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we want to know what you think!

Did you shop at our show this weekend? We put together a little 5-minute survey to hear how it was for you! It’s anonymous, short and sweet, and it’ll help us keep Crafty Supermarket awesome. Thank you in advance!

thank you for an amazing show!

Thanks a million to the more than 2,500 shoppers who came out for Crafty Supermarket yesterday! We know it’s cliched, but seriously — best show ever.

To our 50+ vendors — thanks for being so awesome and being a part of our show! And to the out-of-town vendors, thanks for bringing your crafty selves to Cincinnati!

crafty supermarket 2012 craft vendors

Instagrams from everydayballoons, beanblossom and playingf0rkeeps.

To our amazing volunteers — thank you for being so helpful and hands-on! We hope you liked the swag bags.

To our DJ, Yusef Quotah of You, You’re Awesome, thanks for seriously BRINGING IT with the music all day. Grace would like you to DJ her life.

To our photographer, Tiffani Fisher, thanks for being with us and capturing the day! (You’ll be able to see the photos on our Flickr soon.)

To our food vendorsCafe De WheelsDojo GelatoFireside PizzaLa Terza CoffeeMeltSweet Peace BakeryTacocracy and Taste of Belgium — thanks for keeping us and our shoppers happily fed!

To our sponsors — AIGA, Enjoy The Arts, MailChimp, Yelp Cincinnati, Arnold’s Bar and Grill, ArtWorks / Springboard, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cooperative Press, Fabricate, Fiberge, gracie sparkles books, Halo Miner, NVISION, Projectmill, Smartfish Studio & Sustainable Supply, Visionaries + Voices and WRRYFree Skin Care — thank you for believing in handmade and supporting our best show yet!

And to Sidewinder, Bonomini Bakery and Mailchimp — a huge thank you for providing our crafters with breakfast and lunch!

To the ladies of the Contemporary Arts Center — thank you for helping our shoppers make amazing paper crafts! And to local crafty lady Stacey Bosley — thank you for keeping the glitter in check for the second half of the day. :)

crafty shopper, crafty supermarket

This lady and her friend came to Cincinnati for Crafty Supermarket after shopping at Craftin’ Outlaws in Columbus!

To Ruth, Missy and Cindy of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center — thank you for always being so helpful, accommodating and supportive!

And to the two ladies from Columbus who took us up on our challenge to shop at Craftin’ Outlaws and Crafty Supermarket yesterday — you guys are real craft heroes!

Our next spring show is tentatively scheduled for April 27, 2013. Details to come in the new year!


Chris and Grace

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PPS: If you wanted to get one of our awesome letterpress show posters (or any previous posters), you can buy them for $5 each at Fabricate or by emailing us.

today is the big craft show!

It’s finally here! Our big Crafty Supermarket is happening from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today, with rad crafts, great music, tasty food and hands-on craft activities. Be there or be square!


What: Crafty Supermarket’s Holiday Show!
 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012
Where: Clifton Cultural Arts Center, 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220
Cost: Free to the public!

Get more info on parking, directions and what the show’s like here

coming to the show this weekend?

Are you super excited for the big Crafty Supermarket holiday show this weekend? We sure are! Here’s all the info you need to have a successful shopping trip, including insider info, a parking map and detailed directions.

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ohio craft show love!

ohio craft shows, november 2012

This Saturday, Nov. 17, is going to be extra crafty, because not only is it Crafty Supermarket day, Columbus is also having its big craft show that day. Craftin’ Outlaws usually happens in October, but because of scheduling it falls on the same day as Crafty Supermarket this year. We know some of our crafty fans like to go to both shows, so we have a challenge for the adventurous:

Shop at both Crafty Supermarket and Craftin’ Outlaws on Nov. 17!

Take a picture of yourself at each show as photographic proof, and present the pictures to the organizers at your last show, and you’ll get a super swag bag for your efforts! The shows are about 2 hours apart (links to directions below), which is totally doable for a fall road trip.

Craftin’ Outlaws is at The Gateway Film Center in Columbus, Ohio. General admission is free, and doors are open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This “alternative craft fair” was started in 2005 for DIYers to sell their hip handmade wares to people looking for one-of-a-kind gifts. It’s one of the longest-running indie craft shows in the Midwest! Check out the vendor list here.

Crafty Supermarket is at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center in Cincinnati. Admission is free, and doors are open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Founded in 2009, Crafty Supermarket is an indie craft show of metropolitan proportions that showcases crafters, artists and makers from all over North America and draws shoppers from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Check out the vendor list here.

Going north? Directions from Crafty Supermarket to Craftin’ Outlaws:

Going south? Directions from Craftin’ Outlaws to Crafty Supermarket:

we’re in country living magazine!

Holy craft! Crafty Supermarket (and 6 other sweet indie craft fairs) are featured in the November 2012 issue of Country Living!

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check out our holiday show crafter lineup!

We’ve made the big decisions on who’ll be selling at the holiday Crafty Supermarket at the Clifton Cultural Arts Center on Nov. 17! Click over to our 2012 holiday vendor list to see the full lineup. We’ll also be posting images in the next two months before the show!

(Note: If you applied and haven’t heard back from us yet, check your spam folder to make sure that our message didn’t get sent there by mistake.)

Below is a chart with the geographic distribution of our vendors. :)

how to get involved with our holiday craft show

With just about two months to go until the big holiday craft show on Nov. 17, we’ve selected our vendors (which we’ll announce very soon) and are making preparations for what's sure to be the best Crafty Supermarket yet! There are a few ways to get involved with the show aside from just selling at the show or shopping your brains out, including volunteering, sponsoring the show and donating swag ...

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