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    quilted inspiration

    Jul 07, 2010

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    our current creative theme “quilted memories” has had me thinking about my quilt that i started making last year.  i’m ashamed to admit it has been sitting in a box full of fabric for months now waiting for me to return to it, but during sunny spring and summer months i find it hard to (…) Read more »

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    some denim DIY inspiration…

    Jun 30, 2010

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    love this. making it happen. source. (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jun 30, 2010

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    when we posted photos of our new costa mesa, california, store the other day, you may have noticed these beautiful fabric-covered vases sitting on some of the shelves. i loved them so i did a little digging to find out how are display team made them… our team used large aluminum vases cast in india (…) Read more »

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    tea dye!

    Jun 24, 2010

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    what’s goin’ on in here? it’s our assistant stylist dying book pages with tea! how cool is that? it’s so easy to do- just fill up a plastic container like this with water, drop in some tea bags, and then rip out pages from a book and soak them in it! the result are really (…) Read more »

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    a free people volkswagon!

    Jun 23, 2010

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    spotted in milan – amazing! (…) Read more »

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    resurrection fern

    Jun 16, 2010

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    how beautiful are these collages? they are from the etsy shop knitalatte, run by  a woman who is a family physician but makes things like these cute little crochet covered rocks, which she arranges into collages and photographs.  her blog, resurrection fern,  is full of inspiration as well – go check it out, she has (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jun 16, 2010

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    one of the coolest things i saw at bonnaroo was the booth where you could build your own drum! i would totally love to try this- it requires a little effort but the end result makes it totally worth it! unless you have the ability to carve your own drum shell, you’ll probably need to (…) Read more »

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    spring display giveaway!

    Jun 15, 2010

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    you probably remember these beautiful butterflies and dragonflies that flew into our stores for our spring display – well now that our new summer displays are up, they have gone into hibernation…and we want to give some away! this giveaway will stay open until friday at midnight – and all you have to do to (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jun 09, 2010

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    fp jemma has been talking about making a chandelier out of tree branches for her apartment and i think its an awesome idea! another fp girl was telling me they used to make them for our store displays as well. it doesn’t seem too difficult – you can collect fallen tree branches and sticks in (…) Read more »

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    crochet bike spotted

    Jun 02, 2010

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    this bike, entirely covered in crochet, was spotted on the streets of new york last week… apparently it is by ny-based artist olek as part of an exhibition. the windows are crochet as well! the bike reminds me of our summer store displays: source. (…) Read more »

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    free as a bird

    Jun 02, 2010

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    one of our readers, annaliese, emailed me a little while back about a sculpture she had created that she wanted to share. she didn’t send any photos but her description was enough to peak my curiosity. i asked her to send along some photos as well, and here they are! read on for the description (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    May 26, 2010

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    one of our stylists saw this fun DIY idea on bleach black and sent it along – i can’t wait to try it! all you need are some sharpies and an old blank tshirt or sweatshirt. then just look up some of your favorite band logos and draw them right onto the sweatshirt! valerie of (…) Read more »

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