Last weekend I also had a craft stall at the Bluebell Bazaar at Green Island Gardens, Ardleigh. This is a really beautiful venue, with 20 acres of gardens and woodlands to explore.

 

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On the first day, we were towards the back of the garden, near the secret garden. There were lots of people about and I met a lovely lady from Willowmead Studios: http://www.willowmead-alpacas.co.uk. They sell gorgeous alpaca yarn - obviously I couldn't resist because of my not-so-secret crochet obsession! They also do lots of lovely workshops at their studio - I am extremely tempted to have a go at weaving!

 

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As I had a little more space I could show some of my framed prints alongside my usual mounted prints and range of cards.

 

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On the Sunday we were moved much more centrally in the garden and were right next to the pond. This is a really lovely area with a little stream running into the pond. I absolutely love water so I really enjoyed our position. Again we met lots of lovely people and I shared some of my drawing tips.

 

My next fair is at It's a Knockout Challenge Day at Bourne Vale Club in Ipswich on Saturday 6th June, then the Lavenham Craft Market on Saturday 13th June (http://www.suffolkmarketevents.co.uk/#!craft-markets/c1x6w) and I am hoping to demonstrate how I create some of my drawings. I hope to see you there - they promise to be super fairs!

About

Elkie Wild Art is owned and ran by Emma L. Kerridge.

Emma is a coloured pencil and alcohol ink artist, specialising in wildlife and nature inspired pieces.

Emma also owns the Coloured Pencil Shop, specialising in the sale of open-stock professional coloured pencils, sending to all over the world.

Visit www.colouredpencil.shop to find out more.

Please do get in touch - she'd love to hear from you.

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