Some Spring Happenings
This post gives you The BUZZ on some local artisan happenings this spring. Plus, a local author holds a book signing at Andover Bookstore, Marlbe Ridge Winery delivers, and some stats on the local real estate market.
The Rustic Barn Décor & More Opens
The Rustic Barn Décor & More just opened in Billerica. And it’s actually housed in a rustic barn! Shop the work of local artisans, old-fashioned candy, pickles in a barrel, local honey & lavender soap (☝️). Plus, an ever-changing selection of painted furnishings (👇), vintage & home décor. It’s this month’s must see shopping stop!
Home Furnishings at The Rustic Barn Décor & More
Lowell’s Gary Destramp Illustration
Gary Destramp draws the places we all remember. And locals ❤️ his retro art. The illustrator grew up in Lowell in the sixties. And he draws inspiration for his work from the local haunts of his youth. Like the Cameo Diner (👇).
Gary Destramp Illustration — Lowell’s Cameo Diner
Artisan Market at the Mills 2023
Artisan Market at the Mills 2023 is Sunday, May 7th! North Andover’s largest, outdoor market is presented by The Village Studio Handmade Shop. And it features 100-plus local artisans & specialty food vendors. Watch the video 🎥 (👇) to see what all the excitement is about.
Tumbled Sea Glass Jewelry
North shore mother-daughter team Marylou & Gina Hagen love the sea shore. And they design their Tumbled Sea Glass jewelry using eco-friendly, recycled glass, evoking the look of sea glass. Find their jewelry at Downtown Andover’s Quiet Pleasures Jewelry.
Christine Antonelli Art
North Andover artist Christine Antonelli loves color. And we ❤️ the luscious blue movement in her ocean wave painting (☝️)! To see more of Christine’s work, follow her on Instagram.
Downtown Andover Book Launch
Andover-based Executive Coach Amal Grammas is launching her new book — I Know You’re in There Somewhere. So, mark your calendar for her Book Signing & Informal Reception.
May 11 | 4-6pm
Reception Immediately Following
34 Park Restaurant
Review Book on Amazon to Enter Raffle
Winners Drawn at Event
Prizes Include 90-Minute Massage @ Spa N’joli
Mani/Pedi @ Passion Nails & Spa
Hour Session w/Self ❤️ Coach Lisa Desberg
Local Female Entrepreneurs
North Andover’s Jennifer Magnuson owns Baby Viking Photography. Her visual-branding services help female entrepreneurs grow their brand. And that’s just what she did with local author Amal (☝️). The two women had a blast shooting media-kit visuals for Amal’s book launch — Watch the video of their session.
Marble Ridge Winery Delivers
Stay tuned for a more on this historic North Andover property founded in 1680! For now, check out their craft wines. Marble Ridge Winery offers free home delivery within 15 miles. Or book a private wine tasting with friends in their surprisingly high-tech wine cellar (👇). Shop Marble Ridge Winery Craft Wines.
Local Market Needs Inventory
Linda Lecomte, REALTOR®, Coldwell Banker Realty Andover pulled some Multiple Listing Service statistics that show the Local Market Needs Homes for Sale. The Number of Local Homes SOLD Year-to-Date is Down for the below towns from what is was last year. Wondering what that means for your home’s value? Contact Linda at 978.886.4852.
Local Homes Sales Down