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Ahoy! Nautical 1st Birthday!

Celebrate : Ahoy! Nautical 1st Birthday!

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Speaking of parties, this past weekend was my son’s FIRST birthday party! Since he’s a Pisces, I went with a fishing/nautical theme (it seems I’m not going to get over this theme anytime soon, but yes, he will be allowed to pick his own theme once he can talk). And since it was his very …

Celebrate : Party in a box addition

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Remember the ‘Party in a box’ I sent for my mom’s 70th birthday back in November … well only just now did she finally have her celebration. Once it got closer to the event, she asked if I had any ideas for place cards she could get in Germany. I told her  I’d think about …

More Valentine's Day Cards!

Make It : More Valentine's Day Cards!

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WARNING! If you are my sweetheart, please stop reading now. A couple of years ago I started a tradition of mailing a Valentine to my honey starting February 1st, till the actual day of Valentine. Yup, 14…sent by real mail. In the past it’s been a collection of great cards I have found by talented …

Celebrate : Party in (make believe) Paris

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At this point you’ve seen several of our office parties on this blog, but the birthday party my friends put together for me last week, topped it all: I was lucky enough to go to Paris last Fall … the first trip I took just with my best friend, without family, since my kids were …

Office Birthday Cards

Inspiration Board : Office Birthday Cards

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We are big fans of the office birthday party (did you see Blake’s post showing a few of our celebrations?). No party is complete without a handmade card signed by coworkers. We’re lucky in that we have “a little” glitter and few craft tools around. However, if your office is not similarly stocked, a lot …

Around Town : Postcards from the Edge

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  December was crazy as always at TV, but as we did last year, a group of us from the TV Art Department took an evening in early December to create mini pieces of art to donate to Postcards From the Edge: A Benefit for Visual AIDS. It supports a great cause and since we …

Inspiration Board : Glitter!

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What are the holidays without a little glitter? OK, seriously, it’s usually a lot. Since there is still plenty of time to get shiny for New Year’s Eve, I wanted to share this great video made by the folks over at Etsy about the shiny stuff. As Roger Ertle VP at Glittertex says during the …

Champagne Chairs

Make It : Champagne Chairs

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Today Joel Henriques from the popular blog Made by Joel is a guest on The Martha Stewart Show showing Martha how two pieces of wood and a little bit of imagination can create a clever doll house for a kid. While prepping for the segment, prop stylist Robert Diamond made a request for small things …