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Craftland Artist: Angela Zampell & Hot Glue Heroes

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If you've been to Craftland, you know we're fond of shiny things. We've always been a "more is more" shopping experience. That's why we're so excited to welcome Angela Zampell and her Hot Glue Heroes creations to Craftland's 2018 Holiday Extravaganza! Some people might prefer to relax after a long day by curling up with a good book, but Angela unwinds by making these adorably kitschy & crafty vignettes. The end result are Hot Glue Heroes, now available as tree ornaments at Craftland. These dioramas may be tiny, but by golly, they deliver big delights! Each diorama is assembled from vintage figurines, trinkets, and baubles, decorated with...

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Fundraising Fridays: Craftland Supports Girls Rock! Rhode Island

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At Craftland, we offer original, handmade gifts all year long, and we're excited to support organizations that develop the original gifts of our community's young people.  Join Craftland to support the work of Girls Rock! RI through Fundraising Fridays! During the holiday season, Craftland will donate a portion of our sales every Friday 5-8pm to Girls Rock! Rhode Island. Oh yeah!! ( Insert guitar solo here ) Girls Rock! Rhode Island is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization that offers creative experiences to girls, women, trans, and gender non-conforming individuals. For a decade GRRI has organized local musicians to volunteer their time to help young people learn to make music and encourage critical thinking, collaborative relationships,...

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Fundraising Fridays: Craftland Supports Youth Pride, Inc.!

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At Craftland, we're all about gifts, and we believe in the giving spirit of the holiday season. This year we're throwing our collective support behind two amazing youth organizations in our local community. Craftland is delighted to support the work of Youth Pride, Inc. and Girls Rock! RI through Fundraising Fridays! During the holiday season, Craftland will donate a portion of all sales on Friday from 5PM to 8PM to these great organizations.  Youth Pride, Inc. (YPI) is an affirming space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning young people to find strength, build community, develop connections, and be themselves. For over 25 years, YPI has provided free programs, including...

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Introducing Craftland's 2018 Holiday RI Pop-Up Sale Map

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At Craftland, we are honored to showcase the work of so many talented and industrious artists and makers from Rhode Island. We believe in our creative community and we want to help it thrive! This year we created a 2018 Holiday Rhode Island Pop-Up Sale Map to connect local holiday shoppers with the artists, crafters, and makers in their community. Our online map features dozens of group sales events in Rhode Island throughout November and December. Find the map on our website here: 2018 Holiday Rhode Island Pop-Up Sale Map “Craftland is operated by artists, and we know that sales during the holiday season can make up...

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Holiday Extravaganza Design by Providence's Jen Corace

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Craftland is honored to once again to have a stunning original artwork by Jen Corace to usher in our HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. Jen lives in Providence and was one of the early members of the Craftland team. An illustrator, painter and educator, Jen has created the Craftland HOLIDAY EXTRAVANGANZA design for several years.  You can find her beautiful Persist and No Human Being is Illegal prints for sale at Craftland this year.       Learn more about her work and see her fantastic dog, Leonard, on Jen Corace's web site. Thank you Jen!

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