Thursday, May 9, 2013

Handmade Happenings - May 9-12, 2013

Antique Blue Button Necklace
by Cockamamie Jewelry
It's not too late to find some terrific unique gifts for Mom this weekend! Or better yet, take her out to one of these great arts & crafts events.
   Also, check out the great Mother's Day Sales in our member Etsy shops at the bottom of the post. Thank you for shopping local & handmade this spring! 

Friday, May 10
Art After Dark - Fuquay-Varina
The event showcases local artists and musicians in a variety of events, performances, and activities at sites around downtown. Come enjoy a variety of local artwork and crafts. Meet the artists, view and buy their work, and get inspired!
Where: Artists & Crafters Market: Aviator Tap House, 600 Broad Street, Fuquay-Varina, NC
When: 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
More info:

Friday & Saturday, May 10 - 11
Front Porch Art Walk - Raleigh
5th Annual Front Porch Art Walk and Sale in Historic Mordecai and Oakwood. Over 30 local artist selling ceramics, glass, jewelry, paintings, fiber art, reclaimed art, sculptures, and more! Our own Cockamamie Jewelry will join the resident artists at Anvil - it's a great place to start your tour!
Where: 715 N Person Street, Raleigh, NC
When: Fri - 11:00 am - 6:00 pm; Sat - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Artist to visit: Cockamamie Jewelry, Ara Leigh Studios
More info:

Saturday, May 11
Waverly Farmer's Market - Cary
The opening weekend of the Waverly Market! Featuring NC local fresh from the farm fruits, vegetables, and more, plus the Waverly Artists Group!
Where: In the parking lot off of the Waverly Promenade on the lower level, at the corner of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary, NC
When: 9:00 am - Noon
Artist to visit: Bordeaux Lane Studio
More info:

* ROAD TRIP! *- Thursday - Sunday,  May 9-12
Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) - Black Mountain
LEAF is such a magical world to step into, relax, dance, and be happy. So many experiences, concerts, workshops, and so much to explore. LEAF happens at the site of the old Historic Black Mountain College with a mix of rolling hills, lakes, streams, and stunning mountain beauty on hundreds of acres.
Where: 377 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
When: Hours vary by date
Artists to visit: Whispering Willow Soap
More info:

Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales! 
- The Green Elephant Co. -  10% off with coupon code WARMERWEATHER
- Cockamamie Jewelry & From Lillian - MOMLOVE is the ticket to 25% off through 5/14!!
- JDFootloose - Mother's Day Sale ~ Coupon Code "Momma" for 15% off!
- Celia Currin Art - Mother's Day Sale - Spend $20 and get free shipping with coupon code "Mom20"
- Flowerthyme - Mother's Day Sale! Discounts on multiple bouquets, up to 25% off! See shop announcement for details.
- Prickly Paw Crafts - Use code "Ribbon10" for 10% off Ribbons
- The Gift Garden - 20% off your purchase with coupon code "SpringCleaning" 
- Orange Cat Art - 10% off our watercolor blanks & scraps! Great for ACEOs, tags, handmade paper & more! No coupon code needed.  

We hope you'll visit our NC Triangle Etsy Team members and say hello.  Check in each week for more handmade arts & crafts festivities throughout the spring! 

(Members, if you have an event or sale coming up, send your information to Orange Cat Art to get onto the calendar! )

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