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ICYMI October 19
This Week at the Shop

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Prints
ICYMI October 19

ICYMI October 19 – it’s been a minute since we’ve updated you! And boy do we have a lot to show you! -Just in time to start those holiday shopping lists, I might add. Wink. Wink.

New from popular maker, Fiber and Gloss, Indianapolis monument prints and skyline canvases are back! Come get some Indy on your walls!

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Baby

Baby Fever

Unfortunately, not all these adorable clothes come in your size too. But, you can find the Hall & Oates inspired tees in adult and youth sizes -phew!

Get baby some comfy and fashionable ensembles for the holiday season with restocks from Exit343 Designs and Ashes & Ashes. Mom and the little tot will both be happy. And remember – we offer free gift wrap in store!

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Men's Goods

Welcome Hold Supply Co.!

We weren’t joking about getting those holiday gift lists ready! From wallets to dopp kits to duffels and more, new vendor Hold Supply Co. is a haven for all things him. Or her. Or you. We’re loving the neutral pallet!

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Art

Foods Before Dudes (and other things)

Another new maker, Amar & Riley, brings high contrast prints and fun enamel pins to our growing arsenal of artists. And score one of their tote bags before they’re gone! As you can see above, they’re already very popular with our staff.

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Candles

Fall Candles from JKM Soy

JKM Soy Candles continues to deliver! An expanded offering of Gilmore Girls, Hocus Pocus, and Harry Potter candles can be found on our shelves. -Perfect staples for your fall binge-watching, just add popcorn.

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Party

Birthday Booze

Because, after 30, all you really want is a bottle of wine/whiskey and take out. New booze bag designs from Exit343 are in store in our party section! Shop them all today!

ICYMI October 19 Homespun Indianapolis Small Business Saturday

It’s That Time of Year…

Mass Ave Monster Mash, Sunday, October 28 4pm – 6pm! Bring your little ones out and trick-or-treat at the shops on Mass Ave!  More info here.

First Friday: featuring the artwork of Christina Hollering, Friday November 2, 6pm-8pm in store. We’ll have treats and refreshments available during this opening reception!

Workshop: Napkin Rings & Rosé: Low Relief Carving, Saturday, November 10, 1pm-3pm. You can still get tickets here!

MASS AVE MIDNIGHT SHOPPER! Friday, November 16. We’re open until midnight so you can get a jump start on your holiday shopping!

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 22. STORE CLOSED! We reopen Friday, November 23, with normal business hours.

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY! Saturday, November 24, 9am – 10pm! Put your money where your house is and shop small with us this year! This day is so important to small businesses like us and it’s customers like you who keep us alive in the neighborhood! We give out swag bags full of goodies and coupons to the fist 10 customers in line outside of our store at 9am!

Giving Tuesday, Tuesday, November 27, 10am-8pm. Give back with us this holiday season. We donate 10% of our sales this day to Coburn Place and Project Home Indy.

We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events (and shopping in store too)! Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.



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ICYMI September 14
This Week at the Shop

ICYMI September 14 flowers and cards Homespun Modern Handmade

ICYMI September 14

ICYMI September 14 – from little somethings to knit game day beards to Indy pullovers, you know our store has it all. Read on to find out how to score the best gifts in this week’s edition of our ICYMI September 14 blog.

Everyone loves getting flowers, but how about some flowers that’ll last?

Meticulously created by hand, The Paper Peony crafts paper flowers that’ll last forever and put a smile on your loved one’s face every day. Buy them individually or as a bouquet in our shop today!

We love local card maker, Haven Paperie, for her honest-to-the-point contemporary designed cards. So, while you’re grabbing those flowers, score extra points with a card.

And make sure you’ve joined our Rewards Program! -We have a buy 10 cards get one free club for our members!

ICYMI September 14 game day beards Homespun Modern Handmade

Knit Game Day Beards

The perfect selfie accessory: the knit game day beard from Jo Designs.

They’ll keep you warm while you rock the team spirit. So, whether you’re an IU, Purdue, Pacers, and/or Colts fan, we’ve got the beard for you!

ICYMI September 14 baby and children goods Homespun Modern Handmade

Nice, Nice Baby

Newly restocked in the baby department: teething necklaces from Eloise Designs. Fashioned in a variety of prints and sizes, these  pieces are stylish, and you won’t feel bad when baby chews on this necklace.

ICYMI September 14 Indianapolis tea towels Homespun Modern Handmade

Restocks Galore!

While you still have the chance, don’t miss out on getting one of the Indianapolis tea towels from Modma Goods! Jams from Home Ec. are back too and make a great compliment to the tea towels. Pick up the pastel adorned cards from Evermore Paper Co. too and you have the perfect gift!

ICYMI September 14 Indianapolis sweatshirt Homespun Modern Handmade

All the… Fall Things!

Rejoice in the cooler weather with a sweatshirt from our local vendors! These babies are the softest inside! We also have knit hats, neck warmers, and fingerless mittens in store!


Check out our Upcoming Workshops and Events! -Click image to learn more!

ICYMI September 14 book signing Homespun Modern Handmade

ICYMI September 14 workshop cloth prints Homespun Modern Handmade

ICYMI September 14 napkin rings rose Homespun Modern Handmade

Come see us on the avenue and have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

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ICYMI August 24
This Week at the Shop

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Mab Graves

ICYMI August 24

ICYMI August 24 – New artists, restock, and new upcoming events in store! Read on to get the Handmade scoop in this week’s ICYMI August 24 blog!

We have a mad restock from local celebrity Artist, Mab Graves. These mini prints of her Children of the Nephilim series are absolutely stunning and we love them framed in a budding artist’s bedroom. And them get them the Derpy Dino Kitty pin for the backpack collection. So cool.

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Yellow Owl Workshop

DIY Heaven

The Make it Your Own workbook from Yellow Owl Workshop is the perfect gift for that DIY-always-crafting friend. It is full of so many ideas that we’re ready to go reupholster a chair right now. And it’s full of everything you need to make these projects – supply lists, stencils, and great tips!

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade DIY Kits

Continue the DIY journey with our embroidery kits and embroidery floss sets! Get a pair of Little Henri button earrings to look super fly while you DIY.

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Housewares

Art Happens Here

We have just one week left of Ribbon + Roving’s artist showcase in store. Come get a handmade wall hanging from a local artist! -Just $30 – $40 and so many to choose from!

New prints and cards from Iron Leaf Press are here along with 2019 planners and wall calendars from local printing company TF Publishing.

Brand new vendor, A Picnic Lunch, ingeniously created a line of crotched play food! From bacon and eggs to fruits and veggies to full sandwich sets, your little one will have so much fun cooking! -Pair the play food with a new children’s apron from La Tiendita and you have a great birthday gift for the kiddo!

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Self Care

Treat Yo’Self

Whether you’ve been trying to focus on increasing your confidence or taking more time for self-care, we have the goods to help. With the restock from School of Life Design, you can take a time out to journal and discover more about yourself with their collection of self help workbooks and zines.

Give yourself a daily reminder of your fierceness with magnets from Fiber and Gloss and paper pads from Haven Paperie. And then make sure to have your breakfast in a bowl from Rebecca Graves, because you are fucking beautiful.

The new up-cycled leather earrings from La Tiendita are flying off our shelves! Come treat yourself to some today!

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Baby Goods

All the Baby Goods

We are swooning over new vendor Ashes Ashes! The cutest clothing with the cutest prints! From baby hats to headbands to leggings and tops, these pieces have been so popular since hitting the shelves!

And don’t just stop at a new baby outfit, grab a stuffed creature from Mr. Sogs – all 25% off in store!

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade Final Clearance Sale

Final Clearance Sale – still happening through Labor Day! This sale has extended and all items are a minimum 25% off! Come see all the ways you can save on gifts today!

ICYMI August 24 Homespun Modern Handmade First Friday Erik Lundorf

First Friday September – Erik Lundorf

Join us in store for First Friday on September 7 and October 5 from 6pm – 8pm in store to celebrate the work of local artist, Erik Lundorf!

With a Studio Art concentration in oil painting, Erik graduated from DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. He currently works on a wide range of projects from privately comissioned portraits and personal comic strips to commercial illustration and digital design. This line of work titled “Indiana Monsters” will be on display in our store through the months of September and October.

You can learn more about Erik and his work by visiting:





Everyone have a happy, handmade weekend! And be sure to come shop our Final Clearance Sale!

-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.

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade INDIEana Handicraft Exchange

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!

ICYMI August 8 Homespun Modern Handmade reviews

We love to hear from you!

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!

ICYMI August 3 Homespun Modern Handmade Crafternoon

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!

ICYMI July 27 crafternoon faux floral wreath at Homespun

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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