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Out of LOCKDOWN on Saturday 11th Sept 21

Posted by Ann Verran on September 9, 2021 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (1234)

Hi all,

The Norther Rivers will be one of the areas that will be out of Lockdown from  tomorrow Saturday 11th Sept 21.  My commiseration to all those who are still not able to move freely. I have a Daughter, Son-in-law and small Grandson in Sydney and can't wait to see them all, sooner rather than later Sending Love.

Thank you to all my loyal customers, plus a few new ones who have supported me during this trying time.  I hope you have either received your parcel or it is on its way. Hope you enjoy the pieces you have chosen. Thanks also to those who have let me know that they are already thinking about Christmas and will have a look at what I have.  Remember, I can send your gift directly to that Special Person and include a handmade card and gift wrap it at no charge.

I have had emails all morning advising that many Galleries are re opening itomorrow

If you are close to them call in and have a look and help to keep the small business Arts & Craft Community afloat. 

Creative Artisans Gallery, Wigmore ARcade, Ballina NSW      

Ferry Park Gallery, Pacific Highway, Maclean NSW

Coldstream Gallery, Ulmarra, NSW

The Clocktower Gallery, Garfton Links, Grafton NSW

The Iluka Emporium,  CHarles Street, ILuka NSW

Yamba Art Space, River Street, Yamba NSW

Fibre Delights, Ulmarra NSW


Stay Safe,

Cheers

Ann





Impact of Covid-19

Posted by Ann Verran on August 29, 2021 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (62)

Hi all,

Hope you are all coping as well as can be expected in these trying times.


The last 18 months, since the first lockdown in Australia from 23rd March 2020, has been a bit of a disaster for small Arts and Crafters.  Most Craft Fairs have been cancelled and all Galleries have been closed for various lengths of time.


I am now sitting at home in my Studio with lots of new piece made, ready for my Biggest Craft Fair of the year - The Alstonville Quota Craft & Garden Fair. Sadly, both for the stallholders and Quota, their Fair has been cancelled for the second year in a row.  


All four Galleries where I display and sell my Pearls are Closed until further notice, or whenever we come out of lockdown - an unknown.

Two Galleries have website and you can purchase pieces they have in their Galleries when the lockdown was announced.


Coldstream Gallery - Ulmarra NSW   www.coldstreamgallery.com.au

Creative Artisans GAllery - Ballina NSW   www.creativeartisans.org.au


I am loading many new pieces onto my website so that you can have a look and if you like a piece, purchase it. 


I can also make to order, as long as I have the Pearls in stock.


I have also been making Face Masks (I was a Dressmaker in a past life)


Have a look at what I have or contact me at [email protected] or M:0400 501 347

 

Cheers and stay Safe,

Ann




Casino Art, Craft & Quilt Fair

Posted by Ann Verran on July 24, 2017 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (3171)

The ladies at Quota Casino are holding their Annual Fair on Saturday 29th July 17 at the Casino Community & Cultural Centre, Walker street, NSW.  It will run from 9am to 3pm.  Come along and have a look at the goodies the various Artists and Craftrer have been busy making. Call in say hello and have a look at my Peals and Crystals.  I will also be demonstrating a few techniques used in making jewellery.


If you are on the road in the Northern Rivers, I also display at Ferry Park Gallery on the Pacific Highway, the southern turnoff to Maclean, as well as Fibre Delights in the lovely Heritage listed town of Ulmarra and at Creative Artisans Gallery, in Wigmore Arcade in Ballina. Drop in and have a look.

Artist of the Month - Ferry Park Gallery

Posted by Ann Verran on May 13, 2016 at 3:25 AM Comments comments (949)

Hi all,

I am Artist of the Month for May 2016 at Ferry Park Gallery. Have a look Ferry Park's website  http://www.ferrypark.org/artist_of_the_month

May 16 - Ann Verran

Call in and have a look at my Collection. Ferry Park is on the Pacific Highway, at the southern turn of f to Maclean in Northern New South Wales.  If you are travelling Brisbane/Sydney or the other way on the Pacific Highway, you have to pass it.  It is 3 hours from Brisbane and about 7 hours from Sydney. Penny at Ferry Park Restaurant will provides a great meal, or if cake and coffee is what you want, they have that too. It is also the Tourist INformation Centre for the Clarence Valley.

Make yourself known to the people behind the counter. They are all members of the incredibly talented group of Artists and Artisans who make up the Lower Clarence Arts & Craft Accociation.

See you there.

 



Happy New Year 2016

Posted by Ann Verran on January 24, 2016 at 1:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Happy New Year to all my customers, bith old and new.  I have had a month or so off and am now back into creating new pieces for your enjoyment. My website is looking bare, as I have had many sales over the Christmas period, so busy making new pieces. I hope to have them up in the next week or so.


Quota Craft Fair in Yamba

Posted by Ann Verran on September 24, 2015 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (25)

This weekend Sat 26th and Sun 27th September you will find me at the QUOTA od Lower Clarence Annual Craft Fair at the Yamba Bowling Club, in Wooli Street.  You can't miss it, it is on the right as you come into Yamba town. It will be a great Craft Fair, as usual. Come and check out my new swarovski crystal pieces.  Some great colours. See you ther from 9.00 am on both days.


Narrabri & Moree Markets August 2015

Posted by Ann Verran on July 25, 2015 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

We are off to the Narrabri Markets - Saturday 1st August and on Sunday 2nd August wiill be at the Moree Jellico Park Markets. It is out on the Tablelands and no matter how cold it gets, you will find me in the Hot Springs at Moree for the rest of the weekend. We love doing this trip and the Hot Springs are worth a visit.

Many of my customers are getting ready for Christ mas, already. I will have pieces from as low as $10, so do your self a favour and come and have a look at what I have.

See you there.

Made with Love Coffs Harbour

Posted by Ann Verran on March 22, 2015 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

On Sunday 29th March I will be at the Made with Love Markets in Coffs Harbour.  This exciting Market is being held at the Cex - Coffs Ex Services Club, in Vernon Street.  Come and say hello and have a look at my Made with Love Necklace Specials.  It will my first time at this Market and I am looking forward to it.

I will be staying with my friends, Barry & Lesley at their B & B, Breakfast with the Kangaroos at Moonee Beach. Can't wait for a chat and catch up with Lesley and Barry.

See you in Coffs.


Coolangatta Markets this Sunday 8th March

Posted by Ann Verran on March 5, 2015 at 8:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Let's hope the weather is good for these Markets.  I will be there so come and have a look at some of my new pieces.

Cancelled Bellingen Markets February 2015

Posted by Ann Verran on February 20, 2015 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (3)

Sorry all, the Cyclone up north and the torrential rain on the North Coast of NSW has meant that the Bellingen Markets supposed to go ahead today Saturday 21st February have been cancelled.

The next Bellingen Market will be on the 21st of March,. Make a note there Markets are on the 3rd Saturday of each Month, see you there.



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