Well, it's been a busy couple of weeks here at Poison Pear! With two craft shows back to back, a feature in Globe and Mail, and a new wholesale order, it's been pretty hectic. After doing some yoga and relaxing a bit, I'm here to tell you about it:
Yesterday it finally felt like Spring here in Halifax!
I brought out my bike for a ride for the first time this year, and realized I've gotten pretty out of shape, despite lugging my market stuff up and down the stairs to my studio every week. It sure felt good too soak in some sun and feel the breeze on my face though.
In the studio, I've been busy getting new Spring styles ready, and working on some fun new prints. I've got a new whale pod print, and a new dress...
The end of November is always such a hectic time. With back-to-back craft shows along with online sales and staying on top of inventory, it becomes more as more difficult to take some restful time to myself. This is the time of year I feel like I have no time for friends or yoga, when what I really need is friends and yoga to get me though with sanity and body intact.
I also finally found time to photograph some new items:
Here is a breakdown of...
Spring is finally here, which means it's time for Spring craft shows!
I've got a very busy month ahead of me, with shows lined up back to back for the end of April/beginning of May.
Here's my show schedule (click on images for more info):
April 23-24 Etsy PEI Spring Market, Delta PEI, Charlottetown
April 30-May 1 Halifax Crafters, Olympic Centre, Halifax
May 7 Dartmouth Makers, Parish Hall, Christ Church, Dartmouth
February always seems to sneak up on me. After a bit of relaxation in January after a busy holiday season of craft shows and late nights at the studio, when the calendar page turns it's a stark reminder that Spring is just around the corner (Ha! not here in the Maritimes, but in the rest of the Northern Hemisphere) and it's time to make new things!
I've been busy working on new prints, getting my new website going, and making plans for spring craft shows. Here's a peak at a couple things I'm working on: