Early American folk furniture reflected European furniture style that would first emerge at an English or Continental court and almost immediately be adapted by those associated with the ruling classes. It would then filter down to the lesser nobles and ultimately to the lower … [Read more...] about American Folk Art Furniture
American Folk Art & Country Primitives is an increasingly admired collectible. Artwork in the American Folk Art & Country Primitives category provides a means to see images from an artist’s everyday life. Collectors can protect their investment by considering how they can … [Read more...] about Collecting American Folk Art & Country Primitives
Before the days of Colonial Metalworks, Europeans came to our shores, American Indians created metal works largely by hammering and etching copper into pendants and earrings, or fashioning copper and silver into beads. In the 1700's and 1800's, the use of metal took off when the … [Read more...] about Colonial Metalworks
Growing gourds is a wonderful experience for you and your family. You never know what sizes and shapes that your efforts may produce. Just a few seeds can be enough for you to have lots of beautiful gourds to dry and craft with! Thanks to Tamara Pearce of Pearce's Craft Shop for … [Read more...] about Growing Gourds – Gourds Gone Wild!