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Mistletoe Market Artist Profiles: Fisticuffs Leather

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. Mt. Rainier-based artist John Davis of Fisticuffs Leather makes really cool cuffs – great for men and women!  He has a wide variety of styles – both ornate like the ones pictured below, as well as cuffs with simple, strong lines.

fisticuffs leather

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Holiday Hours

Hello Forklift Fans!  Wondering about our holiday hours?  

Below is our schedule for the next few weeks:

christmas train

Dec. 23:  10am – 6pm

Dec. 24th:  10am – 3pm (we’re closing a few hours early)

Dec. 25th:  Closed

Dec. 26th:  10am – 6pm

Dec. 27th:  9am – 6pm

Dec. 28th:  9am – 6pm

Dec. 29th:  10am – 6pm

Dec. 30th:  10am – 6pm

Dec 31st:  10am – 5pm (we’re closing a few hours early)

Jan. 1st:  Closed

Jan. 2nd:  We’re back to our regular schedule!    

Our regular schedule is Monday 10-6, Tuesday 10-6, Wednesday 10-7, Thursday 10-6, Friday 10-6, Saturday 9-6, and Sunday 9-6.

(Please remember, if you are making a donation or picking up a bulky item, you must arrive at least 30 minutes before closing time.)  

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Honey Cove Candles

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. One of the hottest sellers is Gaithersburg, MD based Artisan Nancy Williams of Honey Cove Candles.

honey cove candels

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile – Karmalades, household cleaners with a conscience!

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. Check out Suitland-based artisan Cynthia Brevil of Karmalades .

karmalades

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Stained Glass from Kim S. Joy

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift.  Stop by this weekend and check out the stained-glass items from Woodbridge, VA based artist Kim S. Joy.

kim s joy

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Randall Cleaver Lighting and Time Pieces

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. You have GOT to come check out the ingenious work of Tacoma Park based artist Randall Cleaver of Randall Cleaver Lighting and Time Pieces. randall cleaver lighting and time

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Seeing in Fabric

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. We’re delighted to report that DC-based artist Jamie Langhoff of Seeing in Fabric has returned to our gift fair this year.  If you’d like more information about her unusual technique, read our newsletter article from last winter.

seeing in fabric

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: The Art Fiend

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. This afternoon, we are featuring Washington, DC based artist James Maurice of The Art Fiend.  You’ve got to come see these in person – these pictures can’t capture how vibrant and beautiful his work is!

theartfiend

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Think Outside the Store

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. Check out Silver Spring artist Sarah Gingold of Think Outside the Store:

think outside the store

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Mistletoe Market Artist Profile: Upcycle Joy

From now through December 31st, we have a ton of fantastic artisans offering handmade and eco-friendly gifts in the Mistletoe Market at Community Forklift. Check out Joy Ashcraft and her small business: UpCycleJoy from Potomac, MD:

upcyclejoy

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