Thursday, July 14, 2011

Flint Street Market, Saturday, July 16th 9-4pm

Come see Pickled Tink's booth at the first Annual Flint Street Market- Event sponsored by Artown. Event held at the VSA Mansion on the corner of Flint St., Court St. and Arlington. Come make a Garden Glass Flower at the event at Pickled's booth. Most other vendors at Pickled Tink will be there too! 40+ vendors and great food. The first 50 attendees will receive a swag bag- full of donated items from all the vendors! Mark your calendars. Bring your friends!

Copic Marker Class- Thursday, July 28th 5-7pm $30

The big rage in card making is Copic Markers. In this class you will be introduced to a couple of techniques that you can incorporate into your card making and scrapbooking crafts. You will complete 2 embellished cards (one a tissue box cover) using several copic markers and rubber stamps taught by Copic certified instructor, Judy Applegarth. Some of the techniques you will learn: Copic coloring system, basic coloring, feathering, dyeing your flowers and ribbons. Sign up and pay through paypal at or call 775 323-8465 and leave a message.

Travel Journal Class- Thursday, July 21st- 5-8pm $45

For all of you who have been requesting our "Travel Journal Class" by Nancy Nelson. Sign up for Thursday, July 21st. Embellish and decorate a blank journal, and start to fill it up on your vacations this summer.

Sign up and pay through paypal at or call 775 323-8465 and leave a message!

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

More Awesome Vendors at Taylor Street Market

Taylor Street Market

WoW- Our Taylor Street Market was unbelieveable this year. Thank you to all our wonderful vendors...and wonderful customers who continue to attend this event each year. Come back in and check out our store...we've added more merchandise...and moved everything around once again!!

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

20 Artists in Pickled Tink and Artistree Now! Here are just a few!

Robin Heywood (below) Randi Case and Marilyn McKeegan on right)

Cate Francis and Dorothy Peters- Fused Glass and Pottery

Carol Johnson


Still accepting applications for our 3rd Annual Taylor Street Market. Held in the parking lot behind Pickled Tink and 41 Taylor, in the driveway between the houses, on the front lawns and sidewalks in front of the 2 houses and in Pickled Tink and 41 Taylor. Only $50 for a table, $75 for a 10 X 10 tent, and $100 for 12 X 12, (plus $15 for the city if you don't have a Reno Business License) Every year it gets bigger! We're looking for all of you with wide collections of antiques and vintage items and unique handcrafted items. We're also looking for food vendors...if you have a Reno business license and OK from the Health Department. Call 843-7852 or 323-8465 (Tink) for more information. Here's some pictures from last year!

Friday, April 8, 2011

New Artists

Check out all of our new artists! Come see their handmade goods at Pickled Tink and Artistree! Nothing is more special then a handmade gift made from these artists hearts!

Marry Burrows:

Randi Case:

Look at all the new things that have been happening at PICKLED TINK AND ARTISTREE STUDIOS!!!!

Nancy and I have been busy hand making these invitations for an exclusive meeting of the minds event. They are all hand crafted and recycled from old wool sweaters! We also added a special touch to the actual invitation by printing it on painters canvas.

Friday, March 11, 2011

OMG DIY Classes for Young Fashionistas starting in April

Starting in April, we are offering classes on popular fashion accessories for young (10-25?) individuals who wish to make their own creative jewelry and wearable art. The classes will be held on Thursdays from 4-6, most classes will be $25. Sign up for 4, and save 20%. Check our online store/class signup site for details (and you can sign up and pay through Paypal). Go to Here's some samples of the first 2 classes.

Felted Shamrocks!

Check these out!

St Patty's Day

Come into Pickled Tink for all your St. Patty's Day goodies! We even have an Irish princess made from an altered bottle by Nancy Nelson.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Sign up For Nancy's Shamrock Felted Pin Class

Next Saturday, March 5th from 11-2pm, only $45. Learn all of Nancy's techniques she usually reserves for her famous felted hearts.
Sign up at and pay thru Paypal, or call 775 323-8465 and leave a message. 6 minimum, 12 maximum

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Buy a Groupon on Wednesday- $15 for $30 coupon!

Groupon is offering a $15 for $30 coupon Wednesday, February 23rd for all Reno Sparks residents who are signed up. Just go to, enter Reno, give them your email address and set up a password...and you'll start receiving one GREAT! at least 50% off on one offer each day at some business here in Reno/Sparks Ours will be offered on Wednesday only. You won't get it if you aren't signed up!!

Come see our store if you haven't been in lately. We recently merged with Artistree, we offer lots of new art/craft workshops, put on great parties for birthdays/girls night out/ you name it, tons more artists/vendors selling their handmade/ reinvented merchandise. Here's a few pics of some of our new space and lots of glass garden flowers we offer in the store.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Garden Glass Flower Class Saturday

Sign up for our Garden Glass Flower Class on Saturday, February 19th- 1-4pm.

Make your own Garden Glass Flower out of Glass and Silver Thrift Finds
out of cups, saucers, knobs, plates, silver plated bowls and plates and many other great thrift store finds. Drill holes in the items (most will already be drilled), design your own one of a kind flower, put it together on a piece on conduit with a long screw and spacers, and put everything together with a wing nut. Call 843-7852 or 323-8465 for questions. $55

Workshops Were Fantastic

Wow, for those of you who wanted to take either of Ruth Rae's workshops last weekend and couldn' sure missed an eventful weekend!!! The results were fabulous! The attendees were thrilled. Ruth's talent is brilliant! We're going to try to get her back in sure to check our website often or get on our emailing list to find out about all our classes. Email us at or call 775 323-8476.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Still Spots Left for Workshops!! Sign up Today

Don’t miss these workshop opportunities. This is the first time we’ve brought a renowned artist to Reno to share her tremendous talent. Ruth Rae teaches her jewelry and fabric techniques extensively in the USA. Her art and articles have appeared in numerous publications and juried shows

Check out her blog and click on her published work and you’ll see the
enormity of her popularity and the magnitude of her ability.

Saturday, February 12th 10am to 5ish. $125.00
Velvet and Lace Create statement jewelry - versatile pieces that can be worn as a necklace or multiple strand bracelet. Clasps, knotted head pins, antiquing, bead crochet and pearl knotting. Even if you’ve never made any jewelry, or if you make jewelry for a living…this class is for you. Sign up and pay

Sunday February 13th 10am to 5ish $125.00
Keepsake Legacy Album
Make your own journal or photo album. Combine your personal or found photos along with small tokens, mementos and Paper Ephemera to create pages to tell a story with. We will create pockets to house mementos or various small art work that we will be making in class.. Fabric and paper manipulation, image transfer and heat altering, hand sewing and machine sewing will be included. Create texture and drama into your pages. Lastly you will assemble your book by way of Japanese Stab Binding. Sign up and pay
Can’t afford the $125? Get 4 friends to sign up, and you can come for free!

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Birthday Party for Maya

Here is a picture of all the cute little girls who made felt flowers for Maya's birthday party. They had so much fun!

Glass Flower Class Jan 29th

Here's one of the glass flowers made in our class January 29th. Our next class will be February 19th- 1-4pm $55, call 323-8465 and leave a message, or go to to sign up and pay through Paypal.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Come Visit ArtisTree/Pickled Tink

If you haven't seen our new store yet!!! Come in- Thursday and Fridays 10-5 and Saturdays 11-4. We're taking reservations for our 2 Workshops by Ruth Rae (author of Layered, Tattered and Stitched) on February 12th and 13th- Sign up early! Here are some pictures of Nancy Nelsons room...and her great Valentines stuff.

Monday, January 10, 2011

Another Workshop by Ruth Rae

On Sunday, February 13th, we're hosting another 6+ hour workshop creating a keepsake fabric album/journal. Check out Ruths Blog for more info and sign up on our online calendar/online store at Both classes will be posted by Tuesday, January 11th.

Ruth Rae Is Coming To Town

Saturday February 12th we're hosting a 6+ hour workshop by Ruth Rae. It's called Velvet and Lace. Check out her blog for more info. Here's a picture of a necklace created in this workshop. More information to follow on our online store/calendar!