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TODAY is Etsy817 Day: Craft Show at the Downtown Arlington Farmers Market

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I have been slacking on the blog… Please forgive me. I am trying to prepare for my first show with Etsy817. If you haven’t heard me mention it before you haven’t been listening. I am excited to be a part of this event. We should have 25 artists plus some of the Farmer’s Markets regular vendors. This means that not only can you buy tons of great handmade items but you can also purchase some delicious baked goods and produce.

The event will be bike friendly, dog friendly, kid friendly, elderly friendly, hipster-dufus friendly… You get the picture. We want EVERYONE to come out and have a good time. There will even be a musical performance or two. Tell your friends. You will find the market on 215 E. Front Street, Arlington, Texas.

Here is a sneak peek of what you may see on Saturday:

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This is by NO means everyone that will be there. Stay tuned for more vendors to be listed within the next day or so.

Hope to see ya Saturday!

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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Recap

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No secret… I LOVE attending craft shows. Meeting the artists, seeing what they have to offer, chatting with other shoppers… I love it all. The Cowtown Indie Bazaar was no exception. What a fun place to be on a Saturday morning. I took my kiddos to this one. Clyde had been dying for a tooth pillow from REGAL COTTAGE for over a year now. He was so excited and it was one of the first booths we saw. There were about 10 artists there that I had seen at the Spring Fling the week before but a ton of different ones as well.

I remembered some of the vendors from the last Cowtown I attended. I am always impressed that they have created such a brand for themselves that they stick with me from time to time.  Even though I had the kids I was still able to walk the aisles for a couple of hours. The kids were impressed with the music and the make and take which was sponsored by Flowerbedhead. They also enjoyed the free photo booth that was sponsored by Captures by Erin I liked that it was a bit more interactive. I’m not 100% sure how I felt about the flow. I kept feeling like I was missing some booths. I guess I’m just disorganized enough that I LIKE being made to go in straight rows without the option of turning half way through. That’s just me though…

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If you recognize yourself or were involved with this event please feel free to promote yourself in the comments. I’m all for supporting our local artisans!

Monday is Etsy817 Day: The Cowtown Indie Bazaar

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Sorry I wasn’t more of a busy blogger last week. Son and hubby both had Spring Break. It was a little more chaotic than usual.

I was super excited to be able to go to yet another fabulous Craft Show featuring Texas artists. The Cowtown Indie Bazaar was held at the Will Rogers Memorial Center on Saturday, March 19. Yet again Etsy817 was represented. Here are those members. Click on their picture to get to their shop. You shall not be disappointed!

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I do have to mention that they were ALSO at Funky Finds and I didn’t get a photo. The same is true for my next artist

 

Longoria Girls

 

Weeds & Wildflowers

 

FlowerBedHead

Neke Designs

 

As you can see we were, yet again, well represented. I’m always impressed with the talent we have. I will have a longer write up about this show sometime this week. For now please visit the above artists and remember to buy handmade.

What large Craft/Art shows have you attended and what did you like or dislike about them?

Monday is Etsy817 Day: Cowtown Indie Bazaar

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This past weekend was the Funky Finds Spring Fling but this coming weekend is The Cowtown Indie Bazaar. The Cowtown takes place on Saturday, March 19 at the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort worth and takes place from 9am to 5pm. It is free but parking may cost anywhere from $3 to $5. They also have amazingly cool goodie bags that they pass out to the first 50 people through the door. As always the event is kid friendly.

I am proud to announce that we have some Etsy817 folks taking part in this event as well. They are:

Bella Fleur

 

Longoria Girls

 

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Weeds and Wildflowers

 

Hopefully I haven’t missed anyone. I also hope that you will stop by and say hi to these talented folks. You won’t be disappointed.

Monday is Etsy817 Day: Funky Finds Spring Fling 2011

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If you have never heard of Funkyfinds.com or attended any of their craft shows let me tell you… You are missing out! On Saturday March 12 & Sunday March 13 they will be holding their 3rd annual Funky Finds Spring Fling in Fort Worth, Texas. Etsy817 will be represented by the following members. I hope you will stop by and check them out. You can also click on the photos top visit their Etsy shops.

Larkspur Studios:

 

Longoria Girls

 

Designs by Taylor

 

The Soap Addict

 

This is always an amazing show with a ton of talent. Not in Texas? You can still check out FunkyFinds.com for all sorts of handy craft info.