Artisan Marketplace

Plenty of Popping — and Pirate — Action on Tap This Weekend at Serenity by the Sea Too

Joan Bent of The Broken Shell will bring her beach-inspired home décor on June 9 to Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Paparazzi’s Jaime Quiros will unveil new styles of $5 jewelry and accessories on June 9 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Tastefully Simple’s Tara Morton will offer grilling and other meal ideas for anyone with a busy lifestyle on June 9 and 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Gia Andre of Woman To Women1 will display many of her one-of-a-kind items from around the world at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar, on June 9 and 10.
Green Umbrella Crafts, an upcycler of uniquely crafted treasures, will be featured on June 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Mixed media artist Carole Gernett will showcase her distinctively designed artwork on June 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Cheryl Brennan The Bra Lady who offers Essential Bodywear will showcase her selection of undergarments on June 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.

If you’re in town tomorrow, June 10 for Belmar’s Pirate Walk, make sure the shop is among your treasure hunt stops.

BELMAR, NJ — It will once again be a full house at Serenity by the Sea Too this weekend with seven “pop-up” crafters and vendors showcasing a plethora of offerings.

Here’s a look at who will be setting up shop at 1004 Main Street today, June 9 and tomorrow, June 10 during its Artisan MarketPlace.

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 “From the Jersey shore to your front door,” Joan Bent of The Broken Shell works with driftwood, seashells and sea stones to create beach-inspired home décor, including one-of-a-kind wreaths, picture frames, wall hangings and seasonal lanterns. Saturday, June 9.

Paparazzi’s Jaime Quiros makes people look like a million without breaking the bank. Her collection of $5 bling has new styles in necklaces, bracelets, earrings and more being added every day. Saturday, June 9.

With Father’s Day a week away, Tara Morton of Tastefully Simple can help you make dad the neighborhood grill master. In addition to her Easy Grillin’ 10-Meal Kit, there is a special Father’s Day offering of grill sauces and a special seasoning blend in a stylish gift box. Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.

Gia Andre with Woman To Women1 offers selectively chosen luxury apparel and other items — including many one-of-a-kind pieces — from around the world. Hand-beaded silk tops, kaftans and tunics from women in India, handmade shoes from Cape Town, South Africa, and linen pieces from Italy and Paris are among the offerings. Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10.

Heather Gillar of Green Umbrella Crafts specializes in candles, most made from 100 percent soy or a soy/beeswax blend and filled inside of a tea cup. Most of her tea cups are upcycled to give them a second life. Sunday, June 10.

Mixed media artist Carole Gernett of The Collagebox combines collage and vintage finds with original artwork to create a line of uniquely styled items, looking to nature’s beauty for her inspiration. Sunday, June 10.

Cheryl Brennan The Bra Lady offers Essential Bodywear, which is known for revolutionizing the way women shop for bodywear. She carries bras from size 32A up to 44H, as well as matching shapewear and panties, and can answer your questions about the perfect bra fit — and how to get it. Sunday, June 10.

Featuring a different roster of local vendors and artists “popping up” every weekend, Serenity by the Sea Too’s Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is your go-to destination for unique items for everyone on your gift list—whether it’s for a holiday, birthday, anniversary or “just because.”

Beginning at 10 a.m., local vendors showcase their merchandise, which spans the spectrum — from unique handcrafted items and clothing lines, to tasty treats and personal care products — as well as vintage finds and other tantalizing treasures.

More About the Pop-Up Capital of the Jersey Shore

The Pop Up Artisan MarketPlace is located at Serenity by the Sea Too, 1004 Main Street, directly across from Surf Taco between 10th and 11th Avenues, Belmar.

For a full list of workshops, classes and walk-in art events offered at Serenity by the Sea Too throughout the week, visit its Facebook  page.

To learn more about becoming a vendor, featured artist, or hosting workshops or classes, call 973-699-1760 or email

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