Skip to main content

Holiday Art & Craft Fair Wrap-Up Photos

Don't mind if I do!

One of Boston's favorites, Kristilyn aka Zombie Romance, at her colorful table full of eye candy!  She had dozens of adorable buttons, zombie sticker sheets, prints, hand crafted jewelry (earrings/necklaces/rings), stuffed critters like little bats and squids and more!!! The thing we like most about Kristilyn's work is that it is all adorable, even the creepy things. 
If anyone can make a ghost or zombie look cute, it is Kristilyn!
Here's one of her littlest customers trying a ring on every finger. 
(I don't blame her! The rings were awesome!)
Check out Kristilyn's online shop for available goodies:

We stopped by the table of Robin Showstack aka Hearts' Desires, covered in handmade necklaces and earrings. We always love meeting people who are passionate about something, and Robin is passionate about entomology.  She finds beauty within the colors and aesthetic details of insects.  It was interesting to see the photos of the insects that have inspired her creations.  Her work can be found at boutiques around Boston and is also available via email request:

Behold, the intricate works of Dara Cheek aka Hieropice! 
We were immediately wowed by her terrarium necklaces.  
How ridiculously cool are these!?
(click the image to enlarge) 
She also makes gorgeous beaded necklaces and earrings.
Luckily, there is a Hieropice online shop full of goodies:

Andrea Kulish is a mixed media artist and designer.  One of our favorite things displayed at her table were these delicate batik Ukrainian Easter egg ornaments.  She also offered prints, silk screened t-shirts, and more.  Most of her work promoted recycling and love for the environment.  You can see more of her design work on her website:

This fun colorful handmade journal, created by Cristina Hajosy, caught our attention, so we had to stop and chat!  Cristina is like a "jack of all trades" artist.  She does photography, book making, paper making/design, soap making, and makes fresh homemade food jars 
(chutney, relish, mustard and more). 
Not only does she do all of the above, 
she also teaches book making and photography! 
Her online shop offers artist's books, handmade soap, and yummy artisanal foods:

We then visited Molly Kugler Dickinson's table.  She had a wonderful assortment of original oil paintings and prints on wood blocks.  We LOVE bunnies, and the way that she captured them in her artwork was beautiful.  Her work focuses on animals, nature, and also the people who love animals and nature.  She offers portrait commissions through her website:

Susan W. Burgess aka Batik Beauties offered an assortment of vibrant handmade scarves.  She told us that one thing she enjoys the most about creating these pieces is that she doesn't know exactly how each scarf is going to look after she dyes it.  That kind of mystery factors into the uniqueness of each of her scarves and makes them that much more special.  Her scarves can be found at boutiques around Boston and you can also place an order via email:

Ava Chan kindly welcomed us at her table.  She offered handmade home textiles including table runners, placemats, and rugs.  We could tell that a lot of heart and dedication went into each of her pieces. They were not only home textiles, they were original works of art!  You can see more of Ava's work on her website:

Sharon D. Armour aka Salamander Arts is another "jack of all trades" artist!  The thing that makes Sharon's work so exciting is that she takes natural found materials or recycled materials and turns them into something great.  She creates tote bags out of plastic shopping bags, sculptures from found wood or clay she dug up herself,  and more.  We really enjoyed looking at her work and also playing with her handmade spinning tops!  :)
Check out more of Sharon's work on her website:

George Anastos happily welcomed us to his table full of colorful paintings.  A lot of work that he had on display was influenced by his beloved cat.  Through his style, subjects, and color choices, it clearly showed that George enjoyed creating these paintings.  You can check out more of his work on his website:

After the fair, we walked over to J.P.Licks and got ice cream sundaes.  They were delicious, as always.  One of our sundaes was oatmeal cookie yogurt with caramel sauce and whipped cream on top and the other was coffee oreo with hot fudge and whipped cream. YUM!!!!!!
Make sure to support your favorite local businesses.


  1. Do you want Boston Photographers? We are photographers & videographers based in Boston, Massachusetts. If you are looking for professional photography or video, Demetri Productions is sure to capture your images in a unique and creative way.

    1. Balliro Commerce Group offers premier design and development services. Boston web designer


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

CHROMA - A New England Art Awakening at Montserrat College of Art

Parisian-Based YellowKorner Photography Gallery Introduces the Art of Paris at Society on High as Part of Boston ArtWeek 2014

Burlington, MA (April 22, 2014) - As part of Boston ArtWeek 2014, Parisian-based YellowKorner gallery is inviting the artistic community to a delectable tasting of its internationally acclaimed practice of “democratizing” exquisite photographic art, paired with a masterpiece of its native cuisine at Society on High in the Financial District on Tuesday, April 29th beginning at 7pm. French-born urban landscape extraordinaire, Franck Bohbot, will be featuring his exclusive YellowKorner collection shot at monumental architectural structures throughout France and will conduct a Q&A, as well as an education on the intricacies of producing the highest art form of urban landscape photography. Society on High owner and renowned French restaurateur, Ian Just, has composed a mouthwatering French Prix Fixe menu for only $25 as YellowKorner introduces guests to a member of its meticulously selected artist roster. Since opening its very first Massachusetts location in the Burlington Mall …

“World Peace Mural Tour” Comes to Boston for The 4th of July

East Boston, MA: The World Peace Mural Tour will make its way to Boston for a special 4th of July Independence Day installation of a “Handwritten Mural” by renowned Miami artist, Renda Writer. The artist will install a “World Peace” mural on the main exterior wall of Iglesias Bautista Sendas de Fe in East Boston (316 East Meridian St., Boston, MA 02128) on July 4th, starting at 10am. The mural will include the phrase “WORD PEACE” spray-painted repetitiously, in a patriotic mix of red, white, and blue. For more details, check the World Peace Mural Tour Facebook Event.

Boston is the first stop on the “World Peace Mural Tour.” The five-city tour will make its way to Detroit in late July and will then head back East to create murals in Philadelphia and Washington DC in August and New York in September.

The World Peace Mural Tour is an artistic campaign and an ongoing art installation project aimed at enacting worldwide change through the power of the written word and the energy behind the w…