Category Archives: Inspiration from Magazines

All the cool kids are doing it.

I’ve been slightly obsessed with all of the posts about blowing photos up with Staples’ Engineering Prints process. You can get black and white enlargements up to 3X4 for under $10. This process is meant for simple line drawings, like architectural plans, but some genius on the Internet tried it with photos, someone pinned it, […]

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Oh, Martha.

I adore this idea from a Martha Stewart Living Magazine a few months back: It’s one of those menu strip thingys you see in diners. Love it! I have a real love/hate relationship with that magazine these days. I’ve got nearly 8 months worth stacked up that I haven’t read yet — they’re just so […]

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Fun with Fabric.

How many pieces of cool fabric do I find on my weekly thrift jaunts? So much of it just begs to be displayed, too. Here’s an awesome idea of how to do just that. I really love this. Maybe we should do this instead of wallpaper in the babies’ room? Yes, I’ve still got wallpaper […]

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Shadowboxes.

I’ve been meaning to do this for so long. The nursery might be my impetus to finally start this project. I have so many 3-D pieces of memorabilia from family members that are difficult to display, so this would be perfect for that. Since we live so far away from our families, it’s really important […]

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Sparkly! Blingy!

This is the kind of thing I see myself creating with the myriad of vintage broaches and earrings I have stashed away — from Martha Stewart Living: But, seriously, people. Where would I wear something like that? Plus, there’s the fact that I can’t bring myself to part with any of the vintage rhinestones I’ve […]

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