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  • fashion

    make a wish

    Oct 14, 2009

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    an old friend of mine is doing something really cool… kael robinson is the founder of brazilets, a company that brings bracelets based on a 200-year-old tradition in brazil to countries all over the world. for years the bracelets have been worn throughout latin america, where it was believed that when the knots come undone (…) Read more »

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    far out

    Oct 14, 2009

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    erica prince is freelancing for our visual team right now, and she’s also a great artist! her work is part of an exhibit called far in far out going on right now at fuel (3rd and arch in philadelphia). erica’s drawings explore the implications of distinct design decisions within interior spaces. by arranging furniture, “art”, (…) Read more »

  • DIY

    wednes-diy

    Oct 14, 2009

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    making a quilt! i have a problem. i never throw anything away. as a result, i have lots of scraps of fabric left over from past sewing projects, and old clothes that don’t fit any more, so i decided it would be fun to try and make a quilt…plus this way i don’t have to (…) Read more »

  • features

    meet your maker

    Oct 13, 2009

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    i love this idea…every sunday from 11am-6pm a one-of-a-kind diy market takes place at the old american can factory in brooklyn. each sunday a different “maker” creates their product live, giving visitors the chance to see how it is made. the makers specialize in a variety of crafts including jewelry, clothing, food and home décor. (…) Read more »

  • music

    tunesday

    Oct 13, 2009

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    welcome to another new feature on the fp blog! each week we will review a new album coming out that we think you all might enjoy. this week…brooklyn band grooms with rejoicer. grooms (formerly known as muggabears) is a trio consisting of emily ambruso, travis johnson and jim sykes. grooms might be another indie band (…) Read more »

  • music

    yer fave bands!

    Oct 13, 2009

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    a few weeks ago, i shared my love of the cure from way back when… well, a couple of you emailed me with your faves…here’s a sampling. i love all these guys (and gals) too! guns and roses nirvana pearl jam pink floyd sonic youth babes in toyland (…) Read more »

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    all you need is love…

    Oct 13, 2009

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    artist stephen powers grew up in west philadelphia, where walls and rooftops were a blank canvas for the former graffiti artist. now, with the help of the philadelphia mural arts program, he has put a spin on the traditional notions of graffiti with love letter. the project is literally his love letter to the city (…) Read more »

  • fashion

    le office style

    Oct 12, 2009

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    a few pix from around the office last week… (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    children of the corn

    Oct 12, 2009

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    i’m stealing some of the warmth of this pic for my brisk monday morning… :) sorry…not sure from where this photo came. (…) Read more »

  • inspiration

    monday quote

    Oct 12, 2009

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    “sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” thich nhat hanh smiling is good to remember on mondays… (…) Read more »

  • food

    apple dumplins

    Oct 11, 2009

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    hi all, one of our planners thought you may like to try your hand at making her apple dumplings! here’s the recipe below… dumpling pastry: 4 cups flour 2 cups shortening 1 cup ice cold water 1 teaspoon salt 4 large apples, peeled and cored 4 tablespoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons cinnamon **NOTE: she indicates (…) Read more »

  • home office

    think pink

    Oct 10, 2009

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    did a scavenger hunt of sorts around the office recently, trying to find hot pink things. it wasn’t really all that hard, but…maybe a fun project for you? just pick a random color/object, and spend a day trying to find it. :) (…) Read more »

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