Posts by Sunset River Marketplace

Bringing the outside in

Fall has always been my favorite season. Since childhood the anticipation of school starting back and the holidays coming soon have given me a sense of good things, warmth and excitement. This means it’s a perfect time for sprucing up and tidying the house and yard to have things ready and refreshed for Fall entertaining. Warm days, cool nights – […]

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Mystery author Steve McMillen to speak at gallery Thursday, Nov. 5

Steve McMillen, author of “Murder On the Front Nine” will be featured at the gallery’s Coffee With the Authors event on Thursday, Nov.5, 2015, from 10 – 11 a.m. If you enjoy a good mystery/thriller adventure and a travel story, Steve McMillen’s first novel, “Murder on the Front Nine,” set in the Myrtle Beach area of South Carolina, offers both. […]

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Stroke victim, subject of “Can I Paint In Heaven?” to speak at gallery

On Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015 from 10 – 11 a.m., stroke survivor Linda Weatherspoon will speak as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. “Can I Paint In Heaven?” is her family’s story of her near death experience and the long road to recovery.  In 2007, Linda, who lives in the Carolina Forest area of Myrtle Beach, […]

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Framing a fragile antique magazine

This month I was presented with the challenge of framing an antique magazine of 1914 vintage.  The Modern Priscilla magazine was one of two that I framed, which had been collected by the customer’s father – as this was the name of his daughter. She then wished to display and preserve them without altering the integrity of the magazine. I began by placing […]

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Lawyer/author to speak at Sunset River Marketplace on Sept. 10

Otis L. Lee, Jr.. is scheduled to present a program at Sunset River Marketplace art gallery in Calabash, NC as part of the gallery’s ongoing Coffee With the Authors series. The event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 10 to 11 a.m. Coffee and breakfast treats will be served. Lee’s memoir, “From South Boston to Cambridge: the Making […]

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How important is texture?

I love texture! Texture is the icing on the cake! It’s what finishes a room, especially if you’re working with a monochromatic space or, as in this case, a very limited palette – red and shades of taupe and cream. With textures in general, I like to limit the colors I’m using. Usually neutrals work well as a base color […]

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