The next Craft & Vintage Market will arrive to you just one day before Easter. The C&V artisans have everyrthing you need to Spring into the season with the most thoughtfully made gifts and treats. Seize a Berwyn day, by walking over to Friendly Coffee Lounge and shopping at the C&V Market. Berwyn is rich with makers and artists, the C&V is a way to showcase and support that creativity. Lots of locally made goodness to shop this April.
The pop-up shops for April are as follows:
~Berwyn Betty is back at the C&V with her full line of toy-bath-bombs, scrubs and soaps!!! For those of you that still have last minute Easter basket shopping to do, look no further. Pamper yourself and loved ones with these amazing bath treats! Good clean fun for you, your family & loved ones. No basket is complete without these dissolvable, locally made, bath goodies.
~A surface designer, avid pink-wearer, and lover of the west coast. You can find her whimsical, free spirited prints on cards, bags and other accessories. Her line of goods are inspired by her travels, nature and the beauty of being happy.
*Naughty Pig Studios
~A combination of Jewelry - brooches and pendants, Soft Sculptures - free standing pillow terrariums, plants, and houses, Ornaments, and Framed Embroideries. The variety of items are visually tied together by a strong but unique mix of techniques and imagery that features the playful combination of domestic artifacts and elements of nature.
*Sur Le Feu
~One of a kind, handmade fabric purses, cluthes & accessories inspired by the simple, clean looks of the past. Once a design and fabric are combined, the combination is never repeated and the buyer is guaranteed to have a completely unique fashion accessory. Sur Le Fue enjoys incorporating vintage details and using interesting fabrics leftover from costume designs.
*Vayas Homegrown Health + Beauty
~ Handcrafted small batch health + beauty products that are made from herbs & essential oils. Product line includes mood sprays, scrubs, serums, lip balms, soaps and body butters. These products soothe the mind, body & soul.
~ Chicago based, AVBeadDesigns creates timeless, bead-woven jewelry. Semi precious gemstones, Swarovski elements, wire & leather are among just a few of the materials used in creating AVBead jewelry. Inspiration for creating this work, comes from a fondness for Old Hollywood Glamour & Bohemian accessories.
~Purveyors of pop culture vintage and vintage-inspired clothing and collectibles from the '70s/'80s/'90s. Including vinyl records, cassette tapes, VHS, toys and games, jackets, accessories, and our own hand-printed t-shirts.
~ Pottery & ceramics that explore the aesthetic balance of form & function. Belen creates utilitarian, everyday pieces that bring comfort & beautiful into any home. Her work experiments with new techniques, commercially manufactured stoneware, porcelain clay, colored clay and slips.
~Is a Chicago based mixed-media artist. Her work is influenced by her culture. Mexico's art, color palette and folk art are represented in many of her works. Morfin works with different mediums, including, but not limited to wire, wire-wrapping, polymer clay, acrylic, wood, fabric and much, much
~Sculptures about human stories. Hug combines fired clay with found objects. The process of collecting and assembling odd objects is much like the way we construct our personalities as unique beings. We spend a lifetime collecting the faces, places, smells, and ideas that we use to sculpt the self.
*Megan Lee Designs
~MLD clothing line is available to purchase at each C&V Market, via Jessy Laubis Handmade. Screen-printed t-shirts, totes, mugs & onsies, MLD has fashions for all your friends and family. Megan's designs and phrases are both whimsical & unique. Most recognizable for her State of Mind T's, MLD clothing makes the perfect gift for all ages. Dont forget to buy your Berwyn Love t-shirt, featuring the infamous Berwyn Car Spike.
*Jessy Laubis Handmade
~A textile artist who hand-draws, paints and collages vintage, re-purposed and new fabrics, into artful, everyday items. JLH creates artworks that don't require a space on the wall to be enjoyed. Fabric cut elements are both machine & hand sewn into pillows, toys and framables. These funtional artworks are one of a kinds. Custom orders are accepted.
*As always, this is a free, family-friendly event. Bring a friend, grab a coffee (or Bloody Mary) & enjoy your neighborhood market!
Seriously, how cool is Berwyn?
See you soon~