June 14, 2018

 From the creators of ellion and KAECI CONCEPT, a curated retail pop up featuring local and global makers and designers.  Handmade and Exclusive goods!  

June 1 to 15, 2018

Open Daily from 10am to 7pm

creative workshops and events!

River Oaks Shopping Center

2005-B W. Gray Houston, TX

Near the movie theater between epicure cafe and Steinway piano gallery

Brand list:





madame ascar

alice d'italia



claire drennan 

of myth + muse

sapana dreams

 Maria of ceibo, Gina of Ginably, Claire Drennan, Em of Of myth and muse, natasha of burdlife, ellion of ellion c...

February 5, 2018

I have an awesome opportunity to coordinate my first pop up market with Heights Mercantile!  Heights Mercantile Valentine Market will be this coming Saturday February 10th from 1pm to 5pm.  I've rounded up an awesome group of local vendors that will be selling everything you need to shop for your Valentine!  Flowers, Chocolates, baked goods, bath products, apparel, jewelry, candles from myself, and more!  If you haven't already been to the Heights Mercantile shopping center now is a great time to check it out because a lot of the shops will have special events and pop ups going on at the same tim...

December 19, 2017


- 2 new candle scents: bon voyage & ambre

- new handmade cloches

- new candle gift boxes

- 1500+ of candles sold

- 14 new stockists

- 24 pop up events

    Navigation Super Bowl Tailgate

    Shadows on the Teche Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

    Pin it Expo - Woodlands

    HTX Boss Babes Spring Market

    Heartmade Sprint Market

    Flea Style Dallas Spring Market

    Flea Style Houston Spring Market

    Pop Shop Summer Market

    Houstonia Summer Pop Up

    Presidio August Market

    Next Up: Female Founders - Next Seed

    Heights Epicurean Farmer's Market...

August 17, 2017

Finally put together this insta story tutorial that I did a while back on cleaning out used candle containers.  This video thing is new to me so don't expect an expert youtuber!  

The embossing heat tool that I use is THIS ONE but there are plenty of others online that you can find.  Not in the video but you can also use them to remove the labels easily.  Just heat the label up and slowly peel them off.  Also, if you've never embossed and like paper crafting you should look into trying that out as well.  This tool has lots of purposes!

When I mention not heating u...

July 30, 2017

 This is not something easy for me to write.   As some of you that know me well may know, this year hasn't been the easiest for me.  For the first time since graduating from college 7 years ago I lost my engineering job in oil and gas due to a lay off.  I know I'm not the only one in this boat which gives me some sense of understanding but it's hard to sit here and not wonder if I went wrong somewhere.  It's not only the feeling of failure but its also the questions of supporting yourself financially and figuring out what your next steps should be.  Figuring out your next steps while somehow feel...

July 28, 2017

 NextSeed presents it's third Next Up event, Female Founders.  A salute to local Houston businesses that are owned by women.  This event will consist of a pop up market where you can purchase products from these businesses from 2 to 5 pm on Saturday July 29th, 2017.  A networking cocktail hour will take place after the pop up, followed by business pitch presentations.  The expert panel will give advice to the pitchers on how to grow their business.  The crowd will vote on their favorite pitch.  Winner receives a year of mentorship from the panel, pop-up lease at...

July 28, 2017

Helllooooo!  Shopellion will now take on the world of blogging here.  I look forward to sharing snippets of my life, projects, markets, DIY, etc.  I'm still going to keep my elliondecor blog with house renovation posts but I might also repost them here so that they'll be easier to get to.  I look forward to  getting this ball rolling!  Stay in touch!

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