Saturday, December 26, 2009

Monday, December 14, 2009

Winter Blast

Thanks to all the wonderful and talented vendors of "Winter Blast" and thanks to all the shoppers and supporters that came out in the rain yesterday! Pictures from the event will be uploaded within the next few days.


The raffle proceeds were donated to "Seeds of Love" who raised money at Winter Blast to grant winter wishes for kids in need through NY Cares and the Ronald Mc Donald House in NYC.

We would like to give a very big thanks to the vendors that donated prizes for such a great cause! The winner will be contacted and we will make arrangements to have the prizes delivered.


Raffle Winners

Sanfords Restaurant Giftcard- ticket #876030 Harriet Capuano

Sanfords Restaurant Giftcard- ticket #876026 Helen

Spa Basket donated by "The Little Soap Shop"- ticket #876014 Margarita

Skincare basket donated by "Anthesis Organic Skincare- ticket #876036 Maria Petsas

Handmade scarf donated by "Mara Bianca"- ticket #876020 Elizabeth

Fashion earrings donated by "Wink & Flip"- ticket # 876011 Claudia

Hair Accesory donated by "Molly Made" ticket #876060 Pat

Christmas Ornament donated by "Pink Graffiti" ticket # 876017 Afrodite

Soaps & Dish donated by "Naturally Good Soaps" ticket #876003 Chris Rykala

Fashion Nekclace and Earrings donated by "Gewelry Duty"ticket # Joanna

Copper art sculpture donated by "LRS Art & Design" #876067 Robert Gavilla

Friday, December 11, 2009

Skip the mall and shop handmade this Sunday, come to "Winter Blast"

Why go to the mall this Sunday, when you can shop for all the gifts you need at "Winter Blast" Handmade Holiday Market in Astoria. Avoid the long lines, traffic, crowds of people and inconveniences of the mall and department stores. We are at a convenient location right next to a municipal free parking lot and right under the N/W train. The most talented designers, crafters and artists will be showcasing their products at this one day only shopping event. They will be selling: jewelry & fashion accessories, handbags, crochet hats, sweaters, scarves, clothing, toys, bath & body products, candles, holiday decor/ornaments, greeting cards, fine art paintings and photography. We hill have a bakery/cafe and a DJ all day long. Our special guests "Seeds of Love" will be raising money and, proceeds from their sales will go to grant winter wishes for New York City kids in need through New York Cares and The Ronald McDonald House in NYC. Shop unique this holiday season... by buying handmade you will be supporting local handmade designers and independent business owners. We hope to see you all there!
Sunday December 13th
Cretan's Association
32-33 31st street
between Broadway and 34th avenue
1030am-430pm

Monday, December 7, 2009

This Sunday December 13th stop by "Winter Blast" Holiday Handmade Market

This Sunday December 13th from 1030am-430pm join us for the biggest holiday shopping event of the season "Winter Blast" our venue is "The Cretan's Association" 32-33 31st street in Astoria. Browse and shop: jewelry & fashion accessories, clothing, bath/body & beauty, soy candles, crochet, handbags, holiday decor/ornaments, toys, baby products, clothing, lingerie, fine art paintings and photography. You are guaranteed to find gifts for everyone at this event! Our special guests "Seeds of Love" (non-profit group) will be raising money, proceeds from their sales will go to grant winter wishes for New York City kids in need through "NY Cares" and The Ronald McDonald House in NYC. There will be a DJ all day long, baked goods & coffee, and raffle prizes! Located right under the N/W Broadway train stop, right next to a municipal parking lot. Here is a preview of some of our vendor's products.










































And a lot more!!! Come and support the talented artists, designers and indie business owners from the NY metro area. Buy something uniquely designed and handmade this holiday season! Hope to see you all there!