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Open Studio Weekend recap

So now that my sister in-law’s wedding is over, I can finally get to my Open Studio Weekend review. I am so thankful for all of the visitors who braved the roads and weather to visit my studio! I had a great time. 🙂

I’m well-aware that there was no way my poor little yellow sign could possibly compete with a big orange sign and a pylon. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out this post.

By the way, the person who painted the other sign is awesome.

Sign at the top of Gallison Hill Road, Montpelier, VT

My husband and I are now referring to our street as Gallison Hole Road. I’m sure that I lost some folks at the bottom of my hill when they were greeted by the “Road Closed” sign, but I had a much better turnout than I had anticipated. I just found out that it will be at least two weeks until they repair the destroyed culvert. Argh.

Here’s a virtual tour of my studio as it was set up that weekend:

Display of handmade books by Elissa Campbell

Display of handmade books by Elissa Campbell

Can you find the hidden inflatable Jerry French?

Display of handmade books by Elissa Campbell

One-of-a-kind work

Display of handmade accordion books by Elissa Campbell

Accordion books

Display of handmade books by Elissa Campbell

Display of misfits

Collection of Open Studio Weekend signs

All done!

I am looking forward to participating in Vermont’s first (and hopefully annual) fall Open Studio Weekend! Mark your calendars for October 1 – 2, 2011 for some spectacular foliage and super-duper handmade books.

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