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...jen o'connor's...Artful Adventures & Daily Inspirations

I Love Art, Adore the Handmade and Treasure the Vintage. I am the Fun Mom, the Silly Friend and the Writer who wants to make more room for beauty in the everyday.

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

last chance to order and save 15% with FIREWORKS15

...this is a last call...

We're still taking 15% OFF ALL ORDERS 
until midnight on 7/6...
...just use code FIREWORKS15 at checkout

Happy Summer & Happy Birthday America

xo Jen


Saturday, July 4, 2015

happy 4th...Here's to the Red, White & Blue

...here's to the 4th of July...

...hip hip hooray for the Red, White & Blue...
 
I love this time of year...
summer seems the perfect time to celebrate with family and friends

Hope your day is full of grand celebrations and that there's some fireworks and a BBQ in the weekend somewhere for you!


xxoo Jen

ps these are some of my fave vintage postcards that celebrate the holiday!








Wednesday, July 1, 2015

never to early to plan for fun...save these dates

Hi all...

We have lots of great plans 
to get out there and meet you!
 
So we have some dates to share for the 
2015 and yes, even the 2016 year...

...please take note of the appearance and events that we have planned
and sure hope you can join us...

FULL DETAILS on the events page of the site with lots of links to directions, tickets etc

Hope to see you there...
and stay tuned for more news as we get closer!
 
xo Jen

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

 You gotta bring on the bling around here....

SO TAKE NOTE...we're having our summer sale until 7/4

All orders for accessories and jewelry from all of our artists 
(including SALE & CLEARANCE ITEMS!!!)
qualify for 20% OFF with code
BLING20 at checkout...

Don't miss this...

 

 ...and keep scrolling to see my current faves...

 I love the textures and colors on her work...




New faves from Caramia Visick of Hotcakes Design....
 so retro chic...like my beloved vintage Bakelite but so much more affordable!









And my all time faves... cuffs from KBD...



....thanks to all for the chance to share this with you...

you know I love to bring on the bling!

xo Jen

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

an overdue peek...the Rhinebeck Fair...

...finally a peek at the recent Rheinbeck, Country Living Fair.

A very heartfelt thanks to the many folks who made the show possible.

The Stella Show Management Company....
The contributing and featured artists...
My wonderful staff.

THANKS!

Here are some fun pics from the event...
I hope they give you a taste of the festive spirit of the show.























 ...until next time...

Click this link to see the FALL EVENTS SCHEDULE...
Sure hope you can join us.
xxoo Jen




Thursday, June 11, 2015

an FYI FREE SHIPPING...unitl 6/18

...hi all...just a quick FYI...if you give a darn...
 
we're offering FREE STANDARD SHIPPING 
on the site until 6/18 
with code SHIPME at checkout


We've been loading all the new art to the site, and there's some wonderful new loot!
xxoo Jen

Monday, June 1, 2015

...drumroll please....it's Earth Angels LIVE! at the FAIR...THIS WEEK...

Some of you will be at the Fair this week...if you are...
DO NOT MISS
Earth Angels LIVE!
That's our artists presenting LIVE in our booth...
demos, chats and more...

 Here's the DETAILED SCHEDULE
for Earth Angels LIVE!...below...and note
I will be on the Main Stage on Friday at 4pm presenting an entrepreneurial chat on
"how to turn your passion into your economy..."


Friday, Saturday & Sunday – Chats

12:30pm  - Chat Time…

…what’s Torquay Pottery?
Why is this vintage folk art collectible so hot NOW…
Meet experts on Torquay Pottery and other enthusiasts, authorities and members of NATS (The North American Torquay Society)

3:30 PM – Chat Time
…can I sell it?

How ready are you & your craft for the handmade marketplace…
Bring your craft or art to show & tell with handmade industry expert, Jen O'Connor, Founder & Owner of Earth Angels Studios and get immediate feedback on the sales potential of your creation and business tips


Friday & Saturday

11am


Mixed-Media Painter Laurie Meseroll -
Using mixed media painting techniques and traditional folk art themes

Heirloom Teddy Bear Maker Letty Worley -
Using vintage fabrics and found objects to create collector toys and Edwardian accessories


2 pm

 Soft Sculpture Artist & Illustrator Nicole Bowen of “NecessaryExcess" - Adapting drawn ideas into softies using re-purposed and recycled fabrics and wool roving


Floral Designer & Paper Artist Jocelyn O’Gorman of “The Painted Fern” -
Creating seasonal decorations and paper follies with vintage ephemera and found trims


3 pm
Author, Painter & Dollmaker Nancy Wiley -
Exploring classic stroyland themes in self-published books & demonstarting dollmaking

Textile Artist, Valerie Weberpal -
Creating clothing and pillow dolls from up-cycled and found wools and fabrics


Sunday
11am
Up-cycling maven Sue Parker of "Skippy Doodle Designs" - Crafting seasonal paper ornaments and follies with found, recycled and vintage goods.


Soft Sculpture Artist & Author Jody Battaglia of "Fun Town" -  Bringing storybook characters to life from felt & signing her new book


1pm

Floral Designer & Paper Artist Jocelyn O’Gorman of “The Painted Fern” -  
Creating seasonal decorations and paper follies with vintage ephemera and found trims


Mixed-Media Painter Laurie Meseroll -
Using mixed media painting techniques and traditional folk art themes

3pm

Soft Sculpture Artist & Author Jody Battaglia of 
"Fun Town" - Bringing storybook characters to life from felt & signing her new book
AND
Textile Artist, Valerie Weberpal
Creating clothing and pillow dolls from up-cycled and found wools and fabrics
HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!
xxoo Jen
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