Natasha works on a mock.

I love the dress Ryanne is wearing today!
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Meredith & Jamie working away!
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Fritz casts a glance my way as he cutely guards the buyer’s room…
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These bowls of different colored dye look really cool!
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Oanh takes a break from dyeing to discuss labels with Jessie.
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Steph chuckles at my not-so-sneaky approach…
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Johanna creating some sequined sweetness.

Laura Wiertzema -Mar 13, 2009, 12:43AM
OMG. Can you tell Oanh hello for me? I went to CSULB with her (studying fashion design!) I am the VM at the Anthropologie in Newport Beach CA. I had no idea she worked for the company! What a small world!
yttr -Mar 10, 2009, 12:19PM
yeah, ryanne's dress is amazing. whoever gave her that must be really incredible.

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barcode revolution

Barcode Revolution creates these specialized barcodes for a number of major Japanese brands. I love them! I have often wondered why we don’t do something creative with barcodes – I hope this idea makes it to the US!
Also, don’t you think one of these would look cool as the graphic on a tee-shirt? Maybe the castle one…
Via HoobyPrincess.

johnd -Mar 12, 2009, 12:34PM
actually, i've seen target do this on a hangtag for their reusable bag program. they have trees "growing" out of the bar code. cleverness for sure.

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awesome sliding house!

This is just amazing! A man in Suffolk UK built this incredible glass house, with a slide-over cover, for he and his wife to retire in… I would love to live here!

Via Archidose.

Faith -Mar 09, 2009, 7:30PM
That. Is. Freakin. AWESOME! Want want want! ~F
Jess -Mar 09, 2009, 7:08PM
I live in Suffolk and I don't know where it is! Suffolk isn't THAT big but too big to try and track it down without any hints. I love it!

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Our newest catalog drops today! We’re super excited about this book and can’t wait to hear what you think. We shot it in a studio rather than on location, stripped it down and really focused on the models and the clothing and the styling.
Check out the photos online (or check your mailbox) and let us know what you think! Some “behind the scenes” info coming at you tomorrow, so check back then.

bobite -Jun 02, 2009, 12:24PM
i love this catalog, good luck for the next..
Kia -Mar 12, 2009, 2:22PM
I love this outfit! I could definitely see myself wearing it around town. It looks casual, but hip.

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monique goossens

I completely love these designs by Monique Goossens! Especially the cup with a table and chairs – wow! See more here.
Also, why doesn’t my coffee maker look like this? Too cute!
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Katy -May 04, 2009, 7:53PM
Those bowls are so cute. They remind me of these dishes myNonna had. There was a rooster at the bottom of the bowl and tea cup. It was the only thing that would get me to finish my meals!

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two-tone lips

I appreciate these two-tone lips created by Tom Pecheux for the Emanuel Ungaro show, but I’m not sure if I could pull this look off myself. I want to try it though! What do you guys think? Do you like the look? Would you wear it?
Via A Cup Of Jo & Glamour.

Tara -Mar 27, 2009, 4:19PM
I think it's fun as long as the colors are light...I am going to try it this weekend!
Llana -Mar 15, 2009, 6:22PM
I love it. It kind of makes you do a double take. I think a red on top and pink on the bottom would be fun too. Oh or a coffee color on top and a burnt orange on the bottom. :)

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painted castle

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This is Kelburn Castle in Scotland, which in June 2007 was partially painted by the Sao Paolo Crew, who are Brazilian graffiti artists. It looks so cool! I love to see a castle that is over 500 years old covered in some modern graffiti art! And it’s so detailed! What do you guys think?
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sarah -Mar 27, 2009, 3:38PM
I spy Os Gemeos at work-- I love the yellow faces they paint. I like this idea but the particular artwork is too cartoony and random for me. Big old castles kind of creep me out-- all the elite intimidation and ostentatious wealth. The street art decor warms my heart. It's like an upgrade against classism.
Lindsay -Mar 10, 2009, 10:58PM
whoa. unreal.

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hearty cup

Aren’t these cups so cute? I just love them! Find them on MollaSpace.
…I wonder how hard it would be to make a similar cup except star-shaped? That would be really cool too!
Via Dilly Dallas.

Lucy -Mar 09, 2009, 11:20AM
that is awesome! it's such a simple idea, but nobody has thought of it until now!
LikePorcelain -Mar 08, 2009, 3:06PM
How cute! Even when valentines day is over ;)

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daylight savings time

A note to those of us that observe Daylight Savings Time, today is the day! Don’t forget to turn your clocks forward one hour at some point!
Cool clocks picture via this random website.

girls rock philly!

The awesome week-long musical summer camp Girls Rock Philly is looking for volunteers for it’s upcoming session this August! The all-girls camp targets musical development, self-esteem enhancement, friendship & community building, and nurturing individual talents within a cooperative atmosphere. During the week long camp, the campers form bands, and at the end of the week put on a concert! The campers and volunteers (who do not need to play an instrument or be in a band) have a blast!
They are having a meet-&-greet for volunteers a week from this Sunday. Check out the specifics if you’re interested! There’s also a Girls Rock Portland and a Girls Rock Chicago that I bet are starting to look for volunteers as well!
Below, check out a few of the bands from last year‘s camp. They are so awesome!

Close Encounters
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Dark Angelz
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Electric Bliss
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Iron Tree

bleape -May 13, 2009, 9:19AM
well i love the gitar ----------------------------- bleape Baby Clothes
Megan -Mar 29, 2009, 1:33PM
Thanks for the post about Girls Rock Philly! We are happy to announce our camp dates for 2009 - August 3 - 8. This year, campers will even get a professional recording of their band! Applications are now online: http://www.girlsrockphilly.org/campers/camp-application/

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You may remember a while ago when we first got our pet-camera, and Trixie tried it out for us. The camera clips to your pet’s collar and takes a picture once a minute so that you can see their view of the world! Well, today we had a new photographer try out the pet-cam for us! Meet Pilgrim, the sweet dog of Carrie, our Assistant Art Director.

Pilgrim wore the pet-cam for a while today and showed us the home office from a doggy point of view! His pictures are pretty fun, check them out below!
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A paw!
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Lucy -Mar 07, 2009, 10:04PM
That is awesome! Keep them coming please =) that title animation is pretty cool too!

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Isn’t this tea bag crazy? Korean designer Wonsik Chae came up with this idea for a light in the shape of a tea bag! Each time you dip the bag in and out of the water, like regular tea, it gets darker – or rather, brighter! The bag has florescent chemicals in it that react with the water and glow. Reminds me of those old party glow-sticks!
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pruittfpgirl -Mar 09, 2009, 9:44AM
Hey Keeya! To work for Free People you have to be 18 years old. Hope this helps! xo p
keeya -Mar 07, 2009, 2:30PM
just a quick question, what age do you have to be to get a job in a free people store? or what age are most of the people that work there? is a 16 year old too young? thanks!

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