Jean “Notewell” Williams Speaking in Dallas, TX and Fort Pierce, FL

Jean “Notewell” Williams is an inspiring entrepreneur, whose public platform is “Walking out your Dream” ©.  Williams’ latest book, ” A Little More Cream and Sugar” featuring Naliyah, Nana’s Little Angel speaks to the camaraderie of coffee drinkers, faith walkers and creative dreamers. The book trailer may be viewed on YOU Tube and has been featured on National cable television sites such as Bravo TV, Entertainment, MSNBC and DISH in Chicago, IL reaching over three million viewers!  She will be speaking in Dallas, TX and Fort Pierce, FL.  Don’t miss her!

 

Jean will be Speaking
Jean will be The Seminar Speaker on June 21st at 2:30 pm

 

 

Jean “Notewell” Williams is the maestro behind It’zzz Our Time, LLC.  The company carries the couture-inspired “Exclusively by Jeannie” ©Handbag Line, Bespoke parfum© as well as artful photography.  She and her husband Haywood have been married for over thirty-five years. Jean is the mother of five and Nana to fifteen engaging grandchildren. The Rickie Report has been waiting for Jean’s book to be published so we can share the details with you!  We know you will be enchanted.  Jean has several book signings scheduled nationally and locally.

 

Meet Jean in Fort Pierce

Meet Jean in Fort Pierce

“A Little More Cream and Sugar”

by Jean “Notewell” Williams

 

 

 

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Follow the story of how the warmth and fragrance of coffee, a drink most of us take for granted, brings a family together through many generations.  At the heart of this book is Naliyah, a youngster battling a childhood syndrome.  While coffee exudes energy and zest, Naliyah’s  personality brings those same qualities to everyone who meets her.

 

Please click here to see a short, 60 second video overview:

Go to www.youtube.com and type in “A Little More Cream and Sugar”

 

Jean’s book is a family affair, reaching beyond this inspiring child.  Jean tells The Rickie Report, “All the art work in the book is by me except for a few crafts and designed apparel by Liyah.  There is a painting by her father. My other granddaughter Destiny, who is 14 years old, has an acrylic painting and an illustration in the book.  My eldest did the layout and text formatting”. 

 

 

Destiny Williams Acrylic painting

Destiny Williams’ acrylic painting, included in the book, took First Place for Watson Duncan Middle School at ArtiGras, 2013

 For more information about Jean’s purses, parfum, photography or book please call 561-723-9328  or email NeWine03@aol.com

 She is available to attend a meeting of your organization for a Book Signing!

Jean’s book, ” A Little More Cream and Sugar” can be purchased through  Barnes & NobleBooks-A-Million , Authorhouse.comAmazon.com 

 

Jean is always growing and expanding her horizons.  She ends every email with the phrase “My Direction Has Purpose” and we believe it does!  The Rickie Report is humbled at being mentioned in this book’s acknowledgements….

 

For coverage of your events, listing of announcements in our events section, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

 

Jean Williams Makes Creativity a Family Experience

Jean “Notewell” Williams’ latest book “A Little More Cream and Sugar” featuring Naliyah, Nana’s Little Angel speaks to the camaraderie of coffee drinkers, faith walkers and creative dreamers.  Williams is the maestro behind It’zzz Our Time, LLC.  The company carries the couture-inspired “Exclusively by Jeannie” ©Handbag Line, Bespoke parfum© as well as artful photography.  She and her husband Haywood have been married for over thirty-five years. Jean is the mother of five and Nana to fifteen engaging grandchildren. The Rickie Report has been waiting for Jean’s book to be published so we can share the details with you!  We know you will be enchanted.  Jean has several book signings scheduled locally.

 

 

“A Little More Cream and Sugar”

by Jean “Notewell” Williams

 

 

 

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Jean “Notewell” Williams is an inspiring entrepreneur, whose public platform is “Walking out your Dream” ©.  Williams’ latest book, ” A Little More Cream and Sugar” featuring Naliyah, Nana’s Little Angel speaks to the camaraderie of coffee drinkers, faith walkers and creative dreamers. The book trailer may be viewed on YOU Tube and has been featured on National cable television sites such as Bravo TV, Entertainment, MSNBC and DISH in Chicago, IL reaching over three million viewers!

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Follow the story of how the warmth and fragrance of coffee, a drink most of us take for granted, brings a family together through many generations.  At the heart of this book is Naliyah, a youngster battling a childhood syndrome.  While coffee exudes energy and zest, Naliyah’s  personality brings those same qualities to everyone who meets her.

 

Please click here to see a short, 60 second video overview:

Go to www.youtube.com and type in “A Little More Cream and Sugar”

 

 

 

 

Jean’s book is a family affair, reaching beyond this inspiring child.  Jean tells The Rickie Report, “All the art work in the book is by me except for a few crafts and designed apparel by Liyah.  There is a painting by her father. My other granddaughter Destiny, who is 14 years old, has an acrylic painting and an illustration in the book.  My eldest did the layout and text formatting”. 

 

 

Destiny Williams Acrylic painting

Destiny Williams Acrylic Painting. It took first Place for Watson Duncan Middle School  at ArtiGras, 2013

 

 

 

The author of several books, is also a world traveled missionary-artist who has captured some “Million Dollar” shots as quoted by the Palm Beach Post. Williams is the MGM of It’zzz Our Time, LLC, the company carries Couture inspired “Exclusively by Jeannie” © Handbag Line, Bespoke  Parfum © and stunning photography. She and her husband Haywood have been in the covenant of marriage for over thirty-years, the mother of five and Nana to fifteen engaging grandchildren. 

 

Jean will be available for Book Signings locally:

 

  • Sunday, February 2nd  at  12 noon Tabernacle of Deliverance & Praise in Miami, FL

 

  • Wednesday, Feb. 12th 9:00-2:00pm  Herbal Life   630 Northlake Blvd.   North Palm Beach, FL

 

  • Saturday, February 22nd   4:00pm   Hotel Jacaranda in the Ward Room, Avon Park, FL

 

  • March – To Be Announced – New York City and North Carolina

 

At a Recent Book Signing in Palm Beach Gardens, Prosecco Cafe

At a Recent Book Signing in Palm Beach Gardens, Prosecco Cafe

 

 For more information about Jean’s purses, parfum, photography or book please call 561-723-9328  or email NeWine03@aol.com

 She is available to attend a meeting of your organization for a Book Signing!

 

 

Jean’s book, ” A Little More Cream and Sugar” can be purchased through  Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million , Authorhouse.comAmazon.com 

 

Jean is always growing and expanding her horizons.  She ends every email with the phrase “My Direction Has Purpose” and we believe it does!  The Rickie Report is humbled at being mentioned in this book’s acknowledgements….

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Learn Glass Fusing Techniques with Irene Jalowayski

This is an exciting opportunity!  Irene Jalowayski will teach a series of classes focused on Fused Glass beginning in January.  Not sure what to gift someone?  The Rickie Report thinks that this could be it!  Irene was featured as an Emerging Artist at Artigras, 2013 and sells her work through a number of local Galleries as well as the Florida Craftsman Gallery in Sarasota,FL.  More details are in this article.

 Irene Jalowayski

 

Creating with Fused Glass

 

Thursdays:  January 9, 16, and 23

 

10 AM – Noon

 

 The Craft Gallery

5911 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL

 

Special Pricing for the new season: $150 for the series including materials and firing

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The Craft Gallery is located on Dixie Highway between Southern and Forest Hill.  When you see the big Carvel ice cream cone it is time to turn into the parking lot. You will see The Craft Gallery behind Hair Harbor Beauty Salon and in back of Carvel’s parking lot.
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To see more of Irene’s fused glass art pieces visit   http://www.palmbeachsmashingglass.com

For more information call Irene at 561.792.8788 or email to ijaloway@yahoo.com

To register call:  561.585.7744  or  Mail your check to Craft Gallery   5911 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33405

 

 

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For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Kathy Barry Has Found New Treasures!!! Celebrate with Cypress Plaza!

Kathy Barry, “Keeper of Local Treasures”, has brought some new treasures to her boutique. The Rickie Report looks forward to seeing them and participating in the Cypress Plaza Celebration on  Thursday April 25.  There will be demonstrations, goodies to taste, massages to try and a raffle for a non-profit or possibly a local person or family who needs a little help.

 

The Cypress Plaza Celebration

   

357 Cypress Drive, Tequesta

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

             

5:30  to 7:30 PM

 

Spring is in the air and Kathy Barry is excited to continue to bring you new artists and new designs from our current artists.   Here’s a peak…

Millie Lu

New to Local Treasures is Maruca Design handbags and totes of varying sizes and wonderful fabrics!  Kathy tells us, “I couldn’t resist bringing these beautiful yet practical bags to you.  These textured fabrics are designed in-house and woven domestically… then kindly hand-sewn in Boulder, Colorado.  Many styles and beautiful fabrics to choose from.”

Sprout

 “Sprout” – Leave your big bag at home – perfect size for your necessities with zippered pocket on top, front and back!

 

City Girl

 

Our jewelry designers, Joy Rossi, Dolores Stone, Bev Connolly and Ellen Massey have all freshened up their displays to bring you new designs.  Liliane Slee who creates whimsical art dolls with fabrics, beads and other embellishments, dropped off new “Hearts on a String”, fabric coasters and purses.  Pam Carmen’s playful and appealing polymer clay animals and new florals are just in!

Participating Shoppe Hosts:

Local Treasures

Visit with your Local Artists

Enjoy Artist Demonstrations

Raffles

 Four Breezes Massage

                 Nurturing the mind, body and soul

Cynthia Powers, LMT          

Bamboo You Massage

See what Bamboo can do for you!

Stephanie Wilson, LMT

        

Guest Vendors:                                                                                         

Tropical Kandle Kreations/Thirty-One  

Karen Dooley

Dove Chocolates – Joanne Ryan

Boresha – Four Breezes Massage

Eliz-A-Beads – Liz Kusuk

Claudette Forrest – IPC dōTERRA Essential Oils

 

 

Enjoy  Nibbles  & Refreshments

Visit with your Local Artists & Merchants

Unique Gifts & Gift Certificates

357 Cypress Drive, Tequesta

LOCAL TREASURES

WHERE EVERYDAY IS AN ART SHOW!

 

For more information, contact Kathy Barry  357 Cypress Drive, #9   Tequesta, FL  33469   561-741-1901 or visit: www.local-treasures.com  or www.facebook.com/localtreasures

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Open House at Local Treasures and Cypress Plaza – Pleasures for YOU!

It’s time to take time for yourself!  Local Treasures in Tequesta is having an Open House where YOU can be pampered! Mark the date of Thursday March 21st!  The Rickie Report suggests you get there early to Taste, Test, Sample, Shop and get a Massage…..

 

Open House March 2013

 

Handmade Troll Doll

Handmade Troll Doll

Meet Dolores Stone and see her beautiful hand made jewelry, watch Eric Burke as he spins his potter’s wheel to make his amazing creations.   Speaking of creations – Steve Dick, another community-based potter, adds spice in just the right amounts found in his home made Mangrove Island Dressings!  Guest vendors include Karen Dooley’s Tropical Kandle Kreations, Joanne Ryan’s Dove Chocolates,  Liz Kusuk’s Eliz-a-Beads, and Claudette Forrest’s IPC doTerra Essential Oils.  AND chair massages by Four Breezes Massage, Inc.

 

Vine Wreath

Vine Wreath

 

For more information about Local Treasures, contact Kathy Barry, “Keeper of the Treasures” at: 357 Cypress Drive, Suite 9 Tequesta, FL 33469  (Serving Palm Beach and Martin Counties – Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach). Store Hours:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday  – 10 am to 5 pm •  Saturday – 10 am to 2 pm. Closed  Sunday – Monday – Tuesday  Phone: 561-741-1901. www.local-treasures.com

 

Just Enough Bling Wristlets and Pens

Just Enough Bling Wristlets and Pens

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Meet the Artists at Local Treasures First Friday of February

Mosaics, Salad Dressings and Dips, Beads and Pottery and more will be featured at Local Treasures’ Open House on Friday February 1st.  Stop by and meet these creative people.  The Rickie Report knows you will be dazzled by Erik Burke as you watch him at his potter’s wheel! Did we mention complimentary massages?  Like we said, not to be missed!!!

 

Sagar Trio

Sagar Trio by Steve Dick

 

Open House Flyer Feb 2013

 

Mosaic

Mosaic by Joy Edwards

 

For more information about Local Treasures, contact Kathy Barry, “Keeper of the Treasures” at: 357 Cypress Drive, Suite 9 Tequesta, FL 33469  (Serving Palm Beach and Martin Counties – Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach, West Palm Beach). Store Hours:  Wednesday, Thursday & Friday  – 10 am to 5 pm •  Saturday – 10 am to 2 pm. Closed  Sunday – Monday – Tuesday  Phone: 561-741-1901.

 

Muddy Water Vase

Muddy Water Vase by Eric Burke

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

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Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

A Modern Look for an Old-World Medium

Stained glass has long been a fascination and often used medium to decorate famous European cathedrals, churches world-wide, and other houses of worship.  Certainly, Tiffany’s designs for lamps brought a new look to this old-world medium.  The Rickie Report spoke with a local resident, Lynn Inlow, who is working with stained glass and using it in new ways.  Lynn sells her beautiful creations at Local Treasures in Tequesta and donates half of her sales to a deserving charity.  Read more in this post.

 

 

Local Treasures is an art gallery and shop filled with the unique and creative works of a variety of local artists.  Kathy Barry has met many wonderful and talented artists and artisans serving Palm Beach and Martin Counties – Jupiter, Tequesta, Hobe Sound, Stuart, Palm Beach Gardens, North Palm Beach and West Palm Beach and brings their work to you.  

Inside Nook at Local Treasures

Inside Nook at Local Treasures

 

At Local Treasures you will find unique pottery, copper art, glass art, jewelry and more. One of the artists Kathy Barry has brought to our attention is Lynn Inlow.  She designs beautiful stained glass pieces of art work that can become family keepsakes.

 

Rampart Lion

Rampart Lion

Lynn tells The Rickie Report that she get started making stained glass in 1997 her youngest son went to college and she experienced  “empty nest” syndrome.  “I was looking for a new artistic endeavor. 

Flower Pocket Mirror

Flower Pocket Mirror

 

I took a few classes and stained glass became my new passion.  I moved to Hobe Sound, Florida almost two years ago and I brought my stained glass with me”.

Red Swirl Turtle Box

Red Swirl Turtle Box

 

Her price point is so reasonable and Lynn is happy to make a custom piece for someone’s window, make a one-of-a-kind gift for a new baby, an heirloom piece of art for a wedding, party favors, or hanging ornaments.

Baby Announcement

Baby Announcement

She tells us, “I love to design and create custom stained glass pieces. The Rampant Lion is from the Scottish flag designed as a 4 foot medallion. 

Poinsettia Panel

Poinsettia Panel

The poinsettia window was about 3 feet square, designed to fit and coordinate with the colors of the room and curtains.  If you imagine it and I’ll create it!”

 

"Lee's House"

“Lee’s House”

Lynn uses the traditional Tiffany, copper foil method in constructing the windows.  Her whimsical nature emerges as she makes wonderful pyramids filled with small charms and specialty items.  What a great gift for ANY reason – and a terrific tree ornament!
Lynn and her husband founded a school in 2001 while doing missionary work.  Fifty percent of her profits are donated to The Lion of Judah Academy in Bulima, Tanzania. The school targets poor children and orphans. They started with 10 children and today serve 600+. For more information go to: www.thelionofjudah.info  or  www.lionslairstainedglass.com  or call 772-245-8693

Kathy Barry, “Keeper of Local Treasures” and her wonderful collection of gifts is located at  357 Cypress Drive, Suite 9 Tequesta, FL 33469.  Store Hours: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday  – 10 am to 5 pm •  Saturday – 10 am to 2 pm;  Closed  Sunday – Monday – Tuesday   Call: 561-741-1901 or go to: www.local-treasures.com  www.facebook.com/localtreasures

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Fulfill a Holiday Wish List for Teens at Local Treasures and Enjoy a Special Discount

The Rickie Report appreciates Kathy Barry‘s involvement in her local community especially at this holiday time, when gift giving becomes prominent.  Through her store, Local Treasures, Kathy offers beautifully hand made items by talented artists and artisans.  She also extends Local Treasures as a location for others to drop off essentials for the “Teen Wish List” from The Children’s Home Society.  We hope you will shop locally this year and give to others less fortunate than ourselves.

 

 

Christmas Cookie Plate by Irene Jalowayski

 

 

      Local Treasures

 

 

Kathy tells us, “The holiday season is here and we’re asking for your help again this year with the Children’s Home Society of Florida’s annual toy drive.  We’d like to focus on teens this year and have attached the “Holiday Wish List for Teens”.   No gift is too small.  Drop off yours anytime during store hours”.

 

Hand painted Ornament

There will be many holiday store specials including 10% off all Lindsay Phillips SwitchFlops and accessories; select handcrafted jewelry 10% to 50% off; select pottery 10% off; and a huge clearance sale on our Miche bag inventory.

Small Hand Made Christmas Arrangements

 

SAVE THE DATE! 

 

Join

Local Treasures, Four Breezes Massage,

Rising Sun Acupuncture & Friends

 

Holiday Open House

Friday, December 14th

    5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

 

Red and Green Christmas Bowl by Irene Jalowayski

 

 

 

Hand Made Silk Christmas Wreath with Copper and Gold

 

LOCAL TREASURES,  WHERE EVERYDAY IS AN ART SHOW!

 357 Cypress Drive, #9   Tequesta, FL  33469

Call Kathy Barry for more information at  561-741-1901 or visit www.local-treasures.com or www.facebook.com/localtreasures

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Sharing Miracles and Hope: Shop – 4 – A – Reason to Celebrate the Season!

The Rickie Report is pleased to announce that Local Treasures is partnering with the Cancer Alliance of Help & Hope and Diane’s Voice  to sponsor a special event:  “Shop -4- A- Reason to Celebrate The Season”! We hope you will bring friends and neighbors to this worthwhile  event!  Proceeds from this event will go to ovarian cancer patients.  There will be music, food and a drawing for a stay at the Chesterfield Hotel in Palm Beach!

 

 

 

For more information about Local Treasures, contact Kathy Barry at 357 Cypress Drive, #9 Tequesta, FL  33469  561-741-1901  www.local-treasures.com  www.facebook.com/localtreasures

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291

Paper, Scissors and a Creative Mind Bring Art to Life!

The Rickie Report has been following the upward move of local artist, Nina Fusco with great interest.  Her original images range from whimsical to realistic and all are executed using 3D paper sculpture.  Nina will be exhibiting in a number of juried shows and will be selling her work at a local crafts fair.

Nina Fusco graduated from Kean University in NJ. She majored in visual communications and minored in graphic design. In her home studio, she developed branding for area businesses, wrote and illustrated a children’s book then moved to Jupiter Florida.

Lighthouse ArtCenter Members’ Show Winners – Nina is on the right.

Nina has a passion for paper. Self taught, she manipulates the flat surface of paper by cutting, scoring and bending it to bring it to life. Her art is about relationships. The relationship of light and dark shadows is displayed in her paper sculptures. Over the years the simple shapes have evolved to include texture and colors. She has also created a line of greeting cards.

 

“Pretty in Pink”

Nina explores the contrasting relationship between working tight and loosely. The sharp point of pencils engage her in fine detail, whereas a large flowing piece of paper invites her to work loosely.

 

Her photo collages overlap captured moments in time, a slice of life. Intertwined relationships, time and space. Juxtaposed images fill the space like the memories in your mind. “After Irene” evokes a response to Mother Nature without being judgmental.  You want to be walking that beach and picking up those shells!

“After Irene” Photo Collage

On Saturday November  3rd, Nina will be appearing at the popular North Palm Beach Annual Fall Crafts Show.  Located in the Community Center at 1200 Prosperity Farms Road in N. Palm Beach from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, this juried show is a highlight for holiday shopping.  Be sure to check out Nina’s card selection!

Circle of Peace

Hands

Nina is a member of a number of organizations, including the North County Artists Association.  Their member show is being held at the Jupiter Community Center  and runs through Nov. 9   Her “C.C.C.: Cancer  Conquered Club” piece will be on display. It is filled with hope and a sense of the future.   Notice the texture in everyone’s clothing and hair!  You can also order this image on a T-shirt!   Jupiter Community Center is located at 210 Military Trail near the Police Station.
Come to the Opening Reception on Friday Nov. 16th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Jupiter Community Center, 210 Military Trail, Jupiter by the Police station for Nina’s next show.  If you can’t make the reception, the show runs from Nov 16 – Dec 31.

Circus Circus!

 

Most of Nina’s pieces come from a combination of her fertile creative mind and her open-to-new-ways-of-looking-at-life heart.

 

Brighton Offered Special Bracelet to Help Fundraise for the Lighthouse ArtCenter

 

Over the summer, Nina was chosen as an Ambassador for the Lighthouse ArtCenter. Her work has frequently been included in juried shows at the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Tequesta, so Director, Katie Deits, knew not only Nina’s work and work ethic, but her bubbly personality.  Nina appeared at the Brighton Store at the Gardens Mall to do a demonstration to highlight a special bracelet and donating a portion of the proceeds to the Lighthouse ArtCenter. www.lighthousearts.org

 

Lighthouse Ambassador Nina At Brighton in the Gardens Mall

For her demonstration, Nina is creating a small piece for a friend’s birthday. The friend is a jazz music lover. We’ll follow the steps as Nina takes an idea to reality:

Making the bass strings with paper, needle and thread

 

Nina has already planned the size of the finished piece and has prepared the frame it will fit into. She works with mixed media to obtain the sense she sees in her creative eye and works to make it into reality.   Next she adds another element: the zebra print matting and contrasting green background, which will make the final picture really pop!  Notice the flow of musical notes she has added as well.

 

Each piece of paper is meticulously cut and folded to give her art piece dimension as well as meaning. As the notes seemingly move off the page, Nina gives what could have been a static piece more life.

The bass is added to the format, filling out the allotted space within the frame but not overpowering the piece.

 

Because Nina knows her client loves glitz and glam, she adds the word “Jazz” in reflective paper.

The finished piece!

 

 

Now it is ready for glass to be added to cover and protect this design. Then it will be wrapped for the gift!   Nina has many items she has made that are also suitable for year round or holiday gifts, including her unique cards.

 

 

Taking photos of her most popular designs, Nina has made “hand made” more reasonably priced for everyone.   She sells her cards and some of her smaller framed pieces at Local Treasures in Tequesta.  www.local-treasures.com as well as other venues.

 

Some of Nina’s packaged cards for general or Holiday use:

 

Pencil drawings, collages and photography make Nina a well rounded artist. She photographs her creations and has a line of greeting cards. Palm Beach County galleries as well as the Palm Beach International Airport , through theArt in Public Spaces program have exhibited her awarding winning pieces.  Meet Nina and see her original pieces as well as her beautiful reproduction art cards or go to:   Nina3dPaper. Nina also takes commissions and will create a paper sculpture that is personalized to you or a friend.  Call her at 561-908-3556 or ninafusco@hotmail.com

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact The Rickie Report at:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

The Rickie Report

P.O.Box 33423

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33420

Rickie@therickiereport.com

561-537-0291