About Me

Hi there! I’m Bethany Nixon. I’m a mom to two kiddos, wife to my teenage sweetheart, and 1/3 of Handmade Detroit, the organizers of the Detroit Urban Craft Fair! I am a collector of vintage T shirts and Dr. Martens, a thrift store explorer, and a bit crazy about crafting.

I’ve sold vintage clothing for 17 years now, as a buyer for brick and mortars in Michigan, on Ebay, Etsy, and now here on this website for 10 years. I still love curating collections to sell all these years later, and love to share my finds here – both the ones for sale in the shop, and the ones we keep on the blog. When I find something that could use a little crafty love for modern life, I happily will make vintage records into jewelry, books into new notebooks, fabric into infinity scarves or embroider record jackets to make new artwork.

I am just as inspired by a unique design as I am by popular labels and vintage trends. I feel that great design should be available to everyone – every size, shape and budget. I want to sell you vintage and handmade goods that you will still love years from now, and will last just as long. I am always happy to hunt for whatever you might be looking for, and I do have wholesale pricing on all of my upcycled vintage crafts. Have a question about the blog, an item, a search or anything else? Contact me!