Saturday, September 08, 2012

renegade craft fair: chicago

There are so many good things to say about handmade products; whether it be posters and screen prints, magazines, jewelry, organic soaps, or clothing-- supporting local and independent artists is something I've always been passionate about.

My family and I, along with a few familiar faces Abby, Katherine headed out to the Renegade Craft Fair in Chicago this weekend.  A delightful street fair with thousands of vendors, we were able to catch up and get our hands on some really neat treasures.  So many wonderful moments from the day: Glazed and Infused doughnuts, new friends, exciting news, meeting the lovely Katie from OffSwitch Magazine in person, and bringing home our giant 24x24" AdventureTime 8-bit prints!  Yes, Abby... we did it!

If you have the opportunity to head to this fair, it runs again tomorrow from 11-7PM down Division St. in Wicker Park.

Definitely worth trekking the crowds for.  Happy Saturday, everyone!


  1. Oh the memories :)

    I'm so jealous that you guys bought the AdventureTime prints! I wanted a pair but couldn't bring myself to shell out the cash.


  2. i totally agree. easy is such a brilliant invention purely because of the connection we get to feel between the hand maker and the buyer. such a cool bond!

  3. BRIAN. IS. MY. FAVORITE. and so are you. so i have two favorites that's okay right? haha

  4. oh my gosh, really?! I have never heard of it, and I'm freaking out at how amazing it sounds and looks!!!

    Is it every year? So glad you got to go--:)

  5. Thank you everyone! You all made me smile :)
    And yes, for those who asked, Renegade is every year.
    It happens to be in multiple cities besides Chicago!