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  • inspiration

    junk & shadows

    Jul 17, 2009

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    I can’t even fathom the patience it must take for Tim Noble and Sue Webster to create these amazing pieces! All of their shadow art is created using trash, and each piece takes anywhere from 6 months to a year to complete. It’s amazing that those piles are creating the silhouettes on the wall – (…) Read more »

  • design

    weedrobe wardrobe

    Jul 17, 2009

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    I would love to wear that dress made of flowers in the first picture! All of these clothes are part of an amazing collection by artist Nicole Dextras, called Weedrobes. The pieces are each made entirely of plants, with the hope that it makes one consider our relationship with nature, and the symbiotic relationship between (…) Read more »

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    ricky allman

    Jul 16, 2009

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    There are so many things going on in each of these paintings by Ricky Allman, I feel like I could study them for hours! Every time I look at one of them I feel like I see something in it that I didn’t before! The colors and shapes are pretty great too. Check out more (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    jessica’s cool new shoes

    Jul 16, 2009

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    I was really intrigued when I saw Jessica‘s new shoes! Personally, I’d never seen any like them before, so I figured I’d share them with you! She tells me she got them right here in Philly, and they’re by FLY London. On top of that, they are eco-friendly and really comfortable! I think the soles (…) Read more »

  • features

    Thursday Poll – Edition 51

    Jul 16, 2009

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    It’s poll time my friends! Last week we looked at some of our more sparkly headbands, and though all the options had a good number of fans, the Sequin Halo Headband was still the decisive winner, with over 300 votes! This week I can’t seem to stop perusing all the cute new mini-skirts – maybe (…) Read more »

  • features

    Result: Cuddly Giveaway!

    Jul 16, 2009

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    Congratulations to our winner, chosen at random: Mamatank! i have an ancient pillow that belonged to my mother. i named it Cuddle Pillow because it was made for cuddling and comforting me. for the longest time i thought it’s pillowcase was a strange shade of gray… but yesterday i poured some oxi clean into the (…) Read more »

  • features

    super-fun beach volley tourney this weekend in cali!

    Jul 16, 2009

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    The ladies at our Manhattan Beach store in California gave me a heads-up that there is going to be a really big volleyball tournament right down the street from the store, on the beach! The Manhattan Beach Open Volleyball Tournament is reportedly one of the biggest AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) tournaments of the year, (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    print & pattern

    Jul 16, 2009

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    These gorgeous shots are from an editorial by Steven Meisel that appeared in Vogue Italia in 2003. The first and last photos are particularly eye-catching, don’t you think? Via Fashion Gone Rogue. (…) Read more »

  • design

    bamboo taxi

    Jul 16, 2009

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    These bamboo taxis are so cool! They were commissioned by the mayor of Tabontabon, a town of about 10,000 people in Leyte Province, Philippines. The main method of transportation there is motorcycles, with sometimes up to 6 people crowding onto one bike. Though this method of travel is cheap, it is very dangerous, and not (…) Read more »

  • design

    birthday flower rings

    Jul 15, 2009

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    These paper birthday flower rings by Tithi Kutchamuch and Nutre Arayavanish are so clever! Each ring resembles the birthday flower for one of the 12 months of the year, and you can get them all, or individually as a birthday card for your friend! I love it! Via noquedanblogs. (…) Read more »

  • features

    cuddly giveaway!

    Jul 15, 2009

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    Isn’t this FP teddy bear as cute as can be? He’s very soft and huggable, and he’s looking for a nice cozy home, maybe yours! All you have to do for a chance to have him come live at your house is leave a comment on this post telling about your first or favorite stuffed (…) Read more »

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