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Christmas all wrapped up

Pick up all those last-minute Christmas gifts at The Handmade Show on Saturday 14 December.

Held just 10 days till Christmas Eve, come along and finish off that Christmas shopping list, grab a bite to eat and enjoy the bustling market atmosphere. Buy handmade and support local crafters and artisans, we've got plenty of great ideas for special gifts.

The Handmade Show is a friendly, community-minded makers market in the south-eastern suburb of Glen Huntly, where crafters and artisans showcase and sell their wares.

Qing from Choose Arts is passionate about bringing art to everyday. Qing brings to life her beautiful, and often quirky designs, on products such as art prints, tea towels, scarves, coasters, greeting cards.

All products are handcrafted by talented local artisans and crafters. In the welcoming Parish Hall, market-goers will be invited to meet around 30 passionate local artists, creators and makers and discover a unique range of beautiful jewellery, handknits, delightful children's toys and clothing, scented candles, handcrafted soaps, quirky stationery, handmade homewares and delicious homemade jams, preserves, cookies and cakes.

Artisan soapmaker and lotion crafter, Sue from Jooce Bath and Body creates a gorgeous range of Christmas gift packs and hampers.

List of Stallholders (current as at 23 November)

  • Beaut Buttons

  • Boho Bird Jewellery

  • Cards by Karlie

  • catch

  • ChooseArts

  • Crisp Produce & Preserves

  • Cupcake Productions

  • Daffy's Blooms

  • Gemtation Jewellery

  • Glenda's Bags and Totes

  • Hand Made by Olga T

  • Handcraft By Jenny

  • Happy Crumbs

  • Hope Gifts Etc

  • Inkymite

  • Jooce Bath and Body Products

  • June's Handcrafts

  • Light My Wick Candles

  • majaska

  • Market Delights

  • Mary Peacock

  • Michele's cards and bags

  • Mimi & The Unicorn Designs

  • Oche Pots

  • Pin and Scrap

  • Pretty Sparkle

  • Recycled Wooden Things

  • Renita Barwell

  • Rolling Echidna Clothing

  • Shane's Art Corner

  • Snugglz Toys

  • Tassies Treasures Home Made Childrens Creations

  • Tibby Tots

  • Unique Essence Aromatherapy

  • What-nots for Tiny Tots

  • Wood Grubs
  • Complementing the bustling stallholders is live music and delicious refreshments from Café Handmade, which raises money for local soup kitchen Tony's Café. Why not stop by and enjoy a light meal, sweet treat or a refreshment! Plus there will be FREE face-painting and craft activities for the kids.

    Melissa from Boho Bird Jewellery brings you stunning handmade jewellery with a bohemian flair. Mostly one of a kind, using artisan beads to create unique pieces with character.

    Best of all, it's indoors, so the market is on whatever the weather! It's sure to be a fun and memorable day for all who attend!

    Support local artists, creators and makers and mingle with local like-minded community members in a relaxed and social atmosphere.

    Also, don't forget to enter the monthly competition to win vouchers to spend at future markets; enter at the door, and get more entries with purchases over $10 from any stallholder!

    The welcoming volunteer staff at Cafe Handmade serve tasty home-style meals, delicious cakes, slices and Devonshire teas

    For a sneak peek at the participating stallholders, like the Facebook. If you would like to apply to be a stallholder at a future event, visit the official website.

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    When: Saturday 14 December, 10am to 3pm
    Where: St. Anthony's Parish Hall, 164 Neerim Road (Cnr Grange & Neerim Roads) Glen Huntly 3163
    Cost: Free entry
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