Posts Categorized: Inspiration

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…

Shopping SMALL this Saturday makes a big difference

        This Saturday you can kick off your Holiday shopping in the Smallest of ways. SHOP SMALL or Small Business Saturday is an amazing campaign to put…

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…

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,…

DIY: Table Runner and Tray Set, 3 Ways

Did you know that March is National Craft Month? We love celebrating and crafting through the month while we (hopefully) watch the temperatures rise and the snow melt. When we…

The Life You Make Kickstarter

Past Detroit Urban Craft Fair vendor, Dylan Strzynski (of Intl Robot T-shirts) has been working on a film most of us crafters can very well understand – “The Life You…

Genna Cowsert at West Elm

Congratulations to Genna Cowsert, a local graphic designer and the crafter behind Chuppy Love, whose “Apertures” art was selected from over a thousand entries on Minted.com to be printed and…

A Quick Q&A with Ham & Butter

Annette Walowicz’s Ham & Butter is the illustration and graphics business behind the visual branding of Ferndale’s DIY Street Fair. Her work may even be tucked in your own kitchen…

A Quick Weekend DIY

I managed to steal away for an hour this weekend into my sewing space and make these sweet little baby leggings for my daughter out of some vintage owl jersey…

Party Paper Inspiration

How do you decorate for a combo little boy and baby girls’s party? I was faced with that dilemma earlier this summer, and wasn’t sure what to do for a…