The Cake House Christmas 2012!

Well the Brighton Open Houses for Christmas 2012 are officially over! It has been a lot of hard work for those involved but all worth it and a wonderful atmosphere in each house. Thanks to Clair of the Cake House (Cleveland Road) and Nick of Art @73 Stanmer Villas for having me again and I hope to be back again in May! Today I was sitting in at the Cake House which was full of festivities, cake, mulled wine and friendly faces, here are some pics of the house…

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My Jewellery

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My Cards

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Helen’s Colars

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Helen’s peg dolls, Clair’s Clay bangles, my badges & mirrors, Michelle’s pin cushions

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My earrings, Clair’s tea towels, Helen’s collars

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Clair Letton’s mixed media painting

Yummy and pretty cakes!

Yummy and pretty cakes!

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Bird mixed media painting by Clair Letton

Clair's Rainbow staris!

Clair’s Rainbow staris!

Bird Painting by Clair Letton

Bird Painting by Clair Letton

Wonderful Mirror by Fiona Edwards!

Wonderful Mirror by Fiona Edwards!

Welcome to our house...

Welcome to our house…

Christmas tree with all handmade decorations for sale!

Christmas tree with all handmade decorations for sale!

Thanks to all those who visited during December. We hope lots of you can visit again in May and we look forward to seeing you! We also have some exciting plans for a blog, facebook and twitter for the house- so keep an eye out for these!

 

 

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The Cake House Christmas 2012!

Well it’s nearly that time again, and the Brighton Christmas Open Houses open this weekend from Sat 1st December! I will be part of two houses again for Christmas 2012- they are The Cake House (37 Cleveland Road, Brighton) and Art @ number 73 (Stanmer Villas, Brighton). Both near Fiveways area and have free parking outside!

Here is the flyer for The Cake House- as those of you who have already visited will know it is one not to be missed. Famous for its quirky rainbow stairs and beautiful yummy cake Clair Letton’s house is full of festive crafty creations and a warm welcome! Come along and find jewelley, mixed media paintings, cushions, kids clothes, accessories, hair pieces, cotton bags, greeting cards, stockings, lampshades, bags and much more!

We hope you can make it- we are open 11am-5pm Every weekend from Sat 1st Dec- Sun 16th Dec, find us at 37 Cleveland Road, Brighton (opposite Blakers Park, Fiveways Trial).

See the full Artists House details on the AOH website here. And view the brochure here

 

I will be selling a range of laser cut jewelley, earrings, tree decorations, phone charms. As well as greeting cards, cotton bags, small stockings, pocket mirrors, badges and much more. Please don’t miss us this Christmas- its a one off opportunity to get some wonderful handmade gifts you won’t find on the high street! I will be sitting in on Sunday 2nd Dec (this weekend) and Sunday 16th December- hope to see you there!

‘The Cake House’ Open House

Yesterday the Brighton Artists Houses opened for the May 2012 festival. I was at The Cake House all day and here is a few photos I took…

my cards

Set of 3 seaside 3D collage boxes

Vintage style bits and bobs…

pocket mirrors, badges, stickers, keepsake bags, pins, brooches, tags and more…

My cotton bags- large and small.

Pretty Hen T-shirt

Cute bird cushions by Michelle Sweeney and Beautiful mirror by Fiona Edwards.

Beautiful lampshades and chair by Isabella Vanni.

Clair’s rainbow stairs that everyone wants!

To see all the photos so far visit my Facebook page.
To see more of Clair Letton’s work see her website here.
Thanks to those who visited yesterday, the house is open 11-5 today, and for the next 3 weekends through May. See the AOH page for full details. 

Christmas Artists Open House Listings 2011

 Take a look at the AOH website for full listings of all the artists houses exhibiting in this years Christmas houses. Just click here! You can also pick up a brochure around Brighton and Hove!

My work at Number 73 Artists Open House, Brighton

Last night was the launch party of number 73 Stanmer Villas, Brighton, xmas open house. Here are a few pics of my work around the house…

 Here is some of my children’s T-shirts (£5) displayed, and the small cotton bags (£4.50), box of greetings cards (£1.90 each or 4 for the price of 3), postcards (50p each), framed cards (£4-£6.50), framed birdcage print (£10), framed original and limited cat screenprint (£25).

 Close up of the small cotton bags (£4.50 each). Hand transfered and embellished. Each item delicately finished with a gift tag and ribbon. Many more designs available and various colours of bag also. Each bag can also be personalised with a name or small message for only £1.50 more. Just contact me at sayhello@clairemontgomerydesign.com for more information.

 Some of my babysuits folded in the bowl (£4.50-£5) in various designs, and also Christmas stockings (£4.50-£5.50), and Christmas 2011 memory bags (£4.50) on the table. As lovely as they are, sadly the foxes aren’t mine!

 Two of my large Christmas stockings (£8-8.50) hanging up. More designs are available, and again can be personalised.

 My prints, ranging from £12 for an A3 print to £25-30 for a double, 2 layer original (and limited) screenprint. Various images available.

 Two of my framed items. Birdcage print £10 framed. Original cat screenprint £25 framed.

 Pretty window display with lots of lovely work by all the artists! Perfect stocking fillers! My goody bags, make a wish mini bags and pocket mirrors are on here.

 My little table of stocking fillers! Pocket mirrors in 9 designs for only £3 each. Also badges for only £1 or 4 for £3. ‘Fly Away’ badge packs for £1.50. Sticker sheets in 3 designs for £1 or 2 for £1.50, mini Christmas memories bags £3, and children’s party invites (8 pack for £3.50). Lots of affordable bits!

 Some mini ‘put me under your pillow pouches’ (£2.50), and one of the Christmas goody bags filled with yummy chocs and a candy cane (£4).

If you like what you see and you are Brighton based please come along a visit the house at number 73 Stanmer villas, Brighton (near Fiveways). The house is lovely and welcoming and has a range of artists exhibiting. The house is open the next four weekends from 11am-6pm untill the 11th Dec. Hope you can make it!

The Cake House- Artists Open House Xmas 2011 Flyer

 Flyer for the Cake House Artists Christmas Open House, at 37 Cleveland Road, Brighton (by Fiveways).

 All details are listed on this flyer. Please come along if you can! There will be lots of Christmas gifts, stocking fillers, a range of artwork and yummy festive treats! All set up in a lovely warm, cosy and welcoming house!