Thursday, October 14, 2010

2011 Holiday Crafterino Applications are OPEN!


We are now accepting vendor applications for the third annual PDCM Holiday Crafterino! This show will be held Sunday, November 20th from 10am to 4pm at Herman Sons Hall. For the past two years our holiday shows have been wonderfully successful and we are looking forward to an even bigger turnout this year! This year we will be in the large auditorium of Herman Sons Hall - a few blocks from downtown - and all vendors will be located in one fabulously crafty room!

Since we get many more applications than we have available spaces, the event is juried, as we need to make sure that we have a variety of products that are original, well made and appealing to our customers. All items must be handmade. No imports!
  • Each vendor space is 8' wide by 5' deep. You may apply for a split booth, which is 4' by 5' deep.
  • Booth spaces are $80 for a full booth, $50 for a split booth.
  • Yes! You may share a booth. 2 vendors maximum allowed per booth. There is no surcharge to share a booth. Fill out one application for the whole booth with info on all the vendors who will be sharing but designate one person as the main contact.
  • Application deadline is Thursday October 20th at midnight. Only acceptance emails will be sent on Wednesday October 26th. If you are not accepted, please don't take it personally!
  • NEW this year.  Booth fees are due upon acceptance to the show, along with a signed vendor contract. Your space is not reserved until we have your payment and signed contract.  You may pay your booth fees through PayPal. Our PayPal address is If you don't have a PayPal account you can use a credit card through PayPal. It is safe and secure.
  • Once you have been accepted, booth fees are non-refundable.
  • Space includes a table.  You will need to bring your own chairs and displays.
  • Electricity is available. Please let us know if you need electricity and we will make sure to place you near an outlet.
  • Event goes on rain or shine. There will be no refunds for inclement weather.
Ready to apply? Great! To apply, send an email to with the following info:
    • Your name
    • Company name
    • Phone number
    • California ReSeller's # (required! If you don't have one they are free and easy to get here)
    • A 2 to 3 sentence description about what you make (this will be used for promotion so please phrase things how you would like them to appear on our website) and your price points
    • 3 photos (these will be used on our website for promotion)
    • A link to your website
    • Tell us if you are applying for a full booth or half booth
    • Any special or unusual display set up? Do you need electricity?
If you have any questions, please send us an email!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Whiskerino Wrap Up and Holiday Show Announcement!

Whew! Whiskerino Crafterino was a blast! So many amazing vendors and so MUCH facial hair! Thank you to all of the vendors and shoppers and participants! Check out all the photos on our facebook page!

We are thrilled to announce that we will be doing a holiday show this year! It's scheduled for Sunday, November 28th and is once again at the fabulous Hotel Petaluma. Applications will be up tomorrow!

Friday, October 8, 2010

Vendor Profile - Upcycled Threads and Curley Cue Design

Charissa Drengsen of curly-cue design & Upcycled Threads designs incredible repurposed, vintage inspired, steampunk adjacent fashion, jewelry, & cards. We love her NEW Steampunk Tarot Deck!

Check out her website here!

Vendor Profile - Vinyl Frontier

Vinyl Frontier makes recycled record album journals and crafts in Petaluma, CA. Nicole Vasbinder and Vince Pacheco started Vinyl Frontier because they love vintage records. Each journal is made from unplayable records that they have saved from thrift stores and garage sales. They discovered that records that don't sell in thrift stores are thrown in the dumpster. Vinyl Frontier rescues those discarded albums and gives them new life!

Check out their website here!

Vendor Profile - Rock n Roll Crafts

Rock n Roll Crafts is a creative collective of Rock Star Crafters! From Stenciled artwork, papercrafts and cards, to miniature dioramas, needlepoint and glitter embroidery hoops.. they just love to make stuff and try to sell it! Featuring the artwork, so far, of Elaine Barr and her crafty momma Kaethe Phelps! They are the only officially licensed Stencil 1 crafters on Etsy and beyond! Check out their blog for project ideas, pictures and other fun sundries.

And check out their website here!

Vendor Profile - Moonpath Designs

Moonpath Designs create funky and original blockprinted clothing for infants, children and adults. Carrie and Keoni's designs are inspired by their daughter, nature, identity, positive life choices, and all things quirky.  And coffee.

They hand-carve each lino block, and then hand-press their original designs onto sweatshop-free/fair-trade cotton onesies and tees; they use organic fibers whenever possible.

Check out their website here!

Vendor Profile - Blue Ribbon Salvage

Blue Ribbon Salvage is designed by Melissa Abercrombie. She has a curiosity for the ancient, a passion for the hunt, a complusion for collecting, and an aesthetic for the odd. It's jewelry made with you in mind. Just let her know which is yours. Taking parts of the past and bring a modern flair. Vintage bling... found and redeemed.

Check out her website here!

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Vendor Profile - The Fisherman's Wife

Eileen Alexander, AKA The Fisherman's Wife, designs and sells beautiful vintage embellished denim jackets and women's denim, vintage jewelry, journals and more!
Check out her website here!

Vendor Profile - Full Moon Beadwork

"A Woman Can Never Have Enough Earrings." That's the feeling that compelled Sara Red of Full Moon Beadwork to start making earrings. Now, it's all about the bead and the magical process of doing something special with it. She has a whimsical variety of beadwork and hand-stitched Silly Sock Stuffed Animals at affordable prices and makes things for girls and boys and women and men.  There is something fun for everyone!

Check out her website here!

Vendor Profile - ynotmore

ynotmore sells amazing collectibles from the earth and artifacts including fossils, mineral specimens, carvings and antiques.
Check out their website here!

Vendor Profile - Bird vs Bird

Bess Petty of Bird vs. Bird Designs transforms scrap materials from the commercial sign industry into colorful, charming coin purses, magnets, stickers and other treats.  All products feature their original bird, critter and botanical graphics.

Check out her website here!

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Vendor Profile - KennaKristine

KennaKristine handbags and accessories are all made using a combination of recycled and reclaimed materials, all of which are found or donated. This insures each piece is unique and exclusive to you. In addition to reclaimed and recycled materials I use two amazing new materials. Eco-fi felt, a fabric made completely of 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles and Vegan Leather, a faux leather material that is an Eco-friendly alternative to traditional leather and chemically enhanced vinyl. Buy Green. Buy KennaKristine. Feel great about what you are wearing, inspire change in others, and look fabulous doing it.

Check out her website here!

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Vendor Profile - note•ify

Samantha Barsky of note•ify considers her work Farm Chic, inspired by the farms and animals she runs across in her life. She makes note cards and gift tags of all kinds - all from recycled paper and envelopes and from her original photography or designs.
Check out her website here