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Five makers you won’t want to miss at the Kickoff to Christmas Makers Market

Five makers you won’t want to miss at the Kickoff to Christmas Makers Market

Tap in to the creativity and talent of our local community members and start checking off your Christmas shopping list at this weekend’s Kickoff to Christmas Makers Market in Abbotsford. With 140 small shops represented, on-site food and drink options, breakfast with Santa and Christmas mini photography sessions (by appointment) this market is sure to please both adults and kids alike.

Make this the year you reach your goal of supporting more local businesses. With so many awesome vendors in attendance, you are bound to find the perfect gift with plenty of time to spare before Christmas. While you’re there, be sure to check out these five makers

Five must visit artisans!

Ravens Edge Design

Drinkware, hats, home decor and more! At Ravens Edge Design you will find stocking stuffers and gifts for everyone in your life from your co-worker to your kids to your partner—and maybe a little something for you too. With unique designs that are as relatable and funny as they are stylish and practical, this is one shop not to miss.

Teepees 4 Tots

What child doesn’t love having their own little hideaway? Teepees 4 Tots offers beautiful handmade teepees in a variety of fabrics, and play accessories including masks and even a felt fire set. These products are sure to spark creative play and are perfect for the little ones in your life this holiday season.

Riverbug Love

If you think you’ve seen everything crochet before, just wait until you check out Riverbug Love. From keychains to beautiful fashion accessories and decor for you home, she has created special pieces perfect for both stocking stuffers and gifts to be boxed up, wrapped and put under the tree.

P&G Designs

Whether you’re looking for a gift or something to add to your own holiday outfit, the jewelry at The Pirate & The Gypsy does not disappoint. They carry a beautiful selection of necklaces, earrings and rings all designed and created in the lower mainland with a focus on ethically sourced materials that keep even sensitive skin happy.

Steele Wood Designs

It is all things wood with this local maker offering products for everyone including your dogs. At Steele Wood Designs you’ll find unique wall art, shelving, signs, jewelry stands and even dog feeding stations. They provide thoughtfully created and beautifully made pieces to make the wood lovers in your life happy this Christmas.

Held at the Agrec Centre in Abbotsford on November 29 and 30, it is the perfect opportunity to find some great local products to add to your gift giving this year. All proceeds from entry and breakfast tickets will go to the Abbotsford Christmas Bureau. Alternatively, you can bring a toy or non-perishable food donation for entry into the market.

Tickets are available at and don’t forget to contact Pixel Pie Photography to secure your holiday mini session.

Guest post by Codi Darnell, a mom of three and the creative mind behind Help Codi Heal. She was the 2018 VM Top 30 Blogger and can also be found on Instagram.

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