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Inspiration at Shop Terrain

Yesterday, I went to Terrain with one of my friends. It’s been a busy and emotional couple of months for me–what with Grandmom passing away and Indie Fixx Jr. graduating college and moving out–and I needed a girls’ day out. Lucky for me, I have a good friend who remembered I wanted to visit Terrain … read more

Tractorgirl : My fave things #4 – bowls

Hi, I’m Julie Gibbons. I’m a maker – but more, I am an admirer of the things other people make. Here, I am sharing with you some of my favourite types of handmade things. I love a good bowl – they are both beautiful and endlessly practical, and I would say that almost certainly, everyone … read more

Next animal trend?

There’s just been so many animal trends…we’ve had birds (anyone watch Portlandia? Put a Bird On It!), deer, foxes,  squirrels, owls, bears, sharks, hedgehogs, octopi, pigs, moose, narwhals, polar bears, penguins, jellyfish, pandas, wolves,  bees, seahorses and on and on and on. Some have come and gone and some are here to stay. Owls for … read more

I’m making a terrarium

One of gifts I’m giving myself this holiday season (you don’t gift yourself? hmm, you gotta reevaluate that) is a terrarium. No, I’m not buying a ready made terrarium, but I am putting one together myself. I may be the last person on the interwebs who hasn’t yet built a terrarium, but I’ve dying to … read more

Guest Blog: A Collection of Fall Favorites…by Khristian A. Howell

by guest contributor Khristian A. Howell For me fall always represents a fresh start. The in and out focus of the summer is over, and my clarity returns. I love the feeling of settling in, getting cozy, and digging into inspiration. This time of year feels like when you have the chance to melt into … read more

Art Star Craft Bazaar Home & Art

On Saturday, I attended the Art Star Craft Bazaar in Philadelphia. Art Star is a shop in the Northern Liberties area of Philly and every year (for about the last 5 or 6 years) the ladies behind Art Star (Megan and Erin) have put on an ever-increasingly amazing indie craft show. This year was the … read more

Haiti Relief Fundraiser Auction Day 10 – Last Day!

Today is the last auction benefit the Red Cross International Response Fund! You can still bid on Day 9 Auction items as well until January 27th at 11:59 pm EST, so let’s make it count! Be sure to visit the Haiti Relief Fundraiser page for all the details about the donaters and the auction particulars. … read more

Winter Love Galleria

The Winter Love Galleria is up today and I’m so pleased with it. You should visit and see who is participating, there are some really amazing shops and goodies! Plus, there’s lots of coupon codes to be found. The Indie Fixx Galleria is an online showcase of handmade, indie-made & vintage goods. Think of it … read more

Wednesday Indie Artist Fixx with Sofia & Raquel Masri

You know that old saying “the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree”? Well, it sure is true about mother daughter artists Raquel Masri & Sofia Masri. Both ladies are ceramicists—Sofia creates jewelry pieces and her mom, Raquel, makes tiles, buttons, and home décor pieces. I’ve been aware of Sofia’s jewelry for a while now, … read more

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