Posts with tag: "Handmade"

 

 

ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP
01/08/2016
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

JANUARY | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | CHUCK WALDROUP  Wow- what a December! I couldn't quite fit AOTM in my schedule, but I'm back full force for the new year. January goes to Chuck Waldroup of High Point, NC. Chuck submitted his work through GreenHill's online submission process and I knew immediately that he'd be a great fit in The Shop. I chose Chuck because he makes quality work and has a great eye for character- all of his pieces are beautifully unique. As you read below, you'll learn that woodworking takes a mountain of patience and a truckload of follow through (excuse the pun). Woodworking is a lifestyle and it's intriguing to learn what all goes into it.  Where did ...

ARTIST OF THE MONTH WENDY ALLEN
11/06/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

NOVEMBER | ARTIST OF THE MONTH | WENDY ALLEN OF MISS FITTBy: Toni TronuThis weather confused month goes out to Wendy Allen of Miss Fitt, in Durham, NC. I chose Wendy because she takes a fun and imaginative approach to her art (and life). Her creative outcome is something really special while still being functional. When her box of goodies came in the mail I enjoyed trying EVERYTHING on. Best part? Her long scarves double as belts! Come on cold weather! I need to strut these fashionable mittens around town. Toni: Getting work “out there” can be a tricky task and sometimes it takes a lot of experimentation. It sounds like your first big break came when a local store ...

VAMOOSE
07/16/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

Vamoose What do you shop for when planning an adventure? Written by: Maddie Fritz   |   Photography by: Toni Tronu  With our new travel collection, Vamoose, premiering in The Shop at Greenhill, we started thinking about the impact of travel and some past experiences. I asked Toni, The Shop's manager, some questions about the new merchandise, and had visitors weigh in on the travel bug that seems to infect everyone during the summer months.   The Dopp kits above are handcrafted by Meredith Bridges, an artist based out of Chapel Hill. Regardless of where you're headed, one needs to pack the essentials, and Bridges' beautiful kits ensure you'll ...

PRETTY COOL GIFTS FOR PRETTY COOL MOMS
05/05/2015
ARTIST OF THE MONTH: CHUCK WALDROUP

It is so hard to find an adequate gift for my mom on Mother’s Day. What could possibly be bought that communicates the amount of appreciation I am trying to relay? I recognize you are probably going through this too, so I have worked very hard to acquire a unique selection of hand crafted gifts that can accompany you on your Mother’s Day journey.Starting out with a card…This is where you can say….“Hey mom thanks for taking care of Jeankeys, our dog that I promised I would take care of, but really youuuuu took care of him."Rhianna Wurman of ElloLovely in Asheville, Mom, I Love You card, $4.50 Jayme Hennel of Hennel Paper Co. in Charlotte, Nicely ...