The Sketch Book — DIY

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DIY Inslee National Stationery Show Sock Bun The Sketch Book

This week I'm preparing for the National Stationery Show. I love taking this time out of my normal schedule to indulge in all the crafting/DIY adventures that it takes to build a trade show booth design. It's definitely a hair-up, old-tshirt-on kind of week. I love it! Especially because I've recently discovered the SOCK BUN. I think I may be the late to the sock bun party, because when I typed "sock bun" into pinterest about fifteen thousand examples of how to make one came up. But... In case you don't know about this marvelous hair management technique: Step one:...

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Stationery Show: The Arrival

DIY Inslee By Design Javits Center National Stationery Show News and Events NSS

Hi from NYC! Yesterday was wildly productive for NSS prepping. Here is our before picture (check out my mom's buff yoga arms) and about an hour - I'm serious ONE hour - later this was the "after" scene. Are we efficient or what!? be amazed. if you think this was easy to construct... it wasn't. Look how thrilled I am with my DIY project and my new official NSS badge necklace... look at that face. So full of hope and pride. Who wouldn't buy cards from me? Ok guys, today is the final set up day! I hope we finish...

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Golden... Man Repellers

Alexander Wang Anne Hathaway Carolina Herrera DIY golden globes H&M Hermes Mongolian Fur Olivia Wilde red carpet the man repeller The Sketch Book TOMTOM Valentino

Goodmorning! So let me guess. Right now you are groggily dragging yourself through your daily blog wanderings and you are getting smacked in the face by picture after picture of Olivia Wilde. Which brings me to my first question of the week - when did Olivia Wilde get so important? I think it happened somewhere in between when she decided to wear the entire market supply of brown tulle to the globes and when she was the first person to show up on the red carpet. I decided to take the road less traveled on this monday after the globes...

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