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Create your own fab finds at our Flea workshops

Block print with Pop Craft at the Flea!

Block print with Pop Craft at the Flea!

The Neighborhood Flea is packed with food, vintage, and other fab finds but did you know our vendors facilitate workshops to send you home with your very own unique pieces?

We have three super workshops at the May 14th Flea. Bring your loved ones, create a perfect piece for the home or a great gift for mom! 

Plant a Succulent with Pisarcik Greenhouse: 

Join Pisarcik Greenhouses for a workshop at the Neighborhood Flea on May 14th at 1 PM and put together your very own succulent hanging planter! Mix and match different textures, colors, and sizes to create a hanging basket that is stunning all year long. The class will include instruction about the different succulent varietals available, as well as proper succulent care. Cost to attend is $40 and includes all materials and tools. Sign up through our Eventbrite

Block Printing with Pop Craft

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Block print your very own tea towel and bag with Pop Craft with a variety of unique printing blocks. Mix the blocks, match the colors - make it yours! All materials are provided and the cost of the workshop is $35 in advance or $40 on the day of. More details at Pop Craft.

Make a Fairy Garden with Farm & Forest

Join Farm and Forest for a special Mother's Day Fairy Garden Workshop at the Neighborhood Flea. You'll create your own mini garden to take home complete with live plants, moss, stones, and other natural beauties, topped off with a special little fairy. This workshop is $35 dollars and includes all materials. Sign up at our Eventbrite

Meet Homestead Luminary

Photo by Jessie Tymoczko.

Photo by Jessie Tymoczko.

With such an exciting weekend ahead to kick off our fourth season, we wanted to introduce you to another seller who will be bring beautiful items to the Flea: Homestead Luminary! 

Homestead Luminary is Jessie Tymoczko and she creates a variety of gorgeous pieces out of TechShop Pittsburgh. 

1. What will you be offering at the Flea?

I make wooden lanterns, lamps and light boxes that are lit with LED tea lights as well as sun catchers and magnets that use the same design elements as my luminaries.  I have a new lamp design that I'm really excited to unveil at the neighborhood flea, it's in line stylistically with the pieces from my Flower Nouveau line.  I also offer custom luminaries and wood engraving. 

2. How did you get started in your business? How long have you been at it?

I've always been fascinated by shadow and light art, so I would have to say that's what inspired my dive into luminaries.  Having access to a laser cutting through TechShop Pittsburgh was a game changer, when I realized the full capability of the machines I tried my hand at making a small hanging lantern as a gift.  I loved it, my friends loved it and Homestead Luminary grew from there.  I started Homestead Luminary at the end of 2016. 

3. Anything you are looking forward to this flea season?

I am absolutely thrilled to participate in an open air market!   Market places are already very vibrant community gathering spaces, mixing in some fresh air and sunshine... it really brings up the energy of an event. 

We hope you will join us at the Flea to meet Jessie and all of our amazing vendors. We have a filled up season and every month brings something new at our Second Sundays in the Strip! 

Meet Three Pigs Vintage

Photo by Katie Krulock.

Photo by Katie Krulock.

The Flea returns to the Strip District this Sunday, May 14th and, as with each season, we are happy to host sellers old and new. This year, we are joined by Three Pigs Vintage for the first time and thought we would introduce you!

1. What will you be offering at the Flea?

We will be bringing a wide selection of 60s-00s pieces.  90s and Y2K clothing is our favorite.  I will also have a selection of hand painted/re-worked vintage items that I have honed and developed over the last year or so.  I paint leather goods (shoes, bags, pants, etc.) along with denim.  I also enjoy hand-dying vintage garments and bringing them new life. 

2. How did you get started in your business? How long have you been at it?

I founded Three Pigs two years ago this May on Etsy.com. I wanted to begin creating wearable art pieces.  I started my first Etsy shop in high school, and quickly fell in love with vintage clothing.  I worked for a vintage shop in Pittsburgh and my love grew.  From there, I began experimenting with reworking pieces. Over the past year I have focused on doing this full-time.  I work with my friends and incorporate their skills/passions into the store.  Katie Krulock conducts all of the product shoots and buys for the store as well.  We will be shooting our first lookbook in June, and Katie will be shooting it all on film.  We are working on creating a website and expanding more on one-of-a-kind pieces.

3. Anything you are looking forward to this flea season?

Since we are an online shop, I really look forward to meeting people in person and having the opportunity to talk and connect. We just started doing pop-up shops this year, so each time we get to learn new things and meet more like-minded people.  This is also our first time vending at the Neighborhood Flea, so we are looking forward to what this opportunity brings.

4. Do you have any favorite finds from your time hunting down vintage goods?

My all time favorite find was a black and white, faux fur, Donnybrook "face" coat. I had been looking for it for years, and was so happy to have finally found one.

Just in case you are curious, here is the stellar coat being referred to. Courtesy of Pinterest.

Just in case you are curious, here is the stellar coat being referred to. Courtesy of Pinterest.

 

Thanks, Sadie! Be sure to meet Three Pigs Vintage this Mother's Day at the Flea and don't miss the rest of our Second Sundays in the Strip! 

Celebrate Mother's Day at the Neighborhood Flea!

We are looking forward to kicking off our Neighborhood Flea Strip District season with you this Sunday, May 14th, Mother's Day from 10 am - 3 pm. 

Make a day of it, eat at our fantastic food truck round-up, participate in a workshop, and shop our 65+ sellers offering vintage finds, handmade, housewares, food and more. 

RSVP on Facebook to learn about our sellers. And now you can get a Flea text reminder by texting NEIGHBORHOODFLEA to 24587 and sign up for our email newsletter

Catch all of the details on our event page