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    Mar 31, 2010

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    i was looking around online last week for instructions on tie-dying easter eggs- as in this kind of tie-dye: instead i found this.  i’ve never seen this before… apparently silk ties have another purpose- they can be used to create amazingly beautiful easter eggs! i found a great tutorial on our best bites that walks (…) Read more »

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    Mar 24, 2010

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    a dog bed made of free people bags! our store manager in greenwich sent me the following photos and blurb that was so cute i had to share… alison is from new york city and is one of our favorite customers in greenwich connecticut.  she saved and recycled our free people shopping bags to make a bed (…) Read more »

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    hand-stitched blogging

    Mar 17, 2010

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    another fp girl told me about this awesome embroidery by brooklyn artist iviva olenick.  she describes her work as small-scale, semi-autobiographical pieces that make up a hand-stitched blog. what a neat idea! the pieces include signs she sees on the street, maps of brooklyn and little quotes or things on her mind, and she also (…) Read more »

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    Mar 10, 2010

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    at first glance, these look like really pretty ceramic vases, right? take a closer look… these vases are crafted by german artist markus linnenbrink out of recycled objects (recognize that gatorade bottle now?) and colorful resins. you can buy these pieces at artware editions in manhattan. but i’m wondering how hard this would be to (…) Read more »

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    wednes-diy

    Mar 03, 2010

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    this is such an amazing idea – i saw it on design*sponge a while ago and i’ve always thought about doing it, except i don’t have a dresser like that :)  the flowers remind me so much of our one of a kind vintage flower necklace! for their tutorial, they used some vintage brooches found (…) Read more »

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    Feb 24, 2010

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    i found this photography project the other day and it reminds me a lot of the WAFA mail art postcards i posted this morning so i thought it would make a cool DIY project for today! this is something that i definitely want to try- all you need is a camera and a friend! every (…) Read more »

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    Feb 17, 2010

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    i’ve had these saved for a while now as something i really want to try…i think now might be the time to do it.  they look so pretty and would add a nice warm glow to my apartment. there’s so many ways you can do it too… you can make votives like these, from creature (…) Read more »

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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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    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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    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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    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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