Sh*t Happens – A Custom Mobile Story

“My dog ate it” is the real honest truth this time around. Annex custom made this beautiful mobile for an expecting Fernie family and in just a short amount of time the family dog ate his felted self. A kelpie ate himself and left the sheep! After a quick reworking, this dog was back to…

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Inspiration In All That We Do

Michelle and I often gather up our families (and other families) and head out on little adventures together.

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A Commissioned Circle Art For A Little Girl’s Room

We were approached about this “Floral Bouquet” mobile (left) recently and realized quickly that the piece was a bit small for the space she wanted to fill. Soon after, a commissioned piece on an 18″ circle was ordered. This is the final piece (below) that is about to go to its new home, an updated…

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Mobiles – Multipurpose

When Michelle and I sold our first mobile we asked where she was planning on putting it (this is most interesting to me when we sell a mobile). Customer number one told me that she’s putting it in her window to prevent birds from flying into it. Brilliant! We love that our mobiles can be…

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Annex In The Media

A local magazine talked to us about our mobiles and snapped a few shots of our work yesterday. It was a pleasure to speak about our mobiles with someone who was genuinely keen on our process. Looking back, we’re not surprised how easy it was to speak about something we love to do (we’re both…

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Art Is Important To The Individual

It’s a life long struggle as an artist, to remember the “why”. Why do we make? Why do we create art? Why bother? And then I look at the pieces in my house and I am reminded so quickly. I have a painting on my bedroom wall, a small piece in a cheap frame, it…

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Annex’s April Mobile Release Date

Even though we have two fairly large markets coming up in April, we still want to introduce to you our latest suspended art. We’re working on some new cool ideas.

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Just One Month Until We Are On The Road To Lethbridge Handmade Market

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Outsourcing With Wild Wolves Designs

With every step we take, Annex Suspended gets a little bit better, easier and more professional. Our most recent change has been outsourcing our hangers, instead of making them from scratch (which is cool, but time consuming), when we found out about Wild Wolves Design. Wild Wolves is a local Fernie business specializing in laser…

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New Mobiles In Progress

Michelle and I don’t meet up every day but we try to do some production work together about once a week. Yesterday, we accomplished a few important things, which is important since we are quickly approaching March 2nd, our next mobile release date. • Submarine cut, sanded and windows drilled. • Centre of the Universe…

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