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Meet our guest artists of Pearce’s Craft Shop, Tamara & Dave Pearce. They are a talented couple and offered to host our first giveaway (giveaway ended) for the fall/holiday season. Let’s get to know them and their wonderful business. Be sure to read through to the bottom so you can sign up for the giveaway!
Pearce’s Craft Shop
We’re a Husband & Wife team that enjoy crafting unique items for your home decorating and gift-giving needs. Pearce’s Craft Shop offers a variety of Animals, Dolls, Ornaments, Bowl Fillers, Shelf Sitters, Decorative Candles, Floral Arrangements, Wreaths, Homespun Runners, Mini Pillows, Candle Holders, Benches, Shelves, Folk Art Patterns, Seasonal Decor and More. You’ll also find an ever changing assortment of vintage collectibles, unique re-purposed items and handmade one-of-a-kind pieces.
We are home to the original Cave Creek Folkart Brand which offers a wonderful assortment of Primitive Patterns. When the previous owner decided to retire at the end of 2015 and sell Cave Creek Primitives, my husband and I were excited to have the opportunity to purchase the business in its entirety as a subsidiary of Pearce’s Craft Shop LLC. We promised to keep Cave Creek Primitives going and continue offering all of the wonderful quirky designs to the public.
Over the past few years, Cave Creek Primitives patterns and designs have been available exclusively through Pearce’s Craft Shop LLC to the delight of our customers. We have and are currently developing new designs and patterns to expand the Cave Creek Primitives product line. And, we are eager to grow the Cave Creek Primitives brand with quality handmade items while continuing to provide the excellent customer service our loyal customers have come to know and trust.
We enjoy crafting Custom Orders and delighting our customers with the results as you can read in our Shop Reviews section. Send us a message if you’d like us to craft something special for you or if you’d like to modify an item we already sell. We sell our inventory online, at consignment shops, craft shows and from our on-site retail showroom. And, if you’re in the neighborhood stop by and see us in person.
What inspired you to start crafting?
Crafting of all kinds has been a passion of Mrs. Pearce since childhood. Art was her major study in school where she expressed her love of Art through painting, wood craft, sculpting, sewing and any other medium available. Mr. Pearce has always liked working with hands and studied carpentry in school. He enjoys woodworking of all types. Their skills compliment each other and they often work together designing and building items.
How long have you been crafting professionally?
The Pearce’s been crafting professionally since 1994 and have been online selling since 2011
What is your favorite types of crafting?
Mrs. Pearce’s favorite types of crafting are sewing and painting. Mr. Pearce’s favorite type of crafting is woodworking.
How did you get interested in country primitives?
The owner of a business where we sold our merchandise on consignment suggested we expand our product line. With her encouragement we began to develop new items to sell and grow our business.
What kinds of items do you sell in your business?
We enjoy making and selling a variety of items including dolls and animals, candle holders, shelves and racks, floral arrangements, seasonal items and much more. We also like to use antiques and upcycle old items into new unique pieces.
How do you sell? Online retail? Wholesale? Craft Shows? Local store?
We primarily sell our inventory online via our Website and Etsy Shop. Also, we have an on-site Building we use as a showroom and retail outlet. We have sold our inventory at consignment shops, craft shows, etc. in the past.
Pearce’s Craft Shop & Cave Creek Primitives handcrafted items have been published in Prims Magazine on multiple occasions and Pearce’s Craft Shop regularly advertises in Country Sampler Magazine where we’ve had items featured in the Stylist’s Column?
This giveaway begins October 1, 2017 and ends October 7, 2017 at 11:59 pm (Central Time)
Pearce’s Craft Shop is giving away an Extreme Primitive Pumpkin Mouse a $22.95 value. This cute little Extreme Primitive Pumpkin Mouse is great for Fall Home Decorating! The sweet Mouse is handcrafted of stained and cinnamon dusted muslin fabric has bead eyes, thread nose, whiskers, vine wire arms and tail. Mouse is holding a grubby painted fabric Pumpkin accented with raffia in its hands. The stump style Mouse sits on a small painted wood base. Measures approximately 7 1/2″ H (8″ H including ears) x 4″ Diameter. Intended for Decorative Use. Adorable Mouse to sit on a table or tuck on a shelf in any room!