(Sara Gladney for The Cullman Tribune)

HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Distributors from 60 distinct companies arrived to the Cottontails Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday at the Hanceville Civic Center. Some suppliers have been from organizations with storefronts, with other folks were offering crafts they commenced creating on the aspect even though in retirement or through their time off thanks to the pandemic. Many make and sell their crafts in their spare time while also working whole-time work.

Most vendors heard about the event on social media where numerous of them also sell their products and solutions. Vendors arrived from Graysville, Odenville, Chelsea, Yard Town, Eva and additional. Some were being community Cullman small business like Milly’s Pet Bakery which is at Festhalle on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and Nature’s Outcomes Alternative Well being and Wellness which sells hemp derived cannabinoid merchandise, located at 2046 St Joseph Dr.

The function was the very first Arts and Crafts Pageant in Hanceville organized by Heather Eddy and Ashley Talley with Willow Brook Boutique & Design. The pageant was made to assist little companies expand and bring shopper awareness. Hanceville resident Jessica Powell bought her paintings at the event. She is a retired, self-taught artist who has been portray for three many years. She will take personalized orders and send out samples. She can be contacted by electronic mail at [email protected].

Sharps Sweet Scents proprietor Kayla Sharp makes scented candles and wax melts out of Backyard garden Metropolis. She reported, “I’ve received a group on Fb that I sell out of. I’ve not rather built it to Etsy nonetheless.”

The pageant was a initial chance for numerous vendors to provide their products and solutions in a physical locale. Bailey Howard, proprietor of Giggle Paws Boutique LLC, would make all-pure treats for canines and cats. She stated, “I commenced in November of previous year. I employed to be a pastry chef and switched to building treats for puppies.”

A lot of of the organization have only just lately begun mainly because many experienced the time through COVID to come to be much more inventive and function on new crafts.

Check out some of the small business distributors at the occasion:

WhisdomDesigns | Etsy by Stephanie Whisenant who will make handmade crochet items and patterns: https://www.etsy.com/store/whisdomdesigns

Flowers and Decorations by Patunya | Facebook by June E. Kelley a recently retired seller who sells tailor made decoration bouquets and painted concrete sculptures from her dwelling: https://www.facebook.com/patunya325422

Elegant Cactus Candles | Fb: https://www.fb.com/groups/598250491350636

Sharps Sweet Scents | Facebook: https://www.fb.com/teams/865425030981542

Giggle Paws Boutique: https://gigglepawsboutique.com/

MEL’S PICKS | Fb: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100074006139060

Delectable Delights LLC | Facebook:  https://www.fb.com/DelectableLLC

Basically Hooked | Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PracticallyHooked

Whitney’s Home made Candles | Fb: https://www.fb.com/whcandles

R & L Honey Farms | Fb: https://www.facebook.com/rlhoneyfarms

By Indana