At 17 years old, our youngest vendor includes Vancouver’s talented musician Roan, who makes the most beautiful Rag Dolls! Along with some of her music, she will be bringing her Victorian rag dolls and forest animals. She’ll have a combination of antique looking dolls as well as various animals including foxes, wolves, raccoons and rabbits. Each one is individually made and completely unique; be sure to visit her booth while at the market, and see her wonderful selection of very special gifts!
Mother and daughter team Tracy and Jayda are the hands behind Scrubs & Bubbles, a luxury soap company. Jayda, who was suffering from cystic acne, did her research, and developed a formula that was free from harsh chemicals. With the support of friends and family, Scrubs and Bubbles was formed, and they are proud to offer a line of products that is made in small batches using all natural products. Using only organic, non-gmo ingredients that are locally sourced, Scrubs and Bubbles offers a line of body care products that is safe for all skin types. Be sure to visit them while at Krafted Market, and pick up some stocking stuffers and gifts for the people on your list who love to be pampered.
Both Rose and her shortbread hail from Scotland, a country rich in history and tradition. Among the most famous Scottish practices is the baking of shortbread, a sumptuous, butter-filled treat originally made only for royalty.
Rose and her family moved to Canada and kept their Scottish heritage alive by baking authentic shortbread for friends and family. Their secret recipe turns simple ingredients like fresh butter, flour, and sugar into a delightful treat that’s richly-flavoured, delicately-shaped, and unmistakably hand-crafted.
Rose still makes every piece of shortbread herself; from checking the consistency of the dough to hand-pressing it into the trays, each batch follows the same recipe that has been passed down through her family for generations. It’s a ritual, but one that’s well-accustomed to change; Rose is always dreaming up innovative new forms and flavours for her shortbread. Be sure to give yourself a royal treat while at Krafted Market, and pick up some shortbread to share
Stones and Weave makes handcrafted leather bracelets and necklaces using genuine leather, gemstones and amber. All the gemstones are hand drilled, cut and polished by Andrew himself, who also uses metal components that are nickel and lead free.
Andrew is inspired by what nature offers, and he loves to find ways to incorporate his love of nature into his work. Be sure to stop by and see Andrew’s unique display of jewelry while at Krafted Market, and perhaps find a treasure for yourself!
NaraNation creates geek-themed fabric clutches, purses, handbags, lanyards, key fobs and hair bows. She uses an assortment of whimsical fabrics, in a great array of colours and designs. Each piece is carefully and meticulously designed, mocked up, and then made to perfection! Come meet designer Kristy while at Krafted, and see how her inspiration is expressed in her one of a kind pieces!
KICS Lemonade makes lemonade syrups, salad dressings/marinades, marmalades, lemon curds, chutney and more! Karen has a passion for food and community and selling her delicious goods is how she combines them! KICS Lemonade is a family recipe made from all natural ingredients. With KICS lemonade, it’s easy to make the perfect thirst quencher - just add water! Visit KICS table to find the perfect hostess gift, teacher gift or maybe a little something for yourself!
Meet Dennis from The Fly Box! Dennis specializes in fly fishing and has been teaching fly-tying classes in the lower mainland for over 12 years. Dennis makes fly ties in an array of sizes and colors. His work has been featured in BC Outdoors Magazine and sold in several local stores. These are the perfect gift for the fisherman in your life – be sure not to miss Dennis while at the market!
At Lone Goat Soap Co., the soaps are crafted with a base of locally sourced goats milk and organic extra virgin olive oil to create a rich, nourishing bar. Using only natural ingredients and essential oils, they design their bars to benefit your body, mind and soul. Victoria finds inspiration from the things around her; the bountiful landscape that surrounds us, full of so many unique smells and experiences inspires her to try and capture them in soap form, for others to enjoy. Victoria also gets inspiration from, and likes to work with, other local companies, using their products in her bars such as Namasthé Tea Co and the Pemberton Distillery. All of her bars are created with a purpose; whether that's to help someone with a particular ailment or to help them relax, there's a meaning behind it. Victoria invites you to visit her booth while at Krafted Market, to discover the luxury that can be captured in nature
Sunflower Cards and Gifts makes beautiful handmade paper crafts, specializing in folded books and party favours. Val’s folded books are done by hand, with NO CUTTING, using old books that were destined for the landfill or ready to be re-pulped, transforming them into works of art. She also creates hand stamped greeting cards and paper crafted party favors. Val loves the fact that the books are 'saved' from being destroyed and that "no books are harmed in the making of this craft"! Be sure to visit Val’s table while at Krafted Market, and take in the beauty of an old book that has been transformed into beautiful, one of a kind art
Megan at Five Corners has a passion for all things vintage. She uses both personal and vintage images to create unique tile coasters - the perfect accent for every style! From clunky robots and chameleon skeletons, to colourful birds and gorgeous butterflies, just about everyone can find one that they just can't resist. Her coasters were originally created in an attempt to find a cool, unique gift for her dad - an avid bird watcher and wine drinker, so vintage bird images on coasters was a perfect fit! She now has expanded her line to roughly 50 different images and has translated her talent into making teeny versions for magnets and ornaments. Make sure to visit Five Corner’s table on market day, to find one that one of a kind gift for that one of a kind person on your list!
You know it’s Christmas time when you visit Silk Thread’s table! Margaret creates handmade Christmas characters, including Jack Frost, Reindeer, Penguins, Lambs, Father Christmas and other various items. With more than 30 years of crafting experience, Margaret uses various quality fabrics and trimmings to create these whimsical and fun characters, using her own designs, always putting extra care and detail into everything that is created. Silk Threads believes Christmas is the best time of the year, and it brings them great joy to create something special for their customers that will displayed and enjoyed for many years to come. Be sure to stop by Margaret’s table while at the market, and catch the spirit of Christmas for your home
At “And Then Again,” Amanda endeavours to give captivating vintage pieces a new vitality while honouring their legacy. The resulting lines of self and home adornment, including their signature hand-stamped silverware, bring an elegance to everyday lifestyles as well as memorable occasions.
The core of their work is the beautiful vintage silverware that they collect from all over the lower mainland. The inherent charm and character of each piece inspires Amanda in different ways. Some silverware pieces are stamped with various sayings, then made into gifts to commemorate significant events or memories; other silverware pieces are adorned with sparkling Swarovski crystals and pearls, translating the craftmanship and design of the past into a present-day, wearable objet d’art. Stop by And Then Again while at the market, and find a collection of unique gifts for those special people on your “nice” list!
Rivers Edge Barkery makes all natural, healthy and delicious dog treats. Sherry, head baker at the Barkery, uses high quality ingredients such as homemade peanut butter, chicken broth from an organic chicken farm and salmon broth made with salmon straight from the Fraser River. She uses pumpkins that are grown on a farm, not poured from a can. These treats are long lasting as they are made with natural preservatives (honey, cinnamon and parsley) that have their own health benefits. Knowing that dogs are eating healthy, locally produced food keeps Rivers Edge Barkery inspired; Sherry believes that all dogs deserve great treats. Don’t forget your favourite friend this holiday season – be sure to stop by Sherry’s booth, and fill your dog’s stocking up with theses yummy treats!
Happy Trails Keepsakes offers a wide range of creative services for you to display and preserve all of your favourite moments in time. Jennifer’s motto is “if you can dream it, we can create it!” Happy Trails Keepsakes creates photo gifts and keepsakes using your precious pictures and mementos. They also create custom vinyl decals, home decor, glass etching, wedding decor and much more. Jennifer invites you to visit her table while at the market, to find the perfect personalized gift for that hard to buy for person on your list!
Indulge your taste buds with Macarons! City Macaron is a home-based shop located in beautiful English Bay, that offers an array of macarons for every occasion. Macarons are a fun and unique addition to weddings, showers, dinner parties, special events or just because.
They are naturally gluten free, made from natural ground almonds, fresh eggs and organic sugars. Macarons are made in a variety of colours, and flavoured cream fillings or chocolate ganache. Visit City Macaron while at the market to find your favourite flavour!
Blink Kids is a handmade clothing and accessories line for the everyday kid! They feature skirts and tees and a number of accessories including headbands, hair ties, infinity scarves, bow ties and more! Blink Kids is continuously creating new and exciting items that are affordable, great quality and best of all handmade! Come see Amanda at the Blink Kids table and find something for your little one!
Raven's Rests Studio presents an eclectic collection of greeting cards, gifts, and small accessories full of cheeky sentiment mixed with a bit of whimsy, fusing old elements with modern principles to create unique, original and affordable art that brings a bit of joy into everyday life. Jennifer is an incurable collector and has had a lifelong obsession with paper of all kinds –she loves to use resin in her work, and creates a variety of items using vintage images covered with resin, such as recycled scrabble tile cuff links and lapel pins, cute earrings, pretty glass pendants.....a little something for everyone! Raven’s Rest is definitely another “must see” while at Krafted Market – be sure to stop by and find a little something to make you smile.
MB furniture revival is a Vancouver based artisan company. Maria Bovey, the face behind MB furniture revival, rescues wood in the form of discarded construction materials and old furniture, then revives it into beautiful and useful pieces that are easy to fall in love with. Their revival pieces range from coffee and bedside tables, dressers and their new "smalls" collection of home decor items like wooden box centre pieces with mason jars, chevron wall decor and wooden growth charts. Maria tries to use as many locally sourced products as she can, and uses fat paint (chalk paint) to decorate many of her pieces. Stop by her table while at the market, and see for yourself just how fashionable upcycling can be!
Alison Day Designs creates handmade greeting cards, gift tags, party supplies and decor, embellishments, scrapbooks and more! Alison loves to create treasures out of paper, and loves it even more when those items bring joy to her customers! Alison is inspired by the products themselves finding joy in explorine the colours and patterns on the papers she uses in her designs. If she’s creating a scrapbook page, Alison finds inspiration in the stories that the photos themselves tell. While at the market, stop by by Alison’s table to discover for yourself just how addicting paper arts can be!
Victoria, of Pava Inspiring Creations, finds old treasures that have already had a full life, then upcycles them into brand new and useful art! She has always loved vintage pieces of furniture, jewelry, and housewares; using her background in layout and design, Victoria has been able to create, renew, repurpose and recycle her finds. She uses items such as jewelry, housewares and small wood furniture, then turns them into a One Of A Kind Creation! Stop by Victoria’s booth while at Krafted Market, and take a look at her designs – who knows? You may even spot some of your “once loved” items that have been given a new purpose