Rock out to some of your favorite indie bands and check out one of the coolest craft markets you’ve ever seen! On Friday, August 16, Fountain Square will host an Indie Craft Market featuring handmade, unique, Etsy-style art & crafts. We support local, independent artists and designers and the small, local businesses where their products are sold.
Pale Dog Studios
What They Sell: Comic books, t-shirts, stickers, postcard prints, posters & pins featuring original art by myself and my creative partner, Melissa Albino.
Adornments by Diana
What They Sell: I make jewelry using Kumihimo – a Japanese weaving technique. My necklaces incorporate glass, stone and metal beads combined with pendents of the same types of materials. Some of my pieces incorporate vintage or re-purposed jewelry pieces. I will be sharing the booth with my 17 year old daughter who crafts woven cord bracelets and mixed media art.
What They Sell: Hand painted and icons of Cincinnati painted on top of maps and newspapers. The Roebling Bridge, Tyler Davidson Fountain, Pigs, Union Terminal and riverboats there will be something for all who call Cincinnati home, or are stopping by on a visit.
Queen Dreams Boutique
What They Sell: Jewelry and handmade hats, t-shirts and denim.
Pine Lane Soaps
What They Sell: All natural goat milk soaps and lotions, shea butter, lip balms, lotion bars. These items are made using goat milk from our farm in Batavia. There is no preservatives, detergents or sudsing agents. The soaps are great for all skin types and beautifully packaged.
What They Sell: Blingitz(TM) by Bandwagon LLC is a decorated clip which attaches to a 100% silicone wristband. Interchangeable clips come in dozens of images and collections (sports, hobbies, religious, etc.), including letters, and are collectable and tradeable. The clips are manufactured and decorated in Cincinnati.
Purple Hippo Stitches
What They Sell: I make snarky cross-stitches and DIY kits. I also have a small line of equally snarky greeting cards. Cross-stitched items include framed pieces, ornaments, and jewelry. Edgier items can be “censored” at your request.
What They Sell: My bowls are one-of-a-kind creations utilizing recycled materials. made from unwanted/discarded materials (i.e. sweaters, clothing, shower curtains, tablecloths, plastic screen, mylar balloons etc. ). They are unique, colorful and are available in a variety of shapes and sizes. We offer tiny to-hold rings and trinkets, soup/serving size bowls, larger items, or decorations to grace your shelves. The mega-sized bowl is a favorite of cats and smaller dogs – it is the recyclabowl pet bed.
Savage Juliette Jewels
What They Sell: My jewelry, sold under the name Savage Juliette Jewels, combines delicacy of construction, materials and theme (filigree, transparent and translucent gemstones, Bohemian/Czech glass, floral and natural motifs) with lots of metal (sterling, brass, copper) that suggests toughness, grit, and self-confidence.
Ya Tamu Beauty Products
What They Sell: All natural personally made shea butter products and handmade fair trade African baskets and necklaces/bracelets from Ghana. Whipped shea butter (all natural no synthetic chemicals), shampoo, conditioner, lip balm, hand sanitizer, leave in conditioner.
What They Sell: Truckshop is Cincinnati’s 1st mobile fashion truck! We carry (new) tops, dresses, jewelry, and accessories all for $65 or less.
What They Sell: I build various woodworking items from domestic hardwoods that is sustainably harvested and reclaimed from various sources. The main items I produce are cutting boards (end grain and face grain), cheese slicers, wine bottle stoppers, turned bowls, bottle openers, benches, stools, lazy susans, and pens.
In Small Spectacles
What They Sell: My pieces look like no other as I find my elements in obscure and out of the ordinary sources. I use solid brass findings and high quality gemstones and crystals. In addition, I design and hand-etch all of my pieces myself and don’t rely on foreign or mass-produced manufacturers to supply my components. All In Small Spectacles pieces are edgy and eclectic and current designs always look well paired with discontinued ones.
Cloud Nine Designz
What They Sell: Handmade jewelry, coasters, wine glass charms and wine bottle stoppers. I use sea glass and polymer clay. I make my own polymer clay beads and items.
What They Sell: The Centre for Sustainable Development Initiatives (CENSUDI) is a charitable organization registered in Ghana and the USA. CENSUDI empowers women and their communities in Ghana through the fair trade of their baskets, jewelry, shea-butter, batik, brittle and other indigenous resources. Our ultimate objectives are to enable the communities to improve access to quality education for their girls and women as well as include women’s voices and experiences in all development efforts. Fair trade is the fundamental foundation of our initiatives because it keeps our women out of poverty and their girls in school. It supports the local economy by providing critical income for many people enabling them to generate sustainable wealth for sustainable development.
Bruni Schultes/Kate Bairnsfather
What They Sell: Kuschel-Puschen ( Booties) for adults and children, Cowls, Personalized candles, Knit Items, Leather and Laser-cut Jewelry
What They Sell: Hair bows – for children. All different styles can be made. Assorted ribbons and colors. Tutus and Tutu bow holders.
What They Sell: We sell vintage journals (journals made from vintage books), screen printed canvas tote bags, and other papery goodness made from vintage books.
Funke Fired Arts
What They Sell: Funke Fired Arts is a clay studio and supply house in Cincinnati.
They sell beautiful handmade ceramic items, such as plates, bowls, cups, serving platters, pitchers and more.
What They Sell: The coolest hammocks in the world!