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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Here is a kite for sale hanging at City Buddha, it was enormous!
My friend Beth from Raven's Sight and I went to Coventry yesterday, it was so nice to get away from the work table and just not think about it. In the 60's this area was Cleveland's version of Haight Ashbury, now it's a very eclectic mix of souls gathering there. We really had a ball browsing the shops, I bought a couple pair of wooden earrings and some cool beaded multi-strand bracelets then I had a yummy spinach pie at Tommy's - oh, and cannot forget the dozen fabulous "mish-mosh" bagels I scooped up at Bialy's bagels, they're the best outside of NYC!
A beautiful wood Sarasvati carving at City Buddha   

This store was full from floor to ceiling of retro camp and kitsch!

When was the last time you saw an old photo booth?!?

The third and fourth photos were taken at a store only to discover a sign saying "No Photos" after I'd already taken a few - Oooopsie!

On to shop news, I had a very good week at Blue Highways, 10 books were sold! The bad part is that it put my shop with less than a stellar inventory so the books leftover from the show that I was going to slowly list had to get listed on the fly. This is truly the worst part of selling online, the photos, the description writing...blah...my friend Jamie suggested that that would be a good side job for someone and I have to agree! 
Effervesce (click to go to listing)


Scrolling Mosaic (click to go to listing)

I hope everyone is enjoying a good weekend, the weather has been super nice here (finally).

Every day is such a perfect day to spend.....at the Shores

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Cynthia Schelzig said...

You make such beautiful books...of course I have you on my bookbinding blogroll:)

Green Shoot Jewellery Designs said...

Hi, thanks for stopping by through the summer blog hop! I loved reading about your stall in the post below and am also overwhelmed by the YouTube you posted of one of my favourite songs!!
Great to discover you!
Deb x

 

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