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13th Annual Artisans' Fair to be held Dec. 1

This is a guest post from the organizers of the Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair:

Seeking a unique gift for family and friends? Then plan to attend the 13th Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair to be held on Friday, Dec. 1, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Benson 401. Twenty-five vendors will show and sell their handcrafted products which include jewelry, woodworking, stitchery, pottery, baked goods, stained glass, etc.

Vendors are listed below:

–Ashley Horn: candles, melts, vinyl decals
–Linda Shaytar: jewelry
–Kathy Martlock: crochet items, paper flowers, etc.
–Gale Newport: baked goods
–George Holzwarth: wooden boxes
–Jane Williams: pottery
–Holly Swenson: wearable art
–Kyle and Laura Denlinger: handmade wooden blocks
–LaDonna Crist: home decor & gift items, WFU logo items, etc.
–Rebecca Fisher: whimsical garden art – bird baths, garden flowers, whimsical glass mushrooms
–Jessica Burlingame: crocheted items including scarves and dishcloths
–J.L. Bolt: wood work
–Kim Bowers: hand made ornaments (vintage, cork, sea shell), paintings
–Ruth Smith: blankets, corn/rice bags, corn toss bags
–Lawrence Smith: stars, food trays, bird houses, wind chimes, Christmas trees
–Bookish Birds (Diana Goldstein and Roz Tedford): book themed ornaments, wreaths, and page art, Wake forest alma mater and fight song ornaments, Wfu page art and notecards
–W. David Link: honey, handmade soaps
–Caroline Moore: jewelry, painted glassware, jewelry boxes
–Brian Calhoun: woodwork products, bird houses
–Lisa Simmons: decorative home products, jewelry
–Stacey Panchyshyn: handmade scarves, Christmas ornaments
–Virginia Christman: photographs, art prints, greeting cards
–Rebecca Mabe Benza: handmade jewelry, hand painted ornaments, hand-dyed scarves & clothing
–Xiaolin Dai: ceramic works
–Brandi Smith: hand painted wines bottles/jars
–Sandra Kokkonos: homemade cookies
–Angela King: sheepskin rugs, wool yarn, felted soap, needle-felted ornaments & upcycled wool clothing.
–Sandy Lail: Christmas ornaments, glassware, small gifts, wreaths, ribbon trees.
–Gloria Stickney: Wake Forest quilts, custom theme-designed memory t-shirt quilts, WFU licensed items
–Pamela Venable: 8″x10″ oil on canvas or board; framed oil landscape and seascapes from either En Plein Air or photo inspired art creations
–Shayla Herndon-Edmunds: handmade bath & body products( lotions, butters, oils, candles)
–Paul Ross: cutting boards

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Annual Wake Forest Artisans' Fair to be held Dec. 2

This is a guest post from organizers of the annual Wake Forest Artisans’ Fair:

It’s time for the annual Wake Forest University Artisans’ Fair to be held on Friday, Dec. 2 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Benson University Center, Room 401. Thirty vendors will show and sell their handcrafted products which include jewelry, woodworking, stitchery, pottery, baked goods, stained glass, etc.

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Table built with wood from Reynolds Gym

An exciting new feature to the annual event are items made by Facilities and Campus Services from recycled Wake Forest products! Palmer/Piccolo bed frames have been converted into Adirondack-style chairs, flooring from Reynolds Gym has been transformed into a table, and wooden trivets are designed from the beloved magnolia trees. Products will be on display as silent auction items (some with minimum pricing), with bids taken until 4 p.m. At the close of the event, those with the highest bids will be notified of their winning bids and arrangements made for item pickup. Proceeds from these items will benefit the United Way.

Looking for a special gift? Then check out these vendors!

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11th Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair to be held Dec. 4

This is a guest post from the organizers of the Artisans’ Fair:artisansfair

It’s time for the 11th Annual WFU Artisans’ Fair to be held on Friday, Dec. 4, from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Benson Center, Room 401. More 30 vendors will show and sell their handcrafted products which include jewelry, woodworking, stitchery, pottery, baked goods, stained glass and more.

Looking for a special gift? Then check out these vendors!

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Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the ninth annual Artisans’ Fair on Friday, Dec. 6. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair:

  • Ruth and Lawrence Smith – corn bags, tobacco stick stars, bluebird boxes, blankets, food trays, wind chimes
  • Adriana Granados – jewelry made from nuts and seeds
  • Kimberly Bowers — paintings, photography, oyster shell art
  • Maria Tompkins – beaded jewelry, hand-knit scarves
  • Jane Williams – pottery
  • Cynthia Leonard – wheel-thrown pottery
  • Christopher O’Neill — woodwork tables, shelves, storyboards, mirrors
  • Debbie Deheck – birdhouses, butterfly houses, lighted Christmas trees, canned goods (pickles, salsa, peppers, etc.)
  • Gale Newport – baked goods and peppermint candy
  • George Holzworth — wood-crafted items
  • Gloria Stickney – WFU products, quilts
  • Bruce & Angela King (Enno Farm) — hand-spun wool yarn, needle-fetted ornaments, washed wool
  • Zella Johnson – Hand-knitted dish clothes and knitted ruffle scarfs
  • Reynolda Gardens — customized evergreen wreaths made with natural materials by the Gardens staff
  • Renza Wallace – alpaca-designed garments
  • Kelley Dietz – handmade jewelry and gifts
  • Betty Hauser – salsa, apple butter, chow-chow, Russian tea, cookies, etc.
  • Sarah Lischer — mosaics made with vintage china (and more), such as frames, planters, mirrors
  • Kathy Kron – handmade jewelry & handbags
  • Deirdre Honaker — stained glass
  • Jessica Burlingame – Teacup bird crafts
  • Joanne Clinch — greeting cards, prints, hand-painted monogrammed canvas
  • Teresa Jackson – “Teka Bag” purses, accessories, earrings, headbands, scarves
  • Paul Ross – Woodworking
  • Gary Hardwerk — necklace pendants
  • Ashley McCulloch – Fabric crafts, aprons, tote bags
  • Lanie Ehlinger — Moravian star ornaments, hand-embroidered tea towels
  • Christie Otten — jewelry, pet bedding
  • Sara Gonzalez — all-natural, handcarfted, homemade artisanal soaps
  • Penny Wilson — jewelry
  • Denise & Steve Griggs — customized art using repurposed windows and doors

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Talent will be on display at annual WFU Artisans’ Fair

A customer and a vendor at the 2011 Artisan's Fair.More than 30 faculty, staff, students, retirees and others will be showing their creative side and offering handmade items for sale at the eighth annual Artisans’ Fair on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The fair will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Benson University Center, room 401.

Vendors must be Wake Forest faculty, staff, students or relatives, but the fair is open to the community. There is no charge to attend. Cash and checks will be accepted, and door prizes will be given.

The fair is now a Wake Forest tradition, with new vendors sprinkled among some who have shown every year.

To learn more about some of this year’s vendors, view some profiles and then see the full list below:

Below is a full list of vendors and their products for the 2012 Artisans’ Fair: Read more

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