We have two big awards show announcements... we have the Academy of Handmade Awards Finalists narrowed down and are also announcing the Achievement Honorees!
Here are your 2014 Academy of Handmade Awards Finalists! This is quite a stellar group of artists and we can't wait to celebrate them and announce the category winners at our awards show.
LEATHER: Montrose Leather Works
Achievement Honorees are those businesses receiving the most nominations. We are recognizing them because all those nominations means that there are some pretty big fans of these businesses! It is also the highest honor the Academy currently bestows on handmade support businesses.
BATH AND BEAUTY: Soapy Layne
BLOGGING OR WEBSITE (BUSINESS FOCUS): Unanimous Craft
CRAFT BUSINESS SUPPORT (CONSULTING, COACHING AND OTHER BUSINESS SERVICES): Hearts and Laserbeams
CRAFT EVENT: NON-MARKET (CAMP, CONFERENCE, WORKSHOP, PARTY, ETC.): Craftcation
CRAFT INSTRUCTOR/AUTHOR: Eleanor Whitney
CRAFT MUSEUM (SPACE FOR DISPLAYING CRAFTS): CAFAM LA
CRAFT SHOW/MARKET (UNDER 50 VENDORS): Eastside Handmade
CRAFT STUDIO (SPACE FOR CREATING CRAFTS AND BUYING SUPPLIES): The Tinderbox Craft Collective
FASHION - ACCESSORIES: Foamy Wader
FASHION - APPAREL KIDS & BABIES: Bugaroo
FASHION - APPAREL MENS & WOMENS: Ermie
FOOD- OTHER: Culinary Couture
FOOD- PRESERVES, PICKLED GOODS AND SAUCES: Savour this Sauce
FURNITURE AND LIGHTING: Backwoods Beds
HOME AND GARDEN ACCESSORIES: Blooms in the Air
PET ACCESSORIES: Merrily Yours
PLUSH AND TOY: Janie XY
UPCYCLED ITEMS: Jomama