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    inspiring ways to wrap a gift card

    Dec 15, 2009

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    a lot of people think that when it comes to giving gifts, gift cards are the easy way out.  but that’s not necessarily true…a lot of times if you don’t know exactly what to get someone, it really is the ideal gift…especially if you personalize the gift card by giving it a creative touch.  here (…) Read more »

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    how-to: paperwhite potting

    Dec 13, 2009

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    on friday another free people girl and i attended a ‘how-to’ session on potting paperwhites…it was really easy and they’re so pretty – it will be a great addition to brighten up my desk at work. they’re also a great decoration for your home. here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it yourself. first (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Dec 09, 2009

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    who doesn’t love snow globes? there’s something very nostalgic and whimsical about them.  plus you can bring a pretty little wintry scene into your home and make it snow whenever you want.  i found some instructions on how to make them, and it seems really easy… these handmade snow globes from martha stewart are simple (…) Read more »

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    holiday wallpaper download!

    Dec 02, 2009

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    another holiday download for you! click on the image to go to our flickr page and download this cute wallpaper for your desktop, done by our incredibly talented designer kris chau :) (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Dec 02, 2009

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    i saw this diy idea on the site nice package and i thought it was so cool i had to try it myself – they’re vintage photo gift tags that are super easy to make and a great way to take a plain-looking present and turn it into something special. if you like to wrap (…) Read more »

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    holiday craft swap update

    Dec 01, 2009

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    the deadline has passed to sign up for the holiday craft swap, and by now you should have an email from me with your swap partner’s name and address. the following people’s email came back to me saying there was a problem with the email address. if you are one of these people, please email (…) Read more »

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    deadline approaching for holiday craft swap!

    Nov 25, 2009

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    this friday, november 27, is the deadline to sign up for the holiday craft swap! all you have to do is click here and fill out the form to sign up…for more info on the craft swap, click here. thanks so much to everyone who signed up so far, we’ve had a great turnout! (…) Read more »

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    some inspiration from india

    Nov 24, 2009

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    one of our visual display artists shared these photos from india that are inspiring our spring and summer store displays (which they are already working on!) …aren’t they cool? and if you’re wondering what that car is all about, stay tuned for another post momentarily that will explain :) (…) Read more »

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    score!

    Nov 20, 2009

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    if you’re in new york this weekend you should check out score! at 3rd ward- it’s a massive free exchange where you can bring your old clothing, records, books, housewares, etc and swap them for other people’s old stuff. not to mention you get one of these free tote bags: AND, bread & butter collective (…) Read more »

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    holiday craft swap!

    Nov 16, 2009

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    exciting news! we are doing a holiday craft swap! spread a little holiday cheer with a hand-crafted gift from the heart…it can be anything you want, and it doesn’t have to be specific to any holiday. you can make something with a wintery theme, cold weather accessories, something decorative for the home, or just something (…) Read more »

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    handmade cards from the heart

    Nov 12, 2009

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    in a world where snail mail is used less and less… these handmade cards are lovely! one of our many artistic employees shared her hobby of making her own cards for loved ones on special occasions. they are drawn and collaged by hand, adding a personal touch that is sure to put a smile on (…) Read more »

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    patches from india

    Nov 06, 2009

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    i love the one-of-a-kind patched bf jeans we just got in, but i love ‘em even more now that i know the story behind them. read on for merrie’s story about the inspiration behind these unique, one-of-a-kind jeans. “we recently met a young woman from kutch, a desert area in the state of gujarat in (…) Read more »

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