Posts Categorized: Inspiration

The Show-stopper: When people take photos of your work (and how you deal)

When you bring work to a art/craft show there’s lots of unknowns, new eyes, repeat customers, new audience. You jive and flow with the people, comments, conditions and hopefully sales, and…

Craft Night!

March is National Craft Month, and to celebrate Carey, Bethany and I decided to dig into our vintage craft books and find a project to do together for craft night. …

Make Your Own Makeup with Brazen Beauty Lounge!

Brazen Beauty Lounge in Ferndale is hosting a DIY Mineral Eyeshadow class later this month, and classes are limited to just 10, so sign up quick! Sandria will help you find…

Big Eyes Inspired Crafting

Ringing in the new year, we Handmade Detroit gals decided our first order of business was to have some fun and see the new  Tim Burton movie, Big Eyes. The…

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…

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…