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

DIY Street Fair is Here!

A welcome sign of the arrival of fall, the DIY Street Fair begins tomorrow (Friday, September 12th) with a killer line up of crafters, artists, bands, craft food and beer…

Maker’s Mart Call for Entries

Our pals over at Handmade Toledo are hosting their holiday show, Maker’s Mart, on November 22nd at the new Handmade Toledo space, and are now calling for entries from crafters…

DIY Street Fair is Back!

We are very happy to hear that DIY Street Fair has announced that the fair is back on for 2014! Crafters, you can get your application in now on the…

Detroit Urban Craft Fair Applications are Open!

Applications are now open for the 9th Annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair! This year’s DUCF will be on December 6th & 7th at the historic Masonic Temple in Detroit, and…

Ponyride’s Summer Makers Market

From Ponyride: We are participating in the Detroit Love celebration and will be hosting a summer makers market during Corktown day on July 19th. We will be looking for all…

June 18th: National Day of Making

President Obama has declared June 18th, 2014 as the National Day of Making, and the White House is hosting it’s first ever Maker Faire today to celebrate! How are you…

Berkley Art Bash Saturday

The Berkley Art Bash is back again tomorrow, and we are excited to see lots of our local favs will be there! Check out the full list of vendors here,…

Farewell, Naka

We are sad to see our friend-store and DUCF supporter from the very beginning, Naka, closing it’s doors. This Ferndale shop had become a favorite store for so many people…

Pop Up Shop Call for Entries

Want to Pop-Up your crafty business? REVOLVE Detroit and Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation are now looking for two businesses to fill new pop-up shops in the Grandmont Rosedale community! Open…

Mother’s Day Embroidery DIY

If you are looking for a last minute Mother’s Day gift to make, I’d suggest a simple embroidery of your family’s handprint. After seeing this project on Pinterest last fall,…