Friday, June 14, 2013

Artwear and Summer Sale tomorrow!

Just a reminder to check out the Meet the Artist event with our own Ollie Singleton at Hand Picked Consignments tomorrow (Saturday, June 15) from 10-6.

Drop by to meet Ollie, enjoy some refreshments, and check out her lovely new "Free to Be" artwear, perfect for the summer weather!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Calling All Kids: there's still time to sign up for Summer Art Camp!

Whimsical Woman Toni Becker of Whimsical Jewels is pleased to offer another summer of art camps for whimsical kids! The camps will be held for 4 weeks at  a.l.o.e in Lewisville.  Details are below:

Summer Art Camps
$100/week, Monday - Friday from 9:00-1:00;
Please pack a lunch.
Discounts offered:
Early bird registration:  NOW until 4/30/13  must register AND pay by 4/30/13 in order to receive it:  $90/week 
SIBLING discount: $100/wk first child, $90/wk for second child

“Everything Clay”             4 projects      Ages 7 and up             Offered: 6/24/13–6/28/13

This camp uses air-drying, polymer and terra cotta clay to make various projects

1.       Terra cotta Clay decoration that child decides (ex. Sun, moon, tree, face)
2.       Christmas and other home d├ęcor clay ornaments using polymer clay
3.       Beads- make your own colorful beads
For the love of nature”    4 projects     Ages: 7 and up            Offered:  7/8/13 - 7/12/13
This camp incorporates nature into the art and finding inspiration from our surroundings.

    1.       Wind chime- make a glass wind chime, celebrating the wind.
2.       Glass lanterns for garden
3.       Paper nest made from recycled paper and seeds, leaves, grass found outside
4.       Nature sculpture- using pebbles, feathers, flower pedals, leaves, shells, cones anything found outside- 3D
“Wearable Art”             4 projects     Ages: 7 and up        Offered:  7/22/13-7/26/13                        
This camp explores making various forms of mixed media to create art that can be worn. 

1.       Straw loom to create something wearable
2.       Beaded clay jewelry
3.       Collaged Pendant
4.       Button Bracelet
 “Mixed Media”                  4 projects      Ages: TEENS                 Offered:  8/5/13 - 8/9/13
This camp uses various forms of mixed media to create a few different forms of art.  

1.       Glass mosaic art
2.       Soldered pendant
3.       Canvas collage
4.       Bottle cap jewelry
Space is limited! Please call 946-0288 to register or email Toni @ with questions.
Also, Toni is doing a raffle for a $20 gift certificate for her etsy shop to anyone who shares the facebook event page and/or invites friends.  Here's the link:

Monday, June 10, 2013

Meet the artist on Saturday, June 15

Whimsical Woman Ollie Singleton’s ABC (Airy, Breathable, Cool) summer artwear is being featured at Hand Picked Consignments, located in Reynolda Manor Shopping Center, 2800 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem. Whether you’re going to the beach, The Louvre, the office or a cookout, there’s something there for you.
On Saturday, June 15, 2013 Ollie will be at Hand Picked from 10-6 for a meet the artist event and to introduce her new line of “Free to Be” tops and tunics. While the message is the same (“Free to Be”) each top is uniquely designed using hand dyeing, painting and upcycling techniques. “I just love this message; it embraces self-definition,” Ollie says.
Contacted Ollie at Also, check out Hand Picked Consignments on Facebook.