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Apps Open – 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling


The 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling is a FREE indoor event. The family and pet-friendly event will be held March 4th & 5th in the Cattle 2 building at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Shop handmade & support your local economy with over 100 artists, crafters, designers, authors & gourmet food makers. Event also features a charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of North Texas and CASA of Tarrant County. HSNT will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions throughout the event.

Vendor applications open through January 7th, 2017. http://www.funkyfinds.com/sf-vendor-info.html

2017 Important Dates:
Vendor Application Deadline JANUARY 7TH
Vendor Acceptance Emails sent out JANUARY 11TH
Vendor Payment Deadline JANUARY 29TH
Advertising Deadline FEBRUARY 1ST

Event Dates and Times: The time periods stated below are all Central Time.
9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling
Saturday, March 4th (10am-5pm) & Sunday, March 5th (11am-4pm)

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Etsy Dallas 2016 Jingle Bash coming Nov. 19


Etsy Dallas presents the


November 19, 2016 11am -5pm

South Side Event Center at Gilley’s Dallas, 1135 S. Lamar, Dallas TX 75215


Handmade items only!

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Funky Finds Spring Fling March 12 – 13


Shop Local • Shop Handmade • Shop Funky Finds

The 8th Annual Funky Finds Spring Flingwill be held March 12th & March 13th, 2016.

Preview the participating vendors on the event website & the Funky Finds Facebook page

SWAG (Stuff We All Get)

Funky Finds shoppers LOVE the charitable raffle we have at each event! All proceeds benefit the Humane Society of North Texas and CASA of Tarrant County, plus they have a chance to win awesome prizes donated by all our vendors!

The first 75 people EACH DAY to purchase 10 or more tickets receive a SWAG bag – a tote bag filled with freebies, samples & coupons.

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Sell Your Handmade Goods Online workshop (discount code)


Modern Thrive Workshop for Artists: “Sell Your Handmade Goods Online

This live online workshop will take place February 23rd – February 25th at 7:00pm CST

Modern Thrive has created a special offer just for the Art News DFW community of North Texas artists.

Modern Thrive is an online platform that helps creatives find alternative paths to fulfilling careers. They partner with leading creative experts to host live online workshops that are designed to help you build a business you love.

The workshops are normally $97, but you can get access to any workshop for $47 when you enter the discount code (artnewsdfw).  

They have tons of workshops that are perfect for artists, etsy shop owners, handmade enthusiasts and creative freelancers.





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Cowtown Indie Bazaar Dec. 12


North Texas MADE holiday show, The Cowtown Indie Bazaar
December 12, 2015, 11 am to 5pm at the

Roundup Inn, Amon G. Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3400 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76107.

Fort Worth’s #1 Handmade Holiday Shopping Destination

Doors open at 11am this Saturday, but make sure to get there early if you want to snag one of those 40 swag bags!

Here’s your exclusive sneak peek at what’s inside.



Clover Hollow Soaps and Sundries // Studio Longoria // Dizzy B’s // Estel Lovely


Swag bags are one per household, please

At the Cowtown Indie Bazaar Handmade Holidays 2015 you’ll enjoy

  • FREE Admission
  • FREE Photos with Santa from 1pm-4pm
  • FREE Photobooth
  • Cash bar

Don’t forget to reserve your spot to make a cookie plate for Santa during the show! Spaces are limited.
To preorder supplies and reserve your spot


Cowtown Indie Bazaar
Handmade Holidays 2015
Saturday, December 12th
11am – 5pm
Shop Local, Buy Handmade at the Cowtown Indie Bazaar


Cowtown Indie Bazaar will feature handcrafted goods from indie makers from all across North Texas. Find handmade jewelry, home goods, children’s items, unique clothing, accessories, bath & body products, original artwork, eco-friendly items and more. Family friendly, free to attend, indoors and climate controlled. Pay to park. First 40 attendees will receive a complimentary swag bag filled with handmade items. The event will include photo ops with Santa, photo booth, and cash bar.




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Etsy Dallas presents Jingle Bash Nov. 21


It’s almost time for the best handmade shopping event around!

Etsy Dallas’ Jingle Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, will showcase more than 100 of the very best handmade artists from near and far. Stop in for great holiday shopping, a free photo booth, make and take crafts, great music, drinks, and lots of fun!


This year the Etsy Dallas Jingle Bash returns to the South Side Event Center, located just south of the Dallas Convention Center on Lamar St. in Dallas, Texas. A world-class entertainment venue, the location has an eclectic charm and authentic atmosphere. Etsy Dallas’ Jingle Bash, a premier handmade shopping event and party, will showcase the very best in handmade apparel, bags, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more! Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far will all gather at the Spring Bash for pure shopping pleasure.

Since 2007, Etsy Dallas (an independent local craft collective run by volunteers) has hosted 7 wildly popular and successful independent art shows in support of the handmade movement in Dallas.

“Etsy Dallas” and the “Handmade Bash” are independently located in Dallas TX and are not affiliated with Etsy, Inc.



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Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience Nov. 7 & 8


Saturday, November 7th (10am-5pm)
Sunday, November 8th (11am-4pm)

Will Rogers Memorial Center * Small Exhibits Building * 3409 Burnett-Tandy Drive, Fort Worth, Texas 76107


Shop handmade & support your local economy at the Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience! This free indoor event is family AND pet-friendly and features over 100 Artists, Crafters, Designers, Authors & Gourmet Food Makers selling their unique hand-crafted items! On-site pet adoptions, Toys for Tots drive, charitable raffle, and photos with Santa Claus are just a small part of the big fun!


santa & ginger2

263 Dog in Tutu

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Funky Finds Holiday Show Applications open June 19 – July 31


The Funky Finds Holiday Shopping Experience

will be held November 7th & 8th in Fort Worth, Texas.

Vendor applications will be open via the event website June 19th through July 31st.  http://funkyfinds.com/events/experience/2015/vendors.html

Please remember that this is an all handmade event!!!
We do not allow any manufactured goods or direct sales reps.
Also, we only accept artisans who are selling items they personally hand-crafted.
Please do not submit application for items hand-crafted by others!

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Fort Worth Craft Party June 5


Fort Worth Craft Party

North Texas M.A.D.E. and Etsy Fort Worth invite you to join us for our annual Craft Party

We are so excited to host the 6th annual Fort Worth Craft Party, and we can’t wait to see you there.

This is a free event, just RSVP on our event page to help ensure we have enough supplies for everyone. It is also a family friendly event, so bring everyone along.

We are excited to partner with Savor as our party location again this year. (If you were there last year you know how great it was.)
We can’t wait to see you at the Fort Worth Craft Party!
Fort Worth Craft Party
Friday, June 5, 2014
5 pm – 7 pm
Free event hosted by North Texas M.A.D.E. and Etsy Fort Worth

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M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar call for artists

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M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar

Saturday, September 6, 2014   9am-3pm

Benefitting Hope Center for Autism

Hosted by Etsy Fort Worth & Produced by North Texas M.A.D.E., Inc.

In Participation with Rahr & Sons Brewing Company

701 Galveston Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

A collection of indie, handmade makers, artists and designers from across the Metroplex and North Texas. The event is family friendly with a portion of proceeds benefiting the Hope Center 4 Autism. Hosted at a local brewery with tastings, live music and food trucks. For the vendor application see http://www.etsyfortworth.com/p/made-pop-up-bazaar.html and vendor information https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B4B_VcMlLpNLcFlmdGFhSmJNTWs/edit. For questions, contact


Booths are all 10’x10’. Cost is $45 each and limited corner booths are $55 each. You can state your preference on your application and we will do our best to accommodate. A portion of booth fee proceeds are being donated to the Hope Center for Autism by Etsy Fort Worth and North Texas M.A.D.E., Inc. Applications are due no later than August 1, 2014. There will be caps on each category of craft and overflow will be put on a waiting list.

M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar

Benefitting Hope Center 4 Autism

North Texas M.A.D.E. and Etsy Fort Worth are putting on a great show! Join us for the M.A.D.E. Pop-Up Bazaar, benefiting Hope Center 4 Autism at Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. Saturday, September 6th, 2014, 9am-3pm.

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Three Great Local Arts Events to Participate In! Lakeside Market Plano, Garland ArtFest & Harbor Rockwall Art & Jazz Fest

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We produce a variety of community events throughout the metroplex, but art festivals and events hold a special place in our hearts!  We have some great upcoming events for artists, craftsmen and sculptors to exhibit their works.  The first is in Plano on April 26, 2014, the next is in the revitalized arts district of Garland on June 7, 2014, and at The Harbor in Rockwall for our Jazz & Arts Fest on October 11, 2014.  Please see the posters for all, and for more information on these events and others, please visit our website or contact Kirk Lovett at Kirk@EventiveMarketingSolutions.Com  or at 866-242-8078.

  • Lakeside Market Plano’s 2014 Artisan Market & Craft Festival will be Saturday, April 26, 2014.11am -6pm  www.LakesideMarketPlano.com Applications are available here and are due by April 19th, 2014.
  • Garland ArtFest will be Saturday, June 7th 10am – 5pm in Garland’s Historic Downtown Square. Applications are available here and are due by May 31st, 2014.
  • The Harbor Rockwall Art & Jazz Fest 2014 will be Oct. 11, 2014 11am-7pm http://www.theharboratrockwall.com. Applications are available here and are due by October 4th, 2014

Booth spaces are 10′ x 10′ for $100.00, artisan/craftsman are to have a canopy w/weights. Canopy Rental – $25.00; Electricity Rental – $15.00; Table w/Cloth – $15.00

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Jingle Bash applications close Sept. 23


Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013
Time: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Location: The Shops at Park Lane (8080 Park Lane Dallas, TX 75225)
Information: http://handmadebash.com/Artist_Information.html
APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 1-23. Celebrate the return of Etsy Dallas’ Jingle Bash, a premier holiday handmade shopping event and party, that will showcase the very best in handmade apparel, bags, jewelry, home décor, accessories, art, pottery and more! Hand-picked artists, crafters and designers from near and far will all gather at the Jingle Bash for pure shopping pleasure. The Jingle Bash is a juried, handmade only show.


• September 1: Bash application open online
• September 23: All applications + $25 application fee due via Paypal to dallascraftcollective@gmail.com
• On or around September 30: Emails go out notifying artists of whether or not they were accepted into this year’s Spring Bash
• October 15: Booth and any promotional or sponsorship fees due via Paypal to dallascraftcollective@gmail.com
• October 15: All print-ready press materials due
• October 31: Deadline to receive all Bash Bag™ promo items

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