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Wednesday September 8th, 2010

Wednesday September 1st, 2010

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diy project: brenna’s secret storage books

diy project: brenna’s secret storage books

it seems i am always in need of extra storage space.  i have an abundance of art materials and supplies that just keeps growing. i am already storing boxes of paints, paintbrushes, paper, pens and scissors, and a multitude of glues behind a linen curtain beneath our built-in desk. it is a great storage place…

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Wednesday August 18th, 2010

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diy project: peaches’ coffee filter flowers

diy project: peaches’ coffee filter flowers

turning humble materials into something beautiful is an admirable skill. whenever you think you’ve seen the prettiest thing, something else comes along and blows your mind! these gorgeous blossoms are similar to the ones sold in kits that are made with tissue paper, but even tissue paper can be kind of pricey, and it doesn’t…

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Wednesday August 4th, 2010

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diy project: joke’s paper picture stand

diy project: joke’s paper picture stand

this adorable quickie of a project comes from joke vande gier. originally from belgium, joke currently lives in beautiful portland, or. her blog is full of some major inspiration eye candy, as are her paper designs. if you have two minutes and some photos to display, i highly recommend this little diy. thanks for sharing…

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diy project: prudent baby easy advent calendar

diy project: prudent baby easy advent calendar

this fun diy project comes from jacinda at prudent baby. she whipped up this last-minute advent calendar using common office supplies, and created something that the whole family could enjoy. whether you fill your bags with presents and sweets, it’s always fun to have a little something special with which to start your day. thanks…

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Wednesday August 19th, 2009

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diy project: vintage sheet file folders

diy project: vintage sheet file folders

this fun diy project comes from blogger and etsy shop owner katherine jalaty. a fan of vintage linens and office supplies, katherine decided to combine both of her loves into one great diy project: vintage sheet file folders. this is such a fun way to use vintage sheets that have seen better days, but still…

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Tuesday July 28th, 2009

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guest blog diy project: paper scrap projects

guest blog diy project: paper scrap projects

good morning! it’s great to be back in brooklyn and starting the day with two beautiful diy projects from our guest blogger this week, laura normandin of wren handmade. today laura is sharing projects that are perfect for using up those leftover paper scraps you have from crafting and various household projects. in addition to…

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Wednesday July 1st, 2009

Wednesday June 24th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: postcard journals

diy wednesdays: postcard journals

part of the fun of hosting art shows in the shoppe gallery is working with artists to make promotional postcards. over the last couple of years we’ve collected a wide variety of beautiful cards (both from our gallery and others in the city), but we’ve never quite known what to do with the inevitable extras….

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Wednesday June 17th, 2009

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sweet idea: diy catalog of love

sweet idea: diy catalog of love

as a newlywed, and someone that generally likes giving sweet gifts for no reason at all, i love finding projects like this that appeal to my heart and my crafting hands. grace light of poetic home recently celebrated her two-year anniversary with her husband and decided to make him a gift by hand, rather than…

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Wednesday May 6th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: personalized wallpaper stationery

diy wednesdays: personalized wallpaper stationery

with all the endless emails, texts, tweets, and “pokes” flying around these days, we’ve found our appreciation for simple handmade cards growing stronger. we always keep a stock of blank stationery on hand so we can quickly whip up personalized little notes to send off to friends and family. mother’s day is the perfect excuse…

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