U.R.U.,1113 Massachusetts St., offers a mix of new and vintage items, including locally made soy candles, shampoo, conditioner, lotion and body spray.
1109 Gallery, 1109 Massachusetts St., offers a wide selection of art and handicrafts.
The leather Jennifer Fortune uses in her jewelry is primarily from local deer. Fortune is the owner of Miss Fortune's Creation Station, 726 Massachusetts St., where she sells her handmade jewelry.
Hello Kitty pumpkin decorating kit.
Angry Birds pumpkin decorating kit.
Witch pumpkin decorating kit.
We found that faux pumpkins typically cost more than real ones, but they will last more than one season.
Black and white faux pumpkins provide a different look.
Sparkly crackle pumpkin.
Dinosaur pumpkin decorating kit.
Kits to give your pumpkin a body.
Faux pumpkins are available in different sizes, shapes and colors.
Metallic foam pumpkin.
Delicious: Megan Stuke’s pumpkin mashed potatoes can be served in the hollowed-out bottom of the pumpkin used to make it.
Nutritious: Sarah Henning’s pumpkin spice chocolate smoothie can be a breakfast, snack or dessert.
These baby washcloths have soft flannel on one side and a cute cotton print on the other. They’re a quick and easy project and can be paired with the hooded baby blanket from a previous column for a handmade baby gift set.
A vintage dress from Salvation Army, 1601 W. 23rd St., was turned from a matronly frock into separates offering many options with a few simple cuts and stitches. The cut-apart sleeveless top and skirt can be worn together.
The skirt was cut to be shorter in the front than in the back, a current trend.