Meet the Artists

Check out the wicked cool artists whose beautiful creations will be at the sale!

Alice Vander veen We don’t think Alice has met a house, a room, a piece of furniture, an old frame, or  a dilapidated lampshade that she didn’t see potential in! And she has a magical way of making potential a reality. Introduced to sewing at an early age by her mother and aunt, Alice has always been busy with her hands, and rarely finds an art or craft she doesn’t enjoy. Bringing old furniture to life became a passion when she moved into her first little home in Norcross and she’s been rescuing and resuscitating furniture and home accessories since. Nimbly mixing charm and practicality, with an eye for the vintage and the eclectic, Alice creates usable treasures that express and complement the style and uniqueness of the home they inhabit. Alice loves  lampshades, lighting, vintage linens freshened up, and furniture. You can see more of Alice's work and contact her at

Carrie Ott can’t remember a time when she wasn’t creating something. Her parents tell her she excelled at crayon floor murals when she was barely out of diapers. As a freelance writer, graphic designer, and mixed media artist, Carrie recently developed TYPO, a line of holiday and year-round creations that meld the joy of words and the bold design of typography into colorful, artful pieces. Her winsome style will bring an unexpected dash of color, wit and whimsy to your home décor. And there’s a perfect gift for everyone on your holiday list, from the mail carrier to your mother. (Especially with personalized and custom orders ready for the holidays). TYPO offers clocks, magnets, ornaments, coasters, and more. At the Little Red Barn Sale, Carrie will also introduce TreeFarm, a collection of decorative mantel and table top Christmas trees collaged and created from vintage books, natural fibers, handmade papers, and of course some typography here and there.

Carlee Ott is a mixed media and henna artist from Atlanta, Ga and she is crazy excited about the plethora of gorgeous paper garlands she's bringing, featuring antique sheet music, handmade paper, and children's books. In the meantime, you can check out her Etsy store AnthropoloCheap, her Blog: ShringarArt, and her Twitter.

Caylee Ott is a photographer and mixed media artist. Check out her photos of the last Spring Event in the Gallery!  She also goes by "the little dutch girl"  and is very creative with whatever she works on.

Diana Lawler is a local resident who will be baking up lots of delicious baked goods for the sale.

Angie Allen is a local potter, who will have many beautiful ceramics for sale. Including bowls and decorative pieces.
Jamie Tongret  will be bringing a variety of awesome pieces to the sale.  Including refinished furniture, art work, painted frames and much more.
Kathleen Haisten is a stay at home mom who started her blog to make little extra money. Little did she know how she would love giving unlikely treasures a refinished and updated look.  Her sale items include refinished furniture, home furnishings and Christmas tree skirts.

Dollie Villobos is creating beautiful pieces of jewelry for the sale.  She makes each one by hand and will be happy to let you try on anything you like.  From bracelets to rings to necklaces, you're sure to find something beautiful at her table.
Michelle Harpur originally from South Africa, now lives with my husband and young son in Johns Creek, GA.   She has been making jewelry for many years, with her favorite media being sterling silver, freshwater pearls, leather and other natural elements.  The pieces are all hand cut, filed and brushed and then hand stamped with words or names of your choice.   It's meant to be personal and meaningful and to inspire gratitude.  You can see more of her work at

Mary Freeman is a self-taught mixed media artist, working primarily in acrylics. Her journey began in 2007 when she began to face a profound restlessness in herself. She began working in visual journals as a way to express what was going on in her heart. Working in her journals opened up a creative place in her that she did not know existed. Shortly after that she began painting on canvas. As Mary continues her creative journey she teaches visual journaling workshops in her studio, at Out of the Box Art Studio in Alpharetta and at her home church as well as in several retreat settings. Check out Mary's blog A Splendid Adventure and her Etsy store!