Wednesday, March 23, 2011

spring is here!

the flowers are blooming, the weather is mostly cooperating and all the creatives that have been hibernating since the december market are ready to make their way to the first first friday indie market of 2011!

some things stay constant (like or fab location at the corner of s. elm & mlk) and other things are always changing...mainly the amazing talent that the indie market provides each each time you wander through our outdoor mecca of handmade goodness you can discover new and amazing craft artisans.

the indie market brings together the very best of the triad's burgeoning artisan community, it is a collective of handcrafted and vintage shops and gives buyers a unique opportunity to chat with the creator, hear the story and then carry on that narrative with their own happy ending.

now lets meet some of the awesome talent that will be there on 4/1/11:

gremlina a treasure trove of vintage goodness can be found in this magical tent, so if you are looking for the kitsch factor or classic goodness of time gone by, stop in and say hey!

cephalopod ink what is squishy, a cephalopod, a little slimy and smells like the sea? well nothing that this shop makes...come take a deep dive into amazement when you see the creative pottery of Tanya Casteel and her inky octo friends

the gnome shack as it is spring, does your garden need a new gnome-ee friend? well then simone's gnomes are the cure for your gardens spruce up the yard with these handmade guys and be the talk of the block (in a good way)

aimee's garden well beautiful blooms are not just for your garden or table...nope, its time to sprout some gorgeousness on your head! aimee's original and beautiful felted head pieces are sure to add just the right amount of whimsy to your ensemble.

mermaid says is handcrafted and organic body care, if you need to scrub away that wintery skin step into this tent, all five of your senses will thank you!

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