A wedding is an opportunity for looking to the future while celebrating the past, and custom bridal jewelry by Rachel’s Design can help you mark that occasion in a special way. CustomMade artisan Rachel Zolotov’s custom jewelry line, the “Fusion Collection,” takes pieces such as antique pins or bracelet links and transforms them into new [...]
Every so often, a customer comes to CustomMade with a truly challenging project. Something that is so outside the box that even our employees have to think “IS there really someone out there who could actually make this?” But the talented makers on CustomMade never disappoint. One such customer, Carl J., came to CustomMade with [...]
CustomMade artisan Gail Bartlett can make you the bee’s knees with vintage-style custom hats that are simply the cat’s pajamas. (That’s OOAK, millennials). Gail’s Custom Hats specializes in making connections between the fashions of the past and today. Gail’s custom hat styles range from the Victorian and Edwardian eras to the Roaring Twenties to World [...]
Cats have always been a huge part of CustomMade customer Mona’s life. Most recently, two young kittens have stolen her heart. Mona adopted young Ralphie and Norton from the Sunshine Rescue Group in 2010 and they have been an inseparable trio ever sense. To honor (and maybe spoil just a little) her two favorite cats [...]
Mother Nature is “the principle motivation” for CustomMade artisan Bond Blackman. The natural jewelry in the Bond’s Jewels CustomMade portfolio features fossils, unusual stones, and wood as well as organic forms captured in gems and metals. Mother Nature makes her wishes known, too. The stories behind these completed natural jewelry projects tell of collaboration and discovery, [...]
BBQ and Beer. These two delightful American staples are a favorite way to beat the summer sizzle. The small town of Deer River, Minnesota celebrated both last Saturday at the 3rd Annual Deer River BBQ and Brew Fest. BBQ champions from across the state pulled out all the stops and competed in four delectably different [...]
The boho chic jewelry designs of CustomMade artisan Marcela Colina mix the vintage and hippie, the tribal and modern, in fun and casual custom necklaces, earrings, and bracelets with free-spirit flair. Marcela uses traditional handcrafting techniques to create one-of-a-kind modern jewelry specifically designed for her customers. See how she’s bringing the boho chic of the [...]
The Olympic spirit of competition has moved millions to show their appreciation of sportsmanship and their national pride. CustomMade artisans, too, have honored Olympians and their accomplishments with Olympics-inspired furniture.
The Olympic tiger maple bench/table by Thomas Miller Furniture was designed and built to commemorate Canada’s performance at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, BC, [...]
What visions can greet you in the morning or send you to dreamland at night with custom headboards. Our CustomMade artisans can help you crown your bed with fantastic scenes, meaningful motifs, and personal twists on classic designs. Sleep on these completed custom headboards from the CustomMade galleries for some design inspiration.
Are you self-conscious about starting a custom furniture project based on your own inspiration or asking CustomMade artisans to modify their furniture designs featured in their CustomMade portfolios? What feels like a natural creative impulse to some, perhaps to most of our CustomMade fans, to others can feel like taking something beautiful and turning it [...]