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Now Playing: Howard’s End

The history of film class I am taking has me thinking a lot about movies. Plus, there’s the recent posts I’ve done about The Great Gatsby and Anna Karenina, both of which are going to be coming out soon (November for Anna Karenina and Summer 2013 for The Great Gatsby). With films on the brain, … read more

Anna Karenina

Photographed by Mario Testino, Vogue, October 2012. Since Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby isn’t coming out until Summer 2013–it was pushed back from this December–I guess the next movie that I am looking forward to it Anna Karenina. Yes, I do have a thing for movies made based on literature….hmm, especially some British period dramas, … read more

Indie Fixx Book Club: Swamplandia! Book Review

Heather McCaw is a visual artist and occasional art writer with an eclectic background in painting, newspaper editing, English literature, and Middle Eastern studies. She runs her own blog and has her own Etsy shop and she shares a review for Swamplandia! for a long overdue installment of the Indie Fixx Book Club. Get in … read more

Spring 2012: Stencil 201

by guest contributor Heather Buzzard Your spring class load is here, and it’s light, easy, and outlined in silver! Stencil 201 with Ed Roth is your first and only assignment. This cheeky follow-up to his first workbook is more like a delightfully designed folder to hold all your favorite outlines, and includes 25 reusable stencils … read more

Design*Sponge at Home…Goes on Tour!

by guest contributor Heather Buzzard These weighty coral texts were never meant to serve as umbrellas, but they were called upon to serve this duty on a rainy Thursday night at Atlanta’s West Elm, where the reigning online DIY queen’s first book was celebrated, signed, clutched, petted and hovered over. Grace Bonney and Amy Azzarito … read more

Indie Fixx Book Club: Good Reads

Erica Williams from Subtle Acts shares some good reads for the Indie Fixx Book Club. Get in touch with me if you want to contribute to the Book Club by writing a post. xoxo – jen! I’m sure that I am not the only one with more books in my “To Be Read” pile than … read more

Indie Fixx Book Club: Guerrilla Libraries

Amy Foster from How to. Why Not? What the? helps to revive the Indie Fixx Book Club with her post about Guerrilla Libraries.  Get in touch with me if you want to contribute to the Book Club by writing a post. xoxo – jen! {image from Daily Mail} via PC Sweeney’s Blog. Bondi Beach Library … read more

Just a few things

I’m looking for folks who want to share share their homes via a virtual home and/or studio tour. You can see past examples here. Do you want to share a book you just read, put together a curated collection based on a book, do a top ten book list or have some other idea for … read more

Indie Fixx Book Club: The Summer Book Swap page

Kerry from Darlin shares her Summer Book Swap for the Indie Fixx Book Club. Get in touch with me if you want to contribute to the Book Club by writing a post. xoxo -  jen! {{image from A Beach Cottage}} By guest contributor Kerry It’s such a pleasure to guest blog here (really, I think … read more

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