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Garage Art Fair Fun

On September 29, Downtown Evanston held Oktoberfest, and in conjunction with it Evanston Made organized a Makers Market. The market would be held in the garage adjoining the Oktoberfest parking lot, which was a great idea. My outdoor show track record is horrendous, so having a roof over my head that wouldn’t blow away made […]

18th Ravenswood ArtWalk this weekend

Time flies when you’re having fun! Fresh off the Flora, Fauna and Fascination opening, I am now gathering what remains of my swarm, along with new babybees, to prepare for the Ravenswood ArtWalk. This year the Ravenswood ArtWalk takes place from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, September 14 & 15. I […]

April Handmade Market on Sunday

On Sunday, April 28 I return to the Empty Bottle to hawk my wares. This will be the last Handmade Market of the season, as the organizers go on hiatus until next October. It is fun to hang out at the Empty Bottle and observe all the people wandering through. A lot come to have […]

March Sunday Handmade Market

It’s time to get back into the Art Fair groove! I am glad I have a checklist because after 2 months I need a reminder of what to bring. This Sunday, I will be popping up at the Handmade Market from 12 to 4 p.m. Handmade Market is a unique event to connect the makers […]

20 years of Bucktown Holiday ArtShow

This Saturday and Sunday I will be vending at the Bucktown Holiday ArtShow. The Bucktown Holiday ArtShow brings together artists whom make one-of-a-kind works of art for sale to offer to an audience of holiday shoppers. The artists represent photography, textiles, watercolors, oils, jewelry, ceramics, greeting cards, jewelry, and a variety of other mediums. DJ […]

Upcoming Events

I am gearing up for holiday production, and while you are busy decorating for Halloween, here are upcoming dates for you to find my ornaments and adornments. All of these are in the state of Illinois. November: The Wilder Mansion Holiday Market takes place at the Wilder Mansion, 211 Prospect Avenue in Elmhurst. The doors open […]

5th Annual Girls Nite Out

Mid-September always kicks off art fair Holiday Season for me. Yes, we’re a few months away, but these are the fairs at which people start thinking about holiday gifting. For Wednesday, I made some Elmhurst Angels that will hopefully flutter away that night. On Wednesday, September 12, I am heading back to the Wilder Mansion […]

Feeling Beautiful in Hermosa

The first weekend of June was a whirlwind. I had just finished setting up the Evanston Made Pop Up Shop merchandise and attended the Group show opening when its as time to pack up my car and head to Hermosa. I had never heard of this Chicago subdivision, but loved the Field House we were […]

Fun at the Mother’s Day Gift Market

Mid-May was a whirlwind of pop up fairs. On May 9 I returned to the Ravenswood Covenant Church for their second annual Mother’s Day Gift Market and had a lovely time. This time I remembered to bring my own table! I had fun accommodating all the new stakes I had been making, and my bees got […]