For this UK-based woodworker, a side project to pay for a wedding snowballed into a full-time creative business with four employees.
This Indiana-based designer dreams up vintage-inspired swimwear to make women of all shapes and sizes look and feel beautiful.
This former law professor shares her passion for making with the world through her vibrant hand-dyed yarn and easy-to-follow embroidery kits.
Unsatisfied by the flimsy barrettes sold in big box stores, this metalworker created a line of functional, hand-hammered hair accessories all her own.
Oregon-based jeweler Julie Morris spends her days sawing and soldering unique silver and gold treasures in her plant- and music-filled home studio.
Minneapolis-based makers Hanna and Andrew Vomhof put an elevated, handmade spin on everyday items ranging from lunch bags to milk crates.
From her Atlanta dining room studio, lifelong seamstress Jill Coppock dreams up timeless kids clothing and DIY patterns designed for modern childhood.
Delicate, beautiful antique wedding crowns for the romantic bride—sourced, cleaned, and repaired by this Berlin collector and accessories designer.
From her Florida studio, Ukrainian designer Daria Miroshnychenko crafts colorful, wearable jewelry and accessories that celebrate the natural world.
Self-taught ceramicist and jewelry designer Carol Morley found her niche making delightfully irregular treasures by hand in her London live-work flat.
With her line of air plant terrarium kits, Michigan maker Marianne Gardner combines her love of the natural world and a passion for entrepreneurship.
This Athens-based architect-turned-jewelry-designer approaches both disciplines with the same appreciation for clean lines and irreducible ideas.
Barcelona-based Maria Fiter and Marco Migliorisi transform unwanted bits of newspaper and plastic into upcycled lamps and musical instrument cases.
Learn how Spanish designer Diana Saldaña draws on her art-historian past to produce a forward-thinking—and sustainable—fashion line, Royal Caballito.
For gemstone-loving metalsmith Stephanie Maslow-Blackman, jewelry is more than a means of adornment—it’s a platform for celebration and storytelling.
An attempt to make friends in a new town led Jennifer Nolan to discover her passion for pottery and planted the seed for her basement business.
Kelly Lake knew she wanted to build an eco-friendly, family-forward business from the start. She didn’t know that it would be a near-instant success.
From a backyard shed in Somerset, England, Kara Leigh Ford creates her soothing line of nature-inspired ceramics.
April Rissell designs vintage-inspired flower crowns and hair accessories for brides who share her appreciation of bygone eras.
Kimberly Huestis turned her own sensitivity to nickel into the inspiration for a line of coastal-themed (and wholly hypoallergenic) porcelain jewelry.
This self-proclaimed “scrap pile queen” turned her yard sale hobby into a thriving vintage home decor business.