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Craft workshop for co-workers at work, tree decorating

Craft workshop to decorate the Christmas tree at work. December 12- 16, 2011 is the week several co-workers and I will be coming together to create ornaments out of toilet paper rolls, wrapping paper rolls, and paper towel rolls to cover one of the Christmas trees in front of the staff lounge. The color theme is silver, royal blue and white.  A co-worker and I will be painting the ornaments ahead of time. One or two days during the week the group of three ladies and I will meet and I will teach them some basic quilling techniques to create these ornaments. I will try to post pictures of the ornaments and the tree dressed in these ornaments once we get this accomplished.

Gift Fair and Family Festival November 25-27, 2011

On November 25-27, 2011 I was one of the vendors at the Albany Institute of Art and History Museum. I sold a lot of items and met a lot of the public and made lots of new customers and fans. I am so thankful I joined the Gift Fair and Family Festival for those three days. I have had a few people write requests for more items to be made and I am thankful and appreciate your comments and suggestions. I do work a job full time so I make my crafts when I am not at work or at lunch or breaks at work. I might be making things on the side for a customers or might see me at a future craft show or on Etsy.com in future weeks. 
Some items that are being sold at the Museum Shop @ the Albany Institute of Art and History Museum.
Those items are jewelry, and ornaments.  If you are not able to pay the museum entrance fee to get into the museum you can enter first Friday of every month is freeadmission to their galleries from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.
Here are some photos taken by the Museum on flickr of th…

Gift Fair @ Albany Institute of History & Art - November 25, 26, 27, 2011

I will have a table at the Gift Fair for all three days, along with my mother who will be joining me for two of the days (Friday and Saturday) selling her homemade jam, jellies, watermelon rind pickles and relish. We will be on the third floor of the museum sharing a table. There are elevators in the building to help you get to the third floor.

Please stop by and visit the artists who are participating in the Gift Fair.

Gift Fair @ Albany Institute of History & Art
Location of Museum
125 Washington Avenue
Albany NY 12210
www.albanyinstitute.org/

ABOUT THE EVENT (taken info from their website and email from the Museum) The Albany Institute of History & Art is happy to once again host the Free Thanksgiving Weekend in conjunction with the Gift Fair- three full days of holiday fun for the entire family, all free of charge. Sponsorship has been generously provided by M&T Bank. The annual Albany Institute Gift Fair showcases the work of more than 50 vendors who will be set up throughout…

7th Annual Art Saves Animals - Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

Click on the photo of the chicken you may see it in larger scale. I donated this piece of art to the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society. On October 6 at 5:30pm at the Arts Center of the Capital Region on River Street in Troy NY this piece along with other art pieces from other artists will be displayed at Art Saves Animals silent auction and cocktail reception.  The admission fee to this event for non-contributing artists is $40 and people who have contributed by giving art work to participate in the auction pay $20.  By attending the event and possibly buying another artists work you are funding to help the more than 6,000 animals who are provided shelter, care and adoption through out the year. www.mohawkhumane.org

Biz Expo 2011 - Set-up

Click on picture above to see much larger photo.  I made a picture collage of the set-up and what I was selling at the Biz Expo September 17 & 18, 2011. It was my first show. The 12x12 snowflakes and the yellow rose on the left side of the photo are made from recycled manila folders. The snowflakes were spray painted purple or white.

My First Show I am participating in!

The postcard is an invitation I made to give out to people around the area. I doubt it is readable so I will type out what is written on the postcard.
I will be participating in the Biz Expo.  This is my first time I will be showing and selling my quilling paper crafts to the public. I am asking you to bring your family and friends and tell everyone you know. I will be sharing a table with my roommate's business called Counseling Sense.
Time: September 17 & 18, 2011
Location: Colonie Center Mall
Wolf Road, Albany, NY
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Hope to see you at the show!
Stacey