ICYMI: This Week at the Shop
April 20

ICYMI April 20 New Homespun scented candles from The Onyx Exchange and handcrafted ceramic bud vases from Linnea Campbell Ceramics

ICYMI April 20

On this week’s ICYMI April 20 blog, we’re sending out all the good vibes for spring to stick around! Cross those fingers with us and check out some of our new product and events happening in store!

Bring spring into your home with handcrafted ceramic bud vases from Linnea Campbell Ceramics. And, have you always wanted to bottle the scent of our store? Well, Onyx Exchange did that for you. You can now purchase Homespun scented candles right in our store! It’s a citrus herbal mix and we think it’s pretty spot-on!

ICYMI April 20 Handmade dreamcatchers, baby booties, Indiana shaped pillows, and face masks at Homespun

What We’re Loving Right Now…

Handmade dreamcatchers, up-cycled baby booties, and all natural face masks, can it get better than that? (If only we had puppies and kittens in store).

Have a DIY-er in your life? You can purchase those faux leather Indiana pillows in store as-is, or you can get a kit to do it yourself! What a fun weekend day project, especially if we get another bout of cold/snow/rain (our fingers are still crossed that we don’t).

ICYMI April 20 booze flavored lip balms from Aromaholic at Homespun

Boozy Balms

Remember those cocktail lip balm packs we showed you last week? Well, you can also buy them individually, you know, if you only like IPA’s (this girl). From beer flavors to mimosa, margarita, and more, these lip balms will be sure to make you giggle, even if they don’t have any real bubbly in them.

ICYMI April 20 The INDIEana Handicraft Exchange 2018 Summer Show is Saturday June 16th!

INDIEana Handicraft Exchange 2018 Summer Show

Start your shopping lists now! Vendors have been selected and announced on our vendors page here.

Never been to an INDIEana Handicraft Exchange? Well…join us for a summer afternoon filled with contemporary craft, live music, food trucks, ice cream, beer, and cider on Saturday, June 16th from 12pm-8pm! We’ll have over 100 vendors slingin’ their handmade goods and you can enjoy music from The Independent Music & Arts Festival which is held on site the same day as our summer show at The Harrison Center for the Arts. Admission is always free to our patrons and the event is family-friendly and open to all ages.

The first 100 customers in line at the event who check in with their Yelp! app will receive a FREE SWAG BAG full of goodies, discounts, and more from our presenting sponsors and vendors!

Don’t forget, like always, we’ll also be accepting donations for Coburn Place and Project Home Indy during our summer show! Bringing in donations gets you FREE RAFFLE TICKETS to win prizes during the show! Needed items include: household paper products, baby diapers, cleaning supplies, laundry supplies, trash bags, household linens, lightbulbs, body wash, adult pain relievers, IndyGo bus passes, instant oatmeal, coffee, granola bars, pillows, and batteries. Thank you for your continued generosity Indy!

For more information about our summer show, visit our FAQ page here.

ICYMI April 20 Vanessa Monfreda's new collage series will be on display at Homespun through the months of May and June

First Friday May-June 2018

Every month, Homespun: Modern Handmade hosts a celebration in collaboration with iDADA’s First Friday events. Our shows change every other month with various artists showcasing work in painting, illustration, photography, ceramics, and so much more.

For the months of May and June, we’ll be celebrating the new work of local artist Vanessa Monfreda. This collage series is inspired by Vanessa’s recent trip to Ecuador.

Born in Chile and spending part of her adolescence in Germany and Ecuador, Vanessa immigrated to the States with her family in the 90’s. Her diverse, multicultural background is ever present in her work and her use of up-cycled material adds another dimension to the already layered designs.

To learn more about Vanessa and her work, please visit her website at: http://vanessamonfreda.com/home.html

We hope to see you for First Friday in May and June!

Have a happy, handmade weekend!

-Amanda D.

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