Unconventional Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

Clueless Room Full of Clothes | Clueless Movie Stills

V-Day is approaching quickly! You’ve been so busy running around to find the perfect gift to give your significant other, friends, and family. Finally, the perfect gift and the perfect card are in your possession, but you’ve forgotten one thing: the perfect outfit. Your internal screaming quickly becomes audible, you tear your closet apart, you are […]

A Chat with NYC Paper Towel Milliner- Debra Rapoport

It wasn’t long ago when I first read about Debra Rapoport- a milliner who’s design aesthetic isn’t what you would call “average.” She was [and is still being] featured on Advanced Style for her incredibly unique style in her advanced age. She designs her own hats and accessories out of recycled items such as toilet […]

Rongrong Devoe and the Golden Art of Fashion Illustration

Rongrong Fashion Illustration Fashion Illustrator

This blog may contain affiliate links.  For as long as I can remember, I have always loved to draw. However nowadays, my focus has changed…but I do admire folks who are talented in the art of illustration…in all industries. I recently heard about Rongrong Devoe– a Houston based fashion illustrator- via Pop Shop Houston Festival and of […]

How to Make Rainbow Heart Earrings with Shrinky Dinks

DIY Rainbow Heart Earrings Craft Tutorial Pop Shop America

Calling all besties! You need to make these adorable, sweet and fun to make earrings. You can make them bright and colorful. You can make them into rainbows. Or you can even make them into broken hearts. Here are your supplies: Shrinky Dink in White, Cream, or Frosted Prismacolors or Micron Pens (or both) Small […]

Free Printable Valentines from Pop Shop America

Terrarium Printable Valentine Cards - Pop Shop America DIY Blog

Who said being single on Valentine’s Day is a bad thing? Being one of my favorite holidays, I get to spend the whole entire day appreciating my friends and family with handmade goodies. Valentine’s Day isn’t just for lovers, it’s for friends, family, sisters, mom, colleagues, and all the people that you get to spend […]

Dear Handmade Life Podcast Debuts Today

Delilah Snell from Dear Handmade Life and the Patchwork Show California Crafts

Delilah Snell and Nicole Stevenson are crafters on a mission. These ladies are the organizers of The Patchwork Show an indie craft fair that takes place in multiple cities across California, and the organizers of Craftcation a business conference for Makers + Bloggers + DIY enthusiasts.  Delilah and Nicole are big picture thinkers. In their […]

Pop Shop Valentine’s Gift Guide

Pop Shop America Online Boutique - Valentine's Gift Guide - Handmade Valentine's Gifts

<<<1. Rainy Day Blues // $5 // by Hazelmade >>> <<<2. Long Terrarium with Cupid’s Arrow Necklace // $36 // by Potions >>> <<<3.  British Blue Kitty Kid’s Dress // $28 // by Laundry Line >>> <<<4. Little Miss Molly Book // $17 // by Melissa M. Williams>>> <<<5. Earring of the Month Club // […]

The Indies: 2015 Maker Awards

Voting is Now Closed! See the 2015 Maker Award Winners HereLoading… Every year, we have a little fun by awarding the makers, artists, and writers, in this fair state for their excellence. After 2 weeks of nominations that were open to the public here’s what the people have chosen. These are the favorite artists and […]

First Legal Garage Race to Take Place Jan 16th-18th Houston

Garage Racing Event Houston TX by Carve Skate Shop Longboard Skateboarding

The very first legal garage race in the US, the 2nd Annual NoBull Bayou Battle, is going down in Houston Texas January 16th – 18th. Hosted by Team No Bull and Carve Skate Shop, this race is bringing in professional skateboarders from across the country like Kyle Wester, Louis Pilloni, Billy (Bones) Meiner, and more. […]

The Indies: 2015 Texas Maker Award Nominations

Click here nominate a maker Every year, we have a little fun by awarding the makers, artists, and writers, in this fair state for their excellence. So here’s the rules. You can’t nominate Pop Shop America for anything since we’re hosting the contest. Vote for yourself or vote for someone else. Yes we can see […]

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 […]

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