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With Love from IDS West

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[caption id="attachment_3313" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thank you for such a great show at IDS West - September 25-28.[/caption] Where do I start? What can I say? I am speechless. IDS West was an amazing experience. I'm just finally getting back into the flow (after some much needed evenings off). If you ordered some custom pieces, be assured, your orders have been placed and your amazing jewelry is on its way very soon! To all the new shops and businesses interested in my brand, Let's chat! Let's make amazing things happen in 2015. I met with movie producers, wholesale retailers, shop owners,...

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Exciting Announcement - IDS West 2014

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Pack up the car, we're going to IDS West! From September 25th to 28th at the Vancouver Convention Centre, we'll be showing off our 3D printed designs with the very best of the (north west) best. [caption id="attachment_3245" align="aligncenter" width="500"] 3d printed ombre necklace by LanaBetty[/caption] (Wait.. what is IDS West?) IDS West is the western hub for all things design. Established in 2004, its the largest, contemporary design show on the West Coast and one of the largest in North America (excited yet?). The team has built a solid reputation on delivering premium products in a sophisticated environment, creating...

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Help Fund Sartoria - Indigogo

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[caption id="attachment_3210" align="alignleft" width="439"] Sartoria is a Toronto based business focused on upcycling fine fabrics into thoughtful, everyday items.[/caption] I first heard about Sartoria a few years ago; I stumbled upon her etsy shop from an etsy email. It was cold out and I was allured by the concept of cashmere underwear. How luxurious! How indulgent! I had to see them for myself. It was at Circle Craft that I was finally able to introduce myself and meet the maker, Sartoria herself. I was inspired, awed; she was as warm and genuine as you could hope! Read more about that...

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Spring into Summer

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Wait a second, it's almost June! where did the spring go? It surprised me the other day to learn that we have morphed Spring into Summer. [caption id="attachment_3198" align="alignnone" width="570"] Polymer Clay Brooch by MadamaRobe[/caption] After an incredible spring with Got Craft and Portobello West, we've got one last show on June 7th before we put all our time and energy into our online shop, local shops, and holiday markets. Geometric Desires has been gaining such amazing momentum; ya'll better keep an eye on LanaBetty. It is time to shine. Oh! Before I forget! June 6th is the Etsy Craft...

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Kickstart Sarita Mann Designs

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So this is a little off the normal schedule, but friends, we have a limited timeline here. Have you heard? My girl Sarita Mann has drafted a kickstarter and she only has 3 days to go! Wait... what's a kickstarter? A kickstarter is a crowd-funding website where eager entreprenuers can share their story, find investors (where investors can give $1 or $1,000,000), and source the funding they need to grow their business and take the big leaps they need to succeed! To learn more visit Kickstarter.com. Right, about Sarita. She's radical and does some incredible design for print and paper....

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