Don’t forget about our internet craft party! Do you love to create and craft? Do you have a favorite craft project? Is there something you’ve made that is so wonderful that you want to show us how? We would love to see it!
We’re hoping that all the Free People girls out there will send us their favorite craft projects!
Send us your project with pictures (and step-by-step instructions if applicable) at email@example.com! Be sure to include your name, town, and website or blog if you’ve got one!
We will be trying our hand at the projects ourselves, as well as featuring some of them on the blog!
For inspiration, check out these revamped Altoid tins! I am so amazed at the clever things people have thought of to do with them!
A few days ago, our customer service representatives received this little note: Dear Free People,
I receive your catalogs in the mail…thank you. I have a question in regards to your November 2008 catalog.
On pages 25 and 35, is it possible for you to tell me what lipstick color/brand they are?
We asked our make-up artist, Deanna, to help us out with this question, and she told us exactly how she made-up the model’s lips! I thought I’d share her answer with you: Prepare the lip with a little Eucerin ointment- just enough to moisten the lip.
Then press Make Up For Ever Star powder (loose) in iridescent fuschia into lip, concentrating color more on the center of lips, then build to desired intensity.
Most Make Up For Ever products can be purchased at Sephora!
These great pictures are from the first issue of Wassenaar, a new online photography magazine that I am enjoying very much! Definitely check it out if you like photography! These particular photos are by Alexander Binder, Andrés Marroquín Winkelmann, and Justin James Reed, from top to bottom. Check out Wassenaar if you want to see more!
I love this “graffiti” using moss, created by Anna Garforth and Elly Stevens. They call the project MOSSenger. I wish I could figure out how they got the moss to be on the wall in those letters like that! I can’t find any information on the project that elaborates on the process very much. Still, very cool! For more pictures and information, check out this post on Yatzer!
Design For Mankind shared a link for Peter Thuvander’s library bus, serving the streets of Sweden.
Peter designed the bus with Martin from the design collective Muungano and the graphics were done by Fredrik Forsberg at THEY GRAPHICS. The bus, of course, offers books as well as internet, computer games, a music listening station, and even a small cinema.
I wish this would roll down my street! I would definitely spend some time hanging out.
I love these photos by Matthew Carden with little people figurines depicted living and working among different foods. Carden is a commercial food photographer and married to a chef. I can’t explain the work much better than what’s on the site, so check out the description below.
“Carden sets out in his art work to make viewers more aware of what they eat and to simply think about food as an integral part of our world. His photographs juxtapose figures with seemingly colossal broccoli, macaroons, chicken wings and the like, and speak of abundance and the ultimate waste produced on a daily basis in our land of plenty. Despite looming issues, the blurry, dreamy quality of Carden’s work allows the viewer a whimsical space to enjoy the pure pleasures of food. Carden sets out in his art work to make viewers more aware of what they eat and to simply think about food as an integral part of our world. His photographs juxtapose figures with seemingly colossal broccoli, macaroons, chicken wings and the like, and speak of abundance and the ultimate waste produced on a daily basis in our land of plenty. Despite looming issues, the blurry, dreamy quality of Carden’s work allows the viewer a whimsical space to enjoy the pure pleasures of food.”
Don’t you just love the sun dried apricots?
found via Bloesem
These are the awesome self-portraits of Levi van Veluw, a graduate of Artez Art School in Arnhem, the Netherlands. They are so interesting to look at! Check out Levi’s site for more information and a really cool video featuring what is arguably his best landscape!
Our November catalog just came out a couple days ago, and I think it is just gorgeous! I wondered though, which catalog from this autumn has been your favorite so far?
Below are the covers from the last three catalogs. If you click the name of the month above the picture, it will take you to the main FP website, where you can look at the inside of each catalog online, in case you need a reminder before you pick your favorite! September