MAKE Collectives | "Find Your Zen" Bath Teas + Salts Workshop
Feb
19
10:00am10:00am

MAKE Collectives | "Find Your Zen" Bath Teas + Salts Workshop

MAKE Collectives | "Find Your Zen" Bath Teas and Salts Workshop

Join MAKE Collectives in Long Beach + enjoy a glass of Bourbon champagne with light refreshments as you make a bath tea, bath salt, bath tea bags, or body polish/scrub. Learning from the best, a local maker from Naked Scrubs, just how to pamper yourself, or your loved one this February.

AJ will teach us:

  • the benefits of natural ingredients
  • how to make your own bath salt or bath teas

+ leave with very own scrub, bath salt or tea as well as the knowledge to make them at home whenever you please.

Cost $25

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Long Beach Antique Market
Feb
19
6:30am 6:30am

Long Beach Antique Market

  • 4901 E Conant Street Long Beach, CA 90808 (map)
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By far, my  f a v o r i t e  flea in the area! If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of DTLA check out the LB Antique Market. With over 800+ vendors this flea's sure to satisfy all your haggling cravings. Check out my Flea Feature for some more inspiration + info.

Cost: $6

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Photo c/o Long Beach Antique Market

Photo c/o Long Beach Antique Market

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Silverlake Flea
Sep
10
12:00pm12:00pm

Silverlake Flea

  • 1511 Micheltorena Street Los Angeles, CA, 90026 United States (map)
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Promoting indie in every way possible is their game. I can't wait to check out this Silverlake flea and the amazing vintage home decor, vinyls, and fashion they got going on. The fact that they highlight bands and dj's I might actually get the husband to join. 

Cost: FREE

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Ventura Flea Market
Aug
28
9:00am 9:00am

Ventura Flea Market

Sister Flea to the Rose Bowl Flea, I've heard Ventura Flea is just as good, if not possibly, better than the Rose Bowl. I'm heading there this month to check it out for myself, so you'll get all the details soon. Oh, apparently T-Swift shops here, so that has to be a good sign.

Cost: $10/$5

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Artists + Fleas
Aug
20
to Aug 21

Artists + Fleas

  • 647 Mateo Street Los Angeles, CA, 90021 United States (map)
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Artists + Fleas in the DTLA blends fleas + artisans to provide a one-stop-shop for all your vintage and scouring needs. They also have workshops and food trucks to round out this trip. Check out their goods and support your local artists!

Cost: FREE

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Photo c/o Artists + Fleas

Photo c/o Artists + Fleas

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Driving Miz Daisy
Aug
14
7:00am 7:00am

Driving Miz Daisy

  • 28000 Marguerite Pkwy Mission Viejo, CA 92692 (map)
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Inspired by their upcycled + loved retro trailer, Driving Miz Daisy brings funky finds, antiques, upcycled goods + tons of vendors to South Orange County. I haven't been myself but know some great vendors attend + I look forward to checking it out this month.

Cost: FREE

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Crafted
Aug
6
to Aug 8

Crafted

Open every Fri, Sat + Sun, Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles, is a permanent fair featuring local SoCal artisans. Not only does the marketplace feature products + goods, they house live music events + DIY workshops. I can't wait to checkout their marketplace this month + maybe even a DIY class!

Cost: FREE

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Handmade LA Pop-Up
Jun
11
1:00pm 1:00pm

Handmade LA Pop-Up

  • 10050 Constellation Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90067 United States (map)
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This pop-up is sure to please with craft food + local artists coming together to give you 3 hours of indie inspiration. The Crown Collective + Rolling Greens will be there demonstrating some of their finest DIY's : ) Can't go wrong with this one.

Cost: FREE

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Urban Air Market
Jun
5
11:00am11:00am

Urban Air Market

Shopwalk DTLA + Urban Air Market are coming together for the first time to create one amazing open air market focusing on sustainable design. I got a chance to hit Urban Air Market in Oakland a few years back + I am so excited to see it grow + expand to Los Angeles! Be sure to check out this one of a kind experience. 

Cost: FREE

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A Map to You Art|Shop | Artisanal Trading Post & Exhibition
Jun
4
3:00pm 3:00pm

A Map to You Art|Shop | Artisanal Trading Post & Exhibition

  • 5257 West Adams Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90016 United States (map)
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"This artisanal exposition is a celebration and a platform provided to some of Los Angeles' most gifted artists, textile artists, craftsmen, and handmade vendors. Its an event that allows our local residents to get exposed to innovative art, creative and diverse perspectives, and to shop uniquely handmade artful tchotchkes. In addition, this is also a platform of advocacy for those who have the courage to live out their creative visions and dreams, as well as extending that courage into their livelihoods and sharing it with their local community members." Love everything about this description + can't wait to go check this one out!

Cost: FREE

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Silverado Salvage | Eastern European Sale
Jun
4
to Jun 5

Silverado Salvage | Eastern European Sale

  • 4625 East 50th Street Vernon, CA, 90058 United States (map)
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If you missed my first Maker of the Month post on Silverado Salvage be sure to go check it out now!  Jeff, owner of Silverado Salvage, made one of his dreams come true (+ mine) when he took a 40' shipping container to Eastern Europe + filled it with unbelievable goodies that will be on sale this month!! 

Cost: FREE

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Junque Trunk
May
15
8:00am 8:00am

Junque Trunk

  • 474 El Camino Real Tustin, CA, 92780 United States (map)
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This is a unique junk show + not to be missed! Artists bring their overflow of craft supplies + other goods for a super sale. If you're in the market for craft supplies such as paint, shells + whatever else crafters keep, this is your place!

Cost: FREE

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Echo Park Craft Fair
May
7
to May 8

Echo Park Craft Fair

  • 1215 Bates Ave Los Angeles, CA 90029 (map)
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Echo Park Craft Fair is a beautiful merging of artists + crafters from around the Los Angeles area. So many talented artists are featured here, it is a shame to ever miss. If you're in the East L.A neighborhood go check it out + pick up some summer finds! 

Cost: $10 single/$16 weeekend

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SF | Renegade Craft Fair
Apr
29
to May 1

SF | Renegade Craft Fair

  • Fort Mason Center Herbst Pavilion (map)
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If you're in SF April 29 - May 1st, without a doubt go check out the Spring Renegade Craft Fair. Held at Fort Mason there are so many good vendors, makers, foodies + crafters you will never be disappointed. Although I can't make it this year, go for me + have some drinks + take some pics : ) Be aware that April 29th is a wholesaler only day, April 30 - May 1st is open to the public. 

Cost: FREE

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Artisanal LA
Apr
9
to Apr 10

Artisanal LA

  • 1933 South Broadway Los Angeles, CA, 90007 United States (map)
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There is so much goodness happening at this Spring's Artisanal LA I can hardly contain my excitement. From handmade goods, DIY-ers, crafters, pop up urban farms, to food + drinks you will be sure to have a day full of happiness + merriment. 

Cost: $10 online | $15 at the door

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Trading Post 1908
Apr
8
to Apr 9

Trading Post 1908

  • Anaheim Convention Center (map)
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This will be my first time attending this what seems to be a badass indoor flea market. I have no idea really what to expect, but do expect a blog post on it coming up soon : ) There will be antiques, vintage finds + handmade goods. Check out the early bird Sip + Shop event on April 8th, or for only $2 check out the entire event on April 9th!

Cost: $25 | $10 | $2

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DIY Workshop | Macrame Workshop Online w/ Emily Katz
Apr
1
to Apr 16

DIY Workshop | Macrame Workshop Online w/ Emily Katz

When I learned of Emily Katz from Justina Blakeney's latest bohemian bible The New Bohemians I fell completely inlove with her style. I've been trying to make it to one of her workshops for months now + never seem too, but now I have no excuse! She's now offering certain workshops online! Take them at any time, whenever it works in your schedule, + be prepared to up your coolness.

Cost: Varies

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Photo c/o Emily Katz

Photo c/o Emily Katz

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The Gem Fair
Feb
26
to Feb 28

The Gem Fair

  • 88 Fair Dr Costa Mesa, CA 92626 (map)
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For all my bohemians out there, go check out this Gem Faire in Costa Mesa for all your spiritual + crystal needs. I'm sure I'll be there collecting + bargaining my way into serenity. Open Friday 12-6pm (Wholesale Hours 10am-12pm) Saturday 10am-6pm + Sunday 10am-5pm.

Cost: $7 weekend pass

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Gem Faire | Crystals | Costa Mesa | www.foundandkept.com
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Mercantile Flea Market
Feb
6
10:00am10:00am

Mercantile Flea Market

  • 115 S Harbor Blvd Fullerton, CA 92832 (map)
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Back in my home town Fullerton hosts a wonderful little flea in Downtown Fullerton, every first Saturday. Mercantile Flea Market blends a variety of goods, handmade wares, antiques + art to make for a flea as diverse as the town. Pair this with some live music + you've got your perfect Saturday outside the big city.

Cost: FREE

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Workshop Spotlight | Dear Handmade Life | Sketchbook Online Workshop
Feb
6
9:00am 9:00am

Workshop Spotlight | Dear Handmade Life | Sketchbook Online Workshop

Dear Handmade Life hosts numerous of online workshops. I love the idea of constantly learning new skills + finding your creativity + feel this workshop is perfect for all of you out there. The best part about this, its online! You can draw, create + have fun at home or in your backyard at your own pace. Check it out + find your lost artistic side.

Cost: $45

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DIY Workshop Spotlight: Intro to Knitting
Jan
9
10:00am10:00am

DIY Workshop Spotlight: Intro to Knitting

  • 453 South Spring Street #M1 Los Angeles, CA, 90013 United States (map)
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LA seems to be gushing with new DIY workshops + studios all around town. At Gather DTLA  every Saturday is the place to be with their Intro to Knitting workshop. 

Now that I'm weaving regularly my new desire is to knit. This Intro to Knitting class is sure to be a creative experience + claims to make me a knitter in 3 hours.

Check it out, or just check out their site for more DIY + creative workshops!

Cost: $45

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Photo c/o Gather

Photo c/o Gather

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