Leland Gal Pop Up
Jul
31
5:00 pm17:00

Leland Gal Pop Up

  • Leland Gal

Join us for sips, snacks, and shopping during the Summer Pop Up series at the adorable Leland Gal in Fishtown, Leland, Michigan. We'll be selling our signature cards and prints, as well as a brand new series of original artwork, including some of our favorite scenes from the Leland area.

Annie Lang Art will also be there with her incredible, colorful embroideries! 

We can't wait to see you there!

MRKT SHARE Pop Up
Aug
26
10:00 am10:00

MRKT SHARE Pop Up

  • Warehouse MRKT

Join us at the beautiful Warehouse MRKT in Traverse City for a Pop Up shop. We'll be selling our signature cards and prints as well as a few original pieces. We can't wait to see you there! 


The Bloom Workshop's La Petite Bloom | Leland, Michigan
Jun
13
12:00 pm12:00

The Bloom Workshop's La Petite Bloom | Leland, Michigan

  • Old Art Building

To learn more about this amazing workshop and purchase your tickets, please follow the link below

(All text/pictures below quoted from The Bloom Workshop Website)

Our Venue | The historic and quaint Old Art Building in Leland, Michigan just 20 minutes from Traverse City and steps away from Leland "fishtown" in the heart of Northern Michigan wine country. 

111 S. Main Street, PO Box 883 Leland, MI 49654

Details & Schedule | A glimpse at La Petite Bloom: Featuring Bloom Floral Design + Sable & Gray Calligraphy

La Petite Bloom is a half day, miniature workshop that allows attendees to try their hand at specific skills and stretch their creativity. This workshop will feature a floral arranging session led by Jennifer of Bloom Floral Design and a calligraphy session led by Kristin of Sable and Gray. While no skill is required to attend, our teachers will offer extra tips and advice for seasoned attendees looking to tweak their craft as well. The flower bar where guests get to choose their blooms for the arrangement has been one of The Bloom Workshops most highly anticipated sessions and we are excited to be offering it at this event. This workshop is a great day for networking with others in your creative field, inspiration and simply having fun! We welcome all levels of skills.

12pm - 5pm 
Welcome, Snacks + Networking Time
Session 1: Calligraphy with Kristin Hussey of Sable and Gray
Session 2: Floral Arranging with Bloom Floral Design's Jennifer Haf
Session 3: Photo + Styling Tips with Ashley Slater Photography & Michaela Noelle Designs
Headshots
Farewells

Ticket Inclusions | Here is an outline of what is included in your ticket to La Petite Bloom: Featuring Bloom Floral Design + Sable & Gray Calligraphy

  • Guests will walk away with the basic knowledge of how to design and execute a petite table arrangement. Information on how to create a flower recipe, how to build your arrangement in a proper vessel, and expert tips will be shared. Each guest will have time to choose blooms from a gorgeous flower bar, dripping with blooms. Ample time to build your arrangement with hands-on instruction will be available for every attendee.
  • Each attendee will receive a calligraphy kit to use for the hand lettering session which will be theirs to take home. Calligraphy kits include watercolor brushes, paper, instructional materials and paints.
  • Ashley Slater Photography + Michaela Noelle Designs lead a session on photo and styling tips. Attendees will have the opportunity to utilize what they learned in this session by styling and photographing their new calligraphy and floral artwork with hands-on help. Editing apps, best light, principles of design and more will be shared!
  • Headshots by Ashley Slater Photography will be provided for each attendee.
  • Light snacks and drinks.
  • Networking and access to The Bloom Workshop Network after the workshop ends.
  • Future discounts on all workshops and products as a Bloom Alum!

KRISTIN HUSSEY, SABLE AND GRAY (that's me!) 
Sable & Gray is a stationery and paper goods company located in Traverse City, Michigan. They specialize in custom wedding invitations featuring hand-painted watercolors and hand-drawn designs. We find the inspiration for our designs in everything from the bride's bouquet to the architectural details of her ceremony location. 


We are excited to have Kristin teaching a watercolor calligraphy session at this La Petite Bloom, complete with demos, floral sketches for you to paint in with watercolor, all your supplies, and ample time to practice illustration and lettering.

ASHLEY SLATER, ASHLEY SLATER PHOTOGRAPHY
Ashley has been a storyteller from a young age.  When she discovered photography, she discovered how to tell stories in an incredibly stunning way and was hooked. Based in the midwest, Ashley is primarily a wedding and portrait photographer and loves shooting with her film camera as much as possible. When she is not photographing weddings or running the Bloom Workshop which she co-founded, you can find her at home with her husband and two small boys. She is a wine and food enthusiast and enjoys traveling, cooking, eating and exploring new cities.

Ashley will be giving photo tips and tricks, as well as teaching attendees how to take and edit the best possible photos on their phones. She will also be taking each guest's headshot!

JENNIFER HAF, BLOOM FLORAL DESIGN
Bloom believes that flowers are most beautiful in their natural state.  When combined with other blooms in a customized palette, color and texture create a distinctive design that exudes the feeling you wish to create.  BLOOM sources flowers from only the finest growers, sourcing as many flowers as possible locally and domestically including our own specialty cutting gardens. Hand selected from the most exceptional varieties, our blooms will be sure to please. 

We are welcoming Jennifer back to teach the floral arranging class of our workshop, where guests will get to see a live demo, choose their blooms at our flower bar, then create their own petite arrangement.

MICHAELA BEEL, MICHAELA NOELLE DESIGNS
Michaela has always had a passion for interior design, as she grew up building floor plans out of jenga blocks, spanning the entire width of her bedroom.Her passion for design has always been a part of her life, so with a love for houses and design, Michaela graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in interior design from Seattle Pacific University and an AA degree in interior design from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. She has been authoring her design and lifestyle blog since 2010 and launched her own interior design business upon graduating, where she enjoys serving people and families by creating homes they love. 

Michaela will be sharing styling tips and tricks to help guests improve their branding or refine their designer eye.

Hand-Lettering Workshop at Empireblu
Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

Hand-Lettering Workshop at Empireblu

  • Empireblu

After the overwhelming response to our first four Hand-Lettering Workshop we've added a fifth (and FINAL!) workshop to the series! 

Do you live in Michigan? Do you love donuts, wine, meeting new friends, and making pretty things? Then you've come to the right place! Join us for a Hand-Lettering Workshop on Tuesday, March 14 at 6:00pm at the adorable new Empireblu location in Traverse City, Michigan. 

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING? 

I'll be teaching the basics of how to hand-letter, what my favorite tools are, and how to use your new skills to make fabulous, one-of-a-kind gifts for any occasion!! Absolutely NO experience necessary to enjoy this class. 

WHAT WILL YOU LEAVE WITH? 

Each guest will go home with a hand-made gift, a hand-lettering basics guide, and my favorite pen so you can continue this new hand-lettering journey at home. 

OTHER DETAILS

I will be in touch one week before the class to finalize any details. All tools needed for the class will be provided. The class will last roughly 2 hours, and light snacks & refreshments will be provided. 

MEET THE TEACHER

Cory Weber Photography

Cory Weber Photography

Hi! I'm Kristin. I am the founder & creative director of the custom stationery company, Sable & Gray located in Traverse City, MI. I specialize in bespoke wedding invitations and hand painted watercolors. I started Sable & Gray in 2014 with a mission to share my love of design and pretty paper goods with others, and to create a stress-free environment for brides to work one-on-one with a designer (me!) to create their dream, one-of-a-kind wedding invitation suites. I am a mama to one super smiley baby, a wife to a very creative hubs, a wrangler of two crazy dogs, a lover of lattes, and am always on the hunt for the perfect antique teacup. I can't wait to meet you! 

 



Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop at The Vintage Vanity
Feb
7
6:00 pm18:00

Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop at The Vintage Vanity

  • The Vintage Vanity

After the overwhelming response to our first three Hand-Lettering Workshop (which all sold out in just a few hours!) we've added a fourth workshop to the series! 


Do you live in Michigan? Do you love donuts, wine, meeting new friends, and making pretty things? Then you've come to the right place! Join us for a Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop on Tuesday, February 7th at 6:00pm at the adorable Vintage Vanity in Suttons Bay, Michigan. 

WHAT WILL WE BE DOING? 

I'll be teaching the basics of how to hand-letter, what my favorite tools are, and how to use your new skills to make fabulous, one-of-a-kind gifts just in time for Valentine's Day! Absolutely NO experience necessary to enjoy this class. 

WHAT WILL YOU LEAVE WITH? 

Each guest will go home with a hand-made Valentine gift, a hand-lettering basics guide, and my favorite pen so you can continue this new hand-lettering journey at home. 

OTHER DETAILS

I will be in touch one week before the class to finalize any details. All tools needed for the class will be provided. The class will last roughly 2 hours, and light snacks & refreshments will be provided. 

MEET THE TEACHER

Cory Weber Photography

Cory Weber Photography

Hi! I'm Kristin. I am the founder & creative director of the custom stationery company, Sable & Gray located in Traverse City, MI. I specialize in bespoke wedding invitations and hand painted watercolors. I started Sable & Gray in 2014 with a mission to share my love of design and pretty paper goods with others, and to create a stress-free environment for brides to work one-on-one with a designer (me!) to create their dream, one-of-a-kind wedding invitation suites. I am a mama to one super smiley baby, a wife to a very creative hubs, a wrangler of two crazy dogs, a lover of lattes, and am always on the hunt for the perfect antique teacup. I can't wait to meet you! 


Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop
Jan
31
6:30 pm18:30

Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop

  • Studio Smiths

 

After the overwhelming response to our first two Hand-Lettering Workshop (which both sold out in just a few hours!) we've added a third workshop to the series! 


 

Do you live in Michigan? Do you love donuts, wine, meeting new friends, and making pretty things? Then you've come to the right place! Join us for a Valentine Hand-Lettering Workshop on Tuesday, January 31st (not New Year's Eve ;) ) at 6:30pm in the Studio Smiths building in downtown Traverse City. 

What will we be doing? 

I'll be teaching the basics of how to hand-letter, what my favorite tools are, and how to use your new skills to make fabulous, one-of-a-kind gifts just in time for Valentine's Day! Absolutely NO experience necessary to enjoy this class. 

What will you leave with? 

Each guest will go home with a hand-made Valentine gift, a hand-lettering basics guide, and my favorite pen so you can continue this new hand-lettering journey at home. 

Other Details

I will be in touch one week before the class to finalize any details. All tools needed for the class will be provided. The class will last roughly 2 hours, and light snacks & refreshments will be provided. 

Meet the Teacher

Cory Weber Photography

Cory Weber Photography

Hi! I'm Kristin. I am the founder & creative director of the custom stationery company, Sable & Gray located in Traverse City, MI. I specialize in bespoke wedding invitations and hand painted watercolors. I started Sable & Gray in 2014 with a mission to share my love of design and pretty paper goods with others, and to create a stress-free environment for brides to work one-on-one with a designer (me!) to create their dream, one-of-a-kind wedding invitation suites. I am a mama to one super smiley baby, a wife to a very creative hubs, a wrangler of two crazy dogs, a lover of lattes, and am always on the hunt for the perfect antique teacup. I can't wait to meet you! 


 

Thank you guys for your overwhelming support again! You're the best! 

 

 

 

 

Holiday Market | The Little Fleet
Dec
17
1:00 pm13:00

Holiday Market | The Little Fleet

  • The Little Fleet

Join us at The Little Fleet in downtown Traverse City for a handmade holiday market, featuring vendors from northern Michigan and beyond. Enjoy sips from local breweries while finding the perfect gifts for everyone on your list. 

Holly POP! Holiday Market | The Old Art Building | Leland, Michigan
Nov
25
Nov 26

Holly POP! Holiday Market | The Old Art Building | Leland, Michigan

  • The Old Art Building

"Join us for a new event called HollyPOP! at The Old Art Building in Leland, Michigan. Presented as "An Artful Holiday Pop-up," on the Friday and Saturday after Thanksgiving 2016 (November 25th & 26th ), we hope to celebrate the magic of the holiday season with an immersive shopping experience featuring distinct artisanal products.

For 94 years the Old Art Building has celebrated local artists and culture in Northern Michigan.  For locals and visitors alike there is something so deeply special about the magic of the holidays and our beloved community. It is our hope that HollyPOP! will become a yearly tradition for families in Leelanau County and beyond. We will transform the main room of the Old Art Building into a seasonally styled boutique featuring a 17 ft. local fir tree in the center of the room surrounded by all sorts of artisan/interesting gifts and displays. Outside, shoppers will experience reindeer, warm beverages and roasted chestnuts.

At HollyPOP! we endeavor to ignite the spark of the holiday season by:

·  presenting a one of a kind shopping experience

·  featuring distinct artisanal products

·  celebrating the beauty of the season

·  creating lasting holiday memories for our community."

Holiday Hand-Lettering Workshop
Nov
17
6:30 pm18:30

Holiday Hand-Lettering Workshop

  • Studio Smiths

 

 

Do you live in Michigan? Do you love donuts, wine, meeting new friends, and making pretty things? Then you've come to the right place! Join us for a Holiday Hand-Lettering Workshop on Thursday, November 17 at 6:30pm in the Studio Smiths building in downtown Traverse City. 

 

What will we be doing? 

I'll be teaching the basics of how to hand-letter, what my favorite tools are, and how to use your new skills to make fabulous, one-of-a-kind gifts just in time for the holidays! Absolutely NO experience necessary to enjoy this class. 

What will you leave with? 

Each guest will go home with a hand-made holiday gift, a hand-lettering basics guide, and my favorite pen so you can continue this new hand-lettering journey at home. 

Other Details

I will be in touch one week before the class to finalize any details. All tools needed for the class will be provided. The class will last roughly 2 hours, and light snacks & refreshments will be provided. 

Meet the Teacher

Hi! I'm Kristin. I am the founder & creative director of the custom stationery company, Sable & Gray located in Traverse City, MI. I specialize in bespoke wedding invitations and hand painted watercolors. I started Sable & Gray in 2014 with a mission to share my love of design and pretty paper goods with others, and to create a stress-free environment for brides to work one-on-one with a designer (me!) to create their dream, one-of-a-kind wedding invitation suites. I am a mama to one super smiley baby, a wife to a very creative hubs, a wrangler of two crazy dogs, a lover of lattes, and am always on the hunt for the perfect antique teacup. I can't wait to meet you! 

 

Woo! Thank you guys for your overwhelming support for our first hand-lettering workshop! We promise to add more workshop dates soon. 

 

Holiday Market | The Children's House
Nov
11
Nov 12

Holiday Market | The Children's House

  • The Children's House

Join us for a carefully curated holiday market at Traverse City's Montessori school, The Children's House. Portions of all proceeds will be donated back to the school. The market will be open from 3-6 on Friday, November 11th, and from 10-4 on Saturday, November 12th, and will feature an easy one-stop checkout counter, which will accept credit cards. Come ready to get all your holiday shopping finished before the rush! 

9 & 10 News / Fox 32
Aug
10
5:00 am05:00

9 & 10 News / Fox 32

  • 9&10 news

Local to Northern Michigan? Tune into 9 & 10 News on Wednesday, August 10th between 5am and 8am as Jennifer Buechel interviews me LIVE from our studio! We'll be discussing everything from my design process to our custom offerings, and you can even watch me paint live! Not in the area or not able to tune in during the show? There will be a recap available online after the broadcast that I will post to our press page as soon as it's available. 

Hot Art Live | The Little Fleet
Jul
23
11:00 am11:00

Hot Art Live | The Little Fleet

  • The Little Fleet

Local artists creating and selling art, LIVE!
 

“The Little Fleet to host second annual collaborative & interactive art event: Hot Art Live” 

(Traverse City, MI) July 12, 2016 - The Little Fleet and Create TC announce the second annual Hot Art Live event to take place on Saturday, July 23 from 11:00am until 11:00pm. The annual party will be held at The Little Fleet and entire parking lot in Downtown Traverse City. Admission is free for all ages.

Gary Jonas, owner of The Little Fleet is excited for the second annual event, “Last year was a great experiment and we’re very thrilled to be partnering with The Dennos Museum Center for this second year event. This will be a unique event with artists from around the area creating art in front of viewers. Getting the audience interacting with the artists is something we have wanted to do for awhile."

Along with the artists creating live on-site, other attractions at Hot Art Live will include a variety of interactive art-based activities such as face painting, water balloon painting, sidewalk chalk, and feather weaving, promising a fun-filled day for all ages. Live artists include Hygienin Dress League, Brianne Farley, Kristin Hussey, Parallel 45, Jill Justin, Veronique Jonas, Kristen Ross, Micah Middaugh, Adam Vanhouten, Jeremy Smith, Erica Lang, Jesse James, Olivia Bishop and more to come. Attached is a brief bio about themselves and style of artwork.

New for this year, the winning artist at Hot Art Live will be invited to exhibit their winning work (or one similar) at the Dennos Museum Center at a mutually workable time. In addition, the artist will be able to enter the next N. W. Regional Juried Exhibition, tentatively scheduled for early 2017, without paying the entry fee.

The Hot Art Live party will take place on Saturday, July 23rd in and outside of The Little Fleet. Doors will open at 11am with live music starting shortly after by DJ Tom, DJesus and headlining for the night, Ben Daniels Band. 

Hot Art Live will include a large open venue in the parking lot where food trucks will be open all day. Several bar stations will be set up in the parking lot including an unforgettable psychedelic slushies. There will a free bounce house for children. Outdoor festivities will last from 11am until around 11pm. Inside, there will be drink specials all day. A wide variety of Northern Michigan’s best beers, cocktails and more will also be available.

Ticket Information: Tickets are FREE all day for the event. Open to all ages all day.

Art Walk
May
6
5:00 pm17:00

Art Walk

  • Suhm-Thing TC

Sable & Gray will have their creative director, Kristin Hussey, as a featured artist at Suhm-Thing on Front Street in downtown Traverse City. Join us for free sips and snacks, and watch her paint live! There will be cards, prints, and one-of-a-kind original artwork available for sale. We hope to see you there! 

"The Downtown Art Walk is a local favorite and will showcase art exhibits throughout Downtown Traverse City. The public is invited to enjoy an evening of art, refreshments, food and music on a self guided tour throughout Downtown Traverse City. Walking maps are available at each participating location and the Downtown Traverse City office."

East West Pop Up Shop
Dec
11
Dec 14

East West Pop Up Shop

  • East West Vintage Rentals

A free four-day event featuring vintage and hand-made treasures old and new. Shop local! 

Asheville Bookworks Holiday Sale
Dec
6
Dec 20

Asheville Bookworks Holiday Sale

  • Asheville Bookworks

The Asheville Bookworks Holiday Sale will feature local print-makers, with a special focus on letterpress works printed at the Bookworks studio using vintage and antique type. Sable & Gray will have hand printed letterpress cards and posters for sale at the event. Stop by for the opening on Dec. 6 between 12-6 to be the first to see the artists' work (and have delicious refreshments.) 

Vintage Charlotte Winter Market
Nov
15
11:00 am11:00

Vintage Charlotte Winter Market

  • The Fillmore Charlotte

Get your holiday shopping done while supporting local handmade businesses at this much-anticipated handmade market in Charlotte, NC! Early bird shopping opens at 10am. Hope to see you there!

The Big Love Fest
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

The Big Love Fest

  • Pack Square Park

Stop by the big love fest to hear great music, receive special market-only deals, and shop our original greeting cards, posters, and watercolor pillows! We hope to see you there!