Showing posts from May, 2015

Little Ned Stories - June 3rd

Looking for the perfect gift for a little one in your life? How about an educational book that all ages can appreciate? Little Ned Stories fit the bill!

In addition to How-To Cowboy, Edward Allan Faine has contributed to 13 books, two as contributor, one as editor, and 10 as author - eight of which are children's books.

Catch him at SPARKET next Wednesday, June 3rd.

ARKIBUNA Joins the Market All Season

Do you love a good cup of coffee? Does having that wonderful beverage make you feel all warm and happy inside? If you are anything like us, you answered, "Yep!" to both questions. ARKIBUNA aims to give you the best coffee experience with each cup. Arkimeans satisfaction, and Buna means coffee, and that’s what they deliver with their high-quality Ethiopian coffee beans.

Enjoy a cup while strolling the market, or bring a bag back to the office. ARKIBUNA is a nice fixture each week at SPARKET.

Crafty Ole Hen Soaps and Gifts

New exhibitor alert! Crafty Ole Hen Soaps and Gifts joins the market TOMORROW with their handmade oaps, scrubs, bath fizzies, bath cookies, bath teas, bath salts and cremes. Yep the works.

And they are all made with essential oils.


LePennyJ Ceramics - THIS WEDNESDAY

Hey Arlington! Let's give a warm Crystal City welcome to newcomers, LePennyJ Ceramics. Beautiful, functional ceramics, like mugs, bowls, plates and garden stones, are their specialty.

Adorn your office desk with something new and pretty. Treat yourself THIS WEDNESDAY.

Live Music by Ken Avis - Today!

Don't forget - SPARKET is TODAY
Take a break and listen to live music by Ken Avis from noon - 2:00. Ken brings an exciting mix of jazz, blues and bossa to SPARKET. Ken is the guitarist from 5 times WAMMIE award-winning world-jazz group Veronneau. Back in Europe, he provided vocals for the WC Handy Blues Award winning Otis Grand Band. He will be bringing his love of song, and maybe a guest artist or two, to the Crystal City streets.  It's gonna be a beautiful day, so step out of the office. We'll be hanging out on Crystal Drive from 11Am - 2PM. Hope to see you there!

TOMRROW - May 20th!

We have a bunch of fantastic exhibitors planned for TOMORROW's SPARKET! Highlights include:
The Lavender Whim - Need a card for any occasion? The Lavender Whim has got you covered with originally illustrated greeting cards, each a work of art.Miguel's Magnificent Donuts - Miguel returns to SPARKET with his famous warm, yummy donuts and fresh-squeezed lemonadeChelsea Market Designs - Handmade jewelry at its best, featuring semi-precious stones, fresh water pearls, and unique vintage elements.Cardinal Chocolates - Get over the hump with fine chocolates and other delectable treats.We'll be on Crystal Drive from 11AM - 2PM. Come out of your offices and visit us!

LeeUnique Boutique - May 20th

LeeUnique Boutique began with an idea - the idea was to empower people with the ability to express themselves through fashion statements, and share their fashion creativity without having to verbalize it.

Specializing in custom jewelry that sparkles, LeeUnique Boutique makes its SPARKET debut THIS Wednesday, May 20th.

Make a statement without saying a word.

Antiochia - May 20th

Antiochia is the labor of love for three women – mother, daughter and a best friend ‐ who worked, lived and traveled in four continents.

These ladies are proud to present the authentic, the pure and the natural. Their products rely on the proven goodness of the centuries-old methods and ingredients and are environment friendly, cruelty-free, all-natural products.  

Antiochia towels are handwoven in traditional looms in the well-know textile town Denizli, Turkey. And now found in Crystal City at SPARKET on Wednesday, May 20th.


Tomorrow's SPARKET promises to be awesome with new exhibitors, returning favorites and great live music. Here's a seek peak of what we have in store for you TOMORROW at SPARKET.

Stop by Crystal Drive to experience a Crystal City's newest market, chocked full of original artwork, Turkish imports, hand-crafted greeting cards, organic products and SO much more.

Throwing Shop - May 13

Need a new mug for your office? Well, you've come to the right place. SPARKET and exhibitor, Throwing Shop has you covered!

Throwing Shop specializes in handcrafted pottery for entertaining, gift-giving, the handmade lifestyle, home - and of corse the office.

Check out ceramist, Marie Kennedy's one-of-a-kind pieces THIS WEDNESDAY, May 13th, at SPARKET.

Herbn Lifestyle - May 13th

Another Wednesday, another SPARKET! This time around, we will have a fantastic market, with many new exhibitors, like, Herban Lifestyle.

With the goal of making the world a happier, healthier, better-smelling place, Herban Lifestyle cooks up products from the highest-quality, healthiest ingredients available, then wraps them in beautiful, earth-friendly packaging.

All Herban Lifestyle products are handcrafted in small batches in Falls Church, VA. With a selection of soaps, sugar scrubs, sumptuous body butters, lip cremes and men’s grooming products, you better head over to SPARKET on Wednesday, May 13th to scoop up your own!


SPARKET is today!
Please join us and visit with the artisans, get your fresh donut fix and listen to live music. It's gonna be a beautiful day, so step out of the office. We'll be hanging out on Crystal Drive from 11Am - 2PM. Hope to see you there!

Shop Mother's Day - Tomorrow, May 6th!

SPARKET is tomorrow - Yah!

Remember, Mother's Day is May 10th. And SPARKET is the perfect opportunity for some Mother's Day shopping! Stop by the market from 11AM - 2PM and pick up a special handcrafted gift to make your Mom feel special. What else could you want on your lunch break?!

We will also have fresh-baked donuts and live music! See you TOMORROW at Crystal City's premiere outdoor market, SPARKET!

Zoomlaces - May 6th

Quit tripping over your shoelaces!

Step 1: Lace shoes with Zoomlaces and thread laces through locking ring.

Step 2: Try shoes on, then adjust ring so laces feel snug. Leave a few inches, then cut the laces.

Step 3: The end tab covers the loose lace ends to give you a neat, clean grab point. Fold it over the two loose laces and click into place. You're ready to go.

**** zoomlaces
Increased safety with no more untied shoe laces
Makes putting your shoes on quick & easy
TSA Alert - security just got a lot faster
Designed to fit all different shoes kids or adults
what is included?
 Two 100 cm elastic stretch cords with aglets
 Two Z cord lock toggle stoppers (say that 5 times fast!)
 Two zoomlaces cord ends & instructions card zoomlaces are great for athletes, but you don’t have to be an athlete to use them – one size fits all!
Runners, soccer, baseball, court sports – any activity is more fun with zoomlaces!

The zoomlaces solution is simple, good design.
No more risk of falling and injury …

Chelsea Market Designs - May 6th!

Opening Day was a HUGE success! So, let's do it again - every Wednesday.

Let's give a warm Crystal City welcome back to Chelsea Market Designs. Artist/Designer, Jackie Skarzynski, handcrafts her mesmerizing jewelry using semi-precious stones, fresh water pearls, and unique vintage elements.

Looking for something different? Good. Check out Chelsea Market Designs in person - next Wednesday, May 6th!