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 […]

How to Make No Carve Ombre Painted Pumpkins

diy ombre painted pumpkins pop shop america

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 […]

Mix Tape by Cabby of The Class Room

The Class Room Men's Clothing Boutique Rice Village | Men's Shopping Houston | Hip Hop B-Boy Clothing

The Class Room’s owner Cabby curated this latest mix tape that features Alt-j and Z-Ro! It’s has lots of hip hop, R & B, and some dancy tunes too. It’s basically a mix tape form of what The Class Room is like as a men’s fashion boutique. Check it out! It’s so fun. The Class Room […]

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

Don't Throw Bird Seed at Weddings | Handmade Weddings a Bridal Event in Houston TX

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 […]

Mini Pops Season Starts September 14th!

Jump! Yamin Cepedes, Guerra Studios, Awre at Mini Pops | Mural at Pavement Clothing Montrose | Mural by Skeez181 | Mini Pops is a Monthly Art Market

 Pop Shop Houston and Pavement Clothing are so excited to bring you a new season of Mini Pops pop up market. Mini Pops takes place September 14th from 12 to 6pm at Westheimer & Dunlavy, and every second Sunday through December. There is an array of handmade and vintage goods for sale from preppy and […]

Fashion Truck Collection Opens Today at City Centre

Fashion Truck Collection | Boutiques at City Centre Houston | Mobile Boutique Store | Shopping at City Centre from the Pop Shop America Blog

As of January 2016 Fashion Truck Collection City Center has closed! But that doesn’t mean that it’s over for these fabulously styled ladies. Find Height of Vintage: Vintage Airstream Boutique Here. Find Urban Izzy: Women’s Fashion Mobile Boutique Here. Find The Shoe Bar: Heels on Wheels Here. Here is the Original Blog as it appeared […]

002 Summer Market Faves | Summer Market at Silver Street Studios

Summer Market Poster | 002 Houston Local Houston Magazine Market at SIlver Street Studios Houston

We’re so excited about the 002 Summer Market Saturday June 26th at Silver Street Studios (1501 Silver Street Houston 77007). Here’s a few of our favorites that we can’t wait to get our hands on. We’ve never seen any of these products at a Pop Shop event before! Paper Toy Clothing: Santana started his own company at […]

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