[Show of Hands]

May 4-6 2018

Artifact Events

4325 N Ravenswood Avenue • Chicago

Founded in the summer of 2013 by Chicago-based design company, OrangeBeautifulSHOW of HANDS was created to be more than just another craft show.  It's a commitment to independent design.  It's the presentation of high-caliber work in a professional way.  It's the understanding that craft can be couture and handmade can be high-end.

The overarching goal of SHOW of HANDS is to fill a void in the world of art fairs, handmade marketplaces and craft shows.  OrangeBeautifulplays the role of curator, organizer & promoter in its execution of this professional and highly-anticipated event.


Saturday, March 24th 

at Half Pint Market

3756 N Ashland Ave

10am

Free Easter Egg Hunt for all ages! Rain or shine, the kids will have fun hunting for candy and sticker filled eggs. We'll have mimosas for the parents, special discounts and fun for all!


Thursday, March 15th

3-6pm

At Half Pint Market

3756 N Ashland Ave

St. Patrick's Day DIY & Craft Event

Join us for treats, coloring and a DIY activity! Kids can make their own pot of green and gold crystals with greyboy to take home too. We'll also be offering special discounts through the weekend!

Crystal activity is $8 and can be purchased day of (while supplies last).

[Lalala With Us - music & crafts for kiddos]

at Festive Collective
3279 W Armitage Ave
March 10th 3pm-5pm

tickets will be sold through Festive Collective 
$35 each, siblings for $20 and under 2 is free

each ticket includes: 
- live music with Little Parade

- 2 crafts with Greyboy
     color your own plush ukulele
     design and make your own guitar pick necklace

- photobooth designed by Bash Party Goods & Luft Balloon

- coffee provided by Good Manner, cookies made by Amanda Jane Bakes & juicebox bar 

also available:
- live portraits by Moody Rodent

[Get your tickets here]

[DIY Workshop - Crystal Making]
Feb 17th 11am-1pm

Greyboy is hosting a DIY workshop & pop-up at Half Pint Shop!!

Enjoy some childhood nostalgia while making creative memories with your littles. 

Each ticket includes:

- a crystal (made by you) 

- a "DIY hello pouch" (that you get to personalize with fabric markers)

- a field notes notebook (to keep track of all your creative ideas) 

- a sticker & button pack 

All genders, siblings, and ages welcome!


[tickets available here]


[Happy Hour: Valentines Photos]

January 26th 4pm-5:30pm

[A Little Photo Studio] is hosting a valentines event. join us to color and design a nickname treat necklace for you or someone you love. also included: photos of your sweeties just in time for Feb 14th. share the love through valentines cards, 4x6 prints and a giveback to [Share Our Spare] with every ticket purchase. 

[tickets available here]


[Chicago Made Warehouse Sale]

January 27th 10am-3pm

local kids designers

[Half Pint Shop]


[HoliDose]

December 10th from 10am to 5pm

This is it, folks — the biggest, baddest, merriest market of them all! Plan to join us and more than 100 of the most incredible small businesses on 12.10 at 401 N Morgan in the West Loop for a heart-shiny, potentially snowy, epically fun marketplace where you can pick up everything you need to get and to give.


[Show of Hands]

Founded in the summer of 2013 by Chicago-based design company, OrangeBeautifulSHOW of HANDS was created to be more than just another craft show.  It's a commitment to independent design.  It's the presentation of high-caliber work in a professional way.  It's the understanding that craft can be couture and handmade can be high-end.

The overarching goal of SHOW of HANDS is to fill a void in the world of art fairs, handmade marketplaces and craft shows.  OrangeBeautifulplays the role of curator, organizer & promoter in its execution of this professional and highly-anticipated event.



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[Sunday Fun at Study Hall]


September 24th from 11am - 3pm

Join us for a morning of mimosas, yoga, and shopping with Greyboy and Buddha Belly Kids Yoga ! 

The fun starts at 10 a.m. with a yoga class just for the littles with Buddha Belly Kids Yoga. Students will explore the magic of yoga through movement, stretching, breathing, singing, yoga games, stories, and more. This 45 minute class is for kids 2-6. Tickets are $15, and includes mimosas and uninterrupted shopping for parents!

Greyboy Handmade will also be setting up for the afternoon with an extra special DIY necklace bar and trunk show. For $10, kids can create their very own name necklace with charms, complete with shrinky dink magic! You can also shop handmade gifts and apparel and her amazing collection of kids' vintage denim!

The event is free after 11 a.m., RSVP is required to join the yoga class. Please email mail@shopstudyhall.com to reserve a spot!


[Renegade Craft Fair]

September 9 & 10 from 11am to 7pm

Renegade Craft Fair is the world’s largest curated showcase of independent craft and design. Founded in Chicago in 2003, Renegade was the first event of its kind. Expanding gradually, city-by-city, RCF has evolved into the widespread and influential presence it is today, continuously championing the global indie-craft movement.
We’re excited to combine the best artisans and makers with some of the coolest cities. It’s a match made in heaven! We’ll be serving up unique handmade items from hundreds of Makers, fun DIY workshops, immersive special features, food + drink, and much, much more.



[Little Parade Turns One]

at [Mr. Daves Music] 1935 W Division Street

August 19th from 11am-2pm

there will be lots of sweets, good manner coffee, coloring with greyboy, and music by Mr. Dave & Little Parade 

greyboy will also be doing DIY workshop with nickname food charm necklaces. pre-order your necklace [here] and come create it yourself while listening to some awesome live music :) 



[Sunday City Market]

August 6th from 8am to 2pm

Greyboy DIY nickname food charm necklace workshop with pop up shop. Hosted by Antique Taco. Where farmers and locals gather.



Arty Party Backyard Bash

July 8 from 10am to 3pm

Ignite major kiddo creativity and get some fresh summer attire during this FREE all-day event! Our last Arty Party was pretty packed, so we are extra excited to announce that this one will also extend into our lovely back yard. 

Tiny chefs can build their own ice cream sundaes while adults enjoy iced coffee and mimosas. Learn basic screen printing with local printmaking duo Jeremy + Farrah and shop their printed goods. Craft and color charms with Sydney of Greyboy, and make custom buttons to decorate your favorite tiny jacket. The first 100 kids will leave with a gift bag of treats from Land of Nod!

Scoop up the most amazing kids' clothes from our favorite local makers and shops, including Greyboy, Half Pint, One-Tees, Commune Folk and more!

We'll have another very special performance from Miss Karla of Little Parade. Watch as your little ones sing and move together with prompts to wiggle, jump, dance, make music, and imagine!

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Half Pint Shop Workshop

June 25th from 11am-1pm

greyboy is hosting a DIY workshop & pop up at @halfpintshop !! enjoy some childhood nostalgia while making creative memories with your littles. personalize a necklace with your nickname as well as a DIY food charm. each ticket includes a "DIY greyboy charm nickname necklace" as well as a sticker & button pack. 
all new summer items will be available at the pop up! there will also be a free DIY fabric marker station for personalizing any plush, mini totes, or tanks purchased. all genders, siblings and ages welcome! 

grab your tickets here