Art Is A Treasured Part Of Home And Living

Contributor post by Alicia of AliciasFindings

Etsy has many categories from which to search for that perfect item! The two I am going to focus on now are: Home and Living and Art. The team is full of artists of all types,  but these categories are just breathtaking and unique!

Come take a journey with me!

Rachel Palmer of 910woolgathering states:

My grand mother used to crochet pot holders. Hers were unfortunately made from acrylic yarn and sadly melted. I create mine from wool yarns, which will not melt or flame up. The are also machine washable on cold, lay flat to dry, so are easy to care for, and will be long lasting.


Barbara of SalentoFeltShop explains:

Cartapesta Leccese is the ancient art used in Salento (last land of Italy) to make religious statues, but not only. I love to make wonderful roses with this simple material! Every detail is hand cut and molded with passion and care!


Kelly of ColourscapeStudios says:

A homely touch for the walls, our home doesn’t run unless we’re fueled up in the morning with the sweet taste of coffee!


Lia Russo of Ghirlandiamo mentions:

I do love magnolia leaves (either fresh and dried ones), so I often use them for my creations.
Even leaves are already dried, they go on slightly modifying, as time goes by and they constantly take new shapes.
So you have a “living” decor at your home!


Hopefully you learned something new or found something you must have for your Home!


Contributor post by Megha of byTheArtBug

Here are some beautiful Wedding Items from the Christmas In July team.

Elizabeth Wellburn from ElizabethLovesGlass says

This purse was given to my mother in the 1960s as an evening bag and she hardly used it. It was a gift from her brother who had visited Japan. I remember being a child in awe of it’s exotic beauty. With it’s delicate pearl-like beads it is a perfect wedding accessory. I have looked after it for many years, but it’s time for it to find a new home.


Carolyn Eady from SproutsPressDesigns says

I started making wedding guest books for friends, matching the covers to the wedding colours. After a while of doing this, I asked myself ‘why not make these available on Etsy?’ I decided to list neutral and popular colours of journals on Etsy, with the option to request a custom book to match specific wedding colours. This way, memories of the special day which can be cherished for years to come!

An interesting fact about the florentine book, which I should probably mention, is that it was featured (as was I) in a recently published book, “The Little Book of Book Making” by Charlotte Rivers.


Susan from SSFDesigns says

Pure and simple! I love vintage so I designed this 1920’s wedding dress . I can see it being worn in a vintage mansion, a garden wedding or even a beach wedding . The hat was made from a vintage straw hat , I used the cap for the base of the hat then added some ribbon and beads . It was a lot of fun to make.

1920s Flapper style old Hollywood look tunic dress , for wedding or party sheer white fabric in different textures

Barbara from SALENTOFELTSHOP says

A special original and nice wedding favor! Bride and groom bear finger puppets! I love them, I made it for the wedding of a friend of mine and they were very lovely! They are very original and every detail is hand cut and stitched with passion and care!

Finger puppets wedding felt favor