Christmas Loft

I’m trying not to stress about the show. It’s much, much easier this year because I have a new little helper elf who likes to take charge. Angie has grabbed all my little vague half-started projects and either made them better herself or directed me how to finish them. I’m …

Display bits, 2008

I should probably be finishing up my stack of rings, but I couldnt’ help myself. This is what I spent all day yesterday doing (painting and gluing and cutting and folding):

Christmas Loft 2008

(Click for Larger) This private shopping party at the Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design is going to be totally fabulous. I will be dressed to the tens (the nines aren’t fancy enough!) and we’ll have a jazz band and martinis, and it’s going to be beautiful and intimate …

Rack Cards

The very kind people at the CBCCD, through a funding program, have allowed me the financial ability to have rack cards printed – plus business cards and the Moo cards I talked about this week. I spent far too many hours designing these things – struggling with niggly details, staring …

New Moo Business Cards

You’ve probably seen my tiny finger-sized business cards from moo.com. I’ve got funding for more print materials so I’m using part of it to print some business-card-sized cards from Moo. The very best part is every card can have a different image on it! I chose 30 different images. Here …

Earrings

These are the earrings I made for the home show I had on Sunday: And yesterday I got a whole passel of new beads, including flowers, raspberries, butterflies, leaves and crackle beads – so of course I had to make more! These are destined for the Cape Breton Centre for …

Home Shows

I had a wonderful evening on Sunday. My man’s mother wanted to host a jewellery party, so I packed up and went out. I had no plans, but it worked out really well! Lots of people had fun, everybody got a wee pendant for a door prize, and I did …

End of Feblahruary

I think I burned myself out making things for my fall shows – I’ve made barely anything all winter. It’s time to ramp it back up, though! First up, getting this blog internal. It took some finagling, but I think I’m all set. Next, I’ll take and show you some …

Craft Show – St. Theresa’s

My first show went pretty well! It was tiring, and my knee was pretty much destroyed for about a week, but I’m feeling much better now. I had a lot of crazy interest in my work but relatively few people bought anything; it just wasn’t my market. But that’s ok! …

Display Ideas

Just sketching out the ideas in my head! Click the picture to go to Flickr, where you can hover over the image to see notes on various areas.

Fall Shows

Here’s where you can buy my work this fall! October 12, 13, 14 St. Theresa’s Hall, St. Peter’s Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia November 9, 10, 11 NSCC Marconi Campus, Sydney, Nova Scotia November 23, 24, 25 Victoria Park at the Armories, Sydney, Nova Scotia Also, some previews! And the completed …

Display & Packaging

Voila! Except for the stamp, this was all handmade by yours truly (and even the stamp I designed). I was solving all kinds of problems – keeping sets together, where to put chains, branding, coding and pricing (on stickers on the back, which I can mail merge from my inventory …

Arts North

My parents took a little trip up to Arts North and around the Cabot Trail a couple of weeks ago just so they could drop off some work for me, see the gallery and just take a little trip! Here’s a collage of some photos they took – they’re mostly …

Arts North

Hey whoah, I was just wondering about Arts North but it didn’t seem like I’d been added.. until I went here and scrolled down to the New Artists! To save you the scrolling, I have my own page here. Yay me!

Girls’ Night Out 2007

I had a really great time at the show last night. I was a little stressed due to not having left myself quite enough time, but my man and my mom are fantastic and they got me through it in one piece. Two new sets of designs evolved for this …

Mock Display Thoughts

I’m working on some display ideas for an upcoming show at the local Girl’s Night Out fundraiser for Transition House. Click on each photo for notes at my Flickr stream. I’d love your thoughts!

Arts North

I’m struggling with my light box – I burnt out a bulb yesterday and got a replacement today, plus a side lamp, but it still doesn’t seem to be bright enough. Or angled properly. Or something. Anyway. I needed to take some photos to be featured on Arts North, so …

Craft Market – Afterwards

So the show! Had to load and unload the car in the pouring rain; had a four-hour set-up that was completely killer on the back and knees and feet on the concrete floors, which became a recurring theme throughout the weekend. BUT we suffer for our art, no? I think …