Guess what? Mayday! Underground is just 8 days away! Here’s some cool stuff you’ll find at Mayday to get you excited.
Since Mayday! Underground is one of the first shows of the season, with it comes a lot of neat, new stuff our artists have been developing over the long winter. Here’s just a peek. Stop by TODAY from 10am to 4pm at the Village Gate to catch these awesome artists as well as many more. Remember to arrive early (before 10am) if you want a free swag bag!
The Violet Line, Modern Pendant Necklaces, $32
Pure Joy Co, Whole Line Debuting at Mayday
Lucends, new designs for spring line
Sage Studios, Jellyfish Glasses, $95
KiraArts, Spring Edition Colorful Barn Owls, $15
LimeMade, Denim Cuperate Necklace
Art Snack, Fuzzy Topped Chocolate Donut
Today’s vendor spotlight is Erin Gursslin, proprietor of Sunshyne Silverwear. Erin, creates eclectic jewelry made from recycled elements. She has been working hard through this long, cold winter to bring you some fresh picks for Spring. Here are just a few of the latest products that you will find at Mayday! Underground on May 3rd.
|Hand painted leather necklaces.
These come in a wide range of colors and geometric patterns.
Fun fact: they are all made from recycled leather from a local
|Multi-functional leather cuffs: come with 2 snap-on accessories. $45|
Mini watercolor originals set inside recycled watch cases. $45
|What a great way to usher in spring with one of her
real flower spoon pendants. Buy one or a whole bouquet! Best
part is, they always stay as beautiful as the day they bloomed.
Celebrate your mom! Mayday, which is this Saturday (yay!) is one week before Mother’s day, so it’s the perfect opportunity to pick up a swanky handmade gift. Here are some highlighted items perfect for gifting.
From top left to bottom right:
Prismatic Gardens, Floral Terrariums
Lilsville, Adjustable Ring, $12
Circuit Breaker Labs, Heart Circuit Board Necklace, $48
Stardust Paperworks, Spring Magnets
Vegetabowls, Cantaloupe Bowl, $24
Sage Studios, Recycled wine bottle hummingbird feeder, $35
Pure Joy Co, Rosemary Mint Massage Candle
Recycled paper, reclaimed wood, and lovely tree-themed items abound at Mayday. Take a look!
Sunshyne silverwear, Leaf Skeleton Necklace, $25.
The Knotty Owl, Raven Skull Necklace Made from Locally Reclaimed Wood, $86.
Laurel O’Brien, Tree Silhouette Necklace, $48.
Pure Joy Co, Oakmoss and Amber soy candle.
Sunshine on Water, Leaf Necklace, $45.
Heather Bivens, Maple Leaf Necklaces.
One of the really awesome things about Mayday, and indie craft in general, is the propensity of artisans to use vintage or recycled materials in their work. Celebrate Earth day the handmade way!
From top left to bottom right:
ArtSnack, Vintage Pie Tin Clock, $45.
KiraArts, Upcycled Sweater Monsters, $30-40.
Sunshine on Water, Initial Necklace, $38.
Stardust Paperworks, Recycled Mini Books.
Circuit Breaker Labs, Antiqued Circuit Board Necklace, $35
Knotty Owl, Natural Ombre Chevron Wooden Necklace.
Prismatic Gardens, Teardrop Air-Plant Terrariums.
Heather Bivens, Underwater Rock Earrings,
Sage Studios, Graduated Cylinder Ornament, $30.
Pure Joy Co, Natural Bath and Body Products.
And Happy Easter, if that’s your thing. In celebration of all things cheerful and the end of hibernation in Rochester, I present Mayday finds representative of the beauty of spring: flora and fauna.
Work featured from top to bottom right: KiraArts, Bunny Nubbin $10 at Mayday; Heather Bivens, Barn Owl Glass Necklace, $135; Stardust Paperworks, Garden Journals; Sunshine on Water, Elephant Nursery Art, $25; Tanya Zani, Mini Easter Bunny; Vegetabowls, Watermelon Serving Bowl, $60; Cat Clay, Dragonfly Cache Pot, $40.
It’s tiiiime! The venue and date are finalized; the 9th semiannual Mayday! Underground is bringing it’s awesomeness to the Village Gate on Saturday, May 3. The application is open now through March 15. Take a look at the Apply page for a timetable, a link to vendor info, and a link to the application. Since I hate posting without pretty pictures, take a look at some neat things from past artists at Mayday.