Friday, May 3, 2013


Jozefina from Mountain Rose Jewelry lives in Prachatice, Czech Republic with her family. She has always loved stones (any kind of stone!)and beads, thus leading to her love for creating jewelry.
Jozefina likes the idea that the gemstones she uses in her jewelry will not only please your eyes and your souls with their beauty, but also might have some healing properties.  Take a stroll through her shop to enjoy her lovely inventory.

Welcome to the team,  Jozefina !

Cynthia from Artsy Fairies lives in Kissimmee with her husband and children. She has been an army wife for the past 30 years and moved 18 times (with 5 kids!) until her husband retired and the "settled down".

Cynthia's shop is an outlet for her creativity. She loves to paint in oils. ..her style being somewhat eclectic and changing as she continues to experiement with paint and materials .  She also loves sculpting, photography, creating elaborate costumes, miniatures and always continuing to learn new things.

Michelle from Sundame lives in Centreville, Va. She is an archeologist who loves old cultures and has turned that love into this shop.
Michelle loves the culture of Egypt, but Maya is where her heart is.  She knows how to read and write many Egyptian New Kingdom period hieroglyphs. Her shop's inventory reflects her love of these old cultures and is a wonderful glimpse in the past. Glad you;ve joined us Michelle.

Carol from Carols Creative Arts lives in Aromas, Ca. and has recently joined the Golden Rose Crafters. Carol's shop is filled with wonderful handbags (her specialty), wristlets, aprons, and jewelry.

Recycled and new high quality designer fabrics and quilting fabrics take center stage with Carol's unique line of all handmade and hand beaded handbags.  Taking a stroll through her shop is a treat.!
 Welcome to the team, Carol! So glad you've joined us.

Lori from Days Gone By Treasures lives in Sandy Hills, Ut. with her husband and six children.  They also have a precious baby grandson.
Lori's shop is filled with an eclectic mix of treasures of
"days gone by" ...dolls, board games, books, records, toys, dishes, milk glass, household items, garden items, and so much more. Enjoy this step into the past as you browse her inventory.

Welcome to the team, Lori!

Kara from Gift With Spirit lives Carpinteria, Ca. with her service dog Spirit. Kara has a deadly latex allergy from overuse of latex gloves during her career as an RN.  Spirit is her lifeline and allows her to participate more, including running her Etsy shop. A link on her profile page will let you see Spirit in action caring for Kara.

Gifts with Spirit is filled with an eclectic inventory of jewelry, suncatchers, toys, vintage kitchen items and so much more.

Welcome Kara!  So glad  to have you with us.

Another new member this month is Makenzie from Creations By Glam.  Makenzie lives in Fairbanks, Ak, with her family and loves creating handmade home decor and knitting accessories

 Makenzie's inspiration for her pieces is the world around her. She loves to
produce items that have a purpose from fashionable to functional or both.

Her hope is to show her children that with hard work and determination, they
can accomplish anything.

Welcome, Makenzie! We're so glad
you' ve joined us.
 Liat, from Dobrishman Art lives in Toronto, On. Canada where she is an education development specialist by day and an artist by night.

Liat enjoys the parallels between a chess game and completing a painting.  She likes to strategically align the elements of a composition  to create an intriguing, dramatic impact on the viewer.

Her shop is well-stocked with beautiful original pieces of art  to be enjoyed.

So glad you've joined us, Liat!

Tearee from PrintInspired lives in Canyon Lake, Ca.  Her shop has lovely custom print and photo mat artwork that is a delight.
Providing personalized gifts for couples, long distance relationships, quotes, lyrics, unique engagement gifts, just married wedding gifts, anniversary gifts and so much more
There is something for everyone. A perfect gift for that impossible occasion.
So glad to have you on the team, Tearee!

 Bruno from WirePalladiumJewelry is our next new member this month. Bruno lives in Zagreb, Croatia and is a self-taught wire wrap artist.
eHis jewelry is handmade with love and each piece is created to last a lifetime. A stroll through his shop is a treat for the jewelry lover!

 Cyndi from By Light 'O Moon lives in a forest setting in Warne, NC. Cyndi and her Mom, Rosemary, love finding treasures in their natural habitat and bringing them to their Etsy shoppers to enjoy.

iTheir shop is a wonderfully eclectic mix of recycled treasures to be enjoyed. A walk through their shop is a treat. Cyndi has another shop on Etsy, FrstyFolk, that is also a Golden Rose Crafters member.
Glad to have you, your Mom and both your shops with us Cyndi!!

Cyndi from frstyfrolk is another new member this month. Cyndi resides in Warne, NC. A collector of vintage love, Cyndi frequents flea markets, auctions, estate sales, charity shops, etc, to find the treasures she has in her shop. 
She has a fondness for vintage linens, craft books, and patterns. A visit to her shop is a step back in time.

Welcome Cyndi!

Our next new member this month is Natalia who owns NataliaKH. Natalia lives in Vancouver British Columbia, Canada with her husband and daughter.

Her shop is stocked with beautiful jewelry she has made from the highest quality materials including sterling silver, gold filled, high quality natural brass, high quality copper and genuine Swarovski element crystals.
Beautiful, fashionable pieces await a stroll through her lovely inventory.

Welcome to the team Natalia!

 Nelson from No Stone UnTurned333 lives in Deerfield, Il. and describes himself as a gemology major who has been working in alternative mineral and metal markets.

Nelson's shop is filled with a wonderful mix of gemstone jewelry, mineral and crystals, vintage jewelry, beaded gemstones, crystal home decor, vintage collectibles and more. It's worth a stroll through his inventory for some hidden treasures

Welcome to the team, Nelson!.

 Barbara from farbenspielquilts is the newest member of our Golden Rose Crafters team. Barbara lives in Chaplin Ct. and creates beautiful decorative fiber art pieces.

Barbara's main interest in playing with color rather than creating traditional quilts. She is happiest when she is creating decorative fiber art where she can disregard all kinds of quilting rules and be her own free spirit.
 Welcome to the team, Barbara!

 Ruby's Collectibles is stocked with vintage and antique housewares, jewelry, textiles, furniture and more. Diane scours estate sales and flea markets discovering her unique inventory.  The many pieces in her shop include art deco, mid-century, 40's/ 50's/60's, retro and kitsch.  All these different looks are a shopper's delight in exploring her wares.

 Welcome to the team, Diane!

 Joann from Livia'sattic is one of our new shops this month. Joann lives in Hernando, Fl. and has another shop on Etsy, FancySchmancyJewels.

Livia'sAttic is filled with a whimsical collection of rag dolls, patterns, vintage, patterns, vintage jewels, collectibles, flea market and estate sale finds as well as jewelry and craft supplies. A wonderful treasure trove!!
So glad you've brought your second shop to Golden Rose Crafters, Joann!.

Debbie from Sweet and Treat is one of our new members this month. Debbie lives in Berea, Ky. and is a  disabled RN.

Her wonderful shop is filled with mouth-watering candies, cookies and other sweet treats that look so delicious! Debbie has also expanded her sweets inventory to include 
jewelry , baby items, hair bows, and craft supplies.
We're so glad you've joined the team, Debbie!

Our next new member this month is Angela from Angelas Deco Accents. Angela lives in Lehigh, Pa. where she creates silk floral and shell creations.
Angela has a passion for flowers, nature, and love of the sea which inspires all her handmade decor items. Her motto is "Creative variety meets vintage and beyond".  Angela will be happy to create a custom masterpiece for you.
Welcome, Angela! So glad you've joined us.

 Cheryl from Hamilton Art and Design was our first new member for this month.. Cheryl lives in Inman SC. and loves to hike in the woods in her spare time.
Cheryl's shop features prints of her original art. She paints mostly in acrylic and watercolor and loves working with beautiful colors.
A stroll through the aisles of Hamilton Art and Designs is a delight featuring landscapes, roosters, whimsically wonderful prints for children and so much more. Definitely worth exploring.

Another new member is Ellen from Seagull Smith Jewelry. Ellen lives in Warminster, Pa. She enjoys the beach and lying in the sand listening to the sounds of the surf, seagulls and laughing children.
Ellen has been crafting since she was 9 years old. She started by making pompoms, potholders, key chains, and animals from shells. Her crafting now is beautiful handcrafted fashion jewelry with attention to detail in each and every piece.

This article was brought to you by Meredith, Team Leader of Golden Rose Crafters Team, and Edited by Marilyn Team Captain. Following are some items from Merediths Shop Patchwork Crafters & my shop Marilyn 1545.

Miss Alyces Patchwork Tote

Cousin Bess Blue Knitters

Grandma Hattie's Tote
Annie's Patchwork Crafters