Wild Things and Tools For Taming


I am gearing up for a week in the Pacific North West where I will be meeting with craftsmen, visiting with friends, and spending a few days hiking at Mt. Hood. It is the first of hopefully many trips around the United States in an effort to further tell the makers' story. Of course as my planning began, I visited my favorite nature inspired online shop, Mouse Trap Vintage. Curated by Philadelphian, Sarah Brown, Mouse Trap offers a "collection of well-made, utilitarian clothing and accessories, rare and antique books, American folk art and unique objects to beautify the home." Sarah's perfectly selected found goods tell a story; one of adventure, discovery, and a beautiful sort of simplicity that I often long for. As I dive deep into the pages of Thoreau's Walden, lately, I can't help but imagine myself alone in the woods donning a sun bleached bandana and chore coat. The coat is probably one that belonged to my father with pockets worn from pin and tack and long days of work. Function is always at the forefront but beauty undoubtedly follows.
 


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You can catch Mouse Trap at these 
 UPCOMING PHILADELPHIA-AREA EVENTS:
9/13 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
9/29 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
10/13 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
10/17 Fall/Holiday Market @ Urban Outfitters H.Q.

You can also catch Mouse Trap at these 
UPCOMING PHILADELPHIA-AREA EVENTS:

8/21 Outpost Summer Market @ Urban Outfitters H.Q.
9/1 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
9/7 Phila Flea Market @ Society Hill (On Pine between 3rd & 5th)
- See more at: http://www.makersworkshop.net/2013/09/wild-things-and-tools-for-taming.html#sthash.n2MFn0mx.dpuf
ou can also catch Mouse Trap at these 
UPCOMING PHILADELPHIA-AREA EVENTS:

8/21 Outpost Summer Market @ Urban Outfitters H.Q.
9/1 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
9/7 Phila Flea Market @ Society Hill (On Pine between 3rd & 5th)
- See more at: http://www.makersworkshop.net/2013/09/wild-things-and-tools-for-taming.html#sthash.IcZ13ISz.dpuf
ou can also catch Mouse Trap at these 
UPCOMING PHILADELPHIA-AREA EVENTS:

8/21 Outpost Summer Market @ Urban Outfitters H.Q.
9/1 Brooklyn Flea Philly @ The Piazza
9/7 Phila Flea Market @ Society Hill (On Pine between 3rd & 5th)
- See more at: http://www.makersworkshop.net/2013/09/wild-things-and-tools-for-taming.html#sthash.IcZ13ISz.dpuf
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