Love is in the (cold) air

Come celebrate the season of love! The Artist Mercantile in St. Paul is throwing a pre-Valentine’s Day event in February. The Jewelry Trunk Show and Soirée takes place on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7–8.

trunk show at artist mercantile

On Friday from 11am–1pm, take in a lunchtime jewelry trunk show, and while you’re there enjoy samples of fabulous chocolate truffles. The mother-daughter team of DeDesigns Jewelry will show their vintage-inspired collection, which is made from materials such as gold filigree, silver, crystals, and rhinestones.

On Saturday from 7–9pm, you can again find the jewelry of DeDesigns and chocolate, plus you can sample some wine. The evening will also highlight my mixed-media shadowboxes, as well as the work of Sarah Wash, who works in acrylic, pencil, watercolor, and Mod Podge. Both my and Sarah’s collage work will be up at Artist Mercantile through March 8.

Spread the word and come share the love!

DETAILS

Friday, Feb. 7, 11am–1pm
Saturday, Feb. 8, 7–9pm
The mixed-media work of Christy Johnson and Sarah Wash will be on display through March 8.

Artist Mercantile
24 West Seventh Place
St. Paul, MN 55102
The Artist Mercantile offers a wide variety of Minnesota-made art and gifts that are perfect for any occasion.

Advertisements

This week : WAM Holiday Sale & No Coast Craft-O-Rama

It’s another two-fer!

From 3-6pm on Wednesday, Dec. 4, I’ll have my State Icons, mini ornaments, and card boxes for sale at the WAM Holiday Sale, which takes place in the Weisman Art Museum’s Riverview Gallery. You’ll also find at this show jewelry by Larissa Loden, and the work of other local artisans.

Weisman Art Museum - State Icon by redshoes26

Weisman Art Museum – State Icon by redshoes26

Then, from 3-8pm on Friday, Dec. 6, and 9am-5pm on Saturday, Dec. 7, I’ll be at No Coast Craft-O-Rama at the Midtown Global Market in Uptown. I’m so excited for this show! It’s the craft fair of the year for Minnesotans, and I’ve tried for six years to get in. I guess the sixth was the charm! I’m really looking forward to it. You can get all of your holiday shopping done at this one show. Find all of the talented vendors here.

Midtown Global Market - State Icon by redshoes26

Midtown Global Market – State Icon by redshoes26

Bring a friend and some comfy shoes!


It’s Cyber Monday!

This will be short and sweet since I’m in a car on my way home from Austin, TX (no, I’m not the driver), but I wanted to let you know that I’m joining in on the fun of Cyber Monday. Make a purchase today, Dec. 2, on http://www.redshoes26design.com/shop and pay no shipping. No coupon codes, no hassle. Happy shopping!


This weekend : Renegade Craft Fair – Austin

Renegade Craft Fair is almost here! A show I look forward to because A) it’s super fun, B) I’m successful in it, and C) it’s in Austin, TX, baby!

Renegade Craft Fair Austin

I’ve been to Austin twice now, both for this show (once in the winter, once in the summer), and I just love it. I’ll be traveling down with two other artists who will be participating in the fair, Larissa Loden and Michelle Brusegaard. Larissa and I are sharing a booth at the event, which takes place at the Palmer Events Center. So you can find us together. And Michelle is just right across the aisle from us. A crafter’s dream—to participate in a fun show and be near fun pals.

Renegade Craft Fair
Saturday, Nov. 30 & Sunday, Dec. 1
11am – 6pm both days
Palmer Events Center

See you there!


This weekend : Holiday Craftacular

This weekend is the final stop of the redshoes26 design and Larissa Loden Jewelry Semi-World Tour! Since mid November, we’ve done shows in Austin, TX; Grand Forks, ND; Minneapolis; and now, finally, Madison, WI.

Those of you in the Wisconsin area should come say hello, and check out this cool show. I’ll have lots of Wisconsin Icons, along with plenty from other states.

Info for the Holiday Craftacular this Friday and Saturday

Info for the Holiday Craftacular this Friday and Saturday

Happy holidays!