I know I’ve been pretty absent from Tumblr and Etsy (as well as my other social media outlets) as of late, but it has all been for a good cause! I have been preparing to return to school to finish my bachelors degree and I’m so very excited. Tomorrow I begin the first of my four remaining semesters of my art history/painting degree. I will have my first-ever chemistry class, that I am much looking forward to. It will be so refreshing to learn something new.
After I complete my bachelors degree, the plan is to continue on to a masters program in art conservation. There is a great deal of hard work ahead of me and I couldn’t be more pleased.
Unfortunately, I expect school to cut into my Fawn Relic shop time. I intend to continue with my shop, but in more of a hobby capacity. I love making beautiful, functional goods and will continue the Fawn Relic line in small and limited batches.
In the spirit of the new year I’ve decided to make a few resolutions:
1. Learn to play an instrument (I was thinking something exotic, like the mandolin).
2. Develop the perfect oatmeal recipe.
3. Keep an art journal.
4. Learn to speak French.
I’ve already started in on two of these resolutions. I’ve downloaded the MindSnacks French iPhone app and have started my first few French lessons.
I’ve also started an art journal. I’m already behind on it, but as soon as I procure a new glue stick, I should be back in the game!
Happy 2013, friends!
I just wanted to let everyone know that the shop will be closed for the holidays from Dec. 15 - Jan. 1. Place your orders now to receive them in time for your celebrations! Thank you all for a lovely year.
Keep your head warm this autumn and winter with the Fawn Relic Watch Cap. Made of 100% American grown, processed and produced wool. Available in colours: Indigo, Wash + Graphite. One size fits most adult sizes.
The Autumnus/Hiems 2012 line is finally up!
This new line is all about scaling back and finding beauty in what is simple. You will find lots of basics that go with almost any outfit and an aesthetic that is both pleasing and functional. Again, I’ve drawn inspiration from traditional designs and garments as well as a personal desire to create some neutral, basic pieces that can be paired with all sorts of styles.
So, without further ado, please visit the shop to see all of the new merchandise.
I’m super excited to announce Fawn Relic goods will now be available at Blush Boutique in downtown Tecumseh, MI! Stop in and say his to Kelly (Blush’s owner). She’s lovely!
Just a reminder: There is only one week left to take advantage of the Fawn Relic Summer’s End Sale! Some of these items will never be offered again!
I’ve had plans for leather pouches drawn up and waiting in several of my sketchbooks for some months now. This is the first prototype and I’m pretty excited about it! I’ll have to carry it around for a few weeks to see how I like it, but I think it’s going to be a winner.
This particular pouch is made of ebony pigskin and hand-stamped with a block print stamp from India using leather-specific white ink.
Fawn Relic is one year old this week! To celebrate I’m offering 25% off your purchase from April 30-May 6 when you use coupon code BIRTHDAY1 at the checkout. Enjoy!
I’ve added a new SOULMATE bracelet to the shop! This one has a Czech glass charm and I’m hoping to add more SOULMATES with charms soon.