy sales!

Lovely collection of summer

Lovely collection of summer fun items, thank you for adding my jewelry items. Will share.

Love Summer !

Though I am in winter but this collection definitely heats things up. Thanks for putting summer collection as there is plenty of variety to choose from..

Thanks, everyone!

Thanks, everyone, for the comments and the promo. Have tweeted and pinned everyone, plus shared the blog link with as many social media sites I could. Hope it brings in some sales (:

Summer Collection

Hello Catherine, thank you so much for including my dragonfly necklace and purple flower earrings in your wonderful summer blog post! I have shared each item and will now share your post.

Thank you Catherine

Beautiful selection of Summer goodies. Thank you for including my earrings.

I have shared the post on Twitter, Pinterest, and Facebook.

I have shared each item on two different boards on Pinterest.

Summer Fun

Great blog post, Catherine! Thank you so much for including my flamingo clock and Just Beachy pillow. Have shared everyone everywhere around the world. Hope the summer doesn't get too hot for you, and that Seamus enjoys cool shade where he can overlook his kingdom. He deserves to be on the iron throne. Cheers from lazy Harry and his peeps.

Hot Fun in the Summertime!!

I used to love that song. Thank you so much Catherine for the promotion and for including my African Opal and Turquoise Salwag necklace. Everything here is just lovely and a great step in to the summer months.

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