Shop at the 45th Annual Potters Market

Potters Market returns from December 1st to 4th

The 45th Annual Potters Market, the biggest pottery sale of its kind in the country, is back after a two-year Covid hiatus and just in time for the holidays. From December 1-4, more than 120 artists from Michigan and the Midwest – including 55 artists who are new to the event – will come together to offer nearly 35,000 pieces of ceramics across 17,000 square feet in the Southfield Pavilion, part of the Southfield Complex Municipal. Newcomers include Mingjie Zhang, known for her “incredible glaze porcelain work,” and Holly and Richard Purcell, who recently founded the Clawson Clay Guild, a large community studio. “We are delighted to be returning to the Southfield Pavilion,” said Bridget Blosser, Annual Potters Market Manager. “We know that artists are eager to showcase their latest work, and our visitors have been waiting a long time to buy the artistic gifts they love to give on holiday.” The hours are from 10 am to 8 am on Friday, from 10 am to 7 am on Saturday and from 10 am to 5 am on Sunday. A special $10 preview and advance sale takes place on Thursday. from 6 to 9. Visit thepottersmarket.com

The new Serena & Lily store opened last weekend on Maple Road in central Birmingham.

Birmingham welcomes Serena and Lily

Winter may be coming, but all is warm and bright inside the new Serena & Lily store, which opened last weekend on Maple Road in central Birmingham. Located on the site of the former Linda Dresner, the two-story space is one of 17 design stores across the country and “will showcase the design-driven luxury brand’s polished beach aesthetic, offering a laid-back, refined approach to furniture, apparel and clothing. bedding, home accessories and interior design,” according to a press release. The 6,000-square-foot store will feature the brand’s indoor and outdoor furniture, known for its classic modern influences and pleasing palette, including furniture, bedding, rugs, pillows, wallpaper, lighting and more. Original artwork by Michigan artists is also featured, as are free design services and in-house consultants. The Birmingham Design Shop is located at 299 W Maple Road; visit serenaandlily. with.

Shayla Johnson of Scarlet Crane is among the vendors at this year's Detroit Urban Craft Fair.

Detroit Urban Crafts Fair returns

Now in your 17th The following year, the state’s oldest independent craft fair returns to the historic Detroit Masonic Temple Dec. 2-4. Founded and organized by Handmade Detroit, the annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair brings together more than 100 vendors offering handcrafted goods, vintage apparel, home decor and more. “We love to promote small businesses, talented creators and keep money flowing locally to support people in the arts,” said Carey Gustafson of Handmade Detroit, event organizer and well-known stained glass artist. look closely at the prices. We want shoppers to know that when they bring in their shopping lists, they can expect to go home with a dozen or more perfect gifts, not just 2 or 3!” In addition to the chance to cross people off your gift list, you’ll also find music, craft workshops, giveaways, crafts for kids, and more. Visit handmadedetroit.com.

Foster teenager Le'Asia visited the Great Decorate tree in Toast Birmingham in 2021.

The Great Decore helps foster teens

Get your holiday shopping started and help start a great cause on Tuesday, November 29th. The Great Decorate: Fostering Hope for the Holidays is a local program that raises money to donate to foster teens who are on the cusp of breaking out of the system. and live on your own. The Great Decorate organizers work with small businesses across central Birmingham and oneAsk 40+ business owners to create a holiday tree or display. Throughout the season, guests can “vote” for their favorite canvases by donating at thegreatdecorate.com. Each business is paired with a foster teen in need. At the end of the year, all donations are tallied and divided equally among local teens; each receives a check on their respective 18th birthdays. The show has raised over $150,000 to date; This year’s program kicks off Nov. 29, when teens, organizers, and Michigan Adoption Resource Exchange representatives gather at Hazel’s at 3:00 pm and visit participating locations throughout downtown. Visit thegreatdecorate.com.

The luxurious, tactile, organic rugs feature neutral colors and are made to be layered.

Jake Arnold launches rug collection

Warm up your home and your floors with rugs from interior designer and entrepreneur Jake Arnold, who recently launched an exclusive new collection featuring Lulu and Georgia. Co-founder of Expert, Arnold, born in England and based in Los Angeles, is a member of the AD 100 and designer for celebrities such as Katy Perry, John Legend and Rashida Jones. The luxurious, tactile, organic rugs feature neutral colors and are made to be layered. Nine styles include solids and stripes, with prices ranging from $98 to $4,698 and designs that are sure to complement a wide variety of interiors. Visit luluandgeorgia. with.

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