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    you make stuff?

    Feb 28, 2007

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    I know most of you are crafty, some of you even run your own businesses or sell your wares on etsy. In any case, I thought I’d pass along the info about Fred Flare’s Next Big Thing contest. They’re looking for artists, crafters and designers to submit products to be sold on Fred Flare. Get (…) Read more »

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    passion for pom poms

    Feb 22, 2007

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    Apparently, there are people obsessed with making pom poms. And apparently, they are actually referred to as “pon pons”. And apparently, there is a blog about it! And if you share this obsession, maybe you should join in on a ponathon… Found via fly… (…) Read more »

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    wide leg shout out

    Feb 08, 2007

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    Our favorite non gossip celebrity blog whowhatweardaily recommends our wide leg jeans! What they didn’t mention is that they are made by Goldsign, designed by Adriano Goldschmied, formerly of AG fame as well as for work with Diesel and Replay. Goldsign is famous for his fit as well as his hand wash and hand stitching (…) Read more »

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    lost?

    Feb 05, 2007

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    Clicked onto etsy today and saw this collection of map inspired items. The collection was handpicked by theseawithin. I especially love the origami butterfly. The collection reminded me of our travel theme for the store display and our embellished maps. (…) Read more »

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    trouble with futurism

    Feb 02, 2007

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    Cathy Horyn, fashion writer for the New York Times, started her own blog about a week ago. She did this really great post on Alber Elbaz of Lanvin, documenting an issue he had with this super futuristic polyester fabric. They made a digital flipbook of his sketches and the construction steps he took in creating (…) Read more »

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    swap inspiration

    Jan 19, 2007

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    I was checking out some blogs written by participants in our Valentine Swap when I came across this amazingly creative idea. Amy from inspire co. has made this “eye candy” heart shaped box filled with buttons, trims, charms and embellishments. You can buy one on her site or get inspired and fill your own heart (…) Read more »

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    fake cake

    Jan 18, 2007

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    Has anyone else noticed fake cakes around? Fred Flare is selling fake cakes hand made by Amy Sedaris as part of their Valentine’s selection. And ReadyMade magazine featured Amy’s instructions for a DIY fake cake in their love issue. And then I saw this other cake on poppy. A felt cake that comes in a (…) Read more »

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    strange similarity

    Jan 16, 2007

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    A reader commented and pointed us to the strange similarity between Food & Wine’s latest issue and a photo we posted about the Free People lunch club. It’s really kind of bizarre. I can’t believe she made the connection! Check out her blog. (…) Read more »

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    antony

    Dec 29, 2006

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    Refinery 29 currently features Antony (singer of Antony and the Johnsons) in their “hot for” section. Refinery 29 is the BEST New York shopping guide. They map out every great boutique and are on top of every opening of cool new stores. I highly recommend checking out the site before your next shopping romp through (…) Read more »

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    philly design

    Dec 28, 2006

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    Spotted this on design sponge and had to post in the spirit of Philly pride. These take out cups were designed by Gina Triplett for Last Drop coffeehouse on 13th and Pine. Definitely the best coffee cups I’ve seen around… (…) Read more »

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    bakeshop

    Dec 27, 2006

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    What is it about cupcakes that makes them so darn cute? Although we are no longer six years old, there is still this desire to enjoy a tiny frosted cake. It’s time we move beyond the can of frosting and sprinkles to a more sophisticated version of cute, however. I recently came across this blog (…) Read more »

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    craftypod

    Dec 21, 2006

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    I am obsessed with this pompom rug! I found it on craftypod, a podcast blog written by Sister Diane of the Church of Craft. She posts weekly audio podcasts with craft tutorials and interviews with crafters, authors and such. Check it out, she features some really awesome projects. I really wish these were videos though! (…) Read more »

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