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Craft Fairs

I just wrapped up my season of craft shows on Saturday.  I went to SIX in the past month!
For real.

I only bought a few things, but I enjoyed every single one.


DIY Trunk Show - Edgewater

Show of Hands - Ravenswood 
Rock N Roll Craft Show - South City (St. Louis)
One of a Kind - Rivernorth
Renegade - Bridgeport
The Chicago Art Girls Holiday Pop-Up Shop - North Center

At the Trunk Show I found some pre-christmas gifts with my friend, Rubina.  I found a birthday gift for a friend.  Part of a baby shower gift for a friend.  And they both liked it.


The Rock N Roll Craft Show was set-up different than any of the others and all in all I liked it.  They did have an admission fee, but the crafts were priced lower than most craft shows.  Maybe this was because it was St. Louis?  Maybe it's because of the admission fee?  They also had live music and all the crafts were out together.  There weren't booths where you pay for each artists stuff at each booth.  You walked around all the stuff, picked out what you wanted, and checked out with everything, once.


Karen got me my favorite candle I've ever had:  South City Studio (cabin).


And I love this part of St. Louis.


Renegade.  Maybe I went at a bad time this year?  Maybe the space wasn't large enough?  Maybe I was feeling too sick for the crowds?  I don't know, but it was overwhelming.  Like, I walked in and was tempted to walk back out (after waiting in line outside to even get in the door).  I did get a gift for a friend and made Karen buy me a birthday gift.  (Which I'm forgetting about right now.)  And there's always such a great collection of artists I want to support so I am still glad I went, but sheesh.


The Pop-Up Shop was small and I may have been craft faired out at this point.


But I love that there are so many craft fairs to choose from these days!  Did you go to any others?

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