GRUMP Profile – Holland Cox

Using new and repurposed materials, Valerie Williams from Holland Cox has created a unique, functional, bold, and inspiring line of accessories. She offers everything from handbags to watch rolls to Field Note covers in her collection. Her impeccable detailing and eye for color really make her creations speak to customers …

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Michelle McLaughlin meticulously designs her upcycled and unique jewelry made from the motherboards, video cards, and other circuitry rescued from discarded computers for her business MOTHERBORED. Initially inspired by a motherboard she saw in a broken computer in a radiant shade of Caribbean blue, Michelle’s work has taken off in …

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GRUMP Profile – Becca & Mars

Erica Wolfe is the purveyor of the delightful and aromatherapeutic bath and body line called Becca & Mars. She meticulously handmakes an incredible variety of lip balms, sugar scrubs, perfumed body sprays, shower gels, and more. With scents like Orange Clove and Lemon Dreamsicle, the Becca & Mars line is …

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GRUMP Profile – Stronge Designs

Andrew Stronge of Stronge Designs is a commercial artist and graphic illustrator whose work is translated into a variety of mediums including digital prints, screenprinted tees, posters, vinyl stickers, and more. Whether creating commissioned illustrations or putting his own spin onto existing characters from print and screen, Andrew Stronge’s designs are innovative, …

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Shop Early and Get a Free Bag!

The first 250 shoppers at GRUMP on December 17th will get a free Return of GRUMP tote bag.  DETAILS WHAT: Shop local at the GRUMP Holiday Arts & Crafts Show WHEN: SATURDAY, December 17, 2017 from 11 am to 5 pm WHERE: 1750 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202 Free garage …

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Where is GRUMP 2016?

With the closing of Artisphere in 2015, GRUMP took a little nap. Lucky for us, the Crystal City BID and Vornado/Charlies E. Smith have helped wake her up! The best alternative holiday craft fair returns to Arlington, VA, on Saturday, December 17, 2016, in an 8600 square foot space in the …

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GRUMP has been sleeping. Shhh! But this December, she will yawn and show her furry head again. The closing of Artisphere sent her into hiding, but this December, GRUMP RETURNS. This time she will take over an 8000 square foot space in the Shops at Crystal City in Arlington, VA. GRUMP will …

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Buy Things that Tell Stories

One of the best things about buying handmade/local/small (however you wanna put it) is that these things often tell a story. And the story that is told is a gift that you can then retell when you give the item to someone. Some of my favorite local storytellers will be at …

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GRUMP Yeti Cards

The first ever roster of GRUMP Cards! These were designed by GRUMP vendors, Santiago Casares, Michelle Sasscer, Cole Goco, and printed by Tina Seamonster. We will give away hundreds of singles to GRUMP patrons and you will be able to buy packs of a few of them!

  • GRUMP Holiday Arts & Crafts Show

    Now in our 6th year, the GRUMP Holiday Arts & Crafts show is the best ever way to shop local this holiday season.