Friday, January 31, 2014

Handmade Happenings - January 31 - February 2, 2014

"The Riley" Pink Cluster Fabric Flower
Headband by Lucy2s
Hope everyone made it through the snowy weather this week safe & sound! It will be a little warmer this weekend, so if you're ready to get out, come join our team members at some fun events! In addition to the weekly Wake Forest Farmers' Market, we have the inaugural Let's Shop Local! event in Raleigh. If you want to meet some of our team members in real life, join the Special Delivery Project party in Durham! See you there!

Saturday, February 1
Wake Forest Farmers Market
Fresh-off-the-farm produce; pasture-raised beef, poultry, and pork; free-range eggs; honey, jams, and preserves; delicious baked goods; knits & fiber, and more!
Where: 110 S. White Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587 
When: 8:00 am - Noon
Artists to visit: A Stitch NichePoppy & Purl 
More info:

Let's Shop Local! - Raleigh
   Featuring artists, crafters, and other creative businesses from or near Raleigh, this is an event you don't want to miss out on! You'll find affordably-priced jewelry, hand-painted scarves, soaps, lotions, unique crochet items, pottery, art and so much more!
   Come out and find the perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine's Day, and feel good about the purchase, knowing your money is going right back to your local community! All of our vendors live within 30 miles of Raleigh! Don't forget, when you buy local your money stays in your local community!
Where: NC Fairgrounds' Holshouser Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
When: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Artists to visit: Lucy2s, Art With Knobs On, Split Infinity Jewelry, Amanda Cousins Studio 
More info:

Etsy Special Delivery Project Party - Durham
TiffyBlanchflower has graciously offered to host a get-together for any local Etsy artists who would like to meet up and create greeting cards for Etsy's Special Delivery project, which creates cards for Meals on Wheels recipients. Contact Tiffy to RSVP, let her know if you can volunteer to bring supplies and/or snacks! :)
Where: 1135 Haven Hollow Way Durham, NC 27713
When: 2:00 PM - ?
More info: Contact Tiffy through her Etsy shop

Shop Local Online! Team Member Etsy Shop Sales!
- AveryMac&Roo - 15% off any purchase all month long! Discount Code AMR15 - Coupon expires 1/31/14.
- Marla Faye Creations - Celebrating special feature on the blog Ishje's Bits, Marla is offering a 10% off coupon. Read the post to access the code!
- Orange Cat Art - NC Seasons Calendars are 20% Off! No coupon code required.
- Dainty Jewelry by Tonya - 25% off more than 40 items in special SALE shop section!
- Katiebug Bows - Free shipping on orders of $20 with coupon code SHIPFREE 

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 winter & spring! 

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

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