Queen Bee Craft Night


We're so excited to announce the first of hopefully many Queen Bee Craft Nights!  June 27, from 5-8pm – including take home crafts by Just Add Sunshine Inc, swag for every guest, giveaways, dinner, dessert and drinks!!!  Tickets can be purchased here.  Only 50 spots available, so hurry hurry. . . 

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I’m excited to introduce you to the last of the giveaway-ers for QBM at SNAP! Remember everyone who attends the market will have the chance to win!

Emily Elizabeth’s Designs, the Owl Collection
Emily Elizabeth’s refinished picture frames and owl artwork has been a work in progress for three years.  Great detail and research went into making this collection happen.

Evie Ivy

Fabulous custom wood designs- bright and unique, these designs are the perfect touch to any home!

Inspire Lovely

Inspire Lovely has the prettiest little supplies to add some “wow” to any package, party or decoration.
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Treasured by Holly

Holly has a passion for crocheting and has turned it into her business, Treasured by Holly.  She creates fun headbands, scarves, hats and more.

Stunningly Strange

Art to spark the imagination and stir the soul–
Kaitlin’s mixed media and paintings are all one of a kind.  She uses several mediums to create her art- jewelry, cards, embroidery hoops and more.

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Ready to see who else will be giving away some fun products?  Thought so!

Camera Coats

Ditch your bag and use a camera coat! Camera Coats are perfect for vacations or to protect your camera anywhere.


Poofy Cheeks

Poofy Cheeks has something for everyone- cute hair ties and headbands, fun shirts and totes, party and packaging supplies….. the tough thing is picking just one thing!

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Trinkets & Butterflies

Trinkets & Butterflies features butterflies in the prettiest way! There are necklaces, earrings, rings and more.  Each item is unique and made with special care.


Vintage Rose Wraps

Vintage Rose Wraps has  shabby and chic wraps that come in all colors of the rainbow, and add just the right flair to any outfit.  Ginny and Katie also recently launched the Vintage Mother, a site full of fun ideas for your family.


QBM at SNAP! Featured Vendor Giveaways

It’s Queen Bee Market at SNAP! week!  While the vendors are busy prepping, I wanted to share a few of them with you.  Over the next few days you’ll get a sneak peak at who will be GIVING AWAY some products on Friday.  Do I have your attention yet?  All attendees at the market will have the chance to win over 15 prizes!!  Here’s the first batch of awesome vendors who will be giving away items:

Bake It Pretty, sweet supplies for inspired bakers
You can find pretty much anything your heart desires for baking and parties at Bake It Pretty.  The colors are happy and the ideas are amazing.
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Cinnamon Sticks, whimsical life inspired jewelry
Cinnamon Sticks features hand stamped and created jewelry.  With unique designs, there’s something for everyone.

Cut It Out specializes in unique, high quality, unfinished frames, letters and words that will make a stunning statement in your home.
You’ll want to be quick to the Cut It Out booth as last year at QBM, they pretty much sold out.  The prices are great and the quality is awesome!

love stiched, couture accessories, clothing, home decor
Love Stitched is full of girly goodness.  Headbands, necklaces, clips and more- there’s so much to choose from!

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The countdown is on!

The Queen Bee Market at SNAP! is 3 weeks away!  We’re all getting SO excited.  Hope you are too!!
Here’s a flyer with all the important info.

There’s a $3 entrance fee for those not attending SNAP!  (psssst….if you sign up for our newsletter, as a thank you, there might be a coupon for you in the coming weeks!) There will be giveaways throughout the night from our fabulous vendors.  We’ll be hosting a best booth contest for you to vote on your favorite booth.  It’s going to be a blast.  We can’t wait to see you there.
Make sure to head over to the vendors page so you can make a shopping list!

the Queen Bee Market gears up for Spring!

We’re super excited about the line up for this spring!
The Queen Bee Market will be at SNAP! conference on Friday, April 19th from 6 until 10pm only! Wondering which vendors will be there in April?  There will be 40+ amazing booths!  Check out the vendors here.

The Queen Bee Market will also be in the San Diego area on Saturday, May 4th.  QBM will be held at the QLN Conference Center in Oceanside from 9am to 3pm.  This “baby bee” will not be central checkout.

Do you have an online shop or make unique products that you’d like to show at the Queen Bee Market? Are you active in social media and the handmade community? Do you want to network with like-minded business owners? If you answered yes, the Queen Bee Market is calling your name!!  Specific details about cost, set up and take down are included in the vendor agreement on the application.

Interested in applying?  A limited number of applications will be accepted until March 29th only.  For frequently asked questions, click here.

If you or someone you know would be a great fit for the Market, please apply here.

Note: all potential new vendors for the Market need to submit their $25 non-refundable application fee to be considered. There is booth fee in addition to the app fee upon acceptance – all information is in the vendor agreement. Thank you. New vendor applications will not be reviewed until the application fee is received.
The booth fee $125 in addition to the $25 application fee.

The Queen Bee Market is juried to maintain a variety of products and consistent feel of the show. Not all who apply will be accepted.
The Queen Bee Market will be held in the fall on Friday November 1st and Saturday November 2nd in Oceanside as well!  Applications will be accepted following the conclusion of the spring shows.

Thank You!! And the winner is…..

Thank you so much to everyone for coming to the Queen Bee Market this weekend!  The vendors worked tirelessly to present their beautiful work.  I’m especially grateful to each of them for making QBM what it is.

Also thanks to
Thorne Artistry
Blackbird Ink Photography
Therapie Boutique
Blowfish Shoes

for treating Kaia as the queen for the day… and Kristyn from Lil’ Luna for helping out.  Hoping to have some pictures to share soon!

We had fun on Friday night with Crafty Girls Night Out!
Special thanks to:

DecoArtFun stickers and decoupage from DecoArt


Make and takes from Pick Your Plum and Basic Grey.

The BEST photo booth on the planet- Mobile Photo Booth!

Thank you to Cricut for sending TWO Mini’s to give away!

Now what you’ve been waiting for:

Christy Molenkamp!

Christy, you have 48 hours to claim the mini iPad before I will select another winner.  The iPad mini will be shipped from Apple directly to you and arrival time will depend on availability (approx 2 weeks).  Email me at:  [email protected]

Thanks to everyone for playing along in this Golden Ticket Giveaway- it was a lot of fun!
If you write about the Queen Bee Market, please leave a link in the comments- I’d love to check them out. Thank you!

Until next time….xo