February is a terrific month in Arizona artists. We get the Tucson Gem Show, The Arizona State Button Show and Valentines Day is our statehood anniversary. This year I traveled to Tucson with friends. Altho the two week show is held in over 40 venues, we focused on The Gem Mall, Holidome, Jogs and Kents Tools. It’s terrific to .
The annual button show hosted by The Arizona State Button Society did not disappoint. I met up with friends Nancy & Vickie at the Hilton Garden Inn in Avondale. I was on a tight schedule and didn’t get to attend any of the mini classes they offered. We enjoyed searching for treasures together. We all have our favorites. The .
This is going to be a colorful show. Flowers & fragrance will abound. I can’t wait to bring new items. I’m inspired to create with vibrant hues. I gathered gorgeous vintage butons from the recent Arizona State Button Show & I can’t wait to create with them. Please say hello if you attend and see me in the boutique. .
It’s with great excitement I get to announce that I am a new monthly vendor at a terrific event called Sweet Salvage. If you’ve never been, you must check out the photos and go if you can. From floor to ceiling, treasures abound. Launched over 6 years ago, owner Kim and manager Heather have created something unique. Sweet Salvage is .
The recent Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market at Westworld did not disappoint. There were so many fun shoppers & great treausres to be found. I had a photo gallery of artwork from a 1950’s student named Elizabeth Finkler. On the back of some of the drawings were signatures from teachers and occasionally their grades. These were popular at .
Small picture frames are ideal for jewelry trays. You can use them on your dresser or your bathroom counter tops. I bring them to my jewelry shows like Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market so my shoppers have something to carry their small items around on. They are very simple to make and can be a fun craft for .
Early June, 2017 I stopped by Everyone Loves Flowers within Barnone in Gilbert. I met shopper Miissa who was buying one of our hand stamped initial charm necklaces. We struck up a converstaion and I mentioned our copper I Heart AZ charm necklacs. She bought one sight unseen. Milissa mentioned it would be great to have a Heart of .
Happy to share that my button ponytail cable ties made a top 25 list. A blogger from craft&diy.com chose it from my website and included it in the list. They added the link to my website. Now others are reposting the original list with different titles. Here is the craft if you’d like to make it too.
This fabulous event is right around the corner. It happens twice a year at Westworld in Scottsdale. We have 180 vendors and 15,000 folks will attend it. It will be Sept 15-17, 2017 and late April 2018. I will once again have my corner booth #37. It is 15’x30′ of so much fun. Channel 3 featured my booth and .
25 Amazingly Creative Ways To Repurpose Vintage Jewelry What a thrill to see one of my DIY crafts chosen for a TOP 25 list within Country Living Magazine.