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Wednesday May 12th, 2010

Wednesday April 7th, 2010

Monday March 22nd, 2010

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diy wall decoration

i know it’s not DIY day yet, but i loved these wall decoration projects too much to wait until wednesday. photographer stephanie williams recently shot a lookbook for clothing company ruche that involved creating all sorts of playful backdrops for the clothes. though the final result was a clothing shoot, stephanie loved that the backdrops…

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Wednesday March 17th, 2010

Tuesday February 2nd, 2010

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cooking crafts

good morning! my stomach is already starting to rumble as i finish coding today’s guest post from the bbb craft sisters. today they’re turning their crafty focus to food-related gifts/projects. they’re sharing ideas for homemade granola, teas, pickling supplies and potted planting gitft so click here to check them out on the guest blog. granola…

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Monday January 25th, 2010

Wednesday December 2nd, 2009

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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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Wednesday April 29th, 2009

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diy project: tin letterpress clock

diy project: tin letterpress clock

this is the very last of the altoids tins diy projects, i promise! they are just so cute. i have several shopping weaknesses, and letterpress art is one of them. a friend of mine sent me this adorable card (by wexford girl)and i have been meaning to frame it. but since wall art is another…

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Wednesday April 22nd, 2009

Wednesday April 8th, 2009

Wednesday March 25th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: clock refashion

diy wednesdays: clock refashion

we do our best to keep our ikea impulse buys to a minimum, but the other day we were flying through, looking for something else, when we came across a stack of ridiculously cheap (in every sense of the word) clocks. the clock mechanism alone was worth the $1.99, and we figured that at the…

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Wednesday March 18th, 2009

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diy wednesdays: envelope book

diy wednesdays: envelope book

tax time is fast approaching, which means many of us are busy kicking ourselves (once again) for our lack of financial organization. every year we swear we’re going to keep track of all our expenses and hold on to every receipt. well, it’s our belief that if you create a system that is simple and…

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