Thursday, December 31, 2009

50 & Fab!

Christmas has come and gone. . .craft shows are done for awhile. . .and a new year is upon us. For those of us "of a certain age", that age is the big five-oh! Many in my circle will reach that milestone in 2010, and a few have blazed the trail already. One was a former coworker whose surprise party I attended in December. No black balloons for her--just this kitty pin to help her show the world what she's made of!

For anyone wondering, I will reach my milestone in April, so you have four months to come up with a fabulous gift!


Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Designing Women

No, not the classic sitcom...the holiday sale!

The Designing Women’s Last-Minute Shopping Holiday Open House

Saturday, December 12 10 - 4

Sunday, December 13 Noon - 4

Jane Falion / Firefly Designs
Elegant beaded jewelry, including necklaces, earrings, pendants and bracelets at a variety of price ranges. Vintage “postcard” pins.

Jeanie Croope / The Marmelade Gypsy
Collaged journals, book and gift tags, note cards, hand-painted silk scarves, hand-knit items including felted purses, scarves and kitchen cloths, holiday items.

Judy Labovitz / Potter, Greater Lansing Potter’s Guild
Functional pottery including trays, bowls, platters and cake plates

Claudia Ottinger / Clawdia’s Creations
Polymer clay Jewelry, beads and items inspired by cats!

Brenda Ginther / Wooden Shoe Herb Farm
Soaps, tea, potpourri and naturals

Free gift wrap of most items (donations gratefully accepted!)

Gentlemen! Don’t forget the women in your life! We have things they’ll love – and you can have most gifts wrapped and ready to give!

4322 Greenwood, Okemos
We are located in Forest Hills subdivision, off Dobie and Hatch Roads.

From the north, enter from Dobie Road on Birchwood – Greenwood intersects 4 blocks later – turn right.
OR, from the south, from Dobie turn right on Hatch and go 5 blocks to Greenwood. Turn left.

Avoid the crowds and parking hassles at the mall and get your shopping done in a friendly, stress-free environment!

Oh, and there will be cookies. . .


Sunday, December 6, 2009

Old Town Underground cancelled

After just posting yesterday about the Old Town Underground Artists' Market , I received a message early this morning that the market for today has been cancelled. I'm not sure how and why a show gets cancelled at the last minute in December, the best time of year for us crafty types, but that is the information I received. I apologize if anyone makes the trip over there for nothing today.

I'll be doing a home show next weekend...not my home, but an in-home show. Details are forthcoming in my next post!


Saturday, December 5, 2009

Good grief, it's almost Christmas!

Oh my goodness...I can't believe how long it's been since my last post! The month of November went by in a flash (I know, I know...I say that at the beginning of every new month...), and I have been neglectful of my poor blog. But I've been BUSY--busy with the PCC Challenge in November, busy in the studio--and now busy with Christmas shopping, too! I have lots of cool stuff to talk about, when I get time to sit down and write, but in the meantime, it's almost the first Sunday of December, and that means it's Old Town Underground time again. There's detailed information about what and where it is in my October 1 post. Tomorrow, Sunday is the date, noon until 5 is the time, and 708 E. Grand River in Lansing is the place. C'mon out and find some one-of-a-kind holiday gifts!