We’re excited to share with you some of the talented local artists and crafters who will be selling their wares at our 4th annual Green Sunday Holiday Fair on Sunday, December 13, 2015!
We have carefully selected over 30 vendors and we think you will be delighted with the impressive variety of hand made and up-cycled goods. From cold pressed soaps, to hand dyed fibers, knit and woven apparel and sea glass and silver transformed into pretty jewelry pieces and more, we’re confident you’ll find a special holiday gift for a loved one and hopefully yourself too!
We’ll be updating this blog over the next few weeks so stay tuned for more additions!
Some of our local artists:
Yellow Lotus Creations
Mary from Yellow Lotus Creations beautifully hand-knits warm and earthy women’s accessories such as fingerless mitts, slouch hats, neck, cowls, head wraps, headbands, and many other amazing fiber creations.
Mary uses locally sourced alpaca and wool fibers and some organic cotton fibers in her items. Her prices range from $10 to $130 and you can follow her updates on her facebook page.
Bergamot Jewels and Knits
Madeline from Bergamot Jewels and Knits creates one of a kind delicate beaded earrings, intricate necklaces and bracelets using genuine gemstones and glass beads.She also has a variety of other goods such as hand-knitted hats, scarves and cowls, all usually made out of acrylic/wool blend yarn to provide comfort and style.
Madeline will be offering her wares with price points ranging from $8 to $50. If you can’t wait until Green Sunday, you can shop on her etsy page.
Gwyneth upcycles 100% cashmere into scarves, pashminas, baby blankets, throw pillows, hoodies, hats and fingerless gloves.Gwyneth’s soft and warm accessories and decor will be available for sale between $10 and $100 at the Green Sunday Holiday Fair.
Gwyneth’s Goods Facebook page has more pictures of her beautiful creations.
Nether Providence Soap Company
Nether Providence Soap Company makes all natural, vegan soap, luxurious body butters, and indulgent bath products such as teas, truffles, sugar and salt scrubs. They even make lip balms, laundry soap, hand-crocheted washcloths and soap savers. Their products are dye-free and scented with essential oils.With prices ranging from $2 to $30, you could create a beautiful gift basket of bath items for someone special in your life.
Pamela Erbe will be bringing hand crafted ceramics that all hand painted by Pamela’s mother. These creations are truly one-of-a-kind! The craftsmanship on each of these hand painted figurines can speak for themselves. They will be a wonderful addition to this year’s Green Sunday Event.
With prices ranging from $5 to $30, these precious ceramics each come with a unique style and a history that you cannot get anywhere else.
3 Sisters Soaps & Scents
3 Sisters Soaps & Scents makes handmade soaps without the use of palm oil and its devastating effects on animal and their habitats. 3 Sisters infuses essential oils to create a beautiful scent and entwine visually captivating herbs and flowers from their own garden into their soap creations. 3 Sisters Soaps & Scents’ mission is to improve the lives of not only their customers, but the people who harvest the raw materials for their company and even to all of the animals who rely on the earth’s resources to survive.
3 Sisters Soaps and Scents products will be available for purchase with prices ranging from $4 – $30 and don’t forget to check out their Facebook page.
Wonderfully handcrafted silver jewelry is one of Dori’s Gems specialties. Dori’s jewelry infuses sterling silver with semi-precious gemstones to make one-of-a-kind creations. She recycles her excess silver scraps by melting them down to roll ingots and cast new beautiful designs; a great example of salvaging old goods to create new ones.
Be sure to check out Dori’s Gems’ Facebook page to see her beautiful creations. The prices of her products range anywhere from $35 to $135.
Rand Wear Upcycled USA
Rand Wear Upcycled USA is a great addition to this year’s list of vendors. They specialize in creating unique handmade hats for all ages. Men, women, youth and children all have their pick of different styles because no two hats are the same! Each hat is upcycled from different types of garments that have been passed along to create these wonderful hats.
The prices of these unique hats are between $20 and up to $120. Rand Wear’s Facebook page showcases all of their beautiful work so make sure you check it out!
“Sunny Window” offers charm in a frame! Offering matted and framed vintage illustrations from children’s books, a purchase from Sunny it will be a treasure and a conversation piece! Their lovely pictures bring all of the great elements of the past together with; the simplicity of vintage art, a sense of community while supporting a local artist and recycling old goods and making them beautiful again.
Check out their eBay page to see more of their creations that will be featured at our event! $5 – $30.
JoAnn’s handcrafted jewelry includes sterling earrings, pendants, rings and bracelets. Some of her creations may include faceted or cabochon stones set in silver or sea glass. All of the silver she uses for her jewelry is recycled. She will also have lots of earrings around $35 available for purchase with the rest of her price range being anywhere from $20 to $150.
Anne Marie Palita
Anne Marie Palita will be selling all different kinds of matted and framed photos. Some of her other products include photo note cards, magnets, and bookmarks as well. Prices range from $2 to $30.
Pink Stiletto Cosmetics
Pink Stiletto Cosmetics make handcrafted makeup, all organically based with natural ingredients and paraben free. They pride themselves on being glamorous while also being eco-friendly and health conscious; the perfect balance!
Be sure to check out their Facebook page for more info! With prices ranging from $16.50 – $58.50, you can’t beat it!
Peaceful Path makes hand knitted and crocheted shawls and scarves in light, medium, and chunky weight. The light weight knitted shawls are made in mohair and silk. The lace shawls are medium weight, made in a variety of fibers including cotton, super wash wool, alpaca, mohair and silk, or in the yarn of your choice. The chunky weight shawls evolved from a prayer shawl ministry and are made in cotton and acrylic fiber. Custom orders are an option as well to cater to your size and fiber specifications. Gloria Valenti’s wish is that whoever wears her shawls feels as much peace as she does making them.
If you want to see more of her creations, click to see her etsy page! Prices range from $15 – $125.
Useful & Beautiful Handmade
Useful & Beautiful Handmade makes a variety of upcycled goods, including soft toys, dolls, children’s clothing, accessories and housewares, all from recycled fabrics. There are a wide variety of price points so that everyone can afford to buy her handmade goods.
Take a look at their etsy page to see more! The prices range from $6 – $50.
Alli’s Gift Creations
With hand stamped metal keychains, ornaments, bookmarks, charms, necklaces and bracelets, Alli’s Gifts Creations are perfect for personalized gifts with that handmade charm.
Check out Alli’s Gift Creations Facebook page to see some of her wonderful creations! Prices range from $10 – $25.
The Madeleine Lady
Madeleines are a French baked good. They are delicious at any time during the day but they go perfectly with coffee and hot chocolate; which is perfect timing for the cold weather coming up! They will be for sale in boxes anywhere between 5 to 20 madeleines per box.
To learn more about this succulent treats, visit their Facebook page!
The Hand Crafts
Handmade crafts make fiber and textile bags including little sewing bags, baskets, socks, and mittens. Be sure to check out their Facebook page to see more of their work. Prices range from $10 – $50.
A Heather Bag
Hand bags from upcycled products, different fabrics, and bracelets. A Heather Bag’s creations are “the multi-task bag that can hold just about anything and still look fetching.” Take a look at their Facebook page as well to see their awesome bags. Prices range from $10 – $42.
Emma Medina-Castrejon Photography
Emma Medina-Castrejon Photography will be bringing fine art pictures both framed and unframed available for purchase at this event. Check out her Facebook page to see her beautiful work and maybe book her for your own event!
Jewelry designed with a handmade sterling silver chain with glassy crystal beads; earrings, necklaces, bracelets, one-of-a-kind creations. From fancy to casual, Kata Luna has done special requests for weddings, birthdays (birthstone and initial bracelets) and mother’s day. Prices range from $10 – $100 so there is something for everyone!
Surrey Services for Seniors
The Senior Weavers Collective use floor and table looms to create one-of-a-kind fabrics that are used to make pocketbooks, table runners, wall hangings, cards, scarves, crayon holders, coin and makeup purses, hot pads/pot holders and more.
To learn more about the Surrery Services, check out their website.
Sandy repurposes vases and votives of all shapes and sizes; many of which have been obtained from the TTM Free Store! They are wrapped in colored rope or cord and embellished with materials, buttons, jewelry, etc. This process requires several lengthy steps so that each finished piece is unique. The prices for this wonderful vases range from $5-$25.
Divadog Designs makes jewelry featuring used or old pieces of scrap metal and beads that result in beautifully upcycled creations. They also have upcycled windchimes available for purchase as well. Prices range from $8 – $60.
Karen Wroblewski Crafts
Karen offers an eclectic selection of recycled jewelry, decorations, art and even fashion items. Her crafts include: beach glass pendants and jewelry from recycled beads; punch bowl cup candles, tea tin mini gardens, paper weights and wall art featuring vintage book pages, and hand sewn tote bags. Prices ranging $5 to $20.
Cut Outs by Connie
“Cut Outs by Connie” will be returning with handmade paper crafts for this year’s Green Sunday event. Her creations include hand-cut silhouettes, greeting cards, paper-covered recycled items and many other craft variations. Perfect to satisfy your love for recycled goods with a meaningful touch! Her prices range from $4 to $60.
4 x 5 greeting cards made from original colored pencil drawings of various vegetables and seashells. The cards are blank inside but include a matching envelope. Christine also offers hand knitted scarves and cowls and several felted wind totes. Prices are between $3 and $35.
Art by Alexandria Pierce
Ink drawings, watercolor paintings, and linocut greeting cards will be available for purchase by Alexandria Piece. Her prices range from $4 – $200 so click on this link to see her artwork and take home an original!
Morning Sun Beadery
Morning Sun Beadery makes beautiful beaded and handwoven jewelry, in addition to children’s bracelets that everyone will love. Her prices range anywhere from $5 to $95.
Brett Heller hand makes canes and walking sticks using antique doorknobs to craft incredibly unique creations. They are definitely not ones to be missed. The prices for his exceptional crafts range from $10 to $80.
Happy Fibers features local honey available for purchase in addition to crafts using yarn and other fibers from alpacas and goats. The prices range from $10 – $30.
Art by RJD
Featuring nature inspired monoprints and silkscreen prints, pen/ink drawings, and wood placards, Art by RJD is a vendor you have to check out to see her beautiful art in person. With prices ranging from $10 – $35,you can take home an RJD original for a very affordable price.
Tie-dye infinity scarves, hand dyed silk scarves, tie-dye towels, and other creations will be available for purchase. Prices range from $5 – $20.
We’ll be continually updating with more of our amazing vendors, so stay tuned!