About re:Craft and Relic
Although re:Craft and Relic has been a Southeast Wisconsin craft fair staple since 2015, I am excited to take the reins as the new owner, starting with the Winter Market in January 2023. I am a wife and a homeschool mom of three awesome kids. Being a stay-at-home mom, I’ve always looked for ways to bring in some income and after a few years of singer-songwriter gigs, I started selling handmade jewelry in local shops and weekend craft fairs. What an amazing feeling to connect with shoppers face to face at different art fairs, maker markets and craft fairs! Each event was growing my business and over the years I’ve met so many wonderful creative artists and small business owners around Wisconsin. In 2017, I tried my hand at organizing my own little holiday craft fair, and I do mean LITTLE! I rented out the Little Red House in Wauwatosa and fit about seven or eight local artists for a small shopping event. In 2018, I teamed up with Rachaad Howard, the owner of the Cream City Print Lounge, to put together a cool new maker market, and we held the first MKE Local Market, in the Walker’s Point neighborhood of Milwaukee. In 2019, the owners of The Bee’s Knees Homestead in Brookfield, asked me to take on the role of Market Manager for the Stonewood Village Makers Market. Fast forward to the end of 2022 and I’m taking the reins of re:Craft and Relic. I’m so excited to step in as owner of a market that has already earned a reputation for curating such a wonderful blend of the best boutiques, food artisans, vintage shops, and local artists around the Midwest. I’m passionate about seeing small businesses thrive and giving them a platform to help them do so. The dream of many artists and shop owners is to have a brick-and-mortar location or to simply be able to live off the hard work that goes into the pieces they curate and create. Shopping events like re:Craft and Relic get to play a part in making that dream come true. I’m excited to connect these businesses to the community around them and my goal is to create an atmosphere in which the community is excited to keep coming back to see what new treasures these creatives have to offer.
Join thousands of other small business supporting shoppers at this destination market; a wonderful mix of vintage, handmade and carefully curated shops, live music, and delicious eats and sweets.
Our vendors travel from across the Midwest to bring you knitwear, fiber arts, home décor, furniture, apparel, handbags, accessories, children’s items, hand poured candles, prints and illustrations, bath and body products, greeting cards, ceramics and pottery, artisan food products, and curated collections both new and vintage.