Fifty five hand-selected vendors are furiously building their one-of-a-kind inventory for the 3rd annual EtsyRAIN Handmade Holiday Show. This year’s show is set to open its doors at the historic Intiman Theatre at Seattle Center on the biggest shopping weekend of the year. The show moves to Thanksgiving weekend to give shoppers a chance to shop local and buy handmade as the holiday shopping season kicks off.
The show is free to the public and the first 50 shoppers through the door will receive a free swag bag full of goodies crafted by exhibitors and the 1000 plus members of EtsyRAIN. $1 donations will also be collected to benefit Seattle area school art programs through donorschoose.org.
Instead of the standard stocking stuffers like Christmas-themed socks, candy canes and dollar store finds (…BORING!), shoppers will be dazzled by a selection of waterproof shower art, mermaid tails, knit wizard beards, fraidy cat earrings, business monkey belt buckles, crocheted golden snitch ornaments, garden bon bons, boodle bags, peacock pendants and so much more.
EtsyRAIN is Etsy’s official Seattle Metropolitan “Street Team”: A group of regional artists and craft makers who own and operate independent shops on Etsy.com.
Added by EtsyRainHoliday on October 21, 2011