Maker + Mineral

Maker Spotlight + Giveaway

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Maker & Mineral is the design project by San Francisco native, Samantha Ives. Maker & Mineral strives to produce sustainable, hand-crafted, and well-crafted home wears, accessories, and clothing for the modern individual who wants to buck fast fashion and temporary trends.

Sam has graciously offered to give away her iconic 11×14 Busted print to a lucky Instagrammer! To enter, follow Maker & Mineral on Instagram and tag a friend in our giveaway post. The winner will be chosen on Monday, November 21st!

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Red House

Maker Spotlight + Giveaway

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Red House is a collaborative business between husband and wife duo, Matt and Britt. After taking the bold step of quitting their not-quite-fulfilling careers, they embarked on a new adventure making durable, minimalist handcrafted bags and leather and textile goods.

We’ve teamed up with Matt and Britt to give away one of their swoonworthy book bags! To enter, follow Redhouse on Instagram and tag a friend in our giveaway post. The winner will be chosen on Monday, November 14th!

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Palermo Body Aloe + Honey Mask

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This year we’re all about self care, and we’ve teamed up with Jess Morelli, owner of New York apothecary brand, Palermo Body to give us some tips for this season’s skin! Lets face it, winter skin is never fun, especially when you’re already stressed at work and have a mountain of gifts to buy for family and friends. 

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Kordal Knitwear

Maker Spotlight + Giveaway

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Kordal Knitwear is a textile brand by designer Mandy Kordal, a Brooklyn entrepreneur whose mission is to create garments in an ethical manner by fairly paying workers, designing garments that are not trend focused, and using natural fibers when possible.

These knits will keep you warm all winter long, and Kordal has agreed to graciously giveaway one of their popular seed stitch hats! To enter, follow Kordal on Instagram and tag a friend in our giveaway post. The winner will be chosen on Wednesday, November 9th!

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How to Expand Your Product Line

Vendor Tips with Skue

In this segment made in collaboration with Renegade Craft Fair,  we catch up with Lily Chau, owner of Acacia, on designing new collections around customer expectations.

Watch as Lily reviews the gorgeous steel Geo-Bowl by ElektraSteel, and talks about extending the line, pricing, and figuring out the right demographic.

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