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Mammoth & Co

Pretty fantastic. Artist run and full of beautiful, inspiring pieces, if you’re looking for ideas for holiday offerings, check out Mammoth & Company.


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Let’s be weird together.

“We are all a little weird and life’s a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love.” – Dr. Seuss

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The handmade connection.

“Handmade is a simple desire to be present and feel more connected to each other.

— Karie Reinertson, the artist behind Shelter (handmade loveliness) based out of Asheville. Read her recent interview on Etsy.

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Get some new summer threads.

Here are my latest favourites from Threadless/Society 6, from top to bottom:
Anna Axilla’s “Eclipse Venn Diagram”
Wacharapong’s “M!aw”
Rachael Smith’s “Be Happy Now” (this is just a print! No t-shirt version just yet.)

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The Illustrious Illustrator

I’ve been experimenting with Adobe Illustrator and I’m not sure if I’ve managed to retain the quirky character of my hand drawn friends in digital form. What do you think?
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A Chet and Dot New Year!

New Year blessings and love from me + this owl softie from Chet and Dot.

Amongst other crafty delights, Chet and Dot makes these beautiful softie animals out of felt, fabric and other upcycled materials.  They have the most sublime expressions I have ever seen!

From my heart to yours, may your 2010 be full of…

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penguin & fish

Look, soft! Look, lovely! The soft lovelies from penguin & fish never cease to melt my heart! 

Alyssa, the illustrator and artist behind p&f, designs everything from stationery to embroidery patterns.  And, of course, her sweet cats.  Check her out on etsy + blogspot.

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