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    special wednes-diy guest blog post!

    Feb 10, 2010

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    not too long ago some friends from work told me about the site nice package, and ever since i’ve been hooked…they use very simple, pretty materials to create packaging ideas that are so unique and creative.  i was on their site recently and saw they had a new product – an inspiration kit called “i (…) Read more »

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    winter wonderland…

    Feb 05, 2010

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    i am in awe of these sculptures…the timing is also pretty appropriate, seeing as we’re expecting a bit of snow here in the northeast this weekend… they’re from the sapporo snow festival, an annual event in japan that attracts about two million people who come to see incredible snow statues and sculptures like these.  this (…) Read more »

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    paper hearts

    Feb 03, 2010

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    ok so these are kinda similar to the butterfly DIY i posted last week (here) but i wanted to share them because i think they’d be such a cute project for valentine’s day! as decoration or a gift for your loved ones…and it doesn’t seem like it would be that hard to do. you could (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Feb 03, 2010

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    this is an old pair of jeans that i love, but they’ve got three holes in them.  i was okay with that for a while but now -  maybe because it’s so cold out – i decided it was time to patch them up. here are some images i found around the web and saved (…) Read more »

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    wallpaper downloads!

    Feb 03, 2010

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    good morning! i have a special treat for you today -  one of our graphic designers sent me these sweet designs that you are free to download as wallpaper for your computer, or whatever else you may want to use them for…just click on the images to go to our flickr page and download the (…) Read more »

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    something in the air

    Feb 02, 2010

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    last week i was over in the area where our visual display team works on the amazing creations that you see in our stores, and i spotted boxes and boxes of these colorful little creatures… so what are they? our new store displays for spring! here’s a look at the installation in our king of (…) Read more »

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    not just any book

    Jan 27, 2010

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    after today’s DIY post, an fp girl here at the home office showed me a project she did, also involving butterflies. at first glance, it’s a normal book… …but then you open it: isn’t that amazing? she cut out the inside and created this beautiful little scene.  i love it! (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jan 27, 2010

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    one of the girls here at the office told me about this awesome DIY project that she’s going to try, and i think i might have to try it as well! it is so simple and there are so many fun things you can do with it… what you need: 1. some pretty paper – (…) Read more »

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    wild goose chase

    Jan 27, 2010

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    lately i’ve really been loving the work of scotland-based artist fiona watson, using feathers, flowers, and other found items… these are from her series called “an unwritten book” “i used to be a scientist but have always been an artist.” – fiona watson the feathers and wishbones are so awesome. check out more of her (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jan 20, 2010

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    i really want to try and make a rag rug.  i’ve been looking around online for tutorials on how to do it, and i’m so inspired just by pictures of them!  i think they’re so beautiful and a perfect way to use up any fabric you might have lying around. these images are from the (…) Read more »

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    our community wall

    Jan 15, 2010

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    our visual display team just recently installed a new community wall here in building 15, and we have a cool time lapse video of them creating it -  they put a lot of hard work into it, and even dyed the fabric outside in the rain! and here is the finished product: very warm and (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Jan 13, 2010

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    a friend of mine had one of these wine cork trivets in her apartment and i thought it was so cool! if you have a bunch of wine corks lying around it’s a perfect use for them, or if not you can always ask for some at a bar or wine store where they usually (…) Read more »

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