ICYMI: This Week At The Shop
October 20

Cactus Soap and Beastie Boys Koozie

It’s ICYMI time for October 20th!

With only 2 more weeks left in October, we are stocking our shelves to the brim with new product for the holiday season!

Brand new vendor, Tularoo Soaps, creates bubbly works of art like the cactus soap above. Their ingredients are all natural and they only use sulfate-free, non-comedogenic bases for their soaps. And bringing it full circle, all the packaging is recyclable as well.

You won’t find a more perfect stocking stuffer than the Beastie Boys koozie from Jolly Good Designs. -Enjoyable anytime of day.

Potholders by Umbrella Girl Productions

For the Kitchen Connoisseur

We’ve been restocked on reversible printed pot holders from Umbrella Girls and when bundled together, they make a great gift for the crafty cook in your life.

The almond butter sample packs from Revival Food Co. are back, and they are definitely a treat for this fall season. You can gift them all as is, or separate into smaller gifts. -So perfect! And we can’t talk kitchen without mentioning our Hoosier Harvest cookbook restock from Farm Indiana. This book is full of recipes from Indiana Chefs, farmers, food critics, artisans, and more!

Sweet Restock at Homespun

Sweet Somethings…

We just received the biggest restock on cards from Haven Paperie and the photo above is just a sampling of some of her new designs. That “Thanks for being a great kid” card nearly had me in tears. So cute. And look at that color scheme she’s using. A+!

What’s better than chocolate? How about chocolate that comes in a cute box with a cute saying ready to give to your cute friend? That’s right, those ever so popular chocolates from Curly Girl Designs are back!

Great things come in small packages… like the new thank you and happy birthday card sets from Big Wheel Press. And AC the Cat is trying out his paws at some crafty business below. That’s totally how I look when I start projects too. Well done, again, Kate Funk.

Cards and Card Set Restock

Perler Tricks Headbands

Halloween Accessories

Have a little Stormtrooper, Pikachu, or Ninja Turtle on your hands for Halloween? Accessorize their costumes with headbands from Perler Tricks. You can find more in store -and earrings, pins, and framed art made with these throwback beads as well!

The kids can add some Halloween flare without breaking the school uniform rules with skull hairpins and necklaces from Rachel O’s and Jean Elise Toys.  Sip some spiked cider out of a skull mug from local ceramicist Corey Jefferson.  And you can’t forget to send Happy Halloween cards to the nieces and nephews across the state. -Boo cards courtesy of Haven Paperie.

Halloween Accessories

Halloween Display Shelves

Hauntingly Handmade

Take some inspiration from our display shelves for your spooky soirees this season! You can find haunting prints and posters, dark decor, and other ideas from us in store!

Hayley’s Favorite Things

A Few of Our Favorite Things…

Haley B., our newest employee, is bringin’ you a few of her favorite things this week! A recent Indy transplant, she’s loving all the Midwest charm and she thinks that Indiana Peonies shirt from Yonder Clothing Co. is super charming too.

Hayley also has a prominent appreciation for pastel -hence her choice of Goldendrop Garland and vegan pleather backpack from MH Leathergoods. Welcome to the team Haley – you’re killin’ it on the Sales Floor already!

October Events

October Events

Fall Floral Pop-Up with Willow and Star Flowers, Saturday, October 21, 2017, 11am-4pm. Stop in our store for a fall inspired pop-up flower market. Buy a few stems or put together a whole bouquet and help spread the happiness this fall! Find out more about Willow and Star Flowers here.

Mass Ave Monster Mash, Sunday, October 29, 2017, 4pm-7pm. Join us for family-friendly trick-or-treating all along Mass Ave. Businesses up and down the avenue will be handing out treats (some candy and non-candy). This event is FREE – just look for businesses displaying the orange Monster Mash signs between the 300 and 900 blocks of Mass Ave.

That concludes this week’s ICYMI October 20th edition! I hope to see you out tomorrow for our Fall Floral Pop-Up in store from 11am-4pm! Have a happy, handmade weekend everyone!

-Amanda D.

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  • 01. Hayley

    Thank you for the feature!
    🙂 🙂 🙂

    • 02. hm_admin

      We are so happy to have you on staff! Hugs!