Tucson Shoppy Hour Recap

Our 2nd Shoppy Hour was a success! Thanks to all of the awesome women who came to shop locally and spend time with us at Creative Juice. Here’s photos from our May 5th 2015 event! Special thanks to these locally-owned women businesses: Sugar Skull Design Julie DeMarre Photography J Scordato Salon Creative Juice Lolé Craft […]

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Fresh Coffee, Fresh Flowers, Art by Julie Bonner

Bring the whole family to Tucson Coffee Roasters in May and enjoy Spring paintings by local artist, Julie Rustad. Fun and whimsical acrylics on canvas complement the fresh and airy feel of this local coffee house.   Sip on a fresh cup of coffee, tea or smoothie during the Artist’s Reception May 2nd from 9am […]

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Tucson Shoppy Hour. Shop, Sip and Socialize

Tucson Shoppy Hour invites you to shop, sip, and socialize! Join us Tuesday May 5th from 5:30-8:00pm to shop for Mother’s Day gifts while relaxing with a nice glass of wine after a long day in the office. Tuesday May 5th, 5:30pm – 8pm Creative Juice: 6530 E Tanque Verde Rd #160, Tucson, AZ Tucson female artists […]

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Celebrate International Day of Happiness in Tucson

International Day of Happiness is TODAY! It’s Tucson’s first time celebrating and there’s a lot of fun to be had. From a flash mob dance to my family band, The Nap Skippers, rocking – there’s free festivities all weekend. The mayor will be there at 11:45am! Thanks to Anita Fonte of Do Happy Today for […]

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Children’s Books Preview for Tucson Festival of Books

It was a quiet Saturday morning until the clock struck 10am. Kids and their parents filled the Children’s Section at Barnes & Noble Eastside to hear books created by authors and illustrators who will be at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. We played games using Desert Dwellers Flash Cards by Julie Rustad. The kids […]

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Julie Originals at Tucson Festival of Books 2015

Meet the artist behind Desert Dwellers Flash Cards; prizes and family fun at Tucson Festival of Books 2015 Julie Rustad, the award-winning artist behind a desert-inspired set of alphabet flash cards will be at the 2015 Tucson Festival of Books. She will also be signing copies and handing out giveaways, at Booth #294. The author/artist’s […]

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How my first wholesale gift tradeshow turned out

This weekend I exhibited my Julie Originals products at the Oasis Gift Show in Phoenix. Although I was nervous about making the investment I am already thankful that I participated. Here’s some of the awesome results! New retailers: I am excited to say that my Desert Dwellers Flash Cards and greeting cards are now expanding […]

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Musical Desert Dwellers at Barnes & Noble

Come join us for a family-filled, kids crafting, and musical event! We hope to see you at Barnes and Noble at the Foothills Mall this Saturday, January 24th from 11:30-12:30 for music by The Nap Skippers, featuring Julie Rustad’s families’ musical talent! There will be interactive games using her creative Desert Dwellers Flash Cards about […]

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