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Monday January 13th, 2014

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In Brooklyn, A Plant Filled Loft

Textile artist and designer Shabd Simon-Alexander has lived in this airy Williamsburg, Brooklyn loft for the past five years and has had a studio in the same building for six years. Since Shabd is surrounded by so much color in her professional life, she tries to make her home a reprieve, by choosing furniture with…

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Monday August 19th, 2013

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A San Diego home full of handmade touches

Kelli and Sam Larson have been living in their northern San Diego home for four years. They both are well-traveled, but this home is the place they always want to come back to. These days they share it with their one year old daughter Rylee and their cat, Bam. Many of you may know Kelli…

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Monday April 19th, 2010

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sneak peek: susy pilgrim waters

sneak peek: susy pilgrim waters

today’s sneak peek into brit-born illustrator/artist susy pilgrim water‘s boston home feels like the perfect place to ring in spring,  with its light and refreshing color palette. susy and her husband keith have been in this 1898 home for 14 years now, and have been remodeling it themselves ever since (each piece of susy work…

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Wednesday November 11th, 2009

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sneak peek: annie coggan

sneak peek: annie coggan

the first thing you’ll notice about annie coggan‘s home is the chairs. there are chairs in every nook and cranny. if you look a little closer, you’ll notice that these aren’t your run-of-the-mill seat furniture. in addition to design classics like a womb chair and an eames rocker, there are chairs with embroidered detailing and…

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Monday September 14th, 2009

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sneak peek: lisa congdon {studio}

sneak peek: lisa congdon {studio}

in the past we’ve visit the kitchen of the talented lisa congdon (literally and with a recipe), but today we have a very special look into where all the magic happens: her studio. the wonderful old brick building located near 18th and york in san francisco serves as the work space for lisa and her…

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Tuesday April 14th, 2009

Tuesday February 3rd, 2009

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sneak peek: cortney heimerl

sneak peek: cortney heimerl

today we’re excited to bring you a triple dose handmade nation special. in addition to this morning’s great interview with faythe levine and cortney heimerl- two of the key women behind this much anticipated documentary about the community of creators- we’ve been lucky enough to get sneak peeks into both women’s milwaukee homes. cortney joined…

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sneak peek: faythe levine

sneak peek: faythe levine

between being a crafter, in a band, running a shop, organizing an indie craft fair, co-authoring a book, and now being a documentary film maker, there isn’t much that faythe levine doesn’t do. she’s been on the road a lot filming and now promoting handmade nation, so i’m sure there’s one place she’d love to be right now:…

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Thursday October 16th, 2008

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sneak peek: hayden harnett

sneak peek: hayden harnett

today is a bit of a departure from our normal schedule of sneak peek mondays, but we were so jazzed about this incredible space that belongs to toni hacker and her husband ben of hayden-harnett, that we couldn’t resist showing it off. dealing with such wide open spaces is no doubt a challenge, so it’s…

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