Heather of Mermaids and Madeleines standing in the doorway of her temporary artist cottage in Orleans on Cape Cod

Never Have I Ever...

Never Have I Ever...
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Heather of Mermaids and Madeleines standing in the doorway of her artist cottage in orleans on Cape Cod
This summer I decided to take the plunge and sign up for as many in-person markets as I thought I could handle - it's definitely been an adventure! 
Heather of Mermaids and Madeleines preparing for an artist cottage in Orleans
One of these amazing adventures included having a physical space to turn the Mermaids + Madeleines online store into a real life coastal boutique!
Yellow Cottage at the Artist Cottages in Orleans, a temporary boutique for Mermaids and Madeleines
The yellow cottage at the Artist Cottages in Orleans was home for a week!
It was SO MUCH FUN! I was able to bring a vision into reality and set up shop in a 10'x12' "cottage" and welcome guests into the space! 
If you didn't get a chance to visit, here's a few more pictures from the mini boutique!
A view looking inside the Mermaids and Madeleines temporary mini boutique at the artist cottages in orleans, massachusetts
Glittery first table in the temporary mermaids and madeleines boutique at the artist cottages in orleans
Back table with coastal jewelry from the mermaids and madeleines temporary boutique on cape cod
picture of a round macramé mirror and dark blue flower vase in the mermaids and madeleines artist cottage in orleans
view of the first table in the mermaids and madeleines coastal jewelry temporary shop in cape cod
It was so cool being able to create a custom experience for shoppers and each of the 8 artists really took on the challenge of designing the ideal space to showcase their own brand and work!
Artist cottages in orleans cottage with the door closed Cottage with the doors open from artist cottages in orleans 
These neighbors were incredible not only as far as talent but as genuine, kind, and supportive humans! They, along with the coordinators made this one of the most memorable events that I hope to repeat again next summer!
Here's a list of the artists that were my neighbors during my stay if you'd like to visit and learn about their businesses as well!
Cape Cod Soul- photography
Cape Cod Chokers - apparel + jewelry
Suzette Lebenzon - beautifully colorful oil paintings
Tony Kirman - eye-catching abstracts + amazing bird characters
Pat Schomer - paintings of calming landscapes + favorite Cape Cod icons
Cape Cod Paper Beads - handmade + sustainable jewelry created from everyday materials
Ellen + Judy - coastal paintings + fun air plants
 Heather with hot chocolate sparrow iced coffee in love lissy lou cozy wearing a mermaids and madeleines bracelet stack
Cheers to a fun week, to Hot Chocolate Sparrow for keeping our caffeine levels high and to seeing old friends and meeting new ones at each market this summer!

 mermaids and madeleines in person market set up at red jacket resort in south yarmouth on cape cod

Hoping to stop by and shop a market in person this season?

Find a list of all of my upcoming events by clicking HERE!


scroll to the very bottom of this page and click "Events" on the left hand side.


Thanks for stopping by my blog and hope to catch you in person or on social media very soon!

Thank you again,


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