NATIONAL HANDMADE DAY
National Handmade Day on April 7 recognizes all those who put forth their creative talents into gifts that warm the heart and leave us awe.
Whether its baked goods, beauty products or woodcraft, quilts, toys or artwork, those who create handmade gifts do so with an eye toward craftsmanship. Some carry on traditions from one generation to the next and others transfer skills learned in a trade making it an art form. From artisans to craftsman, tinkerers and those with eclectic style who create beautiful, functional works of art and scrumptious delights, each shares a bit of their passion.
For anyone who has ever received a handmade gift, we delight in these one-of-a-kind treasures. Baked goods, bath and skin products are savored, and we can’t wait for more. Pottery, jewelry and other designs become heirlooms, handed down from generation to generation, gathering history wherever they go. We marvel at each stitch in a quilt or notch in a carving, the care taken to make just the right cut or to pair scents or colors. Custom pieces carry even more meaning.
From inspiration to finished piece, those who have a passion for handmade crafts delight in their projects. It brings pleasure to their lives, and they enjoy bringing them to you.
HOW TO OBSERVE
Shop your local handmade artisan stores and see their latest offerings. Share your favorite finds and use #NationalHandmadeDay to share on social media.
From Scratch Farm founded National Handmade Day to celebrate all the passion handmade businesses put into making their products and running their businesses.
The Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Handmade Day to be observed annually beginning in 2018.
About From Scratch Farm
Established in 2013, From Scratch Farm is a family business owned and operated by Amy Bierstedt. In her own words, “It started as a family business, with a dream of helping everyone make better, healthier, more organic choices for their body and home.” Their products include lip balms, healing salves, body scrubs, bath salts, vapor rubs, warmer melts, laundry detergents, and wool dryer balls, plus custom-designed postcards and t-shirts. Visit their website or follow them on their social media channels.
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