Austin Flea Holiday Show 2011 The Highball

photos by by Tina Phan

This Saturday, May 12th, we're doing our 3rd Austin Flea at the highball. This is the Mother's Day Austin Flea, and you'll be able to buy some hand-lettered and illustrated ceramics from kathyphantastic and pretty fabulous hair accessories for mom.

Last December was our first Flea and my first in-person craft show. I was nervous. Was it going to go well? Was I going to go home with a car full of (my own) handpainted ceramics?

I was glad my friend Lauren from DottiePop was there to keep me company as was Santa Mario.

Here's an excellent picture that show how we coincidentally both wore black and white stripes.

A few friends stopped by to check out the booth and show, and I found myself noting many locally-made crafts I wanted for myself, including rings by Kelly Stiles, ceramics by Dim and Sum, and jam by Confituras. Objects of Confection had a batch of homemade chocolate dipped graham crackers. I snagged a few.

Joanna from Keep Austin Stylish stopped by to pick up her The East Side Mug she won from a giveaway on the kathyphantastic Facebook page. She shared her favorite mustache with us:

Yep. That's a winner.

A few people inquired about the custom pet mugs.

So I did go home with ceramics in my car, but far fewer than I started with. Success!

Austin Flea May 2012 Announcement

kathyphantastic and DottiePop will be sharing our third Austin Flea booth May 12th, at The Highball.

I'll be selling items currently listed in the kathyphantastic Etsy store - mostly hand-lettered ceramics and a few new items if things go my way early May.

Come have a discounted mimosa with us. Prices will be ever-so-slightly cheaper - the benefits of shopping kathyphantastic in person. And check the Facebook page for some giveaways leading up to the show.

Austin Flea
May 12, 2012
11 am - 5 pm
The Highball - 1142 South Lamar [map]