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Gnomes trending again in 2020

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Gnomes trending again in 2020

Are garden gnomes treading again in 2020? About two years ago I had made some gnomes from socks.  I think I must have made about 8 of them total.  I sold every single one of them that same year.   Then in 2019, I thought to myself, Gnomes can't possible be popular again because they were popular back when I was a kid.   (this picture is not mine but from an ebay auction.)  Does anyone else remember these ceramic gnomes from back in the 80's?  I do, I think I even made a few with my mom.  I guess it's true that...

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Been awhile...

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Been awhile...

It’s been a busy couple of years with the best of intentions... I was looking back over the last few blogs and see that it really has been a long time since I’ve paid attention to our online presence. I think it is so hard to make, market, sign up for shows, attend shows, do the reports, etc. and keep up with a full time job and family.  Hopefully things are beginning to work out in order for me to spend more time building and promoting our business.   Of course I’m thinking that I’ll be able to work on...

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First Santa of the season...

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First Santa of the season...
First sighting of Santa...

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Latest Tshirt Quilt...

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Latest Tshirt Quilt...
Another tshirt quilt completed...

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The Big One Craft Show in Crookston

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The Big One Craft Show in Crookston

This past weekend I took our lovely handcrafted items to Crookston, MN to a craft show hosted by The Big One.  This was the first time they have hosted this event in Crookston.  The feedback from the customers were that they were in awe of how many vendors showed up for this first time event.  They were very pleased with the show.  There was a decent flow of customers throughout the two days and hopefully that will continue to grow over the years.  Here are the pictures of our booth from the morning of day two.  I forgot to take...

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