AUGUST 30, 2017
"Sometimes it only takes one crazy idea to start something big. And that's exactly what Taryn Nilsen and Sara Flowers did when they imagined The Makery..."
MARCH 29, 2017
The inaugural Makers Market, April 29-30 at The Glass Factory, is a curated market where independent makers, designers, and creative entrepreneurs along with the local community can gather and inspire one another. The event features make-and-take workshops, DIY demonstrations and music along with artisan food and drink. Handmade, reclaimed, and vintage items will be featured with a focus on fresh design and exceptional workmanship. Vendors participating in the inaugural event include Nicole Made This, Driftaway Jewelry, Lavender Bee, The Happy Sea, Couture Gems, Zany DU Designs and many more. Free entry. 11 AM - 5 PM both days. themakeryjax.com
MARCH 14, 2017
"You’ve probably heard the expression “they don’t make ’em like they used to” at some point, especially from your grandparents. But we’ve got news for you — they do.
The art and skill of making a handcrafted item is something many people think is lost to the ages, but here in Duval, there are many who would disagree with that.
Taryn Nilsen and Sara Flowers are two locals trying to help the makers, artisans and crafters get into the limelight and share their work with the community through what they call, “The Makery,” and the coinciding event dubbed, “The Makers Market.”