Bethany Nixon

Bethany Nixon is a mom, wife, vintage collector, and crafter that leans a little to the weird side. The former organizer of Baar Bazaar in Detroit and thrifting addict makes notebooks, jewelry, embroidered art, clothes and accessories from all things vintage and then blogs about & sells them at RewareVintage.com, along with untouched vintage clothing. She is also on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest for more inspiration, behind the scenes pictures, and possible oversharing. bethany@handmadedetroit.com

Spark Your Creativity with Motor City Float’s Summer Challenge

Feeling a bit creatively drained lately? DUCF friend and sponsor Motor City Float is hosting their annual Float Challenge, and we can’t think of a more relaxing way to rejuvenate…

Meet the Mo Pop Festival’s Craft Bazaar Makers!

We are thrilled to be back at the Mo Pop Festival this year, curating the Craft Bazaar village! We’re showcasing a group of 20 makers and artists from Metro Detroit…

Ann Arbor Wayzgoose & Printing Festival Now Accepting Applications

The Ann Arbor District Library is accepting vendor applications for the first ever Ann Arbor Wayzgoose & Printing Festival! This festival will be August 25, 2018 at the library and…

I Went to Midwest Craft Con and All I Got Was New Skills, Friends and Inspiration

Midwest Craft Con – if you are a crafty biz person and haven’t been, you really gotta go. You know how when you are selling at a show and you…

Rocket: For All Your Shameless Self-Promotion Needs

The first few months of the year are the slow season for my business, and for Handmade Detroit too. In January we get to rest & recharge our creativity a…

VLNTNSDYMRKT – New Home & Looking for Vendors!

VLNTNSDYMRKT, hosted by our friends at POT + BOX is now accepting applications for vendors! This year’s market is now moved to the historic Fisher Building, and we can’t wait…

City Bird for the Holidays!

We were very happy to have City Bird as a sponsor this year at Detroit Urban Craft Fair, because Emily + Andy – the siblings behind City Bird – have…

Still Need Gifts? Shop Detroit Mercantile for the Holidays!

I don’t know about you, but I still need to finish off my holiday shopping list! I shopped at Detroit Urban Craft Fair and a few other local craft fairs…

DUCF 2017 Vendor Preview #10

It’s our tenth and final installment of our vendor previews! See you at the Detroit Urban Craft Fair this weekend to see more of the talented artists we will be…

DUCF 2017 Vendor Preview #9

The fair’s just three days away! Here’s the ninth batch of our vendor previews! Check back every day between now and the Detroit Urban Craft Fair (beginning December 1st) to…