The Experience Sponsors

Yesterday I directed your attention to some of our supportive businesses that are sponsoring our upcoming event, The Funky Finds Experience. Show these terrific business owners some love for supporting handmade!

Two Buck Tees specializes in low cost promotional T-shirts starting at $2, custom embroidery and other promotional products. Ask about their band promo kit and check out their website for more information. See their terrific screen printing abilities & merchandise at The Experience!

Market Mommy is an online marketing resource for mom entrepreneurs, showing moms how & where to market their businesses. Market Mommy also offers free advice via their blog, an e-newsletter, & several low cost and/or free ways to market your business on the site. Market Mommy also offers low cost marketing, design & printing services for business owners on a budget.

Ruby Jane’s Retro Fabric is a quilt shop/fabric boutique specializing in retro prints, 1930's reproductions, novelty & children's fabrics. They carry a variety of apron & craft patterns, unique children's clothing patterns, trims & buttons. Shop online or visit the store in Garland, TX. The store hosts a Sit & Sew every other Friday night providing a great opportunity for you to work on your current project, receive advice, & socialize with fellow crafters. Ruby Jane's also has a monthly Make & Take.

Jewelers on the Boulevard features handmade jewelry created by Linda & Dennis Chrysler in their Fort Worth, Texas studio. The creative duo uses glass as the basis for all focal pieces that are made using two techniques, flameworking & fusing. For over 15 years, the team has worked together to create miniature works of wearable glass art. As each piece is individually designed and produced, no two pieces are exactly the same. Visit their storefront in Fort Worth to shop and/or attend a workshop. And don't forget to visit their booth at The Experience!

Rarmai Photography, where reflection & radiance comes together to make artistic photographs! Founded in 2007, Jen Sulak of Rarmai Photography has been passionately pursuing her craft & meeting folks around the Metroplex using her creative gift. She is on a mission to be radiant, atypical, reflective, meaningful, astounding & innovative with her imagery and artwork! If you would like to book Jen for a session, event or wedding, please contact her at 972-395-9156. Visit the Rarmai Photography photo booth at The Experience on Saturday, November 6th, for a free mini photo session!

Do you love snail mail? If so, then join a swap on Swap-bot, a web tool used to coordinate group art, craft, & pen pal swaps. At any given time, there are over 400 public swaps to join! It is also a social network with over 30,000 members where you can share, create, chat, & have fun with others from all over the world.

Sunrise Soaps offers all natural products created using only therapy & food grade ingredients. No synthetic fragrances or dyes (essential oils & botanicals only) are used in their products & they are all produced in small batches to ensure high quality. Sunrise Soaps offers products that are great for even the most sensitive skins. Visit their booth at The Experience on November 6th & 7th!

Carie Magee of Monkey House Photography says she always knew that she loved taking pictures, but never in her wildest dreams did she ever think that God would send her down the path of blessing others through the art of photography. She refers to the Bible verse from Proverbs 3:6, "In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path." While her path has not always been the smoothest, she says it's perfect in every way, allowing her to enjoy life while making time to stand still & savor the precious moments of life through photography. Visit the Monkey House Photography photo booth at The Experience Sunday, November 7th, for a free mini photo session!

Make Shop & Studio was founded in 2005 by Julie McCollough Kim. The goal of Make was to fill a void in the market that Julie felt should serve those that wanted to learn traditional crafts but make modern projects. Make features a boutique filled with items hand-crafted by local artisans, as well as a workspace that offers a variety of courses that cover a wide range of subjects, including soap making and quilting. Julie recently announced her newest passion project, Indie Genius. This micro-boutique allows individual artisans to open a small retail space without the burden of long-term leases, extensive overhead, staffing & more. The grand opening is slated for the first Thursday in November in Dallas’ trendy Bishop Arts District.