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Lois Anderson
  • Female
  • Union, MI
  • United States
  • Religious Jewelry &…
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Used Kiln? Programmable?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lois Anderson Oct 7, 2015. 6 Replies

Hi, gang.Do you have or do you know of anyone that has a used, programmable Jewelry Kiln for sale? I'm located in Michigan.Lois AndersonDrLoisuop@gmail.comContinue

Tags: used, programmable, jewelry, Kiln

Does anyone have a Jewelry Kiln taking up space in their studio?

Started Sep 25, 2015 0 Replies

I looking for a used good condition Jewelry Kiln, such as a Paragon SC-series kiln. Does anyone have one that you just don't need or use anymore? BTW...I'm in Southwest Michigan. Continue

Current Offenders in the Buy/Sale Category

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Hoyt Sep 7, 2015. 56 Replies

Dear ArtFair Insiders Members,---------------I just joined a local group of Artists, Cass Area Artists (CAA), Cassopolis, MI area. The group has participated in a few local shows with joint booths,…Continue

Amish Acres and New Booth Layout

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robin Chard Aug 19, 2014. 2 Replies

Larry and Friends,I had a much improved booth presentation this year, but I'd still like advice on my set-up. I'm always looking for improvements. One fellow who has seen me all three year there…Continue

Tags: Display, Rosaries, Booth


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Your Medium
Religious Jewelry & Rosaries via Design, beading, stringing, resin, wire work, found objects, hand-crafted glass beads, hand-crafted paper beads, hand-crafted metal etched pendants, fused glass, melted art using embossing medium, and silver smithing.
Years in the Art Fair Business
First show ever
Paw Paw Wine & Art Festival
What is your website?
What are the best things about art fairs
Meeting people
Best show ever and why
St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana

Great group of people and really appreciated my Religious Jewelry and Rosaries
Worst show ever and why
St. Pauls in Marion, IN

Over two hours from home, not advertised, and no sales. Not fun.
Who referred you to Please be specific.
I was wandering around the web and just ran into the site.

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The Real Payback - To touch others and to be touched in return

Posted on August 6, 2012 at 3:36pm 4 Comments

This week we were at the Amish Acres 50th Anniversary Arts & Crafts show. This morning Jacki Bilsborrow and I chatted about the fair. This is not a review of the fair ... or even a full coverage of the events. As Jacki and I were chatting, it occurred to me that our conversation would make a nice blog posting about the "other" payback we get from arts & crafts shows. Money is not the only value we receive from our participation--perhaps the greatest payback is to have our work…


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At 12:02am on July 10, 2012, Connie Mettler said…

Welcome to ArtFairInsiders, Lois. I'm pleased to see you here and look forward to having you as part of our community.

When you have a chance, please stop by the Discussions" area to introduce yourself to the rest of us. We all look forward to your participation here. Also, visit the "member map" and add your location. We have a lot to offer one another, experienced and newbie alike. Let's make this a dynamic site!

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At 3:26pm on December 07, 2012, Connie Mettler gave Lois Anderson a gift
Lois, you really know how to make discussions work and totally "get" that this community survives on relationships. Thank you!
At 10:05pm on June 05, 2013, Connie Mettler gave Lois Anderson a gift
Lois, thanks so much for all your support. It is appreciated!
At 9:52am on January 12, 2014, Connie Mettler gave Lois Anderson a gift
Thank you for being a Secret Santa again this year, Lois. Happy new year!
At 4:34pm on May 27, 2015, Connie Mettler gave Lois Anderson a gift
Thank you, Lois, for referring Wendy Kendrix to Art Fair Insiders.
At 1:38pm on July 1, 2015, Dawn Lombard said…

Thanks so much!!!!!

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