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"Artistic Creations and Cultural Awareness" Houghton Lake Local Custom Tip by janetanne

Houghton Lake Local Customs: 2 reviews and 2 photos

  Button and Bead Bracelet
by janetanne

Houghton Lake and the surrounding small towns, are renowned for their antique stores and flea markets, yard sales and church thrift stores. From these sources, one can find all sorts of objects that can cheaply be purchased and 'redone' in various Arts and Crafts projects. All it takes is a little imagination. Many Arts and Crafts fairs are held throughout the summer in outdoor venues where local artists and crafters show their wares.

Here is a recent creation of mine, made from antique buttons that were found in a store in Westbranch, 18 miles East of Houghton Lake.

I love to spend my free time creating artistic things such as jewelry, fabric designs and painting pictures of local objects.

Art is needed in this chaotic world. It gives our minds freedom of expression and is an extension of each unique cultural's experience.

One of my favourite ways of learning about the local people whenever I travel, is through their unique artistic expressions. I hope you too, search for the 'Art' in your travels.

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  • Written Aug 14, 2005
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