Lots of new product to share with you this week! Keep scrolling for an exciting announcement, too. Oh, boy!
New in the Shop
Prints from Arsenal Handicraft.
Just a sampling of the vinyl decals made in Terre Haute, IN by Husband & Wife Press.
Prints and temporary tattoos from new vendor Lisa Chow.
Re-stock on Aromi products, new planters from Re by Katherine Scott, and re-stock on the delicious Mile Square Coffee Roastery blends!
INDIEana Handicraft Exchange Mini
Just announced! We’ll be hosting an IHE event on monument circle downtown in collaboration with Big Car. Stay tuned for more information, and follow our IHE Facebook page for the latest.
Candle Maker Pop-Up Bar with The Onyx Exchange, Saturday, August 29th, 11am-6pm: Join the Onyx Exchange for an afternoon of candle making at Homespun! Mark your calendars and stop in to make your very own 7oz. Lux candle or 10oz. Wine Bottle Candle. Mix your own scents (36 to choose from!) and create a one-of-a-kind candle!
Jewelry Making: Wire Wrapping Basics, Saturday, August 29th, 4-7pm: Have you ever wanted to go on a gem hunt? Well, here is your chance! Rana Salame Striedinger of Salame Jewelry Designs is opening her treasure chest of gemstones for you to peruse and select from to create your own one-of-a-kind jewelry. Students will learn several wire wrapping and jewelry assembly techniques to create two unique items – students can choose to make a pair of earrings and a necklace, two pairs of earrings, or two necklaces.
Southern Hospitality Trunk Show: Thursday, September 3rd, 4-8pm: Participating in Run(317): Mass Ave.? Southern Hospitality, a brand new vendor with a lovely line of foot care products, will be hosting a trunk show in front of our store with tips for treating your post-run toes. Stop by, chat, and check out their all-natural, preventative foot care products, wrapped in a delightful southern charm.
Hand-Felted Soap: Saturday, September 5th, 11-12:30: Yummy-smelling soaps with a soft, built-in washcloth – how’s that for practical? Hand-felted soaps look beautiful, smell good enough to eat, and will take your bathtime rituals up a notch. Wrapped in soft – not scratchy! – naturally anti-fungal wool, these soaps lather fragantly, last longer than regular soaps, and provide added exfoliation to leave your skin feeling extra pampered. Over time, the wool will shrink around the soap, leaving you with a small pouch that you can cut open and use with another bar of soap. Makes a great gift!
Book Signing and Knit-In with Joan of Dark: Thursday, September 10th, 6-8pm: If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, surely you’ve daydreamed about having your own Direwolf. Joan of Dark, local knitter and author, can make that happen! Join us this evening and knit along with the author as she signs copies of her newest book, “Geek Knits.”
Coming Up in Indianapolis
Indiana State Fair: August 7th-23rd: Have you gone yet?!
IndyFringe Theatre Festival: August 13th-23rd
Dig IN- A Taste of Indiana: August 30th: Indiana’s premier farm-to-fork food festival. High-quality, locally produced products are the hallmark of Indiana’s favorite food festival, Dig IN, a Taste of Indiana 2015.
Run317: Mass. Ave. edition, Thursday, September 3rd
Indy Jazz Fest: September 10th-19th
See ya next week, friends!