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    Lilah, Nick, & The House of the Setting Sun

    Jul 03, 2014

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    Cre·a·tive (a.) having the quality or power of creating; resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc. (…) Read more »

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    DIY Bamboo Wind Chime

    May 23, 2014

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    The sound of a wind chime gently swaying in the warm summer breeze brings an instant feeling of calm. (…) Read more »

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    Sun Jar DIY

    Aug 11, 2012

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    UPDATE: This post originally ran on March 23 2011, but with summer winding down we wanted to bring it back up for some late summer inspiration! a fellow fp girl sent this to me a couple weeks back and i’ve been thinking about it ever since! i can think of a million reasons why these (…) Read more »

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    Handmade Heart

    Feb 11, 2012

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    On Thursday February 16th our Brooklyn store is holding an event that will include an art exhibition and raffle with local artist Jennifer Contini! Jennifer does beautiful heart installation paintings, incorporating a multitude of mediums, so it felt appropriate to share some of her work today with the approach of Valentine’s day! At the event, (…) Read more »

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    DIY Charm Bracelets & Gift Toppers

    Dec 21, 2011

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    I have a special two-part DIY for you today! I started out wanting to make little charm bracelets inspired by one I saw on the wrist of a co-worker. (…) Read more »

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    Cambridge Crafting Party Photo Diary!

    Nov 09, 2011

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    Early Saturday morning I flew to Boston for our Holiday Crafting Party at Free People Cambridge. It was such an amazing day – we were blown away by the creativity of everyone who came to the event, and it was so great to just sit around a table, talking and crafting for a few hours! (…) Read more »

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    DIY Holiday Ornaments

    Nov 02, 2011

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    It’s November and holiday season is officially upon us – so why not get a head start on your holiday shopping and decorating? When it comes to both of these things, there’s nothing better than something handmade – it gives it that special little personal touch that can go a long way. I can’t get (…) Read more »

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    Reshaping Urban Airspace

    Oct 15, 2011

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    I came across these incredible moving net sculptures on Honestly…WTF and couldn’t believe my eyes! Artist Janet Echelman collaborates with local engineers and architects to install her sculptures made of machine and hand-woven UV resistant fibers. The sculptures react to their surroundings, moving fluidly with the wind and making them look like bizarrely beautiful sea (…) Read more »

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    Our little Installation

    Sep 30, 2011

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    A few weeks ago I told you about a little installation we started in our lobby.  Well most of our objects have been hung by now and it’s so fun looking at them and trying to guess what belongs to who! Here’s a little peek at some of the things we love about our jobs (…) Read more »

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    Free People Fall Display Giveaway!

    Sep 13, 2011

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    I have one of the awesome flannel lanterns from our Fall store displays and I want to give it to one of YOU! To enter, click here and fill out the brief form. I will choose a winner at random one week from today! Good luck :) P.S. learn how we made them here. (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Making Natural Dyes

    Aug 31, 2011

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    I have been wanting to experiment with natural dyes for a while now, and with all the great new fall colors that have been popping up on our website (and featured in our monochromatic trend) I decided that it was time. This is such a fun, environmentally friendly project that takes a little time, but (…) Read more »

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    Wednes-DIY: Instagram Photo Wall

    Jul 13, 2011

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    Today’s DIY project was inspired by this post on apartment therapy. Free People has an instagram account and I love so many of the photos that our home office girls post there – it’s like our little visual diary. I LOVE the idea of printing out our photo memories and making them into wall art! (…) Read more »

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