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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? : 'emitips'

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It is still cold in the mornings as I’m waiting for the train , and I always am quite jealous of all the men with their touchscreen compatible gloves checking their iphones, as my fingers are freezing. I just could never get myself to buy any of those gloves, as they usually look like – well, …

Make It : Beaded Bags

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I’ve long been eying the amazing beaded accessories that many designers did this season … just couldn’t afford a single one of them. So I decided to make my own … scaled down and simplified maybe, but then again I prefer that anyway. These bags were the results and in the December issue of Martha Stewart …

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 …

On The Web : DIY Trompe L'oeil Fashion

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Have you tried any of the Trompe L’oeil projects from the September issue of Living yet?  These projects are so quick, you’ll be able to whip something up in time for the first day of school (yikes, is summer over already??)  Try our tees, which would be equally sweet on kids or adults (I’m imagining …

Make It : Studded Accessories

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I’ve been seriously coveting some of the studded fashion that is out in the world these days.  It seems like every article of clothing and accessory can be embellished- and from runway to DIY, everyone’s doing it. Check out our web-exclusive story on making studded accessories- easy, low-commitment projects that will compliment any outfit and …

Make It : Chic Summer Shorts

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It’s already reached above 100 degrees here in New York this summer, which means gone are the days of sporting pants and leggings on the street. We’ve spotted a few cute DIY projects using simple pairs of shorts on the web, and thought a round-up was in order! Taking a pair of plain shorts- we …

Meet : Stephen Loidolt of Something's Hiding in Here

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Stephen’s website: Stephen’s shop: hello, i’m stephen and i like to make things. after graduating with my BFA and MFA in sculpture, i started to collaborate with my wife, shauna, by making small gifts for friends. we began making product under the name something’s hiding in here and unexpectedly found ourselves running a business …