The Craftadian market is coming to Hamilton! Made in Hamilton will take place at McMaster Innovation Park on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Shop handmade items from 60 independant artists including jewellery and accessories, art, fashion, ceramics, illustration, stationery, home decor, cookware and more. Plus, there will be music by DJ Aerlie Wild, swag bag giveaways (at 10am and 2pm), an interactive photo booth, and food. Food vendors include Durand Coffee, Dimkin’s Crepe, De-Liz-ious Treats, Happy Bees Honey, Wild Heather Tea — and there will be outdoor tables and tents for Crazy Burrito and Prince Edward Fries. There are also limited edition “Made in Hamilton” tshirts by True Hamiltonian. A portion of ticket sales will go towards Food4kids, an organization that fights child hunger in Hamilton. Admission is $3 for adults. Here’s a peek at some of our favourite vendors:
Bailiwick Studios’ Heather Cameron creates unique items for the home like art prints, greeting cards, holiday ornaments and animal planters. Her custom planters are customer favourites and are perfect for the nursery or living room.
Emma Jane Jewelry
Emma uses repurposed and natural materials to make gorgeous jewellery. Her beach glass necklaces can be customized with quotes, a map, or another decoupage design.
Send your well wishes with a handmade card by Glib Designs. The best cards are the ones given for no obvious reason, just to show you care.
Kathryn creates custom fine jewellery like wedding rings, heirloom pieces, and handmade glass. We also love her cufflinks, neckties, bowties, and pocket squares for the gents.
Kitties and Cabernet
Every cat lover’s dream brand, 10% of each sale from Kitties and Cabernet is donated to a local cat rescue. Find prints, cards, clothing, and cheeky painted dishes with sayings like #1 fur dad and I’m allergic to people.
Little Rose and Co
“For the child that runs on imagination, not batteries,” the creative folks at Little Rose and Co create wooden toys and decor like cameras, retro radios, bowling pins, and walkie talkies.
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Lush Lemon Studio
Justyna creates handmade custom signs and decor like her large hand painted maps for the home or cottage or round signs with a name on it, perfect for nursery decor.
Olive & Charley
Olive & Charley creates hand painted wood bead necklaces, leather tassel jewellery, leather disc earrings, hair bows, men’s bow ties, kids headbands and more.
Stephanie Street Co
Former pastry chef Stephanie Finn didn’t forget her love for sugary treats when she started her soap, natural skincare, and luxury bath products business – just take a look at her soap cupcakes. She also creates shaving sets, fresh sugar scrubs, and baby soaps and balms.
Studio Nutmeg creates hand-painted drinkware and serveware, customized for your needs. Order something for special occasions, like Mr and Mrs champagne glasses or a unique design you’ll use for years.
Founded in 2013, Terrarium House creates mini plant worlds and floral designs. Their maker recently moved from Turkey to Hamilton to continue creating contemporary art that plays with indoor gardening and urban design. Order a mini plant world in a necklaces or something larger for a decor piece.
Wild Blue Yonder Jewelry
Amber Aasman creates beautiful jewellery inspired by wood, the earth, and adventure in the Canadian wild, like gold filled earrings and reclaimed wood pieces. No two pieces are ever alike.