Made in ALX

Made in ALX Made in ALX is designed to make it easy for people to find handmade, locally-crafted items from indi

Saturday, drop in with your kids anytime from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We'll be making melty snowmen from paper, kind of like t...
01/05/2024

Saturday, drop in with your kids anytime from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. We'll be making melty snowmen from paper, kind of like the one Eileen is holding here! We're at 533 Montgomery St. in Old Town North and there's a free parking garage under our building (put 530 First St. into your maps app to find the entrance). See you Saturday!

Did you know that Made in ALX can help you keep your resolution to be more creative or learn something new this year? Si...
01/02/2024

Did you know that Made in ALX can help you keep your resolution to be more creative or learn something new this year? Sign up for a class with us through our website! We have classes and workshops in calligraphy, candle-making and much more. Focused on wellness? We have a women's wellness workshop coming up, too! Do you have a creative resolution?

Our artists are taking a few days off to rest! Thanks for your amazing support this holiday season! 💕. We'll be open aga...
12/25/2023

Our artists are taking a few days off to rest! Thanks for your amazing support this holiday season! 💕. We'll be open again Thursday - Saturday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sunday (New Year's Eve) 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., and we'll resume our normal hours after the New Year!

Our artists are excited about the things that were under your trees today! We'll be open again starting Dec. 28 — and yo...
12/25/2023

Our artists are excited about the things that were under your trees today! We'll be open again starting Dec. 28 — and you can buy a few of the things you wanted, but didn't get. We hope you have a peaceful, restful day. 🎄 🥰 Thanks for all of your support this year — we're really grateful for all those who shopped local!

There's still time for something creative, unique and handmade! Stop by Saturday or Sunday (Christmas Eve) morning! Shop...
12/22/2023

There's still time for something creative, unique and handmade! Stop by Saturday or Sunday (Christmas Eve) morning! Shop local!

Lunar calendars are back at Made in ALX! These gorgeous pieces by Narwhal Design Ink are full of information and a popul...
12/21/2023

Lunar calendars are back at Made in ALX! These gorgeous pieces by Narwhal Design Ink are full of information and a popular gift. Pick one up before they sell out (again)! Message us if you'd like us to set one aside for you!

Don't forget your bestie! We have great, locally-made gifts for your pet (or the people who love them)! Check out... 1 a...
12/19/2023

Don't forget your bestie! We have great, locally-made gifts for your pet (or the people who love them)! Check out...
1 and 2: Pet toys and beds by - locally made!
3. Metal dog or cat hooks, perfect for holding keys, hats or leashes by your front door by Del Ray Metalworks.
4. A fun, handmade linoprint by Love Plus Lino!
5. Pop-art style pet portrait Paint by Numbers kits by Kellie Sansone Creates!
6. Pet treats (these are so good!) by Pawfectly Delicious Dog Treats.

Made in ALX is open every day this week from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. at 533 Montgomery St.

Looking for your next book to read? Local author John Adam Wasowicz has written 6 mystery-thrillers set here in Alexandr...
12/18/2023

Looking for your next book to read? Local author John Adam Wasowicz has written 6 mystery-thrillers set here in Alexandria. Follow prosecutor Mo Katz as he solves (made up) murders and other mysteries at locations you're familiar with. All books are available at Made in ALX, 533 Montgomery St. Open today (Monday, Dec. 18) until 5 p.m., and 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. the rest of this week!

12/18/2023

We are OPEN TODAY — Monday, Dec. 18, until 5 pm. And we promise we’ll have much shorter lines than the post office. 

Usually we're closed on Monday, but we'll be open THIS Monday (Dec. 18) from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. for you!
12/17/2023

Usually we're closed on Monday, but we'll be open THIS Monday (Dec. 18) from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. for you!

Movie night? Or just binge-watching the latest Hulu series? Level up your popcorn game with Apothecary Spices — butter p...
12/11/2023

Movie night? Or just binge-watching the latest Hulu series? Level up your popcorn game with Apothecary Spices — butter popcorn, cheddar popcorn or spicy butter or cheddar popcorn seasonings. 20% off Tuesday through Saturday through Made in ALX! Put "pick up popcorn seasonings" on your to-do list now!
https://www.madeinalx.com/shop/apothecary-spices/36

If you don't have it yourself, you've probably heard it — that dry cough that so many people seem to have that takes wee...
12/10/2023

If you don't have it yourself, you've probably heard it — that dry cough that so many people seem to have that takes weeks to go away. Local, raw honey can help sooth your throat! And the honey at Made in ALX is as local as it gets, since the bees live here in Alexandria. Pick some up this week (with a free recipe book) from Alexandria's own Ambler Apiary. (The cute jars make a great stocking stuffer, too!)

We only have one of these in red, and it's even more beautiful in person! Epoxy with Shenandoah Walnut, this 8 x 18 char...
12/09/2023

We only have one of these in red, and it's even more beautiful in person! Epoxy with Shenandoah Walnut, this 8 x 18 charcuterie board is gorgeous for your holiday (and year-round) entertaining! Created by David DeJulio of Personal Inspirations. Message us to reserve it! $125.

Apothecary Spices has assembled spices kits covering a full pantry of foundational flavors combinations--from salts to h...
12/05/2023

Apothecary Spices has assembled spices kits covering a full pantry of foundational flavors combinations--from salts to herbs to spicy heat. The perfect gift of for the foodies in your life.

We asked our makers what some of their fave things are in the store: Eileen O'Brien told us it's her little mosaic still...
12/04/2023

We asked our makers what some of their fave things are in the store: Eileen O'Brien told us it's her little mosaic still life of the Washington Monument! "The Monument, 6x6, is made with hand-cut pieces of stained glass. It's perfect for tourists and residents alike, for a great little souvenir of DC! And the blue skies uplift your mood, providing a fun little pop of color for any wall, desk or book shelf!"

Today goes to the dogs in Alexandria! Whether you have a Scottie, a Westie or a shelter special, a custom pet portrait b...
12/02/2023

Today goes to the dogs in Alexandria! Whether you have a Scottie, a Westie or a shelter special, a custom pet portrait by Alexandra Schmeling Fine Art makes a fantastic present! Available at Made in ALX!

The cutest studs for the holiday season! These small holiday light earrings by Ellagator Crafts are fun to wear all mont...
12/01/2023

The cutest studs for the holiday season! These small holiday light earrings by Ellagator Crafts are fun to wear all month. Pick up a pair this weekend at Made in ALX! (We have a whole section of holiday earrings, too, so get these for yourself and find some for a friend, too!)

Know someone with a winter birthday? Talk to us about having a crafty celebration — a painting class, jewelry-making or ...
11/30/2023

Know someone with a winter birthday? Talk to us about having a crafty celebration — a painting class, jewelry-making or another artistic activity for you and your friends. (You're welcome to bring in food, drinks and sing happy birthday, too!) Use the private events form on our website to start planning! https://www.madeinalx.com/private-events

Most of our makers have put ALL of their items on sale - 20% off the rest of today (Plaid Friday) and Small Business Sat...
11/24/2023

Most of our makers have put ALL of their items on sale - 20% off the rest of today (Plaid Friday) and Small Business Saturday in the store at 533 Montgomery St. Don't miss out!

We're excited that Tracy from Recycled Works will be hosting a resin workshop this Sunday, Nov. 26! It's a fun way to en...
11/24/2023

We're excited that Tracy from Recycled Works will be hosting a resin workshop this Sunday, Nov. 26! It's a fun way to end your weekend and your creation could make a great gift for a loved one! Sign up through our website!. See you soon!

We're excited that Tango Pastry will be popping up outside Made in ALX, 533 Montgomery St., Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p....
11/24/2023

We're excited that Tango Pastry will be popping up outside Made in ALX, 533 Montgomery St., Saturday from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Their creations are WAY better than leftover pie. Stop by the store Saturday. (We'll also have gift wrapping services available and tea and coffee for you!)

We're closed Thanksgiving Day, but we'll be right back at it Friday morning at 10 a.m. Our Small Business Saturday sale ...
11/23/2023

We're closed Thanksgiving Day, but we'll be right back at it Friday morning at 10 a.m.
Our Small Business Saturday sale starts Friday night at 5 p.m. (We'll be open until 8 p.m. for the sale preview, but you need to RSVP to get in — you can message us for more info.)
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

See you soon!

On behalf of the 50+ artists in the Made in ALX collective, thank you for shopping small this season and all year! Have ...
11/23/2023

On behalf of the 50+ artists in the Made in ALX collective, thank you for shopping small this season and all year! Have a fantastic Thanksgiving — we'll see you for Plaid Friday (Alexandria's Black Friday) tomorrow!

Friday and Saturday, we'll wrap your gifts free with your purchase of $75 or more -- or wrap your smaller purchases for ...
11/22/2023

Friday and Saturday, we'll wrap your gifts free with your purchase of $75 or more -- or wrap your smaller purchases for $5. In-store only at 533 Montgomery St. this (Alexandria's Black Friday) and at 533 Montgomery St. in Old Town North!

Can't say no to those big brown eyes. Pick up a treat or a new squeaky toy from Passionately Pets this Saturday at the M...
11/21/2023

Can't say no to those big brown eyes. Pick up a treat or a new squeaky toy from Passionately Pets this Saturday at the Made in ALX Holiday Makers' Market at Port City Brewing Company!

This Saturday from noon - 5 p.m. at Port City, 3950 Wheeler Ave. This event IS pet-friendly!

Visitors coming into town? Send them to us! We're happy to be your "excuse" to kick them out of the house. All you have ...
11/20/2023

Visitors coming into town? Send them to us! We're happy to be your "excuse" to kick them out of the house. All you have to say is, "You know, there's a really great shop in Old Town North with all locally-made, handcrafted things. You should really check it out while you're here!"

We're at 533 Montgomery St. in Old Town North. We'll be open 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, closed Thursday, open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Saturday.

Ooh! There's an adults-only scavenger hunt at the Made in ALX Holiday Makers' Market this Saturday, Nov. 25 -- and the w...
11/19/2023

Ooh! There's an adults-only scavenger hunt at the Made in ALX Holiday Makers' Market this Saturday, Nov. 25 -- and the winner will get a $100 gift card! We'll have other activities for kids, caroling, shopping (of course!), food trucks and more, too.

Noon - 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25
Port City Brewing Co., 3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria

You need to see these in person — they're really great. They're at Made in ALX (533 Montgomery St.) now. Artist Erica Ex...
11/18/2023

You need to see these in person — they're really great. They're at Made in ALX (533 Montgomery St.) now. Artist Erica Exline hand-paints sweatshirts with bleach. In addition to the owl, she's done a sea turtle, narwhal and several other animals. (P.S. Erica is working Saturday afternoon at the store if you want to meet the artist, too!)

Free gift from us when you donate a toy to Volunteer Alexandria! Made in ALX is an official drop-off point for the Volun...
11/18/2023

Free gift from us when you donate a toy to Volunteer Alexandria! Made in ALX is an official drop-off point for the Volunteer Alexandria holiday toy drive for local kids. Please drop off new, unwrapped toys at 533 Montgomery St. by Dec. 14! You'll get a free gift from us (while supplies last) for your donation.

It smells. so. good. in here. Swing by Made in ALX this weekend to pick up this candle (or another one) by N**e Kandela ...
11/18/2023

It smells. so. good. in here. Swing by Made in ALX this weekend to pick up this candle (or another one) by N**e Kandela Co. or one of our other talented candlemakers, including Calmconnectwell, C & A Soy Candles, ISO Candles and Sip to Wick.

Huge thanks to the  choir for serenading our shoppers at the upcoming (Saturday, Nov. 25) Made in ALX Holiday Makers' Ma...
11/17/2023

Huge thanks to the choir for serenading our shoppers at the upcoming (Saturday, Nov. 25) Made in ALX Holiday Makers' Market! Bring your visiting relatives to Port City Brewing Co., 3950 Wheeler Ave., on Small Business Saturday for craft beer, shopping, food trucks, activities with prizes -- and music!

Free Kid Crafts this Saturday, with a special treat for parents! Kids are invited to come craft with us from 10 a.m. - 1...
11/16/2023

Free Kid Crafts this Saturday, with a special treat for parents! Kids are invited to come craft with us from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 18, and parents can warm up with tastings from Hypergoat Coffee Roasters! Free parking in the garage under our building -- put 530 First St. into your maps app. See you Saturday!

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Alexandria, VA
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