Thursday, March 31, 2011

March Treasury Winner--VOTE!

Below is a list of 3 top picks for the March contest (based on number of views) Vote for your favorite--winner announced online & at the next Handmade Triad Meeting (tuesday, april 5th).

Friday, March 18, 2011

Handmade Happenings this Weekend

Ahhh! The weekend is here and the weather is going to be grand! Come out and support our fellow Handmade Triad Team members at these weekend events.

Saturday March 19: Start your day off early at 9am for Jamestown UMC's Spring Bazaar. Treat yourself to some lovely crochet items by HMT's own Mandy Nelson of Purple Hook. While you are there, finish off your look with jewelry from Jean Jarvis of Jean Jarvis Designs.
Take some time for lunch then head on down to The Hand to Hand Market - 3-10pm at and above the Green Bean in Downtown Greensboro. There will be demos, crafts to make and goodies to buy! Go here for more information.
Handmade Triad members Justiann Ard of Witchhazel Handmades and Laurie O'Neil from Slow Turn Studios will be there offering their lovely and unique creations.
The crafty goodnes comes to an end (for now) on Sunday at the Greensboro Farmer's Market. See Jean Jarvis and other craft artists at Spring Arts & Crafts @ the Market from 11am-5pm.

Tell us what crafty things are you doing this weekend!

-Photo credit: Green Mum Totes

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Happy St. Patrick's Day !

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Handmade Triad team!

We’re lucky to have joined together to support handmade and vintage in the Triad area. As treasury curator, Meghan Noble Thomson says, “Let our city's artisans help you discover a little piece of Tir Na Nog (the land of eternal youth)!"

Check our her wonderful Etsy Treasury -Wearing O' the Green(sboro)-

Monday, March 14, 2011

Spring 2011 Fashion Trends

The following can be found in its original form on Andrea's blog here. Also stop by her shop to admire! Thanks Andrea & Valencia--great inspiration!

I attended my first Handmade Triad meeting last night and after some laughter and a wonderful presentation, I went home with some great ideas! See below for some trends I’m looking forward to both wearing and being inspired by in Spring 2011.

Revival of the 70′s

Revival of the 70s- Spring 2011 Fashion Trends
Caramel Disc Earrings- Val B Designs


Tassels- Spring Fashion Trends 2011
Tassel Necklace- Studio Eleven 11
Punk- Spring 2011 Fashion Trends
Black Bow Ring- Studio Eleven 11


Feathers- Spring 2011 Fashion Trends
Feather Bracelet- Glazed Black Cherry
Turquoise & Coral Earrings- Studio Eleven 11

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Vendors Wanted!

Booth fees are as low as $10 for a 12' x 12' booth! For more information or vendor application email or