Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Where To Find Makers-On-Hudson This Weekend

Summer Splendor On the Lake and River

Felted Wool Painting of a River Marsh
Wet Felted Painting of a River Marsh by HuzzahHandmade


This weekend, three of our members will be enjoying the summer breezes near the water. Hester, of Hester's Studio, will be venturing up to the lovely city of Hudson to take part in their first Annual Hudson Summerfest, in Henry Hudson Riverfront Park on Saturday. Not only will there be a crafts tent, but music, food, local authors and much more.

Ceramic Serving Tray, Rustic Serving Tray, Serving Platter, Appetizer Tray, Housewarming Gift, Serving Tray with Leather Handles
Ceramic Serving Tray with Leather Handles by Hester's Studio

Down-river a bit, you'll find Sue, of Digilio Designs, in a equally idyllic location at Garrison Landing on the Hudson for the Garrison Riverside Art and Craft Fair. This show is in its 48th year and runs both Saturday and Sunday. 

Owl - Soft Sculpture - Unique Art Owl - Soft Sculpture Owl - Handmade Owl - Bespoke Owl - Gift for Owl Lover - Woodland Creature - OOAK
Owl Soft Sculpture by Digilio Designs

Finally, if lakes are more to your liking, then Cooperstown might be your ideal destination. Kathryn, of HuzzahHandmade, will be participating in Art by the Lake, sponsored by the Fennimore Museum, on their expansive front lawn on Ostego Lake in historic Cooperstown NY. This show will be on Saturday, and features many fine artists, great food, music and local craft brews. 

Please join our members for a delightful weekend celebration of summer in all it's splendor.
 

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Where To Find Makers On Hudson This Weekend

Susan Digilio: Artist of the Month

 

Sheep Art Print - Giclee Print - Farm Animal Art - Sheep Illustration - Folk Art Painting - Gift for Her - Wall Decor - Original Acrylic Art


This Saturday at ReMADE Handmade Boutique, 133 Main Street, Beacon NY, you will have the opportunity to meet one of our long time, very gifted members, Sue of DigilioDesigns. You are probably familiar with some of Sue's work from this blog and from seeing her beautiful things at local shows, but this time, she will be presenting the original art that inspired many of her designs. You'll enjoy being able to linger over these one-of-a-kind pieces, discovering all the details. Sue even uses gold leaf and mica, as well as beeswax, in some of her original work! 

Giclee Art Print of Blue Bird - Collage- Illustration - Bird - Wall Decor - Gift for Music Teacher - Wall Art - Bird Art - Woodland Art

The show opens on Saturday, August 12 from 6 - 8PM, and runs for the rest of the month. It's also Second Saturday in Beacon, so there will be lots to explore. This would be the perfect time to take a trip to Beacon, enjoy a glass of wine, some conversation and grab the opportunity to own one of Sue's originals. Here's a link to the shop: ReMADE

 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Where to Find Our Makers This Weekend

Our super busy Sarah Omura of

sohandmade 


Will be vending her lovely items at the Hudson River Exchange on the riverside in Hudson, NY

This Friday and Saturday.




Go and peruse her gorgeous selection of Eco-friendly toys.







First Birthday Crown, Party Crown, Gift for a one year old, Pink birthday Crown, personalized Birthday crown, 1st Birthday Crown 


I love this personalized birthday crown, what a sweet new baby gift!

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Where To Find Makers on Hudson This Weekend

Ladies and Gentlemen, Come One, Come All

Leather Goblin Mask, Black Bronze Gold Leather Imp Goblin Masquerade Mask Renaissance Fair Leather Mask
Leather Goblin Mask by Dara Gallery
To The New York Capitol District Renaissance Festival.  The apple orchards and strawberry fields of Altamont Farms have once again been transformed into The Royal Village of Appleton for your pleasure. Knights, ladies, minstrals, and probably a few rogues as well, populate the village. Upon entering, you'll enjoy games, food, and of course vendors of all sorts of wondrous goods.

Purple Masquerade Mask, Purple and Gold Paisley Brocade and Paper Mache Masquerade Ball Mask
Purple, Paisley Masquerade Mask by Dara Gallery

Who better to represent Makers on Hudson at this event then our own Dara, of Dara Gallery? She brings her array of beautiful handmade masks, eye patches and hair accessories that are just what you require to complete your period attire, or embellish that unique outfit. The festival lasts the entire weekend, so choose the perfect day to enjoy time-traveling to a distant era to create you own fairy tale.


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Where To Find Makers-on-Hudson This Weekend



From Farm to Gallery: Two Unique Events


Organic Full Leaf Tea - Trio Gold Tea Tins Set - Tea Lovers Gift - Tea - Tea Gift  / Favors / Bridesmaids Gift / Set of 3
Organic Full Leaf Tea Trio by BeauTea Studio

This weekend as the days lengthen and the warm breezes prevail, our makers will be participating in two diverse events. On Saturday, at the estate at Madava Farms, BeauTeaStudio will bring their glorious assortment of full leaf organic teas, hand-crafted botanical skincare, soy candles and vintage teaware to the HV Market at Crown Maple. Beau Tea's products are a delight for the senses, so stop by to indulge. 

Next stop, Catskill, N.Y. Two makers will be taking part in the Summer Salon. The opening reception is June 3rd from 5-7PM, but the Salon runs through July 22, so you'll have many opportunities to attend (or return) until then. 
Included in the show are the exquisite masks by Dara, of Dara Gallery. Each mask is completely designed and handmade by the artist.

Hummingbird Mask, MADE TO ORDER Paper Mache and Feather Hummingbird Bird Masquerade Mask
Hummingbird Mask by Dara Gallery
 Also included in the Summer Salon is Kathryn of HuzzahHandmade. Several of her wet felted pieces will be on display. The Center is right on the main street of this quaint village and there's lots to do and places to eat. Why not make a day of it, and stop by the opening in the evening? 

Felted Wool Painting Scottish Cottage
Scottish Cottage on the Moor by HuzzahHandmade



Thursday, May 25, 2017

Where to Find Makers-on-Hudson Memorial Weekend

Sharon springs is a lovely old fashioned little village nestled in upstate NY in Schoharie County. 

This weekend our Sarah Omura of SO Handmade will be participating in the:


Phoenicia Flea Garden Party

http://phoeniciaflea.com/

Sarah will be there with her wonderful assortment of eco friendly toys for pretend play.

Organic TOY CAR ROLL hot wheels cars toy car storage kids gifts stocking stuffer kids toys gifts for boys travel toys gifts under 25

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For that special little man in your life, this car roll will be a welcomed way to organize his prized car collection.



Girls Travel Toys, Organic Playmat, Montessori Play, Girls Play Mat, Girls Quiet Toys, Waldorf Playmat, Eco-Friendly Playmat, Quiet Play
girls-travel-toys-organic-playmat

This Magic Garden play mat will probably go everywhere with her.


Sarah always has a wonderful selection of unique play items for active imaginations,
if you can't make it to Sharon Springs please check out her Etsy shop.
SOhandmade.etsy.com

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Where To Find Makers-On-Hudson This Weekend




 Strolling, Sipping, and Shopping

This weekend is packed with very special and diverse events for Makers-on-Hudson throughout the Hudson River Valley.


Girls Mermaid Bag, Organic Toddler Bag, Girls Mermaid Gift, Mermaid Purse, Little Girls Purse, Toddler Gift, Small Organic Bag Toddler Purse
Mermaid Bag by SOHandmade

On Saturday, why not take a walk across the beautiful Walkway Over the Hudson? The Hudson Valley Art Market will be presenting Make Her Day, a lovely selection of "artists and artisans, musings and musicians, sippings and samplings in addition to multi-generational Make-Your-Own gifts in order to truly Make-Her Day!" Sarah, of SO Handmade, will be there from 11 - 4. If walking across the river is not your thing, then just stop by for a leisurely stroll around the market and get your Mother's Day shopping done.

Wet Felted Painting, Iona Island, Hudson River

Kathryn, of HuzzahHandmade, is the Artist of the Month, at ReMADE, in Beacon, N.Y. Kathryn's felted wool paintings will be featured for a month beginning this Saturday. She will be on-hand for the opening from 6 - 8PM. Please stop by to share a glass of wine, some refreshments, and to see her new work.  ReMADE is a little gem of a shop that includes only handmade, locally sourced work.  It's Second Saturday in Beacon so there will be lots to do and see.

Ceramic Serving Bowl, Ceramic Bowl, Rustic Pottery, Ceramic Fruit Bowl, Scalloped Serving Bowl,Scalloped Serving Bowl in blue, Wedding Gift
Ceramic Platter by Hester's Studio

For your next stop this weekend, also in Beacon at the Howland Cultural Center, please meet Hester, of Hester's Studio, who will be bringing her hand-built ceramics to Mid Hudson Etsy Makers Pop Up Market. 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The first weekend in May is a very busy one for Makers-on-Hudson.

On Saturday and Sunday Sarah Omura of
SO HANDMADE
will be in Hudson, NY at
The Basilica Farm and Flea
basilicahudson

With her lovely selection of organic playmats, crowns, books and all sorts of sweetly designed items to keep your little ones occupied.
Girls Sewing Kit, Kids sewing pouch, craft kit, sewing gift, travel sewing kit, Learn to sew, my first sewing kit, gift for a girl,
girls-sewing-kit-kids-sewing-pouch-craft

I know that she created this for a young curious sewer, but I need one for my travel bag.



On Saturday Erica Everette of
Curious Vintage Shoppe
Will be in Croton-on-Hudson, NY at
The Mother's Day Artisan Fair
North East Etsy Artists

On Sunday this busy artisan will be in
Hastings-on-Hudson for the
Hastings Spring Thing

She has a beautiful line of jewelry created from vintage postage stamps. Earrings and pendants with gorgeous colors and interesting histories.
1969 United States Stamp - Plant for more beautiful streets - Postage Stamp Jewelry - Vintage Postage Stamp Earrings - Antique Bronze Finish
1969-united-states-stamp-earrings


Hester Thomas of
 HESTER' Studio
Will be in Beacon, NY at the
Self Made Market
selfmademakers

Hester has been very busy creating many new ceramics for this event.
Stop by her booth to choose from a wonderful selection of cheese trays, planters, pendants, mugs, bowls........

Ceramic Serving Tray, Rustic Serving Tray, Serving Tray with Handles, Housewarming Gift, Appetizer Tray, Serving Platter
ceramic-serving-tray 

Plenty to see and do this weekend in the beautiful Hudson River Valley.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Where To Find Makers-On-Hudson This Weekend




Jumpstart Your Spring Shopping

 
Mother & 2 Daughters Necklace Set - Mother's Day Gift - Mothers Day - Heart Pendants Set - Copper and Pink - Gift for Mom - Mothers Necklace
Mother and Daughters Pendant set by YvonneLaubeDesigns


This weekend two of our makers will be participating in local Hudson Valley events. Yvonne, of Yvonne Laube Designs, will be included in the Dutchess Handmade Pop Up Shop, in Poughkeepsie. The shop will be open for your Spring and Mother's Day shopping through May 20. Look at the cute carved wood and copper necklace sets for mom and daughters. Yvonne can customize them for you, too.


Organic Mermaid bag, Toddler Purse, Toddler Gift, Little Girl Gift, Gift under 30, Kids gift, Girls Gift, Easter Gift, Stocking Stuffer,
Organic Mermaid Bag, by SOHandmade


Sarah, of SO Handmade, will be up in the capitol city of Albany on Saturday and Sunday for the Half Moon Market. What little mermaid wouldn't love this adorable cross-body bag on organic fabric? Sarah designs and hand silkscreens  her children's products on Eco-Friendly fabrics.

These two events will nicely round out your weekend activities, and you can revisit the Mother's Day Pop-up again and again to check on new items added weekly. 

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Where to Find Makers-on-Hudson

Vintage stamps are fascinating tiny little pieces of art 
that have many stories to tell.
Our Makers-on-Hudson member Erica Everett has given new life
and purpose to these tiny travelers. 

She will be displaying her selection of jewelry created from 
vintage stamps at the 
this coming Sunday, April 9th.



Look for these gorgeous springtime Japanese Cherry Blossom earrings.


Cherry Blossoms - 1962 Japanese Stamp-Postage Stamp Jewelry - Vintage Postage Stamp Earrings - French Clip Earrings in Antique Bronze Finish




Or a delightfully spring green Swiss postage stamp pendant featuring a Astronomical Clock.







 There are many more little travelers to pick from in Ericka's Etsy Shop.


But better yet, get out this Sunday and stop by Ericka's booth at the Nyack Street Fair.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Where to Find Makers-on-Hudson

The Cutting Edge


Deer Print for Nursery // Woodland Art for Baby's Room // Papercut Watercolor Print for Boy's Room // Baby Shower Gift // Blue and White Art
Woodland Print Deer Paper Cut by TinyLittleNest

Have you ever admired those beautiful and delicate paper snowflakes that seem so intricate that they must be next to impossible to create? Paper cutting arts appear worldwide, including the finely crafted designs created by the Pennsylvania Dutch craft called Fraktur.

On April 1, from 2 - 3PM, you can enjoy an introductory workshop with our member Yvonne, of Tiny Little Nest, at The Pine Plains Free Library. Yvonne will take you through a brief history of the craft and get you on your way to learning this intricate technique. What a lovely way to spend an afternoon! Plus, you will leave with your own creation. The workshop is free for ages 15 and older, but space is limited, so register soon.



Thursday, March 23, 2017

Where to Find Makers On Hudson

A Wrinkle in Time

 



"Celebrating inventiveness, imagination and innovation; showcasing wearable artwork powered by the imagination of art and science" is how the d'Art Center in Norfolk Virginia describes their current show entitled The Time Machine. The show is part of the Wearable Arts Festival running from March 14 - April 29 in three locations throughout the city. Kathryn, of Huzzah! Unique, Handmade Wearables , has three of her wearable art, nuno felted shawls featured in the show. Two painters were inspiration for her work: Van Gogh and O'Keefe. If you are traveling to the area, you could add a stop to see all the wearable art inspired by both Art and Science to your itinerary.
 



















Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Where to Find Makers on Hudson this Weekend

 This Saturday promises to have one of the nicest family activities 
in the Hudson Valley.

The Hudson Valley Farm and Flea
at the 
Motorcyclopedia in Newburgh, NY

A selection of local vendors will be showcasing and selling their Made-in America
and locally crafted and or grown in the Hudson River Valley products.

There will be three of our Makers-on-Hudson members at this venue.


 HUZZAH HANDMADE

Kathryn Hunter Luciana will be there with her beautiful line of
wearable art.

This capelet will be the perfect accessory for your spring time outfit. I love these colors!



Also her newest line of wet felted wool paintings that will be perfect
for brightening up any wall in your house.








SO HANDMADE

Sarah Omura will bring her line of Eco-friendly toys for pretend play.
Her Train Playmat is a welcome addition to any playroom.





Personally, I'm a big fan of her Crayon Roll. A perfect item to bring for quiet play anywhere!








 BEYOND THE PICKET FENCE


Gwen Neucall and her fabulous selection of soaps
and body pampering lotions and scrubs will also be found there.


Hand and Body Cream with Pachouli is a lovely treat for your skin.


modern-hippie-hand-cream-patchouli



With it's soft green color this citrus clove soap bar is perfect for
spring and it's fresh citrus scent will be a delight.



citrus-clove-soap-bar-grapefruit




Early spring is too soon for many outdoor events, so come to the Motorcyclopedia this Saturday, March 25th for the Hudson Valley Farm and Flea.
Make reservations for the delicious Breakfast!


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