Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Latest Mom Attack Victim..........

Was Larisa from LRVCustomCreations! Larisa has been a member of our Cafemom Team since Novemer 2008 and we're happy to say she was our last Mom Attack Victim!

Larisa carries a variety of items in her shop including aprons, boo boo bunnies, jewelry and bath salts. So you can get look pretty, stay clean and ease your boo boos all from the same shop!! :)

Thanks to all who helped participate in this attack, you can continue to promote Larisa via Twitter, Facebook, VoteHandmade, etc. And of course shop with Larisa and all our Cafemom Members!! :) Just search Etsy for "Cafemom Team" and Artfire for "CST guild".

Here's a sampling of Larisa's work, click each pic to be taken to the listing!

Who will our next victim be???? 

Monday, December 14, 2009


This week CST members showcased those fabulous creations that sparkle, shine, glitter, flash, twinkle, and dazzle in our "SPARKLE & SHINE" theme contest. Our winner is Intention with her All That Glitters... Gold and Gemstones Treasure Lariat Necklace!

Check out Intention's shop for more unique jewelry that helps you proclaim your intentions...

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Gifts from the Heart

"Christmas gift suggestions: To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, your heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To yourself, respect."

~ Oren Arnold

This weeks theme contest was "Gifts from the Heart" and Two Kazoos is our winner with her Wool Felt Heart Magnets for Charity...

Two Kazoos has a current on-going project called HEART MAGNETS FOR CHARITY and a different charity will get the proceeds from the sales of these magnets each quarter.

This quarter the proceeds will go to Spirit Jump.

Spirit Jump is a grassroots non-profit organization with a mission to provide hope and comfort to the many men, women and children battling cancer. Spirit Jump accomplishes this by providing uplifting cards and inspirational gifts during this most difficult time.

Please visit to learn more about this wonderful organization.

Check out Two Kazoos shop for more fun wool felt goodies...

Friday, December 4, 2009

October Craft-A-Long



1. attainment of anything desired; realization; accomplishment: After years of hard work she finally brought her idea to full fruition.
2. enjoyment, as of something attained or realized.
3. state of bearing fruit.

The October Craft-A-Long theme was "Come to Fruition"and this month we have a tie! Our winners are...

Mamas Little Monkeys with her Pumpkin Soap in which she was inspired by fall fruit.

and Two Kazoos with her Advent Calendar in which she ventured in creating it after thinking about doing one of these for over a year now.

Check out more terrific handmade items from these momartisans...

Mamas Little Monkeys

Two Kazoos

The Craft-A-Long is a monthly challenge that gives a chance for members to be newly inspired and create a completely NEW item! Different from the Weekly Theme Contest were members post currently listed or sold products in their shops, the Craft-A-Long is to see how creative everyone is and how different our crafts are when we are all working toward the same goal.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Mellow Yellow

This weeks theme contest was MELLOW YELLOW and Ventichai is our winner with her Buzz Baby Bee Newborn Baby Knit Seed Pod Cocoon Plus Hat...

Check out Ventichai for more fun knits, baby pods, hats and more...