July 8, 2010

Everything's Coming Up Lavender!

Like Buttonwillow, you may be wondering what I've been up to lately.

I'm taking a little break from custom portraits during July and August, but I've got a few other projects up my sleeve. Such as making this small army of kitty corsage brooches. Just where are they all marching off to?

The Yamhill Lavender Festival in the Oregon countryside! Come visit me at my booth this weekend where I will be selling lavender sachets, catnip toys and much more!

This very AROMATIC festival takes place in the charming town of Yamhill, Oregon, in Beulah Park just off Hwy 47 on the corner of Hemlock Street and 3rd Street. There will be a plein air art show, arts and crafts booths, plant sales, food, music, and lavender in every imaginable form. Many local lavender farms will be opening their gates and giving tours.

The luscious art on the postcard above is a pastel painting by well-known regional artist Susan Day (not to be confused with Susan Faye!). For more information about the festival, visit Yamhill Lavender Festival

In the mean time, Buttonwillow needs to take a little time-out from her work as quality control inspector...

A studio assistant's work is never done!

7 comments:

Amy said...

I love the photos of Buttonwillow hard at work!

Catherine said...

You are so lucky you have such a sweet helper! :)

Have a Happy Friday!
xo Catherine

Chat Noir said...

I think she was having a last-minute check on her self portrait... are you sure she's pleased with it??

Susan Faye said...

Yes,she is inspecting her "mini-me" and she does look a bit grumpy--I think her look is saying "needs more fluff!"

curator said...

Oh my gracious! I can't make it but I wish I could go! Perhaps next year.

Hannalei said...

Aha a fellow Oregonian? Your creations are adorable! If I lived closer I'd most certainly be there! I hope they do well!

Susan Faye said...

Hi fellow Oregonian Hannalei! I see you are from the beautiful Reedsport area, home of the chainsaw carving festival which I've had the pleasure of attending. Are there any good art festivals down your way that I should know about?