27 November 23, 2009

DIY Trunk Show 2009

The DIY Trunk Show, a show that features handmade goods by Chicago crafters, took place on Saturday. These were a few of my favorite things…

Sheriff Peanut
Adorable onesies from Sheriff Peanut

Miss Alison
Vinyl pouches and checkbook covers from Miss Alison

Paper Parasol Press
Cute cards from Paper Parasol Press

OrangeBeautiful
Awesome paper goods from OrangeBeautiful

Lily Sky
Sweet little girls’ dresses from Lily Sky

16 Sparrows
Clever goods for letter writers from 16 Sparrows

DiffractionFiber
Reversible scarves from DiffractionFiber

Jacqui Cheng
Ladylike skirts from Jacqui Cheng

Girl Metro, Inc.
Bold graphics on stationery from Girl Metro, Inc.

The Painted Daisy
Vintage fabric pillow from The Painted Daisy

Circa Ceramics
Colorful wares from Circa Ceramics

Tartella
Lovely tea towels from Tartella

Loosetooth.com
Fun mixed up pillows from Loosetooth.com

Owly Shadow Puppets
Artful play/display from Owly Shadow Puppets

Feltmates
Adorable felt creations from Feltmates

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27 Comments

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    Audrie
    November 24, 2009 at 1:01 am

    Everything looks so pretty and colourful… I especially love the cups from Circa Ceramics.

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    africa
    November 24, 2009 at 1:12 am

    Thank you for passing this on I will be sure and add it to my blog:)

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    Michelle N
    November 24, 2009 at 1:30 am

    Ohhh…everything thing is so lovely! so many colors.

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    Mim
    November 24, 2009 at 7:43 am

    What a great gift guide! I am in love with Circa Ceramics!

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    cara of City Girl Chicago
    November 24, 2009 at 8:29 am

    Those checkbook covers are just lovely! I love anything that brightens up the inside of my purse from being the “black hole” it oft is :)

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    Jeanne
    November 24, 2009 at 8:59 am

    I can’t believe I’ve never heard about this show! I’ve signed up for an email announcement for next years show. Thanks so much for sharing this with us. It looks like a wonderful show.
    xo
    jeanne

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      Making it Lovely
      December 1, 2009 at 9:39 pm

      It’s a great show! Don’t forget about Renegade Holiday and the One of a Kind Show coming up though. :)

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    lori
    November 24, 2009 at 9:35 am

    love this post! the photos are great! wish i had gone. :(

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    Nuit
    November 24, 2009 at 12:13 pm

    How very fun that must have been! I love all of the items you’ve listed, thank you for the links! wish I had been there.xo

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    montague
    November 24, 2009 at 12:25 pm

    those are some pretty darling things! i love those little dresses… and the mugs!

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    Nicolette
    November 24, 2009 at 1:41 pm

    Oh my goodness. What a bunch of cuteness! Thanks for sharing and inspiring! :)

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    Miss B
    November 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm

    This is so much fun, I love a new discovery, thank you!

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    Katie
    November 24, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    nice montage you’ve created here, with the thin slivers of images. Is graphic design a prerequisite for a good blog? Love it!

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    Rebecca
    November 24, 2009 at 2:48 pm

    Thank you so much for including my dresses! And thank you for buying one too :)

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    Snapdragon Inn
    November 24, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Agree totally with Katie–the show looks awesome but your presentation is very cool.

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    Rebecca
    November 24, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    how fun! what delicious goodies.

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    Alexis
    November 24, 2009 at 5:06 pm

    Is there one of these on the west coast??? Looove it all!!

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    Cindy Tomczyk
    November 24, 2009 at 11:33 pm

    Thanks so much for the mention and the photo of my cards. It was wonderful meeting you. I am also a big fan of Circa Ceramics. They are my studio neighbors and put so much heart into their craft.

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    down pillow
    November 24, 2009 at 11:59 pm

    Oohhh, so many wonderful unique goodies! Love the items from Miss Alison, Jacqui Cheng, & Feltmates :)

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    Ann van Poperingen
    November 25, 2009 at 4:31 am

    Inspiring things!!! Love the Shadow Puppets…I’ve seen her stuff before on Etsy and it makes me laugh so much!

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    Kim @ Yellow Brick Home
    November 25, 2009 at 12:36 pm

    How did I not know about this trunk show? Those are definitely some adorable links – thank you for providing them, especially with the holidays right around the corner…

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    Rebecca
    November 28, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    wow, funfunfun!

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    Brandy
    December 4, 2009 at 10:44 am

    Thank you, Nicole, for putting me in such great company! I hope to see a few more pillow dolls find homes for Christmas. :^D All the best!

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    REGINA
    December 8, 2009 at 3:26 pm

    Hello. It seems like you had a truly successful event. I’m planning an event to promote last minute sale of Christmas cards and small gifts. I’m partnering with a caterer and I want to do something that’s both fun and profitable. Any ideas?

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