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Make a Ruffled Fabric Corsage

For Craft Revival tomorrow, the ladies of Handmade Detroit made corsages for the first 50 mom shoppers! There are four different kinds, each from different materials and using unique techniques. These are the corsages I made, from vintage fabric and buttons of course! For those of you who can’t make it to the fair, here’s [...]

Mix Tape!

Craft Revival is tomorrow! I’m excited to be selling (and shopping!) with 25 other amazing vendors – you can check out all the previews of what to expect at Also, Handmade Detroit is now accepting applications for vendors for Craft Faire at Maker Faire Detroit! Read all about it and apply here. Kim made [...]

Craft Revival This Saturday!

Craft Revival – Handmade Detroit’s spring show -is this Saturday! DJ Dave Lawson (you may remember his jams at DUCF day one) will be spinning while 25 indie crafters show off some of their spring stock – perfect for shopping for Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day too!). Reware Vintage will be there selling record jewelry [...]

Mix Tape!

I was super bummed to hear about Davy Jones’ passing this week. The Monkees were my favorite band as a kid – the first band that I really was passionate about. My best friend and I danced to their song Cuddly Toy in the 4th grade talent show, and I really feel like my Monkees [...]

Detroit Urban Craft Fair this Weekend!

This weekend is one of my most favorite weekends of the whole year – it’s Detroit Urban Craft Fair! This year DUCF is in a new home, The Detroit Masonic Temple, and the fair is 10-7 on Saturday, 11-6 on Sunday.

Maker Faire Detroit

I was so happy to be a part of Maker Faire Detroit again this year! I was only able to be there (it was at the Henry Ford) on Sunday, and it was so busy I didn’t get to walk around at all…but it looked so cool on my way in and out! Next year [...]

Craft Revival

Craft Revival was so much fun! See more pictures on my Flickr. Highlight of the fair? Meeting a guy who actually signed his driver’s license “Ted Nugent”, and the Secretary of State actually didn’t notice…for over 10 years now! He bought a Ted Nugent notebook from me, and of course, I gave him a discount [...]

Baby Roy’s Party Under the Big Top

Our baby shower was SO much fun! Lish and Nick sure know how to throw a party, and with help from the Handmade Detroit family and extended family, it was just about the cutest thing ever. This was the foyer as you walked in – Carey got the elephant and seal designs from a vintage [...]

Detroit Urban Craft Fair

It was simply amazing. and packed. rewarding full of reunions friends and love. Big thanks to all of my friends and family (especially my dad!!!) who came out in support of Detroit’s artists and crafters, all of the amazing vendors – you all are seriously inspiring, our fantastic volunteers, the entire Fillmore staff, and everyone [...]

Detroit Urban Craft Fair Finds

My scores from Detroit Urban Craft Fair! First, I had to the get the limited edition Chris Gorski (of Detroit GT) designed DUCF 5 T shirt for myself. The Spirit of Detroit all crafted out? Genius! Handmade Detroit also got baby and toddler tees printed for the first time ever – baby Nixon will be [...]