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    We did it! BUST put together the biggest and best shop n' party this city has ever seen! Over 6000 shoppers came to the Holiday Craftacular and let the good times roll with Amy Sedaris and over 200 indie crafty vendors. For most of the afternoon, there was a line reaching all the way down to 6th Avenue! Once inside, happy shoppers loaded up on the coolest and most unique holiday gifts around. And hopefully you stopped by to have your holiday portrait snapped at the Craftacular photo studio.
look good together!Marin Dearie is a New Orleans based artist, designer, and all around rock star. This past summer, a friend of mine had given me a pair of her bird earrings as a gift. Soon after I couldn't help but accumulate an entire flock of different shaped and colored birdies.
You can't help but girl crush out on Keiko from Postlapsaria.
I'm loving this new video from Chicago's Kid Sister and Kanye.
Do you like knitting? Check. What about celebrities? Like them, too? Check. What if you could knit yourself your very own celebrity? You know, to hang out with. Now you can, thanks to Knitted Icons: 25 Celebrity Doll Patterns, by Carol Meldrum (Quirk Books). From Audrey Hepburn and Madonna to Andy Warhol, Mr. T, and Jackie O, Knitted Icons includes basic knitting and sewing instructions to make 25 yarn stars. Each doll stands 10 inches high—perfect for posing on your desk or bookshelf or cuddling up with at night. (C’mon, you know you always had a crush on James Dean.
To quote the very talented Kate Black of Kate Black and Bad Buttons, "If you prefer the company of humans who can hold their own in conversation and control their bowel movements, this is the mirror for you!"Indeed it is.Not only does Kate make adorable buttons, pocket mirrors, and bottle openers featuring things like cheeky feminist quips, retro bombshells, and my favorite urban critter, but she is also responsible for Joan Jett pendants, kitchy notebooks and the most awesomest 3-D bottle opener ever.
Since first discovering the comedic genius of Clay Weiner, I can't stop watching his shorts on YouTube. I've waited 6 long months to finally be able to post one of my favs called, "The Christmas Tree," which features a character that is disturbingly a bit too recognizable as any one of our moms or grandmas. Now pick up that shit.