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birdfriend
Bloomington
purveyor of cute things since 2010!
Interests: sewing, knitting, crocheting, crafting
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AHHH I love these!! I've been thinking of making some mini sparkly letters based off the cute ornaments I've seen at Pottery Barn. I bet your friends will love them!! Mackenzie www.birdfriend.tumblr.com
Toggle Commented Dec 21, 2012 on CRAFTS | Sparkly Letters at Design Editor
what???? these are awesome!! i love everything that's inspired by mexican textiles. my favorite is the blue sweater with thick embroidery and big beads!! mackenzie www.birdfriend.tumblr.com
Toggle Commented Dec 15, 2012 on Cats Brothers! at Style Bubble
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After 3 years and almost 100 posts on my Typepad, I'm finally switching over to Tumblr. I've been unsatisfied with Typepad for a long time-- I should have done this a long time ago! I'm also changing the format a bit. I'll have bite-sized posts more often about fashion, crafts... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2012 at birdfriend
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It's that time of year... falling leaves, howling wolves, shiny skulls... it's SPOOKY SCARY HALLOWEEN! Here are my favorite Etsy picks for this week: 1) Black & White Birds 2) Spiky Mug 3) Wolf Tie Tack 4) Ceramic Skull Ring 5) Maple Leaf Brooch 6) Angel Print 7) Leather Deer... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2012 at birdfriend
For as long as I've known him (2 years) my friend Adam has disappeared every week for something called Contra Dancing. He always comes back excited and satisfied. Me and my friends have pressed him for exactly what contra dancing IS, but he always says that he can't explain it.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at birdfriend
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When I look at other people's blogs, sometimes I get the feeling that their lives are just more beautiful than mine. Whatever they do, whether it's eating, crafting, or just lazing around, is just very very pretty. I know this is all an illusion-- of course everyone wants to make... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2012 at birdfriend
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A few weeks ago, I used some of those nail polish stickers for the very first time. It was Sally Hansen Salon Effects in Tri-bal it On, and though it took me longer than expected to put on, it ended up looking great! It didn't chip at all and lasted... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2012 at birdfriend
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When I was in Germany, I couldn't help but notice all the cute outfits everywhere! Here are my favorites from Nuremberg.... love the ruffly top!! also, the mint flats. a long sheer skirt with a short slip... so romantic! nautical star scarf and cuffed boyfriend jeans. denim maxi dress with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2012 at birdfriend
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I just got back from the trip of a lifetime! It sounds cheesy, I know, but Germany was like nothing I'd ever experienced before. I had never been out of the country! Being surrounded by the foreign language and unfamiliar culture was like being in a dream. Sure, Europe isn't... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2012 at birdfriend
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As a special gift from me and Kohl's, here is a discount code for 10% off any purchase at kohls.com! This can be combined with other discount codes and is good until August 23, so act fast!! Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2012 at birdfriend
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I'm halfway through my Germany trip and thought I'd upload a few pictures while I have internet! So enjoy this little preview of upcoming posts.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2012 at birdfriend
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I'm leaving for a long vacation in Germany tomorrow... so I thought I would post some quick outfit pictures before I go! top: Marshall's shorts: H&M necklace: American Eagle shoes: vintage purse: H&M top: Urban Outfitters shorts: Target belt: Forever 21 purse: American Eagle jewelry: Forever 21 & J. Crew... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2012 at birdfriend
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The good news: I've been working plenty of hours at work! The bad news: I haven't had much time to work on anything else. I've been doing some weird embroidery lately but I'll save that for a later post. But for now, some things I've been into!! ART These awesome... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2012 at birdfriend
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(This is a guest post by my super cool friend Mike Ferris. Mike is a recent graduate from the University of Central Missouri with degrees in Commercial Art Illustration and Studio Art Printmaking. He is currently working and living in Kansas City, Mo. He finds that travel, looking at other... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2012 at birdfriend
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I just wanted to make a quick post to let everyone know that I am now selling my friendship bracelets on etsy! And here are a couple of sneak peeks into what I've been up to lately.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2012 at birdfriend
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(This is a guest post by the delightful Valerie Detwiler, a fashion design student and intern at one of my favorite blogs, What I Wore. I've featured her awesome sense of style before at HerCampus!) Hello, Birdfriends! About a month ago I went up to Indy for some pre-summer shopping.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2012 at birdfriend
wow, i love this idea! i always make goals for a semester, because i'm in college, but breaking things up even more would help me, i think :)
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birdfriend is now following elise blaha cripe
Jun 29, 2012
What a great idea! I'm guilty of spending hours on one scrapbook page and I think this is a lot easier and cuter :)
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2012 on DIY : Season Keeper at Fine and Feathered
birdfriend is now following FineandFeathered
Jun 29, 2012
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A few days ago as I was leaving work I stopped by Madewell and discovered that they were having a FANTASTIC sale. An extra 50% off everything on sale! I always like to look through Madewell because it's so inspirational, but I've never really thought I could afford it. But... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at birdfriend
Thank you very much for the feedback! I will definitely add some alt-text for the categories. And I am thinking of making the left column smaller, with fewer pictures, so it's not so busy. You should decoupage your sketchbook! I would love to see it if you do.
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2012 on Fashion Notebook DIY at birdfriend
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I really like the idea of doing a weekly roundup but I still haven't figured out what kind of format I want to use. So here I am, trying something different! I'm going to pick my favorite online finds of the week and talk about what makes them so wonderful.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2012 at birdfriend
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I love pretty things. And who doesn't? So if I find anything, ANYTHING within my reach that is plain or boring, I find myself with an urge to decorate it. Luckily that's easy to achieve with this cheap and simple DIY! You will need: an old/boring notebook (or any other... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2012 at birdfriend
birdfriend is now following Carol
Jun 16, 2012