Be free-floating, allowing the situation to surround you, and be in it. Take in the full surroundings, including the temperature of the water.
This may bring incredible clarity, presence and focus. This is what is means to be a jellyfish.

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Wish List Wednesday - A Handmade Holiday

Handmade creations make any holiday special. But giving handmade gifts brings even more special meaning to the effort. As promised, here are some great handmade gifts for those on your list this year. This is the first of  a series of lists of unique, interesting, handmade items that you can purchase with no fuss. As the shipping deadline fast approaches, hopefully this list will help you get through your shopping list with little stress.

These items can all be purchaes through ArtFire, where you don't need an account to buy. The transaction is quick and easy, and you can even add items to your Amazon Wish List through this site. That way, others can see what you might like for Christmas too!

Great to bring to that Holiday party as part of the Hostess Gift, these Reusable Burlap Bottle Bags, by Catfluff, are sturdy, festive, and affordable.
Reusable Burlap Bottle Bags by Catfluff
This set of holiday cards, by ButterflyCrafts, is a unique way to wish the best for the holidays. Certainly much better than those superstore generic cards.
Walking in a Winter Wonderland, by Butterfly Crafts
Give 'em the moon and the stars with this beautiful pendant. Good gift for the girls that have nearly everything, this is a unique piece of jewelry that you can't find in the mall.
Moon and Stars in Serling, by ExquisiteStudios
Or for the girls who love a vintage feel, these Rose Quartz and Garnet Briolettes hang from a beautiful antique flower post.
Rose Quartz and Garnet Briolette Earrings, by BelleSweet
For the little ones, this adorable lamb would make the best buddy. Upcycled  from a couple of old sweaters, this creature is Cashmere and Wool and cute as, well, a lamb!
Handmade Stuffed Lamb, by WhiteDandelionWorks
With such crazy weather we are having these days, give the gift of warmth and style with this delicate scarf that can be worn even without a coat. It is soft mohair and make of my favorite colors, lilac.

Crochet Mohair Circles Scarf, by Crochet Kiosk
What gift is complete without gift tags? But these tags make the gift even more unique. Such detail and festive colors, these are the perfect way to say to someone they are special.
Christmas Ornamant Gift Tags, by Stitches & Scraps
Who doesn't like a warm cup of tea (or coffe, chai, hot chocolate, Kahlua, etc.) after a long day shopping? This is a festive way to relax with that cup of goodness. This Mug Cozy makes a great gift to go in a gift basket that may have a collection of fine beverages too.
Mug Cozy, by ByCamille

This is just the tip of the iceberg of what wonderful handmade items are available on ArtFire.  So sit back and click away.


  1. OMG! Thank you so much for including my necklace!! I LOVE LOVE the little lamb!! Emily/ExquisiteStudios

  2. Wonderful choices! I'm honored to have my mug cozy included.

  3. What a lovely selection! Thanks for featuring my little lamb. He is in great company. :)

  4. oh what a nice post thanks for adding my burlap wine bags

  5. Great selection! Thanks for including my gift tags!

  6. What a great collection of handmade gifts. Thank you for including my scarf!


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