Monday, February 21, 2011

Ruffles and Rust

Have you ever considered throwing a Flea Market?

I’m pretty sure dotting all the I’s and crossing all the T’s,

getting the vendors together, the cars parked and the buyers through the door,

would be enough to make most pull their hair and run away screaming.

But when its over and it was a screaming success,

life is good…

I hope Timi is enjoying the the good life, and a day with her feet up!

It was a wonderful show, and thankfully I had my phone to take pictures…

This was my booth right before “show time”.




We love coming north, but now it is time to

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head this circus train home, we’ve got lots to do.

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but I just wanted to say…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

My Name Is…

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I’ve stamped it, soldered it,

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Maybe I should have put my address on the back,

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But I didn’t..

I made these this  past weekend at Terri’s, check out the different classes that Terri Brush offers.  I also noticed there were 2 spots  left in  the Sunday class  for Dream Girls.

You will want to come, even if you haven’t ever soldered and don’t consider yourself particularly  artistic or crafty, come join us for the day.

You will have so much fun and go home with and a wonderful bracelet!

We are packing the trailer and getting things ready to go to Ruffles and Rust.

Here is information I copied from Timi’s blog.

You will be able to purchase tickets through Wednesday at:

Poppyseeds in Stanwood

Glitter & Ivy in Monroe

The Well Dressed Home in Bothell

Today’s Country Store in Sumner

Annie’s  on First in downtown Snohomish will still be the only store selling tickets on Thursday.

Tickets will be available at the door on Friday night.

Everyone who has purchased tickets ahead of time will be in our VIP LINE.  The doors open at 5pm sharp BUT we will start checking our VIP’s in at 4:30. This way when the doors open you will just be able to walk right in. No waiting to get checked in.

Those buying tickets at the door will not be able to start purchasing tickets until 5pm

We have lots of great prizes to give away, we will be having appetizers by Katherine who is well known for her fabulous foods at Barn House and was the caterer at our very first event The Collection in Bothell.

We look forward to seeing you and your beautiful hats!

Here is coupon for you to print out, and present at the door for a discount on Saturday.



We have more than a trailer full to take.  So…. if you see what looks like a BIG OLE’ MESS driving down the road, with all kinds of ruffles and rust tied to the top, falling out the back door, headed north.

Just pretend you don’t see us.


Thursday, February 3, 2011

So Many Fun Things To Do!

I have enjoyed the past several weeks with a laid back schedule, getting things done, working at home.   I have been working on getting an Etsy Site  put together, its coming but not as quickly as I would hope.  Lots and lots of projects to complete, things to do, but I am so looking forward to getting out and about.

I’m dong a lot in Washington in the next few weeks.  I am going next weekend to Chehalis to attend a couple of workshops that Terri Brush is giving.  I am so excited about what she is going to be teaching.  Last summer she gave Cindy and I these bracelets when we took our road trip to San Diego.

I love this bracelet and I am SO EXCITED to make one!


or maybe it will look more like this.


The other day she is teaching a necklace, this is one of the class samples.


Check out Terri’s class schedule, maybe you could join us!


On February 18th & 19th, I am heading north to Monroe, Washington for Ruffles and Rust.


This is gong to be a really amazing show you will definitely want to be there.


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March 5th and 6th I will be going back to Washington to join Tiffany and her group of Dream Girls. 

This is going to be so much fun and there are still a few spaces left if you would like to join us.

One of the days we are making these wonderful bracelets,


And the other day is this fun bird cage.


I am still in the business of selling old stuff, even if it looks like I am spending most of my time learning new fun art projects and hanging out with my friends.

I have been buying some great old things, perhaps I will be providing the  majority of rust for Ruffles and Rust… (and who doesn’t love  great rust??)

Seems to be what I am finding the most of these days…Maybe something to do with the rain???


The most exciting thing I have to share is about Terri Brushes’ Spring Art Camp, in Lincoln City Oregon.  This is a wonderful 3 days of art and relaxation on the Oregon beach.  I have blogged about this many times and I am so excited to be going again. 

For the next couple of days (until February 5th) she is giving a $100 discount on tuition.  Check out the details, it is a great time for learning new skills and making new friends! 

I hope you can come.

Camp Schedule

Spring 2011  Art Camp

Thursday,  April 28th        check in after 4pm

April 29, 30, May 1st  Classes

   Monday,  May 2nd              check out by 10 am