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Tuesday 31 July 2012

Bridge Street Bazaar

The 7th annual Bridge Street Bazaar located in beautiful downtown Carleton Place is fast approaching. Saturday August 4th, 2012, 9am -4pm. What is it? it is a day where the main street through Carleton Place is shut down to vehicle traffic, allowing  crafters, vendors, musicians, artists and retailers showcase their wares and arts to the general public. Last years event saw 130 vendor booths set up shop along the street. If this is not enough, there will be fun to be had for children as well! Inflatable castles and jumping booths, petting zoo's and face painting will also be on hand, as will various live bands, local buskers and mascot's, throughout the day. Fancy a BBQ for lunch or throughout the day? You can find that there as well.

Bridge Street Bazaar

sparklingexpressions will be on hand at this year's bazaar and we are excited about the opportunity to greet, meet and share what we are about with everyone who stops by to say hi. So if you are looking for something fun to do this coming weekend, then the Carleton Place Bridge Street Bazaar is definitely for you! It should also be noted that this event is free for the whole family to attend.  For more information, please click the following link to learn about the bazaar. The following pictures as well as many many more can also be found in their photo gallery showcasing this amazing event.

Shoppers at Bridge Street bazar

Entertainment at Bridge Street Bazar

Petting Zoo at bridge Street Bazar

Face Painting at Bridge Street Bazar

Kids Area at Bridge Street bazar

Perhaps we will see you there?

Sunday 29 July 2012

What a difference a week makes!

What a difference a new week can bring. After a couple successful weeks at the Carleton Place Flea Market, we decided it was time to shake things up and improve on our presentation. sparklingexpressions had a new look this week at the Carleton Place Flea Market. A new display that showcased our designs and allowed visitors to visualize our product on their own walls. From the positive response that was received, this was a step in the right direction. The following pictures are from one week ago. The before :

Vinyl Decal on a tileCustom Wall Decals DisplayWall Decals DisplayVinyl Wall Decals Display

 The wind was rather bad last week, often there were decisions to be made. Grab the canopy and stop it from blowing across the parking lot and then chase the vinyl, or grab the vinyl and pray the canopy would remain. So, with that in mind we decided a new look was in order. One that would benefit our customers and visitors while also making it easier to display our vinyl expressions. Fast forward to July 29th for this week's Flea Market.

Vinyl Wall Decals on Display

Wash Your Hands Mom Said SoVinyl Decals on crafts
Craft Display Table with Wall DecalsVinyl Decal on a  Tile

 The display wall, to showcase some of our designs and show what a difference a small inspiring quote, or some favored words can make to enhance a wall.

Wall Decals Displayed on a Banner

For those that missed the Carleton Place Flea Market today, there is always next Sunday. The Flea Market had its most successful vendor turnout to date. Close to doubling in size in just one week.

Tuesday 24 July 2012

Love Decorating Customers Homes!

We love helping customers in finding that exact wall decal, be it inspiring quotes, personal monograms or that something extra to add a finishing touch. The following pictures are of a recent customer's addition to her wall. The Serenity Prayer, framed in with butterfly and flower, border corners. Pictured is also one of the sparklingexpressions family members going that extra mile to help put up the vinyl wall decal.

Serenity Prayer Wall DecalSerenity Prayer Vinyl Wall Decal

Installing the Serenity Prayer Wall Decal

Pictured above is the Serenity Prayer done in a matte black, bordered with a burgundy butterfly and flowers border corners.

At sparklingexpressions, we love helping our customers personalize their homes!

Carleton Place Flea Market

sparklingexpressions was in attendance at this past week's flea market in Carleton Place, Ontario. It was another beautiful sunny day and mother nature allowed for another successful weekend. This coming weekend, the sparklingexpressions family will once again, be in attendance for what will be the third weekend of this fast growing vendor event. So if you are looking for something fun to do this Sunday come on out and take a look at what sparklingexpressions has to offer, as well as the many other great vendors, collector',s and retailers.
The flea market runs from 10am till 4pm at the Market Square. (site of old Canadian Tire)

For more information on the flea market, please visit, the Carleton Place Flea Market.

Sunday 15 July 2012

What are people buying?

Dr Seuss Wall Decall
Dr. Seuss Wall Decal

sparklingexpressions has had a great spring, and summer is proving to be just as successful. We thought we would share a small sample of what some of our customers have been requesting and purchasing. We have also been working on some new additions to our product lineup to complement our vinyl wall art and vinyl wall decals. Which we will be sharing with the world in the near future, something we are very excited about! But back to the topic at hand. Recent customer purchases.

Live Love Laugh Wall Decal
Live Love Laugh

Custom Butterfly Wall Decal Quote
Butterfly Wall Decal

A Perfect Ten Baby Decal
A Perfect Ten Baby Decal

Baby Vinyl Decal
Baby Vinyl Decal

Custom Wall Decal
Custom Wall Decal

No, you are not seeing things! If you have a quote in mind and would like it in French, we can do that. In fact we are hard at work to make sure that all our designs are offered in both official languages.

Wash Your Hands Wall Decal
Wash Your Hands, Mom Said So Wall Decal

My House Was Clean Wall Decal
My House Was Clean Wall Decal

Grant me patience to deal with my blessings wall decal
Grant me patience to deal with my blessings

Fingerprints make a house a home wall decal
Fingerprints make a house a home wall decal

Carleton Place First Ever Flea Market

sparklingexpressions attended the first ever flea market held in Carleton Place, Ontario, today. The weather was spot on, and the event was a great success. Mother nature held off as far as rain goes allowing the first ever flea market to run without any issues.

The attendance was very steady and we were glad to meet with,  and talk with everyone who came out to support the event. We hope to continue our participation with the flea market, and if you are ever looking for something to do on a Sunday afternoon, come on out and say hi. There are many great vendors, people and tables to see! Rain or shine! Year Round.
The flea market can be found at the Market Square at the intersection of Beckwith Street and Lakeside Avenue.

Saturday 14 July 2012

Smiles and Bookmarks

Everytime you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.
― Mother Teresa
Tradeshow Bookmarks

At sparklingexpressions we love to smile!   

Come join us at one of our trade shows this summer and we'll happily share one of our smile's with you.