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Apr 16

ImageFirst off, who in their right mind does not love coffee and/or cookies?? This event is going to have it all and I can’t wait! Meet local artisans, watch craft demos (I’ll be showing how I make my fantabulous lotions) and get all sorts of yummy goodies! Not only will fabulous local bakers be showcasing their goodies, there is also a CHARITY VEGAN BAKE SALE benefiting the Arizona Animal Welfare League going on at the Strawberry Hedgehog booth! We already have donations coming in from ZonieBaskets and Rikki Cupcake, vegan baker extraordinaire – would you like to donate? E-mail me! Not the baking type? Come buy some goodies and help some displaced critters who need your support!


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Phoenix, AZ (April 14, 2010) – Announcing the first “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” independent craft event to be held at Bragg’s Pie Factory on Saturday, April 24 from noon to 5:00 pm. This free event will be a celebration of local, independent art and crafts, with activities for the whole family.

The afternoon will offer a variety of activities including local vendors selling handmade goods, crafting demos, kids’ crafts, and a craft supply swap. Attendees will get to enjoy a pop-up coffee lounge with free coffee provided by Conspire and free baked goods from local bakeries Urban Cookies, Elemental Sugar, and Rikki Cupcake.

Crafting demos will include YUDU demos by Sarah Spencer and Cyndi Coon, lotion making demo with Strawberry Hedgehog, how to make a sustainable gift basket with ZonieBaskets, and more.

The CraftyChica, Kathy Cano-Murillo, will make a guest appearance. She will be reading from her new novel, Waking Up in the Land of Glitter. Books will be available for purchase and for a book signing. The first fifteen people will get free CraftyChica glitter.

The craft supply swap is open to everyone. Attendees are invited to bring old craft supplies and swap with others. Tables will be provided for the craft swap. Kids’ crafts will be organized throughout the day in a special area. Kids will be able to take home their very own creations. There is no charge to participate in the craft swap or the kids’ crafts.

Local vendors will include:

AZ Lost Boys will also be selling their handmade cow sculptures for the Cow Project, with all proceeds benefiting the AZ Lost Boys Center.

“Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” at Bragg’s Pie Factory is presented by Moderncat Studio, Lucky Paper Arts, and Sticker Club Girl and is being sponsored by MADE Art Boutique, Practical Art, Local First Arizona, Conspire Arts Cooperative, Kooky Krafts Shop, and Blueberry Deluxe.

Bragg’s Pie Factory is located at 1301 W Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix. For more information, please email

Mar 24

Head on over to ASU’s main campus to find some great arts and crafts created by ASU’s faculty, staff, students, alumni, and student groups. I made it to the last sale and was surprised by all the great creations to be found. This is a great opportunity to support all the talent that is to be found on campus. Click the banner to learn more and to get a preview of what you’ll find.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 27, 2008

Where: Hayden Lawn, ASU’s Tempe campus