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kelly purkey
new york, new york
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It's one of my favorite times of the year - Spring Break! I'm heading to Paris for my own little break + belated birthday present and I hope you're taking one of your own. In April at Destination Documented, I'll... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Kelly Purkey
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I would literally be lost without Google Maps. It's one of the most used apps on my phone and something that I simply cannot travel without. Google Maps turned ten years old on March 24th and in celebration I wanted... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Kelly Purkey
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It's funny seeing that almost exactly four years ago, I blogged about how I dream about moving to Portland. Last week I packed up and moved all the way across the country, making that dream come true. To be honest,... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Kelly Purkey
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It's closed for maintenance right now but unfortunately the Ready Jet Set kits sold out a few days ago.
Hi Elise, I'm way behind on the cool gadgets and still use a really old Big Shot machine. Works just fine for me and super easy to use: http://bit.ly/1FNJ3Oz
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Nine at Kelly Purkey
Hi there, unfortunately going forward I won't be restocking any kits - I'm sorry!
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Nine at Kelly Purkey
Hi Katie! You should definitely get back into scrapbooking, that would be awesome. The clear things are acrylic blocks that the clear stamps automatically stick to. Super easy to use. I like these blocks because there are lines printed on them to make sure your stamp is on the block straight: http://bit.ly/1xHEqPr
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Nine at Kelly Purkey
Ahhh yes! It took me YEARS to realize that plastic cover and sticker was in there for a reason! These were used for classes before, so I think they've weren't maintained very well. Thanks for sharing the tip though :)
Toggle Commented Mar 20, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Nine at Kelly Purkey
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I'm heading back to Paris in a couple of week so it's a good time to start brushing up on my French. For this week's Five on Friday I have a round-up of cute tops with French words. Tres trendy!... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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Here's Week Nine of my album, which includes a lot of photos from a three day trip out to Portland. I've put together a video showing my process for putting together the spread. It took me just slightly under an... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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I am undeniably, inexplicably addicted to coffee. I realized the other day that all my clothes smell like coffee. I love it. Besides the taste + the jolt, I really enjoy being in coffee shops. That's where I work the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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My shop is updated for the month with a new kit called Ready... Jet Set designed by the fabulous Christine Herrin. She's so damn talented. We're in talks about putting together a workshop in Manila this summer - would love... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
Hi Diana, I have some Portland things blogged here: http://www.kellypurkey.com/its_me_kp/pdx/ and I highly recommend this book - it's so great: http://bit.ly/1b8zpL8
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One | Two Three (also comes in London or SF) | Four (also comes in New York) | Five I have my fair share of Old Navy graphic tees and I spotted some great ones right now that are travel... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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Today I wanted to share a mini album I made using the new Clearly Kelly Wallet Album (coming to my shop soon) so you can see how easy it is to use to make a mini album. Seriously, you're going... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Favorite Finds
Hi there, these were printed at Costco. Sorry, in some posts I do mention it and in others I forget. Here are a couple posts where I talk about preferences for printing photos: http://www.kellypurkey.com/its_me_kp/2015/02/2015-project-life-week-four.html http://www.kellypurkey.com/its_me_kp/2014/05/c.html
Toggle Commented Mar 12, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Eight at Kelly Purkey
Hey there Jen, that is a great question! When A Beautiful Mess announced their Kelly Moore camera bags I was drooling - they look amazing. And a laptop fits in there too! http://store.kellymoorebag.com/collections/all/products/a-beautiful-mess
Toggle Commented Mar 11, 2015 on What to Pack: Tote Bags at Kelly Purkey
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I've been talking about pouches, bags, suitcases, and now comes my favorite totes. For a while now I've been toting around a tote bag instead of my purse, especially when traveling. It's much easier to carry my laptop in, along... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
Awesome - so glad you're trying 6x12 too!
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Eight at Kelly Purkey
That was a fun night! Let's go back :)
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Eight at Kelly Purkey
Thanks so much, Kalyn! It's definitely do-able and fun, jump right in and give it a try :) I shot that photo with my iPhone and edited with VSCO - my process for that is in this post here: http://www.kellypurkey.com/its_me_kp/2014/10/tutorial-editing-photos-on-your-phone.html
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2015 on 2015 Project Life: Week Seven at Kelly Purkey
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How are we already through Week Eight? Two months down already and March is speeding by as well. I need one big giant nap (hmmm actually I've had many - they just haven't been documented in this album. Maybe I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
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There's no shortage of amazing pizza in Brooklyn, but one of my favorites can be found down in DUMBO. Right under the Brooklyn Bridge you can eat at Grimaldi's or Julianna's. They've got a long related history (along with Patsy's)... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Kelly Purkey
Love that idea!
Toggle Commented Mar 9, 2015 on Two Hours with Proper Assembly at Kelly Purkey