Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Scraps and Scribbles


Had been to this Christmas Bazaar last weekend. This was something different from what I attended a few years ago.
As I had been there early I could catch them setting up the shop, or rather the table. The best I liked about this place was the ambience. Surrounded by trees and the sun just coming up, it was a perfect place (and time) for me to take some snaps.


Liked the way the light fell on these bottles and the lamp shade.



On closer examination I found that they were ordinary bottles wound up with some colourful threads.
This guy here had some lovely paintings. I liked that one of the vintage car.


This couple had some interesting items


Few of the stalls were put up by some NGOs


 As it neared 10 am (opening time) the stall owners were all ready and waiting for the customers.




This Bhoole Bisre counter had some old stuff repainted which looked attractive. I liked that perforated tea kettle used as a lamp shade (that blue one hanging there)
Some other tables befitting the season:


One lady was selling hand painted cards and frames.


I noticed that while she waited for the customers she was busy painting new ones.


There was this stall by the name of Green Tokri.  I was surprised that it was manned and run by Europeans. I heard one of them speak and asked her "Are you Dutch?" To which she replied, "No, I am German, she is French, her husband is British . . . . we are a mixed lot" 
Well so much for my knowledge of Dutch.



It seems when they started farming, there was no market for Lettuce in Pune. So they sold them to their friends around Pune.
 Now they have expanded and have an efficient home delivery system. They have some fixed areas of delivery in Pune.

It was 10 am and the customers started trickling in.



I found that the customers were picky and selective about what they buy.

This old book’s stall had brisk business. It was heartening to see that children were still interested in books and made their parents buy quite a few .



Noticed this table at the corner by the name of Scraps and Scribbles.


There were many frames for sale and what was interesting was that almost all of them were made from scrap material.


The picture above has the tree and the grass made from paper torn from old magazines. The leaves are some dried leaves (I think those leaves have a seed in the middle and come under the category of seed dispersal by spin and flutter). The people under the tree is a collage of broken egg shells.

Many were appreciative about the effort and the idea. Some wanted to write in the comment book.




Some more of her creations






Diamay, the young lady who created all this


Her definition of scraps and scribbles


She said that if people placed orders, she was ready to deliver as per their requirement, and that included overseas orders too.
She can be reached at  scraps.scribbles@gmail.com
Before I sign off a few more of her work




42 comments:

Anonymous said...

Creativity at its best - Charles

Pallavi said...

So many vibrant colors and creative energy at one place! Beautiful Joe :)

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

The Scraps and Scribbles art work was very interesting and imaginative. This Christmas bazaar looked like a nice way to shop for unique gifts.

Draffin Bears said...

Looks like a fun market and a great place to buy unique gifts.

Carolyn

Joop Zand said...

It's a lovely colored post...... well done.

Greetings from Holland, Joop

Wayne (Woody), whatever said...

The artwork is very interesting, creative, and colorful.

Anonymous said...

Enjoyed being a part of this lively n colorful bazaar!
Mitalee

Anonymous said...

Hi Joe, loved the blog..n dia's creations were very beautiful.. the spirit of Christmas is in the air...love n warm regards Joellan.

Kittie Howard said...

Beautiful photos from a beautiful day. Loved everything, especially Dia's creations. She's an amazing talent.

Thanks for stopping by!

Linda said...

Joe, I love the article what talent! I was wondering if it is possible to create a blog post specifically on Scraps and Scribbles I would like to share here and drive traffic since overseas orders are included and promote our creative genius cousin! -Linda

Linda said...

Looks like a wonderful day! Lovely series of photos. Thanks so much for your comment on my blog.

SaraV said...

Hi Haddock! Thank you for the visit and thank you for all these beautiful photos--I love the scraps and scribbles art, as well as her philosophy--we are all artists :-)

Our Neck of the Woods said...

There are some really beautiful items there! I like the bottles and the quilts. Seems like there's something for everyone here.

Karen Xavier said...

This whole Christmas market sounds like so much fun... so much talent and good stuff.

Theresa said...

That looks like a fun market to browse through! Those bottle caught my eye. I may have to make some for myself this year. My kids would have loved the books. It's the first thing they head to when we are out and about.

Sheetal@mefatfree said...

Wow ! I miss such small handicraft bazaar from India so much! you get treasure of good things :)

Helma said...

It is a very nice, cozy and colorful bazaar. I see many fun colored stuff and also people who are busy to make. Stuff A beautiful and atmospheric place for nice pictures :-)

HansHB said...

Lovely post!

Katherine Thomas said...

That looks like such fun. And no snow at your holiday sale. I like that even better!

Hilary said...

What a fun day and photo opportunity. I love the scraps and scribbles pieces. She is very creative.

Indrani said...

Excellent creative works.
Very well photographed and presented.

GLENDA CHILDERS said...

What a fun Christmas bazaar.

Fondly,
Glenda

PETRO50 said...

A pleasant atmosphere. Interesting things to sell. I like the series of photos.

Julia said...

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FABBY'S LIVING said...

Fabulous bazzar, I'd love to be there! Great artwork all over and very inetersting things. Very nice meeting you! Happy you came to visit me...thanks!
FABBY

Dreaming said...

You have captured so much color - everything is so cheerful. I think 'Scraps and Scribbles' does phenomenal pieces. It looks like the backgrounds are all made from handmade paper, which by itself is an art. Thanks for brightening my day!

COTTON BALL said...

Wish I had known about this earlier. Would have loved to see it. Do let me in advance next time. Beautifully presented. Thanks - keep up the good work. Enjoy seeing and reading too.

EG CameraGirl said...

I enjoyed seeing all the colour and creativity you found to photograph!

Ashwini C N said...

Such vibrant colours.

fmcgmccllc said...

Thank you so much for sharing, it was a fun experience.

Lawyer Loves Lunch said...

I love the idea of wrapping bottles in colored thread! So pretty and environmentally friendly!

Anita said...

I assume this bazaar is in your town of Pune or nearby. I'm envying the warm weather! The items are colorful and appealing which is good at Christmas time. Did you buy anything or were you just socializing and taking pictures? :)

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Where is that place??? Pune???

Roshan George said...

Wow!Some really interesting artwork.

Haddock said...

Yes Anita, apart from clicking, I did make some purchases. Also helped Diamay in "manning" the counter while she stepped out for some errand.
This was held in the heart of the Pune city, at the lawns of a prominent industrialist here.

Haddock said...

Will try to rustle up some thing, but till then I think you can use this link to promote your cousin. Lets see the orders from Chicago pouring in.

Rebecca said...

There looks to be some very unique artwork at this bazaar. I would attend just because it looks warmer than anything around here.

June said...

Oh damn I missed it. Some friends told me about it but I forgot
xx
www.JuneWantsItAll.com

deeps said...

ei
enjoy the festive season ahead..
may you have a grace-filled Christmas and Happy New Year

Alka Gurha said...

Lovely captures. Loved No 42. Brilliant it is.

Alka Gurha said...

And Merry Christmas to you and your family.
:))

Jerly said...

Interesting colourful captures and picture story