All about us...
Hi I am Lynn Misener, Owner
“I discovered my new hobby by hosting Christmas Eve dinner. I wanted to create a table that would "wow" everyone, so I painted glasses and dinner plates and the family was amazed. I really enjoyed my new hobby and realized that I couldn't continue painting just for fun - there wasn't room to store anymore!
I started attending craft shows and was very successful so I decided to branch out and started decorating old windows with shells and flowers. These became very popular but were difficult to travel with. So we decided to try and find a spot that we could set up shop and sell not only my art, but other artisans work too. I love antiques and collectibles and decided it would be neat to mix the old with the new and have a place where customers could find unique gifts at affordable prices.
We were very fortunate to learn that Beaman's Old & Gnu Antiques had space to rent and "Sassy Chic" was born.
Today we feature the work of 25 to 30 local artists. We have also just begun doing embroidery, monogramming and vinyl work.”
Hi I am Keith Misener!
Keith A. Misener, Photographer
“I have been taking digital photography seriously for about 10 years now. Before that, I took a lot of pictures, but that’s about it. I have switched from Sony DSLR cameras to Nikon and even more recently have upgraded my gear to full frame. I thoroughly do love the art of photography and have been rewarded for a few of my shots that I’ve advertised. I have been published twice now in the last year. Once in a magazine called “American Road”. I had submitted a sunrise picture in the hills of West Virginia, not too far from Morgantown. The location was Coopers Rock lookout. My wife and I were riding through the countryside shooting fall colors, waterfalls, covered bridges and an inactive grain mill called the Grist Mill at Babcock State Park. After a nice dinner and a good night’s sleep, I got up early and decided to go look for a sunrise to add some different color to the weekend. Well, the photograph ended up getting an honorable mention in American Road, so I was pretty happy about that. My other photograph that has been published was a pre-dawn shot of the Bethany Beach totem pole, which made the cover of the July 2017 issue of Delaware Beach Life Magazine. I am very proud of my accomplishments, but the photograph I’m most proud of is a 24X36 inch aluminum wall art hanging of the Flags for Heros that I shot in 2016. That 24X36 is now hanging in the USO lounge at Dulles Airport, Virginia, where it can be seen by an estimated 15,000 US Soldiers and their families per year. I am humbled.
I also do Real Estate listing photography for local area Realtors.
I love showing and describing my work to folks that come by and ask. Also, my photography can be seen in the following places:
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mise_1/ (Best selection)
Most of my photographss are printable on either professional photo paper, stretched canvas or aluminum Pricing varies, just ask for a quote.
I can also be found on the embroidery machine at Sassy Chic from time to time. Stop in and see me!”
Hi I am Purposefully Recycled!
Locally reclaimed, refurbished and upcycled goods
“My story began with sunrise walks on the beach, treasure hunting as I walked miles every morning. Beach glass and driftwood became my focus. I would come upon a piece of driftwood and think about what I could make with it. As I started creating things with my finds I realized I needed other supplies. In the process of seeking out these supplies I realized how many things were being tossed aside and replaced with new things. Perfectly good things that just needed a little TLC. Things that others would be excited to own. So, along with my driftwood and beach glass crafts, I began rescuing and restoring other discarded items.”
As I became hooked on the idea of recycling and repurposing things I asked my sister Laura to get involved. She and I began creating things out of recycled items such as bottle caps, old wood, recyclable glass jars, beach glass, tiles, driftwood and anything that we could recycle with a purpose. We both have such a love for beach life, so beach and ocean themed items were the natural things for us to gravitate toward creating.
And then came Lynn and Sassy Chic~with the perfect place to let our Purposefully Recycled
treasures find a place to be sold.”
Hi I am Deny Howeth!
Deny Howeth is a Lewes resident and a native Delawarean.
“A photographer, art director, graphic designer, digital artist and photo shoot designer/stylist with more than twenty years of experience. She is adept in both digital and traditional photography mediums. Deny has established proficiency in portraiture and food photography, studio and location photo shoots as well as photojournalism. having achieved over twenty five years of experience as a photographer, art director, graphic designer and digital artist, her preferred medium is photography.” You can see her work in the Cape Gazette and at denyhoweth.com
Hi I am Janet Davis!
Cards & Crafts by J
Stampin’ Up Demonstrator
“My name is Janet Davis from Milton, Delaware and I am an avid crafter. I am one of those people who love working with paper crafts and sharing what I love to do. In January 2001, I was introduced to the art of “stamping” and I’ve been crafting ever since. I love creating beautiful keepsake greeting cards, decorative boxes and bags, novelty gifts, stationery sets and the list goes on! I’m at my happiest when I’m stamping!”
Hi we are Bob Williams and Tomeka Watkinson!
South Street Creations
“Jewelry, décor & more, handmade on the Eastern Shore”
“In a way, we reignited and expanded the crafting fun of our teenage years. Bob enjoyed shop in high school and did some building of bigger items, but he didn’t start making the decorative items until close to retirement. He started with mermaids, large and small, and then branched out to small sail boats and flounder. He is especially proud of his carved and painted flounder. He very patiently makes displays for my jewelry when I can’t find exactly what I want. I made beaded necklaces in my teens, knitted and crocheted items in my twenties. I put those activities away to pursue a career. When my Relay For Life team needed ways to fund raise, I learned new beading techniques and realized I really enjoyed making jewelry. Then I discovered it was fun and challenging to make chainmaille jewelry. I picked up my knitting needles and crochet hooks when our Kiwanis Club needed hats. The weaving loom provided another way to make scarves and fiber art. And thus, we combined our talents and love of crafting to form South Street Creations to encompass all our creativity.”
Hi I am Sandi Phillips!
Hi I am Rose Hoke!
“My name is Rose Hoke and that’s no joke. As far back as I can remember, I loved Art in school and a neighbor taught me how to crochet in elementary school. I made an Afghan and then I crocheted a tablecloth with my mother. In junior high and high school, I sewed a lot of my clothes. In college I learned how to knit scarves and sweaters. Soon after that, I began doing needlepoint, cross stitch, embroidery, tin punch art, macrame, ceramics, quilting, and candle wicking. Over the last 17 years, I have concentrated on jewelry design for children and adults and sea shell art.”
Hi I am Kimberly Walls!
What People are saying:
“Stopped by yesterday for the first time! Wow! This shop is so unassuming from the outside - what you find inside are dozens of items handcrafted by local artists! A pure treasure hunt! The couple managing the store couldn't have been more welcoming or charming! I didn't realize they were about to close when we walked through the doors, they were patient and kind and never let on that they were on their way home! They pointed out some darlin' items that were just perfect for our gift baskets! Thanks so much for your time, but mostly for your welcoming arms! It's rare to find this! I simply cannot wait to come back - and I promise it won't be at closing time!”
Cyndie S reviewed Sassy Chic — 5 star
“Great shop with lots of local crafts and gifts. Just accross the street from Restore.”