Crafty

June 14, 2009

Yesterday, I went to the Handicraft Exchange with some friends.  It was held in conjunction with the Independent Music + Art Festival downtown.  I got some cool stuff:

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Students at VSAI – a nonprofit to bring arts education to individuals with disabilities – made these small ceramic bowls.  For $5, you got to pick out your bowl and they filled it with the ice cream flavor of your choice!  Proceeds went directly back to the program and its students.

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Mythdemeanor! prints keen designs on thrifted and hand-sewn clothing.  I love my upcycled necktie with white syringe!  (I’ve been rocking the menswear lately.)

I also wanted to get an über-cool mug from Sally Harless, who prints her original illustrations on all types of items.  I fell in love with a thrifted sea foam green mug with a colbalt blue squid printed on the side.  I should have bought it when I first saw it, because when I went back, it was gone.  Sadness ensued.  However, she currently has a Narwhal coffee mug for sale at her Etsy shop.  Hmm…

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It’s so awesome and so punk…

January 8, 2009

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…it almost makes me cry, I love it so much.