Category: handmade baskets

Waiting on a Friend….

So I’ve been on Etsy since 2015. My shop is one of their more successful shops if I say so myself. The reason I know this is that when you searched handmade baskets, or handwoven baskets, my items came up on the first page.… Continue Reading “Waiting on a Friend….”

A Little Introduction

I have quite a few new followers here so I thought I’d do a little introduction and update. Right now, I am a Basket Maker by trade. I left the world of business a few years ago to pursue my love of Basket Weaving… Continue Reading “A Little Introduction”

Summertime in CNY

green leafed trees

Wow!! This summer is really flying by. Here in Upstate NY we don’t get a very long summer so you have to take advantage of it. Half of the days are cloudy or rainy so it gives you actually a month or two of… Continue Reading “Summertime in CNY”

Patriotic Decor

It’s so easy to create a little Patriotic Vignette in your home. Start with a tray basket. First add some red checked napkins with some cute napkin rings. Next place it on a blue tablecloth or runner. Lastly add some little Red, White &… Continue Reading “Patriotic Decor”

Foraging and Harvesting Baskets

This time of year is busy for my Foraging and Harvesting Baskets. These are just the right size for gathering mushrooms, leaves, flowers or anything you like to pickup along the way. You can also use them to carry your every day items or… Continue Reading “Foraging and Harvesting Baskets”

New Basket Listings!!!!

This set of two cuties is now available here on my website. This set of Brightly colored baskets will be perfect to add some spring and summer color to your decor. Add them to your tier tray, or any small space that needs some… Continue Reading “New Basket Listings!!!!”

New Water-based Stains

I started finishing some of my baskets with a water-based stain. It’s easier on the nose and the environment. I still have the previous colors, but am experimenting for the winter. So far they are going over well and my customers are loving them.… Continue Reading “New Water-based Stains”

A New Idea

Some of the best ideas come directly from my customers. I had one ask me about making a bell. Well I didn’t see any patterns I liked so I just tried a freehand version. Here it is. At first , there wasn’t enough “flare”,… Continue Reading “A New Idea”

Upcoming Art Show

Calling all locals. I will be set up, weaving and selling at the The Keuka Art Festival. Hope to see you there!!! Check out their website. Link Below. ⬇️ http://keukaartsfestival.com/

Primitive Pumpkins

I make these guys every year just for a few months. I use beautiful hand felted wool from some exquisite Etsy Shops. I use some wire for the tendrils, and a cinnamon stick for the stem. They are stuffed with polyester beads and new… Continue Reading “Primitive Pumpkins”