Unique finds at Martin City’s Holiday Market this weekend

If today’s weather doesn’t put you in the mood for Christmas, Martin City’s Holiday Market will.

You can find these and other products at the Martin City Holiday Market: Burlesque Bubbles’ bath salts Christmas ornaments; NEATS! Braille jewelry; and Untamed Supply’s unique line of candles.


Unique gifts found at Martin City Holiday Market

By Zoë Dunning

Martin City is ringing in the holidays with the Martin City Holiday Market. This annual event hosted by Martin City Social takes place Friday, November 17 from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, November 18 from 9 am to 5 p.m. and will be held in the Martin Event Space, 135th & Holmes Rd. Items for sale include handmade goods, boutique wares, and unique gifts. Beers, cocktails, and food from Martin City Brewing Co. will also be available for purchase. A large selection of vendors are featured.

Untamed Supply is an online candle store that sells hand-poured domestically-grown soy candles. Owner E.J. Wood says, “We are passionate about bringing the natural scents of the wild outdoors inside. We have a knack for capturing nature’s pheromones.” Untamed Supply uses renewable wax, fine fragrance oils, and cotton core wicks. They also donate 3% of their profits to national parks. For more, visit www.untamedsupply.com.

Kate Schroeder is a working fine artist and professor with a BFA and MFA in Sculpture and Ceramics.After learning braille to teach art to the blind, Schroeder started her own line of braille jewelry. She is the owner and operator of NEAT! Artist Studio, a small ceramics studio in Kansas City.  She also produces ceramics, takes custom orders, and has a “Build Your Own Pot” option. Visit www.neatartiststudio.com to view her braille jewelry and custom orders for sale and www.kateschroederceramics.com specifically for ceramics.

Designs by Patterson is owned by Matt and Anna Patterson. They make stipple art prints, shirts, and custom architecture drawings. They specialize in drawing structures like stadiums. By day, they take on the world of architecture and physical therapy and shift into the roles of artist and business manager by night. For more, go to www.etsy.com/shop/DesignsByPatterson.

Burlesque Bubbles is a skincare and cosmetics store in Olathe, KS that makes small-batch bath and body products with fun colors, ingredients, and names. They sell sugar scrubs,  bath bombs, bath truffles, and bath melts. They have seasonal products and flavors like Peppermint, Rosemary, Cherry Almond, and Malibu. Their motto is: “It feels good to smell good!” Check out their Facebook, www.facebook.com/Burlesquebubbles.

Come to shop, eat delicious food from the Martin City Brewing Co., try craft beer, and see what the vendors have to offer for yourself this weekend.


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