GO GREEN WITH UPCYCLED WORK AT CRAFTADELPHIA: A PART OF DESIGN PHILADELPHIA 2008 AND PARTICIPATING IN SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA
Design Philadelphia will be host to over 90 events, with the theme of "Down to Earth", thru October 22, 2008. The Philly Etsy Team is a part of Design Philadelphia with CraftAdelphia at Mew Gallery on Saturday, October 18; from 11am-4pm featuring upcycled and green design work with a special reception! For more information on the Philly Etsy Team, please visit phillyetsy.blogspot.com to find out the latest projects and future events!
Check out the amazing wares created from everything that has been discarded or long forgotten, a definite trash to treasure event. Join the Philly Etsy team on Sunday at Swap-O-Rama-Rama (SORR) in a Design Philadelphia event!
October 18th Artists & Crafters at Mew Gallery showcasing upcycled art:
photographs in handmade frames & upcycled cards
Distinctive handcrafted gemstone and vintage jewelry
little world of Japanese inspired robots & a plant who is far away from home
Art made using the beauty that can be found everywhere
Collagemaker creates mixed media pieces where nostalgia meets whimsy
upcycled mini books, notecards and plushies
asian oddities, kinky crafts & upcycled wonders
clothes, jewelry and more made from new/upcycled materials
Paper goods including cards, notebooks & fine art prints
magnets made from old, recycled children's books and text books
upcycled/hand-designed handbags & mini-journals
sassy alternative to ancient chainmaille & classic wire technique jewelry
The Philly Etsy Team part of Swap-o-Rama-Rama on Sunday, October 19 from 12-5pm presented by The Philadelphia Sewing Collective at the Old Pine Community Center, 401 Lombard Street Philadelphia. SORR is a giant public clothing swap and series of DIY workshops. Philly Etsy is one of the participating groups and will have free giveaways! For more information www.sorrphilly.wordpress.com for more information.
Who is Philly Etsy? Etsy is an online resource for artists and crafters to share their talents and sell their wares. Over a 100 local artists/crafters belong to the Philly Etsy Team and have an etsy site. Members are from Philadelphia, surrounding counties, Southern NJ and Delaware. Supporting local art, crafts and part of the Design Philadelphia event being held in Philadelphia.
Upcoming Philly Etsy events include CraftAdelphia November 22nd and December 6th at Mew Gallery. Watch for exciting news, workshops and publications by the Philly Etsy Team!