Marilyn Pollitt (right) from Leslieville is the “M” in M & K Designs and came with her friend Jackie Davidson (left) from Blackfalds for her first market to showcase their wood tags, cup cozies and more. The duo does custom orders and also make wreaths, signs and bird feeders.

Marilyn Pollitt (right) from Leslieville is the “M” in M & K Designs and came with her friend Jackie Davidson (left) from Blackfalds for her first market to showcase their wood tags, cup cozies and more. The duo does custom orders and also make wreaths, signs and bird feeders.

Photos: Slide into Spring starts market season

Local artists and makers presented their wares at the Community Centre last Sunday

Local artists and makers presented their wares at the Community Centre last Sunday.

 

Louise Smith-Hansma was at the market with her Bee Beautiful Bath & Body products, many of them including honey products from her husband, Wade Hansma’s BBB Honey Farm in Alhambra. A nurse by trade, Louise, also carries a scent-free lotion with beeswax in it that helps protect hands that are washed often.

Louise Smith-Hansma was at the market with her Bee Beautiful Bath & Body products, many of them including honey products from her husband, Wade Hansma’s BBB Honey Farm in Alhambra. A nurse by trade, Louise, also carries a scent-free lotion with beeswax in it that helps protect hands that are washed often.

Sylvan Lakers Margaret and Allyn Parr from Oak Country Woodworking Inc. were at the market showing off Allyn’s wood bowls, cutting boards, salt and pepper shakers and more of his creations.

Sylvan Lakers Margaret and Allyn Parr from Oak Country Woodworking Inc. were at the market showing off Allyn’s wood bowls, cutting boards, salt and pepper shakers and more of his creations.

Rhonda Smith (left) makes custom horsehair products such as bracelets and keychains, many times as a memorial for someone who has lost their favourite horse. My Horse’s ASSets also specializes in barnwood signs with cheeky sayings like “I just rescued a beer. It was trapped in a bottle, ” a favourite with the cowboys Smith said.

Rhonda Smith (left) makes custom horsehair products such as bracelets and keychains, many times as a memorial for someone who has lost their favourite horse. My Horse’s ASSets also specializes in barnwood signs with cheeky sayings like “I just rescued a beer. It was trapped in a bottle, ” a favourite with the cowboys Smith said.