Here at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, we’re all about being creative. And although not everyone is lucky enough to craft or bake all day, many of my fellow employees are extremely gifted artisans who spend much of their post-work time doing everything from jewelry-making to screen-printing. Last weekend, those talented folks (plus several lucky outside crafters) got together to sell their goods at the Martha Stewart Holiday Craft Fair. This was the first year that the sale was open to the public -- and it was crazy! Thousands of people lined up throughout the day to browse the tables of handmade cards, screenprinted t-shirts, felt stuffed animals, magazine Christmas trees...
Although I myself didn’t make anything, I signed up to sell some of my mom’s adorable hand-knitted baby and children’s items. Check out my pics of the event below!
A close-up of MacKnits mittens (aka mittens made by mom, Mrs. Macpherson)!
An action shot of Martha shopping at the craft fair.
Did Martha buy cool wrapping paper?
Did you see these Christmas trees (created out of magazines) on the Martha Stewart Show?
This is the “clerestory” where the craft fair was held. Pretty, right?
Martha employees shopping away!
Jazz up your outfit with these flower accessories!
The “Sweet Shop” had delicious sweets (in Martha packaging) for sale. The Martha Stewart Show camera crew loved it too!
A seashell-inspired Christmas tree!
Tie-dye mania was all the rage at this table. Perhaps these sellers were inspired by Woodstock's 40th anniversary?
Beautiful baskets for sale.
Colorful, recycled jewelry for all your green-minded friends and family.
Sugar cookie ornaments that were too pretty to eat!
A preemie stopped by to buy some socks from my table! Apparently it’s hard to find socks that fit when you’re a tiny baby.
“My friend Kim (aka Etsy seller Hurray Kimmay!) sold a variety of eco-friendly ornaments, accessories, and quilters’