dear grace. or something like that.


ever wonder what the heck to do with all this social media stuff? twitter, facebook, pinterest, instagram — it’s daunting, right? well over on design*sponge today, grace has compiled a guide to modern etiquette, and it’s a good one. grace invited me (thank you!) along with Joy of Oh Joy!, Greg from Apartment Therapy, Lucy from The Design Files, Emily Henderson,... 
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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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pssst. design*sponge is out! and we’re giving one away.


we’ve all been anxiously awaiting the arrival of this design book to hit the shelves, but it’s finally here! for two long years, grace bonney has put her heart and soul into her new book, design*sponge at home and we can finally get our hands on the 400-page, 3.4 pound design*sponge book with over 700 photographs to inspire and delight us! grace has provided me... 
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’tis the diy season!


hey east coast crafters! if you’re in the NY area this weekend design*sponge is doing a DIY wreath-building class with amy merrick at the brooklyn flea’s ‘GIFTED’ fair this weekend. the whole class is only $40 and it gets you all the supplies and decorations for creating a 10-12 inch wreath. they’ll be decorating with greens, pinecones, berries... 
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friends & neighbors: diy design*sponge.


i saw this cold weather picnic pack from ingenious diy editor kate pruitt over on design*sponge and i just had to share. this is so adorable, and practical, too. for the how-to steps on make one of your very own, skip on over to design*sponge, just in time for the weekend!  
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