Renegade Holiday Craft Fair, Chicago 2009

Many of the same crafters from the were there (and here’s my recap of that show), but the was much bigger. Let me show you some of my favorites!

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patterned skirts from

sparkly headbands from

adorable shoes from

lovely calendar from

modern prints from

faceted wood from

letterpress cards from

yo-yo necklaces from

framed prints from

8-bit fun from

cute cards from

state jewelry from

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colorful porcelain jewelry from

stationery from

coasters and binders from

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    December 10, 2009 at 2:20 am

    Some really great links. I really like the handmade shoes, particularly the marigold ones!

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    cara @ City Girl Chicago
    December 10, 2009 at 7:52 am

    I’m with you Rebecca, the shoes for some reason caught my eye~ though the other items are also lovely and oh so cute!

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    December 10, 2009 at 10:03 am

    LOVE the state necklaces… adorable!

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    December 10, 2009 at 10:59 am

    Great round-up of adorable products, but the orangeyporangy link takes you to lusterbunny’s etsy page. Orangeyporangy is here: . (Sorry, gotta show the love for my fellow Madtowner.)

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    December 10, 2009 at 11:39 am

    Thanks Lori, I was just going to post that the link was bad.

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    Making it Lovely
    December 10, 2009 at 11:47 am

    I’ve fixed the link. Thanks for letting me know!

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    December 10, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Oh yes, it was a very good show. I never buy at craft fairs because my big head thinks “I’ll just make them myself!” but then never get around to it. But it was so good this year that I bought plenty, for once (including those tree coasters from Urban Posture!)

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    Miss B
    December 10, 2009 at 4:44 pm

    This looks like so much fun! I LOVE 16 Sparrows and I love being introduced to new talent, thanks Nicole!

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    December 10, 2009 at 5:23 pm

    Looks great!! and I LOVE your tree!! xx

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    December 10, 2009 at 7:01 pm

    I am so lusting after Lusterbunny now! Nicole, what are you wearing in your hair in the pic of you and Eleanor at the fair? I think I might love it!

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      Making it Lovely
      December 11, 2009 at 10:58 am

      It’s a fascinator from Ophelie Hats. I bought it at the One of a Kind Show this year.

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    December 10, 2009 at 11:11 pm

    thanks for the mention– it was nice to meet you!

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    December 11, 2009 at 1:47 pm

    Oohhh, so many goodies! I really love the adorable skirts from orangyporangy :)

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    December 11, 2009 at 1:54 pm

    Thanks Nicole, the red looks great on you!

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    December 12, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    You’ve inspired me to update my stationary. So exciting!!

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    December 13, 2009 at 10:49 pm

    Thank you for your post! We really appreciate your kind words. Love your site.

    sarah and joseph

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    December 13, 2009 at 11:53 pm

    I just went to INDIEana Handicraft Exchange in Indianapolis last weekend where the crafts you’ve showcased were very similar! I was so excited to by local handmade gifts for family and friends! Thanks for all the links you posted today! Always great to know about new and unique items!

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    Making it Lovely
    December 15, 2009 at 3:12 pm

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