In like a lion & out like a lamb, March is here! Time for another Friendly Craft & Vintage Market. Let the C&V Market vendors help the Easter Bunny fill the baskets this holiday. Shop a variety of unique, one of a kind items. The March market, as always, is packed full of locally made goodness.
The pop-up shops for March are as follows:
*Veronica Riley Martens
~eco-friendly jewelry made from organic Tagua nuts. Each nut is dried, sliced/cut in to various shapes and dyed. Different textures, colors, shapes and sizes are combined to create one-of-a-kind mosaic creations.
*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.
*Wild & Free AND Black Forest Bakery
~A collective of women who were searching for a way to bring back to the community while working with raw, natural and organic materials. This allows us to appease that inner need and drive to create, and an opportunity to do so with ethically sourced and homegrown materials. Each member of our tribe brings something unique and original to the table including; jewelry, bath & body products, baked goods, plants, clothes and home decor.'
~At CN Factory we make screen prints that mash up our love of all things nerdy with a little hometown pride. The perfect gift for the hard to shop for. CN Factory offers hangable prints, cards and buttons that are fun for all ages.
*Rebecca Primm Ceramics
~Finding inspiration in the world surrounding, each of Primm's creations is a process of layering, experimentation & intuition. The fragile yet functional qualities of clay provide a canvas that pair the utilitarian with delicate surface decoration. Drawn to the vivid color and organic elements of the botanical world, delicate forms & bright colors contrast against the buildings of city living. Each clay vessel is a small garden in the repetitive structure of daily life.
~The Mestiza showroom is located in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. Most of our items are one-of-a-kind or produced in limited quantities. Our passion is to find classic and modern handcrafts from Mexico and all of Latin America. We also support local artists and vendors who are members of the Fair Trade Federation.
~Mixed media wearables, photos & collectables. Mir's work is inspired by her cultura Mexicana, Frida Kahlo & Dia De Los Muertos. Mir Designs offers a wide variety of thoughtfully made jewelry and other handprinted good
~Wired hair ties, clip on ears and other unique hair accessories. No Easter basket is complete with out a pair of VC's adorable bunny ears. Made with love right here in Berwyn. Vicious Cake offers fun accessories for little ones & grown ups too!
*The Rough Gem
~ Offering handmade Natural Agate, Neo Victorian, and Nerdy Jewelry; Plush Owls, Foxes and Matryoshka Dolls; Mini wallets and other sewn goods, Ceramic Fandom themed home goods, Vintage art prints and more.
*Megan Lee Designs
~A Berwyn favorite and C&V staple will be availble again this month! Offering 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.
One of Berwyn's youngest C&V artists, Ava, is back with her handmade jewelry. Shock Girl offers charms made from different stones, crystals, polymer clay and metals. Each piece is carefully made to please different clientele, diverse pieces from rock star to heavily beaded.
*Jessy Laubis Handmade
~ JLH creates artworks that don't require a space on the wall to be enjoyed. Hand painted, drawn & fabric cut elements are both machine & hand sewn into pillows, toys, ornaments & framables. Rich textiles give each piece a bohemian flair. These funtional artworks are one of a kinds. Custom orders accepted.
~ Kymm is closing out all of her resin collage jewelry. Rings, double rings, pendants and cameos necklaces make for fun accessories and gifts. Each piece is handmade.
~Berwyn Betty won't personally be at the the market BUT her bath bomb sale bin will be. Pamper yourself and loved ones with these amazing bath treats! Good clean fun for you, your family & loved ones. It's never too early to gather Easter basket treats!
*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 all soon~
Jessy Laubis Handmade
JLH Craft & Vintage