Secondhand News Vintage

We are going to meet a lovely group of ladies this morning… Becca Schimpf, Jennifer DeBolt, Casey Olson, Janelle Engel of Secondhand News Vintage

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Website: www.secondhandnewsvintage.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/secondhandnewsvintage
Instagram: secondhandnewsvintage
Twitter: twitter.com/secondhandnews1

BW090001aWhat items will you have at this years show?

We pride ourselves in finding great, high-quality vintage pieces from the 1920’s through the 1980’s.  Some pieces that we are especially excited about are a Member’s Only jacket with tags still attached, a pair of leather Keds, and our wonderful tie selection. Many one-of-a-kind gifts available!

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What is your favorite gift memory?

Anytime someone takes the time to make a gift, or seeks something out to perfectly match the person is always a memorable gift.

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Where is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Madison? If you can catch it during the day, downtown Madison has an amazing food cart community, offering such an amazing variety of food. And then you have the standard in all things beer, cheese and Wisconsin at The Old Fashioned.

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Which other booths at the Craftacular are you excited to visit to do some special holiday shopping?

While we are excited to see all of the other vendors, we are particularly looking forward to seeing what Big River Woodworks, Twinkle Toes, Bare Tree, and of course Glitter Workshop have to offer.

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Poplin

Just four more days….
Let’s meet Nicole Moll of Poplin this morning!
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Website:  www.mypoplin.etsy.com
Other social media sites: https://www.facebook.com/mypoplin
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What items will you have at this years show?
Lots of gifts under $20 including hot/cold rice packs, eye masks, coffee cozies, hand warmers, baby items and more!
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What is your favorite gift memory?
I love stockings and my mom has always wrapped all the little stocking gifts. It is my favorite to take a long time slowly opening each little gift. 
 
Where is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Madison?
Campus Candy
 
Which other booths at the Craftacular are you excited to visit to do some special holiday shopping?
I am excited for Jill Lauren Handmade Knits because I love scarves and hats, also Man vs. George, I love their cards!
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studioALX

Monday Monday!  It’s time to meet Alex Fedie of studioALX!  Craftacular is THIS Saturday!  Less than a week away!  Craziness!
Website:  www.studioALX.etsy.com
Other social media sites: www.facebook.com/studioALX

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What items will you have at this years show?
Clutches, coin purses, key fobs wristlets, camera wristlets and lanyards — along with a preview of some new jewelry I’m launching early next year.
 
What is your favorite gift memory?
I was maybe 12 or 13 and my parents got me a small diamond ring, but my mom wrapped it in box upon box to make it look like a larger gift to throw me off. The largest one being almost as tall as me. I can’t remember how many boxes there were, eight or ten maybe, but I got through all of them in about 15 seconds because of my excitement. I remember my mom saying she wishes she would have wrapped them individually so it took me longer.
 
Where is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Madison?
I enjoy eating at Paisan’s, their Porta Salad is so good!
 
Which other booths at the Craftacular are you excited to visit to do some special holiday shopping?
I’m excited to see everyone and maybe find some gifts too!
 
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The Bookish Life

Name: Andrea and Chad Thorson

This afternoon I have the pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful creative couple – Andrea and Chad of  The Bookish Life.

Website:  http://www.thebookishlife.etsy.com
Other social media sites: facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thebookishlife 
blog: http://ourbookishlife.wordpress.com/
il_570xN.523883730_k4wwWhat items will you have at this years show?
We’ll have lots of jewelry, pocket mirrors, magnets and other accessories featuring your favorite books. This year we’ll also have a bigger selection of original artwork drawn on old book pages and recycled book page ornaments! 
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What is your favorite gift memory?
Andrea: a journal that my grandmother gave me when I was 7.
Chad: Shogun Warrior circa 1978. 
 
Where is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Madison? Banzo food cart during the farmer’s market! 
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Which other booths at the Craftacular are you excited to visit to do some special holiday shopping?
We can’t wait to check out all of the vendors, but are definitely looking forward to checking out Geekiana as well as anyone with fun kids gifts or sweet treats! 
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feltmates

This Sunday morning we’re going to hear a little more from Yoko Nomura of feltmates!

Website:  feltmates.com
Other social media sites: http://www.flickr.com/photos/feltmates

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What items will you have at this years show?
- I have functional work (purses, ornaments, tape measures, pincushions and more) and art toys all made of felt.

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What is your favorite gift memory?
- My husband ordered one of my favorite artists to made us a pair of super cute bear plush for our anniversary gift. It was so sweet and those bears make me smile every time I see them.
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Where is your favorite place to eat in Downtown Madison?
It is perfect to go for breakfast or brunch. Also the people who work there are so nice too!
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Which other booths at the Craftacular are you excited to visit to do some special holiday shopping?
- It is hard to pick just one! But I will definitely check out the fiber work, cards, jewelry!  I am very excited to visit them as often as I can. 
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