05 April 2009

The Olive Tree Markets - April 09

The weather with the Olive Tree market has been very hit and miss. Fortunately the loyal customers still turn up rain, hail and extreme heat, as the weather has been with these markets. Yesterday it was overcast all day and then drizzled in the afternoon. At one point I was talking to someone and my teeth were chattering. Yesterday I was able to go around and check out some of the fabulousness. These ceramics are so incredibly beautiful. I love the fifties colours and the shapes. Created by the lovely Kim.
These lovely ladies help the creatively challenged and help shoppers to make a bag. What a great idea. The bottom pics are lovely softies created using a variety of materials by Ally.
Top pic are the colourful creations from Miranda. She also does great adult t-shirts. Bottom pic are some really cute collages and driftwood sculptures.
These artworks by Bridie Watt are just lovely. They are very mexican inspired.
Nursery display. The lemon trees growing up the lattice were fantastic.
Yay for zines. And lookie there's mixtape all the way from Melbourne at our Olive Tree Market. Here is Kristine, the most inspirational crafter. Kristine lives on a farm outside Newcastle and has goats. She has numerous goats and kids of the human kind and makes goat soap, lotions and creams. She not only makes the soap but she does the whole shebang. She tends to the goats, milks them, makes the soap, packages it and then hits the markets to sell her unique product. It's people like Kristine that make the Olive Tree market the hit that it is.

6 comments:

Katy said...

Your market looks fantastic, I think I'd be one of the loyal customers turning up in rain, heat and hail too!

Michelle said...

oh diana i love your pictures...and it makes me sad that i couldn't be there...
love the ceramics...amazing style...
so glad that you took so many shots though...it looks like the markets are just getting better and better...

Amy C said...

I am in love with those ceramics, the colors, shapes they are lovely.

Afiki Designs said...

The pics look lovely, thank you for writing on my blog. Sorry I didn't see you comment for a while.

mikodesign said...

wow, the market looks great such a great selection of products!!

Bridie said...

Hello Sketch & Jones, I love your site. Thanks for including my stall. Hope to see you tomorrow weather is suppose to be good. i'll be browsing with little betsy she is 8 weeks today! I hope to be showing again at the July markets. x Bridie