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crafty garage sale.

What’s better than discount prices on home goods at a garage sale? Discount prices on craft supplies at an arts & crafts garage sale! I know, mind blown.

art & craft sale!

Over the weekend I visited Handcraft Studio School for their Craft & Art Supply Garage Sale. Studio instructors and collective members brought out their goods for an afternoon of rummaging delight. There were vintage books, unique buttons, colorful fabrics, and a whole lot of other random and unusual finds.

These punches were very pleasing. My crafty friend and I spent a few minutes here testing out our favorites, and then purchasing them. I got a tree, just in time for Christmas…in ten months. Ha!


Looking through the vintage findings selection trying to come up with a craft project to justify a purchase was just as fun as actually picking something out and buying it.

I recently turned my walk-in closet into a craft “room” and have been gradually sorting and cleaning out my craft explosion. Going to one of these events is dangerous when you’re mid-sort! I did a good job, though. I only did $7 worth of damage. And check out my finds: a tree punch, seven mini canvas tote bags (Plus bonus ribbon holding the bags together! Yes, crafter brain says I can use it!), and 40 Paper Source brand envelopes in reds and greens (That’s 75% off retail!).


We were pleased with our finds, so we celebrated by gallivanting amongst the flowers and with a footoshoot…and pizza.

I can’t wait for another fun event at this studio. Perhaps I’ll get to take a class with them soon. In the meantime, let’s swoon over this wall of goodies.

wall of wonder.

For all you garage sale enthusiasts out there, what has been your best sale find? Share below. Add a buyer tip while you’re at it. 

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