Bethany Nixon

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

City Bird Expands!

We are very happy to hear that City Bird has gone through a big expansion – over 50% more sales floor. They also just celebrated their 5 year anniversary, what…

Indietroit Obsessed

Have you discovered Indietroit yet? I’ve been loving this Tumblr, focused on “Independent retail, crafters, thrifters, artists and DIYers that keep Detroit moving”. Check it out and find some fun…

Check Off that Shopping List Locally

Need a few last presents to finish your holiday shopping list? Here’s three more ways to shop local and support Metro-Detroit makers! DIYpsi is being held on Saturday & Sunday…

DUCF in the News

DUCF has been in the news a lot this week, have you see us around? Carey on Fox 2 news Amy in the Metrotimes Bethany in the Detroit Free Press…

RePurpose Chroma-Color by Cari Cucksey at DUCF

We are very excited to have Cari Cucksey of HGTV’s Cash & Cari as a sponsor of Detroit Urban Craft Fair this year! You can find Cari in our sponsor…

Sneak Peek at the Handmade Detroit Booth

We may be slightly biased, but we think this is the finest sweatshirt ever made! You can get these incredibly comfy and stylish sweatshirts featuring our new DUCF logo by…

Meet Our DUCF Poster Printer: Klever Design

We’d like to thank Klever Design for printing all of our DUCF posters & fliers (designed by Warpaint Studios) and our new program sheet again this year. Jason and his…

DUCF Preview at the Southfield Library

Check out a Detroit Urban Craft Fair mini-preview through the month of November at the Southfield Library! The showcase is in the lobby of the library on the first floor,…

Crafty Inspiration at ArtPrize

I was thrilled to be able to go to ArtPrize for the first time last weekend. I’ve been really wanting to see the 3 square mile art competition, and had…

Art & Scraps, Happy Anniversary!

The good people at Arts & Scraps have a big month of October planned, starting this week! First up, Friday October 10th is their 25th Anniversary Gala hosted by Michigan…