Get Ready for Spring with a Handmade Bag from Alex Bender

Alex Bender has been one of my favorite makers for awhile now and I’m glad to report that she’s stocked her Etsy shop with some fantastic handmade leather goods, perfect for spring. She’s also recently launched a brand new website that is so lovely.  Her designs, her branding and her website are perfectly designed and conceived.

Handmade Bags from Alex Bender // IAMTHELAB

The light and wondrous colors that Alex uses in her collection are…

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Say yes to Handmade Resin Jewelry from Sylwia Calus

I’m a little obsessed with Sylwia Calus’ gorgeous resin jewelry collection, especially the pieces with botanical elements embedded inside. It’s like carry a little horticultural lab experiment/art piece with you everywhere you go.  (more…)

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Stunning: The Beautiful Handmade World of Shlomit Ofir

I was really having trouble deciding what to feature from Shlomit Ofir’s gorgeous collection of handmade jewelry. There’s a lot of items in her Etsy shop, so paring the selection down to just a few pieces was a real challenge.  (more…)

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A while back, in late February, we were informed that American Eagle Outfitters had been selling a bracelet that looked a little too much like our Pecos hand-painted bracelet. We’re happy to update that, due to the persistence of a very good friend, American Eagle has removed the…

FRESH FREE FONTS: 4 Fab fonts for your design collection

Looking for some fresh fonts for your collection? Well, do I have a treat for you! How about 4 amazing fonts that are totally free and ready for your design pleasure? Each one is bold and brilliant.  (more…)

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City Guide San Francisco: Your Suggestions

Well, the interest in our City Guides has been quite impressive, so I thought I’d better get moving on the first one: The San Francisco Bay Area. We are looking for a ton of suggestions, so please feel free to share.  (more…)

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#AsktheLAB – Brainstormin’ with the global handmade community

We’re starting something fresh just for you. We call it #AsktheLAB and we’re really excited to open the stage for you to ask those burning questions that will help you grow your handmade business.  (more…)

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Here’s a fresh font from those talents folks over at FONTYOU, and happily on display at Ten Dollar Fonts. It’s called Theory FY and is a must-add for your font fiends out there.  (more…)

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