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    jotterblog

    Jun 06, 2007

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    My attention has recently been captured by jotterblog, a paper/stationary/craft blog written by one of our avid fp blog fans. As I am new to their site, I went back and checked out the archives, and found a post on these awesome paper dresses. I’m also loving their love of chickens. Guess what. Chicken Butt. (…) Read more »

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    renegade craft fair

    May 29, 2007

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    It’s coming up, so clear your calendars, and make that road trip to NY! The Renegade Craft Fair is sponsored by Bust Magazine and is seriously awesome. This year is their biggest yet, with over 300 artists participating. And I’m sure some of our favorite craft bloggers will be there. Leave a comment with your (…) Read more »

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    new crafts, new blogs

    May 25, 2007

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    The first few images for the travel swap are posted! Check out the details on our flickr page. Also, on the flickr page, I recommend checking out all of the messages left in our “introductions” stream. Find it under “discuss” or “discussions”. Practically all of the swappers participating have listed their blogs, websites, or myspaces. (…) Read more »

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    travel swap news

    May 18, 2007

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    This is for anyone signed up to swap… You should have your partners by now. I’m still getting some comments trickling in about not having partner info. If you don’t have a partner, then the message went to your junk box or you gave me the incorrect (or no) email address. So let me know (…) Read more »

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    tonight!

    May 11, 2007

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    I know this is late notice if you actually live close enough to Philly to go tonight, but I would like to support the artist anyway, so I thought I’d give her a shout out… Tonight!! May 11th, 7pm-9pm At Benna’s Cafe’ (which is located on the north-west corner of 8th and wharton st in (…) Read more »

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    etsy labs

    May 10, 2007

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    I was browsing through this week’s issue of Time Out New York, when I spotted the word “Etsy” under the “recently opened” section. It seems Etsy, our fav DIY web merchant, has opened up their warehouse, or the Etsy Lab, for… *Workshops on making things *Advice & help with your Etsy shop *Meeting other artists (…) Read more »

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    cloth paper scissors

    May 03, 2007

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    One of my favorite artist / bloggers, Anahata, is on this month’s cover of Cloth Paper Scissors! I picked up this magazine for the first time a few months ago, and it’s really great for artistic inspiration, especially collage ideas and techniques. I’ll definitely be buying this month’s issue to check out the feature on (…) Read more »

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    blue stripes and more swap info!

    May 01, 2007

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    So there were seriously eight different FP employees in the home office yesterday wearing blue and white stripes. How ridiculous is that? And yes, we have an FP man! He merchandises the stores! And about the swap… There are just under 200 people signed up! woohoo! Thanks to all you bloggers that spread the word! (…) Read more »

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    last chance to swap

    Apr 30, 2007

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    Today is the last day to sign up for our travel themed craft swap! This is such a fun opportunity to share your creative talents with another crafty free people girl, and all of the blog readers as well. Check out details here and sign up here. I was walking home from work last week (…) Read more »

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    travel swap update!

    Apr 26, 2007

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    I want to thank everyone that’s already signed up for the travel swap (probably about 150!) and encourage you to get even more people involved! I love the community the last swap created, and all of the back and forth in the flickr group was such a great chance to share your crafty talents with (…) Read more »

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    camping

    Apr 23, 2007

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    Rocket St. George posted the above images of tents in the spirit of the upcoming season of music festivals. I thought the whole camping idea could be added onto the list of inspiration for the Free People travel themed craft swap. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check it out! But the tents (…) Read more »

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    new travel craft swap!

    Apr 16, 2007

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    The Valentine’s swap was a huge success and we’ve had lots of requests for another, so let’s do it! A huge theme in recent FP collections is travel. We’ve had store displays and product inspiration from across the world (the last two collections focusing on India and Africa), and summer is coming, so think about (…) Read more »

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