I’m excited to announce the very first Prairie Style File monthly giveaway — your choice of two very cool gift packages from the folks at Unglued. I’ll be doing monthly giveaways from now on, so be sure to check back often, subscribe to Prairie Style File via email (you can register just to the right of the first photo in this post), add the site to your RSS feed or follow Prairie Style File on Facebook to get all the contest updates. Here’s how to qualify to win:
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The indie craft event of the season arrives when dozens of artists and artisans take over the Plains Art Museum for the annual Unglued Craft Fest. This isn’t your grandma’s craft fair — although you should definitely invite her, because she’ll probably like it. The Unglued Craft Fest showcases artists and craftspeople who put their own stamp on traditional methods — or invent innovative new methods — and create unique and often handmade and upcycled items with a modern twist.
If you’re into unique gifts, non-grandma-ish crafts and shopping that will make you smile, you have to check out the Grand Opening events at Unglued on September 6th, 7th and 8th. There are more than 60 local and regional artists represented at Unglued, and they sell the most transfixing assortment of gifts. It’s all handcrafted or vintage, but with a decidedly modern — and usually witty — edge. I have a personal weakness for the scarves and prints by local artists, but these