independent crafters, jewelers, designers, and artists

Holiday Craft Bazaar is Back for a Second year!

Hey Gang! It’s that time of year again (actually I’m late) for all you super talented people to start applying for holiday shows. So, join me for the second Holiday Craft Bazaar at the Tin Umbrella in Hillman City. Enjoy holiday shopping, yummy treats, and an art show, all while sipping on some hot delicious cocoa or coffee.

a little collection of goods from last years event.

a little collection of goods from last years event.

We are currently looking for 10 artisans to sell their items on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 4th from 5pm to 8 pm during the turning on of the lights! And December 5th, and 6th from 8:00AM-2:00PM during the Tin Umbrella’s regular weekend hours. This is a wonderful neighborhood coffee house with a loyal and strong customer base.

New this year have extra opportunities for those of you only looking for a one night show. A couple of the neighboring businesses, Big Chickie, The pet store, the union bar, furniture place are all open to having pop up booths for Friday night only. Note that this is the first year with new locations and you will not be in the Tin Umbrella for Friday night only.

Here is a list of things to know before applying to the show.

*We are looking for tiny things as this is a shop and go atmosphere, and the space is limited.
*Tables will be provided and shared. Displays should be small and tabletop size.
*Chairs will be provided
*Load in time will be Friday, December 4th from 2-5pm, and You must be ready to go by 5pm Friday and 8am both Saturday and Sunday of the event with a 7:30 arrival time.
* The cost is $45 for all 3 days both days or $20 for Friday only
*You keep 100% of your profit
*Fee includes set up and break down
*This is a family friendly atmosphere so expect a constant flow of little people and adults.
*Space set up is not arranged so after accepted you are on a first come first serve basis.
*Because this is a coffee shop, you will not be able to bring in your own food or beverage.
*You are required to be there all day
*Bringing an assistant/child is acceptable as this is a family friendly event
*You will be responsible for donating an item to be raffled off for all patrons who spend $50 or more at the event.

For more information on this festive event or to apply please email Mary at happydelusions@yahoo.com

Can’t wait to see what you do!

The Twilight Zone Art Show Opening Night

Crystal-Eye of the beholder  Join us this coming Thursday as I, along with the Renton History Museum present to you The Twilight Zone Art Show. Featuring work by local artist with the subject being the ever popular iconic television series. Thursday September 10th from 5:30-8:30

Perspectives

Perspectives is the name of my upcoming art show this Saturday August the 8th, and boy has it taken me for a ride. Forcing me to see my own unique perspectives, and being open to others. That’s what the shows about, taking something old and possibly forgotten and giving it new meaning and new life.

As true to form, I took the opportunity to be graciously asked to be in an amazing gallery to stretch myself and find new ways to express myself. I’ve done some work in the past that involved sewing on photo’s, paired with my recent obsession with embroidery and found myself in my current creation. Although I think it’s turning out very me, it’s got a dark edge to it, which usually doesn’t pop out. Must be the full time job.

The Black Death

The Black Death

I’d be honored and humbled for y’all to come and see my work. The opening is part of Georgetown Art Attack and is going to be a hoot. This Saturday August the 8th from 6-9 pm at Eight & Sand Gallery.

Love to Love You!

Yes please and thank you! This little lady outta Portland OR. got some skillz. I own two of her fine skirts and am always seeing out which one will be my third. We may just have a winner!

Lulu paneled skirt by lovetoloveyou on etsy.

Lulu paneled skirt by lovetoloveyou on etsy.

Happy Cataversary!

So tomorrow marks one year since two amazing kitties came to live with me. My sweet little Ethel & Atticus. I thought it only right to share their photo and my latest treasury – Cats! My you all find and fall in love with a kitty too.

Ethel & Atticus

Ethel & Atticus

The Twilight Zone Art Show

Calling all artists!!!!

The Twilight Zone Art Show

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Exhibition Opens September 8, 2015, and will stay up through November 25, 2015.
Renton History Museum
235 Mill Ave S, Renton, WA, one block south of Renton Library.
425.255.2330
happydelusions@yahoo.com

Show description:

There is a fifth dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man’s fears and the summit of his knowledge. This is the dimension of imagination. It is an area which we call the Twilight Zone.

We’ve all had our minds entangled into the mystery of the great American classic, the twilight zone, and that is the theme for the upcoming art exhibit at the Renton History Museum, bringing a timeless show to life through art.

Prospectus:

We are accepting all media types for the show. Your work should reflect a theme, experience, or feeling associated with the show. Have fun with it! Please nothing overtly sexual or violent. Only original work will be accepted. You will be limited to 3 pieces per person, but please note that we may only accept one or two of the three. This is a juried show.

2. Submit Art

Submissions must be sent via email to happydelusions@yahoo.com
You will need to provide the following info with your photo submit:
Your Name
Images of the work (900 x 1200 suggested)
Title of Piece
Description
Medium
Dimensions (including frame if any)
We will start accepting submissions June 19, 2015. The last day to submit will be July 31, 2015.
Accepted artists will be notified by email on August 10, 2015. A list of exhibiting artists will be posted on our Facebook page, as well as on the Renton History Museum web site.

If accepted your work will need to be displayed / hang ready when it is dropped off at the Renton History Museum.
Load in: Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, August 1, from 8 am – 4 pm.
Load out: TENTATIVE Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, 8 am – 4 pm.
Details on Load In / Out will be sent out with acceptance into the show.
Insurance: Although every precaution will be taken to insure the safety and security of accepted art, please be aware that pieces are submitted at your own risk. Although every precaution is taken to protect the artwork, the Renton History Museum does not insure submitted work against theft or damage.

Image rights: The Renton History Museum reserves the right to use photographs of exhibited works to promote the exhibit.

Sales: Prices will not be posted on captions, and Museum staff cannot assist in sales of artwork. Artists may provide contact info in the form of business cards, and Museum staff will share with visitors interested in purchasing works.

Opening reception is Thursday, September 10, from 5 – 9 pm. Wine and light snacks will be provided.
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. Next stop, the Twilight Zone!

Call to Artist, Mothers Day Show

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happy delusions is teaming up with the Tin Umbrella in Hillman City once again to bring you a one day Mother’s Day show.

We are currently looking for 10 artisans to sell their items on Saturday May 9th from 8:00AM-2:00PM. These are the Tin Umbrella’s regular weekend hours, and it’s a wonderful neighborhood coffee house with a loyal and strong customer base.

Here is a list of things to know before applying to the show.

*We are looking for tiny things as this is a shop and go atmosphere, and the space is limited.
*Tables will be provided and shared. Displays should be small and tabletop size.
*Chairs will be provided
*Load in time will be Friday, May 8th 5:30-8, and You must be ready to go by 8am both days of the event with a 7:30 arrival time.
* The cost is $25
*You keep 100% of your profit
*The room is very well lit and no additional lighting will be required
*Fee includes set up and break down
*This is a family friendly atmosphere so expect a constant flow of little people and adults.
*Space set up is not arranged so after accepted you are on a first come first serve basis.
*Because this is a coffee shop, you will not be able to bring in your own food or beverage.
*You are required to be there all day
*Bringing an assistant/child is acceptable as this is a family friendly event
*You will be responsible for donating an item to be raffled off for all patrons who spend $50 or more at the event.

For more information on this festive event or to apply please email Mary at happydelusions@yahoo.com

Thank you!!

Best. Mom. Ever. photo was found on laurenconrad.com.


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