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4 More European Etsy Shops You Should Know About

4 More European Etsy Shops You Should Know About

This and other blogs may contain affiliate links.  Not long ago I wrote about some of my favourite European Etsy shops, but the truth is there are so many more small businesses and creatives worth to support. I love discovering new handmade items on Etsy, and I love ordering from other creatives – that’s for […]

#ShopSmall Christmas Gift Guide

A #ShopSmall Christmas Gift Guide to Support Small Businesses During The Season Of Giving

I’m a huge supporter of small independent businesses all year round, but I believe if there’s one time you are supposed to take them in consideration, that is the season of giving. I’m hoping you all are planning to include some handmade items from your favourite local shops in your Christmas list this year, but […]

Holiday Gift Guide Release

Handmade Holiday Sales at the Pop Shop America Blog | Save Money on Handmade Goods

In this holiday gift guide, we’ll show you affordable handmade items that you can buy online! Check out the Best Holiday Sales on Handmade Goods 2015 Edition Here! We’ll also feature handmade, vintage, and cool businesses that are having holiday sales. We’ll show you what their products look like, what the sale is, and where […]

Shop at The Heights Newest Boutique Lush & Co.

Cute frames at Lush & Co.

*Note: Since this blog was written, Lush has moved to: 2000 FM 2978 Magnolia TX The Heights is continuing to grow with interesting and individual boutiques. One of the newest, Lush & Co. opened on 11th next to Zelko Bistro and near the corner of Studewood by Hello Lucky. Lush & Co. is a super […]

Back to School Handmade Style

Back to School DIY Ideas

Here are all handmade back to school items perfect for daydreaming about in class. All of these are available on Etsy.com from different handmade makers around the globe! It’s everything you could possibly need from back to school handmade in the style of all of your favorite classes. Hope this gets you excited about one […]

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

Welcome to Catacomb: An Interview With The Brains Behind It All

On March 26th 2016, Catacomb Shop Houston closed! But don’t think it’s over for the founders Blake Jones & Ashley Cid. These two have been powerhouses of Houston design before Catacomb ever existed. We talked to Ashley Cid about what’s next for them. BB: What’s next for Milk + Honey Vintage? AC: In regards to clothing […]

Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

Stay Weird Brooch, Alien Felt Jewelry Punkheart Patches Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

I would like to introduce you all to the ambitious Miss Wendy ‘Punkheart’ Martin. She’s the dreamer behind Punkheart Patches, an adorable brand of handmade patches and brooches. Her candy-colored badges are stitched up with lace and love and feminist power! Image by Kristin Leigh Images by Wendy Punkheart via Punkheart Patches Anyway, I think her […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Years Sale

New Years Sale Promo Square from the Pop Shop America Online Shopping Website | Gift Shops Art for Sale Houston

Use the coupon code newyou to  Save 15% online on the items you’ve been dying to get all year long. This is a flash sale that only lasts New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day! New Year, New You.

Best Ever Dog Clothes

cutest dog clothes | handmade dog clothes available on etsy | blog post at pop shop america a festival of handmade

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 Friday. So we made this list […]

Hallows Look Book

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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 […]

Best Places to Shop for Vintage in Houston

Jessie Rox | Miss Houston Vintage 2013

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 Located at 373 West 19th St. […]

Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Manly Man

Salinas Salsa | Handmade Salsa in Houston TX | Local Food Houston

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 […]

From Art Star to Hunter Gatherer: How Teresa O’Connor has Helped Shaped Houston Craft

Hunter Gatherer Online Shopping Websites | Cool Clothes and Handmade Objects | Hunter Gatherer Fashion Boutique Online

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 […]