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Made in Ohio

Made in Ohio

As I was perusing through photos taken at The Webster Street Market, I came across a picture of our daughter that inspired me to write this post.  First, here is the picture…..

Other than the sandals she is wearing, everything else is made in Dayton, Ohio.  She is sporting a dress created by Flip Side Pillowcase, a business venture started by a Dayton mother of four and her mother-in-law.  The flower headband and the bundle of stuffed toys are hand knitted by Bonnie Ann Turayev, owner of Violet’s Silver Lining. It is so refreshing to have the choice to buy products made in the United States. Our daughter  was able to purchase these lovely animal friends after selling her wares at her booth, Elizabeth’z Delightz.  So, not only is she learning about the “American Dream” of entrepreneurship but she has the opportunity to buy locally  made products.

At The Webster Street Market we highly encourage and support local artisans to share their creations with the public. Here’s a look at the other Ohio made items you can find at The Market.

Stubb’s Family Farm    Try the tomatoes in a garlic vinaigrette!

Mark The Woodman with unique business card holders and other creations from nature. 

Violet’s Silver Lining offers hand knit stuffed animal friends. Is there a certain creature you would like her to make….just place a request. 

Jewelry from Steph’s Jewels, CBS Creations and Gina. Who knew that you could wear buttons dangling from your ears!

Pillowcase dresses!  Superhero capes!  What a wonderful idea and great gift for the little ladies and gentlemen in you family… FlipSide Pillowcase.

Our Family Soap has a fresh batch of sweet smelling lavender soap waiting for you.

Precious bows and ribbons are waiting for your little girl at Ellie & Liv.

Unique ribbon bookmarks can be found at Elizabeth’z Delightz….made by a Dayton kid.

A slideshow featuring these locally made items can be viewed in the next post…..enjoy!

(I’m sorry. Having tech difficulties with the slideshow.)