Holiday 2012 Vendor Feature: BIRDS AND BLOSSOMS GIFTS

Birds and Blossoms Gifts

DSC_8235edMy name is Mandi King and I am the owner of Birds and Blossoms Gifts. I enjoy doing many different kinds of crafts and am constantly learning new techniques. Most of the items in my shop are made of new and recycled fabrics, vintage wools, wood, paper, and found items. I make fabric bunting banners, decorative wooden blocks, picture frames, altered notebooks,  gift  tags and other one-of-a-kind items. I am inspired by many different designers and styles, and my designs incorporate a blend of vintage, shabby chic, cottage, and whimsy.

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Get To Know Mandi of Birds and Blossoms Gifts

What’s the #1 played song on your iPod? Penny on the Train Track by Ben Kweller

Besides crafting, what other things do you like to do? I love photography and playing outside with my kids.

What’s your favorite Christmas tradition? When I was little, my grandmother used to send me an advent calender every year for Christmas. Ever since then, I have always enjoyed picking out a new calender.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? I would LOVE to learn how to crochet.

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There’s lots to look forward to at the Homespun Chic Holiday Marketplace on Sunday, December 9.

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Love what you see? Click the links next to “Share This” below and let your friends on Facebook and Twitter know. Then, come enter to win a $20 Gift Certificate to be used at the Marketplace. There are plenty of easy ways that you can enter to win!

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Holiday 2011 Vendor Feature: A FLAVORED LIFE

A Flavored Life
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A Flavored Life creates new products with vintage and everyday linens. From aprons to scarves to pedi-bags, Janice and Jenise are a mother and daughter team that love to bring new life to forgotten items and find inspiration from a lifetime of experiences. Janice learned how to sew in the mill factories of New England and has lived around the world from the Bahamas to the Sultanate of Oman. Jenise is a marketing manager by day and brings a graphic touch their creations. Together, like any good family recipe, they make memorable, one-of-a-kind designs to be cherished for generations.

Get To Know Jan & Jenise of A Flavored Life

What’s the #1 played song on your iPod? Slow Like Honey by Fiona Apple

What is one of your favorite quotes, song lyrics or Bible verses? Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. – Marianne Williamson

Besides crafting, what other things do you like to do? Cooking! Playing Angry Birds. Relaxing with family. Reading. Dancing.

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Visit A Flavored Life and see what you have to look forward to at the Homespun Chic Holiday Marketplace on Sunday, December 4.

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Love what you see? Click the links next to “Share This” below and let your friends on Facebook and Twitter know. Then, come enter to win a $20 Gift Certificate to be used at the Marketplace.