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5 Dec

Find Holiday Gifts at Vancouver’s Largest Indie Craft Fair, “Got Craft?” Dec. 8 – 9

Why shop the indie craftacular market? Because “mall” is a four letter word. If you need another reason, this week is also Vancouver’s first ever Buy Local Week.

The holiday edition of Got Craft?, Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair, takes place December 8-9 at the Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive). The immensely popular Christmas shopping event features 80 talented, local vendors selling hundreds of great potential gifts that range from macarons and chocolates, to kids’ toys, beauty products, clothes and accessories. The unifying theme? Everything is handmade.

Vancouver has many craft fairs, to be sure. Got Craft? stands out from the pack with the care it applies to curating a balanced mix of vendors around a common theme. This time, the theme is the holidays.

Preview some creative holiday gift ideas from Got Craft? below.

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Hudsonny’s plush camera toys; Honey Canada’s eco-friendly felted apples; Colouring over posters and postcards by Draw Me a Lion.

Photo credit: Got Craft?

Element Botanicals’ Tub Truffles, made from skin-loving cocoa butter; Sudsy  Simple Soap, which makes naturally fragrant, glycerin-free soap in scents like peppermint pine, red clover rainbow, and grapefruit sage;  Energizing, calming, or soothing body mist by Feest.

Photo credit: Got Craft?

Connecktion’s statement collar necklace.

Photo credit: Got Craft?

Architectural necklace by Marian + Hazel; A sweet treat from Chef Kev.

Got Craft? takes place Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8-9 at the Croatian Cultural Centre from 10am to 5pm. Adult admission is $3.00. Kids 10 and under are free. The first 50 attendees each day will receive a swag bag. And for the contest lovers out there, here’s another way to win Got Graft? gifts this week.

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