Category Archives: Lifestyle

Lifestyle are Pop Shop America blogs that touch on all kinds of different things but don’t quite fit into our art, recipes, or DIY blog categories.

8 Skincare Lines that Will Make You Switch to Natural

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“Ohmigod, you look AMAZING,” a friend recently mused to me. I also must add that the Mr. has also been raving about how much better my overall skin appearance has been looking. All the while I was thinking, ‘Hmmmm… I bet it’s because I’ve been using natural skin care products by local Texas and Arizona […]

Source Vital Apothecary: Customized Skincare for Everyone

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For healthy, natural, luxurious body care meet Source Vital. If you haven’t tried this Houston brand, you must! Source Vital creates skincare for different skin types like acne, aging skin, and scars. You can also find essential oils, serums, all natural bath products and more. Their line in extensive and their ingredients are of the […]

Sneak Peak at Boerne Handmade Market

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Want a sneak peak of what’s in store for Boerne Handmade Market? This gorgeous pop up in the Texas Hill Country is taking place this weekend. Here are the details: Boerne Handmade Market April 21st 9am – 4pm at The Cana Ballroom Boerne, TX 78006 GET TICKETS HERE And here’s a sneak peak from the […]

Take a Picture Tour of Firefly Handmade Market Boulder CO

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Firefly Handmade is a totally unique series of events in Boulder Colorado. Their markets are 4 times a year and take place both indoors in the winter months and outdoors in the summer months. One of my favorite components of the festival is that it’s ENTIRELY handmade. No vintage. No fair trade! So cool. I […]

Cute & Prickly! The Must Shop Handmade Cactus Gift Guide

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Alright y’all. I admit it. We’ve gone a little cactus crazy. We just love the prickly little cuties so much that we can’t help but carry so many in our Online Shop! Here’s a curated collection of some of our favorite cactus cuties. Just click through to shop them right now. https://www.popshopamerica.com/shop/accessories/notebook-paper-cactus-coin-purse/ Stay away from […]

The Coolest DIYs from Blitsy Craft Supply Shop

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This and other blogs at Pop Shop America may contain affiliate links. I just discovered Blitsy and I’m in love! In searching for alternatives to Hobby Lobby, I found the coolest most modern craft supply company around. They are based in Chicago and specialize in paper goods, bullet journals, stationery and fancy pens.They don’t have […]

Shop Handmade & Raise Money for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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What Can We Do for Hurricane Evacuees? So Much. I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about feeling “helpless” after Hurricane Harvey. Don’t. People want to help but the needs of shelters and evacuees is changing from minute to minute. So us at Pop Shop America and lots of other handmade businesses are focused on […]

10 of the Best Uses for Geranium Essential Oil with Recipes

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This is a guest post by Sally Wong of ThinkOily.com There are many incredible essential oils that you can use for everything from cleaning your home to in your bath or beauty routine. I have many that have become favorites, including geranium essential oil. While not as popular as lavender or tea tree oils, geranium […]

Free Pop Shop Craft Workshops at a Library Near You

Announcing Pop Shop’s 2015 Summer of Free Kids Craft Workshops! For the second year, we get to spend the summer crafting with kids at a local library near you. We teach lots of different activities from the beautiful to whimsical, and mature to fun and silly activities. Attendance and all materials are completely free courtesy […]

Announcing Pop Shop Craft Workshops at TXRX Labs Houston

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CLICK BELOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE: February 5th Marbled Coffee Mugs + Kitchen Towels $38 In this craft workshop, everyone will get to make a set of coffee mugs and a set of kitchen towels using marbling swirl techniques. It’s like a very prim and proper or modern tie dye effect! We’ll use lots of […]

Don’t Throw Bird Seed: A Million Things You Can Learn at Handmade Weddings

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We’ve all heard that throwing rice at weddings can be dangerous to birds. Did you know that throwing bird seed can be nearly as dangerous to humans? Here is an example: This very lovely, thoughtful couple chose bird seed. Notice how their heads are down and how they are covering their eyes? Think about the […]

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