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Jessica Flores
Northern Indiana
Interests: flea markets, moon rises, bungalows, children's books, dark chocolate, folk music, feedsack and rickrack
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I've been wanting to show you all summer long how I cozied up my patio on the cheap. With school back in session and most of my to-do list done today, I thought I'd sit down and give you an... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jessica Flores Design
I'm on Instagram, and I'm in love, obsessed, making new friends, inspired. Here's one of my favorite shots so far from our trip to Nashville this summer. Follow me! I'd love to make some new IG friends! Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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A couple of weeks ago I held a mini handmade market in my back yard. The peonies were in their prime, and I'd had another show cancelled, so decided to invite my best customers to a garden party at the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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....I do like to have a vanity in my room. In my last post, I told you about an old hutch we removed from Nora's room in the mini makeover. With only 1,200 square feet in this little house, we... Continue reading
Posted May 14, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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This Spring Break while everyone was headed south to the beach, we stayed close to home and took on Nora's clutter-busting "bigger girl" room makeover.....right after a trip to Legoland.... I wish we had a before picture, but you know... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's art fair season!! I've been loading up my car, truck, and/or SUV for fine art and craft fairs for almost 15 years now, and it seems that just this year they have become more simple. Sad that it's taken... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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A couple of years ago I bought a giant lot of vintage calendar towels at an auction for a song. I've been offering them in my booth and on Etsy for a while, but have had no more than a... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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Every year, I get a bumper crop of volunteer tomatillos in my veggie garden. They are the most beautiful little verdant fruits that look like Japanese lanterns and are the main ingredients for my green salsa. I always have more... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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Handmade/Vintage Bliss Coming to a Farm Near You Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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I've got several more days of working with some remarkable event-planning mavens to bring this show to life! I've been blitzing the newspapers, bulletin boards and web-ways for the last month with my Communication Creations. Today we tape a segment... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks, Lindsay. I thought of you while I stitched it, knowing you would have nailed it.
Toggle Commented Feb 19, 2014 on For the Love of Furoshiki at Jessica Flores Design
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Day by day our world becomes fuller and fuller of gadgets and gizmos and new products to make everyday tasks easier, more "simple" and efficient. Drugstores now have entire aisles dedicated to the "as seen on TV" products. Wow! I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks so much Cheyenne! That touches my heart. I just loved Shannans post today! To: djflores99@hotmail.com
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This morning a wave of ambition crashed into me, and I've been riding it all day long. Woohoo! I did a load of laundry (hung to dry, because there's an emergency LP shortage people), cleaned the bathroom top to bottom,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
Thanks for the encouragement Vicki! :)
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The road has drifted closed about three times today, but we made it out to fetch some groceries shortly after the last plow went through. We ran out of LP earlier in the week, because it's been so cold, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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Day two of Nora's flu-recovery marathon: I used to get so much done when I had a sicko in the house. Not this time around. I need to get the Etsy shop restocked for spring, but I'm not feeling much... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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I wanted to begin with a poem that would paint how I feel about winter--something about rest and stillness. . . .and pause, but all I could find this morning were lines about desolation, corpse-gray fields and coffins. It doesn't... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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If you don't know that Oprah wasn't the first to have a famous list of "favorite things," you had a sad sad childhood. . . never fear, though, Carrie Underwood will be sweeping in soon to save the day and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Every day I'm drawing these things. I never tire of it, and with 26 letters to keep up with, there's always a new one to create for gift-giving, custom orders or upcoming shows. Thanks to Dawn, the author of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Can't wait to show you all the great stocking stuffers and other handmade goodies I've been working on for your holiday shopping. Check out all of the industrial antiquey wonderment of Coppes Commons HERE! Hey! I've got a new newsletter!... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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I've been on an art high since the Madison Road show almost a month ago. What a fantastic event! I'm so grateful to all of my customers who came out, both old and new, and made me feel, for the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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The Madison Rd & Ely Lane gals are back with this fantastic high-quality vintage and handmade show on the rolling grounds of a gorgeous historic farm in Northern Indiana. Check out the Facebook Event Page HERE. I'll be there with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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Our little garden is once again giving up baskets full of more deliciousness than we can keep up with. What a blessing! This year I am determined to preserve it. I've made several quarts of fridge pickles, braided up rows... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's time again for another installment of "Travels with Jessica!" My man and I celebrated 14 years of wedded . . .ness last week. We hadn't had a real date in weeks, maybe months, so we decided it was high... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at Jessica Flores Design