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Have You Seen This? : Pom-Poms!

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Pom-poms are popping up everywhere in party decor, accessories, and they might be the perfect addition for the holidays. Pom-Poms! (Quirk Books) by Sarah Goldschadt and Lexi Walters Wright features 25 projects that uses a variety of methods and materials like tissue paper, tinsel, coffee filters, cupcake wrappers, and of course, yarn. A little background …

Have You Seen This? : Yellow Owl's New Book, Little Prints

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We are big fans of Christine Schmidt and her product line, Yellow Owl Workshop, which includes gifts, paper goods and stamp sets. Her first book, Print Workshop, was beautiful and inspiring and we were thrilled to find out that her second book, Little Prints, is now out! Little Prints is full of easy ideas for personalized toys, …

Have You Seen This? : Lena Corwin's new book "Made by Hand"

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We have been fans of designer/illustrator/author Lena Corwin for a long time so when we received her newest book Made by Hand, we were thrilled. It is a collection of beautiful projects based on classes that she held at her studio. If you haven’t seen her other books Printing by Hand and Maps, and the artist …

Have You Seen This? : hand knit bat

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Not all Halloween decor has to be scary … how about sweet and cuddly instead ?! I really love Anne Catherine’s knit bat. We introduced you to her amazing knitting patterns before, but this bat seems perfect for this time of year, no ?! (and so does knitting) Don’t be scared to knit, give and cuddle (way beyond Halloween that is)…

Have You Seen This? : Paper to Petal!

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Paper to Petal, a new craft book by husband and wife team Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell, comes out…TODAY! As beautiful as it is, it is also full of detailed user-friendly instructions, clear how-to photographs, and a forward by Martha! I am so excited about this gorgeous book and thrilled to share this interview with …

Have You Seen This? : Orly Genger installation 'Red, Yellow, Blue'

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If you’re in New York, go take a look at the installations by sculptor Orly Genger in Madison Square Park (as part of the Mad. Sq. Art program). It is so inspiring in it’s minimal, yet monumental ways. In using the traditional technique of knitting in a so not traditional way (Ms. Genger uses lobster …

Have You Seen This? : Emily Kroll/ Araks Quilts

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I love hearing and reading about creative collaborations between designers. This one is especially exciting as it nods to traditional Amish craftsmanship (and they’re handmade in PA!). Textile designer Emily Kroll and clothing designer Araks Yeramyan have partnered to create limited edition quilts. Kroll used leftover (gorgeous) materials from Araks fall/winter 2013 collection. The quilts …

Have You Seen This? : FlipClips

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In the Good Things section of Living this month, Jodi discovered the genius company FlipClips. FlipClips is a service allowing you to transform a video into a keepsake book. Jodi used a 30 second video of her sons which resulted in a 120-page flip book. I love the idea for Mother’s or Father’s Day. It …