Fabulous February 2015

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Fabulous February 2015

February Schedule of Classes & Events

Winter continues……but we have plenty of opportunities to create art at Jersey Made for kids and adults.   For more info on anything listed, please call or email Holly at RecycledArtist83@gmail or 609-670-2822

Our featured art this month is “Jersey”, an original design by Holly Doyle.   These professional prints are signed by the artist and available for $5 each at Jersey Made.

Sunday, 2/1/15 Artistic Praying – Learn to use art in your prayer.   This workshop we will discuss new beginnings and learn a new art technique.    $10 – bring a friend.  It’s a great way to start the new year off in a creative and inspiring way!

Saturday, 2/14/15 and 2/28/15  Kids Recreate  Kids ages 4-8 meet noon to 1:30pm and kids ages 9-14 meet 2-3:30pm.   Making art with recycled materials, found objects and discarded items.    $15 includes all materials.

Every Thursday …..Altered Book Class  2pm to 3:30pm   $20 or 3 classes for $50.   Bring an old book and find out about new ways to alter and create your own personal piece of art.   Taught by Holly Doyle.    Evening versions of this class are available upon request.

Saturday, 2/21/15  Pinterest Workshop  Join Mary Kay and Holly as we try out projects found on Pinterest but tested/adjusted/improved by your 2 crafty experts. 11am to 2pm  $20 includes all supplies.

Thursday, 2/12/15 Paranormal Investigation of Jersey Made with Rich Braconi – join us to learn more about the spirits residing at the shop.    Many of us are interested in learning more about the soldier.   You will be part of the investigation and receive the data Rich collects.    $50 Limited to 10 people.   Paid registration required.
Monday, 2/9/15 6:30-8pm  Jersey Made goes to the local Mount Holly 7-Eleven for a Valentine’s Craft with the kids!   $5 make-n-take.   Open to the public and no registration is required.   Just a fun time!!!
Our featured art this month is “Jersey”, an original design by Holly Doyle.   These professional prints are signed by the artist and available for $5 each at Jersey Made.
Happy Valentine’s Day!!   We would love to help you with any gift purchases you might have this month and offer gift boxes or wrapping whenever possible.   
Our Mail Chimp is coming back!!   You will still get emails from the Mill Race Village via Constant Contact but I have missed out own mailing list.    So once each month (if you are on our mailing list) you will receive our schedule of events, classes, features and other excitement!!   I know the chimp will throw me a banana (he likes to send cute messages like that).   As always you can opt to join the monthly email or you can opt out.   We will not  be offended and just want to keep you in the loop.   Thanks    Holly
 

The Festive Season 2014 at Jersey Made

Special Extended Hours for the Holidays 2014

FRIDAYS – Open until 8pm!!!   Starting Friday, November 28th and continues until Friday, December 19th.    Barb Johns, the Mount Holly Spinster, will be joining us each week from 6-8pm

TUESDAYS  11-4pm  (added just for the holidays)

WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY  11-6pm

Friday 11-8pm

SATURDAY 10-6pm

Sunday noon to 4pm

FESTIVE EVENTS 

Friday, December 5 – Fiber Festival featuring Barb John, the Mount Holly Spinster.   She will be demonstrating her spinning and have some of the yarns she has created for us.    Bonnie, known at Jersey Made as BFF (Bonnie’s Felted Friends) will show us how she creates the wonderful felted creatures she has available at the shop.    Holly will also show how she learned from some creative friends how to felt using cookie cutters.   The 5th Anniversary ornament will be using this technique.   5pm to 8pm

Saturday, December 6 – Dream Trader Jewelry  Join us for a trunk show with Anthony Niglio and the awesome jewelry that he creates, including the new copper bracelets.   10am to 4pm

Sunday, December 7 – Jersey Made’s 5th Anniversary Celebration Cake and beverages and the traditional ornament to celebrate this monumental occasion.   noon to 4pm

Saturday, December 13thBattle of Iron Works Hill – encampments in Mount Holly as this historic battle is re-enacted.   Our military discount will be extended to the Hessian and Colonial soldiers.   Make a small craft in our classroom (donation for our local animal shelter is requested but not required)

Sunday – December 14th   TRUNK SHOW by Green Cow Handcrafted Soaps.   Meet Nina and see their full line of soap products and accessories.   noon to 4pm

Friday 12/19/14 to Sunday 12/21/14 Procrastinator’s Weekend Including gift wrapping and specials for that last minute shopper.    Let us help make your holiday festive and keep you out of the dog house!

New items are always arriving at Jersey Made!   “Peace” Christmas Cards by Holly Doyle are on sale in packages of 12 for $10.   Even if you don’t mail them they are perfect to go along with your gift, include a gift card or to thank those special people in your world this holiday.

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Small Business Saturday 2014

Make sure to get your American Express card registered when shopping during Small Business Saturday on November 29, 2014.     Each time you spend $10 at a registered Shop Small location American Express will give you a $10 statement credit for each qualifying transaction up to $30.

JERSEY MADE IS REGISTERED so make sure to stop here and see all the new handmade gift items!!!Personalized_Digital_Banner

Holiday Hours

I know we are not even at Halloween, yet a plan has to start somewhere.  Starting the Friday after Thanksgiving Jersey Made will be open until 8pm along with many of the other shops in Mill Race Village!!   Open on Tuesdays from 11am to 4pm too!   Small Business Saturday is happening again – get your American Express card ready or just come enjoy the specials we will have that day.

Jersey Girl Wine Glasses

These just arrived late yesterday and are already gathering interest from the customers.     Each wine glass has “Jersey Girl” on the front.   Around the rest of the glass are either mint seashells, pink flip flops, or blue flip flops.   There are really super and created by Picture It Yours!!

Just $10 – they make the perfect gift for the wine lover in your world.

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If anything these photos show why I am a shopkeeper and not a professional photographer.   Trust me – they are even more beautiful in person!!

Duck, duck…

 

…bunny!

Oh wait – you were expecting something else?    Not at Easter time around Jersey Made!!

Bonnie’s Felted Friends (BFF) are here and these ducks and bunnies are positively adorable and the perfect addition to an Easter basket.   Plus they are only $3 each.    So hop on over to get them while they last!

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Every bunny needs some cute carrots!   Designs by Mary Kay has the cutest “Bunny Munchies” for only $3.50 each.

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More of BFF’s larger sized bunnies along with a small purse created by Mary Kay.   Give the gift that lasts long after the candy is gone!!!

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Jersey Made will be closed on Sunday, March 31st so that Holly can celebrate Easter with her family.    Many of the shops in the Mill Race Village will also be closed so call ahead if you plan to come to the area.    The Robin’s Nest Restaurant will be open for Easter Brunch – call them for a reservation!!!

May the blessings of Easter be with you all!

Fire & Ice 2013 – Photos!

Jersey Made was almost on the front page of the Burlington County Times.    The photographer was definitely on the WRONG side of the street.    LoL

But still it was exciting to see the giraffe on the cover.   Congrats to Todd!!

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Todd Dedmon of Newark, DE won 1st place in the Amateur Category for his giraffe.   We were excited to have front row seats to watch the 300 pound block of ice transformed into a 3 dimensional animal.    Lots of details in his work!!

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Boris the camel was an excitement to everyone.   He even made some friends with the alpacas from Scotia Farms!

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A fundraiser for Willing Hearts Dalmatian Rescue who joined Mount Holly for the event!!

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Plus our fundraiser for families still recovering from Hurricane Sandy.   There are a few bags left but we hope to raise $100 to give them in home improvement center gift cards!!

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Thanks to everyone who came out to Fire & Ice Festival 2013!

Window at Robin’s Nest

Many thanks to the Robin’s Nest Restaurant for inviting Jersey Made to be on display for the month of May!     The restaurant is located at entryway into Mill Race Village on Washington and White Streets.    Don’t just walk by to see the window displays – go in and eat or drink!!!

The display featured a focus on local!   The many talented artists at Jersey Made are all local to New Jersey, many right here in Mount Holly.    Jersey Made continues to be a support of The 3/50 Project.   Check out their new “LookLocal” app for iPhones!!