Friday, January 13, 2012

Valentine's Artist Craft Fair!

I know I have been bad about posting, and I apologize. And here I am, posting!

I am pleased to announce our next Artist Craft Fair! It will be on Sunday, February 12th from 11-4 at King's Books!

You can always find more info on the King's Books website. (

That's all for now!

Sunday, February 13, 2011

Thank You!

Thank you everyone who participated in today! And thank you to all of our supporters. We had so much fun, as always! See you soon!


Friday, February 11, 2011

Artist Craft Fair! And Partial List of Artists!

Artist Craft Fair!

Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 11:00am - 4:00pm
Artist Craft Fair!

Tacoma Is For Lovers, Indie Tacoma, and Kings' Books present a special Anti/ Valentine's Day Artist Craft Fair! Find a special gift for those you love! Find a special gift for those you hate! A multitude of artists will have tables feauturing arts, crafts, jewelry, letterpress prints, t-shirts and more! We'll also have a ridiculous Photo Booth for you to take lovely/lovelorn pictures. Your purchases help support artists in Tacoma! Below is a partial list of participating artists. More will be added as they become confirmed. After a day of inspiration, showcase you talents at our Awkward Love Poetry Open Mic at 5 pm!

Tacoma Is For Lovers is a community-based organization that annually produces Artist Craft Fairs and monthly Craft Nights in order to promote the visibility of local artists and encourages reuse, intentionality, sustainability and high craft.

Indie Tacoma Arts & Crafts strives to promote, create, and enhance artist communities for the greater good. We empower fellow crafters through an Artist Craft Fair as well as uniting craftspeople into a supportive community.

Laurie Cinotto of La La Laurie (Tacoma) Flowers, cards, birdcages - all from paper

Laurie is a co-founder of Soil. She has also exhibited at the King County Art Gallery, at Tacoma Contemporary and the John Erickson Museum of Art, now located in Gainesville, FL. Laurie is the force behind The Itty Bitty Kitty Committee blog. A book of her paper creations is due for release in 2011.

Epiphany Couch (Tacoma) Jewelry primarily from bicycle parts

Epiphany repairs bicycles and makes jewelry utilizing bicycle parts.

Stella Crumpton of Stella Lee (Tacoma) Vinyl wallets & handbags and caramels

Stella is a former mechanic who repurposes auto vinyl to sew tough bags for tough girls. She will be debuting vinyl wallets and have on-hand vinyl clothing accessories and her always-tasty caramels.

Connie DeBruler of Lu Lu (Tacoma) Pewter pendants and crafty jewelry

Connie crafts pewter pendants with a variety of pictorial sentiments. She owns Lu Lu on Broadway in downtown Tacoma.

Audra Laymon (Tacoma) Prints, cards, t-shirt bags

Audra is a printmaker, illustrator, and artist working in a variety of mediums. Her work ranges from whimsical to profound and can most recently be seen in the Peanut Butter Space Jam show at The Space.

Miranda Pollitz (Tacoma) Felted jewelry

Miranda needle-felts a variety of creatures and objects, including jewelry!

Heather Rowland (Tacoma) Vegan baked goods

Heather bakes a variety of unique vegan delicacies. She is a baker at The Den at UrbanXchange.

Two Kings Confections (Tacoma) Baked goods

Two Kings is run by Meredith Hale and Marty Hale-Evans. They will be selling baked goods and other delicacies, including pie-on-a-stick!

Valentine/ Anti-Valentie Craft Fair!!! Sunday February 13th!

Well, I have done it again. I have been sleeping on the job! But I woke up just in time to alert you all the Sunday's Craft Fair! It will be at King's Books from 11-4. Lots of amazing artists, lots of good stuff!

After the Craft Fair, stay for the Awkward Love Poetry Open Mic. It will be amazing!

For more info on the Craft Fair, see here:

See you there!

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Upcoming November Events!

Don't forget about Craft Night coming up on Thursday November 11th. KC Potter de Haan is coming out to do Pochoir with us. Doesn't it sound fancy?

Come and join us! Just call sweet pea at King's Books to rsvp! 253.272.8801

Also, on Saturday the 13th and Sunday the 14th, we are having our 3rd (!) annual, holiday Artist Craft Fair! We are doing a two day event this year because we know you all want more!

Please come out and join us! Support your local community, artists, economy and bookstore!

We will be at King's Books in the Stadium District from 11-4 Saturday November 13th and Sunday November 14th.

See you soon!


Monday, September 20, 2010


904 Broadway, Tacoma WA
Thursday & Friday 11-6
Saturday 11-4

Check here for more info:

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Artist Craft Fair!

Tomorrow, Sunday the 19th, 11-4 at King's Books!

So much fun. Be there.