We are busy getting ready for the first show of the year – the Fine Art Fine Wine Fair at the St. Mary’s Campus in Orchard Lake, MI. The address is 3535 Commerce Rd. Times are 11 to 9 on Saturday, June 24, and noon to 6 on Sunday, June 25. A few sneak peaks of new lamps to come!
Got our first show acceptance back, and it’s a new one! We will be at Art in the Sun in Northville June 20 through the 22nd. Hope to see our lamp friends to the east there!
It should be safe to post the Christmas lamps by now! Here are 3 that were made this year as gifts.
Hi Lamp Friends! Sorry you haven’t heard from us for awhile. It’s been a hot one so far, hasn’t it?! Kind of glad we aren’t trying to stay cool in the tent. We are only doing a few shows this year, and the first one isn’t until August. Needing to decide where things will go from here, but you can always let us know if there is something you are looking for! New photos coming soon…
Hi Lamp friends, happy December! How’d you make out between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday? It’s gotten to be quite the shopping marathon! Well, just a friendly reminder, if you’re having trouble finding the right gift for someone who has everything, Everybody needs a nightlight! 🙂
The Golden Ram finally made it to its new home. Looks like the artist and sister Sandi are having fun with it!
Jay’s Unique Lamps membagikan kiriman South Haven Center for the Arts.
New photo of the waffle iron lamp, taken by Gary Yonkers Photography.
People often ask about having their own item turned into a lamp. This is an example – the basis of the lamp in this picture is a spent shell which was made by a soldier in one of the world wars into a vase. … Lainnya This is called trench art. The owner liked the look of it, but didn’t want to use it as a vase. With some creativity, a marble base, a “cap” from another lamp, and a stained glass shade, it has a new life!
3 more of the table lamps still available. Not nearly the photo quality of Gary’s photo below, but hopefully you can get the idea!
We received 2 more acceptances this week, and they are both for new shows! We will be at the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven on August 5th and 6th. Then we will be doing our first show out of state! It is in Michigan City, Indiana (ok, not TOO far out!) at the Lubeznik Art and Artisan Festival on August 19th through the 21st. The summer is starting to fill up!
ART SHOW: The Summer Art Show, features a mix of fine art and fine crafts displayed on the shores of scenic Round Lake in downtown Charlevoix. Participating
We spent the afternoon with Gary Yonkers, getting professional shots of some of the lamps to use for the show applications next year. Thanks to Gary for the great shots!
Wow the calendar says we’re already half way through January! Time to start submitting applications for this summer’s shows! We’re open to suggestions – just need to have electricity available. Hope you are all enjoying your lamps on these dark, dreary days!
Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend. Please take time to remember those who have served our country, especially those who did not come home. We light our lamps in their honor!
Gearing up for our next show! This is a biggie, so if you’re looking for something to do this Saturday, come on down, over, up, or whichever to Berrien Springs! Wear your walking shoes and be sure to stop in and say hi!
Happy birthday to the Lamp Guy! From his wife, the grunt labor, lol.
Happy Thanksgiving to all of our Lamp Friends from Jay’s Unique Lamps! We hope that this has been a year full of blessings for you, and if it has been one with more challenges than blessings, we hope that the next one brings you peace.
Jay’s Unique Lamps menambahkan 7 foto baru — di Orchard Lake Schools.
Very sorry to announce that the art fair in Frankenmuth in August has been cancelled. They were unable to get enough artists to participate, which is a real shame because we enjoyed doing this show, and found the Fine Arts Council most helpful and welcoming.
On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me… Three fluted globes two clarinets and a unique lamp by which to see!
On the 6th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Six summer art shows
One new lamp for the show in St. Joe on Saturday. Sure hope the storms hold off until later in the evening! Wherever you are this weekend, have a safe and wonderful holiday.
I got a little behind on postings! Here are a few shots from the Michaywe show, and the beautiful grounds where the show was held. The awesome organizers let us stay right on site, in exchange for keeping an eye on the place at night. Worked out great – thanks to them!
Sorry Lamp Friends – this one is not for sale! But we thought you might enjoy seeing the latest creation.
We’ve got 2 of the green, and 4 of the clear antique insulator nightlights available, on a variety of bases (the red ones in the photo already sold though). $30 each.
Jay’s Unique Lamps menambahkan 14 foto baru — di Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival.
Our first show of the year was a new one, at the site of the Orchard Lake Schools. It is a beautiful setting, with the original buildings built between 1858 and 1924, in the Romanesque Revival style. At one… Lainnya time it was a military academy, considered only second to West Point. We did not know we had such a thing in Michigan! The grounds are beautiful, and there are statues/sculptures everywhere. Here are just a few images.
On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 4 green beauties 3 fluted globes 2 clarinets and a unique lamp by which to see!
Is it finally fall? It must be, next weekend is the very large and impressive Chapel Hill Arts and Crafts show in Berrien Springs. This will be our last outdoor show of the year. 4 large barns full of venders, as well as all the folks like us who set up outside. If you come to the show, be sure to stop by to see the new dragon lamp! The show is on Saturday only.
We got our 1st show acceptance for 2017, and it will be a new one! We will be at the Fine Art Fine Wine Fair in Orchard Lake, on June 24 and 25th. Sounds like fun!
We didn’t have the greatest show this weekend in terms of sales; however, we had fun, and met a long lost relative! We’ve had so many unexpected outcomes from doing these art shows, it has definitely been a worthwhile adventure. On to St. Jo!
Labor Day weekend is fast approaching! We have a few new lamps that we need to get photographed and posted! I’ll try to get that done this week. But to see them in person, come on down to St. Jo next Saturday!
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Ah, winter. Cloudy days and long nights – just think of it as more time to enjoy your lamps! 🙂
New lamps for tomorrow’s show! Come see us at the Mitten Mart in Marshall. We’re there from Noon to 7.
Gearing up for our next show, which is also a new one for us this year, in Gaylord. Here are a few new creations debuting this weekend! The show is at the Michaywe Community Center, and runs on Friday, August 11 from 11 to 6, and Saturday, Aug 12 from 10 to 4. Hope to see some of you there!
We got our location for Northville today. We will be in site 23, which is at the north end of center Street. It looks like we’re 3 booths down from the kettle corn, so we should see alot of people! We’d love to have you come for the festivities and stop by to say hi! Show hours are 3 to 8 on Friday, June 19, 10 to 8 on Saturday the 20th, and 10 to 5 on Sunday the 21st.
One Christmas lamp this year. The crock came from a family member’s estate in Colorado, and will go back to a different part of Colorado with another family member, Sister-in-law Elaine.
Join us every year in Marshall, Michigan for our Annual Historical Home Tour. Watch for updates on homes to be shown and hours of tours on this page.
Happy new year, Lamp Friends! Thank you for all of your support in 2015. We look forward to a great 2016!
We received our last confirmation today, so we have our shows lined up now for the summer: Northville, Charlevoix, Frankenmuth, St. Joseph, Marshall, Berrien Springs. We may add another one in the fall, but these are all definite. We hope that you come see us at least once this summer!
Happy New Year to all our Lamp Friends! See you down the road at the summer art shows!
Happy birthday America! Another holiday made so much better by lights! These just happen to be in the sky!
Had friends over for a campfire last weekend, and ended up selling a lamp! Thanks Patti – we are glad you liked it so well!
Happy Thanksgiving to all our Lamp Friends! We hope this year has been well to you, and that you are having a wonderful day, whether you are having a peaceful meal with your family, or getting the big deals out there at the stores!
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We’ll be at the Honolulu House this weekend during the Marshall Historic Home Tour. This is the closest we’ll be to home this year – we’d love to see some of you Battle Creek folks stop by and say hi!
Happy June, Lamp Friends! We are just back from a vacation in southern Ohio. Found a quaint little town called Waynesville, which has several antique shops. Found some interesting new pieces that will find new life as lamps! Our first show is coming up later this month. Hope to see you all somewhere along the way this summer!
On the ninth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… 9 years in business?!?
On the first day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… A unique lamp by which to see.
Still one more day to come out and see us in Marshall! We saw a few familiar faces today!
On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… seven lamps for next year…
On the fifth day of Chistmas my true love gave to me… Five Insulators!
So OK, the weather sounds pretty nasty for this weekend. But our tent is dry, and the heater buddy will probably be going! So stop on in and stay awhile! Berrien Springs – we’ll be the ones in the cozy tent! 🙂
On the tenth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… ten treasured lamp fans… (as you all are!)
Hey Battle Creek and surrounding area Lamp Friends – our closest show to home is this coming weekend in Marshall! We will be next to the Honolulu House on Saturday from 9 to 5 and Sunday from 10 to 5. We’d love to see you there! Check out the beautiful homes featured in the home tour as well.
Here’s an overview of the fairgrounds. We will be in our tent outside, along the road parallel to the barns, and kind of above the C in “county”! All 4 of the barns are full of artists, in addition to the outdoor area.
Thanks to all our veterans, as well as the current military men and women. We burn a light tonight in your honor.
Happy birthday America! Happy Independence Day, Lamp Friends! We always like this holiday – must have something to do with all the pretty “lights” in the sky! So enjoy those fireworks, but remember please to keep your dogs safe and sound during this noisy celebration.
A couple more new lamps. Although the coffee pot already sold in Michigan City!
We hope you all had a great day either power shopping or NOT power shopping, whichever your preference is! Don’t forget the local businesses on Small Business Saturday!
Join us for live music, good food, wine, a silent auction, and fun while supporting the arts! Enjoy a first look at the wonderful local arts and gifts Mistletoe Market has to offer this year!
Wow does Grand Haven go all out for the Coast Guard Festival! These aren’t lamp photos, but just wanted to share some shots of the parade and the fireworks over the water.
Drum roll please! 🙂 Introducing the first of the new 2016 lamps. Debuting at Charlevoix this coming weekend!
November is certainly flying by! Been working on some Christmas orders, but there;s still time if you have a special request. Make it soon though! After Thanksgiving we’ll start showing some of the lamps that are still waiting for their new home. 🙂 Be safe out there as you hunt, travel, rake leaves, or whatever else is occupying your late fall days!
Where is September going?! We are getting very close to our next show, the first Saturday in October! If you like arts and crafts of high quality, and lots of them, consider coming to Berrien Springs that day for the Chapel Hill show. It is at the fairgrounds in town, and there are 250+ vendors there. We will be outside again, in our usual set up. If you attend, be sure to stop in and say hi!
We had a great trip to Charlevoix this past weekend. The weather could not have been better! Thanks to the Chamber of Commerce for hosting. The “Monster” went to a great home, as well as some of the smaller lamps! We also were invited to put some works in the Round Lake Gallery of Art and Design on consignment, so you can now find a few of our lamps at their store, downtown in Charlevoix. Thanks to all, and especially Kathi who helped make that happen!
And most recently, the Lubeznik Art Show in Michigan City. Jay got another radio interview! The organizers there are most gracious, and go all out for their artists.
Still have that hard to shop for person left on your list? Just remember, everyone needs a nightlight!
Can you believe we’ve made it to September already?! The summer sure flew by! Be safe out there this holiday weekend. If you are in the St. Joseph area, be sure to stop by the bluff area on Saturday, we’d love to see you!
Despite the rain, we enjoyed our visit to St. Jo last weekend. And Th Queen went to a good home! Next up is the Marshall Art at the Museum show, this weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Hope to see some of you Battle Creek area folks there!
Hey Lamp Friends! The lamp “elf” got busy busy busy and missed the 11th and 12th days of Christmas! Tis the season! We just hope you have had a most wonderful Christmas, full of love, family and friends. We sure have! 🙂
On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… eight special orders…
Today it is really starting to feel like fall, which means the Chapel Hill show in Berrien Springs is quickly approaching! We always seem to have very fall-like weather for this event. But don’t let that stop you – there will be around 280 venders there! The show is this Saturday only, at the Youth Fairgrounds. Wear comfortable shoes and get an early start on that Christmas shopping!
Michigan City was certainly an adventure! Unbelievable winds on Friday during setup; heavy rains on Saturday… but the sun finally came out Sunday and we had a great day! Had a bit of a mishap on Friday, but the organizers and other vendors were awesome, and all is well. Gearing up for the next show in St. Joseph!
Remember to swing by the Mistletoe Market at the South Haven Center for the Arts if your travels take you that way. Here are a couple new little lamps that are available at the mart.
The 2017 Michaywé Arts & Crafts Fair will be held 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Friday, August 11th and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 12th. See you there!
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New lamps are in the works… meanwhile thought we’d share a new one that is not for sale! This coffee urn belonged to Debbie’s grandmother, and therefore will be staying with us. But don’t worry, there will be plenty to chose from come the summer shows!
Amy DavisAmy Davis Navardauskas was our guest on the Eye on the Art radio segment to talk about the Lubeznik Center for the Arts upcoming laaf event August 20th.
Doing an “impromptu” show in Marshall tomorrow, August 6 from 5:00 to 8:00. We’ll be in the little park at the corner of Michigan and Exchange Street. It will be a small preview of what we’ll have at the Art and the Museum show in September. Stop by and say hi!
Getting ready for our first new show of the year – the Coast Guard Festival in Grand Haven! We will be set up in Central Park, and our booth is right along Washington Avenue. The show runs from 9 to 7 on Friday, and 9 to 5 on Saturday. We’d love to see you all there!
We got our first show acceptance back! We will be back in Charlevoix on June 25 & 26. Always a fun show, and with a beautiful view!
Happy to report that we will be doing one more show before the end of the year! Mitten Mart is on Friday, December 5 in Marshall. More details to come!
Getting ready for our first show next weekend in Charlevoix. The summer is already flying! Meanwhile we thought we’d share some new insulators we found in Ohio a couple weeks ago. Nice variety! They will make nice nightlights!
In just one week the Berrien County Youth Fairgrounds will be buzzing with over 280 exhibitors, several food vendors, & lots of shoppers as Chapel Hill UMC from Sodus, MI sponsors the largest & best Arts & Crafts show in the area. Check out Pat Moody’s column in today’s MailMax to learn more about our history. This is our 35th show & to date we have provided more than $549,600 to mission projects all over the world. So join us next Saturday, October 4, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm….bring your family, friends & appetite for a fun filled day.
Well we are on a roll! We got our second “congratulations, you’ve been accepted” letter. We will be back at Charlevoix the last weekend in June. Beautiful spot, great show!
Jay’s Unique Lamps membagikan kiriman Chapel Hill Craft Show.
Merry Christmas Lamp Friends! We wish you and yours a wonderful day.
A little slow in getting these posted, but here are some pictures from Michigan City. There were quite a few things going on all weekend, despite the weather!
Hello Lamp Friends! It’s such a busy time of year, isn’t it? Since this gift has already been delivered and now resides in Colorado, we wanted to share this year’s Christmas name draw gift. Brother Dick is a microbiologist, soooo, meet “The Scientist”!
Here is a sneak peek at the new lamps for 2017. These and more will be making their debut in Orchard Lake this weekend. Hope to see some of you there!
business.charlevoix.org17th Annual Summer Art Show – Jun 27, 2015 to Jun 28, 2015 – Charlevoix Area Chamber of Commerce
On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, 2 Clarinets, and a unique lamp by which to see!
New lamps for Chapel Hill tomorrow! Hoping for lots of crowds and no rain!
Jay’s Unique Lamps will have a few items available this year at the Mistletoe Market Holiday Art and Gift Sale, held at the South Haven Center for the Arts. South Haven would be a great place to shop on Small Business Saturday!