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Whole Creative Trunk Show

Whole Creative Trunk Show


Sunday, May 1, 12-5 pm
Garage Door Studio is having a trunk show featuring Whole Creative jewelry and a selection of artists highlighting Mother’s Day gift worthy items! Enjoy champagne sherbet punch and pimento cheese bites while shopping local for a handmade gift for mom.

About Whole Creative
Meredith and Jean started as neighbors, then great friends, and now run a business together. They have used their creativity in different fields, but together, jewelry design called to them. ​

With a focus on building a reputation for classic, modern jewelry pieces, Whole Creative’s jewelry was picked up ​by various stores ​in Atlanta. Meredith and Jean’s pieces are handcrafted with mixed metal chain, natural stone, leather, spoon pieces, natural brass, and beads. Hand-knotted beading and wire wrapping are hallmarks of their craft, as well as curating elements involved in each piece.

Check out some other artists we’re highlighting with a focus on unique gifts for mom!

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Olive + Trixie
With an emphasis on thrifted materials and estate sale finds, Olive + Trixie reflects the beauty that can be found in the old, unwanted and discarded. Anna’s creations have a vintage soul that lives to bring a smile to your face.

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$38, 5×7 photo transfer on metal, mounted on wood.

by Jennifer Upton Photography
A self-taught photographer who calls Atlanta, Georgia, home, Jennifer Upton records a visual diary of her neighborhood and city, exploring where her eyes and legs lead her. Check out her Avondale Estates series! 

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$195, “Mama llama” 10″ x 20″ on canvas

LMF Illustrations
Lacy is passionate about putting new life into old things and believes there is beauty in everything. She paints, illustrates, creates dioramas, paper crafts….she is a true maker!

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Black Berries Fascinator, $65

Special Guest, Suzseams Millinery!

Derby Day is just around the corner (May 7th) and Susan Moreland of Suzseams Millinery will be selling her hat and fascinator creations at GDS for one day only!

From her website: “Drawing inspiration from milliners like Caroline Reboux, the illustrations of Erte, and the designs of Paul Poiret, Susan’s own aesthetic reflects a playful mix of historical references and the use of traditional materials like fur felt, cellophane straw, and unique and evocative vintage embellishments.”

“After years of hearing women say “I don’t look good in hats” for innumerable reasons, Susan has found that too few women realize they can wear hats, or most of all, know how the perfect hat can change the way they see themselves.”

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Handmade Glass Plate for Mother’s Day

Handmade Glass Plate for Mom!

Stop by Garage Door Studio on Saturday, April 30th, 11 am – 2 pm for the perfect mother’s day gift-making a handmade creation for mom! Join glass artisan Brenda Griffith of Siyeh Glass to make a 6″ square fused glass plate. Only $18 per plate. You’re welcome to make one or more gifts-it’s your choice!

Brenda will provide a variety of colors of glass in all shapes and sizes to build your very own unique design. Plates will be fired offsite, and your creation will be available for pickup on or after Thursday, May 5th, just in time for Mother’s Day on May 8th! Adults and kids are welcome to create.

Plates take 10-30 minutes to complete depending on amount of detail. This project is appropriate for ages 4+, but ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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