SIDEWALK SALE!

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Sidewalk Sale

Join us Saturday, August 11, from 11am – 6pm, for the first ever collaborative Mass Ave Sidewalk Sale!

We’re making space for some cool new items and we’ll have more on sale than we ever have before! You don’t want to miss this!

Read on to see previews of some of the items you can get for a steal! And, if you’re a rewards member with us, you’ll get double points when you shop our Sidewalk Sale!

Not a member yet, enroll here. It’s super fast and super rewarding!

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Accessories

From infinity scarves to pins and patches to headbands, shop accessories during our Sidewalk Sale and maybe even get a head start on stocking stuffers for, dare we say, Christmas!

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Apparel

317 Tees. Midwest is Best tanks. Baby onesies. And more!

You don’t want to miss getting a discount on our fast-selling apparel!

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Ceramics

You know you don’t have to tell anyone you got their gift on sale, right? So you should totally go ahead and get that sleepy kitty dessert plate your girlfriend has been admiring! -Shy puppy plates are on sale too. And flasks. And tiny spoons. And coffee pour over sets!

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Children’s Goods

Here’s where the gettin’ gets really good.

Plush creatures, felt masks, puzzles, and travel tick-tack-toe sets can help you with that early Christmas shopping – for the kids!

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Handbags

Have you been eyeing that leather backpack? Or that fringe shoulder bag? Or maybe a screen printed clutch?

Well, those will all be on sale for you on Saturday!

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Papergoods

Regret not getting those Holiday Monument cards last holiday? Do you need all the cards on hand for all the birthdays?

Then don’t miss the GIANT selection of cards, card sets, and leather notebooks we’ll have on sale on Saturday!

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Prints

Kids are going off to college! What a great time to get a steal of a deal on wall art for those boring dorms! From Indianapolis inspired prints, Bloomington love, and fine art screen printed posters, we have something for everyone on sale!

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Be sure to shop all the participating businesses along the Avenue! If you plan to peruse them all, you can start on our 800 block – we have free parking in the lot behind our building! Can’t wait to see you all on Saturday and don’t forget to enroll in our rewards program if you haven’t already!

Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

 

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ICYMI August 3
This Week at the Shop

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade Haven Paperie cards

ICYMI August 3

ICYMI August 3, from new cards, to jewelry, to drink accessories, our shelves are ever-changing! And we have a lot to show you this week – in case you missed it (wink).

This restock from Haven Paperie confirms that she is our spirit animal (see overalls card above). Also, her tiny cards are perfect as lunchbox notes or to attach to a gift!

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade cards

Vocabulary Words

New vendor, Pneu Paper, creates beautifully designed cards featuring rare and surprising words! We won’t lie, we didn’t know half of these, but we love that you can learn something new with each card. And don’t worry, the definitions and inside salutation can be found on the back!

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade drink mixes

Weekend Plans

For many parents, this is the last weekend before school starts. Celebrate or drown your tears with a drink this weekend! We carry Hoosier Momma bloody mary and cocktail mixes in store! Pair with new Indiana swizzle sticks from Jean Elise, and you’ve got a party.

More of a DIY-er when it comes to cocktails? Make your own bitters with our kits from Hella Cocktail Co. And find your perfect recipe with new cocktail recipe coasters from Lucid Wood. – See below.

After the drinks, get prepared for back-to-school Monday by keeping some Blue Mind coffee on tap. Then sip out of your favorite mug from Farizula Designs as the kids hop on the bus! (Hooray)

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade kitchen goods

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade goods

Fan Favorites

We love keeping the things YOU love in store, like illustrations by Mab Graves and the popular Indiana necklaces from Deesum Designs. We are, however, running low on those Manners tees from Bad Knees T’s. So, if you want one, you better get here this weekend before they’re gone! -But if they are, that “Cats of the Internet” mobile will be here for you instead.

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INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Winter Market

This holiday, give the gift of handmade! Shop 50+ makers and artists during our annual Winter Market on Friday, December 7th from 5pm – 10pm at our regular venue, the Harrison Center!

Our Winter Market is held in conjunction with the Harrison Center’s monthly First Friday gallery openings, their annual color-themed show, and artist open studios. This event is indoors, with the exception of food trucks outside on Delaware Street, is free to the public as always, and is a great way to knock out holiday shopping!

Get free raffle tickets during our Winter Market by bringing in donations for Project Home Indy and Coburn Place! The holidays are the perfect time to give back and you’ll get a chance to win product from our makers too!

And as always, be one of the first customers in line at 5pm to get a free swag bag with goodies and coupons from the artists!

And, if you’re a maker interested in applying, check out our vendor’s page here. -You’ll find the application, FAQ, and you can take a peek at artists picked for recent summer show, giving you an idea on the level of craft that makes it into our show!

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We love reading reviews from our customers! If you feel so inclined, please leave us a review on Google, Facebook, or Yelp! Your reviews help us stay in business and we greatly appreciate your feedback!

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Just One Spot Left!

Just one spot left for our upcoming August Crafternoon! Get the last ticket here!

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade Sidewalk Sale

Mark your calendars for Mass Ave’s first ever collaborative sidewalk sale! Many businesses will have items outside for sale at discounted prices! What a great day to walk the avenue and shop local!

We hope you have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

 

 

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ICYMI: This Week at the Shop
July 27

ICYMI July 27 handmade goods at Homespun: Modern Handmade

ICYMI July 27

ICYMI July 27 – from tree pillows to dog plates to incense, there’s nothing you can’t find in our shop! Read on to check out new product from the past week, get tickets to new classes, and learn about our first ever Mass Ave wide sidewalk sale!

ICYMI July 27 cards housewares and jewelry at Homespun: Modern Handmade

What We’re Loving Right Now

While most love cards reek of sentiment, have no fear as we’ve got admiration cards for the non-mushy of heart. From bone puns, to Benedict Cumberbatch innuendos, Prince, and more, our card vendors got your back.

If you’ve been struggling to find your zen during this Mercury-in-retrograde or new-moon or whatever-is-going-on time, stop in to pick up some handmade incense and chakra room sprays. Then do some retail therapy with gemstone jewelry -that you can also use during your meditation. It’s all going to be okay.

Your house has enough outlets for all those nightlights above. They make great gifts too for the pop culture lover! -And they’re going fast!

Small amounts of sparkle your thing when it comes to jewelry? Then you need to come in and pick up an eco-resin ring from Sloane Jewelry Design. Available in multiple colors and styles, these babies have gold and silver flakes suspended in the resin. And at just $33, you won’t feel bad about shopping for yourself (not that we ever really do lol).

ICYMI July 27 Hoosier Proud at Homespun: Modern Handmade

ICYMI July 27 Hoosier Proud Tees at Homespun: Modern Handmade

New Hoosier Proud Tees

Our newest staffer, Erica, is lookin’ super cute in new tees from Hoosier Proud. Currently a full size run available! And remember, we do ship for a small fee, so you can always give us a call!

ICYMI: July 27 Tinker Coffee at Homespun: Modern Handmade

ICYMI July 27 Tinker at Homespun: Modern Handmade

Power through the week with coffee from Tinker Coffee Co. and fun food prints from Food Family Story!

ICYMI July 27 Mass Ave Sidewalk Sale Saturday August 11

Mass Ave Sidewalk Sale

Join us and our fellow businesses outside on Saturday August 11th from 11am – 6pm!

Find deals on end of the season goods and maybe a snack or two along your way! Shop small and shop local! See you on the sidewalk on Saturday!

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August Crafternoon: Faux Floral Wreath

You voted – now let’s make it!

Join us on Saturday, August 18th from 2pm – 4pm to make a Faux Floral Wreath! All supplies will be included for this class and we’ll also have a few refreshments available! Feel free to bring drinks and snacks too if you’re the noshy type! Find tickets and FAQ here.

 

Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

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August Crafternoon is Live!

Crafternoon: Faux Floral Wreath

You voted – now let’s make it!

Join us on Saturday, August 18th from 2pm – 4pm to make a Faux Floral Wreath! All supplies will be included for this class and we’ll also have a few refreshments available! Feel free to bring drinks and snacks too if you’re the noshy type!

Get your tickets here!

Please read our FAQ below for further information!

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

This workshop is open to ages 12 and up, however, cocktails only available to those with valid ID’s 21 years +

Why is this Crafternoon more expensive than the Crafternoons held in the past?

While we try to keep our Crafternoons around $15-20, the supplies for this class are much more expensive. The materials that we use for most of our other classes (yarn, clay, paint) last us a few classes worth, however, the materials for this class will be single-use.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Free parking is available on weekdays only after 5:30pm and all day on weekends in the lot behind the Trailside Building. Overnight parking is never available. There are also 25 free street spaces along the street behind the Trailside building. Otherwise, metered parking is available along Mass Ave. Please adhere to posted signage.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?

All supplies are included for this workshop! You are welcome to bring drinks and snacks if you are the noshy type. This is a private event so feel free to BYOB.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

operations (@) homespunindy (.) com

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Please be sure to purchase your tickets for the workshop at least 48 hours in advance, as the workshop needs a minimum number of attendees to run. If the minimum is not reached tickets will NOT be sold at the door and any previously sold tickets will be refunded in full. Tickets are otherwise non-refundable unless at least 72 hours notice is given.

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ICYMI: This Week at the Shop
July 19

ICYMI July 19

ICYMI July 19, so many new items, so little time! The ever-popular pins from 1606 Supply Co. are back. And she’s got some new ones to boot! From Feminist power pins to no-bullshit-babes, watch the video above to see the ones we’re really loving!

ICYMI July 19 Crafternoon Voting Contest at Homespun

We Need Your Help!

Help us choose our next Crafternoon for August! Vote between an asymmetrical, faux-greenery wreath or a boho dreamcatcher! You can vote by commenting on our Instagram post here. Your vote gets you entered to win a $5 gift certificate to be used in store!

ICYMI July 19 Baby Cards at Homespun

Nice, Nice Baby

You know we’re the place to go for cards of all occasions. And we’ve got quite the lot of baby and to-be parents cards in store right now. So, if you know someone expecting, expect to find the perfect card (and gift) for them in store!

ICYMI July 19 modern jewelry at Homespun

Plants and Rocks

With the naturalist trend in full swing, stop in to find the goods that’ll keep you on level.

Crazy plant mom? Us too. Find the cactus and monstera leaf earrings of Grey Theory Mill on our jewelry wall. And yes, that cactus plant is real (and for sale too).

The new jewelry line from Third and Co. calls to the modern-minimalist. Geometry meets gemstone in nearly every piece, and you can find both gold and silver options in this collection.

ICYMI July 19 Bungaloo Art Prints at Homespun

The Bungaloo

The Bungaloo is a one-man talent out of Denver, CO. And, being from Denver, it makes sense that he’s clearly inspired by nature (and we love it). Each piece above measures 16×20 and runs at just $25.00. -A bargain for something certain to make an impact on your walls.

ICYMI July 19 housewares and jewelry at Homespun

Mug from Farizula Designs and new vendor, Jaci Riley’s, etched Indiana cuff links available in store!

ICYMI July 19 Chalkboards at Homespun

We hope you’re able to stop in this weekend for some shopping on the avenue! Find us by our fun chalkboards above. We hope they make you smile! Don’t forget to vote on our Crafternoon Instagram contest here.

Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

 

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