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 [...]
Upcycling involves reclaiming objects that would otherwise be thrown away and using them to create new works that preserve or improve the quality of the original objects. If you browse our CustomMade galleries for upcycling ideas and inspirations for your own custom projects, you will see that there is a characteristic aesthetic dimension to this [...]
Are you fond of mythic characters and epic tales? What fabulous creatures, wondrous beings, and ancient gods would populate the mythology designs for your next custom project? Custom artwork, custom jewelry, or custom accessories and fixtures for your home can reflect your own personal pantheon when you share your mythology designs and ideas with our [...]
There’s no better way to get something truly made in America than to have a CustomMade artisan near you take your design idea and turn it into a unique, handmade 100% American product. From Maine to Hawaii, if you’re looking for patriotic gift ideas or want your next custom project to show you’re proud to [...]
In an article in the Wall Street Journal last spring, the artichoke table by David Rasmussen Design was featured as an example of the remarkable custom furniture projects consumers could start through CustomMade. The distinctive side table helped spread the word about the amazing artisans to be found through our website.
Has the recent Animal Planet program, “Mermaids: The Body Found,” sparked your imagination and made you consider mermaid designs for your next custom home décor projects? These beautiful but mythical beings (yes, it was a faux documentary) have inspired people for ages, and mermaid designs and motifs have appeared in countless works of art. Take [...]
At CustomMade, you can have custom boxes created for any occasion from your choice of materials. Amazing designs by our artisans in wood, metal, ceramic, or glass – or combinations of these – will make your custom boxes as memorable as what you place inside. Take a look at these custom boxes – jewelry boxes, [...]
This article was written by CustomMade team member Tammy Kingan. Tammy is part of our Maker Success Team and wants to introduce all makers to the wonderful possibilities available to them on CustomMade.com.
I literally could not have asked for a more perfect weekend to be at the appropriately named Paradise City Arts Festival in [...]
Explorers who followed their compasses and sailed beyond the horizon helped expand our understanding of the earth. The world is no longer conceived as a flat expanse but a three-dimensional sphere. The compass rose collection of inlaid flooring medallion by Lighthouse Laser Arts pays homage to nautical exploration and showcases another triumph over two-dimensional restrictions, [...]
If you’re a fan of CustomMade, it’s very likely custom furniture moves you. Now have a look at some of the whimsical furniture captured in motion – walking, dancing, and crawling – that CEO and co-founder Mike Salguero features in his Stylelist Home blog from 5/3/12. Be sure to follow him on Stylelist as he [...]