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Wednesday May 19th, 2010

Wednesday April 28th, 2010

Wednesday April 14th, 2010

Wednesday April 7th, 2010

artwork, diy, products by 20

josh blackwell + plastic bags

just yesterday i was talking about my love of celebrating everyday “disposable” goods and now i’ve found a new artist working in that vein that love, thanks to one the lovely deanne cheuk. yesterday deanne featured artist josh blackwell’s plastic bag art over at the internetwork and i was instantly hooked. josh uses everyday plastic…

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Wednesday March 31st, 2010

Wednesday March 17th, 2010

Wednesday March 10th, 2010

diy by 28

diy idea: spring tablecloth

we’ve got a whole slew of diy posts coming up today so i wanted to kick things off with this fun and affordable idea from artist eleanor grosch. eleanor picked up some cheap blue and white ikea dishtowels and turned them into a “south of france-inspired” tablecloth. total cost? $5. such a clever idea and…

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Wednesday March 3rd, 2010

Wednesday February 24th, 2010

brett bara, diy, diy projects, sewing 101 by 94

sewing 101: curtains

sewing 101: curtains

[today i'm thrilled to welcome brett bara of manhattan craft room to d*s with a special guest column. you've been asking for more sewing how-tos, so brett will be joining us for a sewing 101 primer, covering all the basics for getting started with home sewing. welcome, brett!] Hello there! I’m very happy to be…

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Wednesday February 3rd, 2010

accessories, diy by 25

beatrice holiday + stitchcraft

i’ll admit, i’m not really a bike-riding girl (i’m a little too scared of nyc drivers). but if i was, i would totally rock one of these matching seat and handebar bags from beatrice holiday. beatrice holiday owner alison franson uses quality vintage upholstery and vinyl fabric to create matching seat covers, basket liners and…

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Tuesday December 8th, 2009

Tuesday November 17th, 2009

Wednesday October 21st, 2009

diy, diy projects by 77

diy project: chela’s fabric screen

diy project: chela’s fabric screen

chela edmunds is textile artist from melbourne, australia. she recently moved into a new apartment in brooklyn, ny and found that her beautiful windows overlooking the park only had enough blind coverage to reach chest-height. in order to let the sun shine through and maintain some privacy she created this simple but chic felted screen….

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Friday September 25th, 2009