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Now Hiring Bloggers

Poems by Traci Lavois at Pop Shop Houston Festival | Art Festival Contemporary Arts Houston

As of February 3rd 2019, Pop Shop America is now hiring 2 bloggers! We would love for you to join our team. We are looking for fun loving enthusiastic bloggers that are great with photography. Bloggers can live anywhere in the world but must be fluent English speakers. Bloggers must write about diy, recipes, fashion, […]

Free Snowflake Holiday Printable

Free Snowflake Printable | Free Printable that Can be Made into Holiday Gift Tags, Wrapping Paper, and Greeting Cards | Homemade Christmas Gifts from the Pop Shop America Blog

Here is a free snowflake holiday printable by the ever talented Khrystah Gorham. It’s a pale blue and dark blue snowscape perfect for winter crafting. It’s versatile so here are a few things that you can do with your printable. Use them as gift tags by printing it out on cardstock. Cut them into small sections […]

Holiday Sales from Handmade Makers 2014

Handmade Holiday Sales at the Pop Shop America Blog | Save Money on Handmade Goods

Got some shopping left to do and want to save a buck or two? Well the holiday season is one of the best times to find really great deals on handmade, vintage design goods. Here are some of our favorite sales now through the holidays.   Pop Shop America – 10% off with the code […]

Get Free Passes to the First Culturemap Holiday Pop Up Shop!

Culturemap Holiday Pop Up Shop at Silver Street Studios | Holiday markets like Nutcracker Market in Houston TX

On Dec. 7th, let’s return to Silver Street Studios to finish our holiday shopping in style! Lexus presents the 1st Annual Culturemap Holiday Pop Up Shop this Sunday December 7th from 12-6pm at Silver Street Studios (2000 Edwards 77007). We have exclusive free passes while supplies last! Just click to eventbrite here and use the code ‘popshop’. This […]

Photos from Pop Shop Houston Holiday Festival 2014

The Weaver Sisters Here Come the Girls Djs Houston | Live Music Houston

Check out the photos from Pop Shop Houston Holiday Festival 2014. Pop Shop Houston is a craft fair and art festival took place at Silver Street Studios Nov. 28th -30th 2014. It’s the second year for the Black Friday Shopping event and in 2014 had almost 6,000 people in attendance! Pop Shop Houston was busy, […]

Local Fashion Designers Star at Fashion Houston

Rolando Santana Fashion Designer at Fashion Houston 2014 | Fashion Events in Houston | 2014 Rolando Santana Dresses

Night 4 of Fashion Houston, a week long series of high fashion runway shows by celebrity designers, was needless to say-EPIC. It was full of cocktails, dance music, princesses and well dressed gentleman. But there was something truly special about this night. It was the night that local fashion designers Chloe Dao and Jio’Zei Reyes […]

DIY these Colorful Geometric Coasters

geometric tetris coasters diy pop shop america

Tangram Coasters, Tetris Coasters, Geometric Coasters! These super cute coasters have a ton of different names. They add a little bit of whimsey to your home dining no matter what you call them! Making these geometric coasters only require a couple of simple steps and simple supplies. Let’s show you how. Supplies: Tangram Pieces E6000 […]

Poems for Barter, Sale, or Trade: The Art of Traci Lavois

Traci Lavois Artist Writer Houston | Poems for Sale | Music and Art Houston | Houston Arts

“Poems for Barter, Sale, or Trade,” reads Traci Lavois’ sign in front of her typewriter. She sets up a tiny area with writerly accoutrements, pencils, and paper. Give her a topic; it becomes an interactive piece of art. Give her a few minutes; she’ll make a poem just for you. Traci will be at upcoming Pop […]

Best Ever Dog Clothes

cutest dog clothes | handmade dog clothes available on etsy | blog post at pop shop america a festival of handmade

This blog may contain affiliate links.  Leading up to Halloween, I saw a ton of dog in costume photos. Dogs dressed up as lions, as Princess Leia, which is great and all, but what about every other day of the year? I wanted to see dogs dressed up all less seasonal attire. Dogs on casual […]

Make Your Own Ombre Pumpkins

How to Make Ombre Pumpkins | Halloween Decor DIY's | Fall Decor Ideas | Learn How to DIY Lots of Cool Stuff on the Pop Shop America LIfestyle Blog

Looking for a Halloween or fall decoration that’s less messy than scooping piles of innards? Or perhaps you’re like me, and the palette of fall’s oranges and browns just isn’t your style. Well good news- making super hip Ombre Pumpkins is easier than you think! You just need 2 paint colors, 2 brushes, and a […]

Pop Shop Houston Black Friday Festival

Pop Shop Houston Holiday Festival Poster | Alternatives to the mall Black Friday Weekend | Shop Local Small Business Saturday | Silver Street Studios

On Black Friday, ditch the lines and have fun instead at Pop Shop Houston! On November 28-30, Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios for it’s biggest festival of the year. Now three-days, Pop Shop Winter Festival features over 90 Houston-based artists, small businesses and makers of unique design goods. In addition there will […]

Hallows Look Book

Creepy Girls Abandoned House | Supermaggie Clothing

Here are looks to make this season magical, dreamy, and beautiful. Photos are by Marisa Brodie with special make up and accessories by Forgotten Arts Clothing. All items shown are available here at Pop Shop America. Shop the Hallows Look Book here! The Hallows Video Queen Gigi wearing Kitten Tank by Potions   Val wearing […]

Reverberation DJ’s Vintage Soul Playlist

Reverberation DJs at Boondocks Houston | Vintage Vinyl Soul DJs

Reverberation DJ’s are the quintessential group for classic vinyl. Catch them at bars, events, and happenings around Houston. They play a blend of vintage soul, funk, psych, and rock and roll all on vinyl. Prince Cobra made us this cool mix that features The Bar-kays, Dusty Springfield, Redbone, and more. Follow Reverberation and their escapades in […]

Best Places to Shop for Vintage in Houston

Jessie Rox | Miss Houston Vintage 2014 | Vintage Fashion Events in Houston | Annual Fashion Festival

Who better to ask about where to find the best vintage in Houston than Miss Houston Vintage herself?  Jessie Rox won Miss Houston Vintage last October and continues her work acting and with the Benefit Betties. But there’s always time for shopping vintage! Here’s her list- -Replay on 19th (Now The Place Upstairs) Located at […]

Black Friday Festival – Early Info for Makers

Pop Shop Houston Black Friday Festival 2015 Map and Info

We’re so excited to tell you more about Pop Shop Houston Winter Festival! It’s our third year and we have grown so much. This is the first year that the festival moves to being 3 days! We’re also adding more bands, fashion shows, art, and fun stuff to do. So here’s the skinny. Pop Shop […]

Shrinky Dinks Can Be Anything!

different ideas with shrinky dinks from the pop shop america craft class

Shrinky Dinks are about the easiest, cutest and most fun thing in the world. You can make them into anything! Here’s a list of our top 5 Shrinky Dink products available on Etsy (US). All of these particular shrinkies have been made into jewelry. Jewelry is a particularly perfect product to make with shrinky dinks […]

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