Saturday, December 7, 2013

TODAY! Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House

Hello friends,

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House is TODAY, Saturday December 7 from 12 to 6pm. We will have vendors at both Red Square Yoga Studio and Muse Coffee on 10th Ave W, between Howe St and Crockett St.

We can see the line-up of vendors in these 2 posts: Red Square Yoga vendors and Muse Coffee vendors.

There will be treats and (warm) drinks to enjoy, as well as live guitar music. We can't wait to see you there!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

More Vendors at Muse Coffee Co.

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House is in TWO DAYS!!

We are so excited to be expanding the Open House this year, at Muse Coffee Co., next door to Red Square Yoga Studio on 10th Ave W (near the intersection of Howe St in Queen Anne).

We previously shared the line-up of vendors who will be set up at Red Square Yoga -- you can find it here.

Below is the smaller list of vendors who will be set up at Muse Coffee, for a total of 15 vendors!

Wallingford Co.
Screen printed home textiles and paper goods

Moxie & Oliver
Handmade leather accessories for men and women

Annie Price
Knit arm warmers and cowls

You can see the list of all other vendors here.

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, December 7 from 12pm to 6pm. For reminders and updates, please join our Facebook event.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Benefit and Additional Vendors!

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House is less than a week away! We're so excited and hope to see you there!

Our Benefit and Gift Basket page is up. Every year, the Open House organizes a little fundraiser for a deserving local organization. This year, all proceeds will go to McClure Middle School Music Program. There is a lovely gift basket up for grabs, filled with handmade goodies from our vendors. For a chance to win, simply donate some money, which will earn you tickets in the drawing. Tickets are available online as well as at the Open House. More info here.

In other exciting news: we are adding vendors at Muse Coffee Co, next door to Red Square Yoga Studio!! This is fantastic news as it expands your holiday shopping options on the day of the Open House. We're thrilled about the artists and crafters who will be joining us there. Stay tuned for a new post unveiling all the info!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Holiday Open House Vendors

We are beyond excited about our line-up of vendors this year! 7 of them have participated in previous Open Houses, and 5 are brand new vendors.

Many talented artists and crafters applied to participate in this Open House. Due to limited space, we had the heart-breaking task of turning some of them away. We hope the resulting dozen will provide a well-curated assortment of gift options this holiday season.

Without further ado, here is a brief intro of our vendors. Please click links provided to visit their website, Etsy shop and/or Facebook page and see much more of what they have to offer.

Pearl Moon Designs 

Fine handcrafted jewelry featuring silver and gemstones


Jenny Bartoy ~ Handmade Designs

Natural textile goods for the home and upcycled fiber art


By My Touch

Sustainable eco-friendly vegan bags, purses and greeting cards


Marcia Ives



Dahlia Press Shop

Boutique design and letter-pressed cards and stationery


Ayako & Family

Organic jams


Susan Hanover

Reclaimed cashmere accessories


Fremont Candle Co.

Hand-poured soy candles


LOVE Bird Handmade Soaps

Natural soaps, lotion bars and lip balms



Recycled serving ware and hand-painted mugs



Modern felted housewares


The Coco Rose

Adorable eco-felt stuffies


We hope you're as excited as we are about these vendors. We can't wait to see you at the Holiday Open House on Saturday December 7. Don't forget to join the Facebook event for reminders!

Monday, October 21, 2013

Save the date!

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 12PM to 6PM at Red Square Yoga Studio in the Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle.

We have created a Facebook event. If you'd like reminders and updates about the Open House, please join the event by clicking the link then choosing "Going".

We've just about finalized the line-up of vendors and it is going to be a FANTASTIC assortment of artists. We had a record number of applicants for the Open House this year. While we were sad to have to turn some away due to limited space, we're thrilled with the vendors that will be selling their handmade goods at the Holiday Open House on December 7.

12 vendors, 1 musician, snacks and drinks to enjoy, and a giveaway basket to win! Come by to find unique, ecofriendly gifts handmade by local Seattle artisans: jewelry, art, home goods, table linens, natural candles, organic soaps, accessories, jams, toys and more!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

Calling All Vendors!

Are you an artist or crafter with high quality items to sell? Does your work have an eco-friendly bend? Would your products make perfect gifts for the holidays? You may be a great fit to fill one of the remaining booth spots at our Holiday Open House.

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 12PM to 6PM at Red Square Yoga Studio, in Queen Anne. This is the 5th year for this intimate craft fair with a loyal customer audience.

If you'd like to participate in the Open House, please apply by October 15. (See below.)

A few details:

- The space is cozy, so booth size will be no wider than 6-ft.
- There will be a $40 vendor fee to help cover costs.
- We will offer free drinks and snacks to visitors, as well as acoustic music.
- There will be a raffle to benefit a local charity (TBD). We invite vendors to contribute a little handmade something for the winner's basket.


If you'd like to participate in the Open House, please email jennybartoy {AT} gmail {DOT} com by October 15 with the following info:

- Name of business, web and shop addresses
- Contact info: email(s), cell number (for urgent contact only)
- 3-5 photos/links to items that best represent the handmade work you would sell at this event

After review of all interested participants, we will confirm placement in the Open House by October 20. Fee will be due by October 30 to reserve spot.

Browse this blog to see photos of previous Open Houses, and "like" us on Facebook to stay up to date!

We look forward to hearing from you!!

Monday, September 30, 2013

Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House 2013

We've set a date for the next Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House!

This has been a popular event in Queen Anne for the past 5 years and we're excited to see what this year brings in terms of new vendors, existing vendors' new offerings, and general fun!

The Holiday Arts + Crafts Open House will take place on Saturday, December 7 from 12pm to 6pm at Red Square Yoga.

Stay tuned for more details on how to apply to participate in the show, and what vendors will be featured this year!