Handmade Holiday: Randolph Street Holiday Market

Happy New Year! Here’s to lots of sweet somethings in 2013. :) A few weeks ago, while searching for gifts at the Randolph Street Holiday Market, like the barrel of monkeys above, I discovered these nifty belt ties, crafted by Rachel of Green Hide. She also had some cool recycled buckle jewelry. At the time,Continue reading “Handmade Holiday: Randolph Street Holiday Market”

Eggnog Cookies

Sugar and spice make the holidays extra nice. I found this recipe for Eggnog Cookies on Your Cup of Cake, and thought they would be perfect to bake up for a few holiday parties this year. The cookies come out light and fluffy, almost cake-like, and the glaze and sprinkled cinnamon on top packs inContinue reading “Eggnog Cookies”

Handmade Holiday: Renegade Craft Fair

Earlier this month, a friend and I moseyed over to theĀ Renegade Craft FairĀ in search of holiday gifts for our friends…and ourselves. ;) Apparently, the fair started in Chicago in 2003, and has since expanded to other select cities, too, including BK. (Brooklyn in the house!) The holiday market was a super cozy affair, hosted inContinue reading “Handmade Holiday: Renegade Craft Fair”

Seatbelt Handbags

While home for the holidays, I spent some time with my parents browsing through the collections at the Detroit Institute of Arts Museum. (At the moment, there’s a cool exhibit about Picasso and Matisse, which tells a story about their different techniques by examining their sketches and prints.) As is customary for our family’s museumContinue reading “Seatbelt Handbags”