Got Craft? Pop-Up at West Elm

typeB-gotcraft-westelmGotCraft-WestElmRogueFlorist-2Mark your calendars! West Elm and West Elm Market will be featuring five Got Craft? holiday vendors at their stores on Saturday, November 29th and Saturday, December 6th!

Here’s the list of participating makers:

Saturday, November 29th: District Dogs Designs, Locomotive Clothing, Make More Happy, Belevedere Gents, and Little Wren Designs.

Saturday, December 6th: Rogue Florist, LanaBetty Designs, Quirky Paper Co, Roxypop, and type b.

Each vendor will bring a selection of handmade goods including homewares, florals, knit and crochet accessories, jewelry, and paper goods. This is the perfect opportunity to say hello to some of your favourite makers and get a preview of the upcoming holiday show. See you there!

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Got Craft? Pop-Up at West Elm
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
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Saturday, December 6th, 2014
12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
West Elm Market (2915 Granville Street, Vancouver) and West Elm (2947 Granville Street, Vancouver)

got craft? :: Free Workshop with Delish General Store

WashiTagThe fine folks over at Delish General Store happen to think shipping tags and washi tape are a match made in heaven. Add in some baker’s twine and a fun stamp or two, turn on the Christmas tunes, and you’ll be happily crafting tags for everyone on your list. Pop by our DIY table to get some great ideas and practice one or two, and then pop over to our booth at Got Craft? to get all the supplies you’ll need to make them at home!

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DIY Workshops with Delish General Store at Got Craft?
Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th, 2014
10:30am to 1:00pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Truimph Street, Vancouver
cost: FREE

image used with permission from emilie guelpa

got craft :: holiday 2014 look book

GC copyThe Got Craft? 2014 holiday look book is here! Highlighting the works of 75 handmade vendors from the upcoming show, the new look book includes printable holiday gift wrap from think & ink studio, a vendor layout by Forest & Waves, and a DIY project by Coco Cake Land! Check out all 54 pages by following this link!

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GOT CRAFT?
Saturday, December 13th and Sunday, December 14th, 2014
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Maritime Labour Centre
1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver (between Hastings and Powell)
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giveaway :: circle craft

LoveMyLocal-3The beginning of November marks the start of the holiday season and we are kicking it off next week with the Circle Craft Christmas Market! Started in 1973 by the Circle Craft Co-operative, this year marks their 41st event and we are pleased to give away a pair of tickets to one lucky winner! With artists from all over Canada, fashion shows, artist demonstrations, and entertainment from various art organizations in Vancouver, you don’t want to miss out.

Make sure to say hello to new, and returning, Got Craft? vendors including A Cagey Bee, Abeego, Adhesif Clothing Co, Amanda Parker, Anonum Design Ltd, Billy Would Designs, Craftworks, Creampuff by gg, Daub + Design, Divinia Denuevo, Fiveleft Leather, Hay-oh, heyday design, Him Creations, Jessie Turner Designs, Love My Local, Mokajade Designs, Nostalgic Links, Shi Studio, The Hive Printing, Watershed Naturals, and Yapes Paints.

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Two ways to enter:

  1. Leave a comment below = 1 entry
  2. Retweet “Retweet to enter to win tix to the #CircleCraft #Christmas Market on Nov11-16 courtesy of #GotCraft + @LFieldsShoppe http://bit.ly/1ujvC53 = 1 entry

A winner will be randomly chosen on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 at noon (PST). Tickets will be available for pick up the Circle Craft Will Call desk.

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Circle Craft Christmas Market
Tuesday, November 11 to Sunday, November 16, 2014
Tues-Fri 10-9pm | Saturday 10-7pm | Sunday 10-5pm
Vancouver Convention Centre West 1055 Canada Place
For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

image via Love My Local

field trip :: southlands farm

Southlands-1Southlands-2Southlands-3Southlands-4Southlands-5I have lived in or near Kerrisdale for most of my life and have never visited Southlands Farm until today! A little oasis of greenery filled with ponies, chickens, and fruit trees; Southlands is a working farm that hosts workshops, a CSA, camps, and horseback riding. My mom made Elliot a pumpkin hat and with the sunny weather, we decided to find ourselves a pumpkin patch. Elliot avoided napping all morning and then fell asleep in the car, so was a bit grumpy / groggy during our quick visit. Apparently, we had just missed a school group of 30 kids visiting the farm and another 30 was set to arrive in the next hour so we had the entire place to ourselves!