Monday, December 31, 2007

Upcoming KCEtsy Artists Valentines Trunk Show!

That's right! Several KCEtsy members are part of an upcoming Valentines Trunk Show on First Fridays in February! We'll be presenting our uniquely handcrafted artwork at Shiraz Restaurant in the Crossroads District. Come browse and shop for yourself and your loved ones . . . after all, everyone needs a little heART for Valentine's Day!

DATE: First Fridays, February 1st, 2008
TIME: 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
PLACE: Shiraz Restaurant, in their Gallery Room, 320 Southwest Blvd Kansas City, MO 64108 (At Broadway and Southwest Blvd. in the Crossroads district)

Check out these participating vendors' Etsy Shops for a sneak peek:

creativeARTchika, wearable art - memory wire bracelets, earrings, etc.

Also at the show:
Roger Cissner, a fine art photographer
Erik Fouts, portrait artist

**Posted by thefunkyfelter.

Mark your calendars . . . Kansas City Etsy Street Team Meeting on Friday, January 4th!

It is time for another Kansas City Etsy Street Team meeting. We're planning an in-person meeting for this Friday evening so be sure to mark your calendars! Whether you are an established KCEtsy member or just interested in Etsy and what the local Etsy team has to offer, you are welcome and encouraged to come.

Who: KCETSY team members - old, new, and want to be's

What: A meeting to talk about team goals and organization for 2008. Also to discuss our upcoming Valentines Trunk Show on February 1st at Shiraz Restaurant, First Fridays in the Crossroads District. You can read more about the upcoming event in this Flickr group discussion.

When: Friday, January 4th, 2008, at 7:00 pm

Where: Independence Center Food Court (look for the crowd of artsy Etsians!)

Hope to see you there!

For more information about KCEtsy or to join our discussions about upcoming meeting topics and other team activities, visit our Flickr group.

**Posted by thefunkyfelter.

KCEtsy Membership Info Request for 2008 Records

Are you a KCEtsy member already or would you like to join? We're gathering pertinent member info for our 2008 team records. For all new and old members, please copy and paste the questions below with your info and send them to kcetsy[at!] with your Etsy shop name along with kcetsy membership in the subject line.

In order to be linked or promoted by KCETSY all old and new members must fill out the following information and send it to our team email address. (Please note: We only use information within the group for organizational purposes. Your information will not be shared for other purposes without your permission.)

KCEtsy Membership Questionnaire
Full Name:
Shop Address on Etsy:
General Location (include nearest major intersection):
Birth-date (not age):
Contact Phone # (specify if it is cell, home, work...):
Description of items in your shop:
What is your interest in our group, why do you want to join?
What can you contribute to KCETSY?

Please take a minute to send in your info and keep our team up to date for 2008!

**posted by thefunkyfelter with text contributed by ScottGarrette and karenkayartworks.