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all i want for Christmas: Kirin’s wishlist.

December 22nd, 2010 · No Comments

Dear Santa, This year, Kirin would like to receive the following gifts beneath her Christmas tree . . . 1. This is Paris! by Miroslav Sasek — an amazing children’s book to help her prepare for her French excursion in May (and to add to her Sasek collection)! 2. A subscription to The Thing Quarterly – instead of [...]

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all i want for christmas: erin’s wishlist.

December 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Dear Santa, Erin would really love it if you could leave these gifts underneath her Christmas tree . . . 1. Fringed Poncho Sweater in Charcoal from Nasty Gal 2. Tunnel Vision Tray from Fish’s Eddy 3. Boat Street Pickles from Blackbird 4. Tenba Messenger Camera Bag 5. An Object Of Beauty by Steve Martin

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all i want for christmas: ryan’s wishlist.

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

Dear Santa, We hope it’s not too late for last minute requests, but this year, Ryan hopes to find these underneath the Christmas tree . . . 1. A Dremel MultiPro Kit 2. MSA Safety Works Respirator 3. A vintage can of Krylon, any color really, but the more obscure, the better 4. Argyle socks, [...]

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all i want for christmas: kim’s wishlist.

December 21st, 2010 · No Comments

The Christmas countdown has begun! Only four days left to shop, bake, and wrap. Speaking of gift wrap, here are some items on my Christmas wishlist that I’m hoping to unwrap this year . . . 1. Novel Duffle bag by Herschel Supply Co. 2. Pendleton Glacier National Park Blanket 3. A vintage Tensor desk [...]

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have a handmade holiday: win a necklace by laura lombardi!

December 17th, 2010 · 125 Comments

This contest is now closed! We’ll contact the winner via email and post their name here soon! Thanks! Chicago-based jewelry designer Laura Lombardi started her company almost two years ago, and since then, her fabulous designs have been garnering press left and right. She’s been profiled in Bust magazine and NYLON,  and most recently her stacked rectangle [...]

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snack brutality.

December 13th, 2010 · No Comments

  Chocolate Bunny from Blink on Vimeo. When I was younger, I had a rather unconventional relationship with animal fruit snacks. I often found myself feeling guilty about forcing these cute little creatures down my throat, so I instead chose to foster an unbreakable bond with them. Soon enough, i had myself convinced that they [...]

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have a handmade holiday: win two pairs of sterling silver earrings from Lock and Spoon!

December 13th, 2010 · 102 Comments

THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED! Win two pairs of handmade sterling silver earrings from New York City based duo, Lock and Spoon! You can check out their Etsy site HERE and their blog HERE. Here’s how it works: *Add a comment to the bottom of this post and tell us which piece is your favorite [...]

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Thereza Rowe’s Online Advent Calendar.

December 10th, 2010 · No Comments

London-based graphic designer and illustrator Thereza Rowe is giving fans a true treat for the holidays. For the next month, she’s posting one drawing a day to her blog, therein creating an online advent calendar. What a fun idea!

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have a handmade holiday: win a golden girls zine and set of postcards from jacqueline bos!

December 9th, 2010 · 42 Comments

This contest is now closed! Congrats to Vanessa from Singapore!!! Jaqueline Bos is a Portland based illustrator.  Among other things she enjoys magic, myths, minty tea, and hanging out with her super fat cat Zooey Papaya. Jacqueline’s Etsy site, JackiePeppermint, is filled with all sorts of lovely illustrations and goodies. You can also check out [...]

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Busy Beaver Button Museum.

December 8th, 2010 · No Comments

Everywhere you turn, someone has a statement to make…and judging by the work of Christen Carter, founder of Busy Beaver Button Co., the biggest statements are often best made on a small platform…such as a 1 inch button. In the late 1800s, buttons were used as a colorful way to promote all kinds of things…politicians, [...]

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