Realms for the Holidays

November 8, 2015

Call me crazy, but we are doing two concurrent festivals over the holidays, Pacific Arts Market for our lotions and soaps, plus the Allied Arts Festival for my barrettes, shadow boxes and assemblages.

Pacific Arts Market

Pacific Arts Market

Pacific Arts Market is a true cooperative, owned and operated by the artists. I’m stoked to be joining this group for the first time. It will be located in Sunset Square, next to Jo-Ann Fabric. The market will be open the first three weekends in December, Friday through Sunday, Dec. 4-6, 11-13 and 18-20.

Allied Arts Festival

Allied Arts Festival

The Allied Arts Festival will be returning to last year’s location, across from the Bellis Fair mall entrance on Bakerview. This is in same shopping center as Burlington outlets, in the back corner. It’s a great space wth lots of natural light.

Stop by both and support local artists!

Realms hits the road

August 6, 2014

For the next month or so, we’re on the road around the realm. Coming up this weekend, August 9 & 10, is the Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival. We’re stoked to be back at this great fair again.

50th Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival

50th Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival

Then…Port Townsend’s Uptown Crafts Fair on August 16.

Port Townsend Uptown Street Fair

Port Townsend Uptown Street Fair

Followed by the Ferndale Street Fair on August 23.

Ferndale Street Festival

Ferndale Street Festival

And the last big show is the Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend, September 6 & 7.

Wooden Boat Festival

Wooden Boat Festival


Realms updates

October 23, 2013

cranberry body lotion

aBandon, my newest cranberry scent

New for the season, is my latest scent, aBandon, a sweetened cranberry. I’m making it into everything, including shaving soap. I particularly like it as a room spray.

And, in other news…

The new home for this year’s Holiday Festival of the Arts is…

1825 Cornwall Avenue at Ohio Street

This is the building kitty-corner to Bellingham High School and used to be a bingo hall, Sunshine Liquidators, and, most recently, Mayberry’s Sporting Goods.

Bonus: latte stand in the parking lot!

Around the Realm

July 29, 2013

Realms Bath & Body Line

Realms at the Ferndale Public Market

Here’s where we’re at the rest of the summer. Please stop by and say hi!

Ferndale Public Market
Saturdays 10a-3p
Main Street on the Riverwalk

We’ll be there most Saturdays throughout the summer


Port Townsend Uptown Crafts Fair
Saturday, August 17, 10a-5p
Tyler Street, uptown Port Townsend


Ferndale Street Festival
Saturday, August 24, starts at 10a
Main Street

Allied Arts’ 33rd Annual Festival of the Arts is officially open for the season. They have a new location this year, across the street from Geri Fields, behind Inside Pitch in the Haskell Business Park.

Some amazing work is on display. C’mon down and support local art!

Here’s how the table looks this year. There was room to add a tall, skinny shelf to the right — perfect for some of my assemblages.

Here’s to buying handmade and local. Cheers!

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Allied Arts Holiday Festival

November 13, 2011

Allied Arts Holiday Festival 2011

Getting ready for the Allied Arts holiday show. I juried for both my Realms lotions and soaps, plus the art assemblages I’ve been doing all year. So my booth is going to be a little of both.  Here’s what I’ve been up to lately:

Time Gone By

Gramophone dog

Lamp shade half doll assemblage


Eiffel Tower necklace

Been having fun with some mini shadow boxes — in necklace form. They are double-sided.

Sisters necklace

Lotus flower necklace

Turquoise butterfly necklace

Mucha necklace


holiday crafts festival

Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts

The Allied Arts Holiday Festival opened yesterday and I’m happy to be in it for the second year.

Realms holiday crafts fair

Realms space at the Holiday Arts Festival

Here’s how the table looks this year. Got a few new things: bar soap, roll-on perfumes and the room spray is in a new slender brushed aluminum tube.

Snow at our place

Heading out to do a shift at the show, but look at what arrived overnight. Going to have to leave a little early, I think.

Upcoming Crafts Festival

August 4, 2010

Been making lotions, shower gels, foaming handsoaps, shaving soap, etc. for weeks now, prepping for the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival (coming up Aug. 14 & 15).

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival Poster

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival Poster

I’m gettin’ pumped and feeling that nervous, am-I-going-to-forget-something-big feeling. But I am several deep in every scent, so the display will look full. Now, please do a sun dance for me.

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'Tis the season for fall crafts fairs

Starting the first weekend in November and continuing through Christmas eve, my Realms products will be appearing in the following crafts fairs:

St. James Holiday Bazaar

Saturday,  November 7, 9:00am-3:00pm

910 14th Street (across from Lowell Elementary)

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Bellingham Covenant Church Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, November 14, 9:00am-4:00pm

1530 E. Bakerview Rd.

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Allied Arts Holiday Festival of the Arts 2009

Friday, November 20th through Thursday, December 24th

Open 10am-6pm Wednesday-Sunday (Dec. 24 closing at 3:00pm)

3548 Meridian (formerly Cascade Furniture, across from the Bellingham Country Club)

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