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Entries Tagged as 'paper goods'

beatrice coron puts a positive spin on papercuts.

January 6th, 2011 · 3 Comments

Bestrice Coron’s whimsical papercuts are incredibly intricate pieces of artwork.  They draw inspiration from various angles such as poems, current events, and even philosophical concepts…and quite frankly, I can’t stop looking at them.

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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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Tags: design · etc. · holidays · modern objects · paper goods

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

December 9th, 2010 · 41 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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present & correct’s london pop-in shop.

December 6th, 2010 · No Comments

If you’re unfamiliar with Present & Correct, consider this an introduction. The super cool online shop stocks a mish-mash of vintage and modern office and stationary supplies designed in house like this Primary Colors Card Kit, these Tartan Cards, and this vintage 6 Languages Calendar and assembles them in little desk top scenes that are so rad [...]

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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 · 28 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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have a handmade holiday: win a print and a tea towel by leah duncan!

November 22nd, 2010 · 48 Comments

This contest is now CLOSED!!! CONGRATS TO Elise C. of Foxboro, MA. who won this one of a kind print and tea towel by  Leah Duncan!“ Originally from South Carolina, Leah Duncan now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and family of cats and foster puppies.  Leah received her bachelors in commercial printing, and has [...]

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collages by jacob whibley: a nod to a paper-peppered past.

November 15th, 2010 · No Comments

For me, Jacob Whibley‘s collages are a reminder of simpler times. I think of  grade school – writing weekly journal entries on lined newsprint and grimacing as it tore from the pressure of my eraser or the year I practically lived in the library because I was required to write a book report every single week [...]

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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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paperback wall.

November 12th, 2010 · No Comments

In the last few months I have attempted to read about four different books…but with my crazy busy life and inability to prioritize, I am ashamed to say that I don’t think I have completed a single one.  Instead, I spend my time doing more important things…like researching cool how-tos.  Luckily, in doing so, I [...]

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Tags: art · design · interiors · paper goods

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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