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Gaia Noir is doing Granny Proud!

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Our very own Gaia Noir will be sharing her fabulous eco friendly clothes, steam-punk accessories and funky dreads with you at Granny Would Be Proud this Sunday. She’s promising a range of handmade goodies to suit very budget and we know you’ll love her work.

With Granny promising mulled wine, carol singing and lots more festive fun throughout the day it would be very bah humbug of you to miss it. We don’t need to mention it’s the last weekend before Christmas do we and presents still need to be bought?

So why not get down to The Hillhead BookClub, 17 Vivicombe Street, Glasgow on Sunday 19th December between 12noon and 7pm and say hello to Gaia Noir and the the other stallholders.

Finnieston Shopping

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Finnieston is fast becoming Glasgow’s new hotbed of independent shopping with two new shops just opened, both catering for lovers of handmade and quirky gifts.

The Shop of Interest opened doors a couple of weeks ago and is already doing great – why not pop in for a browse of their wares including products by GCM members Much Too Fun and Asking For Trouble? You’ll find them at 1058 Argyle Street, opposite the Hidden Lane.

Just around the corner at 231 Berkeley Street, you’ll find Made With Love, a cute new deli complete with teeny gift shop. You can get a cupcake, a great cup of coffee and some handmade gifts all the same place. Look out for items by GCM members Lucy Jackson Designs and Asking For Trouble.

And don’t forget, if you’re in the area, the Hidden Pop-Up Shop is open til Christmas in the Hidden Lane and features a whole host of Glasgow talent.

Happy shopping!

Dennistoun Craft Fair

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Our very own Frayedattheedges is going to be at The Dennistoun Craft Fair on Saturday 27th November with lots of warm hand knits and funky brooches.

As well as lots of stalls with handmade goodies from local makers there will be a book signing with the author Paul Henke and of course a cafe.

It will be held at the Dennistoun New Parish Church on Armadale street (off Duke Street) between 11am and 4pm.  Craft Fair poster 1

Pop up shop in Hidden Lanes

Friday, November 19th, 2010

GCM Members Much Too Fun have launched a Christmas pop up shop in The Hidden Lanes!

Along with other members of Glasgow’s Hidden Lane community there will be a wonderful array of gifts and goodies for you to buy such as Finch and Fouracre tenement kits, Isle of Skye hand poured candles, Obscure Couture jewellery, hand bound leather journals, Wonky Woolie knitwear, a selection of prints from local creatives and lots more.

The shop will be based in Unit 24a of  The Hidden Lane and open every weekday 12noon – 6pm and on Saturdays 12noon – 4pm.

Find out more over on Facebook.

Early Christmas shopping at Inver Cottage

Thursday, November 11th, 2010

Yes, the Mafia are packing their trunks and hitting the road again! And my goodness, it looks like a wonderful trip…

Where and when?
This Sunday, the 14th of November, from 11.30 til 4.30, we’ll be rocking it Christmas-style at the wonderful Inver Cottage.  Pretty much all of your festive shopping can be taken care of in one fell swoop with a range of sellers offering jewellery, clothing, stationery, accessories and more.

Inver Cottage is well-known for its amazing food and beautiful surroundings, so dress warmly and make a day of it! You can find out more about Inver Cottage on their website: http://www.invercottage.com/

Who’ll be there?
Frayed at the Edges, The Rainbow Effect, Carrot Coriander, Asking for Trouble, Rosie’s Retro Styling and Glitterysah with be joined by two of Inver’s local suppliers, selling scarves and festive wreaths.

So come on down and choose handmade not high street this Christmas!