Blog — Portobello West

Black Friday - Annual Sale

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[caption id="attachment_3340" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Shop online between now and November 30th. Get yourself something shiny.[/caption] This year has been such an amazing year for growth, experimentation, and success. We are so proud to boast that LanaBetty is now available coast-to-coast. We attended markets and events we had only ever dreamed of in the past and we grew in ways we never thought possible. As a way to say thank you for all of the support we've had along the way this year, we wanted to offer 30% off our jewelry from now until Sunday (midnight). Check out our Black Friday...

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Christmas Cozy

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Well, we're in the thick of it now - two holiday craft shows/markets down, two to go. The first began with Make It! A Handmade Revolution, where LanaBetty: Fun with Paints made its design debut. A smashing success; I cannot wait for 2013, there are going to be some amazing changes/improvements taking LanaBetty to better and more awesome places than ever before! The second show was Portobello West Christmas Market, which is always a good time. I feel like I am a part of a great big family with PBW, they have been so amazing and supportive of my brand!...

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In Love with: Too Cute Custom Crafts

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This week has been a maelstrom of activity, preparing for this weekend's Portobello West Market. I thought it would be fun to feature a talented Etsian, rather than ramble about how frantic I've been! I searched and searched, looking for an Etsian with good taste, quality products and great pictures. Thank goodness I found Keri. Too Cute Custom Crafts is based out of Berwyn, PA and is a labour of love. Keri successfully balances being a mom and running a business from home, a goal I hope I can transition to one day, if the cost of child care becomes...

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Life is Curious

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[caption id="attachment_1567" align="alignleft" width="210"] Pressed Flower Magnets by Hidden Garden[/caption] Welcome to the heat of summer! As the summer wanes and some of us begin thinking about back to school and fall fashion, there are so many wonderful events, festivals, concerts, and more, going on in the city. September 5 - 12 is Mexico Fest, and Pride Vancouver wrapped up this past weekend. Keeping on track of posting blogs has been a struggle, but there are many fantastic happenings in the background leading up to the holiday season. This week has been, yet another blur, while LanaBetty has been busy...

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A Busy Spring

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A little business: In the week following Got Craft? last Sunday, I have been able to review sales and inventory my remaining stock. I am very excited to report that the post earrings were a success! Soon to be available in the online store, I cannot wait! The post earrings, as well as new colors and a few new styles will also be available at Portobello West Summer Market - May 26th & 27th and if you're busy that weekend, I'll be at Fab Fair - June 2nd & 3rd. Click to read more details... Super exciting: A little while...

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