Rosemary subscribers have something lovely coming their way this month! Elegant in it’s simplicity, this sterling silver bangle arrives carefully packaged and the wrapping is almost too pretty to open.
The silver bangles are accented with cubic zirconia and can be worn alone or stacked with other pieces for even more impact. The design of the silver bangle allows it to be adjusted to the wearer, allowing it to fit comfortably and just how you like it.
Each piece is handmade by Virginia Wynne, a Louisiana native and owner of VirginiaWynne Designs. Starting with a love for rocks at a young age and eventually moving into jewelry design, offering items made from sterling silver, raw brass, 14K gold and other metals.
You can shop for the sterling silver bangle that was hand picked for Fair Ivy subscribers and Virginia’s other designs at www.virginiawynnedesigns.com or in her Etsy shop.
March is bringing a lovely handmade gift to the doorsteps and mailboxes of our Thyme subscribers! Simple and chic with handworked details, crafted by hand and wrapped with care, this little package is full of charm. Keep reading to see what is inside.
The first thing inside this month’s surprise box is a welcome from the artist and a look into her creative process. The artist for this month’s Thyme subscription is based in southern California and each piece of jewelry is made by hand, with no two being exactly alike. The shop is named for the materials that are used by the artist in her designs and our subscribers will find tips for caring for their new item and keeping it looking great.
We love surprises and the extra detail to the packaging makes this surprise extra special. Once this month’s gift box is open, the lovely spring colors, bits of golden twine and a carefully wrapped little box are there to greet you. Tucked inside the smallest box, you’ll find this month’s gift- a handmade silver toggle necklace designed exclusively for our Fair Ivy subscribers.
The handmade silver necklace our Thyme subscribers received features a Swarovski (faux) pearl wrapped with thin silver coils and a silver toggle adds detail to the clasp. All of the items at Lemesto are designed to have a luxurious feel yet still be wearable in everyday life. This toggle necklace is no exception and fits in whether dressing up or lounging at home.
Arielle, the owner of Lemesto, offers handmade earrings, rings and necklaces as well as home decor items in her shop. Many of her items use natural stones and metal elements, mixing simple design with Bohemian influences. To see more of the items designed by Arielle or pick up a piece to complement your toggle necklace, visit Lemesto at www.lemesto.com.
This January, our Rosemary subscribers received an item full of bright bold patterns, balanced with neutral tones and gold accents, all wrapped up in thoughtful packaging and delivered directly to their mailboxes.
Our artist for January is September Skye and the package is wrapped to give you just a hint of what is in store. We love the tag and the splash of color mixed with classic craft paper.
As always, each package has an artist card to tell you more about the creative minds behind each and every item. Debbie, the owner of September Skye, makes her items and sells them in shops as well as on Etsy. Named after her children, Debbie make bags, purses and accessories for women, boys and girls. She has been sewing since she was a little girl and her items are full of surprising details. The crossbody purse that was hand selected for our subscribers is no exception. The cream bag has an adjustable strap and can be worn over the shoulder or as a hipster bag.
The cross body bag has gold accents to add a bit of glitter and faux leather touches give it a sophisticated edge. This hipster bag is a great size for carrying your necessities without weighing you down and we love that you have your hands free when wearing it.
Along with the gold and leather detailing, this crossbody purse has a bold patterned interior that is sure to make you smile. All of the items at September Skye are custom made and every bag, purse and accessory is one a unique piece. To see more of Debbie’s work, be sure to visit her Etsy shop, September Skye.
December’s lovely little surprise is sure to be a bright spot in your month. This flower vase is wrapped with care and features dainty lace edging and will add the perfect splash of color wherever it is displayed. Like all our of items, the December surprise is handmade and hand wrapped, then shipped directly to our subscribers from the artist that created it. We know you’ll adore this little flower vase as much as we do!
Marianne Demartini, owner of Marianne Demartini Ceramics, is the featured artist for December and we love her wrapping on this month’s surprise. The ceramic heart ornament is the icing on the cake.
Each monthly surprise includes an artist’s card that tells you a bit about the artist and the surprise gift. The porcelain vase that our subscriber’s received this month was made at Marianne DeMartini’s studio in Northern California. She makes each piece by hand on her potter’s wheel and then hand carves the delicate details on each of her pottery pieces. This small flower vase is made from pure white porcelain clay and no two pieces are alike.
Unique and designed for everyday use, this ceramic flower vase features an aqua green glazing and eyelet lace detailing along the rim. The lead free glaze is food safe and is created from scratch by Marianne.
We love the simple beauty of this ceramic vase and hope you treasure this lovely gift as well. To see more of Marianne’s work or pick up a vase for yourself, head over to www.adventuresinclay.etsy.com or visit her website at www.mariannedemartiniceramics.com. As an added bonus, Fair Ivy subscribers will find an exclusive discount code on the artist’s card that can be used until the end of the month.
For our November surprise, we teamed up with Lotus Stone Jewelry to surprise our subscribers with a handmade gold coil ring. This is the first ring that we’ve featured and it has a lovely hammered finish and a design that can be adjusted for a perfect fit. Are you ready to see what our subscribers received?
Beautifully wrapped and delivered straight from the artist, each item has a note from the artist and is packaged with care. We know you’ll love what’s inside!
This coiled ring is custom made by artist Kristen Briggs in her studio in the Sonoran Desert and can be worn as a knuckle ring or coiled as a mid-finger ring. It is a simple, modern design that can be worn everyday and will add a touch of warmth and sparkle to any outfit.
Each ring is hand made and the coils are hammered, giving it texture and facets that reflect the sunlight. Wear the coils stacked tightly or the ring can be spaced out and adjusted for a fit that is truly personal.
Kristen’s pieces are made from sterling silver, gold and hand selected semi-precious and precious stones. To see more of her work or to pick up one of the lovely gold coil rings that our subscribers have received, visit her store at www.lotustonejewelry.com.
The monthly surprise for October has arrived and it is simply beautiful. Made by hand at Red Raven Studios and delivered straight to Fair Ivy subscribers, this dainty porcelain ring bowl is perfect for collecting earrings and rings or for adding a touch of color to your decor. Keep reading to see the October surprise.
In October, Red Raven sent each of our Fair Ivy subscribers a hand crafted porcelain ring bowl from their Canyon series. This lovely surprise was inspired by the artist’s travels to national parks and is accented with 14K gold luster. Each porcelain piece is created using handmade molds and then individually painted by hand with colors inspired by nature’s palette.
This little treasure is the perfect size to catch your rings and other jewelry or to add a wash of color to any display. Lovingly created and inspired by nature, we are sure you’ll love the artistry of the sunset hues and striking simplicity.
The ring bowl that arrived as our October surprise is part of the Canyon collection; to see more of this collection, be sure to stop by www.redravenshop.com. Beautiful hand crafted jewelry and other home decor pieces can also be found on Red Raven’s website.