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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
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 .
February is a terrific month in Arizona artists. We get the Tucson Gem Show, The Arizona State Button Show and Valentines Day is our statehood anniversary. This year I traveled to Tucson with friends. Altho the two week show is held in over 40 venues, we focused on The Gem Mall, Holidome, Jogs and Kents Tools. It’s terrific to .
The annual button show hosted by The Arizona State Button Society did not disappoint. I met up with friends Nancy & Vickie at the Hilton Garden Inn in Avondale. I was on a tight schedule and didn’t get to attend any of the mini classes they offered. We enjoyed searching for treasures together. We all have our favorites. The .
This is going to be a colorful show. Flowers & fragrance will abound. I can’t wait to bring new items. I’m inspired to create with vibrant hues. I gathered gorgeous vintage butons from the recent Arizona State Button Show & I can’t wait to create with them. Please say hello if you attend and see me in the boutique. .
The recent Junk In The Trunk Vintage Market at Westworld did not disappoint. There were so many fun shoppers & great treausres to be found. I had a photo gallery of artwork from a 1950’s student named Elizabeth Finkler. On the back of some of the drawings were signatures from teachers and occasionally their grades. These were popular at .