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Jessica Flores
Northern Indiana
Interests: flea markets, moon rises, bungalows, children's books, dark chocolate, classic lit
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These ladies were star customers, but there were many who didn't make a purchase and were still encouraging to me. Here's how you can drop a coin in the makers' hats without spending a dime. Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2017 at Jessica Flores Design
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Just popping in today to let you know I've made a last- minute decision to join in the handmade and vintage fun at next week's Madison Road Artisan Market! Shop from 10 am - 4 pm ($6) Early bird shopping... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2017 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's the first day of spring, and I've been doing some early spring cleaning in the Etsy shop the past couple of weeks. I reopened today with a new collection of hanging prints, framed originals and some old favorites like my upcycled erasers and more. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2017 at Jessica Flores Design
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Hop on over to RedBubble.com to purchase my work on all kinds of great products like canvas prints, framed prints, notecards, pillows, mugs and more! Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2017 at Jessica Flores Design
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Mark your calendars for It's a Wonderful Market on December 9 & 10! Chelsie and I have gathered a group of our favorite makers and curators to help you complete your Christmas shopping with thoughtfulness and products made with love. Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at Jessica Flores Design
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I've realized that the next time I'm asked what I do, I will need to stand firmly on two feet and reply "I am an artist." No mumbling, no rambling explanation of all the "crafty" stuff I like to "dabble" in, no looking back. It's time to live in and work out my calling, painting what inspires me and creating products that bring ideas to life for others. Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2016 at Jessica Flores Design
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"Maybe success isn't in believing I can do anything but in knowing I can do nothing." -- Emily P.Freeman I woke up this morning dizzy and aching, my expectations for myself gnawing at the glowing fringes of the day like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2016 at Jessica Flores Design
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Eight years ago this week, I cut the ribbon on my Etsy shop, and a few weeks later sold my first handmade item-- this little guy. I named him "Flutter," and was over the moon when a complete stranger decided... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2016 at Jessica Flores Design
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It's a bitterly-cold morning here in Midwesterland, USA. I've turned the Christmas twinkle lights back on, made the third pot of coffee in 24 hours, and thrown on another sweatshirt. The furnace is blasting non-stop, and I'm looking forward to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2016 at Jessica Flores Design
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Hi friends! Today I launched my brand new Instagram feed featuring my artwork exclusively! I hope you'll jump on over to my feed @jessica_flores_design to follow. It's my favorite place for mini-blogging, running fun "instasales" and pointing you to other... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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I got an early birthday present this afternoon! Dan handed me a package from the day's mail delivery, and inside was a complimentary artist's copy of this: You know what that means: another appearance of my work inside! How appropriate... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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I'm counting down to the next Madison Road Artisan Market! Only . . . . what?!! Less than three weeks left to stitch and paint and tag and bag! Oh my! Last night as I was lying on the couch... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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Twelve years ago I was a new gallery owner, a prolific painter, and one of the charter artists at a brand-new show in downtown South Bend called Art Beat. I set up shop on a sidewalk in front of an... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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My quarterly newsletter has hit the web! Click here to find out where to find my art "on the street" (or on the farm) in the next couple of months and sign up for future editions. See you on Instagram... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2015 at Jessica Flores Design
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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