Supporting Black Artists Part 1

Shaina McCoy I love the way Shaina McCoy applies layers upon layers of oil paint in her portraits. Using her brushes as sculpting tools, the Minneapolis-based artist uses bold textures and featureless faces to evoke…

Supporting Black Designers Pt 1

Wow, guys. The world has taken a turn this past week. Last week, we were all stunned by yet another Black life unjustly taken in America. And finally, after one too many familiar, tragic and…

A Room Refresh

The days are long and the weeks are short. Does anyone else feel the same? With all this time spent at home, we’ve been tackling a long punch list of to-dos around the house. Over…

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DIY Tissue Paper Tie Dyeing

I recently stumbled upon a dyeing project, using tissue paper (gasp), on Pinterest and for days, I couldn’t stop thinking about it. It seemed too good and easy to be true. After much experimentation, I’m…

DIY Beaded Daisy Chain Bracelet

Honestly, is there anything happier than daisies?! I was desperately needing a dose of happy over the weekend and whipped up a few colorful bracelets to soothe the soul. Making daisy chains from seed beads…

Babaá Knitwear

Although I haven’t purchased a single article of clothing in two months, I’ve been yearning for the next perfect sweater: an oversized jumper, a long knit cardigan, a warm turtleneck . . . anything. I…

DIY Natural Sourgrass Dye

One of our family’s most enjoyable moments during social distancing has been daily walks around the neighborhood. Getting outside once a day is a luxury that was seemingly taken for granted prior to these strange…

DIY Doodle Embroidered Sweatshirt

Mastering the art of embroidery has pulled me out of some dark and anxious moments these past couple of weeks. One late evening last week, I picked up an old embroidery hoop, my trusty box…