Jan 24, 2013

Ohayocon (the Shops!)

There were so many shops at Ohayocon. I was definitely overwhelmed. I did meet a few super nice shop owners though. 

This is Kelly and Joe of Jellykoe. Isn't the name of their shop so cute? I didn't realize at first that it is their names mashed together. They sell cute handmade monster items.
I actually bought that white guy in the top right corner for my sister.
I mean how could you not love these guys? I had a real hard time not buying that pink narwal.
I also bought a print. I cannot wait to frame it!

I thought this girl was just the coolest. Her shop is called Emily Antoinette, which I quite like. It sounds so eloquent. 
I bought the Doll Show print on the bottom left. I have been collecting art for some sort of inspiration board or wall art collage.
I really wanted to buy everything. I love her style and how creepily pretty her ladies are.

I love getting to meet shop owners in person. I am most definitely going to go to some craft shows in the summer. Oh! I used this opportunity to hand out some of my business cards. It felt so cool to be able to trade business cards with them.
Xo Chloe.

13 colorful thought(s):

Katherine / Of Corgis and Cocktails said...

BAH! I wanna go.

Also. Do you live in Ohio? I have always wanted to go to this, but it always falls on bad weekends for me. It's not far from where I still own a home :D (Like 2 hours..isn't far to me)

Anyhow - all the art looks adorable - I love the jellykoe stuff, I'll have to bookmark them. The art is great and very much something my husbadn and I would hang in our house.

<3 katherine
of corgis and cocktails// fawn pendant giveaway

holly via bookandbird.com said...

I wish there were things like this around us! The closest would be in Toronto but I don't have a valid passport.

Those monsters from JellyKoe are the cutest!

Anonymous said...

That first shop is the coolest!! I love all of their stuff and especially the way they displayed it!

Larissa said...

Wow, this really looks like a great market- thing! We usually have those kinds of markets around christmas in Germany. Since I moved to the US three weeks ago I did not find any yet :(


Anonymous said...

Nice! Looks like the kind of place where I'd love to spend a Saturday. So much creativity and uniqueness!


Yelle said...

So many people! And that wonky doll with the fangs is absolutely charming!

Kotryna Bass said...

oh I just love the markets like that, they have so much spirit!

Mija said...

I miss going to cons!! I miss seeing shops and cosplayers!!! *sighs* looks like you had fun!!! Makes me want to revisit Akon this year....mmmmm

Anonymous said...

I always love all of the shops at the Artist Alley! :) You can find the most creative things and always something new!

That Emily Antoinette was so cool though.
....just soo cool. >.< lol

Kelsey said...

Oh my gosh, Jellykoe came to a thing in SC a couple weeks ago called Crafty Feast!! I loved their shop, and the little $5 mystery print packages!

onel said...

The Emily Antoinette girl has the coolest outfit and glasses, and she has amazing illustrations too!

How I wish there is an event like this with us too, here. Would totally love to explore every single shop! XD

Pony Chops said...

Wow this looks like such a fun place! Loving JellyKoe!

Lesley said...

What is this amazingness?! I wish we had something like this around here! Wow!

Lesley / bytheporchlight.com

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