Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – September – Susie Blair – Store – Urban Prairie Girl

This is a fantastic article about a really cool artist on Deadhead Art Alliance Team. Jen, captain of this awesome team wrote this blog post. She gives a lot to our community and we all love her so much! Thanks for taking a look.

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My name is Susie Blair, and I have been sewing all my life!  I am a one woman business located in Sebastopol, California. I was born in Eritrea, and have also lived in Kodiak, Alaska, and Venice Beach, CA.  I have been married for 29 years to Gary, who is a high school teacher, and I have an 19 year old daughter named Hannah, who is a competitive swing dancer, and a college student.

susieblair1 I am in Delhi and I seem to have grown the extra set of arms a crafter needs to do it all!

I have two shops currently, both on Etsy.  Urban Prairie Girl, which features handmade and custom fitted clothing, cloth napkins, dish towels, my ever popular pillowcases, and handmade curtains, all sewn up with Indian prints which I bring back every year from India.   I opened my first clothing shop because a friend…

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – MAY – Jenifer K. Liput Drumme – Store – PACIFICNWGLASS

This is a awesome blog post featuring Jenifer Liput Drumme. She is a very amazing young woman, and artist. Thanks for all you do Jen!

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Greetings and Salutations Family 

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I’m Jen as most of you know me, the ethereal being and creative mind who Founded the Deadhead Art Alliance team. Starter of many fun adventures in creation in this world; I’m Proud to be a glassblower, The female entrepreneur behind pacificnorthwestglassblowing.com PACIFICNWGLASS Deadhead Art Alliance and OceanBeachGlass on Etsy and Founder of the Grand Network of the ETSY TEAMS FELLOWSHIP SOCIETY,  I round this with working as a leader on the Working Artists Unite Team on Etsy and strive to promote and support over 5000 handmade and family artists worldwide. (It is my philanthropy through art.) IMG_1905  In my own glass arts I specialize in items that are eco friendly and are intriguing and useful in a simple and elegant way. I adore things of timeless beauty and heirloom items that can be collected and passed on from generation to generation and hold their value. …

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – April – Chelsy Harper – Store – Ocean Tide Creations

Love this blog post from Jen Captain of Deadhead Art Alliance team on Etsy. The blog post features Chelsy Harper from Ocean Tide Creations. Congratulations!

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My name is Chelsy Harper and I’m the lady who is responsible for Ocean Tide Creations store on Etsy. I’m a proud member of the Deadhead Art Alliance and I’m located in The Mountains of NorCal.

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iusa_75x75.23634761_f4mxOcean Tide Creations sells Big Sur Jade Pendants,  Big Sur Jade Wire Wraps, Hand Made Bags, Purses, Patches, and Hand Made Wood Burned Pictures with the purpose To pass along positive energy through art and creation

All of my jewelry is handmade and the stones I find myself. I found the Jade between 2009-2013 when I lived south of Big
Sur and then the pieces of jewelry you see are also Handmade by myself On the hill or on the road.
After hunting for years in Big Sur I took some of my best finds and turned them into one of a kind hand made jewelry. I drilled all the holes myself and…

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – March –Courtney – Store – HempHugs

An awesome post from Deadhead art alliance team featuring Courtney from Hemp Hugs.

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Hi My name is Courtney, I’m 24 and my shop is Hemp Hugs which I started as an Etsy shop in October 2010. 

I consider my boyfriend Rich a member of Hemp Hugs too – we’ve been together a little

over 8 years & he’s been a huge part of making our business happen!

I mostly make hemp jewelry and Rich did wire wraps for about 2 years

and just recently started blowing glass.

 

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I remember being young and inspired by my aunt had always been into arts & crafts. For as long as I remember, she was

always making things for my cousins and I.  She would use fabric paint on shoes,

dresses, hats, shirts,etc for us and I LOVED them. I used to go over her house all the

time & make stuff with her.  My favorite thing to do was make beaded jewelry with

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – February –Cherri and Frank – Store – HippyFranks

This is a awesome blog post from Jen captain of Deadhead Art Alliance Team on Etsy. The post is about a couple of fantastic handmade artists. Very interesting blog post.

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Hello!
We are Frank and Cherri, two aging nonconformist throwbacks of the
60’s.  Frank and I are proud members of the Deadhead Art Alliance on
Etsy.  We are two avid gypsies traveling up and down the U.S. west coast
in our RV along with our two dogs Gaia and Gandhi.

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We are proud to have two Etsy Shops.  Barefoot Garb is more of a fun
girlie festival fashion shop, which is filled with brightly colored hoop
dance costumes.  We are working on expanding our line here, so that you
can find a complete festie costume for both mommy and baby.

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Hippy Franks has more of an earthy comfy vibe.  We really try to offer more
options in this shop for the fellas with vegan rasta tam’s, cotton wide
leg pants…

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – January –Selena Gribbin Barefoot – Store – aRecurringDream

A really great life story of this artist Selena from Jen captain of Deadhead Art Alliance Team on Etsy.

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Hello! My name is Selena and my shop is ‘a recurring dream‘. I am

a stay at home mom living in the suburbs of Pittsburgh with my husband and our

two children.

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My shop takes materials that are unwanted from my local

community and I have been making quality home goods and accessories,

and started adding clothing this year.

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As a young woman, I had sewn patchwork dresses, skirts, bags, purses,

etc for many years that I would vend at local concert lots and festivals.

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In my mid 20’s I wanted to move to the city and started working for a

young restaurant group. I grew into adulthood along side an innovative

and maturing local restaurant group that emphasized the importance of

farm to table food, craft beer and spirits, and embracing and utilizing

the individuality of each of its employees to its…

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – December – Julie Burkett – Store – Baked Alaskan Designs

This is a blog post from Jen captain of Deadhead Art Alliance Team on Etsy. I really enjoyed reading Julie Burkett’s story and seeing all the fun pictures…

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dhaajuliebannerWho am I?   Julie  ( not at all tempted to use sarcasm)  Burkett.

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I’m a free form and traditional style bead artist whose life and home is the

Goldstream Valley in the heart of the Interior of Alaska.

I am a wife,

mother of 6 and co­-owner / creator at Baked Alaskan Designs on

Etsy.  I am an active member of the Deadhead Art Alliance team and a leader on the

Working Artists Promotion team on Etsy.  I create Grateful Dead inspired Steal Your Face barrettes

and keychains as well as intricately beaded mandala hair barrettes and

other accessories out of very small beads.

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My shops philosophy…

I can’t make you think,

but I can craft things that allow you to feel beauty and

that which lies within.

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dhaajulie10My creative process usually begins with a color palette that strikes my fancy,

for instance I’ve made 3 barrettes based…

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Artisans of Beauty

‘Artisans of Beauty’ by thunderrose

This is a collection of art from The Artisans of Beauty Team . There are so many wonderful artists on this team. This is just a few of the many beautiful pieces to choose from. Have a beautiful day!


Quilted Table Topper Table R…

$26

Earrings Red Poppy Brecciate…

$9.99

Knitting hat “Darling&q…

$25

Heavens Balcony Pillow Cover…

$65

Rock crystal gemstone neckla…

$45

Pure Rose oil- Undiluted Ros…

$15.2

Dangle Earrings Red Black Sw…

$15

No Sugar added FUDGE. Chocol…

$24.99

Heaven and Earth Wrap

$48

2015 PARROT SEQUIN CALENDAR …

$22

Matte Agate Bracelet, Matte …

$27

Hand Painted Fascia Pink Cak…

$21

Blue Purple and Lime Green F…

$40

Print of artwork (The Nemean…

$16

GEMSTONE AAA peach/apricot …

$98

Cell phone charm Chakra ston…

$29

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This is a few pieces that I love. Each piece of art has a special quality. Each one would make a perfect gift for a dear friend or family member.

Just click on any picture and it will take you to the store where you can see even more of the artists work.

Thanks for stopping by!

Blessings!

Debbie

ETSY TEAMS FELLOWSHIP SOCIETY TEAM OF THE MONTH – December – DEADHEAD ART ALLIANCE

Etsyverse team of the month written by Captain Jen. Just reblogging the love!

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Introducing Deadhead Art Alliance

Crafts by Deadheads, Lot Rats, Swilly mamas, live music lovers, nomads and crafting tour kids. Sharing our way of life through love and art.

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You can find us From the lots of the dead shows to the far reaching ends of the universe, We are a group of artists that have seen the love of the family in one anothers art, and as independent artisans, family businesses and artists have come together as a team to promote our artistic creations. We take great pride in handmade, and We hope you take the time to get to know each individual artist, every one with their own story, and their own heart.

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DHAA is lead by a group of 13 – A magical number, and comprised of leaders from around the globe and the different hot spots for our deadhead community as to provide a well rounded and…

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Deadhead Art Alliance Artist of the Month – November – Ivy Starshine – Store – Starshine Beads

This is a fantastic blog post from Jen captain of Deadhead Art Alliance team about a fellow artist and friend Ivy Starshine.

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I’m Ivy and I’m located in beautiful, sunny Mesa, Arizona! My shops are Starshine Beads and Southwest Soaps!

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I create one of a kind handmade jewelry from semi-precious stones, crystals and metals in one store and I create vegan, detergent free, sodium laurel sulfate free handmade soaps. The philosophy for both of my shops is to create high quality handmade items at the lowest price for my customers and I’m proud to say I belong to the Deadhead Art Alliance as well as the Working Artists Promotion Team.

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My creative process always starts with inspiration, usually from the stones themselves, either a beautiful focal bead or pendant or the beads themselves.  I’m a Graduate Gemologist and Jeweler for over thirty five years and my first loves are stones and designing, so it’s usually some really unique stones or focal beads or pendants that set my imagination going.  I make all…

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