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News, Pop Up Shop, Community Art Projects & Thank you -Mandy Mckenna Designs

Hello I'm Artist Mandy Mckenna. Welcome to my studio & shop based in Ifold in the pretty countryside of West Sussex creating ranges of handmade & handpainted floral designs to add beauty & functional artwork to your home made in & on clay, canvas, pottery & furniture!
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LATEST NEWS
 NEW HORSHAM
'POP UP' SHOP'
NOW OPEN 
 
Watch the BBC One Show on Monday for coverage about the Horsham Pop up shop with the local businesses including my shop⭐Mandy McKenna Designs ⭐
🔸️Horsham Pop Up Shop, West Street
a collaboration of small businesses
under one roof 
▪️OPEN Daily  Now 10am - 4.00pm Tuesday ▪️ Sunday 3rd Nov 2021 - 31st Jan 2022
👍Purchase products in store from
Mandy or from my online shop Www.mandymckennadesigns.com and arrange click & collect witin a few days, from the Pop up shop 
🎨 Meet the Artists 🎨

 

 LATEST COMMUNITY ART PROJECT NEWS

for Next Community Art Project 2021/2022
Haselmere Hens is now launched & I will be the artist painting a hen now  named
'Happy Hippy Chick'
My imagination is going to enjoy creating this ,being a bit of a Hippy chick myself!
A festival,flower power & music theme is about to be created with a few musician signatures added 🎶
Please contact Haslemere Hens to be a sponsor  thank you 
  
THANK YOU  to everyone for a fantastic 8 weeks at my Pop Up Shop at 8 Crane Street, Chichester in June & July 2021 with my Artwork & Pottery Ranges!
I met many friendly & supportive locals & visitors who loved my products & left me many fantastic comments in my visitors book ⭐👍

Comments book from Chichester Pop up Shop, thank you 👍

💕'So welcoming,the shop a treasure trove of happiness ' - Rebecca 

'So beautiful what a treat ' - Alison 

💕'I am emotionally attached to everything in here' - Annabel

💕' Beautiful Colours & Designs ' - Dorrie 

I'll be back again & hopefully be selling a selection of my ranges within a new shop in South Street ,watch this space !⭐Congratulations Bev⭐ Visting from Surrey winner of our Luxury Hamper Draw in the shop 👍

Details of next fairs,festivals & events on here & call to make an appointment to visit my studio in Ifold ,West Sussex only half an hour from Chichester & 15 mins from Petworth

    

🌟Thankyou to Chichester District Council 'Pop Up Shop ' scheme make good use of vacant properties owned by the council for small enterprises & an opportunity to trade in the high street of Chichester. View, buy & enjoy the range of Pottery, Art & Gifts created passionately by Mandy. Ideal gorgeous gifts & interiors to add to your home

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Thankyou to Sarah-Louise Cragg

Business Coach & Business Mentor

https://www.mindkixx.com/

 

 For visiting the shop in Chichester with great advice about coaching & buisness mentoring! Sarah - Loiuse has been a great help in my business giving me ideas of direction, how new branding helps you businessgrow,the power to go forward , believe in yourself and that it is okay to be different and follow your own direction, where ever that leads you 

Sarah - Louise will be visiting Horsham Pop Up Shop to offer advice and meet the other new buisness ventures in the shop, to introduce herself & offer advice threw the brilliant programmes she offers to individuals & businesses  https//www.mindkixx.com

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Thank you to  Molly The Pet Detective Dog & Author Colin Butcher

“As seen on BBC “One Show” ITV “This Morning” & BBC Breakfast TV & all the National papers including The Times & The Guardian”  Thanks for visiting Molly the Pet Detective Dog for book signing

 

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Thankyou to Annette Gardner Feeling Gorgeous Oils & Heburn at Home Learn about the added benefits of essential oils to my pottery ranges

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  Thankyou to Singer Songwriter Molly McKenna ,my very talented daughter. Playing Live in the shop at variety of sessions  - New tracks & YouTube videos Out Now 🎶 on YouTube from7th July 2021 @mollysingplaywritemusic 

  
 News- Mandy McKenna Designs & Firing Earth Studio! Were  Live TV Filming & interview about my Companies , Artwork & Future the agenda with my business Mandy McKenna Designs 🎬🎥Interviewed by www.silvertipfilms.co.uk live from my West Sussex Studio & showing  live at the beginning of June on Social Media & YouTube !👍🎥🎬
🎨Asked what I do as an artist , it was hard to say what I don't do🎨👩‍🎨 I paint ,design & make everything! Artist from West Sussex , with a passion for creating with my own style, designs and owner and runs Firing Earth Pottery Painting & Art Studio alongside my own artwork, working with customers to help them be creative as well
🎨🙋‍♀️ ⭐'Taste the Colourful Art www.mandymckennadesigns.com 🎨👩‍🎨 www.firingearth.co.uk
  • Ifold Studio Shop
  • Horsham Pop up shop, West Street 
  • Little Velvet Hare, Storrington - Pottery, Cards, Tea Towels & Hearts 
  • Ifold Stores, West Sussex- Cards
  • Arundel Craft Centre, Tarrant street, Arundel-Pottery,Cards & Hearts
  • Haselmere Artisan, Vintage & Craft Market October  & November 
  • Cranleigh Surrey Hills Artisan Markets 
  • November dates to be confirmed 
  • December dates to be confirmed 
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Creating Is Mandy's Passion - Mandy`s love of floral designs with pottery, watercolour & acrylics bring warmth to any home & business! Passionate to paint in the beautiful countryside of West Sussex surrounded by wildlife & flowers & childhood visits to the Cornish coastline gives Mandy an abundance of new ideas
Fundraising News ⭐For The NHS Mandy made Rainbow ceramic hearts & sold to local customers & businesses. Raising over £1000.00 & donated to a variety of charities. Sands, Guildford Maternity Unit, The Fountain Centre, Guildford Cancer Centre at Royal Surrey Hospital, Petworth Cottage Care Home received hearts for the residents & The Jarvis Centre Hospital, Guildford. Thankyou to everyone who helped Mandy achieve funds to ccharitie.They were thrilled with the money donated❤💙💜💚
⭐In 2020 Mandy was  invited to be envolved with a NHS Wedding Competition. Open competition for any NHS & Key worker to enter to win a Wedding to the value of £45,00  to say thank you to NHS. Mandy's company was asked to participate & make 50 ceramic Wedding Favors for the winning couple Winners, Laura & Mike were selected & have chosen their designs.Mandy individually made their hearts, hand painted floral designs with colours of their  rainbow theme for their big day in September 2021. Congratulations Laura and Mike you are going to have a fabulous day!Watch out for more coverage on the news & TV in 2021
 
LATEST COMMUNITY ART PROJECT NEWS
for Next Community Art Project 2021/2022
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⭐Mandy McKenna Designs have been a part of many fundraising projects over the past years from working with The Late Amazing Artist David Shepherd with Elephant &  Rhino Art Projects with local schools & Community Art Projects in 2018, 2019 & 2020 
 
Artist Mandy with Author Colin Butcher & Pet Detective Dog Molly at Haselmere Community Art Project Opening 2019
⭐During 2019 Mandy McKenna Designs & Firing Earth were the sponsors/artist of two 3ft hounds.Mandy painted &  designed the Hounds then they were sold at auction, raising  money for Cancer Research, Mandy's chosen charity for this event 
⭐Mandy McKenna Designs were the sponsor & artist. Floral & fairy artwork design, based on  Mandy's New Fairy Book soon to be published. Ziggy Star Dog sold at the main auction in 2019  'Ziggy Star Dog ' was personally signed by Actress  Dame Julie Walters,  who kindly visited Mandy's  studio in Ifold ! Julie joined Mandy & together both signed the hound! Lots of laughter ,followed by  a nice cup of tea! Thank you to Julie Walters  a great afternoon !
⭐PICTURED:-Dame Julie Walters Visits the studio, signs the charity Hound along with artist Mandy Mckenna in aid of Cancer Research 2019 ⭐Haselmere Hounds Community Fundraising Project
 
Dame Julie Walters at the Studio 2019
       
  ⭐2nd Hound , designed & painted was  sponsored by fashion model `Jodie Kidd '  Together we named the hound  `Half Moon Hound`  signed by Jodie &  Mandy McKenna 🌛` Half Moon Hound` now lives in Jodies'  pub in Kirdford  `The Half Moon` West Sussex www.halfmoonkirdford.co.uk   
Jodie Kidd at the Studio 2019
 
⭐During  2018 Mandy  designed &  painted  for the fundraising community art project` Hazelmere Hares` for sponsors Haselmere, Milford & Godalming Farmers Market for their charity  Dementia Society
⭐Hunters Lodge, Haslemere, Surrey   
     
⭐Mandy has worked with the lovely & very talented Late Artist David Shepperd by running Art Projects fundraising for the Elephants and Rhino⭐Mandy has helped raise funds with many local schools , including Bramley Infant School for their new build with a muriel of tiles. The children's handprints from each year group created a muriel of handpainted tiles plus artwork of shops & businesses in Bramley High Street were painted onto tiles Muriel looks amazing!
FUNDRAISING MUSIC NEWS -
Artist  Supported by Mandy McKenna Designs
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Molly McKenna - Young, up & coming talented, singer song writer.Listen to beautiful music. 'It's not Fair'  'All I can think of is you,'
Plus many more -  Molly studies music at ACM music collage ,Guildford and has been writing music & performing for last couple of years!
View Molly McKenna on all social media,  YouTube & Facebook.Buy Molly`s  CD for sale on  my website & every £1.00 of the sale is donated to Cancer Research .Molly is  listened to in over 67 countries throughout the world 
  ⭐Mandy McKenna Designs supports & recommends  `M.A.C Carpentry Please view  www.firingearth.co.uk for all Carpentry requirements Tel .07947 571963
 ⭐Mandy McKenna Designs are part of Mandy's additional company Firing Earth Pottery Painting &  Workshop  studio. View  www.firingearth.co.uk 
⭐👩‍🎨🎨Mandy, an established artist for over 30 years. Mandy`s floral collection & style of artwork maybe found on pottery, canvas, cards ,soft furnishings and furniture. Wedding Favours to seasonal ceramic decorations. Mandy enjoys upcycling & painting furniture with bold colours &  floral artwork
⭐👋Mandy wishes  to thank her husband & children, family & friends for all the help & patience over many years, by letting Mandy be Mandy, creative all the time! 
Thank you for the support & believing in her , even threw my crazy ideas, long lists, sleepless nights, worry & many tears, supporting the studio in Surrey for over 10 years & then relocating the studio West Sussex countryside, where you will find me,  Mandy today in 2021, paint brush in hand!
🌟Copyright Mandy McKenna Designs 2021