Thursday, May 10, 2012

Busy, Busy

It's been a while since I've posted, busy with the shop and the "Home To Roost" exhibit.  Opening night went really well and just the other morning CBC radio hosted their live Information Morning show from inside the exhibit at the Centre for Craft and Design.  The Bird Show was on first , very early, and they were a natural fit surrounded by all our creatures in the exhibit. Then Steve Sutherland who hosts Information Morning had fun for a couple of hours learning how to hook. throw pots and in between interviewing all six of the artists in Home To Roost. Each of the interviews went great, fun and entertaining.

Yesterday I was interviewed for the local paper the Cape Breton Post. I'm having my Grand Opening this Saturday and they did a short interview with photo to promote the upcoming event. :)

                                                            Cape Breton Post Article

Open House check list....

post a 20% off coupon on Facebook page for Grand Opening........check
beg for an interview with local paper......check
upload tons of photos on Facebook page to either bring people in or drive them nuts........check
re-organize shop for fresh look.......check
dig old percolator  out of attic (and wash) ............check
arrange barter system with awesome baker friend, oatcakes for fabric.........check
twist arms of two other friends to come for the day and either help me control the throngs or sit and gorge on oatcakes all day.......check
clean.....ugh.......still time tomorrow........

I'll let you know how it goes. :)

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