Great Handmade Finds from the 50 States: Alabama through Maryland

For July 4th, I'm taking stock of some of the beautiful, handmade objects that can be found across the U.S.A. In this edition, you'll find objects handmade objects from twenty different states, ranging from photography and pottery to textiles and woodwork.

1. Alabama: Crayon Box Quilt, Vicki's Quilt Creations in Selma, Alabama, $150
2. Alaska: Cotton soft rope rug, Alaska Rug Company in Kodiak, Alaska, $99
3. Arizona: Aqua Blue Dream Catcher, Arizona Dreams in Phoenix, Arizona, $25
4. Arkansas: Windswept Willow Wire Sculpture, Feathers of the Forest in Ozark, Arkansas, $49+
5. California: Yarn Bowl, Andersen Pottery in Santa Rosa, California, $32
6. Colorado: Stormy Skies Handmade Leather Travel Journal, The Rootless Spruce in Broomfield, Colorado, $95
7. Connecticut: Cherry, figured maple, and walnut cutting board, Alchemy Woodshop in Hadlyme, Connecticut, $65
8. Delaware: African Gazelle Mask, Alexandra Zombieland in Wilmington, Delaware, $20
9. Florida: Beeswax Candle Milk Glass Vase Collection, Fresh Pastry Stand in Gainesville, Florida, $75
10. Georgia: July 5th Color Photograph, Humboldt Street in Savannah, Georgia, $30+
11. Idaho: Soap Sample Grab Bag, The Scented Retreat in Meridian, Idaho, $12.50
12. Hawaii: Kitchen Crock/ Flower Vase, Uturn in Kapaau, Hawaii, $34
13. Illinois: Cast Iron Antler Wall Hooks, Make Some Waves in Lombard, Illinois, $18
14. Indiana: Favorite Things Pencils, Amanda Catherine Designs in Indianapolis, Indiana, $12
15. Iowa: Concrete Corn Paperweight, Blind Bicyclist in Iowa City, Iowa, $12
16. Kansas: Bear Silhouette Bookends, just4theartofit in Peck, Kansas, $56
17. Kentucky: Wood Salad Tongs, Fine Wine Caddy in Berea, Kentucky, $20
18. Louisiana: Retro Bottle Opener, Chic Shabby & Unique in New Orleans, Louisiana, $6.99
19. Maine: Linen Dish Towel Set, Leighton Point Linen in Pembroke, Maine, $48
20. Maryland: Small Catch-All Ring Bowl, A Fiber Circus in Baltimore, Maryland, $20

(Image credits: Vicki's Quilt Creations; Alaska Rug Company; Arizona Dreams; Feathers of the Forest; Andersen Pottery; The Rootless Spruce; Alchemy WoodShop; Alexandra Zombieland; Fresh Pastry Stand; Humboldt Street; The Scented Retreat; Uturn; Make Some Waves; Amanda Catherine Designs; Blind Bicyclist; just4theartofit; Fine Wine Caddy; Chic Shabby & Unique; Leighton Point Linen; A Fiber Circus)

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