Saturday, February 20, 2010

Birthday Raffle Winners!

Thanks to all who came by on ArtWalk night, and for our Birthday Celebration! Of course, we had a drawing for all kinds of wonderful items donated by our incredible vendors! Thanks so much to our vendors!

Our first three winners happened to come in before I got a chance to take a photo - so I am taking these photos from my stock images of the store.

Our first winner is Patsy Dollar, who received Gabriele Wardiener's artcards! Congrats Patsy and thanks Gabriele for your contribution!

Next winner is Jenn Stewart! Jenn won an Angel of Reclaim donated by Kathy Owens. Kathy makes these incredible angels from all recycled items. Old door hinges, knobs, fabric bits, jewelry, etc - all put together to make this incredibly fun collectibles! Congrats Jenn! And THANKS Kathy!
Next, Angela Titus (yes, Jen's sister in law - this wasn't rigged, I swear!!) won a drawing by Gail Meyer. This is a collection of Gail's mini easels - but Gail had donated a 5x8 painting of grapes in a bowl. Thanks Gail! And congrats Angela!

The next winner is Nancy Irby! Nancy you have won this beautiful 4 strand vintage necklace donated from Vintage Mary.

Our next lucky winner is Dianne Beech! Congratulations to Dianne who won 4 bars of handmade soap from Seay Soap. This soaps are not only highly aromatic, but also beautiful! Made using the cold process - they are also hard to find! Enjoy them Dianne!

Stacy Gazenski has won 3 of Ashley Richardson's whimiscal and very unique photo art cards! Ashley has a great eye for photographing everyday photos in a totally different light/angle/way that makes the photo unique and special. Excellent for framing or as cards to loved ones. Congrats Stacy and thanks Ashley!

David Straka is the winner of this exquisit wire wrapped bracelet donated by jewelry artist, Rachel Ison. Rachel's wire wrapping is positively amazing - she makes rings, bracelets, pendants and more. This is just one of her amazing jewelry artistic talents! Thanks Rachel and congrats to David!
Jordan Gibby is the winner of one of The Dollhouse's darling clothespin girls. This one is a Valentine gal - but she makes all kinds of different ladies for collecting and playing. Thanks for this donation Dollhouse (Casey Atkins!) and congrats to Jordan!

Congratulations to all our winners! Come get your prizes!



Monday, February 1, 2010

Vintage Style Valentine Gift Tags & Hanging Signs

Let's have a class - it is last minute, I know but I have the urge to create - and I thought some of you might be interested in coming too! I purchased these two hanging signs from Etsy this week - and I know we can recreate these for ourselves. If you like these, join me this Saturday at 10am at ARTifacts - we will have the images, the supplies - you bring your creativity and inspiration.

Pre-registration is required for this class to ensure that we have all the supplies that we need. The class is only $15.

February ArtWalk

The DCA newsletter for this weeks ArtWalk is out! Come see us this Thursday for First Thursday & our Birthday Celebration! Click the image below to see full size copy of newsletter.