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    yarn bombing

    Aug 25, 2010

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    the folks behind all the yarn bombing do some crazy awesome stuff. where were these crutches 5 months ago when i had a broken ankle??? the scooter is my favorite. i want one of those. via knitta please and knit the city. (…) Read more »

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    DIY inspiration

    Aug 25, 2010

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    some DIY inspiration… i saw this on cosmic dust and was just totally blown away by how beautiful it looks. a couple of weeks back i showed you how to make your own dreamcatcher…and here’s a great way to put one to use! use it to hang your earrings :) by the way that’s a (…) Read more »

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    fall store displays!

    Aug 18, 2010

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    like it or not, fall is just around the corner… which of course means new store displays! here are some shots of the new displays at our king of prussia, PA store. the rich colors and the added texture of the yarn is perfect for fall, bringing to mind a cozy knit sweater you just (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Aug 18, 2010

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    i saw this DIY and it immediately reminded me of free people- fabric covered hangers!  i have a bunch of plain old wire hangers in my closet and i think they are in need of a makeover.  all you need is fabric – this would be a great way to reuse old free people bags! (…) Read more »

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    paint it colorful

    Aug 16, 2010

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    i just noticed that lately i’ve been really drawn to face and bodypaint.  i keep saving photos of it. i love how it makes such a bold, colorful statement… but i’m not sure when or if i’d ever be able to pull this off…  if i was going to burning man i would definitely be (…) Read more »

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    tie dye is my bag

    Aug 11, 2010

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    how cool are these tie dye bags? we are using these as packaging for the vintage loves collection and i think they are so beautiful -  plus they were made with love by some of our fp girls right here at the home office. the ingredients: dye in shades of fuchsia, orange, yellow, purple, turquoise (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy: mason jar chandelier

    Aug 11, 2010

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    some DIY inspiration from wanderlust- a jar lantern chandelier! so beautiful. i did some hunting online and found some similar ideas that are so lovely… i really love the idea of putting some sand in the bottom and dropping in a tea candle. i think that would be the perfect outdoor lighting at my family’s (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Aug 04, 2010

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    when i was at a.c. moore the other day getting supplies for my hair wrap, i saw a DIY dream catcher kit and i couldn’t resist. i never realized how easy they are to make! you don’t even need the kit- you can find whatever supplies you want to make your own personalized dream catcher (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jul 28, 2010

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    so i saw these friendship necklaces on honestly…wtf last week and i’ve been thinking about them ever since.  they definitely bring back memories of grade school – although i actually still wear friendship bracelets that i made back in those days. what excited me about this was the idea of making lots of extra long (…) Read more »

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    be kind to animals and birds, and read all you can

    Jul 28, 2010

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    I love that there are very few things that books cannot do. They can pluck you from under the covers and drop you into the outskirts of your imagination. They can rearrange the chemicals in your brain until you feel happy and uplifted, or wistful and nostalgic. They can with the careful placement of words (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jul 21, 2010

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    i LOVE these.  i saw this image on design for mankind last week and i’ve been a little obsessed with the idea every since. i want to go find a bunch of sticks and paint them and display them around my apartment.  it looks easy enough to do, right?? source. (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jul 14, 2010

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    i saw this on black eiffel and i am completely in awe.  a company called front created this “three dimensional wallpaper” at the swedish venue tensta konsthall using silk and plastic flowers.  i want to do this in my apartment so badly! it’s so colorful and i’ve never seen anything like it. i think it (…) Read more »

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