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Dramatic Before & After Workspace Transformation

Check out this dramatic before & after workspace transformation. Let there be light …. and less clutter … and sentimental items stored away … I began this project in November 2019 by clearing out sentimental items and getting rid of the big heavy desk. It doubled as my make up station and memento display case. I put all of .
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2020 AZ State Button Society Annual Button Show

My friend Nancy and I look forward to attending the annual button show in Avondale, Arizona each year. It’s held at the Hilton Garden Inn each February and is hosted by the AZ State Button Society. This year was just as fun as past years. We started the morning by attending a short class on Cricket Cage buttons. I .

Junk In The Trunk April 2019 Captured in Photos

What a show, what great shoppers. It never gets old being a vendor at Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market. I’ve been doing this show twice a year for 6 years. I was not at the first one that was held in a Phoenix backyard and drew a crowd of 600.The city of Phoenix told the organizers Coley & .
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AZ State Button Show 2019 Must See Buttons

This years button show in Avondale did not disappoint. It was hosted by the Phoenix Button Hooks with the theme Wild West Roundup and there was something for everyone. You can find button groups locally in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Prescott and Tucson. Members meet each month to talk button history, materials and the latest finds. Membership in the AZ State .
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Gem and Mineral Show Tucson, Arizona 2019

There’s more then just rocks at the annual Gem & Mineral Show held in Tucson, Arizona. The 2 week event is held in over 45 venues around town. It is the largest, oldest and most prestigious gem and mineral show in the world. TheTucson Gem and Mineral Show® has enjoyed international stature since the 1970s, and was the first gem .
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Thieves Market

Thieves Market is a once month event in the parking lot at Big Surf in Tempe. Considered to be a flea market, there’s lots of fun treasures to be found. I’m bringing lots of charms and earrings, hole in my hearts and odds & ends. Parking is free and it’s only a $5 entry. So, tell your friends, relatives, .
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London Love Necklace on FOX10

Less then a week after I returned home from our girls trip to London & Paris, I was asked to appear on the FOX10 morning show discussing my trip and our tour of Kensington Palace (where the royals live) and my experience with the London hype surrounding Meghan and Harrys wedding. I had gathered lots of charms and swag .
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* Shopping in London & Paris May 2018

Recently I traveled to London & Paris with 4 girlfriends. We booked our flights & VRBO and then the royal wedding was announced to be the weekend after we left London. We were glad not to be there during the mad rush of tourists. While in London I collected a variety of keychains with the intention of making a .
* April 2018 Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market

* April 2018 Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market

What a terrific show we had at WestWorld In April. Vendor load in happened over 3 days from Wednesday to Friday. The event kicked off Friday evening from 5-9pm. Shoppers paid $50 in advance or $65 at the door and they had the first picks from all of the booths. They also got a FREE drink coupon that included .
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* Sweet Salvage & Junk In The Trunk Vintage Markets

When I started my small business 6 years ago I had no way of knowing I would meet so many new people, make such lasting friendships and work such a variety of events. In late November I was invited to be a vendor at the once monthly 4 day show called Sweet Salvage. It began over 6 years ago .
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