Embellishing Bliss! Studio will be open
for the Lake Minnetonka Art Tour this weekend May 5 & 6
There is a wonderful opportunity for you design your own studio tour this weekend. Over 45 artists are participating in a 24 studio tour in the Lake Minnetonka area. All the studios will be open from 10 am – 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday. There is no official beginning or end, but the Embellishing Bliss! Studio is #2 on the tour map. For specific details and a map, you can go to: www.lakemtkaartstour.org
I have been very busy designing new products this spring. I have updated the Wiggle Shrug from last fall and am making it out of T-Shirt fabric, which is just the right weight for Spring and Summer. The “Twirl” is my latest fun and funky accessory that can be worn as a scarf or a belt. It is created from neckties and other great fabrics.
I was able to get a wonderful selection of upholstery samples which inspired me to design the Origami bag series that includes 4 sizes: A large tote, handbag, pack and a small case that works great for the large sunglasses or smart phones. The Journey Pack is also made from an upholstery swatch and is a very simple backpack design – perfect for those times when you have a few things to carry.
This winter I have been using a Visual Journal to help me to chart out a new direction for my company. I will still continue to design and make accessories from reclaimed textiles, but I also want to help people to reclaim what is meaningful in their lives through various experiences. I will be facilitating events in my studio including Day Trips and Extended Journeys during which I will introduce the Visual Journaling Process which is a wonderful tool that is used to learn more about a very important person… YOU! Space will be limited to 6 people per event so stop by the studio this weekend to reserve your spot.