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Lone Star Showcase #3

Howdy Howdy Howdy!

TGIF...Thank Goodness It's Friday has taken on a whole new meaning for me these days. I'm so excited...It's time for the Lone Star Showcase #3! Yeeeeeehaw!

Last week had a great turnout, better than the first. So let's keep that momentum rolling.

Homespun Houston Handmade got my attention with her vintage printer's drawer turned jewelry display in a vivid shade of turquoise...

I tip my ten gallon hat to that little lady! She has also stepped up to the plate and is organizing a campaign to gather artists from all over in an effort to raise funds for the victims of the devastating fires our state has been plagued by these past two weeks.  There is no doubt that we love our state.  We are also called to use our gifts to help others when needed.   The need is great.  To find out more about Bri's call to action; visit her site Homespun Houston Handmade and see how you can help.

Cherry at Cherry's Creations is hosting a give a way this week and you will want to get in on this one folks.  She giving away one of her Bread of Life Crosses.  Oh my these are fabulous and I've drooled over this one for a long time now.

Here's how she describes this design;

"These decorative crosses are carefully hand crafted from a modeling compound I make from scratch that includes bread ingredients and binders. I then painstakingly decorate each one with recycled stained glass scraps (otherwise headed for the trash) in a mosaic pattern to represent God's ability to make something beautiful of our lives when we bring him the pieces."

Beautifully written Cherry!  So jump over to her blog and enter to win this wonderful handmade cross. 

There were many amazing products linked up at last weeks link party, if you missed it, go check it out here.  It's too late to link up to that one, but you have your chance right now!  Remember to link back to this blog if you can. If you don't have a place to link back, please promote on your facebook pages or twitter.  The second LSS video is live on YouTube, go check it out here.  You could be featured on the next video.

Grab the button below and add it where you will be glad you did! It'll make ya feel good.


~Guidelines for the Lone Star Showcase~

1.) Follow this blog.

2.)Your link needs to be from your shop and the listings have to be handmade. If you're linking from a blog, post the permalink (the link to the post), not the link to your blog.  If you're linking from a shop, copy and paste the URL from your shop or a specific listing page

3.) Handmade (handcrafted) items created by Texas artists and crafters only. Individual items for sale in your shop or on your website/blog may be linked up. This is encouraged. Linkups or comments, advertising your giveaway or promoting your own link party etc. will be removed. Craft tutorials...yes please add!

4.) Please link back this party with a (button or text) if you have the means to, if not, please promote on Facebook, Twitter or within your teams/groups. If you have a blog or a website where you place Showcase button with link, please do so. Better yet, write up a quick blog post about this link party so others can know about it. Buttons can be found under the menu tab BUTTONS. For your convenience a button code has been provided in the current post.

5.) By linking up to this link party, you're all warm and fuzzy with being highlighted on Handmade In Texas Facebook fan page, added to any future linkups and for possible future artist features on Handmade In Texas without additional permission required.

This party will close Sunday at midnight CST. 

Well what are ya wait'n on? Get after it!


  1. Hi Cindi,

    I linked this up on the sidebar of my blog and a blogpost, too!

  2. I put a link on my website. Thanks for promoting handmade!

  3. I put up links on my blog and my facebook page :)