The Get Up And Get Down: Crafts For The Modern In Us All

The Get Up And Get Down: Crafts For The Modern In Us All

Abby Stone
Sep 8, 2010

Just about a year ago, Apartment Therapy posted about Nick Maggio's blog, A Time To Get — a tribute to California culture and cool. Now, he's got a new blog celebrating the art of craft: The Get Up and Get Down.

The Get Up And Get Down is a mecca of crafts, both the kind handmade by other people but customized for you, and the kind you make yourself. Nick vetes his picks through the same sensibility — clean, classic, California modern — that characterizes his other blog, with the goal of becoming a resource for all things crafty cool. You'll find tutorials on furniture, simple gadgets and tactile accessories, all assembled under one roof and presented in a way that harkens back to Don Draper's time and suggests that the crafts you find here — whether you make them or buy them — will be strong, sturdy and built to last and age well.

Check it out: The Get Up And Get Down. Make something. Send us pictures of the results.

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