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Make It : Summer necklaces for (little) girls

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As a mother of 2 boys, I use any excuse to make something pretty for a sweet little girl (not that my boys aren’t sweet, but pretty isn’t exactly in their vocabulary, let alone their wardrobe). So for the 4th birthday of a little friend of mine, I wanted to make a necklace … the …

Make It : Silver Baskets

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Memorial Day is fast approaching. Are you going to the beach !? Do you have your summer accessories figured out yet ?! For an easy way to update last year’s tired pieces, all you need is a spray can (and an outside space to do this work). Take a look at these projects I did …

Make It : Puff Paint Earrings

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Today’s guest post comes from the fabulous Evie S: I’m excited to share with you all an idea to make loads of earrings in all your favorite spring colors for just pennies a pair, using puff paint. This oft overlooked form of paint is usually in the category of tacky, but this project gives puff …

Inspiration Board : Cherry Blossoms

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Each Spring, I am so thrilled to see the trees blooming and the tulips and daffodils popping up (despite my seasonal allergies!)  Cherry blossoms are a real highlight for me, so I was pretty excited to see them opening up last week.  The beautiful blooms have a short peak season, so you’ll have to be …


Inspiration Board : Houndstooth

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Over the past number of months I have been quite interested in pixelation and how to represent images as collections of neatly organized little squares – so geometrically satisfying! At the same time I have been looking at classic fabric prints and patterns and how striking they are when done on a large, graphic scale. …

Inspiration Board : Gingham and Stripes

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On a recent outing in SoHo, I noticed a lot of pattern in the shops.  Ben Sherman has some fresh gingham- And Kate Spade has stripes galore- If you like these fresh takes on very classic patterns, we’ve got just the projects to keep you crafting on-trend.  Make a statement with this gingham screen- photo …

Inspiration Board : Fashion Week Invites, Part 2

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As New York Fashion Week ended on Thursday last week, I thought it appropriate to pay tribute to my favorite part – the invitations! As you may remember from my post in the fall, I love pouring over the cleverly constructed invites each designer sends out. The materials, sizes and shapes of each are so …

Making Dolls

On The Web : Making Dolls

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Did you see the story in February’s Living on Jess Brown and her amazing handmade dolls? You’ll find a little sneak peak into her studio, as well as learn a bit about the story behind these beautiful dolls, and her crafting techniques. And if you feel inspired to make your own dolls, follow our link …