Tuesday, November 30, 2010

gettin' ready for Christmastime...

Thank you to all who purchased dainty daisies goods at the Holiday Craft Lounge on Saturday! I had a lot of fun & met so many great people!! :)

New dresses have just arrived at my shop from Fancy clothing! This dress would look adorable on you this holiday season!!

Need to send out your holiday cards??? We just got in the cutest handmade cards from made by Amy!

....not too mention you must have an adorable bow headband to go with your holiday dress!

...and don't forget to hang up your stocking. I only have a few at the shop like this adorable vintage one!

We have lots of wonderful handmade gifts... a little something for everyone!! Shop hours today 10-5!

Have a great day!

Friday, November 26, 2010

Open today!!!

Hey everyone! We are having a little sale.. come on downtown! If you shop at dainty daisies today with every $25. purchase or more you can draw a % off... up to 40% off your entire purchase! I have been getting soooo many cute things in(handmade & vintage!)!

including more Do what you love tee's in sizes Med.-XL

and just a reminder.. dainty daisies will be closed tomorrow! I will be here....

from 10-3 at the Overture Center on State st. selling my wares! (There will be lots of fun craft making activities as well as DIY gift packs!

Have a great weekend! xoxo!


Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Alot to be THANKFUL for!!! :)

I have to apologize for being MIA! Holiday season is in full swing.. craft shows & holiday gift buying! :)

Thank you to all who came out for our first EVER Handmade for the Holidays urban craft fair! It was truly AMAZING! A dream come true for me.. and I am happy to say we will be doing it again next year!

I have lots and LOTS of new handmade goodness coming into my shop.. like these pretty felt (& some suede) flower broaches.

more mix it up sweaters have arrived from The Painted daisy.

and my friend Carla from Art City signs brought over these adorable ornaments.. with vinyl letters & sayings like "Joy" & "Love". They are $5.95 or 2 for $10.00

and I had to share this cute pic. of Courtney from Tizzy Dee & her adorable set up at HFH showing off her new painted daisy sweater!
(p.s. she just dropped off some of her crochet arm warmers & necklaces!)

I have sooo much to be thankful for... my family, my business & that I get to come to work everyday & love what I do.

Thank you all for supporting handmade wares by me & all of the independant artists that sell at my shop!

We are closed Thursday & open Friday with a little black Friday special.. stay tuned. Shop hours are 10-5 today and 10-5 Friday!

Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

Friday, November 19, 2010

Handmade for the Holidays!!!!

is tomorrow at beckets City Center Court 11-5! dainty daisies (brick & mortar shop) will be closed as I will be at the event selling my wares as well as running the show! :) We have goody bags for the first 30 shoppers.. LIVE music by Nicole Rae and the traveling suitcase.. photos with Santa by Laurie Marie Photography as well as 40 AMAZING vendors from as far away as Chicago!

You must stop by!! There will be something for everyone..

I have lots of new goodies! I will also have an exclusive one day only wrap skirt sale. Have you had your eye on a wrap skirt?? Tomorrow will be the day to get one! (you have to stop by my booth to find out more .. but it will be GOOD!)

there will be something for everyone at this show.. It will be a great place to get a start on you Holiday shopping!

and I just had to share this adorable pic. I took of the cowl scarf with bow pin by Amanda Darr! I love the combo. We should be getting more in today!

The shop is open 10-5 today!

Have a great day!! xo! See you tomorrow at Handmade for the Holidays!!!

p.s. Did I mention how awesome the goody bags are & that you can register to win a gift basket from the sponsors! :)

Thursday, November 18, 2010

New holiday ornaments!

I am so excited about my new ornaments & accessories! I featured a little DIY this morning on Good Day Wisconsin to promote Handmade for the Holidays Urban craft fair! :) It was sooo much fun.. but 4am is soooo early!!!

I have lots to do today to get ready for the show... this SATURDAY!!! 11-5! at Beckets restaurant.. City center court! Be there early the first 30 people to register will get goody bags! :)

I alos will be selling little craft kits to take home with most of the supplies to make your own paper ornaments at the Craft Lounge at the Overture center next weekend. Hosted by Anthology!

BACK TO WORK FOR ME!!! The shop hours are 10-4 today!

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

goody bags.. & my new hair cut!

I am REALLY in love with Emma Watson's new hair cut & decided to chop mine! I love it!! It only takes me about 5 minutes to do my hair! Yay!

Here is a sneak peak at the goody bags! They are AMAZING! Just an FYI... we will only be giving these out to adults (1 per immediate family).. (High school students at best). We are trying to be fair. You also MUST enter
thru the event entrance (not Beckets) to get a goody bag. There is only 30! :)

I have sooo much to do! Fox 11's Angela Kelly from Good Day Wisconsin is coming to the shop tomorrow to promote HANDMADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS! Watch for us LIVE!!! It will be 4 segments of a few of the vendors including myself to share holiday DIY tips! :)

My shop hours today are 10-5!
Have a great day!

Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Glitter Workshop!

If you can you SHOULD check out my friend Naomi's new shop in Madison! :) You can also shop select dainty daisies goods there as well as many other handmade wares by so many talented artists & crafters!

Have a great day! xo!

My shop is open 10-1 today!! :)

Friday, November 12, 2010

Handmade Holidays....

New Holiday headbands...

vintage inspired Holiday hand printed cards from Seattle..

My new Vintage glittery banner from Anthology(though it is not for sale)..

New hand applique scarves! I appliqued reclaimed plaid scarves..

and the CUTEST picture of Dexter sleeping with my vintage granny blanket! :)

The shop is open today 10-5! Come & check out all the new goodies!

Have a great day!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

TEN DAYS!!!!!!

til Handmade for the Holidays!!! Sorry my blog has been so quiet.. but I have lots to do! I am so excited and I highly suggest you get to the show early.. the goody bags are AMAZING! A huge Thank you to all the local businesses & vendors who have made donations!

Have a great night! xo!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Holiday hair accessories..

I just made up the cutest batch of hair bows..

& set up the holiday accessories tree... filled with fancy holiday hair pins!

pretty red hair bows, snowflakes ...

& NEW glass glitter star hair pins made with recycled paper. We have them in 3 sizes! (They are available in gold too!)

Have a great day! Shop hours are 10-5. I will be back with a gallery walk post this afternoon or early tomorrow!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

What I am wearing today.. daintydaisies style!

Here is what I am wearing today..

top.. thrifted
Jumper.. handmade by Fancy Clothing (available at dainty daisies)
tights.. unknown
shoes.. mustard corduroy flats urban outfitters
& my new bangs handcut by me! ;)

annnd Dexter thinks the christmas tree at the shop is his new chew toy!

Have a great day!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

gettin' ready for the holidays...

I spent all day making the shop look all Christmasy. I love it! It is my absolute favorite time of year to decorate my shop! I have more to add but here are a few pics...

new glass glitter star hair pins made with recycled paper! I loooOve them!

Come & check out our new Main st., sidewalks & maybe get a head start on your holiday shopping!

Monday, November 1, 2010

Tis the Season...

Tis the season for amazing holiday craft shows! Here are the 3 I am getting ready to vend at...

Nov. 27th at the Overture center downtown Madison..

Mark your calendars & Buy handmade for the holidays!

p.s.I have sooo many new things I am working on.. I can't wait to share!
Happy Nov. 1st!