In Seattle, arts & crafts are big business! Michelle Manasse bought the Fireworks Gallery in 1985 and has since grown her business into a 5 store chain, carrying handmade goods from both the local area and around the world! Michelle’s goal is to bring fun & practical together, saying, “The medium is not as important as its ability to be functional and entertaining.” The galleries motto is to “Celebrate art in life.”
TrilbyMade specializes in creating hip & modern jewelry and accessories using upcycled leather. This Raspberry & Black, Reversible Leather Cuff would make a great addition to a casual outfit. The leather ups the rock factor, the color ups the girl factor!
Monkey Travel Club makes fun crocheted coffee cup sleeves, pouches, water bottle cozies, and more! This crocheted monkey coffee cup sleeve is sure to turn heads at the coffee counter – and might help you pick up that barista you’ve had your eye on!
Kristin from Love Artworks creates one-of-a-kind ceramic pieces that are whimsical and functional. I think this piece would be a great “thinking of you” gift for a friend who enjoys the more spiritual things in life. The bird character is used throughout Kristin’s work in many cute & clever ways!
The Craft Pantry is stocked with simple items printed with original artwork. The above tote is personalized to reflect your family and its “establishment.” The shop also features a “tote of the week” deal for only $10!