Sunday, May 06, 2007

Art and Soul in VA is but a memory now as I unwind and unpack whatever is left from our successful adventure. Wow! What a crowd of enthusiastic and creative women I met this past weekend. Unbelievable to say the least. Everyone, eager and willing to learn, share & express themselves creatively without fear.
Vendor night was a flurry of activity from the time the doors opened at 7pm until we shut down at 10pm. What craziness to try and answer questions, complete the sales and be sure to thank everyone who stopped by to purchase our "assorted goods". Top sellers for us was by far the wholey paper and recycled sari silk ribbons, followed closely by mica packs, the latest issue of CPS, vintage watch parts those little lead alphabet letters.
But with a good night rest, the car packed & ready to head back to Saluda on Sunday morning, all we could talk about was what a great time we had and the really cool people that we met.
Trading cards (atc) were everywhere, and quite a few people did the charm swap and were wearing their necklaces. Very, very cool. As for me I traded one card with Cindy Trobaugh and received a pair of handmade beaded earrings from Chandra Thompson.
Susan Edmonson created an awesome quilted art cuff that she graciously allowed me to wear on Saturday.
So, back home to North Carolina with eager anticipation of Michael DeMeng's classes here on Friday and Saturday. But before we start classes we party at our shop on Thursday night for an artist show and sale with Michael. Whew! I hope that I can make it through another jam packed week of things to do.


  1. oh! it sounds like your weekend was fabulous......i loved art and soul when i went...... and am a weeeee bit envious that you were there......
    welcome home......e

  2. Glad you had a great time, the quilted cuff is very cool too. Blessings.

  3. Anonymous5:01 AM

    You didn't stay in bed all day Sunday. I would have thought you would be too exhausted to get up. Glad it was GREAT!

  4. Art & Soul is on my list of things to do next year - thanks for the inspiration. Your cuffs are fab too - See you soon!