Forget designer handbags. Sustainable is fashionable and a St. Petersburg designer is transforming discarded goods into exciting accessories.
From books to coffee sacks to old signs, Danni LeTendre makes beautiful handbags and totes from materials discarded all over the Bay Area.
Kimberli Cummings has been molding mud for almost three decades and has created thousands of pieces. She showed us how she transforms a squishy, brown wedge into a work of art.
Artist Kimberli Cummings has been molding mud into works of art for 30 years. In her Tampa studio, she creates one-of-a-kind pieces to please every imagination.
From beautiful murals to impressive sculptures, there are many gifted artists in the Bay Area.
In a garage in the artsy south Pinellas County city of Gulfport, Eric Folsom uses some uncommon techniques, including a 7,000 º flame, to create his art.
A Tampa man with a passion for woodworking has found his calling. Allan Gutcher handcrafts baseball bats in his garage, but he has big dreams for the company's future.
Allan Gutcher became passionate about woodworking in middle school and continued the craft into adulthood. It wasn't until after his son won the Pony World Series that he made his first bat.
We live, work, and play on the waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, but the items people leave behind are dangerous for marine life. A group called Planet Love Life has a solution for the problem of nets left behind by anglers.
Discarded fishing nets litter Florida's beaches and waterways, but a Bay Area company is transforming those nets into beautiful jewelry, that's also good for the environment.
What's not to love about an empanada? A fluffy, flaky pastry filled with savory meats and vegetables, easily eaten on the go, is something almost anyone can appreciate.
Mark Noll ditched his job as a computer programmer and started making jewelry about 15 years ago. Using discarded countertops, he creates one-of-a-kind wearable works of art from this studio in downtown St. Petersburg, Florida.
If you've been to Acropolis, Oxford Exchange, The Library, or dozens of other places around Tampa Bay, you've probably tasted their creations before. In today's Made in Tampa Bay, we're taking you inside Gulf Coast Sourdough in Tampa.
There’s a new food truck serving up sweet treats around the Bay Area, and the two sisters who run it are seeking out the best local ingredients to whip up their creations.
A family-owned company in Palmetto, Florida is using technology to make products to help the blind live more independently.
When it comes to their family-owned welding and metal fabrication business, Ed Bartles and his son Matt say, “If you can think it, we can do it.” The father-son duo is using sophisticated technology and good old-fashioned creativity to make custom, unique works of art.
If you are looking for the boat of your dreams, Largo’s Intrepid Power Boats is a good place to start. They have been making custom boats in the Bay Area for 30 years.
St. Petersburg has taken on the role as the “glass coast,” and one studio helps the area shine even brighter. Inside Zen Glass Studio, art shines.
You won’t find an ice cream scoop inside this ice cream shop. Xu Bi has been rolling ice cream at Icesmile for about three years and always tries to bring the newest creations to his customers.
Tucked deep inside the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area, NJoy Spirits Distillery is a bit of a trek for most. But for the whiskey connoisseur or those looking for an interesting way to spend the day, Njoy is worth the journey.