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Are you an artist or crafter? How does your work speak to your spirit? Have you ever thought about what it would be like to start your own handmade business? Kari Chapin joins Karen to talk about handmade businesses, community and how creative work feeds our souls. This interview originally aired on Empower Radio.
Kari Chapin is a best-selling author, teacher, mentor and consultant. Her books, The Handmade Marketplace and Grow Your Handmade Business help people around the world get closer to making their creative business dreams come true. Find out more about Kari and her work at karichapin.com.
Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, August 27th at 3:00 pm PST is metalsmith and jewelry designer Marilyn Brogan, owner of Meader Works, in San Diego, CA.
Please join us for this live interview and participate by logging onto the chatroom at Blogtalkradio.com or by sending a message to Whaley Studios via Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.
My name is Marilyn Brogan and I’m the designer, maker and curator of Meander Works, a one-woman studio based in San Diego, California. Meander Works offers delicate, minimalist jewelry made from recycled gold and silver – and soon, a line of engagement rings and wedding bands featuring recycled and traceable diamonds.
I deeply value and admire good craftsmanship and believe a design is only as good as its execution. Jewelry is an expression of both the maker and the wearer – the quality of the construction is essential to that collaboration. If a ring looks beautiful but it is poorly made, then it may not feel right, fit right, or last. I’m inspired by antique jewelry and love the function of heirlooms. Like the handmade Appalachian quilts passed down to me from my great-grandmother, fine jewelry tells a story across generations. When I finish a piece of jewelry, I see a story that’s just beginning.
Join RevKess & KaliSara as we talk to the creators of the recently launched Sabbat Box. We will be talking about their inspiration for the subscription box and the items included, as well as their own Pagan retail company, Eclectic Artisans.
Hugh Carey, the founder of Eclectic Artisans and Sabbat Box, has been a practicing Pagan for over six years. As an eclectic Pagan, his magickal practice is a blend of traditional Witchcraft, folk magic, and shamanism, grounded in a holistic study of Paganism from around the world, both past and present. Hugh took his passion for paganism and the craft and turned it into his profession by starting Eclectic Artisans in 2012, and has turned it into one of the fastest growing internet Pagan retail stores. By melding the concept of an online store with a handmade Pagan marketplace, Eclectic Artisans has been able to successfully help promote small pagan owned businesses, artists and suppliers by bringing the international Pagan community together in a marketplace type setting.
Thomas Howe retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2012 after 21 years, and attended Full Sail University to earn a BFA in Creative Writing. He has independently published a novel, Latent Image, and is currently working on another. Upon discovering the Pagan path with Hugh, he became a pragmatic atheist practitioner and has begun study as a member of the UK-based Order of Bards, Ovates, and Druids, working toward his Bardic grade.
"Our mission at Sabbat Box is to provide you the best Pagan products to help aid you in your spiritual journey."
"Eclectic Artisans is focused on providing High-Quality, Handcrafted Pagan Products."
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Chef & Author Lorne Oliver Cooks Up Spine Chilling Terror In Madame Perry's Salon
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Lorne Oliver was born and raised in the rural area outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. It was the perfect place for him to grow up because his favorite thing to do was go hiking through the woods as often as he could with his dog Bullet at his side and a notebook in his backpack. He first made the conscious decision to be a writer when he was ten and the school librarian asked if anyone knew any Canadian author's. He put his hand up and the librarian said to come back when he was published. Years later that same librarian came to the book launch of the first published anthology he was in. It was not until June of 2012 that he published his first solo novel, Red Island.
When he's not writing or marketing his work he is usually watching something that has to do with the
mystery/suspense/thriller genre's or having fun with his wife, two children, and four dogs.
Tonight's show is sponsored by
Tiger Lily Soaps An online store offering premium soap and other handmade luxuries.
Scratch 2.0 Programming, by father & son team Denis and Artem Golikov
Comcastro The geek culture podcast!
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Opening theme music, Miss E's Vacation, written and performed by Denton Perry.
In this episode of EGUA - Marketplace, our guest is Amma Asaase Ajay, owner of Asaase Heals - Nature Blends for Good Health. Asaase Heals products include medicinal tinctures, natural oils, soaps, handmade dolls, culturally grounded music and more. From the Asaase Heals webpage:
"...AsaaseHeals uses the recipes and formulas of Mother Earth to heal. The oil fragrances are original aromatherapy recipes created from the essences of flowers and trees. This aromatherapy is not "perfume". AsaaseHeals oil fragrances smell divine, but they are designed to HEAL..."
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“I make a filet mignon at a pot roast price.” Tito Beveridge, founder and owner of Tito’s Handmade Vodka, wasn’t talking about steaks when he said this; he was talking about his double gold medal winning vodka. Wednesday, December 3rd at noon our Fall “Wet Your Whistle” series continues as the VP of Brand Marketing for Tito’s Vodka, Nicole Portwood, joins us. Learn how Tito’s has become THE vodka in its less than 20 year life span. It all started with Tito racking up 19 - yes, 19 - credit cards to the grand total of $88,000 in order to build a one man distillery and production still.
His gamble of creating the first legal distillery in Texas paid off, not only for him, but for vodka lovers everywhere.
We know that you want to learn more about how Tito became ‘the vodka guy’ and exactly what it is about this brand that makes it so darn good. So join us Wednesday, December 3rd at noon and find out!
Our guest on Metalsmith Benchtalk on Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 3:00 pm PST is knife maker Steven Tedford.
Please join us for this live interview and participate by logging onto the chat room at Blogtalkradio.com or by sending a message to Whaley Studios via Facebook Instagram or Twitter.
About Steven :
Tedford knives have been making their way into the collections of outdoor professionals around the world for the past decade.
Born into a family machine shop, Steven Tedford began is knife making career as a hobby 20 years ago and it turned into a lifelong commitment to the art of blade making.
Telford believes that function is beauty. This is the focus behind every knife made. Every knife is 100% handmade from scratch by Steven Tedford. Each knife is unique, with its own feel and traits. In a world suffering from bottomless lines and disposable products, Tedford knives stand shoulder to shoulder with the craftsmen of days gone by.
Every knife is unconditionally guaranteed for life, no questions asked.
Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Life Styles on Monday's, "The Mind Streams Poetry ans Music".live poetry readings performances with Our Gifted Poets: Brain Burns, Maria Iliou,
our Musician: Paul McAulife,..he a flute player also going to performed live on the radio. some of his flute are different styles and that brings out unique sounds and Paul also handmade his flutes out of Bamboo wood. Paul write his own music
Poets and musicians owns their own copyrights
Maria Iliou is your
in Self Help
Tokeya is a fashion lover and developing a handmade collection was no accident. In her early years she became inspired with being creative in the fashion world. A piece of her work dons the beauty of being unique and classy. She graduated from Robert Morris College with a B.A. in Business Management. Through many years of hard work and perseverance her collections were finally created.
Colette has an innate sense of style with a strong desire to create. From a young age, she made it a point to position herself in the world of fashion. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a B.A. in Fashion Design and Business Merchandising. Her collections are based on the principals of edge and sophistication. Her aesthetic approach and attention to detail will stamp the brand into women’s wear and accessories
The KC Lifestyle is a style and living blog that allows followers a great way to stay connected with the ladies of KC. The blog serves as a platform to empower women and provide updates on fashion, beauty, health and DYI home tips.
Link to our Facebook page : The KC Lifestyle - https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-KC-Lifestyle/1442484759348560
Maria Iliou is your Director Manager, your Host for Life Styles on Monday's. Maria Iliou is interviewing Krista Renee Packer..sharing her life experiences also her gifts of talents. Krista see something once or 2 times she can build , or hand made herself, Photgrapher, artist in different mediums, writer, etc. Krista got a late diagnoise's in her life, even though she she knew she was diferent, process things differently, etc.
Maria Iliou is your Ambbassador for Long Island NY for Autism
On our broad cast today we will be speaking with Shawnee Pelton who lost her little boy in 2001. She hopes her story can help others find strength and peace during your journey.
This blogs inspiration is dedicated to my angel daughter Alaira Nicole Hensley 2005-2015. It is also dedicated to all the people of our world that have loved and lost. Those who need to find light and hope that you are not alone and we all need to stick together. You feedback is appreciated. Please also visit all other social media sites and become a member of Crafting Hope. Each member that is a guest speaker will receive a handmade craft with a special message of hope to thank you for sharing your story with us
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