meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway.
by victoria comment


meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway / sfgirlbybay

meet the makers market, a New online shop that is searching the country high and low to bring the best of American handmade goods – jewelry, ceramics, woodworking, etc. to their online shop. founded by suzy ekman, Makers Market is inspired by Suzy’s growing up in the deep South and time with her dad in her workshop. at makers market you get a glimpse into the lives of these makers, learn about their backgrounds, processes, and passions — each one with a story unique and inspiring.

meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway / sfgirlbybay

makers market founder suzy ekman and jewelry designer Julie Cristello.

All makers market products are available online — but you can also stop by the makers market pop-up shop November 15 thru December 31, in the westfield shopping center. a great shopping experience, offering American handmade goods for the home and personal use — with most of the products made in San Francisco. some of the Makers will be giving demonstrations in the pop-up space and you’ll have an opportunity to meet the makers.

and to celebrate the opening of makers market we’re giving away a $500 shopping spree on anything you choose from the marketplace.

meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway / sfgirlbybay

just a few of the maker’s goods: your nest inspired’s teepee coat rack; pigeon toe ceramics pleated string lights; iris point break skateboard; canoe goods leather tray; fritz muegenburg salt & pepper grinders; and your nest inspired’s teepee coat rack.


to enter to win the makers market $500 shopping spree and receive $10 off your first order, simply:

• join the makers market newsletter (button in upper left corner of the website) — As a bonus, you will receive $10 off your first order with no minimum purchase!

• comment below, and let us know you signed up for the newsletter — we’d love to hear about your makers market favorites, so tell us what you love!

• please comment by friday, november 7th, 12pm PST.

• as always, be sure to leave a way to reach you via twitter, facebook, email or your website.

• sorry, this time the giveaway is for U.S. residents only.

• we’ll announce a winner selected by random on my twitter account and the makers market website the week of november 10th, so be sure and follow along.

meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway / sfgirlbybay

more makers: pennyroyal market totes; Lisa Neimeth ceramics appetizer plates; billet and blade maple wood serving board; scout by two canvas & leather arrow clutch; joshu+vela boat tote bag; jessica wertz ceramics black striped mug; and etta + bille poppyseed soap.

• this post in partnership with makers market but all thoughts and opinions are my own.

154 responses to “meet the makers market | a $500 giveaway.”

  1. So many great items to choose from! I love the White Out Wall Hanging and the Walnut Curved Salt or Pepper Mill!

  2. Thank you for the heads-up on an AMAZING brand. I love the bags and necklaces, and the stacked-box dresser is swoon-worthy. And the growler carrier for the bike? Want. NEED.

  3. Signed up to receive their newsletter via email. My favorite items are the Bound Platter and the Large Walnut Serving Board. I’d love those for a party.

  4. Signed up! Loving the Cherry Swiss Cheese board, the small bud vase and the espresso cup white dots. GORGEOUS stuff indeed!

  5. Subscribed! They had many great offerings, and I can’t wait to see how the website evolves. (I am in the market for a new throw blanket, so I hope to see some options pop up on the site soon!) In particular, though, I loved the wooden toys.

  6. ahhh there are so many things i love here! some of my favorites are definitely the desk clocks and those cute iris skateboards <3

  7. I signed up for the newsletter and I like the toy Ferris Wheel and the Double Treasure Coin Necklace.

  8. I subscribed! With $500 I’d get my hubs some beard oil, a sweet wood toy for my babe, a beautiful potted accessory for our table, a really fun item like that poppy colored key pillow for our home, and one of those beautiful weathered cuffs for myself. I love what this site offers!

  9. I signed up for the newsletter! Some of my favorites are the Pisgah tribal band ring, everything by Pigeon Toe Ceramics, and the Pennyroyal market tote.

  10. Just signed up! I really love everything on the site, but I guess my favorites are the bags, rings, and bowls.

  11. I signed up!! I love the slate beverage coasters and how I could keep them in the fridge beforehand and it’ll help keep drinks cold! The woven lanterns and pleated string lights are so whimsical and fun. The weathered droplet necklace is stunning! Thank you!!

  12. All signed up! I’m looking forward to getting updates from this shop. There is something so special about a handmade item that has a story. I love the wooden serving boards and all of the pigeon toe ceramics!

  13. All signed up! I love anything by Joshu + Vela, but I’m now eyeing a few of Jonathan’s Spoons for my daily kitchen life…

  14. subscribed! just in time for the holiday shopping. the table linens might just be my favorite!

  15. I signed up! Everything on the site is beautiful but I especially love the home textiles and ceramics.

  16. I subscribed. I love so many things on that website! Lisa Neimeth Ceramics are absolutely PERFECT!!

  17. I love the teepee coat rack! There’s also a lot of super cute bags on the site. I signed up for the newsletter.

  18. Their selection of kitchen items are perfect for the upcoming holidays. Need more cheese boards & wooden spoons!

  19. I am subscribed and I love all of the different crafts people have! I adore the Pennyroyal market totes and the dog collars and leashes by Found My Animal.

  20. I’m in love with most of the leather bags, but the Vortext Wallet and the Bucket Tote are top picks for sure. Also definitely out of my price range, but I can pin them & dream, right?

  21. I’ve signed up for the newsletter.
    The Jessica Werz ceramics are all so lovely, I’d like one of each!

  22. Subscribed:) I like the Natural Soy Candle Habiscus Shower (maker Penelope Candles), Wood Rattle Organic Cherry (maker A Summer Afternoon), and the Large Walnut Serving Board (maker Billet and Blade). There was much more but 3 is a charm. Thank you for the giveaway.

  23. Love the spirit of this site! So many wonderful things. My favorites are the micro fragment gold studs with diamonds by Corey Egan and the redwood traditional bowl by Jerry Kermode. Signed up for the newsletter, excited to see more!

  24. Thanks for hosting this giveaway! I signed up for the newsletter. Also, I really love the Mountain Necklace in Pine.

  25. Signed up and am now drooling over everything from Les Poteries De Carole. The mugs are fantastic.

  26. I signed up! I’m super excited about this giveaway – so many wonderful things! I love the jewelry and the women’s bags!

  27. Signed up for their newsletter, and found some amazing items. Sarah Swell’s earrings are all gorgeous. The Spine Cuff made by Corey Egan Metalsmithing is so fabulous! My other favorite is the Cherry Swiss Cheese Board.

  28. Signed up on the newsletter!!
    Definitely love the espresso cups made by Les Poteries de Carole, perfect size for an afternoon coffee break!! Great christmas gifts!!

  29. Aahhhh, I love it all! Love handcrafted goods and stuffs.

    I subscribed and am now lusting after the Pennyroyal market tote, PCco Handbags’ Blaze clutch, Julie Cristello Jewelry’s woven plate necklace, all of Brooklyn Slate’s cheese boards, and pretty much everything from Pigeon Toe Ceramics.

  30. There are way too many beautiful things to choose from! I’ll definitely be considering some of the clutches, as well as most of the necklaces….

  31. I signed up for the newsletter, and the Hanging Test Tubes and Dopp Kit are amongst my favorites!

  32. I signed up for the newsletter. I love the Leather Shopper – Brown and the Teepee Coat Rack

  33. I signed up for the newsletter, and I LOVE all of Jessica Wertz’s ceramic mugs! So lovely.

  34. I’m a sucker for simple wooden toys for kids! They have more value than all the the flashy plastic toys you see everywhere now…
    My fav is the “WOOD WORK BENCH – CHERRY”!!!

  35. I can’t believe I wasn’t signed up before! I love fat and the moon products and it’s great to see another place I can find them

  36. Just signed up as well. Such beautiful offerings, and just in time for the holidays. My goal is to do my holiday shopping from craft and local businesses this year. This is a great resource!

  37. The Camper Key clip is perfect as is the overall design of the site. Oh and the BAGS! Subscribed.

  38. I subscribed and love everything by Scout by two!!! would definitely be snatching up everything they make!

  39. I signed up for the Makers market newsletter. I love all the wooden kitchen tools. beautiful and functional.

  40. Just signed up! I love the Pisgah Point Posts (earrings) and the Woolen and Leather Tote. So much good stuff!!

  41. Subscribed! I am happy to see that there is stuff by makers I haven’t encountered before– sometimes it feels like I keep seeing the same things over and over again. I adore the fishbone earrings.

  42. Just subscribed. Lots of good stuff to choose from but especially the Penny Royal bags and the Billet and Blade wooden serving boards and spoons.

  43. Signed up! I love anything from Pigeon Toe or Canoe – love that this site has curated so many of my favorite makers into once place!

  44. Rip ride Skateboard with red wheels….shut the front door. XL white Boat tot …ahoy!! Manzanita iPhone 5 docking station…..ET the phone has a home.

    Subscribed to the makers market – also saw the white canvas San Francisco tote and am sad that it’s sold out. MAKER PLEASE MAKE MORE – SHARE THE LOVE.

  45. Signed up for the newsletter and checked out their products. Great finds! I love the mugs and vases as well as the wall hanging and cheese board.

  46. Just signed up—I love the black leather tray by Canoe Goods, the black striped bowl by Jessica Wertz, and the slate cheeseboard by Brooklyn Slate. Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  47. Joined! I love that you are doing this. It’s great to support makers and artists. There are so many lovely things on the website!

  48. I’m signed up! So many beautiful things and such a great concept. The Wool Glacier Scarf in mint is one of my favorites.
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  49. Signed up! I love all of the metalsmithing jewelry, but would pick the micro fragment stacking ring as my favorite!

  50. Pigeon toe ceramics! I joined & really looking forward to going shopping there for the holidays.

  51. Subscribed to the newsletter! There’s so much to choose from but I love all of the Billet and Blade cutting boards, the Pennyroyal calf hair clutches and the Penelope candles. Thanks for such a lovely giveaway. Fingers crossed! xo

  52. I’m signed up! I love Sara Swell jewelry and Jessica Wertz’s ceramics. Hope to visit your popup shop in westfield soon!

  53. Signed up for the newsletter and plotting what to get to cross some folks off my Christmas shopping list! I love the ceramic bowls and vases!

  54. All signed up for the newsletter. I love the Leather Shopper in Brown by Joshu + Vela and the Woolen and Leather Tote by Pennyroyal.

  55. Signed up! they have amazing products! Love the slate beverage coasters, pleated string lights, basically everything in the kitchen section! Would love to win this giveaway!! :)


  56. Love all things made in America.
    I’d love the chance to win a certificate
    To Makers Market! It would be a lovely birthday gift!
    So many wonderful things to chose from.

  57. I’ve signed up for the MM emails and really enjoyed looking over the site. My favorite items have to be the leather goods by Joshu+Vela, especially the black shopper.

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  58. I’ve signed up for the newsletter! The Market bag is my all-time favorite — I love it :)

  59. I just signed up. Need to furnish a new house, so love their homegoods section. Esp the pleated string lights

  60. i signed up with my email address in this post.

    love the rabbit plush doll. & the woodwork bench. my son and daughter would love those. i also love the wall hangings. i’ve been wanting to get one for the house. absolutely love the stuff on this website.

  61. Thank you so much for introducing me to the makers. I love their handmade one-of-a-kind purses and clutches, especially the one’s made of textile and leather. Awesome site!

  62. I’ve subscribed. After browsing through the website, I definitely want to get myself an amazing wood serving board! #treatyoself

  63. I’ve always loved handmade products from skirts to purses – you pay a little more but, it will last and your supporting entrepreneurs and artists! Love the concept Makers Market I’m a new fan and making my first order today!

  64. I subscribed to Makers Market since they carry Etta + Billie – the best scented body oil around!