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Follow Friday - Got Craft? Holiday Edition

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Follow Friday - Got Craft? Holiday Edition

The days before christmas are starting to wind down and we are elated the end is near to our very busy holiday season. We spend months and months preparing our stock, website, social media campaigns, the works; burning the candle at both ends to primp and preen at local (and not so local) markets. This year has been no exception. Seven weeks of markets and ten markets/pop-up events attended, we are beyond wiped. The end, however, is in sight. Soon we'll be sipping boozy eggnog near the fire, watching James Bond reruns with the folks. There might be snow (fingers crossed)...

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Follow Friday - Refresh Market

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With the holidays around the corner, its ok to put the tree up, ya? we have been busy busy BUSY in the studio preparing what will become the stocking stuffers and centrepiece gifts for loved ones across the nation and in Metro Vancouver. We thought a lot about how we were going to approach the holiday season this year in regards to holiday markets and decided this was the year to branch out. We applied to the biggest and best markets in Vancouver where artists were carefully chosen and thoughtfully selected. We wanted to be part of the best. Go...

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Follow Friday - Love it. Craft it.

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As a part of the new Follow Friday series, LanaBetty is very excited to present artists, businesses, and a variety of talented makers and share you, the reader, a little insight into why we all do the things we do. What inspires us, what drives us, and a few tid-bits of advice from the business owners themselves. Do you know of an awesome business?! Is your business totally radical awesome? LanaBetty is always looking for fun and exciting businesses to blog about. Complete this form for consideration. Wait a second - where did fall go? It's nearly the holidays! As...

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Emergence of the Maker Movement

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The world is changing and makers are part of the new revolution on self-reliant manufacturing. The Emergence of the maker movement is really going to shape the future of how makers make. [caption id="attachment_3398" align="aligncenter" width="250"] Etsy continues to grow at an exponential rate.[/caption] As the market for 3d printing continues to grow, I often wonder, where will it grow, and how? How can we, as consumers and makers, shape the way it grows? We want to be at the forefront of the technology. If you want to help us, we have entered a 3d printed jewelry contest. To help...

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Got Craft - Holiday Market - Contest

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Well, it's that time of year again. Our last show. We have had SO MUCH FUN. Oh my gosh, did you know, we flew to Edmonton for a show? It was bonkers and we had such a fun time sharing our jewelry and process with our new customers. This weekend, our last show, is #GotCraft. But first, we want to celebrate you. That's right, YOU. Our loyal readers, customers, friends, and family. We want to show you how grateful we are for such an amazing year of growth, experimentation, success, and lessons. We have come so far; now offering LanaBetty...

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