Saturday afternoon, the Hollywood Craft Mafia brought the crafting world and nerd community together at their Mini Odd Duck Retro and Geek Show held at Jezebel Vintage and Radio-Active Records in Fort Lauderdale. Jezebel hosted the retro side of the show and did the most beautiful job transforming their cozy store into a handmade enthusiast's dream packed with talented crafters and my favorite part... the pinup photo booth. Radio-Active Records played host to the geekier side of the show, which included the most hilariously creative hats I've ever seen in my life, delicious-smelling beer soap, and superadorable, videogame-inspired baby clothes.
However, all amazing crafts aside, I'll be honest: Hairstylist and
makeup artist Adrienne Amenta really stole the show with her retro-inspired looks such as beehives and 1940s-type 'dos. She was going nonstop from the time the event started until well after closing time and still had a line of girls wanting makeovers. Maybe next time, ladies! I know I will be calling on her for my next big event.
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The Hollywood Craft mafia ladies are
doing something great for the local crafting community from their
workshops to planning craft shows, and I am looking forward to
attending their upcoming show in April.