One of a kind!

As I think about the direction of how Looks with Linds is going, I realized that showcasing local vendors and artists is where my heart lies.  Of course, I do shop big-box, but finding one of a kind “omg where did you get that?” type pieces is what I live for.  I think it’s mostly because I seek attention and anytime I have something on that people may not have seen before, and they ask about it, gets me excited.

I was able to participate in the chug and impulse buy sip and shop event held at the Smokehouse Tavern where local artists and vendors got to showcase their goodies all while raising money for the House of Hope.  The opportunity to shop some of my favorite local vendors while drinking a Tito’s and Soda?  I’m there.  I was able to see old friends and meet some new ones!  Check out the pictures and stories below!

Meet Melissa and Rebekah – the brains behind this event as well as bohemian beads & bangles and Rebekah Hope Design.  They are absolute dolls who I was so happy to run into and get to know better.  To be able to meet women who are about building not only their brand, but the brands of other local artists and vendors makes my heart happy.  We need to remember that building a brand isn’t easy and you often can’t do it alone.  Hats off to you both!

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Interested in a bangle of your own like the one I have on?  Check out her Insta: @mmammino1015 or her facebook page here

Looking for a Gypsy Lace Candle or a makeup application session?  Check out Rebekah’s facebook page for more info: here

*A full interview on their story coming soon!*

Meet T&C Designs – a beautiful couple who creates home designs from scrap granite as well as custom furniture and wood crafts.  They are perfect as housewarming gifts, bridal shower gifts, or even something beautiful for your own home!  Want something of your own?  Check them out on Instagram: @crdesigns16 or reach out directly for inquiries: here

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Meet the face behind Style this Shindig – bringing beautiful plants into your life as well as fun to-die-for home decor.  She has workshops and private events that you can schedule – to find out where she’s going to be next check her out at here or her insta @stylethisshindig

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Meet Jen – the woman behind Ima’Jennative creations.  She hand makes earrings using fabric and buttons. I’m wearing a leopard pair that I scooped up as I type this.  She also makes gift baskets AND cake pops.  Earrings and cake – need I say more?  Shop her creations here and check out her insta: @imajennative.creations

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Meet the couple behind Six Birches Wood Designs.  Based out of Epson, NH they hand make beautiful, rustic signs for your home!  They also make furniture pieces as well.  If only I had a bigger apartment I would have purchased more…one day!!  Check them out on Facebook @ sixbirchwooddesigns

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Lastly, meet Lexi of Lexi’s Tree Fort – she brings hand-made bags, hats and accessories from Sommerville, MA.  I scooped up an adorable magnet that has made a wonderful addition to my refrigerator!  Interested in her one-of-a-kind pieces?  Check out her shop here or her insta page: @lexistreefort

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UPCOMING: Wine and Wander!  Being held on May 20th – get your tickets HERE– I’ll be there!  Will you?

Are these the types of posts you want to see more of?  I want to hear from you!  Anything you’re particularly interested in hearing more about?  Also, if you’re a local vendor looking for a place to showcase your work – PLEASE message me!  I would love to talk to you and see what you’re working on!

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Looks with Linds is a blog dedicated to empowering consumers to shop small and help small businesses to gain clientele and the like.

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