Author Archives: Scott

Thrift Store Find: Kitchy Old Fashioned Glasses

Usually kitchy barware doesn’t do it for me, but I thought these were cool. We found two old fashioned glasses with a recipe printed right on them.  The vibrant fruit images were screen printed on and are holding up well.  These will be a great addition to our bar (once we find a house with one). read more »

Holiday Event Schedule 2012

We’re extremely happy to be a part of both I Made It! for the holidays and Handmade Arcade this holiday season!  We’ll be selling our etched glass at I Made It! for the holidays and doing our Draw Your Own T-Shirt offering again at Handmade Arcade. This along with our Etsy shop also means that read more »

The Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire is next Saturday!

We’re excited to be apart of the second annual Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh next Saturday, September 22nd.  We will be doing our “Draw Your Own T-Shirt” offering again.  So, think about what you want to draw and come find us near the entranceway to the Theater in the lower read more »

Flea Market Find: Darth Vader Belt Buckle

We decided to start showing off some of our more interesting flea market and yard sales finds here on our blog.  This has little to do with our business but it give us a chance to practice with photography more and it mixes things up here with some different content. This is an original Star read more »

The Little Things

The cloth bags we had for I Made It Market last weekend where completely hand made just days before the event. The fabric was purchased at the local Goodwill.  We cut and sewed the bags in an evening (which went pretty late) and I screen printed our logo and URL the next night in our read more »

The Federal Glass Company – Executive Glasses

Today we got our hands on two dozen 5oz “Executive” glasses from The Federal Glass Company in Columbus, Ohio.  There isn’t a date on the box, but if I would have to guess: they’re from the 60′s or 70′s. After some research we think these glass were fairly common and will etch them or use read more »

The Logs Never Lie t-shirt

I’ve worked in technology for over ten years now.  Even though those days are behind me, I’ve done my time on the front lines answering support calls.  I believe it is one of the hardest jobs in the field. There is nothing more frustrating than a user who tells you that your logs lying.  I’m read more »

Custom Etched Beer Mug

Just a quick update tonight. Over the last couple months we’ve been putting together our glass etching setup and we’re finally ready to put it to work.  It wasn’t long until we got our first job and we’re happy how they came out. These beer mugs were made for groomsmen gifts, each customized with initials.  read more »

Cactus Love T-shirt, hot off the press!

Tonight we’re spending a little time organizing our stock and making a t-shirt for a friend of ours.  This is the Cactus Love T-shirt we have on Etsy, but she wanted it on a black tee.  Remember that we have a stock of t-shirts and colors that we can use, so if you are interested read more »

Hack Pittsburgh Flag

A few months ago we did a flag for HackPGH, the local hackerspace.  It made it’s debut at the first Pittsburgh Mini Maker Faire but it now hangs over the shop’s door to help locate the shop for newcomers.   Here it is right before we delivered it. Here is how it flies now!  The read more »