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Inspiration Board : Trend Report from New York Fashion Week

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With the crisp weather in New York this week, I’m starting to see warmer clothing hit the streets… and especially in light of Fashion Week, I’ve got Fashion on the mind! While pouring over the coverage on Instagram, in the papers and on blogs, I noticed a few major trends: Stripes! All-over Florals! Glow-in-the-dark! Below …

Inspiration Board : The Wonderful World of Nina Chakrabarti

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Have you seen Blake’s chic take on Trompe l’Oeil Accessories from the September issue of Living? She teamed up with illustrator extraordinaire Nina Chakrabarti to create various accessories such as shoe clips, bangles, pouches and bags, and t-shirts. Nina is the author of a few wonderfully fun coloring books called My Wonderful World of Shoes …

Inspiration Board : Fashion Week Invites

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New York Fashion Week is here! We’ve got a bit of an obsession with printed matter here in the Crafts Department, so see below for this season’s round up of Fashion Week invites (see past seasons here and here). This invitation from Alexander Wang is glow in the dark!   Antonio Lopez’ invite holds a …

Inspiration Board : Our New Martha Stewart Glass Paint Line

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We are thrilled that our new line of Martha Stewart Glass Paint has finally hit the stores at Michaels! Along with our partners at Plaid, we have crafted brand new tools and paint formulas specifically for glass and ceramic surfaces. And just like our original craft paint line, this new glass paint is designed to …

Inspiration Board : Collecting Jenaer Glass

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In the September issue of Living I worked on a story about Jenaer Glass.  I have been collecting both vintage and new Jenaer for a number of years.  I love that the glass is functional and durable but its design is delicate and elegant.  It is not the type of glass that gets left on …

Inspiration Board : back to school (for grown ups)

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Every year I anticipate the kids’ school supply list, remembering my own proud moments of new pencil cases and new books … and yet every year it is a slight disappointment, as the lists are so specific : 36 yellow wood No.2  pencils, 5 two pocket plastic folders in purple, yellow, blue, red and green, …

Inspiration Board : Back to School!

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September 1st is less than a week away, which means it’s time to start thinking about ringing in the new school year! There are so many great back to school finds on Etsy and BigCartel – scroll below for some of our picks to help you get set for September. I love these bright-colored, handmade …

Inspiration Board : Pretty Notebooks

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Our amazing intern Dani left us to return to RISD, but she left these lovely thank you gifts in her place- It looks like she used painters tape to mask off shapes and paint bright accents on these Moleskine notebooks.  She tucked our favorite Muji pens into a rubber band on the notebook.  The best …