BELMAR, NJ — Color it bold, bright and brilliant this weekend, July 21 and July 22, at Serenity by the Sea Too’s Artisan MarketPlace.

From 2 to 7 p.m. on each day, the gift galleria at 1004 Main Street will “pop” with creative and unique offerings from these artists and vendors.

Mixed media artist Carole Gernett of The Collagebox combines collage and vintage finds with original artwork to create a colorful line of uniquely styled items, looking to nature’s beauty for her inspiration. Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22.

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Known for her unique impressionistic style of painting, Jen McCarthy of small j images creates one-of-a-kind paintings inspired by favorite photos and images. She believes in simple, inspired and honest work, keeping her "j" small to stay focus on the subjects and joy of painting. Saturday, July 21.

Theresa Skerlick of Touchstone Crystal will bring her display of high-quality, yet affordable jewelry, exclusively made with crystals and zirconia from Swarovski, where it’s all about the cut, color and signature sparkle. Saturday, July 21.

Jaclyn Connor is with the Tobin Connor Shop, which will feature a medley of home décor items and lifestyle accessories to brighten any day, including candles, party matches, throw blankets and photography prints. Sunday, July 22.

Maria Campillay is the creator of Kobo ties, hair ties that combine fashion and function. Available in an assortment of solid and metallic colors, braided or accented with charms, they also can be worn on the wrist. And for the summer, Campillary offers a line of beach totes that are handmade in Mexico — each a unique piece of art. Sunday, July 22.

Noreen Franco of J&N Soto Designs will showcase her extensive collection of handmade home décor items, including decoupage bottles and vases. She gives old, used objects new life by crafting them into so many different intricately detailed pieces. Sunday, July 22.

Featuring a different roster of local vendors and artists “popping up,” 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.”

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