Posts Tagged ‘crafty bastards’

Just a Sneaky Little Peek

While the vendor gallery won't be live until early next week, I have been peeking at it a bit. Don't tell! And what I have seen is pretty amazing. Wanna see? The first vendor that caught my eye was Pidge Pidge. Hailing from Chadds Ford, PA, Pidge Pidge marries a modern color palette with an […]

Thanks for Coming to Crafty Bastards!

Thanks to all the vendors and visitors for making the 8th annual Crafty Bastards another amazing show! Despite the rain and chilly weather, we had vendors tell us this was their best Crafty Bastards yet. Please take a moment to fill out our Shopper Survey so we can make sure next year's Crafty Bastards is […]

See You Tomorrow!

See you tomorrow at Crafty Bastards for some shopping and fun! If you're not already following Crafty Bastards on Twitter make sure you follow it now, as tomorrow special deals from vendors will be tweeted out all during the fair. Wondering how to get to the fair? Then check out this handy guide for directions […]

Check Out Demo Square

It's here everyone! Crafty Bastards is tomorrow and just for you, we are doing some awesome DIY demonstrations. Here is a sweet schedule that Ben Claassen III of Dirt Farm did for the Crafty Bastards guide in this week's paper. I just got a new bike, and need to know more about them.  The Bike […]

Crafty Bastards Neighborhood Stampede

This year Washington City Paper is hosting the Neighborhood Stampede, an awesome scavenger hunt with more than $800 in prizes. Playing is easy. This Thursday pick up a copy of the paper which will contain the entry form. Then visit each of the 12 participating businesses and ask for a validation stamp at each. When […]

Handmade Holidays: Attention Last Minute Shoppers

Last weekend's snowpocalypse put a damper on my plans to shop at the Holiday Booty Market & Black Cat's Rock and Shop.  Good thing our area has local shops that carry handmade goods to round out my last minute holiday shopping. Head downtown now to catch the final hours of DC's Downtown Holiday Market, which […]

You Will Love Berkley Illustration

Have I mentioned that we have over 30! new vendors at the fair this year? Yes, I think I have mentioned that. Well, it is still true. While I can't promise that you will love super love all of them, I can promise without a doubt that you will love Berkley Illustration. The magical pairing […]

You Will Love Final Approach

The competition to get into Crafty Bastards is fierce. Usually only one in four applications make it to the show. This year we have a pretty large crop of new faces setting up their tents on October 3rd. There are over 30 new vendors and my goal is to tell you about as many of […]

My Life Needs a New Bag

Tomorrow my twins start Pre-K and my life as I know it will change. No more dragging around a huge Target canvas bag full of fish crackers, potty seats and changes of clothing. My life needs a new bag. I need something big enough for an embroidery project, ipod, cell phone, audio recorder, etc., but […]

Tweet What You Bought!

Wanna share your Crafty Bastards scores? A fun way to do so is to post about it on Twitter. Just use the words Crafty Bastards or @craftybastards in your post and it will show up on the feed on the Crafty Bastards homepage. If you don't already follow Crafty Bastards on Twitter, you can do […]