5 New Artists Participating in Pop Shop Summer Festival 2015

Cardinal Eyewear Makers at Pop Shop Houston Summer Festival 2015

Cardinal Eyewear Cardinal Eyewear is a Latin American Company that has become a creator of hand-made eyewear for both men and women. They only use certified wood from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and Carl Zeiss optics to create very hip and minimal frames. The company has strong commitment to the preservation of our environment, social […]

Meet Zahira Gutierrez of the Wild Moccasins

Square Photo of Zahira Gutierrez Singer of the Wild Moccasins Houston TX Indie Band Photo by Sean Askandari of Dress Yo Self Blog

Meet Zahira Gutierrez musician, bandmate of the Wild Moccasins, artist from Houston Texas. We talked to her about her latest endeavors and what inspires her. BB: How long has Wild Moccasins been together? How has it changed over the years? ZG: We’ve been together for about 8 years now. Members have changed, styles have changed, […]

My Top 5 Lush Products

Lush Cosmetics - Georgetown, VA Top 5 Lush Products to try

Greetings ladies, gentlemen, and fellow Lushies! It’s been a little over 8 years since I first discovered the marvels of the natural and cruelty-free company, Lush Cosmetics. For the longest time, I only knew about their luxurious bath goodies, but a couple months back my life had changed. I was making my usual rounds in the bath […]

Best Summer Art Festivals in the US

Wine Lands at Outside Lands Festival San Francisco Best Art Festivals

Every summer I daydream about taking a road trip to visit all of my favorite festivals. Some of these are music festivals, other are art festivals, but most of them fall into some weird category of what-kind-of-festival-is-this-anyway kind of festival. Pop Shop was created because I was so inspired by all of these events. A […]

Memorable Moments from New Mexico Fashion Week

Memorable Moments from New Mexico Fashion Week Fashion New Mexico

On my way back from California, the boy and I stopped in Albuquerque, NM for an overnight stay in a popular Route 66 motel and that it was the night of New Mexico Fashion Week‘s epic runway show. We ended up running a little behind schedule, so I arrived during intermission. I had only missed […]

The Best Songs with Omnichords

Omnichord 80s Electronic Auto Harp Cool Musical Instruments

The omnichord is a used-to-be-obscure instrument that has become over the last few years because of it’s awesomeness. It’s easy to play with a unique – sprinkly-magical-vintage keyboard sound. It was made by Suzuki in the early 1980s and sounds like the times. It is an instrument that’s perfect for beginners, for learning to play […]

Handmade Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Essential Oils at Pop Shop America Craft Workshops

Mother’s Day is May 10th! Show the mom’s in your life how special they are by giving them the gift of handmade. Here is our top picks of handmade items that you can purchase online now. Have a mom that’s far away? Don’t worry. We can gift wrap for free and ship straight to your […]

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 […]

Liquid AC: Cooling Peppermint Mister Spray DIY

liquid ac easy peppermint mist diy pop shop america

Here’s a 5 minute summer recipe that’s perfect for staying cool. It’s a DIY misting spray that’s a lot like those Evian misters that you run into at Whole Foods or Sephora. It’s great for camping trips, festivals, or lounging poolside because it cools and hydrates the skin. And it’s just so simple to make […]

Top 5 Classic Video Games that You’ve Never Played

Fatal Frame Playstation 2 Video Game Best Vintage Video Games Pop Shop America Art Blog

We asked Chris Unclebach from Insomnia Video Culture Shop his favorite unheard of, obscure, and undervalued classic video games. Insomnia, is a video game shop in the Houston Heights that hosts gaming tournaments and art shows in it’s retail boutique where you can find collectable toys, gamer magazines, and cutesy kawaii, video game art, and […]

The End: Vintage Shopping Oasis in the Heart of Joshua Tree

The End Vintage Shopping Joshua Tree Vintage Clothing

Located just about 27 miles north(ish) of the desert oasis of Palm Springs, lies the quaint little town of Yucca Valley- a gateway to Joshua Tree National Park. Yucca Valley is home to the famed Pioneer Town, as well as numerous little coffee shops and antique and vintage shops; one in particular being- The End. The […]

A Picture Tour of Ladybird Market – Austin Texas

It was a beautiful day last Saturday Cherrywood Coffeehouse. The Mister and I took the morning to go visit the newest Market on the east side of town called Ladybird Market hosted by Anne Marie Beard. We love Cherrywood Coffeehouse… it’s one of our favorite spots to eat and were really excited to get to […]

How to DIY Your Own Bath Bombs

How to Make Easy Bath Bombs Scented Bath Fizzies

Spring is finally here! It’s time to get all that dreadful Spring cleaning out of the way. That being said, this super easy and fun DIY will be perfect to do once the deed is done. What better way to dive into Spring, than dive into your bathtub with a refreshing, handmade bath bomb? Not only […]

And the Winners Are … (The Best Makers in Texas)

Best Painter: Nicky Davis Nicky Davis scored over 50% of the vote. Nicky Davis creates murals, artwork, wearables, and toys that contain a seamless aesthetic of night-time camping, bears, and a little mystery. Nicky says about his work, “People ask me what my inspiration is behind my paintings and that’s always been the hardest thing […]

Announcing Pop Shop Craft Workshops at TXRX Labs Houston

Candle DIY at TX/RX Labs

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 […]

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