Crafty Find: Frank’s Nursery & Crafts Basket

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My boyfriend earned even more points today when he spotted this Frank’s Nursery & Crafts shopping basket at a garage sale we were at. I bought it immediately, hoping to store Fabric scraps in it. Any folks out there remember Frank’s?

22 thoughts on “Crafty Find: Frank’s Nursery & Crafts Basket

  1. mollie says:

    I LOVED Frank’s and miss it so much! I still find supplies with Frank’s tags around the house…

  2. Pawdua says:

    I’d offer to buy it if I thought you’d you would sell. I worked there for three years. Turned me into the drafter I am today. So miss that place. Daisy Kingdom anyone.

  3. Heather says:

    I miss Franks so much! I remember a Donnie & Marie miniature working 35mm camera that I got from there. We didn’t get to go there often because with 3 girls who loved to craft it was never a quick or inexpensive trip. I worked in one for a few months in 1989, it wasn’t the best idea I ever had as a very large portion of my paycheck went right back to them, LOL.

  4. Jupiter says:

    My hubby works at a grocery store and they constantly throw out baskets that have nothing wrong with them so he brings them home. They’re great for organizing toys.

  5. LindaSonia says:

    I remember Franks and I STILL miss it!!! :(

  6. Nancy says:

    Awesome that you got the basket!
    There was a Franks in Ohio when I lived there in 2002 – they had already shut down many of them. I like the store because they had the nursery which was a cool bonus!

  7. Sara says:

    There’s still a Frank’s sign up on Schoolcraft off of I-96 in Livonia, MI (?). I still do a double take, hoping there’s one left.

  8. Sara says:

    “Beautiful things begin at Frank’s…Frank’s Nursery and Crafts” That was their commerical jingle. I loved Frank’s!

  9. Bee says:

    I loved everything about Franks. Most of all I loved the way it SMELLED in there.

  10. Joan says:

    I loved Frank’s. I still miss that store. I would go in just to look. I too have items with their Frank’s price tags on them.

  11. Cat says:

    i worked at a Frank’s in HS (18 years ago, ugh)… best job i ever had :) except when i got ribbon organizing duty. totally miss them, and jealous of your new basket!

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