Posts Tagged ‘ handmade ’

BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012

max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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holiday bazaar this weekend!

December 1, 2011

we’re kicking off the holiday season with a Holiday Bazaar this weekend, featuring lots of our talented friends & artists! we’ll be at people’s gallery from 12-5 on saturday, dec. 3rd with hot toddies, cookies, and lots of options for unique, thoughtful gifts. come hang out and support your local makers & businesses! here’s...
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bookblog

April 28, 2011

there are SOOOOO many book blogs out there, probably just as many as there are books, themselves! at first i thought it was silly to photograph their pages, but then i realized the value in posting all that information that’s often ignored now that we just google everything! i love book by its cover,...
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domestic articles

December 10, 2010

Mats, Calabashes, Hats, Spoons, Ladles, Basket, Cap, Harp, Beads, Pin Cushion, Small Elephant Tusks from charles spencer smith’s Glimpses of Africa, West and Southwest coast; containing the author’s impressions and observations during a voyage of six thousand miles from Sierra Leone to St. Paul de Loanda and return, including the Rio del Ray and...
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holiday favorites from the BIG THINGS SHOP!

November 24, 2010

we thought we’d take a moment away from our busy thanksgiving cookie baking schedule to bring you a few favorites from the BIG THINGS SHOP. forget about the black friday silliness and shop handmade & local w/BT! our master gift wrappers would be honored to wrap your gift (no charge!) and bonus: Bay Area...
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the ultimate nyc KIOSK

June 20, 2010

why don’t we have kiosks in america? the best part about convenient shopping in europe is the kiosk–a small stand on every corner or even in the middle of nowhere with a broad range of small items for sale. stamps, cigarettes, sunglasses, candy bars, condoms, whatever! when i was in new york, nick pointed...
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CELEBRATION ROOM #1

June 5, 2010

the latest idea i have and want to share with you all are my CELEBRATION ROOMS! both public and private spaces will be transformed into spaces in which everyone, friends and strangers, are invited to celebrate. celebrate what, you may ask? why, whatever you wish to celebrate! the day! success! a reunion! a birthday!...
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lay your weary head to rest

May 14, 2010

LOOK WHAT I MADE!!!!!! pillowcase from an old skirt and leftover fringe from my halloween costume. fits well in the living room, don’t it?
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old ass flowers

March 6, 2010

beautiful reign on esty is selling incredibly well preserved rosettes from the 10s and 20s, some that are still attached to the original tissue paper! that huge sheet is going for $1200, a pretty penny for some pretty little ribbon flowers. i can’t believe how gorgeous these are after all these years! she has...
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nice handiwork

February 2, 2010

yet another gem of the digital collection of the new york public library, the peasant art of subcarpathian russia published in 1926. great inspiration for patterns, embroidery, and your (and my) spring gypsy looks.
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