This Week at the Shop: August 22nd

Part of our crew is in The Big Apple this week searching out new, beautiful, hand-crafted items for our shelves and we are so excited about the sneak peaks we’ve been getting on Instagram! We still have new things being added to our shelves each week, read on to check them out and see what’s happenin’ This Week at the Shop.

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New

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New vendor: Skinny & Co. Based in Indianapolis, Skinny & Co. is the only 100% raw coconut oil in the world. From oil pulling to moisturizing to mouth wash, we have a full range of products. Come try some!

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Restock from Circle City Growler!

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Beautifully paired prints from Laura George and No. 18 Paper Co. Also, this adorable chalk board from Red Barn Collective looks so cute next to a box of gorgeous dolls by Riley Construction Toys.

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We also have a sweet new window display. It’s so hard to photograph, come check it out in person! So proud of our talented team.

We’re Hiring! 

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Come work with a great team, supportive management, and promote local and ethically sourced goods! We also have a lot of fun with displays, merchandising, events, and more! We are seeking part-time Sales Associates and an evening Shift Manager. Stop in to fill out an application and drop off your resume!

Devour Downtown

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Devour Downtown is happening now! Bring a receipt from Mimi Blue Meatballs or Black Market to receive 10% off your purchase!

What We’re Wearing

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Above: feeling comfortable and very Hoosier in this tee by Megan Lee Designs and zip-up hoodie by United State of Indiana. Below: a perfect little ensemble comprised of a tee, also by Megan Lee, bag by ReFind Originals, necklace by Grey Theory Mill and a simple black skirt.

Coming Up

 

First Friday Exhibition, Jake Lee: Friday, September 2nd, 6-8pm: To say Jake Lee is a man of many talents wouldn’t be an understatement or an overstatement, it would simply be accurate. Jake is a designer, curator, entrepreneur, and mixed media artist based in Indianapolis, Indiana. This series “Sucker Punch” explores the world of mass media and the imagery it chooses to display. Jake constructs his work by using type, imagery and iconic images. He enjoys the process of building layers from a variety of different mediums such as collaging, drawing, painting, image transfers and silk screening on wood blocks. Jake says he tries to convey a narrative story to the viewer that illustrates his feelings and his struggle with how media and advertising are used to shape society’s concepts of beauty, life, and passion. Jake also curates a gallery called The Attic in the Murphy Building in Fountain Square, Indianapolis. It is open to the public every First Friday during the IDADA Art Walks. Jake also operates his own t-shirt venture called Made In The Square which harnesses the distinct attitude of Fountain Square, Indiana. His work will be showing at Homespun September – October 2016.

Workshop: Macrame Hanging Planter: Saturday, September 17th, 12-2pm: Have some flowing greenery that needs hanging for full-effect? Always wanted to learn how to macrame? Then we’ve got the perfect class for you! Savannah Norris, local stylist, artist, and jane of all trades, will help you craft a hanging planter perfect for your growing green babies and your personal style! Bring yourself and your plant (in a small – medium pot or jar) and a sturdy stick (optional) if you’d like to make it a contemporary wall hanging – all other supplies will be provided. Additional fee if you’d like the intstructor to provide the plant and pot for you!

Workshop: Flower Crown: Sunday, September 18th, 1-3pm: Evoke your inner ethereal goddess or god by creating a one-of-a-kind flower crown with local earth-mama and crystal-spirit-queen, Rana Salame. All flower crown supplies will be provided by the instructor – however, you’re welcome to B.Y.O.B. Sip and get spirited while you get your craft on!

Candle Maker Pop-Up Bar w/ The Onyx Exchange: Saturday, September 24th, 11am-4pm: Join the Onyx Exchange for a day of candle making at Homespun! Mark you calendars and stop in to make your very own 7oz. Lux candle or 11oz. Wine Bottle Candle! Have fun mixing your own scents to create something totally you! No registration required for this Homespun event. Candles take about 2 hours to cure. Feel free to hang around the Ave and shop, or you can leave and come back later to pick up your candle. Homespun will hold them for you.

See ya next week, friends!

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