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* Shopping in London & Paris May 2018

Recently I traveled to London & Paris with 4 girlfriends. We booked our flights & VRBO and then the royal wedding was announced to be the weekend after we left London. We were glad not to be there during the mad rush of tourists. While in London I collected a variety of keychains with the intention of making a .
* April 2018 Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market

* April 2018 Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market

What a terrific show we had at WestWorld In April. Vendor load in happened over 3 days from Wednesday to Friday. The event kicked off Friday evening from 5-9pm. Shoppers paid $50 in advance or $65 at the door and they had the first picks from all of the booths. They also got a FREE drink coupon that included .
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* 2018 Tucson Gem & Mineral Show

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 .
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* 2018 Arizona State Button Show

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 ┬ásearching for treasures together. We all have our favorites. The .
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* Backroads and Blooms at Sweet Salvage March 15-18

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. .
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* Ruby Mae Now at Sweet Salvage

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.┬áLaunched over 6 years ago, owner Kim and manager Heather have created something unique. Sweet Salvage is .
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* Junk In The Trunk Fun Photos – September 2017

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 .

* A Chance Encounter Leads To A New Product Line

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 .

* 2016 AZ State Button Convention

So many wonderful buttons at this year’s 2016 button convention held in Avondale Arizona in February 2016. The event is hosted by the Arizona State Button Society and the theme this year was presidents. You wouldn’t know by looking at the photo of everyone sitting around the tables digging through boxes of buttons, but this is my happy place. .

* 2015 AZ State Button Convention

Oh what a day Nancy & I had together at this years AZ State Button Society’s annual show. It’s always held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Avondale. This room might not look like much but for us, it’s heaven. 95% of the buttons are displayed on boards and you flip thru them like record albums. The show theme .
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