Wonderful Handmade Hearts Day gifts for her


I hardly ever have time to really write on this here blog, but felt the need to share some cool finds just in time for Valentine’s Day. Handmade gifts are a welcome change from an emergency trip to the mall on your lunch hour ( hear this guys!) and you will be giving a gift that will really speak from the heart!

Jewelry is always a popular option and you can’t go wrong with this fantastic heart necklace from BluKatDesign on Etsy. I love the texture and color of this one!


Maybe she loves to be pampered; a fun gift would be some hand made soap from the talented SunbasilGarden; they look good enough to eat!

soap set

Scarves are always a hit and one size fits all. ForgottenCotton is my fave place for handmade, quality scarves. I am loving this pink!


Keep mom in mind this Valentine’s Day too! She would love a ring or rings with the kiddos names and her anniversary date on them. You can find these in my shop, beadsoul,on Etsy.

kids rings

If I have  a moment, I hope to share more handmade gifts for Valentine’s Day here soon!


Father’s Day Gift Guide


It has been ages since I posted here; it is a busy time of year for handmade; Mother’s and Father’s Day, Graduation and Weddings… whew!

I did want to share some fun handmade items I found on Etsy; you can be certain that no matter how busy I am, there is a way for me to troll for cool handmade items 🙂                                                 

This tee from Scatterbrain Tees on Etsy would be perfect for the hip Dad who has everything. This shop is too cool for words and has a great selection of items for Dad!    

Abe Lincoln Tee

What a great gift for the hip Dad!













Horse Sculpture

This sculpture would be a great gift for the arty Dad who loves mid-century, modern decor.


Look at the amazing sculpture from Cool Stuff Art Gallery– Christine makes such cool, mid-century inspired art. What Dad wouldn’t love an original piece such as this?  











Now here is a great gift for the practical Dad; a handmade writing pen by DesignerPens on Etsy. Randy makes incredible pens using woods and acrylics.

Curly Oxhorn Wood Pen

Handmade Pen for the Practical Dad









Maybe you have a Dad who loves to look put-together and puts a lot of thought into his wardrobe; the dapper Dad. Here is a tie-tack that will add a perfect touch to his look.   

Best Dad Ever Tie Tack

The Dapper Dad will love dressing up his outfit with this tie-tack/lapel pin












I hope that these fun, handmade items have given you some inspiration- I intend to show some more finds soon.

More Mom’s Day Awesomeness!


I had so much fun showing off some of the cool, handmade Etsy finds that I had found for Mother’s day; I had to show you all some more! 

First off, I had to share these fun earrings with you; they are made by artisan Melissa Creamer of chrysalisjewelrytx I love that they are not perfectly matched beads and are truly unique and playful. Your fun-loving Mom would love these!                                                  


Lampwork Earrings

Lampwork Glass Bead Dangle Chainmaille Earrings a fun one-of-a-kind gift for a fun-loving Mom!


















Look at the next fun item I discovered; a pretty chevron pouch by LaBelleMadeleine I love chevron, love pastel colors, and don’t get me started about handmade! A perfect gift for the Mom who loves style and has a practical side too!


A cute and fun pouch for makeup, cash, or whatever your fashionable and fun Mom can come up with!











Look at these amazing potholders from KraftyGrannysHome! These are almost too beautiful to use, but the Mom who loves to cook will break down and use these when she sees how well-made they are; I gave some to my Mom for Christmas last year and she loves them!                                                                                                                             


Amazing Potholder

Purple and Pink Quilted Potholders – Set of 2 a great gift for the Mom who loves a beautiful kitchen!










A personalized gift is always a fun way to tell Mom you love her; how about a ring with the kid’s names or her favorite inspirational words? Here are rings with birthstones too.

Mommy Rings

A personalized gift for Mom; rings hand stamped with the names of her children!

I hope you have found a bit of inspiration with these handmade pieces; I think any or all would make Mom’s day.