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Wednesday April 11th, 2012

diy, diy projects, kate pruitt by 19

diy project: leather & wood trivets

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Around this time last year, Grace, Amy and I went to check out the “McMasterpieces” show curated by Sight Unseen as part of NY Design Week. We loved these pieces by Alissia Melka-Teichroew; they not only inspired one of our projects for last year’s summer newspaper, but they’ve been haunting me ever since. I love the…

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Wednesday April 27th, 2011

Wednesday March 23rd, 2011

diy, kate pruitt, treasure hunting by 47

treasure hunting: chairs

The second installment of Treasure Hunting tackles something a bit larger than keys, but as someone with an incredible weakness for chairs, I couldn’t resist. Whenever I visit thrift stores or yard sales, I inevitably come across a chair that captures my attention. There are various design details to lose yourself in when looking at…

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Wednesday March 16th, 2011

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Wednesday February 16th, 2011

artwork, diy, kate pruitt, treasure hunting by 74

treasure hunting: keys

I’m so very excited to introduce Treasure Hunting, a new monthly column for DIY Wednesdays. If you’re like me, you can often be found browsing the aisles of thrift shops, scouring the tables at flea markets or haggling over prices at yard sales. Sometimes you inherit a random item unexpectedly, or perhaps you walk past…

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Wednesday February 9th, 2011

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Wednesday June 9th, 2010

diy, diy projects, kate pruitt by 25

diy project: portable sun shade

diy project: portable sun shade

i’ve been thinking about public spaces a lot recently for numerous reasons, but mostly because the issue of public space always pops into mind in nicer weather. after months of abnormally cold temperatures, my neighborhood is finally getting warm sun and i want to enjoy it! i know a lot of urban dwellers have no…

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Wednesday June 2nd, 2010

diy, diy projects, kate pruitt by 16

diy project: sisal rope art

diy project: sisal rope art

i just returned home after a day at the beach, and i am very excited for summer projects! i know a lot of people find the ‘nautical’ theme to be a little tired, but after skimming over some highlights in nautical inspiration, i now understand why it comes around in fashion and interiors every summer:…

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