Vendor Spotlight: Glassy Creations

“Crafting is relaxing for me,” Margie Delph says.  “I love junking to find unique or pretty items to use.” And we love her for loving it.  Because she makes some of the cleverest, most beautiful garden art we’ve ever seen. Glassy Creations started out of Margie’s love of crafting for herself.  She had a collection … Read more Vendor Spotlight: Glassy Creations

Spotlight: Behind the Scenes at Backroads Market

We love spotlighting the people involved in Backroads Market beyond just the three of us.  Sure, we work hard to make each Market an event to remember, but there are plenty of people who work behind the scenes with us to make Backroads Market a success. The next Market is coming up fast.  We’re doing … Read more Spotlight: Behind the Scenes at Backroads Market

Vendor Spotlight: BaerDen Primitives

The cute name is because Vivian Baer is the artist behind BaerDen Primitives, and when we say artist, we mean Holy Wow! Vivian has been making BaerDen Primitives products since 2008. In 2015, she started doing open air events, festivals and farmers markets full time to make up the finances her lost when her husband … Read more Vendor Spotlight: BaerDen Primitives

Vendor Spotlight: Wired, Fired, and Vintage Inspired

Gloria Schotter has been an art fiend since she was a child. In her own words, “There is nothing better as a child than the smell of a new box if Crayola 64 with the sharpener in the side!” Backroads Market couldn’t agree more. As for making jewelry, it’s been a long journey with lots … Read more Vendor Spotlight: Wired, Fired, and Vintage Inspired

Vendor Spotlight: Heart of Glass by Jan

Jan Ashabranner has been a maker all her life.  But it wasn’t until last year when she visited a market herself that she found her true calling.  Lucky for us art-loving buyers, she saw someone at that market making art from broken glass.  After watching for a few minutes, she realized she could make art … Read more Vendor Spotlight: Heart of Glass by Jan