Holiday sale photos

It was a little quieter than last year’s sale, but still a lovely event. See the photos of our new products on display on Facebook. And don’t forget we’re open until December 28th for all your holiday gift-buying needs!

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2013 Holiday Sale!

Great gift shopping, complimentary delicious treats, and kids’ art activities await you at the upcoming Holiday Sale at the Puzzlebox Art Studio. The sale will have unique, artistic handicrafts just in time for the holidays! Ceramic jewelry and ornaments, batik prayer flags and new batik scarf designs, and our extremely popular paper mache owls-including special-edition […]

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Typography workshop

Huge thanks to Ricki Smith for teaching our staff how to design letters and information by hand instead of computers. The artists all learned so much. See more photos here. We greatly appreciate any artists who have a skill they’d like to share with our staff, even if it doesn’t seem related to our current […]

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Expansion

September was an incredibly busy month for Puzzlebox! Expansion refers both to finding work outside of or main handicraft production, and finding markets outside of Mae Sot. Throughout the month the whole staff worked hard to finish a beautifully-designed and impeccably-painted giant board game for War Child Holland. The game will be played with children […]

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Furniture Sale success!

We’re so happy with the turnout at our furniture show & sale with our sister social enterprise, Ironwood Builders. The gorgeous reclaimed teak and rubberwood furniture made a fitting display for our new ceramic and batik products, and the local Mae Sot customers were very receptive to our work. We made enough money in just […]

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What’s new at Puzzlebox?

This month The Puzzlebox Art Studio began a new relationship with the NGO War Child, which has recently begun working in the refugee camps. In late June, artists Sein Sein Lin and John Khai completed a series of watercolors depicting the various steps in War Child’s new program to present to key members of the […]

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Ironwood Furniture Sale coming up!

Ironwood Builders will hold a Furniture Show & Sale for 2 days (August 31st and September 1st, 2013) at The Puzzlebox Art Studio. The sale will include, tables, chairs, stools, cabinets, and more all designed and crafted by the Ironwood team. Of course, Puzzlebox will be getting involved as well! We’ve created several new products […]

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The growing season

The rain is out in full force, and our training programs and sales are blooming. Nan Thin shows students how to dye paper beads. In June and July, Puzzlebox began a new training program for the students from Good Morning School taught by junior artist Nan Thin. After attending our basic tailoring and doll-making course, […]

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