We’ve Got Your Weekends Leading to Christmas Sorted!!

1. The Big Design Market

Julie and Kelly Tran of Aacute photo by Amie Batalibasi
Julie and Kelly Tran of Aacute.

As the name suggests, The Big Design Market is THE market of markets. Held at the stunning Royal Exhibition Building, this is a great place to get some inspiration and to find a wide range of aesthetic goodies to fulfill your Christmas wishes. Say hi to our Colour Box Studio members Kelly and Julie of Aacute and Hanna Mancini of Hannakin whilst you’re there.

Brooch by Hannakin
Brooch by Hannakin

Dates and times:

Friday 2 December 2016, 10:00am – 9:00pm

Saturday 3 December 2016, 10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday 4 December 2016, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Address: Royal Exhibition Building (9 Nicholson St, Carlton)

Website: http://melbourne.thebigdesignmarket.com

2. Lifestyle for Kids (LFK) Christmas Market

Handmade natural wood pendants by Lila&I.
Handmade natural wood pendants by Lila&I.

Lifestyle for Kids is hosting their first ever Christmas Market, showcasing a range of jewellery, homewares, accessories, body products, dancewear, lingerie, art, and fresh organic vegetables! Head down to Williamstown and also say hi to our Spring Pop Up Shop artist Sharni of Lila&I.

Date and time: Sunday 4 December 2016, from 9am

Address: 193 Champion Road, Williamstown

Website: https://www.facebook.com/lifestyleforkids/

3. Kingston Makers Market

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Kingston Makers Market has your Saturday night sorted – head over to Moorabbin and for a gold coin donation, you can browse over 90 curated stalls showcasing amazing emerging and established talent. Whilst you’re there, say hi to our Spring Pop Up Shop artist Nicole of aeonic design and check out her jewellery range.

Date and times: Saturday 3 December 2016, 4-9pm

Address: Carpark, Kingston City Hall (979-985 Nepean Hwy, Moorabbin)

Website: http://www.kingstonarts.com.au/PUBLIC-PROGRAMS/Makers-Market-2016

4. Acrylic Workshops

acrylic workshop
Acrylic workshop

After getting your dose of inspiration, why not attend an acrylic workshop hosted by Colour Box Studio member Caroline Esbenshade and get creative! Her next workshop is on Monday the 5th of December and costs only $25. To find out more and to book your spot, visit http://cesbenshade.com/workshops.

5. Yarraville Twilight Market

Yellow Ark print
Yellow Ark print

Sink your teeth into the Yarraville Twilight Market running for two weekends in December and beat the shopping centre rush! Whilst you’re there, say hi to our Pop Up Shop artist of Lisa of Yellow Ark.

Dates and times:

Friday 9th December, 5-9pm

Saturday 10th December, 10-4pm

Friday 16th December, 5-9pm

Saturday 17th December, 10-4pm

Address: Masonic Hall (Willis St, Yarraville)

Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1733612820298514/

6. Handmade in Wyndham Pop Up Market

More than 15 local creatives will be showcased at this market including Colour Box Studio member Kinga Kaloumaira of KingasArt.

KingasArt Market Stall
KingasArt Market Stall

Dates and Times:

Saturday 17 Dec 2016 – Sunday 18 Dec 2016

Location: Wyndham Arts Incubator (Old Shire Offices), Werribee

Website: https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/whats-on/handmade-wyndham-pop-market

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/665269440315148/