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Richmond Spring Bada Bing 2016!

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Spring is springing finally! And that means it’s Richmond Craft Mafia Spring Bada-Bing Time y’all. We are heading to Richmond, VA for our first show of the year on April 16th in Richmond, VA at the super fun Hardywood Park Craft Brewing. This coming Saturday (only!) April 16th come join us in celebrating the return of Spring with a lovely, highly curated selection of 40+ vendors of handmade & handcrafted wares.

We will be outside under the big tent with lots of hand printed silkscreen rock posters, art prints and nursery decor.

As always Spring Bada-Bing is FREE to attend and a family friendly event!

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Sip a craft beer and shop over 40 vendors, featuring wide variety of work in categories such as clothing, accessories, plush toys, jewelry, pottery, bath and body products, 2-D art, food gifts and much more!

Join the movement and buy handmade!

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It’s Handmade Arcade Time!

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Yay! It’s here! It’s here! It’s Handmade Arcade Time! Come join us + over 150 other amazing Handmade Makers from around the country this Saturday, December 5, 2015 (one day only!) for the best of the best in every way. Handmade Arcade is FREE to attend and very family friendly with lots of maker-activies for everyone.

Handmade Arcade is highly anticipated event that attracts more than 9,000 attendees in one day. HA provides craftspeople and artists working outside mainstream and fine arts sectors with a grassroots, high-visibility venue to sell wares, build community, network and share their artistic practice. Handmade Arcade, founded in 2004, is Pittsburgh’s first and largest independent craft fair. Now in its twelfth year, HA brings young, innovative crafters and progressive do-it-yourself designers to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on December 5, 2015 to sell, their handmade, locally produced, and offbeat wares at a bustling marketplace.

Come join in one of the best, biggest, and brightest Holiday Shopping and Maker events in the US this Saturday and share good times with friends & family while finding incredible, Made In The US handcrafted goods.

HA_2015_shoppersHere is a list of the 2015 Vendors and for more info about Handmade Arcade visit their About Page here.

This is year is extra special as Handmade Arcade is debuting their first ever publication, a fabulous Coloring Book called “Things Making Things”, designed for all ages (no, really) with the artwork of 10 local artists, including us (eeeeeeee!). The Coloring Books will be available for purchase from the Handmade Arcade Booth as well as participating artists and ALL proceeds benefit upcoming Handmade Arcade Outreach & Education projects.

And as always Early Birdie Shopping Passes are available for stress-free first looks before the crowds roll in.

For a great preview of what’s in store, check out this video from KDKA News Pittsburgh Today live with organizers Jennifer Baron & Jill Chisnell here.

With past Handmade Arcade Photos and Videos here. It’s a super fun time, and we can’t wait to see you all this year!

 

  • The Details:

  • Who: Over 150 Maker Artists and Handmade Crafters from around the USA.

  • What: Handmade Arcade, founded in 2004, is Pittsburgh’s first and largest independent craft fair.

  • When: Saturday December 5, 2015 from 11am – 7pm – ONE DAY ONLY!

  • Where: David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown Pittsburgh – 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15222

  • Why: Because Handmade is best yinz!

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Hello Crafty Supermarket & Cincinnati!

CraftySupermarketBannerWe’re hittin’ the road for Small Business Saturday and our 1st ever appearance at the fantastic Crafty Supermarket in Cincinnati!

Crafty Supermarket is a great indie craft & maker market in downtown Cincinnati, OH that brings together shoppers who love and value handmade, small business and hand crafted work with the very makers and artists who make them. And we can’t wait to join those storied ranks this Saturday!

CraftySupermarketShowCrafty Supermarket is FREE to attend with fun craft making room and great local food vendors too. What’s not to love about all that?

The Details

  • Who: 90+ Makers and Artisans from around US + YOU!
  • What: From Chris & Grace, the founders of Crafty Supermarket:
  • “Crafty Supermarket is an indie craft show of metropolitan proportions in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. Our juried show features crafters, artists and makers from all over North America and draws shoppers from Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and beyond. Founded in 2009, Crafty Supermarket is a great day of crafty shopping where consumers get to meet their makers!”
  • Where: Cincinnati Music Hall Ballroom, 1241 Elm St. Cincinnati, OH 45202
  • When: Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For a complete list of Makers at 2015’s Crafty Supermarket, click on over here. Can’t wait to see you Cincinnati!

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Event Update – Porter Flea in Nashville, TN

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Hello Nashville! We are so looking forward to meeting you in June!

Just a quick update to announce our participation as part of a curated 76 vendor lineup for the 2014 Summer Porter Flea Modern Handmade Market in Nashville, TN June 6 & 7.

We will post again closer to the show with more specifics, but for now here are the main details for you, and you can always keep up with our Upcoming Events, Shows, and new work at our Events Page here!

The Details:

  • When: (VIP Preview Market Friday June 6th from 6pm – 9pm) / Main Market Saturday June 7th from 10am – 5pm.
  • Where: Track One Building (4th and Chestnut), 1211 4th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37210
  • Cost: Saturday MAIN MARKET = FREE!! / Friday VIP Preview Market cost is $15.
  • Why: Because handmade & handcrafted is best!

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Richmond Craft Mafia Spring Bada-Bing Time!

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Hello Richmond! And the Richmond, VA area! We are heading your way for the first time ever and couldn’t be more excited to meet you.

We will be vending at the Richmond Craft Mafia Spring Bada-Bing show this Saturday (and this Saturday ONLY) April 5th at the lovely Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in lovely Richmond, VA. The show is a one-day-boomer and runs from 11am – 5pm, rain or shine. But we hear it’s mostly going to be shine. Hooray!

So come on out and see the handiwork of over 80 amazing vendors and makers of handmade craft. And if that’s not enough? Hello! Craft Beer. Seriously, it’s going to be a blast.

Who: The Richmond Craft Mafia

What: “Spring Bada-Bing: locally brewed crafty goodnesss” is an independent artist craft show in Richmond, Virginia

Where: The show will be held at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery,

When: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 from 11am to 5 pm

Why: Because, after 8 years, we still want to bring unique, innovative shopping to RVA – this time with beer!

Entrance Fee? – Heck no! Free, baby, free.

Say, what about parking? – There is plenty of free on-street parking all around Hardywood.

For more info head over to the Richmond Craft Mafia site here, and we’ll see you there!

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Hello Columbus! We’re heading to Craftin’ Outlaws this Saturday!

Bring it on Columbus, OH! We are thrilled to be a part of this year’s Craftin’ Outlaws Holiday show and we hope to see lots of friendly faces getting their Handmade Holiday shopping on too! It’s our first doing vending at this show, and we can’t wait.

WHAT:

Craftin’ Outlaws is now in it’s 9th year and will be held at Veterans Memorial in Downtown Columbus, so come on out and see that amazing Handmade greatness of over 90 vendors. And best, the first 100 shoppers of the day pick up a free screen printed tote!

WHEN:

Saturday November 16th from 10am – 5pm – ONE DAY ONLY!

WHERE:

Veterans Memorial, 300 Broad St., Columbus, OH 43215

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We will have lots of goodies and hand pulled, hand printed and yep, handmade Art Prints, Rock Posters, Alphabet Prints and our brand new, fresh off the press 2014 Wall Calendars in either Kraft or Spearmint (Kraft shown below):

2014 "Turtledoves" Wall Calendar, hand silkscreen printed by strawberryluna. These two lovelies are ready to keep you company all year long! Now available in our web store & Etsy shop.

Fun “Make & Take” stations as well as great food and drinks as well as a Plinko board (!) featuring great chances to win cool prizes will also be a part of this one-day-only event. So come out and have fun with us!

For more info visit Craftin’ Outlaws website here. See you there!

 

We are Crafty Bastards this weekend in DC!

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Yep, that’s right. We are Crafty Bastards!

This coming weekend on Saturday September 28th & Sunday September 29th, 2013 we are so thrilled and honored to be a part of the amazing Crafty Bastards Arts & Crafts Fair in our nation’s capitol, Washington, DC at Union Market. This is the first year that Crafty Bastards is 2 days long and we will be there at Booth #15 for BOTH days, so we can’t wait to have double the fun.

The Washington DC City Paper’s Crafty Bastards Fair will be held outdoors on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013 in the Union Market parking lot. Admission is $5 each day (ticket price subject to change).

Important info about Crafty Bastards:

  • This show is a HUGE event and draws giant crowds to see the amazing set of the best of the best of handmade makers, crafters and artists from all around the US and beyond. Over 140+ vendors will be there, some on one day, others (like us) on both days. Check the vendor and scheduled list for info right here and a detailed map over here.
  • We’ll be at Booth Number 15 for BOTH Saturday & Sunday, (see map below), so come on by!
  • This is a ticketed and very busy show, now in its 10th year. Tickets are absolutely available for pre-sale here! Pre-sale 1-day passes are just $5, but with an equally amazing set of crafters coming on Sunday, make a weekend of it for $10 as both days will have different sets of artists and crafters!
  • Where:  Washington, DC at Union Market Union Market, located at 1309 5th Street NE and is accessible via the NoMa-Gallaudet University/New York Ave. station on Metro’s Red line.
  • When: Crafty Bastards runs from 10am to 5pm on both Saturday & Sunday 9/28 and 9/29.
  • For more information about the once-a-year and utterly fabulous Crafty Bastards visit their site here.

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For a larger version of the above map, just click on it, silly! Can’t wait to see you there DC!

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Hello California Part 2: Los Angeles Renegade Craft Fair!

California Dreamin’ is our theme this July.

Los Angeles Renegade here we come! The amazing Renegade Craft Fair California Double-Whammy is still in effect with the upcoming 2nd show in our RCF California tour, Renegade Los Angeles!

Los Angeles Renegade takes place on 7/28 and 7/29 in the Los Angeles State Historic Park, (aka The Cornfield) featuring hundreds of top artists and crafters showing and selling their handcrafted work. Just for you! We’ll  have TONS of new prints and posters, as well and other goodies while vending and talking with lots of new and old friends. Renegade Craft Fair LA is not to be missed! Visit the awesome lists of artists here.

Renegade Craft Fair is always free to attend and full of super cool art, craft, lots of hands-on creative workshops by the Urban Craft Center, LA Zine Fest, and SideStreet Projects.  Capture a memory with the free photo booth provided by Magnolia Photobooth Co. Music by DJs from KXLU, tasty treats provided by LA’s best food trucks and there will even be opportunities to take adopt a new furry friend via Second Acts Animal Rescue! And yes, plenty of adult beverages. What’s not to love?

 

The Details For You:

Just one of our many new art prints, “Be Kind Always”, debuting in California at Renegade Craft Fair! Click to purchase or for more info!

Hello California Part 1: San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair!

California Dreamin’ is our theme this July.

The amazing Renegade Craft Fair California Double-Whammy is happening with 2 huge, incredible craft fairs that bring the best in handmade, handcrafted artists and indie crafters to two cities: San Francisco on 7/21-7/22 and Los Angeles on 7/28-7/29. We are so excited and thrilled to be a part of these 2 amazing craft fairs, back-to-back weekends in NoCal & SoCal!

San Francisco Renegade here we come! Held at the incredibly cool Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, extending out into the beautiful Bay with spectacular views. SF Renegade is unlike any other show all year long. Come check us out at Booth # 215 on your left on the long wall.  We will have TONS of new prints and posters, as well and other goodies debuting in San Francisco. We’ll be vending and talking with lots of new and old friends along with over 250 wicked talented artists. Renegade San Francisco is not to be missed! Visit the awesome lists of artists here.

Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco is always free to attend and full of super cool art, craft, lots of hands-on creative workshops by the Urban Craft Center, The Museum of Craft & Design, Creative Bug & Peebeo.  Music by great SF DJs, tasty treats provided by SF favorites Tante’s, Neeto’s Cafe, Patti Wagon, and Rice, Paper, Scissors! and yes, plenty of adult beverages! And you can’t forget to get your photobooth photo at the free  photobooth courtesy of Magnolia Photobooth Co. Design gurus from Handful of Salt will help attendees explore the craft of modern design while selling subscriptions to their soon-to-be-released print magazine and encouraging visitors to vote for their favorite vendor (like us! hint!) for a future profile in Handful of Salt. What’s not to love?

 

The Details For You:

Just one of our many new art prints, “Seabird”, debuting in California at Renegade Craft Fair! Click here to purchase or for more info.

Handmade Arcade This Saturday!

Hooray! It’s the super rad and awesome Handmade Arcade For The Holidays time!

We love love LOVE this incredible Pittsburgh craft show and are looking forward to this Saturday when it all gets awesome! Handmade Arcade For The Holidays is chock full of handmade work by tons of local and national working artists. Handmade Is Best!

We’ll have lots of new goodies like new prints, posters, Alphabet Prints and t-shirts (expertly hand printed by our BFFs at Commonwealth Press) and more. So come say hi! We’re booth #18 (see map below!) just on the left when you enter the show :)

Hope to see you there Pittsburgh!

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The Details: 

HANDMADE ARCADE
FOR THE HOLIDAYS

SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2011
11 AM – 7 PM

EARLY BIRDIE ENTRANCE AT 10 AM

Handmade Arcade returns to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown with Handmade Arcade for the Holidays. Shoppers can expect even more great handcrafted, indie merchandise, plus:
• Free admission
• Over 150 vendors, local and from out-of-state
• Easy to get to: close to many bus lines and the T; on-site garage
parking; also accessible by foot, bike or even watercraft
• More space than ever: wide aisles, extra vendor room
• Early Birdie passes
• Refreshments on-site
• Hands-on Handmade activities

Handmade Arcade is Pittsburgh’s largest indie craft fair, now in its seventh year. The annual Handmade Arcade was created to give grassroots, independent crafters an opportunity to show and sell their wares, and to provide an alternative to traditional craft and art fairs.

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