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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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Thank you so much for reading this. Your reply is a blessing! Looking forward to working with you more soon!
Toggle Commented Jan 12, 2021 on Be Thankful at Jessica Flores Design
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The last couple weeks have been hard. There's no getting around it. Most of us sat at home New Year's Eve with a glass of something sparkly, breathing a reserved sigh of relief that we could walk away from 2020... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at Jessica Flores Design
Jump to Recipe My sister in law has been experimenting with making ice cream, and our family has been the lucky tasting panel. I am a big fan of Earl Gray tea and London Fog drinks - Earl Gray with... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2020 at Jessica Flores Design
Hi friends! It's been ages since I've checked in here and gabbed about art and stuff. Covid-19 quarantine (and some April snow flurries) has given me a little time to create just for fun and get my watercolor wheels turning.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2020 at Jessica Flores Design
I've begun seeing this entire "period" of work as one that explores what it means to be sheltered by a place, to be part of a community and to be shaped by everyday objects that we normally overlook. Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2018 at Jessica Flores Design
Im so glad it was helpful, Holly. Hope we can corral some more artists for our next meeting up! Hugs.
Toggle Commented Feb 9, 2018 on Get Out! at Jessica Flores Design
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...the more I learn about new places, techniques and people, the more interesting my world becomes, the bigger my heart grows, the deeper my art goes. Sounds a little Dr. Seuss-y, doesn't it? Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2018 at Jessica Flores Design
Practice leads to proficiency, and proficiency leads to comfort, and comfort leads to boredom sometimes. Lately, I've hit the boredom stage with my watercolor work.. . . This year it was time to try something new! Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2018 at Jessica Flores Design
Between amassing pillows, hanging shelves and watering plants, I've also been restocking my Etsy shop this month! Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2018 at Jessica Flores Design
Mark your calendars! I'm teaming up, once again, with my pal and event-coordinator extraordinaire, Chelsie Weldy, to produce this fantastic indoor artisan show featuring over 30 talented makers and curators. The pop-up market will be hosted at one of the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at Jessica Flores Design
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
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
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
Hop on over to 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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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