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Thursday June 20th, 2013

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3 awesome art summer camps

Growing up, I would spend the summer anxiously awaiting the two weeks that I would spend at sleep-away camp. I would carefully choose my two camp activities (horseback riding and art) and spend the weeks hanging out with horse, crafting, and enjoying summer. (We love camp so much here at design*sponge that last summer we…

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Thursday February 14th, 2013

Thursday February 7th, 2013

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Entertaining: Valentine’s Crafting Party

Mentioning Valentine’s Day can be a bit like tiptoeing through a minefield. On one hand, you might be chatting with a Valentine’s aficionado, a person who revels in any opportunity to expound on their wonderful, practically Shakespearian relationship. On the other, you might be dealing with a Valentine’s Vampire, a person who is completely normal…

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Wednesday December 19th, 2012

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New Year’s Invite & Confetti

When brainstorming ideas for the Design*Sponge 2013 New Year’s party, I kept getting stuck on the number 13. Typically associated with bad luck, the number has been all but banished from contemporary culture. Just try finding a floor 13 on any elevator — it’s practically impossible! A New Year’s party filled with black cats, broken…

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Friday October 14th, 2011

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IDS West Conference

As a Canada novice, my first Vancouver experience will definitely bring me back to the Great North. Not only is the city impeccably clean and beautifully designed, but the people are some of the most generous and genuinely kind in North America. And while this metropolitan city is probably best known for its recent gig…

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Tuesday October 11th, 2011

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tool & tack pop-up shop

  Sadly, I have yet to visit the state of Texas; if there were ever a time to plan a trip, this is it! Some of our dear friends — including our very own DIY expert Matt Pierce — are collaborating on this incredibly awesome-looking gentleman’s pop-up shop called Tool & Tack, which will happen this…

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Tuesday May 24th, 2011

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diy business association conference

Good morning guys! Before we start with regular posts today I wanted to take a quick second to say how excited I am to be joining the DIY Business Association Conference taking place next month in Brooklyn. The conference was founded by an amazing group of people dedicated to empowering and educating creative small business…

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Thursday August 7th, 2008

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Boston Biz Ladies Meetup: August 14th, 2008!

boston biz ladies meetup: date: thursday, august 14th time: 7:00pm- 9:00pm location: west elm boston, 160 brookline avenue (click here for directions) boston rsvp: please send an email right here and put “boston rsvp” in the subject line to bring: biz ladies meetups are a pot-luck affair so if you can, please bring a small…

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Monday June 9th, 2008

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Pile of Craft- Craft Fair (Baltimore)

The Charm City Craft Mafia Presents the Second Annual ‘Pile of Craft’ Craft Fair Baltimore – Pile of Craft is a juried indie craft fair brought to you by Baltimore’s CHARM CITY CRAFT MAFIA. Join the mafia for their second annual summer event on Saturday, June 21st from 10am to 5pm at St. John’s Church,…

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Sunday April 13th, 2008

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Sodafine Trunk Show/Sale

Please join us at Sodafine Boutique on Saturday, April 19 from 1-7pm 119 Grand Street (between berry & wythe) Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We’ll be hosting a sidewalk sale/trunk show with three participating designers: Dear Birthday, Popomomo, and SDN. Featuring a sneak peak at fall 08 designs, current season pieces, and sale items from past seasons! all…

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Monday March 17th, 2008

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Biz Ladies Meetup: Los Angeles, CA (April 15th, 2008)

Hi LA Biz Ladies! Here are the details for this April’s Meetup: Time, Date and Place: Tuesday, April 15th, 7-9pm at DWR on Beverly Blvd (http://www.dwr.com/studios/beverlyblvd) Please arrive on time as we’ll start at 7pm on the dot. RSVP: please send me an email to RSVP Format: We’ll break into four groups and rotate between…

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Friday December 14th, 2007

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Williamsburg Holiday Sale (Brooklyn, NY)

What: Williamsburg Holiday Sale Saturday Dec. 15th 11 am – 6 pm Where: Spike Hill 184 Bedford Ave (between N. 6th & 7th) Who: A collection of brooklyn-based artists and designers selling handmade gifts including….. AMH Design Contemporary Needlepoint Perch! Eb+Flow jewelry Foxy & Winston Species by the Thousands DeLong Ceramics Whatbaby Marcie McGoldrick Design…

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Paper + Cup Holiday Sale (Brooklyn, NY)

Paper + Cup is having a fantastic all-day holiday sale on their stationery, binders, gift cards, journals and much, much more. Details are below: Friday, Dec 14th, 11am-4pm: Paper + Cup Holiday Sale 45 Main Street, Suite 812 (Corner of Front and Main) Brooklyn, NY 11201 718-237-0206 F to York, A/C to High Street, 2/3…

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Thursday December 13th, 2007

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Center for Book Arts Holiday Sale (New York, NY)

Saturday, December 15th , 11 am to 5pm Join us for seasonal treats, live music, and raffle prizes! The Center’s studio and exhibit space will be transformed into a book artists’ marketplace. Unique and affordable items for sale will include hand-bound books, journals, greeting cards, decorative boxes, photo albums, and original artwork and artist’s books….

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South End Holiday Stroll (Boston, MA)

Neighboring businesses host an annual South End neighborhood stroll on Thursday, December 13, from 4 to 8 PM. Get treats, goodie bags, and discounts at M. Flynn and other neighborhood businesses, including Black Pearl Press (check out Elisabeth’s calendars that will be on sale!), Aunt Sadie’s, Looc, the Buttery, and Hudson. Carolers will also be…

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Tuesday December 11th, 2007

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Trunk Show at Bruges Home (Philadelphia, PA)

Thursday, December 13th, 2007 (5-9PM) at Bruges Home Meet designers Melissa Joy Manning, Lori Shinal and Manuela Testolini and browsw their latest collections of jewelry, handbags and pillows. 10% of the night’s sales will go to The Wellness Community of Philadelphia. Click here for directions and more information.

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The Gift on Grand (Brooklyn, NY)

The Gift on Grand (on Kent!) is a holiday shopping event to be held on Saturday, December 15 at Secret Project Robot Gallery, 210 Kent Ave @ Metropolitan in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The event will feature handmade wares by independent designers including: Bonbon Oiseau, Hodge Podge, OneSixty Glass, Deadly Squire, Glitterlimes, Astulabee, Jezebel stationery, Xerise, Seana…

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Monday December 3rd, 2007

Saturday December 1st, 2007

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The 100 Bucks Art Show (Brooklyn, NY)

THE 100 BUCKS ART SHOW GROUP SHOW DECEMBER 1-23 OPENING RECEPTION DECEMBER 1, 6-9pm All Brooklyn Artists and designers ALL WORKS RETAIL FOR $100.00 Thursday-Sunday 12-8pm Sunday, December 23: 12-9 (for last minute X-mas shopping) Ai.lov.iu 85 Fort Greene Place Brooklyn, NY 11217 718.673.0706 info@ailoviu.org

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Area Sample Sale (NYC, NY)

Area Sample Sale What’s on sale: THIN-graphite. Graphite grey stripes printed on white. Duvet covers now $60, was $165; shams now $10, was $35; sheets now $45, was $85. SPOOL-leaf. Azure embroidery on leaf green cotton. Duvet covers now $60, was $165; shams now $10, was $35. BULB-lavender. Lavender & celery green bulbs printed on…

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