little winter: a handmade market | i love portland

Nov 7, 2010


I had the immense pleasure of spending my Sunday visiting Little Winter: a handmade market and chatting, laughing and crying with my dear friend Oona.

I had been excited and awaiting this day since I first caught wind of Little Winter on the lovely Abby Try Again awhile back.  I know that everything Abby gets hands on is magic, and couldn’t wait to see what she and Chelsea Fuss of Frolic would facilitate.

it was so nice to see you again, Abby!  Congrats to you & Chelsea both for a gorgeous success!  Portland misses you, lovely!

the gorgeous & so very talented Cori Kindred & her magical polaroid

the tiny houses from My House Party are absolutely delightful!!!

just a taste of some of the loveliness from Shanna Murray, Jordan Ferney of oh happy day, Lisa Golightly of the enchanting Kiki & Polly, Fieldguided, Abby Powell Thompson, Amanda Blake‘s lovely little painings, and Herriott Grace.  There was much more that I didn’t capture (you can go browse the vendor list around the list here)… I could have wandered around the room for many hours if it wasn’t so full of people wanting to do the same!!!

i finally got to meet the wonderful Nicole Null of Sacred Lotus photography in person.  I feel like we’re already old friends, Nicole… oh facebook ;o)

thanks, little winter, for being so pretty and inviting.

and thanks, oona, for a really sweet afternoon.  i heart you muchly.


  1. oona

    November 7th, 2010 at 11:50 pm
    it was a wonderful afternoon with you, i can look at the pictures and go back in my mind again and again. delicate and sweet.

  2. jen

    November 14th, 2010 at 11:48 am

    i adore you back! twas a super special day.

  3. nicolle

    November 8th, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    oh jen, it was so nice to see your lovely face in person. 😉 so looking forward to hanging out sometime. hope you have a wonderful week. oxo

  4. nicolle

    November 8th, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    oh jen, it was so nice seeing your lovey face in person! really looking forward to hanging out sometime. a photo adventure maybe!?! have a wonderful week. oxo 😉

  5. jen

    November 14th, 2010 at 11:47 am

    yes!!!! i’d love to get together sometime soon. you are rad.

  6. abby

    November 8th, 2010 at 10:23 pm

    You are the best!
    I love this post.
    All of your photos are just stunning.
    SO, SO good to see you.
    Bug hugs to you xo abby

  7. jen

    November 14th, 2010 at 11:46 am

    xoxoxox, you’re amazing.

  8. Lauren

    November 8th, 2010 at 10:56 pm

    these photos are positively lovely. glad you were able to capture little winter better than my iphone and i could :). such a lovey event!

  9. cori

    November 9th, 2010 at 12:19 am

    ohmygosh, these shots are amazing! abby and nicolle are the cutest, you captured them perfectly. it was so great to meet you finally jen, and not just because you bought stuff from me 😉 thank you so much for your kind words and lovely photos!

  10. jen

    November 14th, 2010 at 11:46 am

    you and your work are truly lovely. i’m happy to have finally met you as well! xo

  11. Sam

    November 9th, 2010 at 1:57 am

    such gorgeous portraiture! especially the one of abby. I think this might be my favorite photo set so far

  12. Crystal Esquivel

    November 9th, 2010 at 10:48 pm

    Oh, these photos are so lovely! You captured Abby perfectly. 🙂

  13. jessica

    November 13th, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    these are my favorite photos!

  14. jen

    November 14th, 2010 at 11:45 am

    thanks, jessica!

  15. Amy Nieto

    November 15th, 2010 at 1:54 pm

    Wasn’t it all just so lovely! And these ladies brighten up my life, as well 🙂 🙂

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