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Serenity by the Sea Too: Valentine's Day Gifts for Him and Her in the ‘Pop’-Light

Lydia Prendergast of Good Gifts Soap will bring her fragrant handcrafted soaps and bath bombs on February 10 to Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Bracelets, leashes and lanyards will be presented by Michael Bird of Knot Just For Decoration on February 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Deborah Gullo with Simple Man will display affordably priced, salon-quality products for men on February 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Shannon Bird of Buybybirdie_crochet, who creates cold-weather and home décor items, will be featured on February 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Liz Carey Evans of Paparazzi will display her selection of jewelry — all priced at $5 — on February 10 at Serenity by the Sea Too's Artisan MarketPlace, 1004 Main Street, Belmar.
Serenity by the Sea Too at 1004 Main Street, Belmar, is the “pop-up” destination at the Jersey Shore for unique gifts, creative activities, vintage finds and featured artist events.

BELMAR, NJ — With just days remaining before Valentine’s Day, Serenity by the Sea Too will be popping with presents for your loved ones today, February 10. Gifts for him and her will be showcased by these talented crafters and trendy vendors at the Artisan Marketplace, located at 1004 Main Street.

For Lydia Prendergast of Good Gifts Soap, it’s a prayer in every batch and love in every bar. Her uniquely crafted and sculpted soaps are made in small batches, using organic and natural ingredients. For Valentine’s Day, she has special soaps and bath bombs scented in a “love spell” fragrance.

Michael Bird of Knot Just For Decoration handcrafts all sorts of bracelets — from survival to adjustable — as well as dog leashes and lanyards, and he’ll customizable items upon request.

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Deborah Gullo with Simple Man will have on display her line of affordably priced, salon-quality products that men need from the shower to the sink to the mirror.

Shannon Bird of Buybybirdie_crochet creates cold-weather accessories, such as scarves, fingerless gloves and hats of all styles, as well as home décor items — and can customize her creations upon request.

Liz Carey Evans of Paparazzi is always unveiling new styles in necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings — many in coordinated combinations to accessorize both casual and classical looks. Her “bling it on” fashion-forward jewelry and other accessories are all priced at “five bucks.”

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. For coupons, discounts and updates, text waheguru to 51660.

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


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