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New Cottage Designs: Handmade Farmhouse Decor

The ladies of New Cottage Designs warmly invite you to experience the comfort and simple beauty that is the farmhouse style. It is a way of life that reflects a love for the land and the bounty it possesses.

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Ragon House: Evolves in an ever-changing home decor industry

Just walking into Ragon House’s booth you’ll see the difference that quality and creative people have had on their business. You’ll be excited to see what new products they are debuting at the February Market Square in Oaks and the exquisite booth presentation they always put together.

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Drive Foot Traffic with Gourmet Foods

Learn how gourmet foods can add foot traffic through your store.

Attend an informative seminar by Jill Gebhart of Jill’s Jams, Mixes and More. Here are the details:

Market Square’s wholesale show in Valley Forge/Oaks, Pennsylvania will run from February 5-7, 2017 at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center and will include three […]

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Artist Demo: Soft Sculpture Primitives

Soft sculpture primitives artist adorns products with unique details.

Artist, Patty Hill of Primitives at Crow Hollow, will demonstrate how she makes her detailed primitive soft sculpture home decor and pillows at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 6, 2017 at Market Square Shows in Oaks, Pennsylvania.

Soft sculpture angel by Primitives at Crow Hollow.


It’s hard […]

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Silent Auction supports Cancer Foundation

Silent auction supports the pediatric cancer foundation, One Mission.

Participate in a silent auction at our February show in Oaks, Pennsylvania. When you do you will support  American-made artists and kids and their families through cancer.

Here are the details:

Learn more about One Mission at

Market Square’s wholesale show in Valley Forge/Oaks, Pennsylvania will run […]

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Artist Demo: Pewter making.

Preserving the tradition of pewter making.

Makers of pewter, Thomas and Patricia Hooper of Missouri, established ASL Foundry in 1995. With a love of pewter making, they create tableware, household and personal items with original designs inspired by tradition, mythology and folklore.

Artisan demonstration.

The Hooper’s will demonstrate their fine craft of pewter making at 11 a.m. on […]

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Artist Demo: Furniture, hand-painted.

Hand-painted furniture by Dan and Marlene Coble.

Artist, Dan Coble will demonstrate painting his unique, early-American style furniture at 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Market Square Shows in Oaks, Pennsylvania.

The artistry of Dan and Marlene Coble.

Dan Coble and his wife, Marlene, have been making one-of-a-kind paintings on antique, vintage and newly […]

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Artist Demo: Stenciled Floor Cloths

History-inspired floor cloths by New England stencil artist.

New Hampshire stencil artist Michele Hollick will demonstrate her talent and skill of history-inspired stenciled floor cloths at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 6th during Market Square Shows at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

Stenciling pattern on a floor cloth from the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, MA […]

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Artist Demo: Finely-Crafted Pottery

Techniques and creative inspirations of SJ Pottery.

Sue Skinner and Joe Jostes of SJ Pottery will demonstrate the making of their unique pottery at 3 p.m. on Monday, February 6th during Market Square Shows at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center.

Their limited production studio in Salesville, Arkansas is dedicated to aesthetics, craftsmanship and function of each piece […]

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Color of the Year – 2017

What color will be popular this coming year — 2017?

This quick guide will help you to see the top selections of various paint companies from the past few months. 

PPG – Violet Verbena

For starters, PPG immerses you in their process of narrowing the field to only one color for the year.


Sherwin Williams – Poised Taupe

“Earthen brown […]

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