With Christmas just around the corner, shopping locally for holiday gifts has never been easier. The Woodlawn Marketplace is your one-stop Holiday shop! The Woodlawn Marketplace is a retail incubator for local small businesses and Woodlawn Street Market Vendors. Just in time for the holidays, some vendors have created holiday-related goods. Here are some of the items you can find in the store.
Looking for some unique jewelry?
Marsuko Jewelry created by owner Angela Santiago in the heart of Woodlawn. Her eclectic earring line features jewelry for all. Handmade from polymer clay, Marsuko jewelry is fun, lightweight and sure to fit your fashion!
SohGent CA Belle is a local jewelry boutique that creates eye-catching products like earrings, necklaces, rings, and so much more with vibrant colored crystals. Their designs use crystals cleansed with harvested rainwater and charged under the moonlight, handcrafted with love and a pure spirit.
Soul Sistah 3.0 offers hand-painted, custom-designed, wood burn earrings and pins from the creative mind of Tamica Banks. She also creates natural skin care products, including aloe vera shea butter and aloe vera oil.
Maybe some local art...
Stephanie Stone is a temporary vendor for the holidays. She is a metal worker and photographer. You can find ornaments in shape of Alabama and even Sloss furnace. She also has multiple photos, keychains, and magnets available for purchase! Make sure to check her items out before they are sold out!
SASC Custom Designs (pronounced “sassy”) provides a variety of custom items and graphic designs, including doormats! All doormats are hand-painted by owner Shareta Collins with the help of family and friends. From catchy phrases to family names or business logos, they create durable, custom doormats for everyone!
Peals Café not only sells delicious snacks inside the Marketplace, but Wendy, the owner, also dabbles in embroidery and oh my, is she talented! Peals Café offers made-to-order breakfast and lunch items for dine in or carry out. Pearl’s also has a grab-and-go selection, baked goods and a special brunch menu on Saturday’s. Catering options are also available for holiday events!
Woodlawn Marketplace began in fall 2021 when REV created a retail pop-up featuring a total of 22 Woodlawn Street Market vendors – all women and minority entrepreneurs – over four months in Social Venture’s storefront on 1st Avenue South. The first Woodlawn Marketplace sold local goods and brought interest to a space that would have been vacant until d’Trespa Boutique opened in March.
Follow @woodlawnmarketplace on Facebook and Instagram for updates on vendors, programming, and more news! See more information about the Marketplace here. Questions? Contact Rebekah Fox at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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