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Scallop Shell Wreath | Nantucket, MA

Scallop Shell Craft Ideas

~by Cara Godlesky~ Even before you set up your Christmas tree or decorate your home for the holidays, getting the family together to make decorations can be fun for all ages. Family scallop season started October 1 with the commercial season ramping up from November 1. Whether you harvest and …

Arts & Crafts for Fall

Inspired by Nantucket history, the Nantucket Historical Association’s 1800 House program is dedicated to celebrating and reviving Nantucket’s rich tradition of historic decorative arts and crafts.   To continue that mission, the NHA offers historic arts and crafts courses taught by artisans from Nantucket and around the world in the restored …

Hands-on History

Hands-On History for Families

Looking for something to do with your kids on Nantucket this summer?  The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) invites children and their caregivers to Hands- On History, an annual summer program full of crafts and activities for the whole family.  This program is offered daily in July and August from 1:30 …

Leslie Linsley

Nantucket Home Style

by Leslie Linsley “Crafts Are Hot!” is the headline in my current trade decorating magazine. The forecast for trends in interior design promote the idea of handmade accessories in well designed residential as well as commercial spaces. While we have always appreciated handmade things, right now craft items are more …