How Tuesday – Mini (Fake) Terrariums

Let’s make something fun! We’re making mini fake terrariums (fake because there are no living plants in these ones). They’re super simple to make and can be made in any ...

Boyle Street Maker’s Faire – Call to Artists

On the Spot Pop Ups and Alberta Craft Alert is proud to present the Boyle Street Maker’s Faire on February 8-9 in the Boyle Street Community Centre. From the On ...

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays from all of us at the Alberta Craft Alert! We have had a crazy awesome 2013 and hope yours was just as wonderful. We’re certainly looking forward to ...

Spotlight on Alberta Crafters

Friday Finds – Tiny Daisies Designs Spinner Ring

Fiber Artist Feature: Noreen Crone Findlay

Noreen Crone Findlay, a weaver, crocheter, knitter and all around fabulous fiber ...

Sweet Sundays: At the Market

This awesome sign is hand painted by 3LittleDragonflies on the lovely, stained wooden ...

Latest News

Made Urban Website Relaunch

Exciting news! The Edmonton based online selling and shopping site, Made Urban has relaunched their website! Made Urban (www.madeurban.com) is an Alberta based website for buying and selling locally made goods and services. The website has been given a makeover and recently re-launched to include more features and expand the ways people can support local. [...]

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Buy Canadian!

Buy Canadian!

We here at Alberta Craft Alert understand the impact that buying local has on the community and individuals. This holiday season, we challenge you to buy Canadian-made! A good starting point is the Mercer Collective: A Maker’s Market (Edmonton) that’s held 2x a month in the basement of the Mercer Warehouse at 104th Ave. & [...]

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The Urban Marketplace – Call for Vendors

The Urban Marketplace – Call for Vendors

THE URBAN MARKETPLACE at the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre “Where old meets new!” Central McDougall/Queen Mary Park Revitalization in conjunction with the North Edge Business Association (NEBA) and the Prince of Wales Armouries Heritage Centre is developing a new public market in central Edmonton… the “Urban Marketplace” at the Prince of Wales Armouries [...]

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Upcoming Christmas Craft Shows

Here’s a big list of new to the calendar craft shows! Distinctly Nanton Christmas Market If you are looking for unique gifts made by local Artisans, this market is the perfect place to wrap up your Christmas shopping! When: November 23, 2013 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Where: Nanton Community Centre What else: Free [...]

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Vendor Call – Somerset Bridlewood Community Association Fall Craft Sale

We received a request to post a vendor call for an upcoming Christmas show. Please contact the organizer, Jennifer Bird directly for more info about booking a table (email address below!). Somerset Bridlewood Community Association Fall Craft Sale Now booking tables for the Fall Community Craft Sale! November 16th, 2013 10AM – 4PM South Fish [...]

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Tips for Vendors – Designing Your Booth

Tips for Vendors – Designing Your Booth

In my online travels today,  I came across a great post by the folks who run The Renegade Craft Fair (Austin, Brooklyn, London, San Francisco, Chicago and Los Angeles) A hugely successful handmade market, with some amazing and talented creatives – each time I see photos from their events, I’m blown away. “Having a booth [...]

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