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Make It : Bags for Earth Day

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Today is the 40th Anniversary of Earth day!  Here in the Crafts Dept, we love bringing new life to old scraps and forgotten objects. Here are two of my favorite recycled projects. Make these two bags using old t-shirts or pillowcases.  Bring your new/recycled bag  with you while you run errands and avoid wasting disposable …

Luxury Crafting. Bottega Veneta.

Photo Galleries : Luxury Crafting. Bottega Veneta.

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When Tomas Maier, the creative director of Bottega Veneta, was scheduled to appear on the show in early October, I was quite thrilled to say the least. When it came to my attention that he would not only be showcasing a selection of Bottega handbags, but would also be accompanied by the actual Italian craftsmen …

Inspiration Board : Bright Yellow

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I spent last weekend in Northampton visiting my Alma Mater and was really taken with bits of yellow sprouting up all over the campus grounds. Something about a shot of this color – and just a shot, too much can be overwhelming – really excites the eyes.  Susan Dwyer of  Up in the Air Somewhere …

Inspiration Board : Handmade in Portland

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I love this bag from Sara Barner, I’m really into the twisted handles. She and I used to work together at a leather accessories shop in the lower east side of Manhattan. She moved to Portland and started her own line of leather goods, Rose, all made by hand in her studio. She uses simple …