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Interested or involved in making decorative, artistic objects, typically ones perceived as quaint or homespun.‘artsy-craftsy gift shops’
picturesque, charming, sweet, attractive, pleasantly old-fashioned, old-fashioned, old-world, toytownView synonyms
- ‘To some extent these suspicions are founded, and San Miguel certainly has its fair share of arty-crafty shops and easels on street corners.’
- ‘With restaurants, shops and lots of arty-crafty places, it's a joy to wander around.’
- ‘It's clear I like clothes - I do a few artsy-craftsy things, decorate T-shirts, jeans - but, whenever they see someone with their own style, they say they love it, but then they wanna change it!’
- ‘His artsy-craftsy zoo has a wide range of snakes, alligators, canines, dinosaurs, kangaroos, horses, dolphins, apes, chimpanzees et al.’
- ‘Each member will contribute a paint-by-numbers to the show, but they're each working on arty-crafty projects as well.’
- ‘Huaihai Zhonglu, for example, is lined with stores whose shop windows are adorned with expensive, luxury clothing, dazzling jewellery and arty-crafty bric-a-brac, etc.’
- ‘Well, a little arty-crafty silliness came in handy today.’
- ‘Perhaps she should have read Charles Johnson on the subject; in his hands, creative writing courses lose every bit of their artsy-craftsy stigma and begin to sound like, well, real work.’
- ‘Your artsy-craftsy side may be content to watch the sculptors and glassmakers, but there are classes for those who want a more hands-on experience.’
- ‘It actually started out as one of my more brilliant artsy-craftsy inventions, born during an extra long rainy season.’
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