Shop Holiday Handmade 2020 catalog

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SHOP BY NAME ACCESSORIES Sarah Larson, Ellie Jane Bags Joanna Haraczka, Joanna Stanek Daena (Urbanski) Johnson, ReGeeked Belinda Darr, Moonlit Made Bags & Gifts

Sarah & Erica Kurfis, Snarky Pants Studios Lindsay Schmittle, Gingerly Press Rachel Murawski, RachIllustrate, LLC Dalia Erney, Dalia Jean Designs, LLC Susan Hazel Rich, Hazelmade

Jennifer Couch, Jenci

Kerry Wills, 1cre8ivemess

Florence Smith, Djoi Designs


Abbe Coury, Just an E Kelsey Meyer, Threadbare Katie Wiebe, SEWKatieCo Susie Rush, Oak & Arbor Dawn Shimp, Fashionsplatter Adam Nelson, The Daggerfish Gear Co.

CARDS + PAPER Ashley Aranda, Papyrusaurus Jessica Bennett, Letterpress Jess Sheena Mays, Shemazing Designs Amelia Kieras, Amelia Kieras Paper Arts Simran Khaira, SquidCat, Ink Danielle Capotosto, Dippity and Snark Kate Kehoe, ChicalooKate Lora DiFranco, Free Period Press

Jen Watson, Bud and Bowl Mary Clark, Tiny Cloud Ceramics Abby Berkson, Abby Berkson Ceramics Kate Marchand, Stone + Sparrow Shelly Cubarney, Shelly Cubarney Pottery Halley Immelt, Ice + Dust Pottery Amanda Wolf, Wolf’s Den Pottery Karen McKee, robyn’s nest pottery

CLOTHES Jada Taylor, Mixd Fashion Andrea Howell, Tidal Cool Michelle Romary Apparel Lauren Sims, Selvedge Rose


Nicole Lazar, Health Junkie

Tori Tedesco, Little Birdie Design Studio

Brian Griffin, Chocolate Fusion

Julie Zaichuk-Ryan, South Atlantic Stitching Company

Julia and Joe Sterne, Obvious Coffee Company Jodi Danyo, Cherry Valley Organics

Jenna Gordon, Awesome by Jenna

Marcus Coleman, Peer Pantry

Chelsea Nelson, Auburn Hoops

Anne Hillson Kennedy, The Hillson Nut Company

Terri Galloway, Busy Hook Happy Heart

Eric Buzard, Threadbare Cider

Alison Bank, Valleys and Rivers Handmade

Melissa Vertosick - Harry, Leaf & Twig, LLC

Marina Johnson, Freckles and Clover Needle Felted Goods

Autumn Johnson, The Pierogi Lady


Dave Romesburg, hGrace Confections, LLC

FOOD Travis Paul, Paul Family Farms Chris Charek, Tea Dude Wesley The Keeper, Akron Honey Clark Pope, Pope’s Kitchen Tracy Hedges-Kline, Damn Good Jam Bissell Maple Farm Tanya Green, Juliabelle’s Seasonings, Rubs & Mixes Cassandra Fear, Fear’s Confections Rhiannon Blahnik, Sweet Thing Baked Goods

Carol Sedora, Aunt Carol’s Gourmet Dip

Joy Skarupa, SubRosa Tea

GLASS + CANDLES Jennifer Worden, Jennifer L Worden Arts Trisha Roberts, Artisan Embers Arianna Posa, Aria Bella Candles Jennifer Ingram, Pittsburgh Candle Works Katelyn Busse, Brightwise Candles Lindsey Mitchell, White Fox Black Koi Candle Co.

Bob + Kristin Barnes, sweet bean

Michelle Liller, Furbish & Fire Candle Co.

Samuel Trohman, NOSH Butters

Rachel Whitcomb, rosmarino candles

Joshua Sheets, Ol’ Dirty Sheets’ Hot Sauce

Kate Walsh, Peripeti Home



Martha Stewart, B. Radley

Leah Brow / Paul Beaver, Light Up Labs

Lindsay Williams, Avert Adornments

Jessica Skinner, JBurgess Designs

Nikki Lundberg, Odyssey & Oddities

Amanda Preske, Circuit Breaker Labs

Lucy Kelly, bel monili jewelry

Aaron Novak and Glenn Miller, Whiskertin

Taylor Jacobs, Taylor Jacobs Jewelry

Jackie Way, up and a WAY designs

Melissa O’Brien, Melissa O’Brien Designs

Christopher Janssen & Marisa Golden Janssen, CJ7 Designs LLC

Pamela Lemons, Mostly Maille

Amy Burke, Amy Burke Mosaics

Hillary Bedell, Felicity

Shelly Picard, Neighborhood Blonde

Katy Froeter, Solder & Sage

Deborah Abramson, SlainteHome

Kerri O’Connor, Fleur de Life Jewelry

JP & Son Woodcraft

Sarah Daigneault, MetaMorph

Elio Calabrese, Urban Planting Cleveland

Josselyn Crane, Falkora Jewelry

Eric Strickland, Funky Designs Concrete Decor

KIDS + PETS Kelly Zalenski, Twinzzshop Nicole Dupont, Morty’s Munchies Elizabeth Brandt, Paw Kids LLC Krista Beitl, Chewlinka G.E.A.R.

JEWELRY Erica Montejo, Tiny Erica Jewelry Alexander Draven, The ExCB Jess Donnelly, Papillon Handcrafted Christina Krautz, Splishy Splash Craft Sarah Pierce, Pierce Jewelry

Shibani Faehnle, Bombay Taxi Boutique

Lab Partners Jewelry Addy Neilson, Tangled Earth Arts Lisa Parker, On The Rocks Designs Jeanne Cherry, juNxtaposition Sara Rockburn, 2 ODD BIRDS Beverly Vinch,Washed Ashore Jewelry Laura McGuinness Designs


ORIGINAL ART Jen Joyce Chris Deighan, Chris Deighan Art LLC Katie Ford, Fiber and Gloss Jennifer Talley, Jen Talley Design Devon Cohen, Kibblewood Crafts

April Minech, LadybugDelightz


Sean Higgins, The Bubble Process

April Bleakney, APE MADE

Keystone Steel Co.

Hannah Manocchio, Snakes + Acey’s

Paul Fruehan, Wood-N-You Like It

Kim Henderson, So CLE Tees

Ashley Ross, The Cuddle Cult

Andy Taray, The Social Dept.


Dan Angeloni, Goods And Evil Clothing

Lorraine McCourt, OR: the alternative Rachel Fichter, The MacBath Ana Brito, Wren & Rita Lynn Zukowski, Blue Lake Botanicals Jamie Reddinger, Lathering Lotus LLC Aubrey Miller, Redbudsuds Sean Hirsch and Zach Wise, Soothing Sloth Soap Co. Samantha Phillips, Venus In Aquarius Apothica Jessica Graves, Una Biologicals Steph Szymkiewicz, Kraken Apothecary Liz Drabik, Aromaholic Charity Bowman, Magnolia Jane Soap Co. Paul Barnard, PSquare Scents llc


Matt Rogers, The Lost Borough Jonathan Miller, Urbanography Prints Scott Hudson, Rocket E3 Donald Hanigosky, Deep Dive Threads LLC Karyn Pope, Inclined Designs Dave Gruss, We Bleed Ohio

INTRO / NAVIGATION Many of you have been to one of our in-person events over the past 16 years but this year has presented new challenges for everyone! With COVID spreading faster than ever before in our region it just isn’t safe to put that many people in a room together. We appreciate your love and support over the years, we couldn’t possibly do that to you. Enter this joint production by your Rust Belt maker market friends at Cleveland Bazaar, Crafty Mart and I Made It! Market. With so many of our makers doing one, two or even all three of our events each holiday season it made sense to team up. Here’s how it all works. You’re reading this in the catalog now (which will remain live online til the end of December 2020, then live on as a PDF for future shopping reference on our sites). If you’re seeing this before November 28th-29th, though, please join us in our Facebook event. Click here to go the event page and then RSVP by choosing “going.”

Gift hintin g tip: print the pages of artists you like, c ircle the things you want and leave them scattered around th e house!

On the 28th and 29th our artists will be active in that Facebook event page to help you find just the right gifts, albeit virtually. Post questions and we’ll be there to answer them. We’ll be sharing videos, specials, discounts and much more. Read all about it in the event page before during our virtual event! Brag about your best finds! Post your shopping hauls in the event, and inspire other shoppers with the great items you found.

Before the event weekend, please use this catalog to check out our 150+ talented makers and start making your shopping list. Handmade often means one of a kind so if you want to snap something up before the 28th, do! (And let the artist know where you found them in your order comments!) You can navigate to each artist’s page by clicking their name in the Shop By Name page, and you can go straight to a category by clicking it on the Shop by Category page. On artist pages you can use the icons below to visit their Facebook, Instagram and websites. In the four corners of EVERY page there is an invisible “home” button (see visible icons on this page). Click the corners to return to the table of contents from anywhere. Individual products on artist pages are also linked. THANK YOU SO MUCH for supporting our wonderful artists, and we hope to see you in person soon.

Sarah Larson, Ellie Jane Bags Ellie Jane Bags are designed and handcrafted using waxed canvas, leather and cordura. Our range of styles and sizes are ideal for everyday casual wear and belong with your favorite pair of jeans. All bags are lined in a waterproof material, easy to clean and durable. Ellie Jane Bags are beautiful and realizable, making them the perfect companion for all your everyday adventures.

Joanna Haraczka, Joanna Stanek “Celebrate your inner joy with our effortlessly expressive, high quality handbags! Each bag is made with the individual care and attention it deserves, all at our headquarters in Patton, Pennsylvania. The Joanna Stanek brand aims to produce the best possible experience for customers, to share our love of creating. We are focused on spreading joy, integrity, hard work, and as always, exceptional quality.�

Daena (Urbanski) Johnson, ReGeeked “ReGeeked is a line of wallets and accessories handcrafted in Northeast Ohio. All products are created with genuine comic book pages and news print, making each a unique and one of a kind find. Each wallet is first cut from discarded or damaged comic books and layered with other recycled papers before being laminated by hand with a vinyl laminate. This technique provides protection for the comic pages and keeps the wallet durable while also maintaining the flexibility of paper. Luggage tags, ID holders, bookmarks, and cash envelopes are laminated by machine to give them more structure and help maintain the integrity of the piece. Any scrap pages are then used to create pins, magnets, and key chains to keep waste to a minimum and give as much new life as possible to what might previously be considered worthless. All wallets and larger accessories are tagged with the publication date of the comic(s) used when available and the date it was crafted.�

Belinda Darr, Moonlit Made Bags & Gifts “My bag business is 11 years old. It all started with a little vintage coin purse frame and a pattern from a Japanese craft book that I couldn’t read. Since then, I’ve sold to over 37 countries and 48 out of 50 states. While my line has expanded, that little coin purse is still the heart of my bag line. Today, my favorite fabrics are those I’ve collected over the years: Harris Tweed woolens, cut velvet upholstery and Liberty of London prints. I have graduated to one-of-a-kind large tote bags with matching accessories as well as a larger variety of metal purse frames for crossbody and clutch styles. 2020 has been a challenge—and an opportunity to include some non-bag styles. I have recently added essential oil bags, project bags and wristlets to the assortment.”

Jennifer Couch, Jenci “One of a kind bags and purses made from recycled vintage tweed, rescued fabric scraps and renewable cork tree bark. The reclaimed nature of these bags is a perfect way to show off your commitment to upcycling and sustainability.�

Florence Smith, Djoi Designs “Djoi Designs is a home based company in Pittsburgh that creates leather handbags, leather goods, and leather jewelry for art and handcrafted lovers who enjoy expressing their individuality. The bags are handmade and designed organically, thus creating a unique and timeless one of a kind handbag. The leather jewelry is also handmade and designed using European leather and components. The leather jewelry is unique, stylish, and timeless and compliments the artisan leather handbags.�

Abbe Coury, Just an E Just an E specializes in handbags, purses, wallets, accessories, and home decor. Using unique, colorful prints and patterns, along with bold, fresh materials such as cork and faux leather, Abbe crafts pieces that are personalized and eye-catching. These items range from sophisticated to whimsical. With Just an E, Abbe believes you can make a statement with your accessories and organize with flair!Â

Kelsey Meyer, Threadbare “Threadbare specializes in items that make your home and life more beautiful, fun, and environmentally sustainable.�


Katie Wiebe, SEWKatieCo “I sew unique and sustainable items for you and your home, using a mix of UPcycled and new materials. My favorite UPcycled materials to work with are wool sweaters and denim. Being able to transform these materials into something new and usable is my favorite part of the process.�

Susie Rush, Oak & Arbor “Oak & Arbor offers limited edition, quality, handmade goods that are perfect for gifting or for yourself. Items offered by Oak & Arbor include reusable drawstring gift bags (for eco-friendly gift wrapping), zipper pouches that can be used for anything from cosmetics to fiber arts projects, reusable cloth face masks, and special home decor items. We take immense pride in providing good quality items that you will be proud to show off! We use high quality materials and put time and effort into making every item special.�

Dawn Shimp, Fashionsplatter “I make one of a kind crocheted accessories for dogs, their humans, and the home. My designs are inspired by vintage fashion and decor, and also dogs.�

Adam Nelson, The Daggerfish Gear Co. “Daggerfish Handreels are minimalist backpacking fishing kits complete with everything you need to catch a wild trout. Crafted from solid American hardwood and weighing under 5 oz, these ultra light fishing rods are perfect for backpackers, paddlers, travelers and anglers, and come ready-to-go with a lead-free bait and tackle kit. Discover the joys of fishing simply, and find the confidence and calm that comes from remote mountain lakes and secret trout streams. With a Daggerfish in hand, there’s no limit to where you can go.”

Ashley Aranda, Papyrusaurus “Papyrusaurus makes a wide variety of home decor, stationery and accessories, inspired by and made from the stories that inspire us all.�

Jessica Bennett, Letterpress Jess “Letterpress Jess creates cute, crass and smart ass letterpress greetings and stationery, art prints, gifts, accessories and more. Every piece from Letterpress Jess is hand printed (one at a time) on vintage Chandler & Price printing

Sheena Mays, Shemazing Designs “Sheena Mays of Shemazing Designs is the Sorceress of Snark. She is a hand letterer and sketch note artist from Akron with a love for color and words-sometimes foul. Find cards, stickers and fabulous snarky gifts that say exactly what you were thinking.�

Amelia Kieras, Amelia Kieras Paper Arts “I create pop up cards, 3D layered cut paper art, stationary, hand bound picture books, and paper toys, featuring all sorts of weird, strange, and cute illustrations. To create my imagery, I start with a sketch, scan it, and then build the final illustration from a collage of original photography and digital painting techniques. I print, cut, and assemble the artwork in my Pittsburgh based home studio, using archival pigment-based giclee printing and heavyweight matte papers. My imagery is inspired by childhood memories and imaginings, folk tales, fairy tales, and dreams.�

Simran Khaira, SquidCat, Ink “If you love animals and you love puns, then we have the perfect cards for you! SquidCat, Ink creates hilarious cards and prints from artist Simran Khaira’s original watercolor paintings. Made in Columbus, Ohio with 100% recycled paper!”

Danielle Capotosto, Dippity and Snark “Dippity and Snark is an independent design studio offering cards, stationery and illustrated goods. Dippity and Snark was created by Akron, Ohio native Danielle, a graphic designer and illustrator. Each design is drawn by hand and features Danielle’s signature sense of humor. You’ll find so many fun goodies from stickers and stuffies to sassy greeting cards. Dippity and Snark is your one stop gift shop!”

Kate Kehoe, ChicalooKate “The main goal of ChicalooKate has been to add color and laughter to the world. And a whole lot of swear words. It is about balance.”

Lora DiFranco, Free Period Press “Free Period Press creates bright and playful products to help you slow down, unplug, and take care. Whether you’re looking to unwind with a coloring book, stick to new habits with our Habit Calendar, or add some motivational stickers to your laptop, our bright and playful products will help you stay grounded in a hyper-connected world.”

Sarah & Erica Kurfis, Snarky Pants Studios “We make snarky things for snarky people! Our products include greeting cards, postcards, enamel pins, stickers, and achievement badges for dogs and cats!�

Lindsay Schmittle, Gingerly Press “Under the Gingerly Press name, I create colorful and geometric letterpress paper products. I’m inspired by everyday mindfulness and our connections to each other and our surrounding natural world. I am also inspired by the historical power of the printing press to create positive social change. I use handset metal and wood type as well as carved plywood blocks and found textures to create my line of art prints, greeting cards, handbound journals, and advocacy posters. Each of my products is printed on 100% recycled paper. Each product also helps plant a tree through The National Forest Foundation.”

Rachel Murawski, RachIllustrate, LLC “RachIllustrate, LLC is an illustration and design shop which sells a variety of original and pop culture artwork. Primarily focused on all things cute and colorful, this shop sells a variety of products ranging from greeting cards and sticker packs, to fabric lanyards and enamel pins. Custom art is also available where you can get your pets, family, friends, or significant others drawn, which can be a very popular gift around the holidays!�

Dalia Erney, Dalia Jean Designs, LLC “Over the past number of years, my business has grown and is following the path of my most recent projects, including self-publishing my first children’s book, Be Still, Love Nature. I am also a watercolor artist who specializes in pets, architecture, and portraits. I sell a variety of handmade goods and gifts that cater to the nature lover and animal lover. Lastly, I make jewelry that is mostly made of sterling silver and stones that embodies my love of nature.�

Susan Hazel Rich, Hazelmade “Hazelmade is a collection of illustrated paper and home goods by Susan Hazel Rich. Each design is thoughtfully hand-drawn and carefully paired with the highest quality environmentally friendly papers, durable cotton fabrics, and minimal earth friendly packaging. Hazelmade is proud to be Midwest / USA Made, with USA sourced materials whenever possible. These products are functional pieces of art with bold colors, fresh florals, and a modern twist on vintage themes; they are a beautiful addition to any home.�

Kerry Wills, 1cre8ivemess “I specialize in all occasion greeting cards! Some designers create one design and then have it mass produced, but what makes me unique is that each and every single card is made from scratch by hand. I offer a wide variety of designs and am always willing to create custom orders. I’m a firm believer in sharing as much [handmade] happiness as possible and my favorite way to do this is with cards. A text, tweet and email will be lost within minutes, but cards are something that continue to stand the test of time. I’m passionate about the ripple effect—starting something small and watching it grow into a wave.”

Jen Watson, Bud and Bowl “Bud and Bowl is a woman-owned small batch pottery business based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. We hand make beautifully designed ceramics for your kitchen, home, and gar-

Mary Clark, Tiny Cloud Ceramics “Tiny Cloud Ceramics is the name of the Akron-based one person ceramic studio of Mary Clark. Mixing kawaii style with a dash of 50’s surface design, she produces functional ceramic works that are as unique as they are fun. Each piece is handmade with freehand carved designs of doofy animals, rude phrases, and abstractions of skies. Her ever evolving work features candy coloring, unique shapes, and is best described as eccentrically beautiful.”

Abby Berkson, Abby Berkson Ceramics “I love creating everyday favorites -- the mugs, bowls, and plates you reach for first when you open the kitchen cabinet. Pots that feel good in your hand and make you smile. All my work is thrown on the potter’s wheel and hand-decorated using hand-drawn underglaze transfer and slip-painting. My surface designs range from vibrant rainbow stripes to lovely botanical patterns to cute animals.�

Kate Marchand, Stone + Sparrow “Stone + Sparrow is a small-batch ceramics business that forges handmade and wheel-thrown goods with a focus on minimalism and functionality. Each piece goes through an iterative design process where it is stripped down to its essential elements. The final designs are crafted and detailed into pieces intended to wear well over time.�

Shelly Cubarney, Shelly Cubarney Pottery “My porcelain pottery giftware is handmade, one piece at a time in my Zelienople, PA studio. Each piece is its own unique artwork, as no two are alike. I use images, photographs, leaves and ferns from the woods that surround my studio to create the layered fossil effect impressions of my pieces. I use a special earthy colorant in my pottery – recovered iron and manganese runoff that once polluted Pennsylvania streams caused by abandoned mine drainage. The recovered minerals have been painstakingly reclaimed and repurposed into pigments that I use during my glazing process, enhancing the natural texture of my design. All work is dishwasher safe and microwaveable.”

Halley Immelt, Ice + Dust Pottery “Ice + Dust Pottery sells cute, brightly colored, speckled ceramics for coffee fans and farmhouse kitchens. Our pottery makes great gifts for all occasions, and our state mugs are perfect for realtors, housewarmings and relatives who celebrate local areas! Made in Columbus, Ohio, by potter Halley Immelt.�

Amanda Wolf, Wolf’s Den Pottery “Wolf’s Den Pottery creates porcelain products for the home. Each piece is wheel thrown or hand built by artist Amanda Wolf. The pieces are all decorated with nature inspired designs that are applied by hand painting stamping and sprigs. Popular products are mugs, planters, bowls and vases. Each piece is microwave and

Karen McKee, robyn’s nest pottery “I am a studio potter working primarily in porcelain for over fifteen years. In addition to using the wheel, I also include slab construction and the decorative use of sculptural elements. I use Mishima, stencils, glazes and underglazes to decorate my work. Birds, bees, flowers and hummers find their way onto my pots in lively brushwork and color.”

Jada Taylor, Mixd Fashion “HANDMADE streetwear for the unstoppable babes. Mixd Fashion was started in 2014, and since the beginning the driving philosophy for Mixd is to show the world what women are, what they can be, and what they dream to be. Thus our motto, “Don’t let the world define you by one category, show your Mixd girl,” was created. Mixd Fashion’s goal is to break the rules of athleisure wear, by making fun and girl power the heart of the brand. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, our high end garments are custom made from patterns, and fittings, to the final product. A Mixd Fashion piece stands by our imaginative use of color and textures, with an underlying sporty theme, and always is inspired by girl power and fun.”

Andrea Howell, Tidal Cool “Tidal Cool is a fashion and lifestyle experience pulling global inspiration from prints, patterns, and techniques to create clothing, jewelry, and henna art. Fashion artist Andrea Howell, designer/maker behind the label, uses fine tailoring and attention to detail to create bold, timeless garments. The last three Tidal Cool collections debuted during Accra Fashion Week in Ghana, fusing African textiles with American design. Tidal Cool is global, connecting cultures through

Michelle Lake Romary, Michelle Romary Apparel “Michelle Romary Apparel is an online fashion boutique brimming with eyecatching, handmade clothing and accessories. Michelle, a singer-songwriter with a propensity for fashion design and sewing, creates both stageworthy outfits, everyday cardigans, cropped cardi-jackets, unisex scarves for all seasons, unisex face savers for lovers (and haters) of winter, bold statement fabric earrings as part of her Charity Collection, colorful zipper and envelope clutches, vegan keychain guitar pick pouches, and A LOT of face masks! A lifelong philanthropist, she donates 50% of her Charity Collection proceeds, 100+ winter face savers a year, and funds raised from her fleece animal toys to her favorite local charities benefiting homeless individuals and animals.�

Lauren Sims, Selvedge Rose “I make classic, wearable clothing from vintage American fabric that is carefully sourced and researched for the manufacturing markings on its selvedge. Each finished piece is labeled with information gleaned about the era, region, or mill where its cloth was woven, bringing visibility to America’s rich history of textile manufacturing. In 2020, Selvedge Rose proudly welcomed Xmittens (a brand developed by Pittsburgh artist Amber Coppings as her solution to working in a chilly studio) to its family. Xmittens’ fleece is made from recycled plastic, bringing the story of American textile manufacture into the present.”

Tori Tedesco, Little Birdie Design Studio “Founded in 2009, Little Birdie Design Studio has grown from a crafting hobby into an established company that specializes in hand-knit statement pieces. Each product has been hand-knit from a custom design pattern created by owner/designer, Tori Tedesco. LBDS values the art of knitting and the process it takes to create each individual piece. Every item is handcrafted with attention to detail, giving each finished product a personalized touch. Our mission is to combine the craft of knitting with the world of fashion accessories. LBDS provides both stylish and functional quality goods, that are authentically designed and affordable..�

Julie Zaichuk-Ryan, South Atlantic Stitching Company “Fabric is my world, and I live to find beautiful combinations that turn an old-fashioned craft into a crisp, clean art form. There’s a space between traditional quilt design and minimalism, and that is where I like to be. Bright colors, bold neutrals, simple shapes, dainty florals– to me, these create the perfect combination for a modern home. I am fascinated by the most traditional techniques of needlecraft; hand-stitching is my preferred method, taking time to make every stitch just right.

Jenna Gordon, Awesome by Jenna “Hi! Do you like pop culture? Sarcasm? Are you a big nerd? A proud feminist? We are best friends now. Awesome by Jenna is your one stop shop for handmade embroidered hoops, DIY kits, masks, and other fabric goods that are themed around those awesome topics!�

Chelsea Nelson, Auburn Hoops “Auburn Hoops are an upgrade from your traditional embroidery hoop. With our patented technology our hoops not only hold fabric taut for smoother stitching but also frame your art with style! We also offer a variety of patterns and kits for all your embroidery needs!�

Terri Galloway, Busy Hook Happy Heart “Busy Hook Happy Heart was born from the joy that I have for all things yarn. Creating items for people that are useful and helping them look their best is the driving force behind this business. I make functional, modern knit and crochet items that are cozy, soft and stylish. I only use yarn that passes my softness test- if it feels scratchy, I won’t use it! I work with a wide array of colors, so there is something for everyone.”

Alison Bank, Valleys and Rivers Handmade “Valleys and Rivers Handmade consists of woven wall art and macramé pieces handmade with love by Pittsburgh fiber artist Alison Bank. Valleys and Rivers Handmade aims to bring a modern twist to woven tapestries and macramé décor. Alison uses various textures, fibers, and techniques to create these one of a kind pieces, and she isn’t afraid of a pop of color! Inspired by her love for thrifting, Alison loves to incorporate secondhand fabrics and fibers into her pieces for a special touch. In addition to wall hangings, other products include coasters, plant hangers, wine totes, yoga mat straps, keychains, table runners, garland, rear view mirror ornaments, and much

Marina Johnson, Freckles and Clover Needle Felted Goods “Freckles and Clover Needle Felted Goods creates decorative objects, art for the wall, ornaments, and other useful items. Working with wool from sheep, humanely raised in the United States, Freckles and Clover shows reverence to these wonderful animals, incorporating its signature sheep into several different designs. Marina Johnson’s art evokes a feeling of warmth and nostalgia. Her work has a dense, solid form and texture. This firm and tight nature of her creations contributes to their beauty, durability, and longevity”


Founded 2004 “Cleveland Bazaar is northeast Ohio’s longest-running indie handmade show. We’ve been championing makers, artists and local small businesses for sixteen years. Each year we feature hundreds of artists throughout the year at our Valentine event, a dozen summer events across from the West Side Market and three holiday shows, culminating in our annual 2-day event at 78th Street Studios where the show got its start.”

Travis Paul, Paul Family Farms “Paul Family Farms is a 155 year old family farm, producing pure Pennsylvania maple products and raw honey. Along with our traditional wood-fired maple syrup, some of our fan favorites include bourbon barrel-aged maple syrup, spring and fall raw honey, maple sugar, maple cream, and BBQ Maple rubs.

Chris Charek, Tea Dude “Tea Dude offers unique hand blended teas. Using an extensive background in the culinary arts, the dude balances every flavor personally. If you like tea, Tea Dude has something for you!�

Wesley The Keeper Akron Honey “Akron Honey is an exciting flavor company. We were founded on the idea that mind-blowing flavor could exist in honey. We took a bold step to create it by starting two urban apiaries, while building better communities and places within our own neighborhoods. For us, it was never just about a jar of honey; instead it is about that moment you sink your teeth into your favorite dish and realize that the flavor just ex-

Clark Pope, Pope’s Kitchen “Tasty sauces, cocktail mixes, award winning Bloody Mary mixes and a new cocktail book!”

Tracy Hedges-Kline, Damn Good Jam “Damn Good Jam kicks up the jam and jelly game. We use whiskey, tequila and wine along with fresh fruit to provide your taste buds with a sensational flavor. You can use them as marinades, in desserts, as a glaze, and even on morning toast. One taste and you will know why it’s called Damn Good Jam.”

Bissell Maple Farm “Pure Maple Syrup from our trees to your table for over 100 years, we take pride in making Ohio maple products for local consumers. Nate Bissell is a sixth-generation maple farmer, also known as a Maple-Head! What’s special about Bissell Maple Farm: flavor, innovation and our ability to do difficult maple syrup projects well. Check out these crowd-pleasers— Bourbon Barrel Aged Pure Maple Syrup and Ghost Pepper Maple Syrup. Bissell Bourbon Barrel Aged syrup gains flavor from charred oak barrels, producing a smooth-flavored syrup that brings food to life! Each bottle is hand-dipped in wax for a beautiful presentation and gourmet gift. A wonderful glaze for salmon or ham, a scrumptious drizzle over brussel sprouts, and a natural sweetener for coffee or tea, syrup is no longer limited to the breakfast table.

Tanya Green, Juliabelles Seasonings, Rubs & Mixes “Juliabelle’s Seasonings, Rubs & Mixes makes quick, easy cooking solutions with exceptional flavor. Our product line includes our signature seasoning blends that can be used to create your own unique sauces, pastes, oils & dips. Our baking and side dish mixes can all be prepared by adding 2-3 simple ingredients. At Juliabelle’s we use no GMOs, MSG, artificial colors, flavors or preservatives, and we offer salt-free and sugar-free options. Our products make excellent gift for cooks, aspiring chefs, foodies or for that hard to shop for individual.”

Cassandra Fear, Fear’s Confections “Fear’s Confections makes a wide variety of geeky and gourmet handmade chocolates. Caramels, toffees, truffles, and pecan turtles are just a small sampling of what we create, along with various sci-fi themed creations from many fandoms. All of the products offered are made in small batches using the freshest possible ingredients with no additional preservatives, giving them a truly homemade essence. My products as well as my store reflect my rockabilly personality through a clearly vintage feel, with a splash of modern edge. Everything is made by hand with the care most expect to have been long forgotten by today’s mass produced disposable society. Fear’s Confections—where modern meets nostalgia.”

Rhiannon Blahnik, Sweet Thing Baked Goods “Sweet Thing Baked Goods specializes in elaborately decorated sugar cookies, crispy meringues, and meltin-your-mouth shortbread. The holidays are hectic, so let me do the baking for you!�

Bob + Kristin Barnes sweet bean “A Cleveland chocolate company since 2014. Focusing on handmade filled chocolates and single-origin, bean to bar chocolate, with the occasional marshmallow or other confection, we create the treats we love to eat. We hope you love them too!�

Samuel Trohman, NOSH Butters “Ohio-based, NOSH Butters wants you to snack outside the box with our craft nut butters. Natural originals to satisfy your hunger are what we do best. Established in 2018, NOSH began with a single food processor and a pantry full of nuts in our home kitchen, and quickly evolved into a small-batch manufacturing operation with commercial quality standards. We strive to deliver high quality, innovative snack products and serve as a positive force in our community and the food universe. Our blends are plant based, gluten free, palm oil free, wholesome and delicious.�

Joshua Sheets, Ol’ Dirty Sheets’ Hot Sauce “Ol’ Dirty Sheets’ Hot Sauce is a small batch, craft hot sauce company based in Wooster, Ohio. We start with simple and natural ingredients that are layered together to create our hot sauce and spice rub recipes. All products are made, hand bottled, and labeled with love by our family. We make hot sauce for hot sauce people.”

Nicole Lazar, Health Junkie Elderberry Syrup “Health Junkie Elderberry Syrup is a delicious superfood boost, and a favorite during cold and flu season! Handcrafted with pure, simple ingredients and sweetened with local honey or maple syrup, it can be enjoyed with sparkling water, yogurt, pancakes, tea, coffee, or on its own. Flavors include kid-friendly Sassy Cinnamon and Cheeky Tart Cherry, as well as the spicy Bold Ginger. Made in Cleveland by a woman-owned small business.�

Brian Griffin, Chocolate Fusion “Chocolate Fusion is a gourmet fudge and artisan chocolate company! We specialize in a wide variety of gourmet fudge flavors (including vegan), and are known for our delicious Belgian chocolates including our hand-painted artisan truffles, vegan chocolates, toffee almond bark, and our mouth-watering caramel pecan turtles!�

Julia and Joe Sterne, Obvious Coffee Company “We are a small batch specialty coffee company looking to make good coffee more accessible to everyone. We keep things simple with three delicious roasts and make sure your beans are as fresh as can be.�

Jodi Danyo, Cherry Valley Organics “Cherry Valley Organics is a USDA certified organic farm in Burgettstown, PA. We grow, harvest, and hand-bag all of our herbal teas, infuse our herbs into vinegars, and produce dried herbal products to extend our season. In addition to sustainable farming practices, we also use compostable, recyclable, and non-toxic packaging.�

Marcus Coleman, Peer Pantry “After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, I earned two Masters of Arts degrees in Organizational Management and Family and Community Nutrition Education. After various careers working in the private and education sector I became a nutritionist, and I pursued an opportunity in social services that fueled my passion for impacting the health and wellness of others and started Peer Pantry. �

Anne Hillson Kennedy, The Hillson Nut Company “The Hillson Nut Company, started by my grandfather in 1935, remains a custom nut roaster of nuts for the ice cream industry and individual customers right here in Cleveland. The best quality nutmeats, cold stored until ordered, then roasted and salted to perfection!�

Eric Buzard, Threadbare Cider “Using small, regional orchards as our suppliers, we craft a wide array of fresh, interesting and sometimes surprising flavors of alcoholic apple ciders. From our barrel aged dry cider to our cider made with a rose wine in mind, we are always coming up with new ways to delight the palate, all while using fresh ingredients and never adding sugars to the sweetness that nature already provided in the apples!�

Melissa Vertosick Harry, Leaf & Twig, LLC “Leaf & Twig started from two beliefs. I believe that tea can change your world and that herbs are powerful allies for our journey towards a well lived and healthy life. Every one of my hand-crafted loose leaf teas and tisanes are created using organic ingredients and with you in mind. For me, loose leaf tea cultivates slowing down, creating mindfulness, and enjoying a daily ritual to promote wellness. Savoring the actions of preparing the cup, enjoying the aroma as the tea and herbs unfurl, and truly tasting the flavor of the tea. I want to provide space for you to explore and enjoy the powerful daily practice of preparing and savoring loose leaf teas and tisanes.�

Autumn Johnson, The Pierogi Lady “We are a small, local pierogi company. We make over 100 varieties of pierogi by hand. We make traditional varieties but also like to get creative with our recipes. We sell our pierogi frozen in packs of 6 or 12 (minis) along with other ethnic dishes such as paprikash, haluski and kielbasa.” For many of our artists it isn’t a holiday show until Autumn arrives. We spend most of our show season eating her food at area events and we love it so much. Since we can’t be together this season, order for home delivery and like us you can pretend to be at the show, too. Click through to her Facebook page for updated weekly menus like this one and delivery info!

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Carol Sedora, Aunt Carol’s Gourmet Dip “Dry dip packets; savory, sweet, and oil.”

Dave Romesburg, hGrace Confections, LLC Handcrafted, nostalgic confection favorites. Creamydelicious, melt-in-your-mouth caramels from yesteryear, perfected with all-natural ingredients of today! Nostalgic/ traditional caramel-rich ESPRESSO, CHAI, CRISPYS, CHOCOLATEY, along with other natural flavors. Chocolate confections include our signature MALTLETS. MALTLETS is our version of a decadent malted milk chocolate! Cuppa bars are a creamy milk or semi dark chocolate infused with coffee, available with cashews or pecans. Take a flavorful step back to enjoy handcrafted confections. Made from the heart with all natural ingredients you can

Joy Skarupa, SubRosa Tea “We sell gourmet looseleaf tea, blooming tea and matcha perfect for gift giving. Our tea is hand-blended using only organicallygrown and all-natural ingredients. Pairing with the best tea accessories, you’ll find gift sets galore available for shipping anywhere in the US.”

Jennifer Worden, Jennifer L Worden Arts “I use post-consumer glassware in the creation of my art. Conferring a new, unexpected life to bottles, jars and discarded dishware is the inspiration that makes this work possible. I melt, fuse and reshape glass to create utterly unique pieces designed to please the eye, engage the mind and encourage a sustainable perspective.�

Trisha Roberts, Artisan Embers “Artisan Embers is a hand crafted home fragrance company founded in Cleveland, Ohio. We specialize in candles, wax melts, and air fresheners. We hand prepare our products one by one to ensure the most exquisite quality control. All of our products are made from mostly the best locally sourced ingredients. Our fragrance catalog is always growing and changing with the seasons. We hope this shows in our work. .”

Arianna Posa, Aria Bella Candles “Aria Bella Candles is a soy candle company in Pittsburgh, PA operating since 2015. Their focus is on creating fun, high-quality, natural products to put a smile on your face. All of their products are lead, paraffin, and dye-free and are created with American-grown soy wax, cotton wicks, and phthalate-free fragrance oils. Fun scents for the holiday season include Holiday Hangover and Cookies for Santa.�

Jennifer Ingram, Pittsburgh Candle Works “I created Pittsburgh Candle Works as a way to bring creativity and light into your home through candles that are healthy to burn, and smell amazing. I create simple, artistic soy candles that add to the mood and decor of your home, making your home smell good.�

Katelyn Busse, Brightwise Candles

“Brightwise Candles specializes in high quality, small batch, hand-poured artisan candles for the domestic enthusiast with a minimalist aesthetic. All of our candles are made with clean burning 100% soy and draw inspiration from the natural world. The Botanical Series features refined fragrances that could be found picking herbs from a garden, walking through the woods, or exploring the tropics.�

Lindsey Mitchell, White Fox Black Koi Candle Co. “We believe that everyone deserves to have their room smell awesome. With that mission in mind, we want to help people find that smell that will brighten their whole day, bring back good memories, or help them relax. Our main goal is to spread creativity, good vibes, and great smells. All of our candles are made using 100% soy wax in our North Canton studio, hand poured, small-batch style.�

Michelle Liller, Furbish & Fire Candle Co. “Give the perfect gift - whether it’s home town pride, an inspiring quote from an old friend, or a witty saying that tickles your funny bone. At Furbish & Fire Candle Co., we take pride in providing a high-quality, 100% soy candle that has been refurbished from an empty wine bottle. Choose from hundreds of ready-made label designs or use our free design service to create a unique design just for you.”

Rachel Whitcomb, rosmarino candles “rosmarino candles is a one-woman operation specializing in long lasting and non toxic candles, lovingly handpoured in small batches and finished off in recyclable, compostable, and plastic free packaging.�

Kate Walsh, Peripeti Home “Peripeti is an all-natural home fragrance line with soy candles, reed diffusers, wax melts, and room sprays. We design our own fragrances using essential oils and non-toxic ingredients. My goal is to offer unique fragrance combinations in safe and convenient products. We offer a unisex line, pet line and have added a lot of new scents as well as a DIY Refill Kits. These are a fun way to make your own candle and reuse your Peripeti vessel. We also offer spray hand sanitizer with a plant based ethyl alcohol (that meets requirements and isn’t banned! Made in the USA) with added thieves essential oil for extra protection. We also offer organic beeswax tapers that are a nice addition to a holiday table + traditions.”


Founded 2008 “Crafty Mart supports local artists, makers and artisans by providing opportunities to learn how to refine and expand their creative businesses through education and markets. Crafty Mart has hosted annual handmade markets and events for local and regional makers and artists to sell their work for the last 12 years! Crafty Mart also offers unique programming, The Maker Sessions, to assist Makers in understanding and expanding their creative businesses. Crafty Mart also works hard to advocate the importance of shopping local and handmade in our community by spotlighting and elevating the artists and makers we support. Crafty Mart works hard to build important, meaningful and authentic partnerships with like minded organizations and businesses to impact creative networking for our community, shoppers and makers.�

Leah Brow / Paul Beaver, Light Up Labs “We make lamps. Wall lamps, table lamps, pendant lamps, floor lamps...anything in the lighting category, we’re open to trying. We especially love making lamps out of things that used to be something else. Most of our lamps are made with interesting looking or nostalgic items from the past. While attempting to preserve their original form, we give these discarded objects a new life someone can enjoy. As we continue to expand our shop inventory, our commitment to using as many repurposed materials in the construction of our lamps has only intensified. Instead of buying new sockets, switches, plugs or other fixture components, we make every effort to use salvaged materials in order to decrease our carbon footprint and excess waste. It may not be feasible to transform all the junk in the world into a sweet lamp, but piece by piece, we’re willing to give it a try.”

Jessica Skinner, JBurgess Designs “Inspired by my grandpa, I reimagine pre-loved furniture and use reclaimed wood to create one of a kind designs. The goal at JBurgess Designs is to be zero waste so all scraps are used to make additional home decor items such as fabric bowls, floor poofs, and candle holders.�

Amanda Preske, Circuit Breaker Labs “Circuit Breaker Labs transforms e-waste into ornaments, custom art, and small gifts. We seek to highlight the beauty in science and technology by mindfully creating products using upcycled circuit boards, resistors, capacitors, and keyboards.�

Aaron Novak and Glenn Miller, Whiskertin “Whiskertin is a handcrafted lighting company from Akron Ohio. All of our lamps have their own unique style, and function. Table lamps, floor lamps, pendants, and our popular skateboard lamps are sure to get you lit!�

Jackie Way, up and a WAY designs “up and a WAY designs refashions used, authentic burlap coffee bean sacks from various countries around the world and turns them into unique burlap baskets, wine totes, tote bags, and home decor. Because the coffee sacks are upcycled and the linings and accent fabrics are often repurposed remnants, everything that is designed and sewn is a one of a kind, sustainable original.�

Christopher Janssen & Marisa Golden Janssen, CJ7 Designs LLC “CJ7 Designs, LLC upcycles old into new. We create unique statement pieces for the home out of industrial and found items that no longer serve their intended purpose thereby helping the planet through the decrease of waste and the promotion of reusable items. With an appreciation for doing things by hand each item is handmade and heartmade..�

Amy Burke, Amy Burke Mosaics “I make colorful, high-quality, handmade mosaics. Most of my work is functional home decor (mirrors, coasters, photo frames, etc.), but I also make various decorative wall art and plaques. I ensure that my pieces last for years and remain beautiful by using solid, sturdy wooden or MDF bases, high-grade beveled mirrors and stained glass, and other durable materials. My finished products have very clean edges, so they look polished from any angle. I also employ bold designs and colors, resulting in a very unique style. My work has become increasingly popular over the past year, and I am often contacted by people for special orders for items such as address plaques, photo frames, decorative plaques, and table tops.�

Shelly Picard, Neighborhood Blonde “Neighborhood Blonde offers home decor and personal products made from vintage and repurposed materials. These goods are functional, but also communicate a person’s unique sense of style as most items are one-of-a-kind. Products such as book hooks, jewelry organizers, and barn wood frames have great vintage character and promote a positive environmental lifestyle. Creator Shelly Picard connects people to the past, giving reclaimed materials a second life and helping people create a home they love.”

Deborah Abramson, SlainteHome “SlainteHome (Slancha), is the Irish for “good cheer”. SlainteHome was created to make what we like to call “functional art” for the home; wood cutting and serving boards, coat racks, mirrors, bulletin boards, mantles, barn doors and of course furniture. Everything we make is from local hardwoods or reclaimed lumber. Recently we have expanded the SlainteHome brand to include unique gift items, original artwork and custom apparel with our signature Celtic flair.”

JP & Son Woodcraft “JP & Son Woodcraft is a family craft with father and son teaming up on a lathe to create a wide variety of wood and acrylic hand-turned items. JP is an Army veteran that started to learn woodcraft in high school and began crafting again two years ago with the creativity and support of his son. It’s a true family craft with everyone taking a part.”

Elio Calabrese, Urban Planting Cleveland “Urban Planting Cleveland specializes in all things plants! Whether tropical foliage, handmade propagation stations or moss art we have all your biophilic desires in one place.�

Eric Strickland, Funky Designs Concrete Decor “I make unique, colorful, smooth jewelry and décor using pigmented concrete. I pour multiple colors of concrete into a variety of molds. Once they cure, I sand them, seal them, and turn them into one-of-a-kind functional works of art. I use stainless steel bezels and adornments to make jewelry that looks like nothing else. I also use this process to make stunning décor items like coaster sets, succulent planters, and hand-poured soy wax candles.”

Kelly Zalenski, Twinzzshop “I design and create hand sewn appliques on Onesies and t-shirts that celebrate twins, siblings, and all the single babies! My designs are often punny or celebrate local love (Ohio baby)�

Nicole Dupont, Morty’s Munchies “Morty’s Munchies is your place to find all-natural, homemade treats for your dog. The handmade biscuits and dog-safe candy are made with human grade ingredients without all the sugar, salt or preservatives. There is something for every doggo. We have grain-free, wheat-free, dairy-free, soy-free...everything but taste free!!”

Elizabeth Brandt, Paw Kids LLC “We have been creating fantastic slip through the collar bandanas for every occasion for the last seven years in many shows throughout the area. We specialize in cuteness overload to please every picky, hardest to dress pup and kitty... even the occasional pig. The products are made one by one and many special requests have been filled as well. We are in the business of bringing smiles and now with this new style of living we are spending most of our time making masks to match your pups/kitties. We have had to learn more about the internet than we would like to, but as long as we all stay safe and healthy, we will all be back next year!�

Krista Beitl, Chewlinka G.E.A.R. “We make custom t-shirts, car decals, collars, and bandanas for the dog lover in your life! Share your love of dogs with your friends, family, and loved ones. We make goodies that you can wear or put on your car to show everyone how much you love your dog. A portion of each sale at Chewlinka G.E.A.R. goes back to local animal rescue groups in Northeast Ohio.�

Erica Montejo, Tiny Erica Jewelry “Designed on paper, crafted by hand, and made to last, Tiny Erica Jewelry is a collection of sleek architectural 14k gold and sterling silver jewelry that empowers self expression and creativity within the wearer. Hand fabricated by Erica Montejo in her Cleveland, Ohio studio, the line is influenced by forms and textures found in nature and combines organic silhouettes with a streamlined geometric aesthetic. The resulting collection is luxurious, playful, and fun to wear, and a testament of Tiny Erica Jewelry ‘s commitment to its customers and the creative process.”

Alexander Draven, The ExCB “The ExCB is the proud creator of hand forged timepieces and fine sterling silver jewelry for anyone looking for uniqueness and quality. Whether it is a custom order or a production item, every piece is meticulously designed and constructed by Alexander Draven from start to finish.�

Jess Donnelly, Papillon Handcrafted “Papillon Handcrafted is a one-woman show, operated by Jessica Donnelly. Jessica is a self-taught metalsmith who is passionate about conservation and travel. She creates new collections each month, which focus on either a destination, an insect, or an environmental movement. Her jewelry studio is eco-friendly and sustainable, and each quarter a portion of profits are donated to an environmental organization that promotes collective impact.�

Christina Krautz, Splishy Splash Craft “I think that jewelry should be classic, modern, and timeless all at the same time. Making my own makes all of this possible. The stones already have a story to tell, then the fabrication process continues this story before it becomes a finished piece of jewelry. I tend to have a modern old pawn ascetic due to my love of vintage and turquoise, and I hope this gives my jewelry a chance to continue to build its story for lifetimes to come. I hand fabricate all of my sterling silver jewelry. Everything starts as sterling sheet and wire and I fabricate from that point, right down to my jump rings and clasps. When stamping on my work, it is done with Native American made stamps. My enamel work is done on hand-cut copper. With that colorful vintage style in mind, you will need a place to keep your new jewelry, so I recycle hand-cut lawn chair webbing into small zipper cases for its protection.�

Sarah Pierce, Pierce Jewelry “Pierce Jewelry offers a wide variety of handcrafted, original items. All of the jewelry is created using sterling silver, 14K gold and gemstones. Each piece starts out as basic wire or sheet and is then cut, manipulated, formed, soldered, hammered, finished and set as needed. Many of the designs feature the signature leaf shape and hammer texture, which ensures that each piece is truly one of a kind and original.�

Martha Stewart, B. Radley “B. Radley Ceramic Jewelry has become known for its bright colors, pops of metallic, and now this year, fun graphic patterns! In her tiny home studio in Cleveland, OH, Martha Stewart creates all her own clay cutters and molds by hand.�

Lindsay Williams, Avert Adornments “Avert Adornments is a handmade jewelry brand inspired by blending the style of my two grandmothers, with nothing old fashioned about it! My work is uniquely characterized by hand painted, hand cut, and laser engraved leather, suede (and faux suede for our vegan friends) fringe, and tassels. I primarily make earrings, but have been growing my collection of necklaces this season! My work is set off by natural stones and vintage beads, as well as warm gold, copper and brass accents. I specialize in sizable statement pieces, but also make more understated & everyday smaller pieces for customers who prefer them.�

Nikki Lundberg, Odyssey & Oddities “Odyssey & Oddities is a statement jewelry line that’s inspired by styles of the past and made for today’s trendsetter. My colorful and sometimes strange designs are composed of fringe, vintage beads and findings, gemstones,and geometric shapes. After the covid-19 outbreak, I added unique hand sewn masks to my product line. Odyssey masks come in multiple sizes, and include vintage fabric patterns, colors, and fringe.”

Lucy Kelly, bel monili jewelry “bel monili creates bespoke jewelry designs using a unique combination of authentic vintage costume jewelry components with heirloom quality stones, beads, and findings.�

Taylor Jacobs, Taylor Jacobs Jewelry “Taylor Jacobs Jewelry is fine art metal jewelry hand-crafted from start to finish by the artist in their home studio. Their line of work features neutral palettes (with the occasional pop of color) that allows for play within the wearer’s own fashion sense. Each piece is hand-cut with a jeweler’s saw from sheet metal. Taylor’s favorite part of making jewelry is the coloring process, known as powdering coating. It is a technique used mainly by the automotive industry and creates a sturdy, opaque color finish.”

Melissa O’Brien, Melissa O’Brien Designs “My passion for jewelry began as a young child rummaging through my grandmother’s old jewelry box filled with 1940’s costume jewelry. There was this magic transformation that happened when I would drape an oversized rhinestone necklace on my chest and that has stayed with me all this time. My inspiration comes from mostly nature, shapes and forms. I enjoy playing with the use of positive and negative space through various forming and fusing techniques. I enjoy designing and creating jewelry that is understated, modern, and wearable. I strive to create pieces that are casual enough to wear during the day but modern and elegant to transition into the evening.”

Pamela Lemons, Mostly Maille “Pamela began her jaunt into chainmaille jewelry after she came upon a beading magazine’s tutorial to make a simple chainmaille bracelet. She was captivated by the precise technique of linking small jump rings into necklaces, pendants, bracelets, and earrings. Pamela is a self-taught artist, learning primarily from online internet tutorials and magazines. She has since designed her own weaves and patterns. Using a butane torch, Pamela also fuses Argentium silver wire and sheet metal into her own jewelry designs. She always tries to incorporate the jump rings from her chainmaille weaving into her fused jewelry. Pamela designs her jewelry to cross fashion trend lines allowing her jewelry to be worn for years to come. It’s the jewelry you wear when you can’t decide what to wear!”

Shibani Faehnle, Bombay Taxi Boutique “Fun, color pop jewelry for women who want to make a statement!”

Hillary Bedell, Felicity “Felicity creates earrings to inspire, elevate, and cultivate joy! Felicity means “a state of happiness” and this is what I hope to cultivate via these earrings. I enjoy designing and creating beautiful products as a creative outlet. It is my hope these earrings can spark joy and inspiration in those who wear such a fun, beautiful accessory (especially on blah days). Hopefully, these products will inspire the wearers to spread happiness and beauty to others. Earrings also make a the perfect gift to remind someone they are special and loved.”

Katy Froeter, Solder & Sage “Solder & Sage is an adornment apothecary producing by hand jewelry, smudge kits and incense to allow customers to set daily, thoughtful intentions.�

Kerri O’Connor, Fleur de Life Jewelry “It is my passion to create captivating jewelry and cut stones that are alluring, versatile, and vibrant with the feelings of pure joy and inspiration - talismans or amulets to wear throughout the day. It is my intent that this will be passed on to the wearer. Why? If you are happy, you will naturally spread it like wildfire to everyone around you. And then they will feel good too! I use captivating, natural gemstones, lustrous sterling and fine silver, gold-filled and copper metals in my designs. Why? Historically precious stones and metals have been used to imbue leaders with strength, courage, will and other positive qualities. In today’s terms, precious metals and gemstones are eco-friendly. They are healthy, naturally beautiful, and feel wonderful against your skin.”

Sarah Daigneault, MetaMorph “Sarah Daigneault, designer and craftswoman behind MetaMorph, fabricates each piece of jewelry by hand in her Pittsburgh based jewelry studio out of solid metals, semi-precious stones and a wide range of other materials. Bringing bohemian back to where it belongs, Sarah is inspired to create a mix of fun, quirky and ethereal jewelry designed for free spirited people.�

Josselyn Crane, Falkora Jewelry “Falkora Jewelry is unusual jewelry that will give you above average confidence. Every piece is digitally conceived and hand finished, taking inspiration from historical art and architecture, fantasy and sci-fi movies, and the modern occult movement. Owner and designer, Josselyn Crane is a graduate of the Gemological Institute of America, and has been joyfully working in the jewelry industry since 2010. Josselyn chose CAD design and 3D printing technology to create jewelry because she has partial use of her right hand and many traditional jewelry fabrication techniques were inaccessible. Jewelry is her true passion, and she puts lots of love and attention into each piece. Her jewelry has evolved to include everything from 3D printed steel pieces to custom silver and gold and even bridal jewelry. She is skilled helping her clients realize their vision in custom projects, whatever style that may be. But the heart of the Falkora brand is unusual, edgy jewelry for confident women with fearless style.”

Lab Partners Jewelry “We enjoy making jewelry. We like to experiment with new techniques, new technologies, and new ideas. We love art, science, history and technology. We followed our passions and created Lab Partners Jewelry. A jewelry making studio that combines art, science, history, and technology into unique, beautiful and interesting jewelry. Jewelry that has a story to tell. Because experiments are stories. Some have a happy ending, some don’t, but all experiments are a journey of discovery and learning.”

Addy Neilson, Tangled Earth Arts “I make unique jewelry, art and accessories, using techniques based in both metalworking and chainmaille. Each piece is completely handmade using high quality materials such as copper, bronze, brass, stainless steel, and titanium. I specialize in copper patina, having developed my signature patterning techniques over the last 13 years, in addition to titanium anodizing, allowing each piece I create to be truly one of a kind.�

Lisa Parker, On The Rocks Designs “On The Rocks Designs creates one-of-a-kind, organic jewelry designs in sterling silver as well as niobium and titanium featuring handselected stones. Lisa’s techniques include lost wax casting, traditional metalworking, and anodizing for a look that is colorful and unique. Each piece is named after a classic cocktail.”

Jeanne Cherry, juNxtaposition “juNxtaposition is a jewelry and home~style brand with a lean towards the bohemian lifestyle. Our eco-luxury jewelry line incorporates found objects with new findings for an understated, simple design, bringing a sense of old soul and grace to inspire the new positive consciousness and love of the old. Vintage silver plated items are stamped letter by letter, combining the love of words in general with what we call ‘soul shine’, quirky expressive statements meant to bring joy to the recipient. juNx’s dictionary prints have shown up on walls in homes and offices around the world; simple, sweet, inspirational, graphic design that works in all environments.”

Sara Rockburn, 2 ODD BIRDS “2 ODD BIRDS is a culmination of an artist’s passion to bring you unique, nature-inspired jewelry. Completely sourced in the US, I hand pick each stone and start my process from there. I compliment my stones with brass that has been oxidized to give an aged-weathered appeal, as if the stones were dug from the ground. I do not strive to make pretty, shiny, and perfect; but more like Cleveland, my pieces are unique, raw, and have imperfections. My passion is to transform these pieces into beautiful wearable jewelry for you to love and appreciate.”

Beverly Vinch, Washed Ashore Jewelry “Historic Lake Erie beach glass and shipwreck pottery, jewelry and coastal art.”

Laura McGuinness Designs “Laura McGuinness makes one of a kind jewelry pieces using sterling silver and semi-precious gemstones. Laura is inspired by texture, nature, and color.�

SUPPORTING LOCAL What does it mean? We use the terms “shop local” and the like so often it’s almost lost its meaning. What do we really want to express when we say this, or encourage people to buy handmade? For one thing, more of your money stays in the community when you do. Amazon is not really hurting for cash, believe us, but your local artists are... especially after so many event cancellations this year. It means choosing to use local labor talent when possible. Akron artist and Crafty Mart board president Lindsey Jo Scott designed our graphics this year (you can visit her website and Instagram using the buttons below). It means one of a kind items you can’t find anywhere else. It means helping a small business realize their dreams. But you don’t have to spend a penny to help! (I mean, we hope you do, but...) Sharing social media posts by your favorite makers, recommending them for gigs (baskets full of tasty local food are a great corporate gift), even just liking their post and leaving a comment. It makes a difference, really! Find these and other graphics you can share at this link!

Jen Joyce “Pittsburgh emerging artist Jen Joyce has exhibited artwork in group shows including Art All Night and the Fort Pitt Museum. Jen is honored to have worked in collaboration with local businesses. Some of her favorites have been with Wigle Whiskey, and Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh. In 2019 Jen was engaged with Papyrus ‘ Artist in Residence Program. Jen received her BA in Psychology and Studio Arts from Kent State University and MA in Art Therapy with Specialization in Counseling from Seton Hill University. She works full-time as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Certified Art Therapist. She is currently creating portraits of the cities she loves and adds skylines as she travels to new destinations. Jen ‘s work expresses excitement and playfulness found in city living, architecture, and bridges. Jen also has been creating custom modern floral preservation of special occasion flowers. For this process she carefully dries clients’ flowers and casts them in resin, creating a glass-like remembrance of the special day.”

Chris Deighan, Chris Deighan Art LLC

“I make freehand ink drawings on paper that depict fictional scenes. They are either made up or are imaginary layouts of real places. For the art of real places, I like to incorporate architecture and history into the drawings. I reproduce my work by hand on a manual screen printing press. I print on paper, shirts, tote bags and fabric.�

Katie Ford, Fiber and Gloss “Fiber and Gloss is an art and gift brand that offers a range of original works and printed goods such as art prints, greeting cards, magnets, and more! All designs are either hand painted or illustrated digitally. I aim to celebrate the special places, moments, and memories in my customers’ worlds with a heavy dash of quirkiness and puns, especially with my map prints and greeting cards. All of my products are printed locally within the Midwest region on US sourced materials. Doubling as a full time art teacher, I started this business as my way of keeping a creative outlet for myself to make pieces that fed my own creative soul. I take great pride in being able to show my students it’s entirely possible to share your art with the world and make money doing it!”

Jennifer Talley, Jen Talley Design

“I create actively feminist, anti-patriarchy, anti-racist, super fun art inspired by pop culture and current events, because I believe art belongs everywhere and can be anything. I sketch an original design, complete line and colorwork digitally, and print and make everything I sell in my basement studio. I invested in an archival quality printer, magnet and button presses, and far more markers than anyone could ever use so that I can truly say everything is handmade one print or item at a time by me and my minions, er, that is, husband and adolescent children.�

Devon Cohen, Kibblewood Crafts “With botanical, critter, and fantasy inspired imagery, I make original paper cuttings and hand-pulled screen prints. All of my work begins as a paper cutting, which I draw and then cut out of paper with an exacto blade. Many of these cuttings are then translated into single or multiple-layered screen prints, with each layer created from its own layer of cut paper. Paper cuttings translate beautifully and simply into screen prints, and I never have to use computers to do it! (Which I love :) My work is slow and intricate, which gives me the opportunity to observe and uplift the magical details of the living (and imagined) beings I focus on in my art. My products include original paper cuttings, and a range of screen printed greeting cards and card sets, art prints, kitchen towels, tote bags, and patches.�

April Minech, LadybugDelightz “LadybugDelightz creates pop art portraits of animals and custom work. Every animal is an individual with quirky behaviors and traits that we find endearing, and the art tries to express that through bright colors and patterns while capturing the essence of each animal. My hope is that people will find as much joy looking at each portrait that I had creating them!�

Sean Higgins and Nicholas Rezabek, The Bubble Process “The Bubble Process is a twoperson design and illustration project built on this foundation: good food, good music, good time. In 2006 we, (Sean Higgins and Nicholas Rezabek), decided to make our dream job since no one else had made it for us, so here we are doing exactly what we love. The two of us met in 1999 at Kent State University and have been best friends ever since. We live apart, (Ohio and Connecticut) but come together via the World Wide Web (virtually inseparable - pun intended!), passing files, ideas, notes and jokes with digital ease, class and style.�

Keystone Steel Co. “Crafted in the Steel City suburbs of the Keystone State, Keystone Steel Co. makes steel home decor, bottle openers, ornaments, etc. Plasma is cut from raw steel and hand-finished to expose each piece’s unique character.”

Paul Fruehan, Wood-N-You Like It “Wood-N-You Like it makes unique wooden keepsakes with a purpose. We start with retired US Post Office box doors. Using a significant amount of locally sourced repurposed wood, we then create one of a kind wooden boxes, turning these post office box doors into banks.�

Ashley Ross, The Cuddle Cult “The Cuddle Cult creates a plethora of pop culture inspired, hand drawn, digital art plush toys, stickers, prints and more! Inspired by tv, film and fandoms each piece of the ever expanding catalog of characters spans a multitude of genres and there is sure to be something for everyone!�

Lorraine McCourt, OR: the alternative “I make all-natural skin care + body care products for normal to problematic skin types�

Rachel Fichter, The MacBath “The MacBath creates literary goat’s milk soaps for the discerning geek. My creamy and sudsy soaps are each hand stamped with a witty quotation from popular works of Shakespeare, Fantasy, Sci Fi, Jane Austen, and more. Each soap stamp is designed and 3d printed by me, making each one entirely unique to The MacBath. My soaps make a thoughtful gift for your bookworm friends and family, or a bath time indulgence for yourself. Because in addition to being pretty, good smelling, and clever, it’s also just...really good soap.”

Ana Brito, Wren & Rita “Wren & Rita’s product line includes self-care items such as skin nourishing salves, lotion bars, lip balms, eye pillows and soaps, made with natural, high quality ingredients and hand poured in small batches. We also offer a line of hand sewn items including organizational items for the fiber enthusiast as well as hand dyed yarn. All handmade in Pittsburgh.”

Lynn Zukowski Blue Lake Botanicals LLC “Blue Lake Botanicals makes products that support wellness and bring the natural world into your home, including small batch teas made with organic herbs and aromatic natural soaps and skincare. The unique energies of each individual plant are incorporated to nourish and uplift you. I especially like to include plants that are local to the Great Lakes region whenever possible. I’ve been in business 10 years using healthy ingredients that support your body and relieve stress. Making a cup of herbal teaor showering with an essential oil soap is a small luxury, a gift from the plants, that you can engage in every day.”

Jamie Reddinger, Lathering Lotus LLC “Your skincare should make you happy! Handcrafted to perfection with organic and natural plant oils and butters, Lathering Lotus aims to soothe your soul and your skin.�

Aubrey Miller, Redbudsuds “Simplify your shower with 4-in-1 “thoughtfully clean” shower bars. Every bar is shampoo + conditioner + body + shave soap. Minimize your impact with zero plastic packaging, trustworthy ingredients, otherworldly scents and tons of suds! Perfect for camping, gym, home and traveling.”

Sean Hirsch and Zach Wise, Soothing Sloth Soap Co. “We’re just two guys with a passion for self-care and crafting honest, natural, quality products. Life can be so busy and stressful sometimes which is why our philosophy has always been to set aside a little time for yourself to unwind and recharge after a long day or week. We also believe that making natural products doesn ‘t have to be done without personality which is why you ‘ll find a hint of sass in all of our product names and descriptions.”

Samantha Phillips, Venus In Aquarius Apothica “Venus In Aquarius Apothica Specializes in Astrological Aromatherapy, Herbal Body Care Products, and a variety of celestial inspired products for mind, body, and spirit. All of our products are curated in micro batches and our ingredients are either sourced locally and organically, home grown, or sourced with the utmost care and discernment.�

Jessica Graves, Una Biologicals “Una Biologicals is an independent natural beauty & wellness company. Our product line includes body butters, Luxe Face Cream, natural deodorant, herbal salves, lip balm, headache relief, scrubs and more! Made with only natural & organic ingredients, everything is 100% good-for-you, organic awesomeness! Through truly natural products that smell & feel divine we hope to help everyone live a little healthier & a little happier.�

Steph Szymkiewicz, Kraken Apothecary “Kraken Apothecary works to bring the old ways back, working and living within the seasons and the lunar cycles. Their products are made the way our ancestors would have; with mindfulness and reverence for the land and the traditions they have come from. Bringing modern knowledge and blending it with ancestral knowledge, tradition, and sustainability. All of the products come with the names of the Old Gods and their stories. With cleaning products, pet goods, body products, salves, balms, and liniments, they’re here for all your herbal needs and a little bit lore.”

Liz Drabik, Aromaholic “Aromaholic offers a collection of handmade lip balms with flavors and scents inspired by classic cocktails, modern mixed drinks, wine varietals, and craft beers, as well as an assortment of pop culture-themed products. ‘Fun’ and ‘natural’ don’t have to be mutually exclusive, and that is reflected in Aromaholic’s diverse assortment of lip balms. Loads of awesome ingredients like essential oils, cocoa butter, avocado oil, locally-sourced beeswax, and natural flavor oils go into each item to provide the finest in bodycare. We offer our classic line of tube-style lip balms in 20 flavors, as well as a limited edition cocktail collection in eco-friendly vintage-style tins. With over a decade of experience crafting lip balms with original, all-natural, and delicious flavor blends, Aromaholic products are truly intoxicating (figuratively speaking, that is!)”

Charity Bowman, Magnolia Jane Soap Co. “We make fun and whimsical bath and body products, made from high quality, skin loving products that you will be excited to use!�

Paul Barnard, PSquare Scents llc “PSquare Scents llc has so many great smelling items, we can not even talk about them all! We have a revolving 200+ fragrance line and are always creating new items for the home and bath. From candles to incense and soaps to hand sanitizer, we have something for everyone.�


Founded 2007 “I Made It! Market was established in 2007 to connect shoppers with small and local businesses through year-round, accessible marketplaces. The markets are community gatherings where shoppers discover quality handcrafted goods, connect with makers, and enjoy a variety of other fun activities. I Made It! Market’s mission is to support its neighbors and promote sustainability through encouraging Pittsburgh to shop small.”

April Bleakney, APE MADE “APE MADE was officially launched in 2011, born from April’s experiences during the recession. APE MADE specializes in water-based hand screen printing - with products ranging from clothing, accessories, home goods, art, zines, and more - all featuring original designs and printed by hand (by Ape) in Cleveland, Ohio. While primarily working as a screen printer, April also loves photography, drawing, and mixed media work. She utilizes only eco-friendly hand printing techniques and strives to engage with the community through the arts, through both teaching and public art projects.”

Hannah Manocchio, Snakes + Acey’s “Snakes + Acey’s is a female owned and operated small business in the heart of historic Little Italy. Specializing in hand printed apparel and merchandise - we strive to make unique, progressive, and inclusive apparel, artwork, and merchandise. Every piece is designed, drawn, and printed by hand and in house.”

Kim Henderson, So CLE Tees “So CLE Tees is a Cleveland-centric apparel brand, thought up by two creatives (one graphic designer, one marketing minded musical innovator) in the Spring of 2014. Our very first design was created for one of our favorite local events, Dyngus Day, with the Polish community in mind. Since that crazy Monday, we have expanded our brand to include not only apparel, but totes as well, with many popular ethnic, music and nostalgia-inspired designs. We believe there’s something for everyone with our bold visuals, colorful tees and sizing from 6 mos-3XL.

Andy Taray, The Social Dept. “The Social Dept. is a Northeast Ohio- based clothing brand & design studio that specializes in hand-screened clothing, home goods, and poster prints. A true Mom and Pop shop owned and operated by Andy & Christy Taray. We take a lot of pride in our process and work hard to develop ideas from sketch to the final hand-printed item. We have a massive catalog of designs with a little bit of everything for people from a little bit of everywhere, depicting regional, state and municipal pride in our country’s diverse food, beer, sports, and movie culture.”

Dan Angeloni, Goods And Evil Clothing “Goods and Evil is a husband and wife design team that has a nerdy passion for pop culture, music, movies and all things vegan. Their designs blend the positive message of veganism into pop culture and entertainment themes that everyone can understand. You are more than just vegan and Goods and Evil Clothing lets you show that.�

Matt Rogers, The Lost Borough “Personally screen-printed, limited edition apparel and prints celebrating the history, culture, and pride of our cities. Started in 2013, Transit Apparel was envisioned to tell the stories of our hometown Rochester with thoughtful and engaging illustrations and colors. Series themes like city nicknames, urban legends, neighborhoods, subway stops, trolley lines, and seasons are thoroughly researched and converted into creative and meaningful designs where the color of the shirt, illustration, and color of the illustration all contribute to the overall story. Seeking to expand this concept, The Lost Borough was launched in 2017 to celebrate other cities that had public rail and dedicated citizens with pride in where they came from. Every shirt and print has a story, and we look forward to sharing it with you.â€?

Jonathan Miller, Urbanography Prints “Born from a love of cities, maps, and an interest in how the places we love came to be, we wanted our shirts to focus on what makes our local neighborhoods, metropolitan areas, and community hot spots so unique and special. How was our city that we love so much made? Where did our cities come from? What’s it made of? How was it built? From long-gone landmarks to current neighborhoods, from neighborhoods of the past to our current favorite places...we’re there.”

Scott Hudson, Rocket E3 “Rocket E3 is the creative project of Scott Hudson, who lives and works in the North Collinwood neighborhood of Cleveland. Scott designs and prints a line of T-shirts, hoodies, stickers and posters on a wide range of topics, all with a unique tongue-in-cheek sense of humor.�

Donald Hanigosky, Deep Dive Threads LLC “Deep Dive Threads started with a group of fans who wanted to go further with custom apparel. What could we do to create things that stood out from what else is already out in mass production? Our team takes the time to immerse ourselves in a variety of fandom and pop culture to find that “Deep Dive” that only a real fan will notice. We are proud of our collection and continue to challenge ourselves to bring you even more. New items are added every month and if you want something even more personal, we take custom requests.”

Karyn Pope, Inclined Designs “Inclined Designs make punny and Pittsburgh themed apparel and accessories. From Yinz wear to swears, from kitchens to closets, we’ve got you covered.”

Dave Gruss, We Bleed Ohio “We Bleed Ohio is a local Cleveland clothing store that designs and screen prints their own apparel. But don’t let the size of the company fool you! This small family owned business is big on quality and service.”