Dazzle guests and trick-or-treaters with these bright and colorful serving bags. All you need are a few materials, like muslin bags, pencils, scrapbook paper and paint.
Turn off the highway, go up a patched-over county road in northeast Monroe County, out past the soybean fields, keep going, and then, down a gravel drive screened by the young oak growth, with the bigger trees out behind. That’s where you’ll find it.
Upstairs, opposite the train tracks, a bearded man sits near a window, quietly working. His booth is less cluttered than most in Relics, but the walls are lined with sepia-toned artwork, a few splashes of color here and there. The man, Alfred L. Jones, doesn’t dip his paint brushes into a palate; instead, three small Rubbermaid containers. In them, coffee.