Sunday, 28 November 2010

Christmas Craft Friday (Well Sunday!!)

There has been a bit of a delay on me featuring this weeks designers, so apoligies!!I have now turned this week into Christmas Craft Sunday!

First up....

Crafter no.3 - Silverthistle 
 Silverthistle create Handmade Jewellery and are Suppliers of Beading Components
Watch faces, Crystal Innovations sliders and much more
This pendant is hand painted on white glass tile. The pendant is painted in a few layers before final finish and fired in a kiln to make the color permanent. Finally, UV resistant coating was sprayed for added protection of the color. It can be washed in water with common detergents. A plated bail is added to the pendant. 
If you are interested in this style please visit Silverthistle's website 
Silverthistle also likes to blog, if you would like to catch up on the latest news why not pop over to their blogspot?
You can also purchase items from Silverthistle via facebook, and join the group :)

Crafter no.4 - Boxesandsquiggles
Unique Christmas decorations - The home of the Tomte!

A Tomte (or Nisse) is a mythical creature of Scandinavian folklore. Tomtar were believed to take care of a farmer's home and children and protect them from misfortune, in particular at night, when the housefolk were asleep. In the late 1800s they became the bearers of Christmas (Jul) presents and the little creature you see now is known as a Jultomte in Sweden. The Jultomte, although much like Father Christmas, doesn't live on the North Pole, but in the forest; he doesn’t come down the chimney at night, but through the front door, delivering the presents directly to the children who have put out a bowl of porridge for him on Christmas Eve.

Bag yourself a Tomte today!!!Visit Lottie's Squiggles shop
You can also have a natter on her blogspot
or if you like to tweet, search boxlinesquiggle on the twittersphere.

If you haven't started your Christmas shopping yet, why not take a look at these crafters work? It is simply stunning and well worth it for something unique this Christmas xxx

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