Below are profiles of our vendors for the upcoming HAHO Market on June 8th! Be sure to take a look and show these hard workers some support by attending from 3-8pm at Earthlinks, 2828 Larimer Street!
- Quiet. Leather Works -
Quiet. Leather Works makes 100% handmade leather goods locally here in Denver, Colorado. Each piece is conceptualized then cut, dyed, assembled and sewn by hand individually. They specialize in custom and personalized work, and just because you don't see it doesn't mean they don't make it - they take requests!
- Lowest-Fi -
Lowest-Fi is a creative company focused on the production and growth of local art and music. As the company itself is run by artists, it's DIY attitude, collaborative and artistic foundation sets it apart from the commercIal world. The Lowest-Fi Printing Press screen prints original artwork produced by local artists onto t-shirts, totes and more.
- KrinkleKut -
KrinkleKut makes boutique baby items, including corduroy bibs, chenille burp cloths, and Krinkle Tag Toys. Handmade cloth dolls (including superheroes) and little handheld dolls are part of the wonderful items you will see, and each product can be requested in a custom order, with specified skin color, hair color, or clothing colors. KrinkleKut also makes beautiful one-of-a-kind rolled flower headbands, button headbands, hair clips, flowers, and other trendy items to wear, as well as purses, craft aprons, and cash envelope wallet systems. The bright colors and patterns, along with the excellent sewing details, make KrinkleKut products unique and desirable.
- Kundalini Designs -
Kundalini Designs currently makes various sizes of hanging and stationary geometric terrariums. All of the glass is cut and soldered by hand by them, and they offer containers with air plants and other assortments of succulents and foliage plants. They also offer a selection of jewelry made from the scrap glass with bones, quills and other decorative designs.
- Never a Dull Moment Shoeshines and Sharpening -
Look sharp, be sharp, and do your best work! There should never be another dull moment with full-service shoe shining and sharpening at the Denver Handmade Homemade market! Giles and Nate have been ""honing"" their skills at coaxing even the dullest leather and leatherman alike into shining submission.
Watch as these two restore shoes, satchels, handbags, brooks saddles, and any other leather goods to their original splendor. They'll go over the ""finer points"" of your garden tools, pocket and kitchen knives, throwing stars, chisels, and mauls, awls, and machetes. If it has a blade, they'll bring it back to its original glory.
- RedStuff Designs -
Stefany loves to sew and create, and use a combination of beautiful batiks, recycled hardware and organic cottons in my diaper bags and handbags. It is exhilirating to create something beautiful and functional from items that once were considered disposable.
- Tootsie Taylor's -
Tootsie Taylor was Leslie's grandmother and she taught her how to knit when she was 5 years old. She taught her how to cook, and she taught her how to re-purpose items and waste nothing. Today, Leslie sews, makes cold process soaps, vegetable markers, and several different kinds of canned soups.
- Feisty Owl Studio -
Tracesea has been decorating, altering, rearranging and creating things for fun since she was just a wee child. She thinks that life should be fun and we should love our work, which has led her to create Feisty Owl Studio. Tracesea creates original whimsical and peculiar designs that she hand draws and paints onto ceramics. Whenever possible she uses items that she finds at charity thrift stores in her work. Her items are fondly created by hand; each is slightly different and unique. She prints some of her designs onto onesies and organic tee shirts for children and adults. She also uses both her designs and her own photographs to create greeting and note cards (printed on eco-friendly paper products).
Besides an artist, Tracesea is many things... including a writer, a researcher, a teacher and an agent of change.
You can contact Tracesea anytime at email@example.com. She’d love to hear from you!
- Silver Rose -
Meghan of Silver Rose works with macrame and encrustations (stones inlayed in natural bases like wood or coco), and makes metal wraps with stones using copper or metal. She also solders the silver or does invisible wax castings. The materials are a collection of treasures from around the world. She daydreams about all the beauty that surrounds us in this world and portrays this in her handmade jewelry designs.
- Porcelain Moon Fine Art -
Jason is an independent ceramic artist working out of the Denver area. He works with the highest quality materials to create artistic and expressive fine ceramic ware. He has been in the ceramic field for over 8 years, and takes great care in all the work he makes.
- Saribellum -
Thanks to regular donations from awesome Denver Freecyclers, Saribellum (Smart Art from the Little Brain) is able to transform everyday plastic bags into durable, fashionable upcycled goods.
By honing her fused-plastic techniques she has created quality, eye-catching wallets and notebooks as remarkable for their handmade designs as for their eco-friendly nature.
Each piece is unique - and a guaranteed conversation starter. Who knew keeping plastic bags out of landfills could yield such rad accessories?
- Bare Root Studio -
Bare Root Studio makes genuinely hand-painted, hand-lettered signs, furniture & home decor from recycled wood & paints. They are also responsible for creating the brand-new Denver HAHO sign!
- Giddy Gear -
Jennifer makes home made yarn creations into custom hats and recyclable bags. She approaches each hat as a sculpture, and her bags are made completely from recyclable bags, donated to her.
- Prism Designs -
- Pony Treats! -
Vegan*Organic*Local Ingredients*Awesome – Pony Treats provides prepared foods for patrons to consume at the market or takeout (bring your own tupperware). All foods are vegan and prepared with organic ingredients with an emphasis on local and seasonal foods. Gluten-free options also available. Lunch, dinner, desserts!
- The Hippie Spot -
The Hippie Spot was a sanctuary in New Orleans for BMX riders and skateboarders. They spent many, many hours building a public skate park in an abandoned lot just to have a place to be themselves and share their love of biking and skating. Unfortunately, complaints to the city brought a demolition crew to the Hippie Spot, and in a few short hours, all of the love and hard work put into this small oasis had vanished. To remember this sacred place, The Hippie Spot took up its name. All of the original pieces produced by The Hippie Spot are handcrafted with love and are constructed from recycled and upcycled materials including bicycle parts, zippers, and hardware. These items serve as eco-friendly jewelry, accessory, and decor options from an award-winning designer.
- An*Jewelry -
An*Jewelry creates stunning and exclusive handmade jewelry for all tastes. Each piece is made with a fun range of materials making them completely unique and one of a kind. Fabric, semi-precious stones, leather and repurposed materials are just to name a few of the cool things that make up the pieces. Inspiration for the designs is born through the anthropological view of diverse cultures, making each piece an exciting work of art.
- Mountain Majesty Lavender -
Karen loves lavender! Her urban farm is located in the Cole neighborhood. Along with lavender she grows a variety of herbs. She tries to incorporate as many of her plants into yummy things for the body - inside and out. Lavender bath bags, facial steam, lotion and body butter. A variety of pestos, jams,relishes and vinegars. Salt scrubs made with herb infused oils. herbs and flowers are grown in her garden. Fruit and vegetables are purchased from farmers markets or are overflow from friends.
- Pablo's Coffee -
Pablo's Coffee is Denver's coolest coffee roaster! They source the best green coffee from all over the world, carefully roast it by hand in small batches, and serve it up at our two busy Central Denver locations. They'll be showing how to roast, press, and pour-over coffee, so be sure to check them out at the HAHO!
- Kassia's Pasta Farm -
Kassia makes local, organic (wherever possible) fresh dried pastas and fresh frozen ravioli. Both pastas are filled with local, organic veggies-they'll be coming from their own organic garden, Urbiculture Community Farms, and farmer's market vendors. Because Kassia focuses on veggies, most of her goods are also vegan! These include homemade veggie broth, pestos, sauces, and canned or frozen soups. She has gluten free ravioli too! Also, Kassia has created the Pasta Bike, so be sure to check out her website to see where she'll be to catch up with her for lunch!
- kimmakescrafts -
Kimberly Greenwell is a full time student, part time filmmaker and part time jeweler/crafter. What started out as wanting to preserve her own memories in the form of film negatives and resin casting turned into a wide array of upcycled jewelry and accessories. While recycling film negatives and upcycling found objects into resin pendants are her two specialties, she continues to learn new techniques and find inspiration from all of the seemingly useless materials around her. Just recently she began accepting requests for custom pieces that have so far included but are not limited to: preserving human teeth and client's personal film negatives and photos in resin charms and pendants. Kimberly loves when client's have new ideas for her to bring to life and she aspires to work with a wider variety of materials as her business expands.
- beJuled -
Jule Monnens has been sewing since age 8, and began quilting in 2011. One glance at the gorgeous Asian fabrics in a local quilt shop had her addicted in no time. Each quilt has a back story, and kanji are incorporated into many of her designs. Jule also creates greeting cards in which her poetry and photography complement each other, while the influence of the play of color and light are visible.
- The Little Red Canoe -
The Little Red Canoe focuses on beautiful and useful fabric pieces using both designer fabrics and hand dyed shibori fabrics. Their products include: OOAK embroidered and sewn children clothing and aprons (for both boys and girls), headbands, vintage self storing market bags, cross-body satchels and purses (for children and adults), hand dyed scarves, tiaras and crowns, and "case in point" line of amusing and lighthearted tees and onesies of all sizes.
- DewdropzGarden -
Dawn E Winslow, aka Dew, founder of DewdropzGarden has a passion for greener living in all of her creations. Her one of a kind, upcycled wearable art apparel inspires individual style while also helping to do our part in keeping the carbon footprint low~Recycling the eco-chic fashionista way!
Her latest creations also include a ""Minimal Ingredients*Maximum Yumminess"" Organic Skin Care Line that includes whipped shea body butters, hydrating body scrubs, sugar scrub cubes, conditioning lip balms, tinted lip glosses and essential oil perfumes.
DewdropzGarden is Eco~Chic Artisan Apparel and Organic Skin Care that is Handcrafted in Denver with the Spirit of Aloha.
- Gardenscapes -
Ellen is a garden designer and has operated a landscape gardening business in Denver for the past thirteen years. She is really interested in bringing new life and new direction to the concepts and attitudes governing our notions of the residential landscape. She is designing container gardens featuring hardy succulent and rock garden plants, and others that combine summer herbs, edibles and ornamentals. The containers can be used on porches, patios, balconies, and in the garden, they evolve thru the seasons and invite interaction.
- Sedula Craft -
Lili is a self taught fiber artist that likes working with up cycled materials. She was crafting from very young age while growing up in Lithuania. Rich history, natural beauty of the country and traditional crafts were a sources of inspiration. She uses rescued fibers as fabric scraps, yarn, wool felt to create functional products for every day such as market bags, toy dogs, felted rose pins, owl buntings, and decorative pillows!
- Silverblood Trading Co. -
Rebecca will be crafting some goodies from herbs wildcrafted in Colorado or collected locally from organic gardens,as well as decadent candies and chocolate something or others.There will be unique jewelry for trade and some sewing,both practical and whimsical items. Who knows what else she may pull out of her witches' hat ?
- Wilderness Romance -
Share your love of wildlife with Wilderness Romance Designs. Handcrafted in Lakewood, Co.
- Wunderkamera -
Jessica creates objects of curiosity and jewelry using natural objects found near her home, on walks, and on trips. Her favorite materials include glass bottles and vials (especially antiques or recycled bottles from her own home), bones, specimens, gems crystals and minerals, moss and lichen, insects, and botanical specimens. The pieces created in Wunderkamera Studio are inspired by nature, natural history museums, and the history of collecting. Collections and antiquated curiosity cabinets spark Jessica's creativity and she loves objects with rich history.
- Bowled Over by Jill -
Jill has been a fiber artist for 30+ years and is a prolific quilter and knitter. Her studio is her designated comfort zone and a place where creativity abounds. Her bowls are made from strips of scrap material wrapped around cotton clothes line. There are never any two alike and they come in many shapes, sizes, and colors.
- No Coincidence Pottery -
Gita and Kylle both work and teach at Stoneleaf Pottery. They offer an extremely eclectic, very colorful mix of stoneware pottery. Which is in most cases is fully functional, microwave and dishwasher safe.
- Leathershit -
Dana uses repurposed leather scraps from a furniture upholsterer to create durable, useful pieces, including wallets, bracelets, belts, bags and journals. All are cut and sewn by hand.
- Pump-a-licious Designs -
Handcrafted, one-of-a-kind jewelry and accessories made from sterling silver, copper, and natural gemstones. All Pump-a-licious creations are designed and made by local Denver artist Karen Pump.
- Lolo Bridgetta -
Lauren creates hand bound journals, with covers composed of old atlas/road maps, or anything that inspires. Her journals are always acid free paper products!
- Luxy & Nelson's Biscuit Co. -
Luxy & Nelson’s Biscuit Co. is a Denver, Colorado based dog treat company named after my two (spoiled rotten and adorable) rescue pups. They started a dog walking/hiking business a few years back and began baking and distributing homemade treats made for special occasions and holidays to all my clients. Their clients (both fur and human) loved them and kept asking if they could buy some for friends and family. They knew the only way they could do it, or wanted to do it, was by using the best ingredients around, which meant supporting local and using only organic human grade ingredients.
- Kunoichi Creations -
Kunoichi Creations combines a love of mythology and fantasy with crafting. Rebekah founded Kunoichi Creations after discovering that demand for her jewelry went beyond just close friends. She now fashions elaborate wire-wrapped elf ears, ear cuffs, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets, drawing inspiration from real-world mythology as well as fictional lore, particularly that of fantasy video games.
- Foodie Bliss Goodies -
Foodie Bliss Goodies was started in the fall of 2012. Meagan was a food blogger and craft enthusiast who longed for a way to conjoin her two interests. She discovered the world of creating jams and jellies after her mom sent her a jar of strawberry fig preserves from her grandmother's fig tree, and decided that canning might be a great way for her to express herself creatively through cooking! After some experimenting in the kitchen, she founded Foodie Bliss Goodies as a way to share her delectable gourmet items with others. Now through Etsy.com and social networking, people can purchase these little jars of goodness to enjoy in their own homes and share with others.
- Made by Tay -
Tay primarily creates jewelry from repurposed spoons, butter knives and forks. While it all started with a spoon bracelet, she now makes rings, necklaces and other creations that utilize cutlery in a variety ways.
- Dragonwishes Hand Painted Boxes and Collectibles -
Sarah is a local artist and mom from Lakewood, Colorado. She hand paints wood trinket boxes and makes re-purposed bottle cap pendants. She has been an artist at heart since childhood and started doing it full time last year. Her style is pop culture and eclectic. She loves to meet new people, get ideas and get her artwork out there for everyone to enjoy!
- Denver Seitan Company/ACME Vegan -
Denver Seitan produces delicious, artisan wheat meats for hungry humans. The parent company, ACME Vegan, produces a wide range of other products. The team wants to feed you and make you happy and hold you and whisper in your ear and tell you about secret pirate fortunes and stuff.
- The Denver Voice -
The Denver Voice seeks to facilitate a dialogue addressing the roots of homelessness by telling stories of people whose lives are impacted by poverty and homelessness and to offer economic, educational and empowerment opportunities for the impoverished community. They will be at the HAHO sharing information, and vending client produced crafts!
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