Thursday, December 4, 2014

Chicago's 2014 One of a Kind Show and Sale Is Back at Merchandise Mart Dec 4-7th

ChiIL Mama's heading for a One of a Kind Show press breakfast and sneak peek, so check back like we vote in Chi, IL... early and often. We'll have a big, photo filled recap shortly. We're happy to promote artists, shopping locally, and unique, meaningful gifting. Sometimes it's a relief to keep it simple during this hectic season. With 600 talented artists, designers and craftspeople under one roof, you've got a good shot at crossing everything off your list in one fun afternoon. 

One of a Kind Show is such a unique experience that has changed Holiday shopping, giving everyone the opportunity to go back to buying special and thoughtful gifts instead of the boring and generic presents that busy schedules often force us into! The show has truly become the ultimate Chicago Holiday Shopping Destination. 

Admission Tickets
Adult Admission                                   $12 each
Limited Edition Canvas Tote Bag          $8 each

Adult Admission with Limited Edition
Canvas Tote Bag (available online only)   $18 each

Purchase the show's limited edition cotton canvas tote bag with your ticket for a discount.

A portion of all ticket sales will benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital.  
Dates and Location:
December 4-7, 2014
The Merchandise Mart
Show Hours:
Thursday, December 4    11am-8pm
Friday, December 5         11am-8pm
Saturday, December 6     10am-7pm
Sunday, December 7       10am-5pm

One of our local favs, Rebeca Mojica is back again. Click here to check out our past interview (including photos of her childhood art and how she got her start!) & more of our original coverage on this fabulous artist. Then catch her at One of a Kind Show!

  • Chicago, Illinois

  • Jewelry,Work under $100,Work under $50
  • Strikingly intricate chainmaille jewelry

Here are a few fam friendly highlights with many more to come:

Four Eyes Handmade 
Clothing for women, men and kids

Show your pride of the Midwest and all things geeky with hand screen printed wear for kids and adults. (Of course we're all about Chi, IL and beyond here at ChiIL Mama and we have the most kickin' flag out there. Embrace your sense of place!)

Hydroxide by Julie Oh
Kid’s Clothing and Accessories


A self-taught seamstress, Julie Oh sews, designs and packages each piece in her collection of environmentally-friendly kids clothing crafted from unique vintage materials and using vintage-inspired patterns. Hydroxide by Julie Oh will be on display at the One of a Kind Show in the Etsy Pavilion. Oh creates with the philosophy “think positively, wear creatively, live peacefully and love globally.” As a proud mother of two girls, Oh’s daughters model her fun, brightly patterned original creations.

Sam and Coop, Kim Eun Hee, Northbrook
Kids Clothing

Kim Eun Hee of Northbrook creates funky, fun, clothing for children bringing whimsy and excitement to the wardrobes of little boys and girls.

Wonder Kids Inc., Evanston
Children's personalized bath capes and chalkboard placemats.

Inspired by their children’s adventurous spirit, Wonder Kids bath towel capes were born from the creative minds of two Evanston moms Sarah and Jen. Towel capes can be personalized with Children’s initials and a wide array of colors to ensure that no towel is ever left behind or mixed up at the next pool party!

Stafford Dolls

Joyful doll with changeable hair. The dolls are evocative, memorable and giftable. Stafford Dolls are a creative outlet, they make storytelling easy and fun. The wide variety of 100% cotton fabrics are selected for their joyful patterns and pleasing textures, including piques, corduroys and flannel.

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