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DIY World Party Day Invitation w/Amy from Pikaland!

March 19, 2012
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Hi everyone! Welcome to the first in our series of World Party Day tutorials! We are thrilled to have such talented contributors over the next two weeks to get us prepared for our celebrations on April 3rd. From food to favors to decor to parties-on-the-go, some of our favorite bloggers and artists will be...
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WORLD PARTY DAY APRIL 3 2012!!!

March 8, 2012
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I AM SO EXCITED to share the next BIG THINGS project with you guys…. we are teaming up with the party experts at The Adventure School & Australian crafter-extraordinaire, Kitiya Palaskas, to throw the ultimate synchronized world-wide celebration for WORLD PARTY DAY on APRIL 3 2012! We asked friends from around the globe to come up with brilliant new ideas...
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sarah dougherty, MFA!

March 7, 2012
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for those of you who have been following the blog for the past few years, you might remember my first ever BIG THINGS AHEAD interview with artist, sarah dougherty. nico and i went to north carolina in 2009 and stayed with sarah in greensboro, who was about to leave for los angeles to start her...
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hole in one!

February 23, 2012
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MINI GOLF!!!!!! oooh maaaaaan i loved mini golf as a kid!!! some of my fondest memories of growing up involve the elaborate courses at castles n’ coasters in phoenix, birthday parties in chicago, and just hanging around in the summertime hittin’ some balls. circle through the loop-de-loop, past the windmill, around the mermaids, no!...
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BIG BIG CITY: BROOKLYN success!

February 20, 2012
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saturday’s mini-snow flurries made the perfect day for hanging out at launchpad and learning some skills! here are some shots of the BBC: Brooklyn event we had last weekend w/brooklyn skillshare at launchpad in crown heights. it was such a pleasure working with meg, who is an expert community organizer and helped put together some...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO success!

February 15, 2012
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i’m back in oakland after a wonderful 10 day trip to chicago and new york! HOLY SHIT you guys, i am so excited to report back that both BIG BIG CITY events went so smoothly and successfully…i almost can’t believe it’s all over. chicago came out in full force on a frigid tuesday night...
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BIG BIG CITY: BROOKLYN!!!

February 2, 2012
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BIG BIG CITY moves from chicago to brooklyn next week for an awesome saturday of mini-skills workshops and another pop-up art market! we are so excited to be working with brooklyn skillshare to bring you a saturday of fun in crown heights! join us on saturday, february 11th at launchpad, where three brooklyn artists...
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BIG BIG CITY: CHICAGO!!!

January 30, 2012
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WOW WOW WOW everyone! i am really excited to unveil the next project we are working on…. BIG BIG CITY: a yearlong series of events celebrating and connecting the vibrant arts communities of the USA! yes, isn’t that exciting? the first stop will be in my hometown of CHICAGO next tuesday, february 7th. i...
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patchwork

January 23, 2012
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nick emailed me with some wonderful images tonight, including the lovely and highly-collectible boro, a type of patched japanese textile composed of recycled and reused fabrics that literally means “rag.” japanese textiles have always been a source of inspiration for me, so after researching boro, i was excited to discover sri, a textile gallery in brooklyn...
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the great necklace exchange!!!

January 17, 2012
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over the holidays i participated in the fashion loves people necklace exchange with the girls at metier! we all signed up to make a necklace tailored for a stranger and then received one in the mail. such a fun idea and a great way to get to know the community of talented bloggers out...
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