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Holiday shoppers browsed a selection of handmade goods at the Renegade Craft Fair, December 5, 2015.
Photograph: Jaclyn RivasHoliday shoppers browsed a selection of handmade goods at the Renegade Craft Fair, December 5, 2015.

Win big at the Renegade Craft Fair giveaway

Enter for your chance to win home goods, jewelry and more, exceeding $1,100 in value

Written by
Time Out Chicago editors

More than 400 of the area’s best and craftiest vendors will set up shop at the Renegade Craft Fair at Bridgeport Art Center (1200 W 35th St) on Dec 3 and 4. But you won’t just get a chance to drop some dough on everything from the best furniture to art. In fact, you might not have to spend a cent to get something great. Just enter to win this seriously awesome giveaway with goodies from more than a dozen of the event’s vendors.

The Renegade Craft Fair shows off the best independent handmade crafts in a vibrant marketplace setting, complete with great food and drink. The fair attracts more than 325,000 shoppers in major cities, from Chicago and New York to Los Angeles and London. 

The free event takes place from 11am–6pm on Saturday and Sunday. Enter for your chance to win all of these great handmade items at the event (at the Renegade info booth) or by filling out the form below. Winners will be announced the week after the fair.

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Bethany Mabee The Force print

Bethany Mabee creates improvised paintings that start with little thought beyond a potential pallet until the painting evolves into a layered composition, which the artist hopes will bring out a unique reaction and reflection from each viewer. 

Charlie Bax bone tea light votive

Chicago native Heather Crowe is the designer behind Charlie Bax, an independent artisan home goods company. She specializes in working in mediums of animal bone and copper and this bone tea light votive ($130 value) comes with a hand poured, scented soy wax, gold glitter coated copper tea light.

Christie Ahee Ceramics cavity set

Chicago ceramicist Christi Ahee creates approachable, whimsical and functional objects, including this cavity set which consists of a much ($38 value), pour-over ($42 value) and necklace ($34) made with porcelain clay and food safe glazes.

Erin L. Burke Designs handmade wrapped rope necklace

These handmade wrapped necklaces and accessories are created by Erin L. Burke Designs in Chicago. All items are handcrafted with embroidery floss, cord and finished with various materials to create unique pieces of wearable art, including the wrapped rope necklace ($75 value) and wrapped double bracelet with magnetic clasp ($25 value).

Heron and Lamb Collective necklace set

Self-taught metalsmith Raven Locadia of the Chicago and Naples-based Heron and Lamb seeks inspiration for her work in nature, metaphysics and mythology. The floral crystal necklace ($40 value) features a replica of quartz crystal cast in resin with blue star flowers suspended inside while the herbarium ($60 value) is a hand blown glass orb containing a preserved blue starflower.

Leah Ball Feminist as Fuck necklace

Leah Ball is the designer behind the Feminist as Fuck jewelry line and an ongoing campaign by the same name with Chelsea Ross, which aims to document the diverse faces of feminism. Ball’s work is mainly in marbled porcelain ceramic art and drawings of women pleasuring themselves. She also works in metals, including the Feminist as Fuck necklace ($130 value).

Norman Leigh reclaimed wood mirror

The Chicago-based couple behind Norman Leigh focuses on designing and building furniture and home goods made with reclaimed wood whenever possible. The designs focus on clean lines, geometric shapes and natural finishes—like this triangle mirror (valued at $125)—showcasing the wood’s natural character.

People's Garment Company Chicago historical sports package

People’s Garment Company focuses on highlighting forgotten stories from Chicago’s sports history. The high-quality garments reflect the quality’s of our country’s athletic past. The Chicago historical sports package includes three premium shirts: Chicago Whales baseball, Chicago Shamrocks basketball and Chicago Hornets football as well as a Shamrocks poster and Hornets team radio guide ($109 value).

Rachel Duggan custom portrait

Rachal Duggan is a Chicago Illustrator who specializes in black and white lifework with a self-proclaimed emphasis on awkward situations, pop culture and cute pets. The custom 8”x10” illustration ($70 value) includes a digital and physical iteration of a favorite portrait of you, a friend, couple or family. 

Therese Kuempel Jewelry lighter case

Chicago-based metalsmith and sculptor Therese Kuempel creates unique designs meant to empower the wearer. This handmade lighter ($75 value) features brass sheet metal set with a synthetic opal and, like many of her designs, is created with strong, clean lines. 

Urban Macrame Fibers

Kenyatta Forbes is a self-taught macrame artist creating original wall art and wall hangings based on inspiration in color and using all kinds of fibers and accessories to create one-of-a-kind designs ($75 value).

Renegade Craft Fair Goodie Bag Giveaway Official Rules 

CONTEST RULES: One entry per person. These competitions are open to any U.S. resident (unless otherwise stated) except employees of Time Out and sponsoring organizations, their agents or anyone directly connected to these promotions. No purchase required for this promotion. Contest valid 11/29/16 through 12/7/16 at 9:00AM CST. Winners must be 21 years of age or older unless otherwise stated. Prizes are as described above; no cash alternatives will be given. Prizes may not be sold, traded, transferred or refunded. Any and all federal, state and local taxes are the responsibility of the winner. If for any reason winners are unable to use prizes within the time specified, the participating organizations are not responsible for providing replacement prizes. No make goods will be given in the event of a canceled or rescheduled event. Total prize valued at $1,189

DISCLAIMER AND WAIVER: Time Out does not endorse or make any representation about the prize or quality of the services that are part of the prize. By participating in this contest, entrants agree to receive promotional emails from Time Out and waive any claims against Time Out arising out of use of the prize and related services. The odds of winning are relative to the number of correct, eligible entries received; winners will be drawn at random from this pool.  

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