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Best of Indie Spotlight: Election 2012 – Obama and Romney

November 7, 2012
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Today’s voting day for Americans to decide the next President of the United States. Polls are just starting to close around the country and we’re close to finding out if President Barack Obama or Republican nominee Mitt Romney will be our next President. Supporters of both Obama and Romney can show their red, white, and blue colors with hand crafted Election 2012 accessories. Here are our favorite Obama and Romney finds this week:

Barack Obama Oil Painting
By Awake and Painting
At Etsy

Taryn Day paints this stunning portrait of President Barack Obama. She portrays the President in calm and thoughtful intensity with wide deliberate brushstrokes. This oil painting of Obama would be a fine addition to anyone’s home art gallery.

Oven Mitt Romney
By Oven Mitt Romney

This oven mitt is perfect for all home kitchens of Romney supporters with comic-book style flair. As it says, Oven Mitt Romney has “America’s future is his mitts!!” It’s perfect for your debate parties and election-night party and any political party while you bake up some hot wings and pizza.

Barack Obama Rock the Vote Heels
By Faith Is Fabulous
At Etsy

Stride up to the polls to vote for your President rockin’ these Obama high heel shoes by Faith is Fabulous. These one of a kind heels are decoupaged with printed pictures from the Obama campaign. Walk in style and show your support for your President!

Mitt Romney in Carbonite iPhone 5 Case
By iCaseSeraSera
At Etsy

Ever wanted a Carbonite trophy sculpture of Romney like Han Solo in Star Wars? iCaseSeraSera designed this custom iPhone case of Mitt Romney in Carbonite out of his own drawings by hand. This is a high solution photograph that looks 3D but it is not but looks real enough to show off to your friends. Each case is handmade by iCaseSeraSera using his own unique printing method of instilling the image into a thing aluminum insert that’s heated to permanently adhere to the back of a molded plastic case. He also makes a Han Solo in Carbonite iPhone case for all Star Wars fans out there!

President Barack Obama 2012 doll
By Mark Andrew
At Etsy

This handmade limited edition Obama doll is full of smiles and charm and will make you smile too. One of Mark Andrew’s handsewn Obama dolls was given to President Obama himself in 2010! Your Obama doll will come specially packaged with a picture of President Obama with his Obama doll made by Mark Andrew.

Vanilla Scented Mitt Romney Soap Head
By Soap Heads
At Etsy

Mitt Romney’s head is perfectly sculpted into a bar of soap by Soap Heads. You always knew Romney smells of Vanilla and now you can too every time you wash your hands. Soap Heads also makes a Chocolate Scented Obama head of soap too!

BARK OBAMA 2012 Dog Sweater Knitting Pattern
By My Savannah Cottage
At Etsy

Knit a darling sweater for your pampered pooch with this Bark Obama Dog Sweater knitting pattern by My Savannah Cottage. All proceeds from the sale of this Bark Obama dog sweater pattern to the Barack Obama for President Re-election Campaign. Bark for Obama!

Mitt Romney Voodoo Doll
By LoveHateLuckDolls
At Etsy

This is a one of a kind handmade doll of Mitt Romney that you will find nowhere else but at LoveHateLuckDolls. This Romney doll is stuffed with bad juju, obituaries from newspapers, black poppy seeds, and black pepper. If Romney is not your guy, stick pins in this Romney doll with the 5 pins that come included with your Romney doll as well as a candle, the ace of spades, and voodoo instructions. LoveHateLuckDolls also handsews a good luck juju doll of President Obama stuffed with cloves, allspice, a bay leaf, and a lucky penny.

Obama Tote Bag
By Sparrow Design Group
At Etsy

Show your support for President Barack Obama with this tote bag featuring Obama’s campaign poster in red, white, and blue pop art. Made of upcycled jeans, a belt, and other altered clothes, this one of a kind tote bag is very roomy with many pockets for all your treasures.

Mitt Romney Felt Finger Puppet
By Mullish Muse
At Etsy

Carry an extremely detailed and realistic felt puppet of Romney in your pocket for spur of the moment Romney commentary everywhere you go! Completely hand sewn, your felt finger puppet of Romney is stitched with such realistic detail that you’ll feel that this Governor of Massachusetts is right there with you. And find Romney’s friend President Obama in felt finger puppet form at Mullish Muse too.

Whether you vote Democratic or Republican, celebrate the election and 45th President of the United States with your Obama and Romney fan gear.