EmmieBean recently had the pleasure of participating in the first-ever Venice Meet, a monthly craft fair held on Abbot Kinney Blvd in Venice, CA. The fair was super fun and really well-curated, with lots of awesome craftspeople, food artisans, and live music. One of my fav vendors was Ice-Ice Shavie, a mixology-inspired approach to crazy-delicious shaved-ice treats… I'm ashamed (and not so ashamed) to say I ate 3 that day- one tasted link a Mint Julep, another was lemon, blackberry, and thyme, and the third- elderflower and lemonade. Um, yes, they were bomb. Must recreate at home sometime.
EmmieBean did SO well, I was so proud :) The hubs helped run the EB booth with me, and we sold vouchers for custom illustrations that worked like this: the customer purchased a cute voucher for an illustration, we told them to email me the photo at their convenience (some were buying in advance for Christmas cards- I wish I could be that ahead of the curve!), and we let them know I'd mail them the print about a week after they sent me their photo. Super simple concept. We had a steady stream of people all day, which was rad. Go little EmmieBean booth!