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Wednesday February 9th, 2011

Wednesday February 2nd, 2011

Wednesday January 26th, 2011

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colorful + fun: pencil chimes!

Hola, adorable idea! While I don’t use pencils very much, I adore the look of colorful pencils and think they’re perfect for bringing a little color to your desktop. But illustrator and craft stylist Vanessa Boer has found an even better way to display them — in color fade mobiles that use rulers as their…

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Wednesday January 5th, 2011

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diy project: vintage dice cup vase trio

diy project: vintage dice cup vase trio

For me, part of the joy of DIY projects comes from using items that most would pass by without giving a second glance. I appreciate decorative items that can also serve a practical purpose. This month, I wanted to share a simple project that you can customize in a million different ways to make use…

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morning wow: moravian star cut-out

Well hello, gorgeous. Last night I plowed through a week’s worth of emails that I had missed while we were in Vegas and found this submission from Christoph in Zurich. Christoph created this AMAZING do-it-yourself Moravian Star PDF that you can download, print and assemble for free. It will require a little cutting and folding…

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Wednesday December 22nd, 2010

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Wednesday October 27th, 2010

Wednesday October 6th, 2010

Monday October 4th, 2010

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d*s diy lighting event with lindsey adelman!

I’ve been anxiously awaiting this event for weeks now and am thrilled to announce a little DIY get-together we’re having this week in Brooklyn as part of Design Downtown, an event series at the Nightwood pop-up shop! This Wednesday, October 6th, from 7–9pm, Brooklyn-based lighting designer Lindsey Adelman will join Amy and me for a…

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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 25th, 2010

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diy project: sconce glass centerpiece

diy project: sconce glass centerpiece

we have an abundance of useless sconces in our apartment. they are a pain in the neck to turn on and they provide illumination for about six inches of a small hallway leading to our back door, but the kicker: they’re ugly. in fact, if i hadn’t been walking through my local salvage yard and…

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