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8 Items To Add To Your Holiday Gift List

Not sure what to get that special someone this holiday season? We have got you covered! This is a small list of some of the things we have been using, love to support, or even just want the world to know about that have enriched our creative processes and made us smile.  So be sure and get someone you love something that can help them create in new and powerful ways! 1. SUBPAC M2 – WEARABLE, TACTILE AUDIO SYSTEM   “Used by…

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The Sneerwell

Josh Harvey, the mastermind of The Sneerwell creates beautiful hand-crafted, custom jewelry, lighters, flasks and home goods. Not only is the artist truly talented in glass etching, he has a real passion for the craft. He finds inspiration for his one of a kind pieces through British macabre, rock n’ roll, the American Frontier, Hot Rod culture and anything to do with the sea. Photography by D. Scott Clark & Katrin Bell

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Retro Radio

Retro Radio is a blissful culmination of mid-century beauty with state of the art technologies. Starting with a distinctive mid-century radio, the dusty internals that were designed to play AM radio stations are then removed; making way for hight end audio amplifiers supplying as much as 100 watts (compare that to about 5-10 watts in the original amplifiers). Then, the old paper speakers are replaced with high power woofers and tweeters to bring your music alive! Retro Radios can play…

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Myah Bailey’s Art Prints & Graphic Tees

Myah Bailey, originally from Portland, OR is currently living and working in Denver and is one of our favorite illustrators and artists.  Come in and pick up one of her fantastic metallic prints or a graphic tee shirt, great gift for your cool best friend.  She and her husband Scott Bailey recently opened the super fantastic Sally Centigrade Gallery in historic Larimer Square.  Be sure to stop in next time you’re in Denver and give them some love.     Photography…

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Liz Quan

Simplicity and sophistication inform these unique sculptural objects by Liz Quan. Whether for display on your table, desk, or grouped together as a collection, these functional and non functional objects invite play and curiosity through opposing materials and your imagination. Liz Quan lives an works out of her studio in Boulder, CO. *** Working in clay is like being back in kindergarten. Remember playing with circle, square, and triangle blocks? Frederick Froebel’s premise as the creator of the concept of…

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The 14er Summit Register

Introducing The 14er Summit Register.  A limited edition print by artist and designer Nathan Downy, designed to help you track your climbs in a simple, elegant way using the print and its accompanying stamp/ink pad. Each register is hand screened here in Colorado by the artist and a few fellow climbers.  Now available at madelife.

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Jewelry to live in: Botticelli’s Niece

Many materials are repurposed or are hand-gathered from around the world, to make each piece uniquely special.  The unusual combination of materials, including high karat gold, sterling silver, vintage pieces and gemstones, come together in unexpected ways,  each with it’s own narrative. Every design is custom crafted for the individual. This is  jewelry to layer and live in. Botticelli’s Niece designer Ellen Miller trained at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art). Her designs have been featured in  the Sundance ,…

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Artifact Furniture

ARTIFACT  : a Steamboat Springs collaboration between fabricator Cactus and artist Brian Leach. Artifact creates one on a kind, furniture as art pieces. Rustic yet modern benches with intricate inlays and sometimes many different types of reclaimed hard woods, paired with sleek and modern steel.  Each piece is engraved with the date, materials and artist signature. Photography by D. Scott Clark and Katrin Bell

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Lorien Powers

Beautifully hand crafted jewelry by Lorien Powers from Lake Tahoe, CA. Necklaces, bracelets, cuffs and rings available in the Madelife show room. Photography by Brianna Hayes.

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ABJ Glassworks

  ABJ Glassworks is a small handmade business based in Philadelphia, PA. Ashley Bram-Johnson (ABJ) creates whimsical and modern pieces using traditional stained glass techniques. Each product is made with the environment in mind, using eco-friendly techniques, non-toxic flux, and lead-free silver alloy solder.  These fun and dimensional products are perfect for any home. Stop by madelife today to view these pretty pieces.   Photography by Brianna Hayes & D. Scott Clark

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Swear Jar Design

Kurt Van Maarth is Swear Jar Design.  One of the original makers we curated when opening in 2011, Swear Jar is simple, elegant and modern, with an edge.  Go with either a paper airplane pendant or bread tag necklace, or one of the many other quirky necklaces for a little flair.  Designed and manufactured in Boulder, CO.   Photography by D. Scott Clark

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