new york gift show: day two

another great day in new york at the javits convention center. so so so so so so much to share with you! but here’s just a wee tease of what I found…and ordered! hangin’ with that dixie chick, one of baggallini‘s creators….she’s a wild thing — and she has new bags to prove it! coming to ann arbor this spring….

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new york gift show 2011 day ONE!

so….what’s a little snow? there are still sidewalks that have yet to be cleared….and most street corners are massive piles of snow with deep puddles of water and mush to navigate. not a pretty picture! but I found lots of pretty pictures in the handmade section of the show, yes indeed! here’s our sweet friends beth mueller and husband phil….

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bye bye online store, hello merchandise page

To simplify the process of purchasing Heavenly Metal products outside of Ann Arbor, I closed my online store. Huh, you’re thinking?! Well here’s the idea: I’m still posting images, descriptions and prices of some of the products I sell…..so those interested in what I carry can still see some itmes, BUT now they’ll simply contact me for availability. Frankly, it…

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where women create magazine, spring 2011

Jo Packham’s inspiring magazine of the workspaces of extraordinary creative women, now in its 3rd year! Meticulously printed with beautiful art direction, the spring 2011 features signatures spaces by Gail Rieke, Shea Fragoso & Debbie Murray, Karen Walrond, and more. $15

beth north designs earrings

Birmingham, Michigan artist Beth North makes the most unique and wonderful jewelry in this great State. I am honored to carry her hand-crafted one-of-a-kind earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. Beth combines oxidized silver, hard acrylic, hand-painted wood, and gemstones to create jewelry collaged with inpirational words and quotes. She cleverly etches onto the stained wood and acrylic, and hand-stamps her phrases…

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vintage airplane wall hook

Created by Design Legacy, this heavy metal hook looks great on any wall — especially for the airplane lover in your home. Use it as a hook or knob, or just hang a bunch of them in a row for a clever room accent. weight: 2 lbs. $24

highway bags

New York artist Jem Filippi’s beautifully designed purses and handbags are a constant at Heavenly Metal. One is not enough — my customers look forward to her twice-a-year new color choices. Shown here is the large 3-pocketed bag in spring green and the large 4-pocketed raspberry bag. All the Highway bags I carry have expandable should straps. I carry many…

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groundhog molly II boot in brown

Great looking, great comfort, great winter boot. This is a yummy soft leather with a wood button on the strap. Groundhog is a Canadian footwear company that designs hip, high fashion with comfort and “green” in mind. Many sizes still available…but no half sizes. Originally $235, now 1/2 off.

groundhog molly II boot in black

Great looking, great comfort, great winter boot. This is a yummy soft leather with a wood button on the strap. Groundhog is a Canadian footwear company that designs hip, high fashion with comfort and “green” in mind. Many sizes still available…but no half sizes. Originally $235, now 1/2 off.

where women create magazine, winter 2010/2011

The latest from Stampington & Co: the Winter 2011 issue of Where Women Create magazine. Inside these wonderful pages are gorgeous photographs of women’s studios. This issue includes those of Alisa Burke, Christine Alvarado, Beth Harlow, and Sharon Derry, among others. More inspiring tales from creative women and the wonderful places were they work. $15