DIY Geometric Lantern / Crafted in Carhartt

Once the holidays have come and gone and all the decorations are put away, it can feel a bit glib around the house. I had a few strands of lights that I thought could be put to better use than sitting in a basement. Go ahead and give those rarely used lights a whole new […]

Global Landscape / Crafted in Carhartt

With all the yard makeover shows and reality TV programs portraying outdoor spaces magically transformed overnight, it’s easy to be fooled into thinking that landscaping is a quick and simple process. Don’t be misled, it’s a tough job. Ellen Suarez of Global Landscape in Syracuse, NY can attest to that first hand. She’s been in […]

Woodworking Aleksandra Zee / Crafted in Carhartt

As all women in woodworking know, you have to be tough as nails on the job. In a male dominated field, often perceived as being pumped full of testosterone and heavy lifting, thick skin is a prerequisite. Just ask San Francisco artist, Aleksandra Zee. A layer of saw dust coating every article of her life […]

SaltWorks Syracuse / Crafted in Carhartt

In an effort to assuage the issues of high unemployment and enormous amounts of demolition waste in the area of Syracuse, New York; Janie Mills and the folks at Near Westside Initiative and Northside Urban Partnership united forces to create Salt Works. This amazing social enterprise pulls in members of the community and teaches them […]

Carhartt Syracuse Store / Crafted in Carhartt

Syracuse, nicknamed the Salt City, due to the salty springs found along Onondaga Lake, has been a major crossroads between canals and railroads and home to many industries; from salt to automobiles and custom machining. Winter can be harsh, but natives handle it like pros just like they’ve mastered the brunt of a hard day […]

what to pack for Syracuse / Crafted in Carhartt

When I pack for a trip, I make sure bring along things that can be used more than once. That goes for clothing and my other road trip hacks. I also take length of the trip into consideration. For a 3 day trip to a cold destination, I bring along 1 pair of pants, a […]

Keeping it Green in the Winter / Crafted in Carhartt

It’s no secret that many houses scattered across the city of Detroit lie in ruin from disuse, vandalism, and fire. Abigail Murray and the folks down at Afterhouse think those lots have a higher calling than eternally falling to pieces. A few years ago a fire ravaged 3347 Burnside, transforming what was once a home […]