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Mousybabe at 2014 BUST Magazine Craftacular!

…aaaaand we’re back in business! In a few weeks, Mousybabe will be hawking our wares at the 2014 World Maker Faire, where BUST Magazine is sponsoring one of its awesome Craftacular events. Here are the deets: Saturday, September 20, 2014 New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th Street Queens, NY 11368 For more info on the… Read more »

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Vintage Receipt Printing Ribbon Cuffs

aww BITCH. How rad is this? And this? Speaking of cyberpunk the other day, these are what I’m talkin’ about. These bracelets are made by Robynn Molino Design from LA. I came across her goods through Scoutmob‘s mailing list. I remember noticing when Scoutmob first started championing local DIY/handmade businesses, along with the restaurant coupons… Read more »

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Problem-Solving Storage Ideas for a Small Space

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. If only you could see me as I write this post… I am presently climbing onto my soapbox and preparing to give a didactic little… Read more »

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My New Wall of Accessories

Took a cue from Suzi’s February 9 post today and assembled my very own wall of accessories… to accommodate my overflowing collection of belts, hair doodads, and hats. I did it all with two simple tools: a hammer and some nails. It was a long overdue solution to organizing knick knacks that were starting to find themselves… Read more »

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A Better Way to Keep Necklaces

If you’re like me, you rarely deck yourself out in jewelry unless it’s the bracelets and earrings you’re still wearing from the last event you bothered to dress up for. And it’s not that I don’t like accessorizing, I love it! But my laziness shows up in the strangest ways (for example, I’m too lazy… Read more »

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…aaaand that’s a wrap!

Crafty Bastards 2011 has come and gone. It was a wet one this year, but thanks to plastic sheeting and duct tape, we still had an amazing time! And special thanks to Kim + Sara of the Crafty Bastards crew for continuing to outdo themselves every year. Please note: We’re working on migrating all of… Read more »

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Mousybabe Goes to Crafty Bastards 2011

…And it’s official! We’ll be setting up shop again at the Washington City Paper‘s famed Crafty Bastards festival in October this year. Last year’s show was a bowl of fun and a resounding success! But we’ve come to expect nothing less from the organizers behind this festival who seem to have craft-festival-curating down to a… Read more »

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New Art From imoM!

Handmade Mart is back this Sunday, May 23, from 10am-5pm! It’s in downtown Silver Spring, and we’ll be showcasing brand new designs (well new to you, but most were originally created by our dad Ming-Yen Hsu in the ’70s or ’80s). A lot of these new designs are paper collages, which are my favorite of… Read more »

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homemade holiday vid for imoM

Check out a homemade film short we made for the imoM shop’s upcoming show at Handmade Mart! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reiL329_CNY&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0xcc2550&color2=0xe87a9f] The soundtrack is a song we recorded in winter 2008 with singers Laura Burhenn and May Tabol. Check out the full song at our new myspace page. Also, be sure to follow imoM at facebook.com/imomshop and twitter.com/imomshop!

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Come one, come all to the Ballston Arts & Crafts Market!

so looks like it’s that time of the year again for arts, crafts and music in the ballston sunshine! mousybabe will be on hand at the Ballston Arts and Crafts Market this coming Saturday, hawking our imoM prints and jewelry (including new 11×14  poster print additions, yay). See photo of the newly framed prints. This is the… Read more »