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    glitter creations

    May 07, 2008

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    Mackenzie from our photo team makes these adorable creatures by applying glitter to everyday objects one might find at the dollar store. Here’s what she has to say about them: “I’m obsessed with glitter. It makes me happy! It always has. I love peeps too…their facial expressions crack me up, they’re all so different.” (…) Read more »

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    how-to tutu

    Apr 17, 2008

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    A few people asked how they can buy the FP tutus from the photo I posted. We do not have them for sale, but Luren from the display team has some tips. To make these tutus, Luren used camisoles from past FP collections and petticoats she found on the internet. But you can make your (…) Read more »

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    marbled paper

    Apr 04, 2008

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    Courtney and Lizzy made some beautiful marbled papers for our “trend walls.” As the designers are developing a trend, they designate a wall in the hallway where they post all kinds of inspirational images, artwork, magazine tears, trims, etc. You’ll have to wait a few months to see what comes of the trend with the (…) Read more »

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    recycled fp catalog

    Mar 05, 2008

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    On the back of our last catalog, we challenged you to recycle the paper in a creative way. We received the most amazing note via email. One customer took our challenge and used the pages of our catalog to create this awesome jewelry. We are so impressed and surprised at how she re-purposed the book. (…) Read more »

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    diy sequined canvas

    Feb 22, 2008

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    We first posted photos of the sequined canvases when our NYC store opened. Now they are part of all of the FP stores’ spring display. A reader commented asking how to make these, and one of our talented display girls had some great advice I wanted to share with everyone. For our proto, our designer (…) Read more »

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    crochet trees!

    Dec 06, 2007

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    We got some comments asking for more details of our giant crochet tree display. Here you go! This is the prototype tree our display team made in their workspace at the home office. The visual team crochetters worked from the top down, starting with a styrofoam ball, crochetting around it and then down, connecting to (…) Read more »

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    swapness

    Jun 08, 2007

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    So our travel themed craft swap is coming to a close. These photos are just a few of the amazing crafts the particpants have exchanged. Check out our flickr group to see the rest, and leave these guys some comments! The creativity of all you swappers is seriously incredible. Hope you all had fun!!!! (…) Read more »

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