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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a wedding in savannah.

woohoo! grace of design*sponge finally gets to share photos from her gorgeous wedding in romantic Savannah, Georgia. martha stewart weddings covered the wedding, and at long last the issue is on stands now. for a sneak peek head on over to design*sponge to take a look. congratulations, grace, it was so much fun, and truly one of the most beautifully special and cozy settings... 
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