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local event :: maker faire + win tickets!

VMMF_Blue_Spoons_PaperVMMF_Sassy_ContessaVMMF_Element_BotanicalsVMMF_FrankenstrapThe 3rd annual Vancouver Maker Faire event this weekend and we have two pairs of weekend passes to giveaway (valued at $50/pair)! Amongst the techies and robotics at the event, Got Craft? will be hosting a mini craft fair featuring 30 handmade vendors selling everything from screen-printed clothing to jewelry to artisan caramels and chocolates. Green with Envy will be hosting DIY workshops where you can learn how to make terrariums and take home a small ecosystem of your own (click here for more info)!

In addition to the 3D printers and lasers, the Fraser Valley Knitters Guild will be demoing basic knitting skills and a two-day speaker series has just been announced including Got Craft’s very own Amber Haase from Element Botanicals. Some other highlights include the Laser Cutting Cafe that will be demoing live laser cutting on their mobile laser cutter and to promote their new shop front opening up on June 26th in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown.

postcard_FrontHere are two ways to enter:

Two winners will be chosen at noon (PST) on Friday, May 31st, 2013. Winners will be notified by email. No cash value.

images via [stu-di-o] by jeanie

maker faire :: diy terrarium workshop with green with envy

terrariumpicsThe lovely ladies at Green With Envy will be offering a DIY: Terrarium building workshop as part of the mini Got Craft? at the Vancouver Maker Faire on June 1+2.

You will take home:

  • Your custom-built terrarium
  • A tote bag to carry it home in
  • A special coupon to use at any of our events
  • Supplies will be provided including: glass containers, variety of plants, rocks , moss and trinkets.

    when: Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd 2013
    time: Sessions running from 10am to 6pm
    where: PNE Forum – 2901 East Hastings, Vancouver (mini Got Craft? section)
    cost: $35 (taxes included – does not include admission to the event)

    Spaces are limited, so please purchase tickets by clicking here. Jennifer and Anita will be offering Got Craft? readers a special gift, please enter discount code: GOTCRAFTLOVE when registering!


    The Vancouver Maker Faire is a community-run event focused on bringing together Makers, Doers, and Creatives for a weekend of sharing knowledge, inspiring each other, exhibiting projects, and community building. Got Craft? will have a mini craft fair featuring 30 handmade vendors including favourites such as Draw Me a Lion, Abeego, and Make Cheese. To see a full listing of participating vendors, click here.

    For more information about Green with Envy, check out the following links: web | blog

    got craft? :: maker faire vendors

    GC_mini_maker_faireWe are super excited to be bringing a selection of 30 handmade vendors to the Vancouver Maker Faire event taking place on Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd at the PNE Forum. Come visit us at the mini Got Craft? craft fair and say hello to these participating vendors…

    Firefly Notes | Make Cheese Inc. | Forest and Waves | Cowl & Company | Delish General Store | type B | Craftworks Society | Kohana Jewellery | Little Wren Designs | Hand and Sew | Sarah Mulder Art & Jewelry | Abeego | Raven’s Rest Studio | Draw Me a Lion | Element Botanicals | Frankenstrap | [in the oven] | Urge Chocolates | District Dogs Design | Blue Spoons Paper Products | Sassy Contessa | Sasha Eillenna Jewelry | and more!

    The early bird deadline has past, but there are a handful of spaces still available. Interested in joining us? Click here for details including an application and table costs!


    Vancouver Maker Faire
    When: Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 from 10-6pm
    Where: PNE forum building (corner of Hastings and Renfrew in Vancouver)

    mini Got Craft? at Vancouver mini Maker Faire

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    Got Craft? is a modern twist on the conventional craft fair aimed to bring together a community that fosters handmade and DIY culture. Featuring 30 handmade vendors, we will be hosting a mini Got Craft? at Vancouver Maker Faire this June at the PNE Forum!

    Are you a crafter that wants to sell your handmade products? Do you share a love for indie craft? Do you think your items would be a good fit with Got Craft? Early bird registration ends on Monday, April 15th, 2013 at 23:45 PST (final deadline is Monday, April 29th).

    For an application including pricing, click here!


    Vancouver Maker Faire
    When: Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, 2013 from 10-6pm
    Where: PNE forum building (corner of Hastings and Renfrew in Vancouver)


    image via John Biehler

    local event :: vancouver mini maker faire

    The days seem to be flying by lately! Do you agree? Lots of early mornings and late nights spent getting our flat properly put together and prepping for the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire event taking place this weekend!

    Got Craft? will be hosting a FREE DIY button making workshop for you to make your own 1.25″ pinbacks. You can choose from a slew of designs by pauhaus or draw your own! I will also be there with Roxypop goodies, so make sure to find me along with Sassy Contessa, The Rice Babies, Rachael Ashe, Queen Bee, and more.

    Vancouver Mini Maker Faire
    Saturday, June 23rd + Sunday, June 24th, 2012
    10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    PNE Forum (corner of Hastings and Renfrew), Vancouver

    Click here for more information about the event and to purchase tickets OR leave a comment below to win two free passes for the entire weekend! Contest closes Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. (PST). Winner will be contacted via email. Good luck!

    photo credit: christina norberg and emily smith