Not Your Typical Engagement Ring: Custom Jewelry for Gamers


Finding the perfect ring to get engaged with can be more than a little nerve wracking. Taking someone’s entire personality and putting it into one ring is beyond a challenge. Right off the bat, CustomMade customer Justin knew that the average diamond ring wasn’t what he was looking for. He wanted something that was special […]

Cats Included: Custom Cat Furniture


No, our CustomMade artisans who create custom cat furniture are not shipping cats to their customers, but they will design custom furniture for your home with your feline pets in mind. What constitutes cat furniture? Towers and scratching posts like these shown on BuzzFeed would make very cool playgrounds for your cats.  But let’s face […]

Uncommon Beauty from Common Things: Upcycling Ideas for Unique Custom Creations

You provide the old T-shirts and memories.  Project Repat will upcycle them into new chic clothing or accessories like this Nirvana-themed custom T-shirt tote bag.

Upcycling involves reclaiming objects that would otherwise be thrown away and using them to create new works that preserve or improve the quality of the original objects.  If you browse our CustomMade galleries for upcycling ideas and inspirations for your own custom projects, you will see that there is a characteristic aesthetic dimension to this […]

Art Deco Jewelry: Custom Designs, Inspirations, and Restorations

Composed of circles triangles and spheres and with rich purple silver and black colors these Art Deco-style anodized aluminum and sterling silver earrings by Mendy Marks Fine Jewelry pop with an almost electric glow.  The Art Deco period is Mendy’s favorite and she can create custom earrings like these in your choice of colors or in another Art Deco design.

With elegant yet simple geometric designs, silver screen star glamour, and Ancient Egyptian and other exotic inspirations with a machine age edge, the Art Deco jewelry in our

Repurposed Furniture: Custom Upcycling for Your Home

From “I do” to “I don’t know the meaning” this beautiful dictionary stand née wedding podium by Matt Cooper Furniture Design is made from reclaimed teak with inlaid black walnut wedges.

Do you have repurposed furniture in your home? Are you sure? You may be repurposing right now.  Have you brought your work home and spread it out across the dining table? Are you resting your feet on a coffee table? Our practical and creative urges are constantly finding new ways to use our furniture.  Fortunately, […]

Custom Clock Designs

This tiger maple and lacewood solid wood clock by Ben Whitbeck Woodworking with its curved body and bold base with a small drawer would make a wonderful accent.  Ben can design your custom clock around the wood species and dimensions best suited to your home dĂŠcor.

Unique clock designs by CustomMade artisans can brighten any room in your home.  Custom clocks will not only tell the time but also a story through the materials and style you and your artisan will choose for your one-of-a-kind project.  Check out these clock designs from our CustomMade galleries that cover everything from elegant mantle clocks […]

Using Alternative Metals in Jewelry Design: Stainless Steel Jewelry

The “Double Koenig” men’s wedding ring by Spexton Jewelry features a stainless steel band with two raised brushed stripes with alternating drilled dots.  The dropped mirrored edges and center reflect light “for a maximum impact.”  This ring was carved on a hand-driven lathe.

If you’re hypersensitive to gold (or just to its price), have you considered stainless steel jewelry for your next custom jewelry project?  Both

Unique Storage Ideas for Small Spaces

Brinkman Pub Table with Wine Storage by North Texas Wood Works at

Custom storage ideas can make a big difference in even the smallest spaces.  Add a practical twist to a cozy nook with custom furniture that will hold your attention as well as your belongings in a novel way.  Take a look at some works by CustomMade artisans that feature unique storage ideas and perhaps you’ll […]