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Women Who MAKE: Simes Studios

December 14, 2017 Interviews

If you’re new to the Women Who MAKE series, welcome! This blog series features an artist, maker or creative excelling in…

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Women Who MAKE: KUFRI Textiles

July 9, 2017 Interviews

I’m excited to introduce you to Mili Suleman of KUFRI today! When Mili and I first connected, I could tell she…

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Women Who MAKE: Veronica Sheaffer

May 31, 2017 Interviews

I’m always enamored with off-beat style; individuals who own their look and aren’t afraid to be themselves. This goes in fashion…

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Women Who MAKE: Zoe Pawlak

Centered By Design: Women Who MAKE Interview – Artist Zoë Pawlak This month, I’m thrilled to introduce you to Canadian artist…

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Women Who MAKE: Angela Chrusciaki Blehm

April 2, 2017 Interior Design, Interviews

The wide world of Instagram led me to the work and home of artist Angela Chrusciaki Blehm. Her profile read, “Obsessed…

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Save the Date: Art Fair Fundraiser

February 26, 2017 Tips + Resources, Yoga + Lifestyle

SAVE THE DATE!! – FRIDAY, MARCH 24th, 6pm – 9pm Very excited to announce a fundraising shopping event to benefit Loom…

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Women Who MAKE: Ashley Mary Art

February 6, 2017 Interviews, Styling Lessons

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching I cannot think of a better month than February to arrive at an artist’s studio, and…

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Women Who MAKE: Jane Denton Art

January 25, 2017 Interviews

Ah! Today’s interview gives me a huge case of wanderlust! New Zealand based textile artist, Jane Denton is our creative woman…

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Women Who MAKE: Justice of the Pies

December 19, 2016 Interviews

I gathered a group of my entrepreneurial gal pals this fall and headed out to Grace Bonney’s book tour event. I…

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Women Who MAKE: Hapi Art and Pattern

November 1, 2016 Interior Design, Interviews

Today, I’m so excited to bring you into the bold and colorful world of Kristi Kohut of Hapi Art and Pattern….

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Women Who MAKE: Rehabitat Interiors

October 10, 2016 Interior Design, Interviews

Have you ever had a design crush? For me, it’s a situation where I look at the work of said designer/s…

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Women Who MAKE: Lillabarn Clothing

September 5, 2016 Interviews

It’s September 6th, 2016 and it’s officially back-to-school around here! While we don’t have any little ones just yet, my husband…

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Women Who MAKE: Francois et Moi

August 2, 2016 Interviews

Taking on your first fixer-upper can be daunting process, even for a designer like moi. You never know exactly what you’ll…

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Women Who MAKE: Avium Flowers

July 6, 2016 Interviews

Women Who MAKE Interview – AVIUM FLOWERS Flowers. There is nothing quite like the natural beauty of a wild bouquet. If…

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Women Who MAKE: Clementine Studio

June 5, 2016 Interviews

There’s power in reaching out to like-minded people. You’ll always hear me advocating for collaboration and not competition. Practice finding joy…

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Women Who MAKE: Carolina Mariana Photography

May 2, 2016 Interviews

This month’s interview comes with a very special thank you to the talented woman who has been behind the camera at…

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Baking with Dinah of Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain – Almond Biscotti Recipe

We are lucky to have the talented Dinah of Spinning J Chicago share a delicious recipe with us today. Her light…

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Women Who MAKE: Spinning J Bakery and Soda Fountain

April 4, 2016 Interviews, Tips + Resources

I’m really excited about this month’s WWM feature friends. Mostly because it involves ice cream, pie and cookies!!! Okay, while that…

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Women Who MAKE: Elytra Textiles

March 1, 2016 Interviews

There are some talents that truly baffle me. It’s usually those left brain talents like spreadsheet aficionados that leave me in…

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DIY Upholstery Lesson with Recovered Interior

February 8, 2016 Before + After, DIY Projects

I get so much satisfaction from taking something old, forgotten and (let’s be honest) ugly and making it new and awesome!…

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Women Who MAKE: Recovered Interior

February 1, 2016 Interviews

Happy February friends, I’m excited to welcome you to another edition of Women Who MAKE. This month’s feature combines two of…

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Women Who MAKE: Relativity Textiles

January 4, 2016 Interior Design, Interviews

I’m really excited for you all to meet Erin. This woman is making it HAPPEN with her own two hands! She’s juggling…

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Women Who MAKE: Natalie Bowen Designs

November 30, 2015 Interviews

It’s been a fabulous year of Women Who MAKE! I can’t believe this will be the last feature for 2015. To…

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Women Who MAKE: Artist Emily Proud

November 1, 2015 Interviews

This month’s feature is brought to you by the power of Instagram. I have no idea how I stumbled across Emily’s…

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Women Who MAKE: Sophia Reyes Designs

September 30, 2015 Interviews, Tips + Resources

Today, I’m thrilled to bring you a behind the scenes look into the studio of womenswear clothing designer, Sophia Reyes David….

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Women Who MAKE: Five Month Round Up

September 8, 2015 Interviews, Tips + Resources

This month, I wanted to take a quick pause and recap the amazing ladies featured on Women Who MAKE thus far….

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Women Who MAKE: Convivial Production, Inc.

August 2, 2015 Interviews, Tips + Resources

Hey beautiful people! Thanks for following along with the Women Who MAKE series. This marks month number five of the series,…

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Women Who MAKE: The Nate Berkus Studio Team

Hello world! I’m super smoking excited to bring you this month’s Women Who MAKE interview x3! As some of you may…

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Women Who MAKE: MegMade

There is so much good stuff happening with this month’s Women Who Make! #1 – My interview with Meg Piercy was…

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Women Who MAKE: Argaman&Defiance

April 30, 2015 Interviews

It’s the second installment of Women Who MAKE, yay! If you’re new to the blog, welcome! This is a monthly post…

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