Listen to the latest playlist- Summer Dance party filled with awesome 80s and 90s R & B dance hits. This playlist was compiled by our favorite preparator and graphic designer Khrystah Gorham.
If your dad is anything like mine, shopping is hard! Dad’s don’t need stuff-they need a good life. Here are some super practical goods for a great handmade life. Marchese Sausage – This local sausage is is totally delicious and affordable. The recipe is from their own family and hasn’t deviated from it’s traditional Sicilian […]
Mister Man II: A Men’s Pop Up Shop Just in time for Father’s Day The 2nd Annual Mister Man Pop Up Shop is a Celebration of All Things Man. Join us Friday June 13th from 5-10pm at The Odd Fellows Building 114 E 14th St. 77008 in the Heights. Mister Man is a free event […]
Pop Shop Houston: We’re never doing this again. . . UNTIL NEXT NOVEMBER! What a wonderfully crazy, joyous and wild ride this has been. We just finished our 4th big event in our 2nd year. Things have changed so much over the last two years that it’s a good time to reflect. Let’s talk about […]
Hello from Mind-Speaks! What is Mind-Speaks you ask? It’s a collaboration between three sisters named Vera; we started this as a way to inspire and motivate each other and others creatively. We each have different branches of interests and each entry we share on the blog is a feature written by one of us. Take […]
Pop Shop Houston – Indie craft festival returns to Silver Street Studios Pop Shop Houston returns to Silver Street Studios on May 3-4 for two days of Houston’s best indie design, art, and music. Featuring over 90 local vendors, Pop Shop Houston has a blend of fine art and practical goods from all kinds of […]
I love having green all around me, especially when I’m indoors. That’s why I have a succulent terrarium in every single room in my house! Terrariums are indoor gardens that are remarkably easy to care for. They are especially easy when you find the right plants that work for you. I’m a huge fan of […]
Here is an indie dance music playlist curated by Matthew Krecji. Matthew is known as “that tall smiley guy” at Mercantile and Double Trouble. He has stellar taste in music and supports local arts. Pop Shop will have a guest playlist each month to keep you rocking. Have a listen and let’s dance!
We had an overwhelming amount of responses to Pop Shop Houston’s First Annual Maker Awards! All of these talented makers will receive gifts and prizes from yours truly here at Pop Shop Houston. Keep your eye on all the makers that participate in any Pop Shop event this year and we’ll let you know when […]
The time has come. We’ve had the last of our cold fronts and it’s time to admit that the Houston summer is upon us. So let’s turn lemons into lemonade. Or better yet, let’s plant a lemon tree so that we can have lots of lemons in the future. Here are some of our favorite […]
Nothing is better than travel, especially if you are in Texas! We’ve got big wide open skies tons of natural scenery and lively culture. This state is so big that the markets from El Paso to Dallas can vary stylistically so significantly. And traveling from different cities in Texas can feel like driving to a […]
In celebration of the Wild Moccasins 88 92 that is released on February 8th, we made this playlist full of awesome tunes from Houston and a few bands from different parts of Texas. Click here to listen to the playlist through Spotify. It’s perfect for your studio while you’re getting creative. And join us at a free […]
This holiday season can be filled with handmade gifts. You can even save a buck without having to stand in a line or wrestle you sale items out of someone else’s hands. All of this shopping can be done online, in the comfort of your own home, and arrive before the Holidays. Vegan Apparel […]
To celebrate the release of Spruce: A Step by Step Guide to Upholstery, author Amanda Brown and “the Sprucettes” toured the Southern USA. Starting out in Austin TX, their hometown, the author and team have travelled to Atlanta and New Orleans and made their way to Houston Friday November 22nd 2013. They cruised around in […]
Space Montrose Handmade Boutique opened their new location this weekend. It’s a hop skip and a jump away from their old boutique in the heart of Montrose. They are still at the corner of Westheimer and Dunlavy, but now they’re at the northwest corner, next to Common Bond and across from Brasil. It’s twice as […]
Skip the lines, bring the kids, and celebrate Black Friday with Pop Shop Houston On November 29-30, Pop Shop Houston comes to Silver Street Studios for a special “Black Friday edition” of the indie craft, art, and music festival. The two-day event features over 90 Houston-based vendors, and lots of family-friendly activities, including a vintage […]
Houston craft would be quite different without Teresa O’Connor. This sculptor turned boutique owner helped pioneer the indie craft culture of Houston with a pop up shop called Art Star founded in 2004. Art Star was located inside of art galleries, bars, and later Retropolis in the Heights. I asked Teresa some questions about her […]
It’s September 15th! Applications for November 29th and 30th (that’s Black Friday and Saturday) are due by the end of the day. Please apply online here!