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Think back to when you first discovered your favorite hobby – remember that initial passion you felt? That knowledge that you had found something special, something that would inevitably become a part of you.Read More

Ilana Polakiewicz -Mar 07, 2015, 6:26PM
Great tips! Thank you very much.
Amber -Oct 22, 2014, 11:28PM
It's such a weird moment when you follow a link on pinterest and see that the model in the post is someone you went to high school with. You do a double take. The world is crazy small!

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Take a regular-sized object, scale it down to look like something from a tiny universe, and my heart just melts.Read More

Carly Bodolus -May 24, 2015, 12:36AM
What kind of string are you using? Will yarn work ?
Kristie -Jan 31, 2015, 10:10PM
I made this! So awesome! Thank you

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Post image for DIY Boot Chains: Dress Up Your Favorite Shoes For Fall

If they’re not already, boots should most definitely be a staple in your wardrobe. A pair of timeless black ankle boots have the ability to make even the sweetest of summer dresses suddenly feel tough, and take a simple jeans-and-tee look from “laundry day” to date night.Read More

Pat -Aug 14, 2014, 12:32PM
WOW, I love this idea. I had placed a pair of clip on earrings on my flip-flops and then painted the bands with the 'sparkle' nail polish available and they looked so much better!! Pat
Hypnotica Vintage -Aug 14, 2014, 10:07AM
I've been meaning to make some leather boot chains with conchos, but I keep putting off my visit to the cowboy shop for supplies. This might give me a push in the right direction.

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Post image for Transform Your Denim With Leather And Lace

No matter the season, there’s nothing better than the perfect pair of jeans. Read More

Beth -Aug 29, 2014, 1:59PM
I've done some patching using embroidered motifs cut from vintage doilies and runners onto denim and cutoffs. It's also a great way to cover stains in shirts. I cut out lace motifs from a table cloth and sewed them all over a tee starting with the coffee stain I was covering up.
fp julie -Aug 11, 2014, 3:18PM
Liz - I would recommend either hand washing with a very mild detergent or taking them to a dry cleaner (the dry cleaner is most likely your best bet)

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Our August Catalog is a special one.Read More

WildCity -Oct 05, 2015, 6:01PM
I love pinterest, I just foud this wonderful diy. I'm gonna try it!
Amelia Critchlow -Mar 09, 2015, 4:23AM
Looks fantastic! There's something to be said for finally getting digital images out in to real-time print :) I love making artists books. Amelia.x

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Post image for 3 Ways to Customize Your Cut-Offs This Summer

Is there anything more blissful than jumping out of bed on a sunny summer morning and throwing on a perfectly worn-in pair of cut-offs? Read More

Ashton -Aug 21, 2014, 9:38AM
Love these!! I especially love the boyfriend cut offs!
Alice -Aug 12, 2014, 4:22AM
I definitely love the scalloped edge. It looks so cute and fashionable paired with your favorite old jeans! You definitely don't need to buy new jeans to be fashionable, you could use your favorite ones to customize your outfit.

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Post image for DIY Giant Triangle Driftwood Crystal Dreamcatcher

Lately I’ve been doing lots of creating. I usually just gather whatever natural-looking materials I can find, put on some music, light a stick of incense, and see what happens. And these days, I’ve been winding up with lots of triangular dreamcatcher-looking creations.Read More

Priss -Sep 12, 2015, 12:26AM
I love Dream Catchers, And I love your design!! I would like to share them on my daughter's site. She loves them!!!!
Laura -Jun 24, 2015, 9:24AM
Heyy i tried doing this the other day but im so confused about the knots! Can you tell how did you made those knots to be seen 3 stings at the top and 6 at down without making it seem separated from the middle?? Thanks a lot!!

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Post image for 5 Tips For Getting To Know Your New Town

On the eve of my third major relocation, my father quoted Yogi Berra: “You see a fork in the road, you take it.” Read More

Robyn -Sep 05, 2014, 3:53PM
Great tips! Especially looking up travel guides and maps!
Biene -Jul 23, 2014, 1:40PM
great and useful advice, thank you. I'm also about to move to a new town and I'm super excited, but also very scared. I am not much of a socialite, so searching for opportunities to connect with locals is key for me!

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I love getting the opportunity to collaborate with Terrain. Throughout the year, they host fun workshops at their store in Glen Mills,PA. Only a short drive away from our home office, it’s always a treat when I get the chance to visit the store and work with one of the talented gals who work there. This time, I linked up with Megan, the Design By Terrain Supervisor, for a workshop on how to create the perfect desert terrarium!Read More

Mike Klein -Aug 10, 2015, 9:13AM
Nice containers fro desert plants. The glass hole in two areas allows better air flow which is critical in keeping the succulent and cactus roots from rotting. I would be careful with the sand especially since many places sell limestone sand that retains water sand tends to grow algae. Better to use white rocks as topping and mix perlite in the soil to allow better air flow. AdeniumRose company rare and unusual cactus, succulent plants.
Markymark -Apr 06, 2015, 7:40AM
These photos are mint! Thankyou for such a cool post with heaps of eye candy! and inspiration! I saw the angular terrarium on the shelf in there, I want to do something similar with one of these but i'm not sure if the desert look will suit.

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UPDATE: This post originally ran on June 13th 2012, but with the 4th of July just around the corner we wanted to bring it back!Read More

cosmetic laser victoria bc -Oct 21, 2014, 12:28PM
Since I finished that book I've started 4 businesses. An online marketing system is the perfect way to get started online, because you get to build your list and get educated at the same time. A skilled SEO campaigner knows to ease out a complex site and re-structure it to suit real users as well as search engines.
anatgaracia -Apr 05, 2014, 1:59PM
In regards to present day fashion, the fitness world has created a craze of certain items such as gym tank tops and yoga pants that are worn as casual wear by many people on a daily basis, whether they attend a gym or not.

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Post image for How To Grow Your Own Crystals: It All Starts With A Seed

If you were to look on my desk, in my room or though my backpack, sure enough you would find some type of crystal. Read More

Angela -Jul 23, 2015, 11:57PM
Are you able to add food coloring for different color crystals?? Or will that affect it
sarah p. -May 06, 2015, 9:19AM
I just tried this but i added purple food coloring. Turned out beautiful. Thanks for posting this tutorial. :)

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Post image for How To Distress Your Boots The Free People Way

I’m the type of girl who will wear boots all year round.Read More

Joyce Coolidge -Aug 13, 2014, 5:09PM
If your boots are uncomfortable, it's because they don't fit your feet. The methods used in the DYI, and ruing the support of the boots. Part of the reason we like distressed boots, is because each mark is a reminder of some activity. We like stuff with a history. If you like that distressed look, put your boots on (and your big girl panties) and live your life with them on. Don't fake it.
Gen -Jul 17, 2014, 1:07PM
Or you could find some distressed ones for less money at a thrift shop :)

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