Friday, September 6, 2013

A Splash of Color on The CraftStar

Color Color Everywhere!

Even though the seasons are changing and we'll soon be moving into the darker part of the year ... don't leave the color behind!  Colors are a GREAT accent for your fashion, for your home, for your friends.  Bright, lovely and lively - color can't help but bring a smile to your face!

Here are some colorful gift ideas from The CraftStar!

Vintage Colorful Peacock Handmade Pillow Slip 16x16

Handmade pillow covers have come to Whimsy!! These exquisite covers are handmade by my mother, a wonderful seamstress of over 50 years. They have reinforced corners, perfect envelope style backing, made from a 7 oz cotton canvas. The images are applied via professional grade heat transfer.

Vintage Woven Sewing Basket colorful

Beautiful woven basket measures 14 1/4 inches x 9 inches and is 6 inches tall. Handles stand about 6 1/4 inches from top of basket.  The basket has gorgeous woven vinyl lacing and woven wooden slats.  It's in fabulous conditon

Gazing Ball, Garden Art with Dragonfly

Beautiful, colorful gazing ball to enchant any garden. No two are alike! Created of stained glass, glass bits, broken china, and found objects. I also take special orders for these pieces. The stand is not included in the sale, but I am on the lookout for a metal worker to fabricate stands for these. They will look wonderful on any manufactured gazing ball stand, or settled right on the ground. The stand pictured is a candle holder turned upside down. My work has shown in the Gazen Gallery in Rhinebeck, NY, and sells in boutiques local to the Hudson Valley area. Ships within 24 hours of cleared payment, unless otherwise notified. I will consider international shipping, please inquire. 

Scrabble Pendant - Scrabble Tile Jewelry - Tree of Life Seasons Series - 348 - Colorful Existance - with Decorative MATCHBOX gift box

The size of each pendant is approximately 0.75 X 0.83 in. Each laser printed image is attached to a wooden scrabble game tile and sealed with a non-yellowing shiny dome finish that brings out the details of the image and a silver plated bail is attached to the back.  Game piece letters on the back are random.  **FREE 24" ball chain necklace included. These make wonderful gifts, wedding or birthday favors, have a custom one made for your Mom or your favorite valentine!

Baby and Toddler Bibs Handmade

Quality cotton fabric and a layer of fleece combined in a decorative stitch with velcro closing on the side is a useful item in your diaper bag.  Bib measures: 9 inches from neck to bottom, 10 inches wide

Purple, Blue, Pink Scappy Multi-Colored Chair Rail Rag Quilt

60 x 60.  This collection of fabrics comes together to make a fantastic one of a kind scrappy quilt. This quilt is a scrappy Multi-Colored Chair Rail Style Rag Quilt that is full of color and will appeal to so many tastes with the adorable pokadots, plaids, solids and floral patterns. This casual quilt is a great year round blanket and will be loved by all ages.

Madagascan Sunset Moth Pendant, Real Butterfly Jewelry

This is a Real Butterfly Wing Pendant of the species Chrysiridia rhipheus more commonly known as the Madagascan Sunset Moth. This is a bottom wing (hindwing) and I soldered the wing smooth and added droplets of solder around the wing. I put a dark finish on it and polished it to a high shine with finishing wax to seal it. It measures 5cm x 3cm.

50 Pc 16mm Wide Flattened Frosted Flower Beads

These lightweight acrylic flower beads measure approx 16mm across, and 4mm high. They can be stacked in pretty combinations and also used as caps with other beads.

Mother of Pearl and Silver Coral Pendant Necklace

This necklace has colorful mother of pearl drops and bright silver chain featuring a 2.5" mother of pearl and silver coral motif pendant. This necklace is all about fun and summertime! Wear it all year round and keep your beach memories with you. Necklace is 18" long with a simple toggle clasp.

Twirlz - Neon Dog Collar

Twirlz's Colors are: neon magenta, neon orange, aqua.  HAND MADE IN THE U.S.A.  Using solid color neon grosgrain.  All collars length adjustable.  Satin liner to eliminate/reduce hair matting and comfort (a must for show dogs!).  Solid brass hardware (both in natural gold tone and silver tone nickle plate).  Hardware that is specifically created for pet safety.  Welded stainless steel or solid no seam brass d-rings.  Customization available upon request - associated fee may be required

Circle Scarf Stylish Accessory

If you need a pop of color to add to your outfit, this is the perfect circle scarf to add to your collection.  This silky soft polyester plaid scarf is 28 inches round, 10 inches wide, just perfect to show off the colors, but not too bulky and overbearing.  Color combination: Red, green, brown, yellow, orange, pink , lilac, the rainbow is represented in this fabric.Your purchase will be gift wrapped.

Multi Colored Fused Glass Bowl DLC Glass Studio LLC

This fused glass bowl has so many colors in it!!  Reds and yellows, pinks, oranges, blues and greens, so much color for the eye to see.  This vibrant and cheerful multicolored bowl will bring just the right amount of color to your table. Use it as a serving dish, a fruit bowl, a part of your room decor or give it as a hostess gift.  A true one of a kind, this confetti bowl is crafted completely by hand. It is heavy, durable and food safe. Approximately 9 1/2" x 2"

Sparkling Dust with Glow in the Dark Star

This miniature glass bottle pendant has glitter inside, and attached glow in the dark star.  Bottle is 15mm X 32mm tall.  Comes with 24" silver plated ball chain.  Glitter is available in orange, pink, blue, green, yellow and white. Please advise of the color you would like.

Lavender and Purple Sparkly Striped Hat Beanie Cloche Hand Knit

Soft and simple, this colorful cloche style hat features a flirty peekaboo edge and a lacy series of holes just big enough for a matching cotton ribbon. The ribbon can be replaced with another or removed entirely -- your choice!  Yarns include wool, polyester, and acrylic. There's a bit of sparkly yarn and some fuzzier lavender yarn in some rows, just to liven things up. The hat measures about 24" around and there's enough stretch that it should fit a head that's a little larger than that, too.

3 Sample Rolls of Deco Tape

Such a pretty tape and perfect for all crafting needs! Great for scrapbooking, clothespins decoarating, making your boxes pretty etc . . . - 3 small sample rolls of decorative deco tape If you have any questions or comments please let me know, I would love to hear from you.

Bold and Beautiful Quilt

A very bright and pretty quilt. The colors consist of gold, yellow, pink, red, green and black. The outside border is a paisley print which are also in the smaller blocks on the quilt. The quilt backing was done in the large floral with a black backgroud fabric which are in the larger quilt blocks on the front. This is a beautiful patchwork quilt that will look great on a wall or as a throw.

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