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Waste Land: A Film on Art and Humanity

On one of many evenings I find myself twidding my thumbs waiting for sven to finish work, I watched Waste Land, a documentary I found on Hulu about a 3-year art project at a Brazilian landfill, Jardim Gramacho, apparently the largest garbage dump in the world. The film tracked the evolution of an idea by… Read more »

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SKULLSHAKER. New Track, New Vid “Doin It In The Park”

Busy! We’ve been busy. Which explains why new posts have been paltry of late. Nevertheless here is a good excuse for why. This is a slick new video by Charlie Michael featuring some DC trickers and bboys doin’ it in Rock Creek Park. Tricking apparently is an art form that mixes martial arts, gymnastics and… Read more »

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Mousybabe Jewelry Crafting

I’ve been devoting a beautiful Saturday afternoon to making our Mousybabe jewelry, which features, as usual, our dad’s artwork. This is a thin vertical pendant that we sold out of in one show last year, and we hadn’t gotten around to making more until now. It was a shame at the time because we realized… Read more »

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MOUSYBABE CLOSET SALE No. 1

I spent this past Saturday cleaning out a messy “storage” area in the corner of the kitchen which has been an eyesore for the last year. So much so that a little mouse appears to have taken up residence amid the mess! But I digress… I took advantage of my cleaning rampage to also finalize… Read more »

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Why do I want this bag so much?

I just like it. Target $29.99. I can already hear Em telling me how lame I am. I already tweeted about the bag a couple days ago. I think I shouldn’t have taken a picture of it so that I see it every time I look for a photo to upload. (sad face!) It’s probably… Read more »

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Bat Blockprint Project

Returning to this blockprinting project that I started a few weeks ago. It’s my goal to finish whittling this print out today, so I can start using it on my linen dishtowels and napkins. If I succeed hopefully I can post an update photo later today! Stay tuned 2:10pm Ok here’s the update. Still got… Read more »

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Stylelights!

Bizzle #1 (aka Em) with a new colorful stripey tank (bangin’ bargain alert: $7 Forever XXI) and baggy blue jeans that, um, aren’t supposed to be baggy but she’s got no meat to fill it. New York skyline in the background (priceless, haha). The necklace is the one handcrafted by our cousin Ellen, which we… Read more »

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Handmade <3: "De Stijl, Except For Triangles"

I wanted to showcase a few of the latest pieces of jewelry that my cousin Ellen made. She’s visiting for a few days from LA, and I was delighted that she bore gifts when she arrived on my doorstep! Of course, these particular gifts here were extra special because she designed and made them by… Read more »

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Mousybabe’s Shoes in the News. Legwarmers Too!

The awesome peeps at Brightest Young Things must like Em and my shoes, yay! This is probably the third occasion where they’ve included a photo of just our ankles + shoesies when posting a montage of pics from a show. Below is the latest one, courtesy of Alex Lee from the Run For Cover show… Read more »

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Brilliant! Vintage Dishware For Sale at Local Coffeeshop

While waiting for my cup of coffee at the ’60s-inspired Coffy Cafe in Columbia Heights, I noticed a little table of vintage dishware for sale, kind of like a display you’d see at a yard sale. It struck me as such a great idea! It turns out the dishware belonged to the lady at the… Read more »