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Brookfield Manor's Craft Boutique

by: HB News staff writer
Posted: August 12, 2019


Two rows of vendors line one of the streets of Brookfield Manor's Boutique & Craft Fair


HUNTINGTON BEACH...Early Saturday morning, August 10th. Joanne Caiazzo with her two daughters, Dawn and Jessica Coppolino were busy overseeing and coordinating that vendors found their spaces to park their vehicles to unload their sales items for the day's Big Top boutique event at Brookfield Manor near Brookhurst Street and Garfield Street.

Joanne Caiazzo (center) with daughters Jessica and Dawn Marie


This event found two long rows of vendors lining one of the mobilehome park's streets in front of the park's clubhouse and several more vendors setup their items inside the clubhouse.

"We have 56 vendors selling this day," said Caiazzo. "Most of the vendor's items are unique and one-of-a-kind pieces."

Vendors spent the early morning setting up their tables with items and some with rack to hold clothing and sales wares.



Residents of the park came out early to see what beautiful offerings were to be found.

By 9:00 a.m. drivers began pulling in from Garfield and just as quickly filled the parking spaces on the park's streets.

One vendor by the clubhouse's entrance was Jessica Coppolino and her original handmade jewelry. Buyers could have an original bracelet of colorful beads made just for her by Coppolino.

Jessica Coppolino with her original handmade jewelry display



One park resident, Luanne Pisarski, had a few tables filled with photos of animals


Along the street were tables filled with hand sewn and crocheted crafts, original artworks, decoupage, handmade scented soaps and succulents.

Pure, all-natural, handmade soaps and scrubs created by Sonja Morrissey


At the last event Judi Hall was hidden in a corner of the clubhouse trying to show off her handmade bags. But at this day's event Hall was out front having candy leis for sale.

Judi Hall with candy leis





Inside the park's clubhouse more vendors were setting up their displays of unique gift items.

Flavorful honey was the specialty of Marisela and Liz


Victoria Fagan with her display of succulents


Handmade jewelry


Clothing and knitwear were featured inside the clubhouse


"We have managed to replace all the old Masonite tables at our clubhouse with new lightweight 6’ folding tables, and recently bought 2 new pop up tents for the patio area from the sale of spaces. We also chose to make a $200 donation to Robyne’s Nest for needy teens so they have proper footwear for back to school," said Caiazzo.

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