We’re back after an incredibly long blog silence! Welcome to my new followers from craft shows or word-of-mouth or whatever brings you to my page. It’s been a while since I last posted, not for lack of action on my part, but a lack of blog post topics. I’ll work on being better at that… Continue reading Summertime at the Craft Fair
For a few brief moments, it was as though spring had come early to central New York, only for us to be buried in snow today. Oh, well. It’ll be back. What’s going on with Eclectic Clay? We have an Instagram account! You can follow @eclecticclay for all sorts of photos. Presently I’m participating in… Continue reading In like a lion and…back out like a lion again!
From January through March, it can be a bit slow in the craft business. The major holidays are over and the weather is generally grey, making it a great time to hole up in your studio and try out something new! I’ve been knocking around The Blue Bottle Tree again in search of inspiration and… Continue reading Circuit Boards and Mica Shift
Happy holidays, followers! I hope yours were enjoyable and relaxing. We’re back from the traditional family visits and I am contemplating cleaning out my work space…. Hey, who wants to see some commission photos? 2016 was a good year for variety; I had a lot of new requests that really tested my claim that I… Continue reading 2016 Holiday Commission Wrap-up
Hi everyone! Syracuse is buried in snow and we’re getting down to the end of the year. Your last chance to meet me in person will be at Peaks Coffee on December 17th from 10am-3pm. After that, I’ll be busy wrapping up the last of the commissions and getting ready to spend the holidays with… Continue reading Music Box Madness
Happy discount candy day, everyone! Here at Eclectic Clay we’re diving right in to November, which means holiday prep! The shop has been updated with my full inventory of product for all of your holiday shopping needs, and if you’re thinking about a holiday commission, don’t hesitate to get in touch – I’m extending the… Continue reading Halloween Treat Geek Grab-Bag
Hi all! This is a short post to welcome anyone who came here as a result of the LaFayette Apple Festival. Thanks for checking me out; we had a blast at the show and are excited for next year! I will be taking Columbus Day off so that my family can remember my face again.… Continue reading Work, rest, repeat…
Here in Central New York it seems to have gone from summer to fall overnight. With my last summer show on the books and a few weeks before the Lafayette Apple Festival, it’s time for a post about holiday commission guidelines! I know what you’re thinking – “Nina, it’s entirely too early for all this… Continue reading 2016 Holiday Commission Guidelines
I’m back from vacation and ready to wrap up the last shows of the summer! This weekend we’ll be at the Mabee Farms Arts and Crafts Festival, so if you’re in the Capital District stop by for a visit. Following the show I’ll be starting on Christmas ornaments – never too early! – so expect… Continue reading Powder Embossing
Greetings, followers! You’ll notice the site looks a little different; my technical wizard has combined the blog and my portfolio site for your ease of browsing. We’ve also added a shop here in addition to my Etsy store, giving you the option to shop without an Etsy account. This will be a very short post,… Continue reading Away we go!