You would think that after making 70+ neckties for my wedding I would swear to never touch a necktie again. But here I am making more. Just in time for the BUST Craftacular @ Maker Faire on Saturday, September 20 in Queens NY. We’ll also have some newly designed tampon bags. Or you can call… Read more »
Saw this stool at an East Harlem bakery (Savoy) and had to snap a photo. It’s a wooden crate with steel reinforcements that was turned upside down to serve as a stool seat. Genius! A crate-turned-seat with a natural cottage chic aesthetic.
Just shipped out our latest Etsy order to Lester, Pennslyvania. Set of 10 cards with 10 Kraft envelopes.
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. I’ve been discovering various idiosyncrasies about this place as we go, some cute, some annoying. But many of which have required some creative DIY-ing. (…yes,… Read more »
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. This past weekend I set to work making the muslin lining that will sit behind our linen curtains. This will help to block light and… Read more »
Dessert first! Of course. Snowman box, gotten from Jacks 99 Cent store. Whadda steal. Homemade Brazilian truffles inside by Em. Four flavors, clockwise from 12 o’clock — pistachio, chocolate sprinkles, cinnamon pecan, cocoa powder. Here’s how you make ’em. Em’s flaky curry beef pie and veggie springroll. Mama Hsu’s sticky brown rice and eggs (Taiwanese:… Read more »
Every holiday, I assemble a special care package for my mother-in-law in Stadtroda, Germany, and a few of her dearest friends. This year’s treat involved DIY spice packets that can be used to jazz up a bottle of apple cider or fruity zinfandel … perfect for sipping by an open fire on a snowy winter… Read more »
Day 2! Carlos and Tom set the screen up for print — drilling clamps into the table to hold the screen in place. A nice stash of chemicals and cran-grape juice to keep us going, compliments of Tom. Pedal junkie Patrick Bellflur provides background music while field testing his brand new toy… Carlos (below) makes… Read more »
We were off to the Bellflur mansion last night to start screenprinting the new single. We got a late start because two horses had gotten loose from the mansion stable and Carlos had to run out in the dark road and walk them back almost a mile. Back inside, we finished Photoshopping the artwork and… Read more »