portland bazaar – part deux.


hey pdx! the second annual Portland Bazaar is this coming weekend, December 8th + 9th so mark your calendars and color me envious — i so wish i could go to this handmade party! There will be local handmade design/gifts, food/drink tastings, live DJing from Beacon Sound and a long row of tasty Portland food trucks. hosted by wood & faulk, antler & co, and Design*Sponge... 
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unexpected guests: Sarah Goldschadt.


today’s unexpected guests is a little different — we’re visiting a home, as well as a book. we’re dropping in on new york city’s Sarah Goldschadt, the author of craft-a-day, published by quirk books and featuring over 430 pages of simple crafts broken down into weekly themes in which sarah crafted, wrote, and photographed the whole thing! By day... 
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you are awesome. so is this book.


it’s the weekend at long last, so what better time to check out artist abbey hendrickson’s new book You Are Awesome: 21 crafts to make you happy? this is one craft book i did not feel intimidated by. i think it’s the hand drawn sketches by UK-based artist named Fiona Biddington of the ‘how-to’ instructions that make the crafts in you are awesome... 
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creative bug: what will you make today?


it’s new and it’s pretty fantastic! creative bug is a new online how-to website, your go-to source for online diy, art and craft instruction. creative bug has gathered some of the most inspiring designers and crafters around to bring video workshops right to your screen. looking to learn something new? their online workshops provide project ideas, expert guidance... 
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crafting aliens invade blogger’s body.


okay, so the first thing you should know is that i’m not really a crafter. i kinda used to be, but never at the level that so many take it to these days — i mean, they’re bloody professional crafters, and i’m like a junior apprentice sorta lazy crafter. but when we were at method, they had a little crafting session with diy green guru danny seo, and... 
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