California Findings


Filtered By Artisans & Makers

Meet the Maker - Laguna Beach Textile Company

July 19 2018
Resort-like quality towels and blankets for the beach and bath without the resort-like prices? Oh yeah.

Meet the Maker - Sweet Llamita

July 13 2018
Brenda Castillo is the wonderfully talented and clever Maker behind Sweet Llamita. Her greeting card collection recognizes the beauty in all the glorious shades that we are, in all the communities that we are a part of.  Check it out.

Meet the Maker - Betsey Carter

July 10 2018
We have crossed paths with Betsey Carter at Maker events across the state and she's always generous with a warm smile and a chit-chat. Talk about personifying the California spirit - she embodies "no bad days".

Meet the Maker - Honey Belle

July 05 2018
Say hello to Honey Belle - your skin care game changer. Read more about the mission and makers behind this luxurious natural brand.

Meet the Maker - Pacific Pickle Works

June 21 2018
To the deeply loved but clearly neglected Bloody Mary. To the offshoot Bloody Maria (that's a Mary with Tequila - you're welcome). To the many cheese plates and relish trays that we failed to elevate to cult status we say, "We have seen the error of our ways and we have been redeemed." Thanks to the Pickles at Pacific Pickle Works.

Meet the Maker - Saltwater & Feathers

June 19 2018
There's a calm and a warmth that comes through in every hand-illustrated, sustainable Saltwater & Feathers design. You'll think of a dozen friends who would love them. Then you'll think about how they'd deliver the perfect dose of calm to the craziness of your office space. To give or to keep? The struggle is real.

Meet the Maker - Lulu LilyBird

June 15 2018
Carol Roberts calls her Lulu LilyBird line "Jewelry for the Soul" and we think that's a pretty perfect description. Read more about this soulful, unique line in today's Meet the Maker.

Meet the Maker - Skin Ritual

June 12 2018
Brett Komanovsky is an incredible alchemist. She makes clean, practical, luxurious deodorant and skin care products that are affordable and completely addictive. She also happens to have beaten breast cancer at the tender age of 42. 

Meet the Maker - Simply Straws

June 07 2018
You my friend are a groundbreaker and the keeper of the cool! You're earth conscious and animal friendly and just frigging happening! Feel good? Me too. Which is why I'm so happy that our subscribers are now officially part of the cool kids club. 

Meet the Maker - Crunchy Beauty

May 23 2018

Crunchy Beauty's line of clean, truly natural products perform beautifully and never use synthetic ingredients, fillers or preservatives. Read more about the Science Teacher turned natural beauty alchemist behind the brand in today's Meet the Maker.


Meet the Maker - Four Points Trading Co.

May 21 2018

Meet the Maker - Urbana Sacs

May 17 2018
We've seen a lot of products and met a lot of Makers, but we have NEVER seen anything like this. If you're into fashion, sustainability, handbags, housewares, cool things that look like other things or wine or water or conversation pieces you MUST check out this incredible brand.

Meet the Maker - Craft and Copper

May 15 2018
I like simplicity. Which is why I love what Brenna Van Norman, the artist behind Craft and Copper calls "adornments for everyday life". Read more about this talented designer's philosophy in today's Meet the Maker.

Meet the Maker - Olive Alchemy

May 11 2018
Olive Alchemy had been on my list of 'gotta try' places in town, but I had no idea how fun the experience would be and how extraordinary the product is! These are not your ordinary oils and vinegars. Not even close.

Meet the Maker - Fiber & Dye

May 08 2018
Fiber & Dye is what I always wish for when I'm in the card store reading vapid sentiments that don't relate at all to me or my people. It's founder, Lisa Aihara is here to be your new designer friend. You're going to have to arm wrestle me for her.

Meet the Maker: -CA Makes-

April 20 2018
Whether you're a functional up do'er or an ornamental up do'er -CA Makes- has the hair accessory you've been dreaming about. 

Meet the Maker - Robyn Rhodes

April 17 2018

Robyn Rhodes' mission is to create beautiful designs worn by many of the world's most glamorous women (and me) while staying true to her deep rooted sense of community and accessibility. Her collection combines glamour with infinite wearability. But that's not where her commitment ends.

Meet the Maker - p.o.p. candy co.

April 13 2018
Remember the peanut brittle of old? Yeah, this ... is not that. It's nuanced, richly flavored, somehow not cloyingly sweet, buttery heaven. And Rachel and Bill have a blast making and sharing it.
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