Meet your local business: Handmade Takeover
Business name: Handmade Takeover owned by Laarni Mejino (purse designer) and Brandy Houllahan (silversmith jeweler).
Products and/or services: An Edmonds Art Market featuring local artists that will either rent booth space or consign. Items will include purses, jewelry, pillows, garden art, succulent art, ceramics, knits, screen printed clothing, candles, soap, jams, local honey, and outdoor furniture.
How long in business: Brand new business but have been selling own art for around eight years in local farmers markets. Grand opening at 9 a.m. Saturday.
Unique/interesting features about business: Every event will be a new store because of rotating cast of local artists. Artists pay minimal fees to be a part of the event and consignees keep 70 percent of the sale of their art.
In an effort to support local youth, Handmade Takeover will also feature young local artists.