It begins!! And just in time. We have more than 25 vendor spotlights to share with you throughout the month of November to get you salivating about all the great, locally handmade and sourced items that our vendors will be selling!
Reclaimed Pot Holders by k. smith
We’re starting with a Big Thaw veteran, Kate Smith of k. smith, who joined us for last May’s Big Thaw event at Mayo Street Arts. Her utilitarian work is made of reclaimed wool and natural fibers is just as aesthetic as it is handy around the house.
Potholder Detail – k.smith
k. smith also offers a variety of pint-sized earrings and decorations made from brightly colored felted wool. Have a look see!:
Earrings by k.smith
Felted acorns in their element by k.smith
Annnd, there’s nothing quite like soft, cozy fibers and natural aromatherapy scents to relax you and the little one at the end of the day. For snuggling, try a bunny foo-foo:
bunny foo-foos by k.smith
And for a good ol’ home spa treatment fire up the bathtub, pour yourself a glass of whiskey (whatever, wine if that’s your thing) and choose one from the rainbow of k. smith’s super soft and herbal scented eye pillows:
so so many eye pillows from k. smith
So excited that it’s this time of year again! You can be excited, too, by spreading the word about The Big Chill arts, crafts and vintage sale that will happen on Sunday, December 2nd, from 10am to 4pm at Mayo Street Arts (10 Mayo Street) in Portland. Yayyy!
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Posted in Uncategorized, Vendor Spotlight, tagged bunny, eye sachet, herbal, k.smith, kate smith, lavender, maine, mayo street arts center, pillow, portland, potholder pot holder, sweater, The BIG THAW, upcycle on April 13, 2012 |
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bunny foo-foo by k.smith
Oh my GOSH. Happy Friday, comrades. It was a long week, but we’re ending it in a special way. That special way is by meeting with Kate Smith of k.smith at Crema (the snazzy new coffee shop on Commercial Street, next to Rosemont’s snazzy new produce market). This is an exclusive treat, since k.smith’s web presence is pretty much limited to this Big Thaw post. So! The only way you’ll be able to get your hands on these oh-so-soft bunny foo-foos, pot holders, herbal eye sachets, pillows and more is by coming to The Thaw — poor you! 😉
Sometimes it’s best to let beautiful things speak for themselves. The light coming through the glass block windows, the warm wood tones of the tables at Crema and the upcycled stylings of Kate Smith speak for themselves — I won’t yak about it anymore, just let you see for yourself:
upcycled sweater potholders by k.smith
it's all in the details - by k.smith
individual designs - by k.smith
bunny foo-foo close-up by k.smith
herbal eye pillows by k.smith
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