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 […]

Custom Rustic Chic Furniture and Décor

This custom rustic wood coat/towel rack by Modern Rustic Art was made from fallen maple branches that were cut and assembled so that the unique bark growth rings and shapes of the individual pieces add an organic counterpoint to the modern frame and hooks.

What is rustic chic? For some people, rustic style is akin to “decorating like an old western saloon.”  Real and mythic images of the Old West, rural America, and iconic log cabins (and saloons) are cultural touchstones that, of course, loom large in our style vocabulary. So where does something like this rustic wood coat/towel […]

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 […]

Custom Outdoor Benches by Hooper Hill Custom Metal Designs

The Summers Personalized Steel Bench by Hooper Hill Custom Metal Designs at

Does winter’s approach have you dreaming about spring? Warm yourself with thoughts of days outdoors and start planning some additions to your lawn and garden.  Custom outdoor benches can turn shady spots into inviting areas to rest, reflect, or converse with friends.  Greg Hooper of Hooper Hill Custom Metal Designs in Roscoe, MO, has over […]

What is Live Edge Design?

Cherry Slab Bench by Pernt at

It’s easier to identify furniture made from live edge wood than to understand what live edge means.  When you look at custom live edge furniture, you probably can imagine if not see the profile of the tree that yielded the wood for the piece.  If you examine the edges of the wood slabs, the rough, […]