make a compost bin!

I simply couldn’t resist mentioning the article on how to make a compost bin that was recently posted on Craftzine. Though composting is something you can get into any time, I feel like spring cleaning is a great time to start something like this! It’s really easy too, and it seriously cuts down the amount of waste coming from your home, besides making all your trees and flowers happy! Plus who doesn’t want to feed cute little worms?! Click here to learn to make your own!

summer store display 2009 – DIY!

Pictured above is the newest display in our lobby – which also happens to be the newest display in our stores! This display will be in all the Free People stores by next week, and we love it! Our Visual Display Team has been working hard for weeks to make all the pictures and accessories to go in each store, and we got Beth to show us some tips and tricks for making our own little displays! Check out the video below!

Thank you Beth!

DIY jacket & other thoughts

I love this DIY jacket idea from BleachBlack! I like the grunge feel, and there are so many possibilities for making it to have your own unique flavor! Awesome!
Also, have you guys seen these house shoes from elephant and chickpea that they featured on Bloesem?

Ah! Love! I just wonder how sturdy the soles actually are, because I’d like to wear a pair out and about! They’re too cute to just wear at home!

how to style your fp chain vest


Nicole, Pruitt and I made this video as we played with all of the different ways to wear the Free People chain vests. I love that just one piece can be worn as a necklace, a belt, a bracelet, a vest, or even to embellish your favorite boots!
What is your favorite way to style them?
Pick out your own from the four different styles on freepeople.com