Saturday, December 22, 2012

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Holiday Fair "After" The Very Merry

Thanks to all making 
the Holiday Fair "After" the Very Merry
a success!
It rained reindeer for most of the morning,
 but that did not keep our fans away.
Everybody one walked out of Gollmar Hall
with gifts and cheer to share with their friends and family.
Happy Holidays to all.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Artisans at the Holiday Fair - Saturday December 15.

Missed The Very Merry?
There's another chance to find the gift on your list at the
Holiday Fair "After" the Very Merry!!
Here's a sampling of some of our terrific Artisans.
December 15 - 9 AM - 3 PM
The New Gollmar Room
in The Arts Building
at 319 Water Street, Baraboo, WI.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

2012 Very Merry Holiday Fair!!!

  It's all but a memory now!
WOW  what a Fair!!!
Thanks to you!
A wonderful time was had by all.
We think it was the best Very Merry ever!
Hundreds of you from all over Wisconsin and beyond.
Shopping, talking, sipping, hugging, chatting, laughing...
You brought your moms and dads, you bought you kids, you came with your spouses.
It was amazing and exhausting.
Thank you! Thank YOU!! THANK YOU!!!
Now ... go out and have a Happy Holiday with the people you love!

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Kae Taylor - Batik

Kae Taylor,
 went to art school in Nebraska
 and started out as a metal sculptor. 
When she and her husband, Bud, moved to Madison
she explored Batik, a wax resist dyeing on cloth. 
She has perfected this ancient art form with her amazing images. 
She is one the best batik artists we know in the upper Midwest.
 Kae and Bud have three daughters. 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Frank Kudla - Master Metalsmith

Frank Kudla
is a master metal-smith.
 He loves to garden (especially growing heritage tomatoes)
do gourmet cooking, is a history buff and has a passion for working with metal. 
Frank designs and creates mother's rings,
pendants, earrings and is now making a new line of silver bracelets. 
He lives in Baraboo with his artist wife, Char.

Monday, December 3, 2012

John and Margaret Crahen - Stain Glass

John and Margaret Crahen 
have shown their
exquisite glass work from the fairs beginnings.
They love to travel and have done shows all over the US. 
They have a large studio in the Evergreens near Baraboo. 
They  lived in Panama before coming back to their family in Reedsburg.

Sunday, December 2, 2012

Wild Four Bakery - Baked Goods

The Wild Flour Bakery
is one of Milwaukee's beloved bakeries.
 They sometimes put the bakery on the road
and visit shows and fairs throughout Wisconsin. 
Dolly and Greg, seen here, started the bakery
 and specialize in Breads, Bagels, Cookies for the Season and More.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Pat Kroth - Painted Silk

Pat Kroth's
 silk scarves are dyed individually.
They use leaves and nature for there inspiration. 
Pat is from the Madison area
and her work is exquisite. 
She is into exercise and good health
has competed in the Madison Iron Man competition. 
We're glad she is returning to our 6th Very Merry.