Fun Stuff! is a Stocking Stuffer Gift Shop

Birmingham business sells gift products for all ages.

Birmingham business sells gift products for all ages.
Birmingham business sells gift products for all ages.

It's always a good time at Fun Stuff!

Chief Fun Officer Denise Kulak recently submitted information about the Birmingham business through the Patch Small Business Spotlight.

Here are her answers.

What does your business offer? 

A year round stocking stuffer gift shop. Promotion of art and creativity at all levels. A five minute vacation. Gift products for all ages. Fun. Colorful. Functional. Most items priced from $1-$40. Every item has a story and every customer shares one. Local handmade items. Books. Games. Activities. Accessories. Scarfs. Folkmanis puppets. Handbags and more.

What's your most popular product or service? 

Folkmanis puppets. Scarfs. Handbags. Handmade baby. Handmade jewelry. Personalized customer service. We care about you.

What's a fact about your business that most customers probably don't know?

Free gift wrapping every day. You can get a cup of coffee or tea just for stopping by. Everyone welcome. 

When was the business founded?

June 2012

How did your business come to be? 

I lost my job. Received a small severance. My husband had the summer off. Years earlier at our place in Frankfort, Michigan while hand painting the sign for "Gary Kulak Sculpture". I asked what about me. My husband asked what do you want to be. I didn't hesitate and said "other Fun Stuff". He painted, "Gary Kulak Sculpture...and other Fun Stuff! That's where the name came from. I took the severance money, bought gift product, set up a shop in the pole barn for the summer. Put out a sandwich board sign and grand opening flags at the street to bring people in. It was such a success that I opened a year round shop in Adams Square in Birmingham after the summer and the Frankfort store in the pole barn is open seasonally.

Why did you choose the area you did?

Both shops are an extension of my life with Gary Kulak and my love for the communities we live in Michigan.

Contact information:

Web: http://otherfunstuff.com/

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birminghammarge.blogspot.com December 15, 2013 at 10:24 AM
Going into the shop, looking at everything and meeting Denise and the others is an absolute delight!
Courteney Allison Child Gettel December 18, 2013 at 08:40 AM
Went into Denise's shop yesterday upon reading the article on the Patch. Had a lovely chat with her. Managed to pick up some lovely gifts for family members. Did you know that she buys things from artists all over the world? I love that! Please stop by this hidden treasure!!!


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