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Junk In The Trunk April 2019 Captured in Photos

What a show, what great shoppers. It never gets old being a vendor at Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market. I’ve been doing this show twice a year for 6 years. I was not at the first one that was held in a Phoenix backyard and drew a crowd of 600.The city of Phoenix told the organizers Coley & .
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AZ State Button Show 2019 Must See Buttons

This years button show in Avondale did not disappoint. It was hosted by the Phoenix Button Hooks with the theme Wild West Roundup and there was something for everyone. You can find button locally in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Prescott and Tucson. Members meet each month to talk button history, materials and the latest finds. Membership in the AZ State Button .
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Gem and Mineral Show Tucson, Arizona 2019

There’s more then just rocks at the annual Gem & Mineral Show held in Tucson, Arizona. The 2 week event is held in over 45 venues around town. It is the largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world. TheTucson Gem and Mineral Show® has enjoyed international stature since the 1970s, and was the first gem .
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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 .
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* Sweet Salvage & Junk In The Trunk Vintage Markets

When I started my small business 6 years ago I had no way of knowing I would meet so many new people, make such lasting friendships and work such a variety of events. In late November I was invited to be a vendor at the once monthly 4 day show called Sweet Salvage. It began over 6 years ago .
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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  searching 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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* 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 .
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* Picture Frame Jewelry Trays Craft & DIY

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 .
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