Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles

Author Archives: Romee Romero

Go Back to School in Style!

Go Back to School in Style with these fashionable finds from the talented shops at CRAFTED. You’ll definitely make the grade when you choose hand-made!

Get Ready for Summer by the Sea

Ride the wave of ocean-inspired art all the way to the shores of summer.  Our waterfront location and the lengthening days have our CRAFTED artists thinking about sailing, sea life and sunny afternoons at the beach – here’s a few of their latest creations.  And speaking of longer days, our new summer hours begin on June […]

All Aboard! The Red Trolley is Back

Ready to make a day of it?  The LA Waterfront Red Trolley is back, so you can travel around downtown San Pedro and visit our many attractions at no charge.  Take public transit to San Pedro (the Silver Line and DASH are great options) or leave your car in one spot and get a whole weekends’ […]

Hand Craft the Perfect Mother’s Day

This weekend is the Super Bowl of Mom appreciation aka Mother’s Day. It’s time to show your favorite lady how much she means to you and we’ve collected a few ideas to help you hand craft the perfect Mother’s Day that is sure to get you that unofficial ‘favorite child’ spot.  Even more ideas here.

National Small Business Week

May 1-7 is National Small Business Week. According to the Small Business Administration, more than half of all Americans own or work for a small business and not only that, but small businesses account for two thirds of all new job creation nationwide. Small businesses are the backbone of our country and CRAFTED is proud […]

Marvelous Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 8 – and your mom deserves something handmade and from the heart.  Here are some of our favorite Mother’s Day finds, but there’s great gifts throughout our CRAFTED market that are sure to let your Mom know how marvelous you think she is…

Save the Date for the 2016 L.A. Quilt Show

Calling all quilters and fiber artists!  Entries are now being accepted for the 3rd Annual LA Quilt Show, August 13th & 14th here at CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles.  Tickets and vendor spaces are now on sale too, and the class schedule will be available soon!  You can sign up for the interest list on […]

Beautiful Earthy Jewelry for Mom

Visit Eileen’s Bead & Jewelry Boutique, one of the fine handmade jewelry stores at CRAFTED. Shop owner Eileen Karrigan is an expert in chainmail jewelry and often gives classes on the technique. Eileen also specializes in finished natural stones that, when paired with chainmail, creates breathtaking statement pieces that would make a perfect gift for […]

Funky Finds for Festival Season

Whether you’re trekking out to the desert for your favorite music festival or planning out your summer concert line-up, here are some eye catching accessories that will earn you rock-star status!

Up-Cycled: Earth-friendly art, accessories and gifts

Global Gifts is an all-volunteer run store with handmade gifts and modern folk art from around the world.  Formerly located on Western Avenue, the shop has been located in San Pedro for more than 40 years.  Every sale raises money for UNICEF, and whenever possible they purchase their items from Fair Trade organizations or from […]