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    the shirt is in the bag

    Nov 17, 2010

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    in the spirit of today being wednes-DIY, i wanted to share some photos that our facebook fans have uploaded recently, showing how they’ve turned their fp bags into shirts! very creative, ladies! i might have to try this as well… (…) Read more »

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    giveaway time!

    Nov 15, 2010

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    *UPDATE: we have a winner! this giveaway is now closed.* time for a giveaway! why? because it’s my birthday! :) actually, our holiday displays have gone up in our stores and the fall displays have come down so we want to give away one of these  pretty fabric covered urns! the vases were cast in (…) Read more »

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    Nov 10, 2010

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    if you’ve been on our website lately you may have noticed these really cute little hand drawn frames that our graphic designers did. i love how they look, and then today i saw this post on design sponge and i was inspired! these hand drawn frames are a cute and cheap alternative to the real (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Oct 13, 2010

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    my boss has a sweater with patches on the elbows and i always thought it was the cutest thing.  then i saw this photo a couple of weeks ago and a light bulb went on.  this is an easy project! what you need: a sweatshirt or sweater that you don’t mind experimenting with… fabric, needle (…) Read more »

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    blogger field trip

    Sep 30, 2010

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    yesterday morning jemma and i went on a little field trip in old city, philadelphia, to visit some of our favorite shops and take photos for the blog! first we went to vagabond boutique and yarn shop, which is definitely one of my favorites. they carry brand names and vintage pieces as well as yarn (…) Read more »

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    yarn bombing

    Aug 25, 2010

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    the folks behind all the yarn bombing do some crazy awesome stuff. where were these crutches 5 months ago when i had a broken ankle??? the scooter is my favorite. i want one of those. via knitta please and knit the city. (…) Read more »

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    DIY inspiration

    Aug 25, 2010

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    some DIY inspiration… i saw this on cosmic dust and was just totally blown away by how beautiful it looks. a couple of weeks back i showed you how to make your own dreamcatcher…and here’s a great way to put one to use! use it to hang your earrings :) by the way that’s a (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Aug 18, 2010

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    i saw this DIY and it immediately reminded me of free people- fabric covered hangers!  i have a bunch of plain old wire hangers in my closet and i think they are in need of a makeover.  all you need is fabric – this would be a great way to reuse old free people bags! (…) Read more »

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    office space

    Aug 11, 2010

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    back in the section of our new building where our visual display team sits, there is a door that is usually partially open, but i’ve never gone in. that is, until the other day… when i slipped in and realized it was their new workspace.  this is where you’re likely to find upcoming store displays (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy: mason jar chandelier

    Aug 11, 2010

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    some DIY inspiration from wanderlust- a jar lantern chandelier! so beautiful. i did some hunting online and found some similar ideas that are so lovely… i really love the idea of putting some sand in the bottom and dropping in a tea candle. i think that would be the perfect outdoor lighting at my family’s (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Aug 04, 2010

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    when i was at a.c. moore the other day getting supplies for my hair wrap, i saw a DIY dream catcher kit and i couldn’t resist. i never realized how easy they are to make! you don’t even need the kit- you can find whatever supplies you want to make your own personalized dream catcher (…) Read more »

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    Jul 28, 2010

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    so i saw these friendship necklaces on honestly…wtf last week and i’ve been thinking about them ever since.  they definitely bring back memories of grade school – although i actually still wear friendship bracelets that i made back in those days. what excited me about this was the idea of making lots of extra long (…) Read more »

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