Green Spring Station will host a one-day holiday marketplace featuring Baltimore’s most talented artists and crafters who will set up shop for the Second Annual Holiday Makers Market.

The Makers Market will feature more than fifteen local holiday craft vendors and artisans, along with a special pop-up shop curated by Taken as well as a schedule of DIY events designed to please even the most discerning gift giver.

The Green Spring Station Holiday Makers Market is modeled after the Bryant Park holiday craft bazaar in New York City. Throughout the day, shoppers will enjoy mixing and mingling with local artists, the opportunity to purchase unique, one-of-a-kind holiday gifts and experience on-site DIY workshops.

Meet Some of the Makers…

A Childhood Store is the maker of Childhood Crayons, handmade in Baltimore since 2013. Childhood crayons are made from a combination of all natural soy and beeswaxes. Each environmentally friendly crayon is designed to promote creative play and happy coloring in artit=sts of all ages.

Deep Leaf Organics provides botanical skin care, spa bath, and aromatherapy wellness products crafted with nourishing plant-based ingredients including botanical extracts and 100% pure essential oils. Each product is crafted with a purpose whether to moisturize and condition dry and aging skin, relax a busy mind or soothe a tired body.  Ingredients used are grown and harvested using 100% organic, USDA-certified organic, wild-crafted or ethical practices. All products are uniquely formulated by Robyn Cericola, a professional, certified aromatherapist.

Val Lucas of Bowerbox Press creates fine art, greeting cards and artist books using traditional printing methods. She is inspired by the natural world and landscapes, wildlife and farm animals and the history of letterpress printing. By combining the age-old tradition of handset metal and wood type with woodcut images, she creates editioned prints, posters and other items that reflect her diverse interests.

“Throughout the years, I’ve always practiced art. I studied ceramics, sculpture, painting and photography, eventually settling on painting. I find it a forgiving medium that lends itself to wonderful displays of color. Color is where my strength as a painter shines. I’m also drawn to pattern and texture and find putting brushstrokes down on canvas to be meditative. When I paint, I’m able to be a more conscious person and to think of the needs of others.” – Kacey Stafford, Found Studio.

Do you ever wake up in the morning and dream of doing something you love? Five years after trading in a corporate suit to be stay-at-home Mom, Erica Wolfe needed a change. A self-professed beauty product junkie, over the years she became concerned with the ingredients that she was putting on her skin and into her body. With her business background and product addiction, she decided to create her own bath and body products using 100% natural ingredients. Erica’s love of using aromatherapy to relax and passion for fresh clean scents marry beautifully to create natural bath and body products that smell great, feel great and don’t cost an arm and a leg!

Five unique classes offered throughout the day in floral arranging, custom aromatherapy, terrarium and cocktail making. $25-$40 per class. For more information, click here.

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