Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Cool City Art Auction = Huge Fundraiser for Flint Handmade!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the 2010 Financial Plus Cool City Art Auction on Friday!  We especially appreciate all of you who purchased your tickets from Flint Handmade or The Lunch Studio and who bid on items in the Flint Handmade room at the Capitol Theatre. 

Because of your generosity, Flint Handmade raised over $1,000 to support our mission and bring you more fabulous handcrafting events and programs!

Enjoy these photos from the event.  :)

Awesome auction items donated by local artists and crafters!

Cristianna checks out some of the goods!

Tracey of The Lunch Studio is the BEST CATERER EVER!!!  We loved the Shrimp Tarlets and Pineapple Bacon Wraps and Broccoli Salad Mini-Pitas!

Hannah Fralick is the BEST SINGER/SONGWRITER EVER!!!  We love her CD!

Special thanks to (l-r) Drake, Austin and Ryan from Davison High School for volunteering and donating items to the auction!

Thanks for supporting Flint Handmade by purchasing a knit cap!

First Lady of Flint Carrie Walling checks out the items up for bid!

FH Ladies (l-r) Amy and Crystal show off their supercute new logo tshirts!

More photos are available on our flickr in the 2010 Cool City Art Auction Set!

NOTE: Flint Handmade is always accepting donations of handcrafted items to use in future auctions and raffles as fundraisers for our organization.  Email us at flinthandmade@hotmail.com for more information.

Monday, March 29, 2010

No craftLAB on April 4

There will not be a craftLAB on April 4. 

Join us on Saturday, May 1 from 10am-4pm for the Spring Craft Market and on Sunday, May 2 from noon-3pm for craftLAB!

Flint Handmade shirts in women's and men's sizes will be available at both events.  Shirts are $15.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

2010 Cool City Art Auction is THIS FRIDAY!

Flint Handmade is going to have some AWESOME handcrafted goods in the 2010 Financial Plus Cool City Art Auction on Friday, March 26!

We will be in the Capitol Theater (Harrison Street Entrance) with Art at the Market. We will feature art, crafts and gift certificates from local businesses in our silent auction as well as catering by The Lunch Studio, beverages by d'Vine Wines and music by Hannah Fralick.

For more information, visit Cool City Art Auction on geneseefun.com.
Check out some of our featured auction items:
Handbeaded Marilyn Monroe Bracelet by AudreyBelle1910
Tapestry Tote by Miapolia
Flora & Fauna 3 Tier Tray by Aisle 3
All-Natural Soap Gift Basket by Alexandria's Soap Garden

Advance tickets are available for $25 at The Lunch Studio in Downtown Flint (444 S. Saginaw Street, 48502). Tickets will be $30 at the door.

P.S. It's not too late to make a donation of a handmade item or gift certificate to Flint Handmade for the auction!  In exchange for your donation, you will receive a FREE ticket to the 2010 Financial Plus Cool City Art Auction.  Please email us at flinthandmade@hotmail.com if you would like to donate.

National Craft Month craftLAB!

Much love to everyone who came to craftLAB on March 7, 2010 to celebrate National Craft Month!

Tracey made the MOST delicious cupcakes.  Yum!

Sophie (l) and Christa made nifty spool stamps. :)

Christopher tried out the awesome spool stamp project.  :)

Nicole made reconstructed jewelry.

For more pictures, check out our National Craft Month flickr set.

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Celebrate National Craft Month with a FREE Flint Handmade T-Shirt!

March is National Craft Month!  Celebrate with Flint Handmade!

Join Flint Handmade on Sunday, March 7 from noon-3pm at The Lunch Studio in Downtown Flint for craftLAB!

craftLAB is an opportunity for creative people to meet each other and work on their own projects.  The Lunch Studio is open for business with delicious soups and sandwiches on the menu.

In honor of National Craft Month, we will have FREE punch and cake and a FREE craft activity!  We are going to be making stamps from old thread spools and foam.  Check them out here: http://maximumrabbitdesigns.blogspot.com/2010/02/button-cotton-reel-stamp.html

Win one of three Flint Handmade t-shirts in our FREE raffle!
Raffle drawings at 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 2:30pm. Must be present to win.

Preorder your Flint Handmade shirt for $15 to guarantee your size!

Email your name and shirt size to flinthandmade@hotmail.com by Sunday, March 7 and indicate if you would like a women's or men's shirt.  Payment accepted via PayPal to flinthandmade@hotmail.com.

Shirts will be available for pick up at The Lunch Studio after April 4 or can be mailed for $3 shipping.