Friday, May 7, 2010

STALLHOLDER PROFILE - Pens 'n' Things by John

Hi Everyone

Well, it is that time of the week where we showcase one of our amazing stallholders.

We would like to introduce you to John...John makes the most amazing pens "n" things....

John with his lovely wife Maree

So, John, how long have you been creating for?
A LONG time.

What inspires you and motivates you to create?
My inspiration is the lovely feedback and compliments from our lovely customers. I get a real buzz when my items are sent overseas as gifts.

What is your favourite item that you make?
The pen sets.

Where is your studio/dedicated creative space?
My "Man Cave" is in our backyard. I like to escape there after work.

What is your most popular item within your collection?
The Quick Unpickers.

Do you have new products in the works?
Always dreaming, always thinking. I love suggestions.

Tell us a bit about your business/hobby?
Love to turn the lathe in the man cave with a beer.. And encouraging others to have a go themselves.

What do you love about The Handmade Expo?
Nice people and close to home.

We would like to thank John for taking the time to complete the online Questionnaire.
If you are a stallholder and would like the chance to be featured on the blog, please complete the stallholder questionnaire which you can access on the right hand side of our blog.

You can see John and Maree at The Handmade Expo on the 15th May (and many more after that too)...Go and say hi and tell them that you saw them HERE...

Liesa, Micky & Miriam

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