Posts Categorized: Inspiration

Rock Sugar, a DIY Wedding Show, this Sunday in Ferndale

Blushing Brides-to-be looking for something extra special, a local connection, a handcrafted twist, dare not miss ROCK SUGAR this Sunday, May 8th at The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale. There you’ll…

Attention Crafty Pinups!

Are you crafty AND into pinup modeling? A new pinup contest, Miss Fabulous Flora, is looking for women of all varieties to celebrate their creativity and curves on Saturday, May…

Try This: Selling at a Non-Craft Show!

Carey and I were excited to sell last weekend at the WCSX Rock Swap at Oakland Mall last weekend, but a little nervous too. We both sell crafts that obviously…

Get Your Midwest Craft Con Early Bird Tix Now!

All of us at Handmade Detroit are SO excited for the Midwest Craft Con! If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, the early bird discount tickets are only available until…

Crafty News Roundup!

There is so much crafty awesomeness going on right now! We’re hard at work planning the 10th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair, but wanted to make sure to share all…

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…