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Sunday, September 27, 2009

The Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton

What a grand day yesterday! I participated in a craft show at the The Promenade at Sagemore in Marlton, NJ. I got into this show last minute and did not know what to expect. I was pleasantly surpised. So many very nice people from the people running the show to the vendors on either side of me and of course the customers. Amy Doderer of Nostalgic Designs who helped me out with clips to hold down some of my things as it was a bit windy plus so friendly to speak to. Mary Clarke of A Touch of Satin with her husband and daughter were so nice to chat with throughout the day. Plus I had some very nice customers, the newly retired customer who was enjoying shopping, the 2 young girls who had to decorate their pierced ears with some earrings, to the young lady who looked gorgeous in lavender necklace she bought and wore since it matched her outfit perfectly! Plus I met a young lady and her beau who are getting married in December. She saw the necklaces I make and has ordered some for her bridal party in purple. Oh, and the woman who bought 15 rings! Yes, it was a very good day!

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Christmas is Coming!

Christmas will be here sooner than we think. I have been busy making Christmas things. One of my favorites are woven Swarovski crystal earrings that look like Christmas candy. They remind me of the old fashinioned hard candy. Love these!

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Belvidere Victorian Days

What a weekend! This was my first year to participate in Belvidere Victorian Days and I am glad I was there. Saturday started off very wet but then the rain stopped. The rain did not keep the people away, they were there rain and all. Lots of activities in Belevidere, house tours, teas, civil war reenactments, demonstrations, food and more. I especially enjoyed all the ladies and gents wearing Victorian clothing. So many pretty dresses, hats and accessories. I also met so many very nice people, customers and vendors, who were in the spirit of the weekend. I will definitely be there next year!

Friday, September 11, 2009


The Etsy Mexico Team is having an Independence Day Giveaway! And it's their FIRST. Here is the link with all the details:
http://etsymexicoteam.blogspot.com/. Have some fun!
We love Mexico especially Mazatlan. Why? The people are so friendly, the weather is perfect, the food is delicious and there is lots to do. If you visit you will go back. We have 4 years in a row.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Ever Green Consignment & Thrift Shop

A couple of months ago I noticed a new shop near our home. The sign was interesting and the name of the shop 'Ever Green' was written in chocolate brown and white in a green circle. Since it was consignment shop I decided to go through some of our things and bring them into the shop to see if the owner would try to sell them. The owner Joann is just WONDERFUL! She is friendly and a delight to converse with. Her shop is filled with all sorts of pretty things. When you enter the shop it is inviting and neatly decorated. If you like beautiful home decorations, furnishings and clothing then this is place to visit, you just might find that special something. I did. I love paper flowers and there they were! Crepe paper roses in shades of orange and yellow. They go really well in my home. So if your in Hampton, NJ stop by the Ever Green Consignment & Thrift Shop located at 456 Route 31. Phone 908-537-4197. You will not be disappointed!

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Labor Day Weekend Sale

Well I have never tried having a SALE in my Etsy shop so I am giving it a try. I have been thinking of ways to get folks into my shop so this is what I have done and will continue to do through tomorrow...

- Via Etsy Forum with Labor Day Sale in the title add a comment about my sale

- Twitters throughout the weekend

- Added a comment on Facebook

- Added a comment on IndiePublic

- And sharing news about the sale in my blog

So let's see what happens. So far I have a couple sales.

I am giving 20% all item in my shop. The discount will be refund in Paypal.

Here's hoping!

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Believe Street Jewelry

Sometimes you meet special people when you least expect it. I met Maria S earlier this year at a craft show and since then we have become good friends. Maria is very talented and makes the most gorgeous things. Visit her Believe Street website at http://www.believestreet.com/ or if you are in the area go to one of the craft shows she will be participating in which are listed on her site. Aren't these bracelets and earrings just beautiful!