Friday, August 28, 2009

Event Planning Bootcamp returns September 13th

The 2nd installment of Event Planning Bootcamp is on the books!

When: Sunday, September 13, 2009
Time: 7pm – 9:30pm
Where: Spa Scotta

Early Bird pricing ends 8.31.09
Register here

Don't miss your opportunity to learn from an Industry Insider, on how to effectively launch your own event planning business.

Here's what past attendees have said about Event Planning Boot camp:

'This workshop was a great eye-opener to the world of event planning. Sandra covered it all, from marketing, branding, finding your niche, to the day to day life. I'd take it again!' - Cassie Keys

'I thought it was great! Not only fun, but educational and encouraging. Sandra told it how it is, but made it seem achievable. I think it's wonderful that she's willing to do this for aspiring event planners.' - Savannah Martin

This workshop is perfectly suited for all aspiring planners {wedding, business, social, non-profit}, and professionals new to the event industry.

Topics include:

· How to determine if event planning is a good fit
· Day in the life of an event planner
· Key ingredients of a successful services business
· Determining your unique selling position
· Developing a targeted customer base
· Defining your niche
· Elements of a killer marketing plan
· Personal style + image
· Individual Action Plan: what's your next step?

A detailed resource list will be provided to each attendee upon conclusion of the event.

Further details, registration + location can be found here.

Monday, August 17, 2009

Backyard Boutique : West Seattle Style

Shopping, Champagne & Shade!

Shop Local and enjoy a nice summer's day.
West Seattle based artists and crafters will be selling their wares at the home and studio of Starjuice Aromatherapy.

Shop for lovely handmade goods such as jewelry, aprons, body scrubs and more!
Have a snack, a glass of bubbly, and relax in the shade of the old cedar tree.

Ever dreamed of having holiday shopping done by September?
Here's your chance, or just a treat for yourself.

When: Sunday, August 23rd, 1-4pm
Where: 8822 11th Ave SW, West Seattle, 98106

In the Backyard!

Here's the Vendors joining us:

Glass Beach - Maia Low

Maia designs and creates handbags and accessories from her sewing studio in West Seattle.
She especially loves to work with cotton fabrics, happy colors and quirky combinations.

Alizah's Jewelry - Alizah Olivas
Alizah Olivas is a West Seattle native who enjoys all things small and shiny. Making jewelry for 5ish years, she has been focusing the last couple of years on forging fine silver and working with semi-precious stones...sometimes combining the two. New obsession...turning her photos into pendants.

Go2Girl Design - Sandra Watson

Sandra loves to create custom aprons and entertaining accessories for the kitchen. Obsessed with fabric from a young age, she loves to design quality, one of a kind creations. Here's her 'kitchen philosophy' :

Every girl wants to feel flirty, sexy and in control. Whether you're slaving over a hot stove, plating a gourmet meal, or shaking up some signature cocktails.....Put yourself in the 'Power Position' with a custom designed apron that pulls your outfit together, and puts you at the Head of the Table.

West Seattle artist and mom, Lonjina’s creative career includes graphic design, mixed media, textile design, and interior design, that consistently imparts her point of view with brilliant colors and playful shapes. Inspired by her children, her first collage was created for her daughter when that affordable and unique piece couldn't be found. Working with multicolored papers in her collage creates layers of texture to each piece and are representative of her own aesthetic of contrasting colors, organic shapes and abstract designs.

Times Two Jewelry - Else Perez

Elsa is originally from El Paso, TX, and currently working out of Seattle, WA. While in El Paso, she graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design with a minor in Metals.“I let my backgrounds influence each other to create different designs and wearable visual art. I enjoy creating jewelry that will offer some form of interaction or versatility depending on the personality of the wearer."

Starjuice Aromatherapy - Darcey Pickard

Starjuice Aromatherapy, holistic care for the 21st century - offers fun & fresh handcrafted aromatherapy products for holistic wellness of body and personal environment. All-natural products like stellar spritzers, yummy cosmic sugar scrubs, and rocket snifters, are handmade in small batches, with the highest quality ingredients. Starjuice is the creation of Darcey Pickard, full-time mom, Certified Aromatherapist and Massage Therapist. Darcey lives in West Seattle with her husband and 4 year old.
Darcey’s vision? To provide people with high quality, fun, hip products rooted in the history and tradition of aromatherapy.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

Backyard Boutique is happening 8.24.09

Backyard Boutique is not to be missed!

A casual atmosphere filled with Indy Crafter goods in West Seattle.


1pm -4pm

Details + Vendors to follow!

Stay tuned for more details.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

Katie Kay's 2nd Annual Summer Sale

Katie Kay sells the most darling + fashionable accessories.

Oh, and did I tell you what a cool bird she is?
This lady knows how to throw a party, so don't miss out on her backyard market.

The sale is also a fundraiser, to benefit the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

Come out to Edmonds and shop for a cause and save money with Katie Kay Accessories. Bring your girlfriends, Moms, Sisters, Co-workers, spread the word! Shop a little, sip a little, nibble a little, and enjoy the sun poolside!

All merchandise marked down 10-70%, WITH a % of sales donated to the Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation!

Not looking to spend any cash-oh-la right now? I totally understand, and no worries, come anyway, browse the goodies, have a bite, socialize, bring your bikini and enjoy the pool, maybe you can make a small donation to breast cancer!

When: Saturday August 8th 1pm-5pm

Where: Katie Kay’s House at 9715 238th St SW Edmonds

What: Jewelry, Handbags, Belts, Flip Flops, Aprons, Furniture, Home Decor, and much more!

All major credit cards accepted

Use Mapquest to navigate your way or call me for directions

Pre-shop at Accessories