Upcoming Craft Fairs - Summer 2019

Spring and Summer are here, and that means craft fair season is in full swing! I have a few great shows already planned and more in the works.

6/1/2019, 10am - 4pm
Feminist Flea Market and Craft Fair at The Queen
500 N Market St, Wilmington, DE

6/22/2019, 9:30am - 1:30pm
Swarthmore Farmers Market
121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

6/23/2019, 11am - 5pm
Art Star Pop Up Market at Cherry Street Pier
121 N Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

7/28/2019, 11am - 4pm
Bang, Boom, CRAFT!
11th and Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA

8/4/2019, 12pm - 8pm
Art Star Pop Up Market at 2nd Street Festival
623 N 2nd Street, Philadelphia PA

8/10/2019, 12pm - 7pm
Trenton Punk Rock Flea Market at Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company
909 Ray Ave, Croydon, PA 19021

Feel free to check back as this list gets updated throughout the season!

Mothers Day Craft Fair

This year, I’m very excited to announce that I’ll be participating in the Spring Art Star Craft Bazaar. This is a really great show and they’ll be having it on May 11th and 12th from 11am to 6pm. If you’re looking for some lovely Mother’s Day gifts, I think this will be really helpful. I’ll have a brand new Mother’s Day card as well as two new prints for my Philly Phoods series. Come on out!

Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
101 N Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106
5/11/2019 - 5/12/2019, 11am - 6pm

Winter Pop-up Shop

Coming up on December 2nd from 12pm to 5pm, I’ll have a pop-up shop at Manatawny Still Works on Passyunk Ave in Philadelphia. The great people at Manatawny were kind enough to reach out and let me know that they like my work, so I’ve also made a special card for them. If you’re in the area and in the mood for some spirits, stop on by and pick up a card.

Manatawny Still Works Shop and Tasting Room
1603 E Passyunk Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148
12/2/2018, 12 - 5pm


Craft Fairs Coming Up

It’s mid-March right now and for me, that means it’s almost craft fair season. Right now, I have three shows scheduled for the Philadelphia area:

Crafty Balboa
Sunday, April 24, 11am – 5pm
Passyunk and Tasker, South Philadelphia

GO WEST! Craft Fest
Saturday, April 30, 11am – 5pm
The Woodlands, West Philadelphia

Trenton Ave Arts Festival
Saturday, May 21st, 12pm – 6pm
Trenton Ave and E Susquehanna, Kensington

Each of these shows have a lot of wonderful vendors signed up, so I’m really excited to be among such talented people. Come on out and enjoy the festivals!

My favorite DIY Valentine's Gifts

A lot of my greeting cards are love-themed, so you might be able to guess that I really enjoy Valentine’s Day. You’d be correct! I absolutely love making cards and crafts to give to my significant other. For me, it’s all about being able to show how much I care with a handmade gift. Here’s a list of my top five favorite gift ideas that I’ve made in the past.

Valentine’s Day Scratch Off card

Did you know you can make your own scratch off cards? I think this idea is super adorable, and I’d be pretty impressed if someone spent the time to make this for me. The link to the full tutorial is here.

Valentine Lightbulb

This project has a wonderful pun in it, and I really like puns. Once it’s done, it seems like the lightbulb and base would work decently as a bookend as well. Double win! The link to the full tutorial is here.

Sweetheart Charms

These little heart pillows can have whatever message you want tucked inside, so they’re good for all types of valentines– significant other, children, etc. I’m generally not good at anything involving thread or yarn, but these are simple enough that even I could figure it out. Full tutorial is available here.

Bacon Roses

I’m one of the many people who loves bacon. I know it’s become super trendy in the past few years to have everything bacon-themed, but I’m still all for it. The more bacon, the better! One thing I found after this trend was a how-to on making bacon roses. What a great idea! I don’t really like the smell of regular roses, so I think these are a definite upgrade, and they’re incredibly easy to make. You can see the full tutorial here.

Gold Dino with Hearts

This gold dinosaur is probably the silliest item here, but that also makes it super memorable. How many people can say their significant other gave them a gold dinosaur as a profession of their love? Not many. This how-to uses small wooden hearts that can be found at a craft shop, but you could easily substitute those with candy hearts or paper hearts instead. Take a look at the tutorial here.