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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 …

Make It : Watercolor postcards

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I LOVE postcards.  I love sending them, receiving them, and just collecting them.  I love postcards from vacations, museums, restaurants, and especially postcards that are handmade.  These postcards were inspired by vintage hand-colored photographs- I used an inkjet printer to print photos from trips onto watercolor postcards.  Then I painted them delicately with watercolors- just highlighting …

Make It : A Sailboat Postcard by Erin Jang

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Today’s printable summer postcard comes from Erin Jang! If you’re a regular here on our blog, you may know that our love for Erin’s work is no secret: Hello! When I think about summertime, I’m reminded of those summers I lived in Boston, watching the sailboats on the water while jogging along the Charles River. …

Make It : A Watermelon Postcard from Charlotte Trounce

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Today’s summer postcard comes from one of our favorite illustrators, Charlotte Trounce. We fell in love Charlotte’s whimsical work long ago (like the swimmers below). I especially love her Olympics-inspired alphabet! To our delight, Charlotte has provided us with this delicious-looking printable postcard below. Click HERE to download the watermelon. Cut out along the watermelon …

Make It : A Pommebird Postcard by Ink + Wit

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Our first summer postcard of the week comes from Tara Hogan of Ink +Wit. “My red Ink + Wit Pommebird has been very popular over the years! The original design is an 8 x 10 letterpress print with additional birds and pomegranates. I loved the idea of having this design as a cheerful postcard greeting …

Inspiration Board : Postcard Week!

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Summer is the perfect time for sending postcards. Whether they are sent from far-off places or right from home, postcards are a fun, easy way to keep in touch with friends and family. Athena’s Clip-Art Postcards take the shape of classic items found on the beach – my favorite is the crab! They can be …

Make It : Easiest Thank You Notes Ever!

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We recently threw a sixth birthday party for my younger son (a science-themed party, which I posted about here on the Living Blog). He was lucky to celebrate with 20 of his dear friends–and get as many wonderful gifts. But, because I like my kids to be involved in the thank-you note writing, I was …

On The Web : CraftStudio

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Have you gotten a chance to play around with our CraftStudio App for the iPad? <object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ id=”ooyalaPlayer_13421329_1342121601″width=”450″ height=”600″codebase=””><param name=”movie” value=”″ /><param name=”bgcolor” value=”#000000″ /><param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always” /><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true” /><param name=”flashvars” value=”embedType=noscriptObjectTag&embedCode=kydG00NToShR6JbeDBovE9ARW0f1-85z&videoPcode=MyMGo6h73X-jHfvV7pidoDm3o4bK” /><embed src=”″ bgcolor=”#000000″width=”450″ height=”600″ name=”ooyalaPlayer_13421329_1342121601″ align=”middle”play=”false”loop=”false”allowscriptaccess=”always” allowfullscreen=”true” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash”flashvars=”embedCode=kydG00NToShR6JbeDBovE9ARW0f1-85z&videoPcode=MyMGo6h73X-jHfvV7pidoDm3o4bK”pluginspage=””></embed></object> To help celebrate the launch of the app, we invited some of our favorite bloggers …