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Make It : DIY Placemat Paintbrush Roll-Up Holder

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Today’s guest post comes from the uber-talented Brittany Watson Jepsen. Brittany is a designer/blogger/shop owner of The House That Lars Built in Copenhagen, Denmark. She also sells her work on Etsy: I’m always worried about my paintbrushes getting ruined when I travel. I’ve been on the lookout for the perfect contraption to keep them in …

Art. Write. Now.

Around Town : Art. Write. Now.

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I wanted to share with you a very special exhibit I saw over the weekend entitled Art. Write. Now. The show is packed with over five hundred works of art made by children in grades 7-12, all of whom have been recognized by the noteworthy non-profit The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. Each year …

Meet : Danny Seo

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Danny’s website: www.dannyseo.com Danny’s shop: www.dannyseo.com/category/shop Danny Seo is author of the Upcycling book series including “Upcycling” and the upcoming “Upcycling Celebrations.” The book series celebrates the idea of taking something you would normally discard and elevating it to a new level by making it more beautiful and functional in three steps or less. I’m …

Meet : Joel Henriques

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Joel’s website: www.madebyjoel.com Joel’s book: www.madebyjoel.com/madetoplay Joel Henriques is an artist who lives with his wife and three children in Portland, Oregon. He is author of the blog Made by Joel, where he shares his toys and craft ideas, and strives to show the importance and fun of handmade arts and crafts. He has recently …

Meet : Stephen Loidolt of Something's Hiding in Here

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Stephen’s website: somethingshidinginhere.com Stephen’s shop: foragehaberdashery.com 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 …

On The Web : Our Favorite Pinterest Boards

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Are you on Pinterest yet? We’re sort of obsessed here the Crafts Department…it’s such a great source for inspiration! Today we thought we’d share with you our favorite Craft and DIY Boards on Pinterest. There are thousands of boards out there, but below are our picks if you’re new to the site, in need of …

Mother's Day Robin Card with Rosa Clifford

Make It : Mother's Day Robin Card with Rosa Clifford

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Today the clever and meticulous card creator Rosa Clifford is sharing a darling card for Mother’s Day. Having worked with Rosa on several occasions when she appeared on the TV show, I have a deep appreciation for the time, care and total consideration she gives to all her designs and her how-to photos do not …

Around Town : Arrows

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Trend alert!  After spotting this eye-catching window display at a Louis Vuitton store, I realized that it’s official, arrows are totally hot right now. Maybe it’s Hunger Games fever, or perhaps a nod to cupid, but whatever it is, I’m seeing inspiring interpretations everywhere.  You may remember these little cuties that our friends at the Blow Up! …