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New Collage Banner

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New Collage Banner

I created a new collage banner for the shop and I couldn't be happier with the results! The old banner was too low resolution and I have been meaning to redo it for a while. Today the light outside was perfect so I took a walk around my neighborhood and shot photos of signage that I thought looked interesting and colorful. I carefully chose one letter from each sign to create the word "Montclair", just as I had 9 years ago when I created the first collage. Can you identify any of the signs I shot? Please leave a comment...

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Shop Montclair Made at These April Events

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Shop Montclair Made at These April Events

My upcoming events for April are a great way to ease into the season and the variety offers something for everyone! On April 1st from 10-3pm you can find me at the Glen Ridge First's 4th Annual STEMfestival at the Glen Ridge Women's Club on Ridgewood Avenue. This event celebrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Makers and I will be set up in the Maker Area. It's geared toward younger kids with lots of interactive exhibits, a scavenger hunt, and more. Tickets are available at the door but it's highly recommended to buy them ahead of time here. Leave the kids...

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Women In My Neighborhood - Azie from Verdigreen Home

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Women In My Neighborhood - Azie from Verdigreen Home

In this new feature, Women In My Neighborhood, I recognize women in downtown Montclair, where I live and work, who inspire, educate, or work here as well. This first installment features Azie from Verdigreen Home, a family-owned and operated shop located at 182 Glenridge Avenue. It's home to local artisans and upcycled vintage décor, complimented by a do-it-yourself workshop where they stock Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan and other related products, so fun! I asked Azie a few questions about what inspires her when she's consulting and designing. For more information about Verdigreen Home be sure to check out their...

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Last Show of the Season This Saturday!

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Last Show of the Season This Saturday!

Sunday in Maplewood was a blast! The Bizarre Bazaar 2016 was my best show to date so I'm spending time this week restocking my inventory in between filling orders, 'tis the season! The Shaving Kit bags made from beer promotion banners were a big hit and I'll be making new ones from different banners for the event Drink Till You Shop! the Tierney's Tavern Holiday Pop-up Market this Saturday, 12/17, from 1pm-6pm. This family friendly event features holiday drinks, pictures with Santa, local artists and vendors upstairs at Tierney's. Shop local, drink local, drink till you shop! This year features...

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Upcoming Local Holiday Events

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Upcoming Local Holiday Events

The holiday shopping season has arrived and the push is on to find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list! Luckily, in Montclair there are great shops and annual events that support local businesses while making holiday gift-giving easy and memorable. These are the upcoming local holiday events where I'm participating this year! Small Business Saturday is this Saturday, 11/26, and I will be set up at the {verdigreen} home Makers Market from 10am-1pm. This hub for all things chalk paint glows with holiday charm at this time of the year and it's always a treat to merchandise my...

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