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Inspiration Board : Our New Martha Stewart Glass Paint Line

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We are thrilled that our new line of Martha Stewart Glass Paint has finally hit the stores at Michaels! Along with our partners at Plaid, we have crafted brand new tools and paint formulas specifically for glass and ceramic surfaces. And just like our original craft paint line, this new glass paint is designed to …

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Around Town : Sepp Leaf Products

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Getting out of the office to see things in person is always a good thing for getting inspired, collecting ideas or learning about something new. Getting out of the office for a little refresher on something you may already know is also useful, which is what a few of us did recently with a trip …

Around Town : Finding Inspiration at Capitol Fishing Tackle Co.

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I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find craft supplies in the most surprising places.  On a recent trip to the garment district, I stumbled upon Capitol Fishing Tackle Company (their great vintage-looking neon sign caught my eye.) As it turns out, Capitol Fishing Tackle has been in NYC for over 100 years, and is …

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 …

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 : Walter Kent of Peg and Awl

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Walter’s shop: www.pegandawl.etsy.com Walter’s website: www.pegandawlbuilt.com We are husband and wife with a boy called Søren and a boy called Silas. We live and work in Philadelphia, Penna. Our work is made from olde things, treasures found and recovered from misfortune and neglect, relics of the unusual, the confused and the macabre, cut and pulled …