Recap: Artisan Made Show: Mother’s Day Edition

In case you missed it, the Artisan Made Show: Mother's Day Edition was fun and right on time. With the big day being exactly one week away, our American Makers are making it easy for you to treat mom with the best of American Made. Our show lineup included several Indie Business Network member artisan entrepreneurs proudly representing seven states: Wyoming, Connecticut, Maryland, Illinois, and Louisiana.

As you know, the Artisan Made Show makes it fun and easy for you Meet the Makers | Shop the Brands. Here are the streams from the show, along with all of the shopping links, specials and discount codes you need. Don't miss this opportunity to support local small businesses, and maybe even connect with one in or near your hometown!

Sandy Engels: The Purple Sage: Ethel, LA

The Purple Sage is a line of bath and body care products created to encourage modern mid-life women to live and love boldly. Your Mother's Day Gift Set includes a bar of handmade soap, a candle, a bottle of Purple Sage signature Bubbleaux bath product, and a bottle of lotion in your scent of choice: Courage (oakmoss/sandalwood/musk/vanilla), Balance (lavender/rosemary/patchouli), Harmony (milk and honey), Stress Relief (lavender/sage), and Wisdom (spearmint/patchouli). Get a travel sized lotion when you purchase the beautifully pre-packaged gift set!

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Get free shipping on everything, always … plus a free gift with purchase when you shop for mom now!

Shop the Mother's Day Collection! Important: place your order no later than May 5 to arrive in time for Mother's Day gifting!

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Watch the stream and learn more about The Purple Sage at their Facebook page.

Katherine Dexter: Wild House: Cheyenne, Wyoming

Katherine believes in and lives the power of simplicity for all of life, especially when it comes to your skincare routine. For Mother's Day, Katherine has partnered with four incredible makers to deliver a collection that Mom will love.

It includes one full size Wild House Clay Mask of your choice, a 1/2 lb bag of Sea Salt Caramels from the Dallas Caramel Company, a lovely inspirational notebook from Anthology Albums, a 3-oz hand-poured candle from Wyoming Candle Co., and a handmade and hand-stamped leather bracelet from Alexis Drake. All of the products are artisan made in small batches, and they are beautiful!

You have to watch the video to see all the great products!

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Treat Mom (or yourself!) to the Wild House Mother's Day Gift Collection at this link.

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Watch the stream and learn more about Wild House at their Facebook page.

Ann Stoll: Blossom's Barn: Melvin, IL

Located in central Illinois, Ann's production studio is positioned on her family farm. She uses goat's milk in her products … and she and her family also raise and milk the goats! Ann has two gift boxes of love for Mom.

Mom's Special Box contains a box of locally made handmade chocolates, a locally made pair of adorable earrings, and several Blossom's Barn products: two bath fizzies, a body butter a handmade soap made with madder root and natural diamond dust colorant, and a complimentary handmade Mother's Day card. All of this comes in a pretty bright pink box.

Mom's Pamper Box contains a box of locally made handmade chocolates, and several Blossom's Barn products: a bottle of liquid soap, an aromatherapy bath soak made with goat milk and Epsom salts, a locally made pair of adorable earrings, and a lovely “You Are Created For a Purpose” tee shirt … you can choose the size! All of this comes in a pretty bright pink box.

Each box saves you 15% to 18% off the price of all of the products when purchased separately! Make sure to watch the video to see all the colors and products! If Mom doesn't want a box, you can buy three bars of Blossom's Barn handmade soap and get a fourth totally free!



Get your Mom's Box now at this link! Shop handmade goat's milk soap here.

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Watch the stream and learn more about Blossom's Barn at their Facebook page.

Lisa Kennally: Wild Air Skin Care: Clinton, CT

Lisa has been selling her products to spas for 15 years. Her collection includes body butter, body lotion, body scrub and body oil in 6 scents: Lemon Verbena, Chocolate, Eucalyptus & Mint, Cranberry Orange, Island Coconut, and Pumpkin Spice. (The best sellers are Lemon Verbena and Eucalyptus & Mint.) A portion of the proceeds of each Wild Air Skin Care order goes towards her local food bank.

Don't miss the amazing texture of the body scrub in the video presentation!



Lisa offers fee shipping to the lower 48 states, with no minimum order. Handy Quad Pay (4 interest free payments) is available for orders of $35 or more, so you can spread your payment over time.

Shop for mom (or yourself) now!

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Watch the stream and learn more about Wild Air Skin Care at their Facebook page.

Rhonda Walters: Rare Glo: Gaithersburg, MD

Rhonda, who is also a licensed hair dresser, started her business when she began to use raw African black soap and shea butter on her skin. Today, Rare Glo offers a collection of products, including some treats for Mom. All products are vegan.

The Mother's Day Gift Sets come in two varieties: sensuous Spring Fling and refreshing Raspberry Beret. Each one contains Rare Glo's skin and hair butter, and your choice of either a bar of handmade soap or a Three-in-One Shea Mango Butter Lotion Bar.

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Save 10% on each order over $15 through May 3 at 11:5pm ET using code: SHOPSMALL10. Plus, get free shipping on all orders over $50 … all the time! Watch the video to get all the details.

Buy three face and body bars and get one free!

Treat Mom to a a limited edition Mother's Day Gift Set!

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Watch the stream and learn more about Rare Glo at their Facebook page.

Stacey Ventura: Be Blends: Ellicott City, MD

Be Blends primarily sells online, but soon, they will open their brick and mortar. Meanwhile, check out their products, each of which starts with an essential oil blend infused into soap, candles, insect repellent, liquid soap, liquid foaming soap and more.

Stacey also makes aromatherapy bracelets designed to complement wherever you are in your busy life. Each bracelet comes with an aromatherapy blend that you place onto the bracelet beads to take your blend with you all day long. Choose from a variety: Believe, Inner Strength, Chakra, Healing, Solace, Therapeutic, Vitality, and more.



Get the Be Blends Mother's Day Gift Set, with a generously sized 16-oz. candle, a 2-oz. lotion, and a lip balm.

Through Sunday, get 15% off your entire purchase using coupon code: ARTISAN15 at the Be Blends website. Get the Mother's Day Gift Set here.

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Watch the stream and learn more about Be Blends at their Facebook page.

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About Donna Maria Coles Johnson

Donna Maria is an author, podcaster, attorney, and the founder and CEO of the Indie Business Network, providing affordable product liability insurance and mentoring. Donna Maria teaches Makers and Creative Entrepreneurs how to use technology and community to build a profitable, sustainable business.