’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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oh, and happy, happy friday.

‘deep south in the northeast’ is a new show at artstream gallery, curated by none other than that charming southern girl at heart, grace bonney of design*sponge. the show opens tomorrow, july 11th from 5-8pm and celebrates grace’s love affair with the deep south. she’s invited 9 of her favorite southern artists to take part in the group show. if you’re... 
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friends & neighbors: diy @ design*sponge.

my favorite diy duo, lauren & derek of the curiosity shoppe, have done it again over on design*sponge. if you haven’t checked it out before, lauren & derek post amazing diy ideas on design*sponge every wednesday, and this week i was so jazzed to see this beautiful camera strap cover made from a fabric scrap! i am making this pronto-like, and i was thinking it... 
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