Posts Tagged ‘ craft ’

Adios Amigos!

July 2, 2012
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Hombres, today I am headed down to Mexico City for a two week trip of exploration and adventure! Next week I’ll be in Oaxaca and from there I’m going back to Chicago to visit friends & family. The feelings I have right now are impossible to explain….but it is my first trip into the...
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World Party Day in San Francisco!

April 11, 2012
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I am officially recovered from World Party Day! The party in SF was a great success despite the rainy Tuesday night. We packed Asterisk Magazine’s headquarters with streamers, alien and earth balloons, got hopped up on cupcakes and pixie sticks and Whirled Party Drinks! We limbo-ed, we danced, we g-chatted and had a ball. Smiles...
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WPD Flower Swizzle Sticks w/Kit Palaskas!

April 5, 2012
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My partner in planning all of these World Party Day shenanigans is none other than artist/designer/craft-lover, Kit Palaskas in Sydney! I had admired her blog for so long and asked her to do a project with me several months ago, which developed into World Party Day! Operating on an 18 hour time difference and using...
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More World Party Day Tutorials!

April 5, 2012
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I hope everyone had an awesome World Party Day yesterday!!! The San Francisco party had me running all over town in preparation, so here are a few tutorials from our WPD series…a little late, but always applicable! Find out how to make all kinds of confetti (like the rectangles above!) with Jenny from Hank...
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World Party Day Button Tutorial!

April 2, 2012
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Well everyone, World Party Day is right around the corner! It’s actually starting TONIGHT in Australia and Kit is busy prepping her party in Sydney while we here on the West Coast have one more day of waiting… By now, those of you who requested buttons should have received your package in the mail-...
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WPD Part 2: Make a Diamond Piñata w/Debbie & Lilian!

March 31, 2012
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After an epic trip to Chicago’s premier Mexican candy store, Dulcelandia, Debbie & Lilian are on to Part 2 of their World Party Day celebration- teaching us how to make your own diamante-shaped piñata! Visit Debbie’s blog for a step-by-step tutorial on how to make a piñata…then fill it with candy and bash the...
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WPD Paper Sphere Tutorial w/Potluck Revival

March 26, 2012
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Becca is the master behind much of the decor for The Adventure School‘s parties up in Seattle, so we of course had to have her on to demonstrate how she manifests some of her creations. This tutorial on how to make paper spheres on her blog, Potluck Revival, is a good lesson in math and...
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WPD Paper Banner Tutorial w/Glademade

March 26, 2012
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We’re heading down south today for Glade Hensel’s quick tutorial on how to make a simple paper banner for World Party Day! It’s so easy, you can’t afford not to do it! Glade is an artist and designer working in Austin, Texas. Visit her blog or check out her Etsy for her colorful, quirky embroidered...
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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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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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