There's something about handmade things that I go crazy about. I claim to be pretty crafty, but it's amazing to see what other people can do with their hands and their imagination! My taste ranges from beautiful landscapes to funky folk art. When we travel, my souvenirs are usually paintings, pottery or quirky little pieces of art that I will probably never see again.
Here are a few of my favorites...
This beautiful landscape was painted by a woman who is a cancer survivor and donates all of her proceeds to cancer research:
These two funky friends are made from gourds:
However, in my biased opinion, my most beautiful pieces of art are pieces like these: