Carlie Cripe

Carlie is the administrative & marketing coordinator at Shipshewana Trading Place. You'll see her friendly face in the flea market office during the summer season, and in the fall, she manages the Ship-Chic Craft & Vintage Shows. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with her husband and son, and she loves to upcycle.

Recent Posts

5 Ways to Re-purpose a Sap Bucket

Mar 14, 2019

The sweet smell of spring is in the air here in Shipshewana, Indiana. With the arrival of spring comes the welcoming sight of Maple trees stippled across the countryside, adorned with little metal...

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How to Make a Wine Caddy Using an Old Crate

Feb 14, 2019

We've started a new thing here at the office called "The Auction Challenge." Here's how it works:


First, Anna has to find and bid on an item at the Wednesday Shipshewana Miscellaneous & Antique...

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How to make a Mason Jar Snow Globe Soap Dispenser

Dec 20, 2018

We see the mason jar soap dispensers all of the time, but how about a SNOW GLOBE soap pump? Huh?

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How to Make a Gas Can Jack-o-Lantern

Oct 15, 2018

It's amazing what you can make out of seemingly ordinary items. This easy DIY fall jack-o-lantern decoration was made from a gas can and requires limited materials!

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The (Shipshe)wana Only the Locals Know

May 09, 2017

There are a lot of guides out there that tell you how to “Shop Shipshewana,”  but do you ever wish you could experience Shipshewana, Indiana the same way the locals do? Have you ever wanted to...

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15 Things To Do with Kids in Shipshewana, Indiana

Apr 20, 2017

Shipshewana, Indiana is a great destination for the family. You are sure to make memories with your kids with these family-friendly trip ideas including animal encounters, hand-rolled pretzels,...

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