one of the girls here at the office told me about this awesome DIY project that she’s going to try, and i think i might have to try it as well! it is so simple and there are so many fun things you can do with it…
what you need:
1. some pretty paper – this would be a great way to reuse your old free people catalogs!
2. punches in whatever shape or size you want – i love the idea of using varying sizes.
3. some zots (clear adhesive dots) and 3d-dots (sticky foam cubes) to add some dimension by placing the butterflies at varying heights, like this:
4. a picture frame with 3d mat board
once you have your paper picked out, start punching! lay out the shapes on a piece of paper as you punch, in whatever pattern you feel like. then you’re just going to attach them using the zots and 3d dots, placing the shapes at varying heights.
lollychops has a really great step-by-step tutorial if you need more direction:
today’s tunesday album is the new one from beach house, called teen dream!
i first heard of the duo when i saw grizzly bear in concert and victoria legrand of beach house was there to sing the backup vocals on “two weeks.” she has a beautiful voice that has drawn comparisons to nico and stevie nicks, and i can definitely see the similarities- especially on songs like “zebra” which sounds like it could be from the 70s. beach house’s music is often described as “dream pop”, their album is called “teen dream,” and it was recorded in a church in upstate new york called dreamland…so it’s hard not to use dreamy when describing their music- but it is just that. it feels like the type of music that would be playing in the background in your dreams, or walking through a field of flowers, or, appropriately enough, taking a stroll on the beach.
now take a listen to some tunes from the new album!
good morning! with today being tunesday, i thought i’d share some videos from la blogotheque. if you’re not familiar with the site, you should definitely check it out. it’s a french site that features new videos each week of an acoustic performance by an artist or group in the street, at a bar, in a park, or any random place in the city. the videos are really amazing…check out these performances by bon iver and phoenix:
so if you’re a fan of free people on facebook, you probably know about a little thing we’ve been doing called “fp me,” where we asked our fans to submit photos of themselves in a free people inspired look. we then randomly selected one each day to be our profile picture for the day. well we got some amazing photos! here are just a few of our beautiful fans…
I love how simple her outfit is. However, considerations were made to make it look super sexy-Thigh high boots and a cluster of jewelry. I’m Lovin layering my jewelry at the moment, the more the merrier I say!
With that in Mind, I have my eyes on these beauties from FreePeople(above)
stream is a photograph projection show curated by jennilee marigomen, who i posted about last weekend. it’s taking place tonight in baltimore (pent house gallery) and LA (space 15 twenty), and if you’re able to attend either one, DO. among the many photographers in the show is marcelo gomes, who we posted about on our blog back in august…his work is unbelievable: