Archive for the ‘home made’ Category

Droog New York = Awesome

Check it out! They have awesome products and cool showcases.

Meet Felicia the Hippo

This is just a little reminder to view things through different perspectives.  Think out of the norms of everyday monotony.  Just try ok, it might make you better.

Felicia the Hippo

Designer:
Jennifer Gibbs, 2005

Manufacturer:
Soft Goods, USA

Materials:
Nylon fabric and filling

Notes:
Made from vintage patterns, these classic animals get an updated look with kid friendly washable nylon.

Approximately 20″ in Height and 8″ wide.

BUY ME!

Design for a Dollar @ NYC design week

This is an awesome project done by Pratt Institute.  Students came up with some really cool design solutions with only a dollar for the New York City Design Week 2009.

Be your own fabric designer!

This is an excellent idea for those of you who are passionate about your design abilities and would like to make custom fabrics, spoonflower now makes that possible.  Here are some instructions on how to upload and purchase your designs. Check out the Fabric of the week contest.

It’s a good thing…when you can say “Whatever Martha!”

I absolutely can think of nothing better than relaxing and watching Alexis Stewart (yes, Martha’s daughter) and her friend Jennifer Koppelman Hutt commentate on Martha Stewart Living.  These ladies are “bringing their witty, irreverent, comedic points of view to life in the Fine Living Network series Whatever, Martha! Watch as Alexis and Jennifer share their unique take on some of the domestic icon’s most memorable moments from her Emmy award-winning television series, Martha Stewart Living. A combination of classic clips, original commentary, and a few unexpected surprises, Whatever, Martha! promises to shed a whole new light on the Martha Stewart you know and love.”

Watch a show now! but you might get addicted.

Make something unique from those ineffecient bulbs…

Make your own

I was recently in New York enjoying the city with my sister and my mom.  I love visiting the shops to see the spectacular window and store displays, especially during Christmas.  This is a personal favorite I found in Antropologie.  I think it would have been even better if the bulbs that were wired were compact fluorescent bulbs.  It’s a great way to use those inefficient bulbs while creating a great fixture.  It could be a unique addition to any eclectic bedroom. Try making it for yourself.

pillow talk & too precious!

Meet Stella & Petey Owl

“Meet Stella & Petey Owl. They’ve been in love since high school and still have the hoots for each other! Our exclusively designed pillows are meticulously handmade with 100% wool felt and filled with a firm poly fill. A single line of stitching runs down the center of each leaf creating a 3-D detail! This modern design is one of three in our new Animal Attraction collection. Loved by both children and adults.”

– by: Modern Dose [“Your Affordable Remedy for Modern Design”]

Georgia Handcrafts

Wood Art of Glen C. Philpot

Former Boy Scout, Glen C. Philpot learned to appreciate wood from an early age. He now is owner, craftsman, and designer or his Georgia based company, Hawkrim Studios. Using salvaged and recycled Georgia trees, Glen hand turns pieces that are “full of sap and life-giving juices.” If compelled to donate a tree, he likes to give one of the resulting vessels in return. The more burled, distressed, s-curved, or freshly fallen, the better.

Creativity & crafts are wonderful

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Don’t miss out on these glorious additions to your life! Check out Three Potato Four to buy, gift, and enjoy funky everyday items, along with some not so everyday iteams.  I love it and I’m sure you will too.  As a plus, they appreciate good design and the environment.  Very comical and creative.

“We’ve always filled our home with things we love and think beautiful stories can be told through the complimentary mix of modern and vintage objects.” -Janet Morales & Stu Eli (creaters of Three Potato Four)

Sweet Home Alabama & There is no place like it

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WWW.alabamachanin.com = FINE HANDCRAFTS!

“At Alabama Chanin we create an array of limited-edition products for the individual and home. Using a mixture of new, organic and recycled materials our products are constructed with care by artisans who live and work in our local communities. All of the Alabama Chanin products lines are made-by-hand in the USA.”