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Too Hot to Handle

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After our initial excitement and all the preparation, we ended up not going to Lancaster Pride because of the weather. We've vended in downpours, in snow and sleet, and on other very hot days. However, when the National Weather Service forecast for high temperatures starts using words like "dangerous" and "extreme" and "record-breaking", well, it seemed like a good idea to not risk it.  In over five years of being in business, this was the first event we've had to back out of. It was not a wasted day, though. We spent the weekend working on stained glass and new...

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Lancaster Pride

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We were just approved to vend at Lancaster Pride on August 20th, and we're very excited! Although there are always challenges with outdoor events (especially in August) it should be a great show. We will have the Critters, of course, most of the wood models, crochet, and stained glass - we're working on a batch of pride & lifestyle flags, in both patterns we've done before and a few new ones. Looking forward to a first-time event for us, and to join everyone in showing support for the LGBTQ community!

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A Site for Sore Eyes

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The more observant among you have noted that apart from the show schedule, our previous website had not been updated in a very long time. We started out with the best of intentions - and the older blog posts demonstrate that - but keeping up with Facebook, Instagram, and Etsy were difficult enough without adding the DRD site to the mix. We also felt somewhat limited by Etsy's listing requirements. Technically, we would not have been able to list the 3D wooden models we are now carrying, the building blocks, craft supplies, or bits of odd frippery that we didn't...

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Steampunk Honesdale - 7/21/2017

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Another very warm weekend, but at least the rain held off until late in the day Saturday. First-time event - very well run and well-attended, at least as far as we could tell. There were a few small issues - the early start time (9AM) meant we had to be ready to set up at 6AM, and the town is not burdened with an overabundance of hotels. Regardless, we'd be happy to go back next year. Our 3-buck bags were quite popular, and we also sold a few random pieces of antique frippery. Sir Bastian Wakefield found a forever home,...

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The Terror that Flaps in the Night

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One of the new Critters coming to Central PA ComicCon this weekend. Meet Drake Mallard, better known as a certain crime-fighting aquatic waterfowl. Kinda surprised we didn't think of this before.

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