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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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If you're hangin' out in the Midwest this summer, you're getting wet. I'm talkin' about buckets and buckets of rain. It hasn't been good for the art fair season. It rained through half of my first show and kept me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
Well Patty, I guess you win! Thanks so much for stopping by! Please let me know where I can send your tickets, by emailing me at jessicafloresdesign@gmail.com. See you soon! Jessica
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I'm thrilled to be on the list of artists for the next Fetching Market in Munster, IN, on July 11, and I want you to be there too! I'm giving away two tickets ($20 value) to the market, which will take place at the historic Kaske House and benefit the Munster Historical Society. Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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There is so much excitement this time of year in my back yard! Dad and I planted some dahlias this weekend. I'll have Hootenannies, Peaches & Dreams, and some little pompommy things I forget the names of. They are going... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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Some days come pretty close to being perfect, and, in my experience, they most often happen in May. It's 10:30 pm, and I just lost a blog post that took me an hour to write, so I'm just going to... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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Hi there! After yesterday's Homespun Hydrangea post, I've gotten quite a bit of new traffic, so I'd like to say thanks for stopping by to explore. I hope you'll find a way to stay in touch that tickles your fancy.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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I love seeing how my collectors use my work in their homes. When I teamed up with my multi-talented friend, Katie, of the Homespun Hydrangea, to offer a givewaway, I knew that she would dazzle her readers with her styling... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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When I interviewed for my job as a Communications Specialist at a library straight out of college, my future boss asked me what one of my goals was for the next five years. I remember telling her I'd like to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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I'm on a bit of a painting roll lately. Finished this watercolor today. Take a look at my latest newsletter to see more recent paintings and sign up for future monthly editions. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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Every day I see a new house renovation or great DIY project or furniture refab online that makes me itch to tear out a wall in this place or paint a room or replace a floor, but day in and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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So every day of this challenge, as I shimmy into my tights in the dark of morning, I am reminded of how little I truly need, how tiny my inconvenience truly is, and how much good a collective voice can do when "men thier songs employ".....ahem or "women!" Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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I'm weepy this morning. I'm not sure what opened the flood gates. It started with my friend, Erin's, IG post of a round white barn with beautiful morning shadows and her honest confession about a roadblock she's facing. I sat... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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I spent today stitching up a few last-minute pretties for the Hunt & Gather show in Crown Point, IN, coming up in just 10 days! We made some little sets of handwarmers filled with rice. These are great for waiting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's autumn: time for harvest and plenty and front porches spilling over with gourds and mums and corn shocks. If I had a pumpkin, I would photograph it for you, but shopping for vegetables I do not intend to eat... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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....serving as Market Coordinator for For the past month many meals have consisted of a handful of pretzels here and there, and a frenzy of on-my-feet organizing, fidgeting, sorting, planning, sewing, doodling, and other forms of hysteria. In fact, I'm... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2014 at Jessica Flores Design
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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 Aug 25, 2014 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