Before we get to our AWESOME Micro Market vendors for this year we just want to remind everyone that the market is TOMORROW!! So bring your friends and get some holiday shopping done. And don't forget to visit the lobby area to check out these amazing Micro Market vendors.
Haley Brown is a photographer based in Bloomington, Indiana. Her work is focused on landscape, nature, and travel photography. She has always enjoyed capturing moments with cameras ever since she was a child. Haley has since turned her hobby into a profession and is continuously developing as a photographer.
Peace Love Bleached
Peace Love Bleached creates awesome bleached creations that are stylish, modern and SOO much fun - just like Jessi, the owner!!
Rubia Nicole Hagans is a Bloomington-based artist that is pushing the boundaries of contemporary art through the exploration and manipulation of unconventional materials. She received her bachelor's degree in Fine Arts from Indiana University in 2015, with a concentration in Metalsmithing & Jewelry Design. She is currently a resident artist at the iFell Gallery where she creates sculpture, installations, and jewelry that is bright, bold, and happy. She aims to reinvent the environment around her by creating fun, colorful pieces that act as art therapy and spread joy. She lives her life in color.
Gutterspace Designs are for people who don’t usually see their lives or families reflected in the big box stores. Mel Schwandt uses traditional cross stitch techniques to create modern wall hangings, patches, decor, and more. Mel believes everyone should have beautiful things that reflect their unique experiences. Gutterspace has the design that would be out of place in any home but yours.
Summer is an art history student at IU. She likes to paint and draw, too. She also likes to make cartoons that she thought were funny.
Created by Jenni
Created byJenni makes homeware and wall art, created with resin and wood. Each piece of art is practical, bold, unique and has a high gloss finish.
In Case of Emergency Press
We are a Bloomington Indiana print shop focusing on hand screen printed goods, merchandise, and fine art. Our primary customers are local business, organizations, and bands.
At the Onyx Exchange, we take pride in our products because we create them ourselves in a home-based workshop. Our work has allowed us to craft high-quality, handmade goods, and it’s also made us more connected to our community in Indy and beyond. We love knowing that at any point in the day, someone is lighting a candle we poured, taking a bottle of our lotion out of their bag, or lathering up with a bar of our soap. And we understand that you appreciate the value of using upcycled materials with a focus on natural ingredients, and being a part of the movement of small creative businesses. Forged in friendship, committed to quality, and sustained by community, we at the Onyx Exchange are glad to be part of your lives.Onyx Exchange
Smollthings is a paper and clay studio that specializes in pen and ink illustrations that are transferred to wheel thrown pottery using a glazing and etching technique. All illustrations and pottery are handmade by Tracy Smoll.
Brainchild Conspiracy repurposes yesterday's items into today's useful household goods. Through upcycling Brainchild breaths a second life into goods that otherwise would be forgotten to time.
Everyone loves a great bar of soap—find yours at Get Lathered. Opened in 2008, Get Lathered offers an entirely handcrafted line of soaps, lip balms, and solid shampoo/conditioner bars, all made by Rhonda Frye, in Indianapolis. Get Lathered is dedicated to providing products with a high level of wholesomeness, richness, and beauty.
The Wood Frog
The Wood Frog is a family run farm and woodworking business located in beautiful Nashville IN. They feature unique gifts, traditional wood games, and unique furniture pieces designed to reflect their natural lifestyle. Wood is sourced locally and when possible from their own land, with Scott hand picking pieces to showcase their natural beauty.
Off the Hook
Off the Hook Accessories creates unique, fashionable crochet apparel for the entire family. Hats, headbands, cowls, shrugs, boot cuffs, leggings, and so much more. We go beyond grandma's crocheting.
Ohmmygolly Press was born of a love of merging beautiful craftsmanship and utilitarian objects. Founder and artist, Brittany Davis, has a personal belief in the power journals can hold, and binds every book she sells by hand.
PerlerTricks is the geeky, 8-bit work of art teacher Brian Harmon. Using plastic fusible beads, PerlerTricks creates pixel art home décor, magnets, and accessories. Each piece is an original PerlerTricks design taking reference from pop culture and art history. Every bead is placed by hand on pegboards then fused with an iron prior to being framed or fitted with a magnet or jewelry findings.
dRock Press prides itself in being accessible to the masses. A combination of a nose to the grindstone work ethic, large editions, never ending sources of inspiration, and a belief that if you love the work you should have the opportunity to take it home with you.
Face Plant Skincare
Face Plant is all-natural, plant-based organic skincare--plant nutrition for your skin! If you wouldn't put in your body, why put it on your skin?
Pull Club is a girl powered printmaking and design studio in Cincinnati, Ohio. Made up of three artists Pull Club focuses on textile and paper print goods, with screen printing as the central process of creation. All projects are handmade in our clubhouse studio, located in the industrial enclave of Camp Washington.
Awesome by Jenna
Awesome by Jenna is all about bringing handmade nerd, pop culture, feminist, and sarcastic goods into your life! From the hand embroidered hoops to the fandom themed baby items, Awesome by Jenna has got you covered for your gift giving needs. Yes it is awesome and yes you need it!
Cup & Kettle Tea
We are a local tea shop with a variety of over 50 organic teas blended, served, and sold in a downtown Bloomington. Enjoy in-house or at home.
POLYGONS + Peonies
POLYGONS+Peonies is a thoughtfully crafted shop with a modern and whimsical aesthetic. Inspired by the handmade clothing from my childhood, the eclectic mix of products focuses on a love of bold graphics, unique color combinations, and granny chic. My greatest joy is seeing my pieces climb fences, fly down slides, and twirl through the grass because piece is constructed to compliment childhood.
Modern. Whimsical. Handcrafted.
The Virtuous Bee
The Virtuous Bee is a one woman show in Bloomington Indiana. Local beeswax and honey are central to all the handcrafted natural and mostly organic bath and body products. Body butters, salves, soaps, lip balm, deodorant and even a biodegradable reusable alternative to plastic wrap make up the list of high quality goods.
Driftless is an independent, biannual magazine about food, art, and adventuring in the Midwest. They introduce their readers to the creative and awe-inspiring wonders the Midwest has to offer by way of stories, illustrations, photos, interviews, and recipes. Their 100-page, full color, perfect-bound, print magazine provides tangible proof that the Midwest is more than merely flyover territory.
badkneesTs makes the funny shirts or the shirts with facts on them or the truth. all badkneesTs are the softest and all ink is the eco-friendly waterbased stuff. badnknees is also in the button and magnet making business, so check those out right now.
B Happy Peanut ButterIn April, 2013 B. Happy Peanut Butter was started as a way to teach their kids what it was like to run a small business. The goal was to make a small batch peanut butter so good, so unique, and so addictive that you would want to “just eat it with a spoon.” Since then, they have been written up in newspapers and magazines, appeared on television multiple times, sell their peanut butter at various locations around Indiana and ship their B. Happy all over the country.