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Four to Find in Springfield

Here’s a preview of four vendors who will be joining us in Springfield, Mo., Sept. 7-9 at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds where you can shop over 150 boutiques, artists and craftsmen over three days. Dry Gulch Beads and Jewelry is a family run business that specializes in beads and components for makers, as well as shabby…
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Made with Love: Four to Find in Springfield

We’re just under a month away from our second annual show in Springfield so over the next four weeks we want to preview some of the vendors we’re excited to see in Springfield. Groves Gardens carries homegrown succulents arranged in hand-thrown pottery for special occasions and gifts. Also available are DIY kits and accessories. Find them…
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Win to Vend contest returns for second annual Springfield show

The second annual An Affair of the Heart Springfield show is set for Sept. 7-9, 2018, and will bring together more than 100 artisans, craftsmen and retailers under one roof at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds in Springfield, Mo. Up-and-coming vendors have a chance to win a free booth at the show and exhibit their handmade goods to…
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Scrub a dub dub…we’ve got vendors to help fill your tub!

Handmade, all-natural bath and beauty products have been increasing in popularity at our shows and we’re happy to welcome these safe and environmentally-friendly products. Here is a sampling of the unique and varied products you can find from our selection of handcrafted soaps and spa product vendors. Fragrant Moon The Perfect Man..does he exist? Confident, sexy,…
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Five food finds: tasty treats for all palates

With all of the walking at An Affair of the Heart, shoppers need a periodic nibble to keep them on their shopping toes.  Samples abound, and our gourmet food vendors offer some tasty treats that make dinners, snacking and entertaining a snap.  Whether you need a delish pool-side appetizer or a quick, homemade dinner for…
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For Gifting and Receiving: Home and Gift Boutiques Abound

Whether you’re looking for that special gift or the perfect piece to adorn your home, An Affair of the Heart vendors are ready to help. From handmade and upcycled pieces to gifts that express exactly how you feel, these special items are just a sampling of what you can find at the show. KC Exotic Air…
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Earrings and bracelets and necklaces – oh my!

Jewelry selections abound at An Affair of the Heart, but handmade pieces can really stand out. Our handmade jewelers offer pieces that are as unique and distinctive as you – with some even creating custom pieces onsite while you shop. Here are a few jewelry vendors you can find at the July 13-15 show carrying…
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Measure twice, cut once…or just purchase wood crafts instead

Wood crafts and handmade wooden pieces are always one of the favorite categories at An Affair of the Heart.  Whether you’re looking for polished or useful, rustic or decorative, one of our fabulous handmade wood vendors will have you covered.  Furniture, wall decor, kitchen accessories and more can all be found at the show.  Check…
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Hunt for Housewares: 5 vendors who put the fun in functional!

We’re always impressed by the clever products and beautiful designs we see at the show especially when married together. Here’s a short list of vendors you can find at the July 13-15 show carrying products that can make your life easier and more beautiful! Da Vinci Brooms are curved to funnel dirt towards the center,…
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Five to Find: Handmade and Upcycled Decor

There’s something very special about finding that perfect piece for your home, whether it’s a vintage dresser or handmade wood bowl, pieces with stories have a way of attracting attention and inviting conversation. With over 60 handmade crafts vendors and antique dealers, you may leave the show with a 50-year-old “new” chair or handcrafted wall…
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