Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Vendor Profile - Patti Lou Designs

Patti Lou Designs, a Crafterino favorite, offers a unique collection of greeting cards, stationery, Petaluma novelties, whimsical art and more created by mixed-media artist Patti Looper. She also works in collaboration with her grandma who creates beautiful hand embroidered dish towels and sends them with love from Minnesota!

Check out her website here!

Vendor Profile - Hilary's Handmade Signs

Hilary M. Hansen of Hilarys Handmade Signs makes signs on old recycled wood by attaching funky found items on them. She also makes birdhouses, succulent boxes, bags/pursesand more. In addition to these creative endeavors Hilary is also a portrait photographer. 

Vendor Profile - Fourty in Five

Alice Kelzer of Forty in Five recently started combining her love of painting with mixed media. Playing with paint, paper, fabric and odds and ends she creates colorful and whimsical designs. Alice also applies her playful designs to zippered bags and pouches. 
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Vendor Profile - Roxie Roxit Handmade Dolls

Roxie Ross of Roxie Roxit Handmade Dolls has been making handmade crafts and art pieces for as long as she can remember. She worked with a variety of mediums over the years but found her passion in the creation of my one of a kind handmade cloth dolls. Working out of her home studio in Vallejo, California she started making dolls for Christmas gifts in 1996.  After making a dresser drawer full of prototypes she finally came up with the pattern she uses today.

Every doll is named and comes with clothes and accessories to suit their individual unique personality. The dolls clothes, made from original patterns using new and recycled fabrics and yarn, are removable and can be mixed and matched. 

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Vendor Profile - Blockhead Press

Blockhead Press is a variety of cards, gifts and accessories created with and inspired by Jennifer Paisley's original linocut illustrations in Petaluma, CA.

While she loves many types of media, she specialize in linocuts - prints made from carved linoleum. She has been carving and hand printing for more than 20 years - skills taught to her by her father - and this continues to be her favorite creative process. She enjoys creating various objects from a collection of images, so here you will find cards, prints, and accessories that use common graphics.

Check out her website here!

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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 her new holiday designs and also be sure to check out her websitehere!


Vendor Profile - Julia Anthony Jewelry

Julia Anthony Jewelry creates hand made jewelry with attention to detail! Many pieces feature repurposed vintage treasures... combining old with new, creating work that is unique yet appeals to many .Most pieces are one of a kind.

See more at her website!

Vendor Profile - Blue Ribbon Salvage

Blue Ribbon Salvage is designed by Melissa Abercrombie; another of our hardworking event coordinators! 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!

Vendor Profile - Moonpath Designs

 Moonpath Designs create funky and original blockprinted clothing for   infants, children and adults as well as hand crafted bibs and accessories for kids. 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!

Monday, November 19, 2012

Vendor Profile - Bells and Whistles

Megan Williams at Bells and Whistles is dedicated to making creativity fun and portable. Who knows where the urge will strike? Her Artotes are just the thing for traveling, restaurants or anywhere else you need to keep your little ones occupied. Handmade in Santa Rosa, these fun and funky bags are sure to inspire the next generation of Picassos.

Vendor Profile - Miso Handmade

Miso Handmade features handmade toys for pets as well as pet inspired home accessories and gifts.
Trish Iriye makes everything she sells and strives to delight pets and their owners with unique items like  squeaky doughnuts, catnip zombies, and pet portrait pillows.

Vendor Profile - Tanith

Tanith Rohe of Tanith creates handmade found object jewelry, steampunk jewelry, and guitar string jewelry. She makes jewelry out of previously played guitar strings, broken clocks and electronics, old paper, salvaged hardware, game pieces, light bulbs, and whatever else she comes across that would look great as a piece of jewelry.
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Sunday, November 18, 2012

Vendor Profile - SiriHansdotter


    Siri Hanson of SiriHansdotter designs and makes one-of-a-kind, hand-built rustic glam deco grunge jewelry made with heart and story.
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Vendor Profile - The Felt Baron

The Felt Baron (AKA Tami Lovett-Brumfield) resides in the Land of Feltopia where everything is soft and fleecy, especially the food. Hand sewn fruits or vegetables are harvested from the gardens daily and plush sweets are baked in a felt oven. 

Check out her website here!

Vendor Profile - Delia R. Designs & Souza Sewing

Delia Reif & Bella Souza are partners in Delia R. Designs & Souza Sewing. These two hardworking 7th graders sew cute snap wallets, headbands, baby bibs, pillows, scarves and tote bags that make great gifts!

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Vendor Profile - WHOOP!

Kat Beight of WHOOP! is the creator of the WhoopHoop and the Travel WhoopHoop. Created primarily for the latest adult exercise and hoop dance craze, these retro toys with a modern spin can be enjoyed by boys and girls of all ages and sizes and create an atmosphere of fun wherever they go. Expand the circle of love and madness with hoops – for your dancing, fitness, and silly pleasure.
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