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have a handmade holiday: win festive paper goods from IN HAUS Press, Gold Teeth Brooklyn, OR Design des Troy!

November 29th, 2010 · 29 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! Congratulations to Liz, Brianna, and Amber who will be sending stylish holiday greetings to all of their friends and families!!! Up For Grabs From Design des Troy 1 set of Happiest of Holidays cards and 1 set of Holiday Triangle Pattern cards (six cards in each set). Samantha and Owen […]

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Tags: art · artists · design · etc. · holidays · paper goods

have a handmade holiday: win a tea towel by dear colleen!

November 15th, 2010 · 61 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! Congratulations to Marija M. of Minnesota, who is excited to put her new tea towel to good use! Colleen Pugh is an British graphic designer with a witty sense of humor and a penchant for typography. She currently resides in Wellington, New Zealand, and is well on her way to realizing […]

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have a handmade holiday: win a mini triangle bag by jenny andrews!

November 11th, 2010 · 91 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! CONGRATS TO ERICA T. of Messina, Italy who won the super sweet mini triangle bag by Jenny Andrews! Jenny Andrews gives old leather jackets a second life. She turns them into gorgeous recycled leather bags! The Vancouver-based designer has always had a passion for fashion, starting at a young age when […]

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have a handmade holiday: win a necklace by a common thread

November 9th, 2010 · 134 Comments

CONGRATS TO JULIE B of Bellingham, WA who has won the awesome necklace by A Common Thread! Wear it in good health, Julie!!! With the spirit of Thanksgiving approaching, the function key would like to show our thanks and love with an amazing give away. In fact, we will be doing 6 weeks of Have […]

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our gift to you: six weeks of giveaways!

November 9th, 2010 · 2 Comments

This year, we’re grabbing the holidays by the reindeer horns. We’re keeping our budgets in check and our last minute acquisitions to a minimum. We are not letting the holidays become an arms race. Well, OK, we’re not letting the holidays become a super expensive, purse string-bursting arms race. And just exactly how are we […]

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dia de los muertos!

November 1st, 2010 · Comments Off on dia de los muertos!

Halloween has come and gone – but don’t forget about Dia De Los Muertos! The Los Angeles Times had some great coverage of some early morning celebrations!

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Tags: current events · holidays · photography

happy halloween!

October 31st, 2010 · Comments Off on happy halloween!

Powerpuff Girls by Amy Stein We hope you’re all partaking in some spooky festivities this weekend and looking as cool as these two Powerpuff Girls! The photo is by NYC-based photographer Amy Stein from her Halloween in Harlem series. A few of the images from the series are available for purchase on 20×200, which is […]

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vintage fireworks labels for the fourth!

July 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Happy Fourth of July! For those of you celebrating the holiday, we hope it’s filled with cookouts, libations, and lots of fireworks! Speaking of fireworks, we found some AMAZING vintage fireworks labels that we thought would be perfect to highlight for the Fourth. Have a good one!   All labels found at Firework Heritage Museum.

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today, our dog is one year old.

June 2nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Dollar turned one today, and we decided to celebrate. So we served him a Pupcake (doggy cupcake) from Polka Dog bakery on our finest Alessi porcelain . . .  and made him a paper crown . . .        He feasted like a tiny king!

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don't forget your easter bonnet!

March 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment

Easter is upon us, and this year you’re ahead of the game. The Sunday dress is pressed and hanging neatly in the closet. The chocolates are nestled perfectly in their basket waiting for their imminent demise. Unfortunately, you’ve just realized you’ve forgotten THE Easter Sunday essential — the bonnet! But don’t panic! We’ve found the perfect solution, it’s […]

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