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Tools of The Trade: Alisha Nicole of Early August

March 30, 2015

I first discovered Alisha Nicole on Instagram a few months ago and we’ve been internet pals ever since. Alisha operates and runs Early August, a boutique online shop

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Week In Review: Friends of Type Have a New Poster, Frooti’s New Campaign,...

March 28, 2015

1. Friends of Type released a new poster. It makes me happy. 2. Mike Monteiro answers the question: Mule has a pretty balanced gender split. Is this a conscious decision? And

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Seven Years and Three Blogs Later: What I’ve Learned From Blogging

March 27, 2015

I first started blogging back in 2008 when I was 18 and attending art school. I mostly shared YouTube skits (I share that link with extreme apprehension), scribbles from my

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Calling all Creative Hustlers! Share Your Tools of The Trade

March 26, 2015

What are the apps, tools, software, songs, services or programs or products that you can’t work without? It could be a book you come back to when you need a dose of

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Playlist No. 30 (And a New Design?)

March 25, 2015

A mellow mix of some new songs from some of my favorite artists, perfect for the office or your commute. A bit of folk, indie, instrumental, low-key hip hop and alt.

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This Week in Photos: My Life (& Home) Has Forever Changed Thanks To...

March 23, 2015

My gosh, what a week it’s been. On Sunday March 15th, we got a puppy. It was a decision we had been in the midst of making for years, but it finally dawned on Shawn and

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Week In Review: Old Faithful Has Come to Toronto, Spicy Beef Salad, the...

March 20, 2015

1. Fort Makers, a Brooklyn-based art collective, chats and answers some questions about their studio on Front + Main. 2. James Greigg shares what he wished he knew before

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Music Playlist No. 29

March 18, 2015

Good thing I made most of this playlist last week because I’ve been a bit distracted this week with the newest addition to our family, Piper! Yes, we got a puppy and

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My First Juice Cleanse: The Skeptic’s Experience

March 16, 2015

I personally think most cleanses are bogus. Most seem too extreme, unhealthy and unfortunately target people who want a quick-fix, fad solution to weight-loss or health. So I

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Week In Review: DIY Moon Phase Hanging, Cuba, Sydney Sie, Andrew Marchbank, AdamJK...

March 14, 2015

1. This door is made from delicate flowers pressed in a resin film between two thin sheets of glass. How can I make my own?! Oh gosh. 2. This large scale acrylic on canvas

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Ello… Is It Me You’re Looking For? (Where The Ladies At?)

March 12, 2015

A few months ago I got an invite to join *Ello and I finally did just that. I don’t really know how it works, but nonetheless I’ve spent some time on there and

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Kanye (Officially) Releases ‘Season’, a Zine of His Fashion Line

March 11, 2015

At 4:07 pm today (March 11th, 2015), Kanye tweeted out a link to a zine for his Adidas clothing line. The download link is titled

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