Monthly Archives: November 2011

I think it went well!……. and a mini black friday/cyber monday sale

Well, I am happy to report that my first home/studio show and sale went well.  I’m grateful to everyone who came – either to cheer me on or to buy a piece!  I also had a nice shout out in the Niagara Artist’s Centre e-newsletter, which was completely unexpected.

I was too nervous on Saturday morning to take any pictures of the set up and too hungry Sunday night…. so, here is a photo of the case I had by the front door of the fine jewellery and examples of custom work:

jewellery case
I particularly like it against the red wall! There are some crazy reflections going on in that acrylic box (it wasn't like that on the weekend, I promise!)

 

On a side note, I thought I would participate in the “Black Friday/Cyber Monday” craze!  I know I’m not American, but there’s nothing like jumping on the bandwagon – eh!?  Anyway, I’ll be working away in the etsy shop today to put selected items on sale.  Specifically, it will is items $30 and under will have free shipping (which can be quite a large percentage depending on the price!).

So, on that note – I’ve got to get busy!

All the best,

Valerie

The help around here…..

I’m in the midst of getting ready for my first “at home” show/sale this weekend.  I’ve been finishing up a few pieces, thinking about display, handing out flyers, pricing, etc, etc, etc!  However, I did take a little break with the macro lens to show you just the kind of help I’ve got around here:… Continue Reading

A walk in the woods

We went for a walk at Woodend Conservation Area this weekend.  We hadn’t been to this park before, so it was a nice surprise!  It is in Niagara on the Lake on the Niagara escarpment, with the Bruce Trail running through it. It was a beautiful fall day, the woods smelled dry with a fungal… Continue Reading