|Pop Shop Calendar|
|Hip Craft! Workshops at Your Local Library|
Interested in learning hip and modern design techniques? Join us at our FREE workshops at the Harris Country and Houston Public Libraries! We'll give you the skills to make useful and interesting products, art and design goods. The items that you create will be yours to keep. Many local library branches are offering more maker workshops to deliver free information to it's patrons and we are so glad to be working with these worthwhile programs. Take a look at the schedule below and contact each branch directly if you are interested in attending.
RSVP at YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY!
Pom Pom Burgers & Mountains Tuesday July 22nd @ 10:30am Vinson Library: 3810 W. Fuqua 77045
Make Your Own Terrarium Thursday July 24th @ 1pm Flores Library: 110 North Milby 77003
Concrete Vases Saturday July 26th @ 10:30 am Barbara Bush Library 6817 Cypresswood Dr., Spring 77379
Make Your Own Terrarium Tuesday July 29th @ 11am Dixon Library 8002 Hirsch 77016
Make Your Own Terrarium Wednesday July 30th @ 2:30pm Smith Library 3624 Scott St. 77004
|Pop Shop University|
Let's hope for a mild summer. But if the heat keeps you indoors, use your time wisely by learning how to build and maintain a better website, market your products with social media, become an SEO wiz, and build better design fair set ups. We'll be teaching workshops all summer to help you get the most out of being a modern designer. Here's the schedule and fees. These are working workshops and all students should bring a laptop or preferred portable device. Students should also bring products to photograph.
Craft Fair Booth Set Up: TBA
Discuss simple strategies for packing light to attend events while carrying all the items that you need. Use shelves and the corners of your pop up tent to create an organized layout with maximum visibility. Bring your pop up tent, shelves and products or just come on your own to help gather ideas.
Spring Street Studios 1824 Spring Street Houston 77007
Etsy 101: August 7th 7pm - 9:30pm
In this workshop participants will see the what etsy looks like for sellers and navigate the shop dashboard. See how people search inside of the Etsy platform and learn about tag words that work. Discuss prices and build your etsy during our discussions. We'll have our product photography set up available for use. We'll also do a quick run through of the most popular etsy shops to discuss what sells well and what doesn't sell at all.
The Black Sheep Agency 1824 Spring Street Houston 77007
Purchase Pass to the Etsy 101 Workshop Here!
Build Your Own Website with Shopify: August 23rd and 24th 12 pm - 6:00 pm
Build your own website with shopify and discuss an array of topics that will help you on your journey. Troubleshoot anything you encounter in shopify with other users, discuss prices, build your best tag words and more. We'll be building all day both days and well as discussing the following topics. Want to just join us for one day? Email us!
The Black Sheep Agency 1824 Spring Street Houston 77007
Saturday August 23rd
1. Logo, Naming, Branding
2. Templates-Choose Your Template in Shopify
3. Photos-Taking good quality photos with your iPhone or mobile device. We'll have our product photography set up available.
Sunday August 24th
4. SEO- A brief discussion of google analytics, sep, and metatags 5. Merchant Accounts-First Data, Authorize.net, Secure Payments, Paypal and More
6. Marketing & Advertising - Set up your social media, discuss press releases, and free advertising opportunities
Purchase Pass to the Build Your Own Website Workshop Here!
|Handmade Weddings by Pop Shop Houston|
by Pop Shop America and Anne Marie Darcy Photography
September 20th and 21st 10 am - 6 pm
Create a wedding full of charm, meaning, and a style that is perfectly you. Bridal Couture, Jewelry, Handmade Decorations, Men's Accessories, Invitations and More will be available for purchase by handmade and local makers.
Entrance is $20 with small bites, beverages and 6 free workshops in which all the participants will get to keep their results. Other workshops, have a supply fee that will be posted soon!
Saturday Sept. 20th
10 am - FREE - Fresh Herb Centerpieces
11 am - Painted Candleholders
12 pm - Picnic Packs for Out of Towners
1 pm - FREE - Paper Pom Poms
2 pm - Wooden People Wedding Cake Toppers
3 pm - Calligraphy
4 pm - Invitations made from Maps
5 pm - FREE - A Million Different Cocktail Stirrers
Sunday Sept. 21st
10 am - FREE - Paint Sample Garlands
11 am - Stamped Confetti & Bird Seed Muslin Bags
12 pm - Terrarium Centerpieces
1 pm - FREE - Cut Paper Photo Backdrops
2 pm - Flower Girl Flower Crowns
3 pm - Embossed Place Cards with Gilded Animal Holders
4 pm - Calligraphy
5 pm - FREE - Simple Pearl Earrings for Brides and Bridesmaids
Purchase Passes Now!
RSVP on FB Here.
|Mini Pops @ Westheimer & Dunlavy Season Begins September 14th|
We had a wonderful first year of Mini Pops and can't wait for you to join us next September. Here is our fall schedule:
September 14th 2014
October 12th 2014 with a special VINTAGE FASHION SHOW
November 9th 2014
December 14th 2014 starring ETSY HOUSTON and HIPSTER SANTA
January 11th 2015
February 8th 2015
March 8th 2015
April 12th 2015
May 10th 2015
All events are FREE 12 pm to 6 pm and
take place at 1657 Westheimer 77006 at the corner of Dunlavy
Applications are open for all of the dates above!
This is an outdoor handmade craft & design event hosted by Pop Shop Houston & Leopard Lounge at the corner of Westheimer & Dunlavy! We're your Sunday Funday destination in the Montrose shopping district. New food trucks are featured every month and Juice Girl will rejuvenate you with fresh fruit & veggie juices. Live sets begin at 5 pm and The Reverberation DJs will be playing all vinyl throughout the day. Come and have a tasting of Karbach's local craft brew. Browse and collect one of a kind handmade clothes, jewelry, accessories, bath products, and more. Meet the creators of handmade objects and support local indie businesses. There are free workshops each month and a make your own terrarium bar every month.
And save the date for POP SHOP HOUSTON November 28th, 29th, and 30th! On Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Sunday, shop for the holidays by supporting independent local makers. Ditch the lines. Ditch the malls. Have fun instead.
The big summer festival will take place near the end of June / beginning of July 2015. The date will be announced soon.
|Pop Shop Holiday Edition|
Join us November 28th, 29th, and 30th for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.
Pop Shop Houston
Silver Street Studios
2000 Edwards Houston, 77007
Skip the lines. Skip the malls. Have fun instead. See a curated selection of handmade, vintage, fashion, products, art and indie design goods. We'll have loads of activities in this family friendly environment.
-Make Your Own Terrarium Bar
-Make Your Own Dreamcatcher
-Free- Draw Your Own Postcard and Send it Home. It even comes with a Stamp!
-Free- Make Your Own Christmas Cards
Adult and kid friendly science experiments!
Applications are open for this event. Click here to apply.