The California Crafters Club of Etsy (CCCOE) is a group of independent artists, crafters, & artisans from California who sell their wares on Etsy.com.

Sunday, January 11, 2009

Bring on YOUR craft game in 2009!

Hi Friends! CCCoE is excited about the upcoming year. We have lot's of fantastic things happening behind the scenes that are sure to be hits with members and friends alike. Our Spring Gift Guide is currently under development and our Marketing Team is anxious to launch later this month. There is still time to enter our giveaway for fantastic goods valued at over $200. Giveaway ends 1/15/2009. http://www. handmadeincalifornia. net
  • Kiss 2008 Goodbye, Hello to 2009! CCCOE has the first event of 2009 at your door!
  • WHAT: 'Love thy Neighbor (and thy Friends)' - a pre-Valentine boutique
  • WHEN: Saturday, 1/24/09 (all day, set up and break down times tba)
  • WHERE: Calabasas (between Los Angeles and Ventura) at the home of Jackie, http://appliedwithlove.etsy.com
  • WHO: Any CCCOE team member invited to have a table.
  • HOW: Interested to sell? Any CCCOE member who is interested! Reserve your spot by sending Jackie a $10 deposit (email her at appliedwithlove [!at] gmail.com for the address to send a check or other forms of payment). Vending tables will be provided (paid by the deposit). This is an outdoor, but overhead covered event. Rain or shine. Refreshments for guests will be provided completely by Jackie and her mom. Additional info will be given to sellers (such as set up details and small volunteer duties as developed).
  • Or just come and meet up! Expect a sophisticated crowd of neighbors and friends inside this upscale gated Calabasas community. Your guests are also completely welcome as long as they RSVP when the time comes so Jackie notifies the gate attendant!
  • Sign up soon, don't miss your chance to start 2009 off with a lotta love!
Check out our Flickr Group which has a set of new discussions! http://www.flickr.com/groups/cccoe/discuss We are always accepting new members which are processed monthly. Check out http://cccoeteam.etsy.com for more information. Many of our artisan members have lot's of exciting things going on in their individual creative circles: The Chainmaille Lady (I166) and Surly-Ramics (G234) will be at the Pasadena Bead & Design Show which features 250 Exhibitors & Workshops. January 15-18, 2009 10am - 6pm. The Pasadena Hilton, 168 South Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA. ElenaMary's twig ladder with deity was chosen as one of the 30 winners of the Indie Craft Contest! It will be shown at the Craft and Hobby Association Winter Convention January 25-28 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Our old member Blackbird72 of Deirdre RyanPhotography has relocated to the east coast and now has her beautiful creations available to the public at The Mew Gallery in Philadelphia, PA. Please convo PalleikoDesigns or AmandaKLockrowJewels on Etsy with your current projects, gallery openings, trunk shows and other events. We are still accepting Studio Tour questionaire's too; so be sure to send those in so we can feature you. (Image featured is from Craft Magazine. If you would like to subscribe to craft magazine click here.)

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