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Montclair Made Out and About

Montclair Made Out and About

My recent run of craft shows and events have been fun! It's always nice to get out and meet with my customers, see old friends, and inspire people to find the perfect gift for others or themselves. If you follow my Facebook business page or have read my previous blog posts here, you may be familiar with my excitement for these events, and the hard work I put into making each one as successful as possible. Here are some pictures of my display at the last few shows I participated in.  Here's a shot of my display at the STEMfest...

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Montclair Collage Banner Signs Revealed

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Montclair Collage Banner Signs Revealed

I'm busy remaking my labels, hang tags, invoices, and business cards with my new shop banner logo! While remaking my banner hasn't rebranded my business, it was a necessary refresher, and reminder of spring in the air. Here is the original post about reshooting signs for a new shop banner logo. Were you able to identify where any of the letters came from? Some are obvious, others more challenging. Below are the original pics I took and where they are located. I also note which letter from the sign was cropped out for the banner. The first letter, M, was...

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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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Emeralds and Absinthe in Little Falls 3/11

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Emeralds and Absinthe in Little Falls 3/11

All The Cool Kids™ is the dynamic duo of Paige from The Scrub Girl and Jacki from WWP/Ohana Creative. They organize local pop-up markets that feature unique and creative businesses selling handmade or collectible vintage products. This Saturday, 3/11, from 12-6 is the St. Patrick's Edition, Emeralds and Absinthe, at The Russian Hall in Little Falls, NJ. I'll be there with bells on so if you come, bring a friend, and be sure to say hi!

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