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Thursday October 24th, 2013

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Southern Makers + 5 Book Giveaway

Although I grew up in Arkansas, I haven’t spent much time in the old South of my favorite movies – the South with its old Italianate houses, trees with Spanish moss, and ornate foundations in city squares. In fact, I don’t think I really believed it existed. Then when Grace and I were on the…

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Wednesday July 17th, 2013

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Color Day 2013 Winners

Illustrations by Julia Rothman It’s no secret that we’re color lovers. Give us a pop of hot pink or aqua on some neutral ground and we’re smitten. A little color goes a long way to brighten up a home and a lot of color… well, even better! We were only further convinced as we reviewed…

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Tuesday July 16th, 2013

Thursday May 16th, 2013

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Color Day 2013: Color Contest!

Illustration by Julia Rothman Our final post for Color Day is a contest we’ve been excited to debut for weeks now: A color transformation contest! We’ve always been inspired by the way a bold color can transform a space, especially when it’s done using paint. So to bring Color Day to its grand finale, we’re…

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Monday April 22nd, 2013

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Happy Earth Day: April Instagram Winners!

Happy Earth Day everyone! It’s sunny in Brooklyn today and the trees decided to explode with blooms and leaves this weekend. They’re the perfect reminder of how lucky we are to have the nature around each of us- and how important it is to take care of nature. To celebrate Earth Day I’m starting the…

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Wednesday April 10th, 2013

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Past & Present Book Event & Giveaway

It’s finally warm here in New York, and I’m so excited to celebrate spring and the publication of Past & Present by driving down to one of my very favorite places this weekend – Terrain in Philadelphia. If you’ve never been to Terrain, it’s worth the drive. It’s such a magical place. (Definitely make reservations…

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Thursday February 21st, 2013

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Thursday July 19th, 2012

Thursday July 12th, 2012

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Painter’s Tape DIY Contest!


When I was little, I spent many afternoons hanging out in the faculty room at the high school where my father taught history. It smelled like books and office supplies, probably because it held both in large quantities, in massive bookshelves and cabinets. Rummaging through the drawers, I felt like Indiana Jones when he happens…

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Friday May 4th, 2012

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Wednesday May 25th, 2011

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Over the last week or so, we had a blast giving away two fantastic books and a chance to join stylist Sibella Court for a walking tour of NYC. Over 1,000 comments later, we have our winners, and I’m so excited to send you all your books or see you in person this week for…

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Thursday May 19th, 2011

Friday May 6th, 2011

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giveaway: on a stick!

We enjoyed reading about your favorite food memories with Heidi Swanson’s Super Natural Everyday giveaway so much that we thought we’d give you another chance to share a food experience with us. This week, we have five copies of Matt Armendariz’s On a Stick!, my new favorite entertaining book from which we shared recipes for corn…

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Tuesday April 19th, 2011

Thursday April 14th, 2011

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contest winners

Image above: Horse Ribbon DIY. Because you may not have won the contest, but you still deserve a ribbon. It’s been contest central here for the last couple weeks. There have been so many amazing books coming out! We gave away two copies of Lena Corwin’s Maps, five copies of Heidi Swanson’s Super Natural Every Day…

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