Category Archives: Projects

Let’s Download Fun Vintage Stuff!

One of my very favorite blogs, The Painted Hive, featured a gorgeous framed Audobon flamingo print that Kristine downloaded, had printed, and framed herself. She included a link to the site where she got the art: The Audubon Society very generously offers high-resolution downloads of the beautiful bird art featured in James John Audubon’s body of work.  I […]

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Snapbox.

[UPDATE: I’m super-bummed to report that SnapBox has initiated an incredibly steep increase in their prices — prices have more than tripled (I paid $11.99 for a 16X20 print that is now priced at $39.99). Though I thought they were under-priced when I ordered from them, in my opinion they’ve moved past reasonable into the […]

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A note from a long-lost friend.

(I’m the long-lost friend, in case that’s not obvious.) So it’s been a while! I am so lucky that you guys continue to check this blog, given the distance between posts. I don’t understand why it has become so difficult to update — in Chicago, I had a full-time job, twins, a social circle, and […]

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You win some, you lose some.

So as you might know from my incessant chatter about it, Shara and I sold at a Holiday Bazaar on Saturday. I took all of my holiday projects — the signs, the trays, and the caddies. Foolishly, I had the thought “I hope I don’t sell EVERYTHING because then I will have to make a […]

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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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